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EWU Libraries
320 Media Lane, 100 LIB
Cheney, WA 99004
phone: 509.359.7888

Community Members


Before visiting the EWU Libraries, please see our hours

Borrowing Materials

Community members of the Spokane area who are 18 years old or older may obtain borrowing privileges from EWU Libraries.  In most cases, community borrowers receive the same loan periods as EWU undergraduate students.

To obtain a library card, you will need:

  • current valid picture ID, such as a driver's license,
  • AND another form of identification showing proof of current address, such as a recent phone or power statement

Bring these forms of ID to either the Cheney campus JFK Library Circulation Desk on the main level or to the Spokane Academic Library.

Electronic Resources Available

You may use our EWU Library Search anywhere, but to use our other online resources (article databases, etc.) you must come to the library.

Computer Use

Microsoft Office software is not available for community members. 

Printing & Photocopying

  • For printing, you must buy a copy card for $1, then add money to the card via the PHIL machine next to the photocopiers on the main level. Printing is 5 cents a page.
  • For photocopying, you may use money on the copy card or cash.

Minors in the Library

Community members between the ages of 12 and 17 may obtain borrowing privileges from EWU Libraries with the written consent of a parent or legal guardian. The parent/guardian must accompany the 12-17 year old to the library to obtain a card.

For more information, see Community Borrower Policy.

Directions & Parking

Find out the locations, directions and parking information for the EWU Libraries.

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