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Arizona administrator to lead Spokane Public Library

A library manager in Arizona will be the new leader of the Spokane Public Library. The library’s Board of Trustees voted 5-0 on Tuesday to offer Andrew Chanse the director …

UPDATED: Tue., April 2, 2013, 1:30 p.m.

Arizona librarian picked to head Spokane Public Library

Andrew Chanse will be the new leader of the Spokane Public Library.

Spokane Library open fewer hours than most of its regional counterparts

Seven people stood outside the Hillyard Library as they waited for its doors to open at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. Several more were waiting in their cars. The wait to get …

Library tax could be on ballot

Spokane voters in February may get a chance to save the city’s small library branches and substantially increase branch hours. Spokane City Council President Ben Stuckart is proposing that voters …

Library board appointee has finance expertise

As budget troubles again threaten Spokane’s smaller library branches, the Spokane Library Board of Trustees has a new member with a finance background. The Spokane City Council on Monday voted …

Budget preserves East Side Library

Spokane’s endangered East Side Library will remain open at least another year. The Spokane Public Library branch had been on the chopping block to deal with budget cuts.

Spokane library union set for raises in 2011

Spokane’s unionized library workers will get a 1 percent raise next year, under a contract ratified this week. Not knowing how contract negotiations would end, the library’s preliminary budget set …

Contract may save East Side Library

Spokane’s library workers approved a new contract Tuesday that likely will save enough money to keep the East Side Library open next year. Library trustee Rick White said he has …

Schoolchildren join ranks of library branch supporters

Nearly 50 Spokane students got a lesson in local government Monday as they arrived at City Hall to share their disapproval of the proposed closure of the East Side Library. …

Political opposites align for sake of at-risk library

They disagree on many – perhaps most – of the major issues of the day, but Louise Chadez and Cindy Zapotocky are united on at least one: They strongly oppose …

Marich to join library board

A United Way official will join the Spokane Public Library Board of Trustees in time to decide how to deal with significant budget cuts proposed by Mayor Mary Verner. The …