Current Happenings

Come visit our table at the National Lentil Festival August 18-19.  Spin our wheel to win great prizes.  See you there!

Our Purpose

The purpose of Friends of Neill Public Library is to supplement Neill Public Library’s materials, programs, professional development and special needs not covered by the library’s regular budget.

We hope you will help us support Neill Public Library. Join as a member, give a gift, or browse our book sale items which are always available during open library hours.

Friends of Neill Public Library (FNPL) is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization incorporated in the state of Washington. All donations to FNPL are tax deductible according to the Internal Revenue Code.

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A huge thank you to everyone who stopped by our Lentil Festival booth this weekend. There were so many people that spun our wheel that all of our goodies went home with you! ... See MoreSee Less

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Homelessness: The Voices of the Unheard Series continues Monday, August 21st

What are the stories of our community's homeless? What do we know about homelessness? What actions can we take to support community members who may be experiencing homelessness?

To explore these questions, Neill Public Library partners with facilitator and WSU graduate student Nancy Carvajal Medina to host three workshops to dig below the surface of homelessness in our community. Carvajal Medina brings assumptions, beliefs, values, cultural heritages, traditions, and prejudices from non-homeless worlds into dialogue with the worlds of men and women who have experienced homelessness.

In each workshop, stories of homeless individuals collected over three years as part of a doctoral research project will be shared. Attendees will participate in interactive exercises to designed to share insights and knowledge about homelessness, to learn from the lived experiences of different individuals, to use arts (creative writing, drawing, painting) to respond to those experiences, and to discuss actions we can take as a community to support these "houseless" individuals.

Participants will develop new understandings on the houseless experiences by exploring our worlds, developing empathetic listening, dialoguing critically, creating, and acting from the positions we occupy in the community.​​Each workshop is different; participants may attend one, or all, of the series. Workshops are free.

Dates: Mondays: August 14, 21, 28
Place: Hecht Meeting Room

Time: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
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Thanks to Pullman city councilor Nathan Weller, Neill Public Library is giving away free NASA certified eclipse glasses! Protect your eyes and enjoy the eclipse from Pullman’s parks! Glasses and a safety information packet while be distributed on a first come, first served basis while supplies last.

Want to watch the eclipse from indoors? Join us August 21 at 9am in the Hecht meeting room for live streaming of the eclipse from the NASA website! We’ll project video feed onto a big screen for maximum viewing pleasure. This show will cover the path of totality the eclipse will take from Oregon to South Carolina. The program will feature views from NASA research aircraft, high-altitude balloons, satellites and specially-modified telescopes. It also will include live reports from Charleston, as well as from Salem, Oregon; Idaho Falls, Idaho; Beatrice, Nebraska; Jefferson City, Missouri; Carbondale, Illinois; Hopkinsville, Kentucky; and Clarksville, Tennessee.

For more information contact Neill Public Library at 509-334-3595 or
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