Sometimes, the library has to come to you. Like when you are a young cancer patient in the Sacred Heart Medical Center pediatric oncology unit, and you may not be able to leave your room, let alone the hospital.
Here, South Hill branch Customer Service Manager Susan Rudder reads to Lily(no last name) while she was undergoing treatment. Several staff members from the South Hill and Downtown branches visit the hospital each week to read and do crafts with the young patients. The program helps lift patient spirits and shift attention from the stress of therapy.
Spokane Public Libraries are focusing more of their energies on outreach to all kinds of community organizations.
Thanks for your ongoing support.