Ned M. Barnes Northwest Room
The Northwest Room will close to the public on February 14, 2020 through 2021 for Downtown Library renovation. When the Downtown Library reopens in late 2021/early 2022 it will include an enhanced Northwest Room experience on the 3rd floor with a focus on the Inland Northwest. Learn more about the Downtown Library renovation and our other library renovation projects at future.spokanelibrary.org.
Northwest Room materials are not available to the public during renovation, but customers can continue to access digitized Northwest Room materials below.
Exhibits, resources, and special collections
These collections, available online, emphasize the most frequently requested subjects in the Northwest Room – the homes, buildings, streets and activities in and around Spokane.
Getting to know the history of your house can be a fun and fascinating process.
Maps offer a whole different dimension to studying and understanding the history of the Pacific Northwest.