The Spokane Public Library Foundation exists because of the generosity of many who have committed their time, gifts and financial resources to continue to strive for our library’s excellence.

2019 Citizen Hall of Fame Inductees

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Arts and Letters
Karen Mobley

Economic Development and Business
Jeff Philipps

Education
Deborah K. Johnson

Innovation and Leadership
Toni Lodge

Public Service and Philanthropy
Sister Madonna Buder

Science, Health and Medicine 
Dr. Hrair Garabedian

Community Impact Award
Jerrelene Williamson

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2019 Citizen Hall of Fame Honorees

Arts and Letters
Mike Kobluk
Chris O’Harra

Economic Development and Business
Mark Camp
John E. (Jack) Heath III

Education
Mandy Manning
Dr. Raymond Reyes

Innovation and Leadership
Mary Ann Murphy
Rusty and Nancy Nelson

Public Service and Philanthropy
Lynn Everson
Rev. Percy “Happy” Watkins

Science, Health and Medicine
Dr. Eric Johnson
Anne McClain


The Foundation supports the strategic directions of the library and helps to build and encourage partnerships that strengthen our community.

As the Foundation grows, it continues to be a resource to innovate and expand library’s services.

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The Spokane Public Library Foundation is a 501(c) 3 nonprofit organization that is governed by the Library Foundation Board of Directors.

The board consists of enthusiastic individuals with diverse backgrounds who share a passion for our library and a commitment to continue to enrich our community.

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You can make a difference!

How? By donating to the Spokane Public Library Foundation.

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The Foundation supports the work of the library, whose mission is to provide high quality education for all – opportunities to read, to learn and to discover the world.