Engaging programs at the library even better with Friends

Friends of the Library are instrumental in bringing literary and cultural events to our community. They promote literacy, support engaging programs and lifelong learning, and provide for specialized materials for career development and to support local businesses.

The Friends sponsor programs for a variety of interests at our libraries and in the community. All programs are free, and we hope you get a chance to enjoy these experiences and workshops.

Programs Sponsored by the Friends

Family Museum Pass Program

The family museum pass program has been generously funded by the Friends of Spokane County Library District and the Diane E. Zahand Fund. Museum passes for Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, Mobius Children’s Museum, and Mobius Science Center, are available to reserve online. Learn more about the program on our website.

Spokane Symphony Pass Program

The Spokane Symphony Pass program offers County Library cardholders the opportunity to attend and experience a professional orchestral performance. For select Sunday matinee performances, multiple passes are available, and each pass is for one ticket that must be exchanged at the Symphony box office. You can check availability and release dates for passes on our website.

SCORE Business Workshops

The following workshops are sponsored by the Friends of the Spokane County Library District

Marketing Plans for Entrepreneurs

There are no guarantees when it comes to marketing, except that without a marketing plan, you’re probably guaranteed to fail. We take a look at how to create a modern day marketing plan that’s flexible and nimble, yet provides a solid roadmap to success for entrepreneurs and small businesses.

NORTH SPOKANE
Thursday, Sep 12, 12–1pm

Space Exploration

This program is sponsored by the Diane E. Zahand fund

Presented by Mobius Science Center Explore space with hands-on activities brought to the library by Mobius Science Center. As indicated, some programs include the planetarium for even more space discovery. Grade K–5. Kids 8 and under must bring an adult.

MORAN PRAIRIE
Thursday, Aug 22, 2–5pm
(includes planetarium)


Local Book Sales

The Friends of the Libraries hold several book sales and programs throughout the year. Please visit often to view updates:

Argonne Library

Saturday (Early bird sale), Sep 28, 2019, 9–10am ($5 admission)
Saturday, Sep 28, 2019, 10am–3pm

Friday, Dec 6, 2019, 6–8pm (during Millwood Christmas Market)

Cheney Library

Saturday, Nov 2, 2019, 9am–2pm

Deer Park Library

AT DEER PARK AUTO FREIGHT BUILDING
Friday, Sep 13, 2019, 9am–4pm
Saturday, Sep 14, 2019, 9am–4pm
Sunday, Sep 15, 2019, 11am–3pm

AT DEER PARK LIBRARY
Saturday, Jan 18, 2020, 9am–4pm (during Winterfest)

Fairfield Library

Saturday, Dec 7, 2019, 10am–4pm

Medical Lake Library

Friday, Oct 11, 2019, 10am–4pm
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019, 10am–3pm

Moran Prairie

Saturday, Aug 31, 2019, 9am–4pm

Saturday, Nov 2, 2019, 9am–4pm
Sunday, Nov 3, 2019, 10am–12pm ($5 a bag of books)

North Spokane Library

Friday, Oct 11, 2019, 10am–3pm
Saturday, Oct 12, 2019, 10am–3pm

Otis Orchards Library

Saturday, Oct 26, 2019, 10am–3pm

Spokane Valley Library

Saturday (Pre-sale), Oct 5, 2019, 8:30am–9:30am ($10 admission)
Saturday, Oct 5, 2019, 9:30am–3:30pm

Saturday (Pre-sale), Jan 25, 2020, 8:30am–9:30am ($10 admission)
Saturday, Jan 25, 2020, 9:30am–3:30pm

Friday (Pre-sale), Apr 24, 2020, 3–5pm ($10 admission)
Saturday, Apr 25, 2020, 9am–3pm

Friday (Pre-sale), Oct 2, 2020, 3–5pm ($10 admission)
Saturday, Oct 3, 2020, 9am–3pm


Meetings

Airway Heights Library

2nd Thursday of the month, 2pm

Deer Park Library

Friday, Oct 4, 2019, 3pm

Medical Lake Library

2nd Monday of the month, 12:30pm

North Spokane Library

Monday, Sep 16, 2019, 7pm
Monday, Oct 21, 2019, 7pm

Spokane Valley Library

4th Wednesday of the month, 12pm