Email questions are answered by Downtown Library staff and are subject to Downtown Library hours. You may be advised that your question requires more extensive research, and that you must come to the library in person. You may also email Reference directly: answers@spokanelibrary.org.

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You can also reach us on the Telephone Reference Line: 509.444.5336 during Downtown Library hours.

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Spokane Public Library will gladly research Spokane topics for out-of-town customers.

For general research questions, please contact your local library.