Garbage pickup, curbside recycling, and clean green pickup will be a day late all week, with Friday's pickup occurring on Saturday due to the Memorial Day holiday. Please have your carts out at point of collection by 6 a.m. on your collection day. See more information regarding city closures.

Spokane Public Library Board of Trustees

Authorized by and Date: RCW 27.12(Title 6)

Mission Statement/Purpose: The Trustees represent the library both to the people and to the governing officials. It is the Trustees' obligation to see that adequate funds are obtained for good library service; to promote the best possible use of all library resources in the area, to improve existing libraries; and to extend library service to those not previously served.

Meeting date, time and location: The Board of Trustees regularly meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 4:30 p.m. Please refer to the below list of meetings for the location. Please check the webpage to confirm time and location.


  • November 21: Indian Trail Library, Events
  • December 19: South Hill Library, Events


  • January 16: Central Library, Events A
  • February 20: Hillyard Library, Events
  • March 19: Indian Trail Library, Events
  • April 16: Liberty Park Library, Events
  • May 21: Shadle Park Library, Events
  • June 18: The Hive, Events C
  • July 16: South Hill Library, Events
  • August 20: Central Library, Events B
  • September 17: Hillyard Library, Events
  • October 15: Indian Trail Library, Events
  • November 19: Liberty Park Library, Events
  • December 17: Shadle Park Library, Events
Members Term Limits
Lara Hemingway 04/01/2020 – 03/31/2025
Mary Starkey 04/01/2019 – 03/21/2024
Shelby Lambdin 01/23/2023 – 03/31/2026
Danielle DeJaegher 04/1/2023 – 03/31/2028
Gary Stokes 12/12/2022 – 03/31/2027



Council Committee
Urban Experience

City Staff
Andrew Chanse
Library Director

Mike Piccolo
Legal Counsel

Paul Dillion
City Council Liaison