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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Winter clothes can be found in bags for those who need them all day until March 31.

Unitarian Universalist Church organizes winter clothes project

ANNA HARO, Evergreen reporter February 6, 2024

Labeled bags of clothes hang from yarn on a fence looking over the South Fork Palouse River off Main St. for those who need them. The City of Pullman, Neill Public Library and the Unitarian Universalist...

Library patrons grabbing some Spring into STEM bags.

Spring into STEM with rocket pulleys and paper plate mazes

JULIA MESSEGEE, Evergreen reporter May 22, 2023

Whether rocket pulleys or paper plate mazes, the Neill Public Library’s Spring into STEM grab-and-go activity bags have it all. Neill is offering free bags with STEM activities for youths up to age...

Will Hunt (left) and Johnathan Lyga (right) on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2023.

Neill Public Library hosts tax preparation assistance

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor February 16, 2023

Neill Public Library will be hosting a tax preparation assistance program almost every Saturday from Feb. 4 to April 8 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Library Director Dan Owens said the program is run by the...

Rachael Ritter reads to young children as Mother Goose twice a week at Neill Public Library.

Mother Goose story time brings Pullman community together

ANNA MICHALSON, Evergreen reporter October 11, 2022

Mother Goose-themed story times are not a new phenomenon. The Neill Public Library in Pullman has been embracing this childhood staple, and is bringing fun and family time back into reading.  During...

Since Neill Public Library was founded in 1922 by American Association of University Women, it has been in seven different locations and collected 100,000 books.

Neill Public Library celebrates its 100th year this week

JOSIAH PIKE, Evergreen news co-editor June 19, 2022

Neill Public Library will celebrate its centennial on Monday and hold a week of events from Tuesday to Saturday, commemorating years of service in the Pullman community. “We’re hoping that people...

City Council reviews public librarys annual report, hears aquifer update

City Council reviews public library’s annual report, hears aquifer update

MOLLY WILK, Evergreen reporter February 16, 2022

Joanna Bailey, Neill Public Library director, presented the 2020 annual report at the City Council meeting Tuesday night.  The presentation was delayed two years as a result of the pandemic and its...

Public art cannot be removed due to public complaint, according to Pullman City Council policy.

Thomas Jefferson painting movement up to library director discretion

GENEVA BREMS, Evergreen reporter February 14, 2022

After calls for its removal, the Thomas Jefferson portrait is still on display at Pullman's Neill Public Library. The Library Board of Trustees concluded that Library Director Joanna Bailey will ultimately...

ATVP and the library plan on hosting events to discuss topics such as domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking to help increase awareness within the community.

Local library, organization partner to increase sexual assault, domestic violence awareness

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Editor-in-chief January 21, 2022

Neill Public Library is partnering with Alternatives to Violence of the Palouse to provide various resources to the community to increase awareness and help survivors of sexual assault and domestic violence. Library...

Pullman City Councilmember Nathan Weller is the first guest to read on July 5.

Neill Public Library to feature local guest readers this week

MELINA ERNST, Evergreen reporter July 4, 2021

Neill Public Library’s Summer Reading Program will feature three local celebrity guest readers this week.  Pullman City Councilmember Nathan Weller is the guest reader on July 5; Meg Gollnick, Pullman...

Vaccinated guests are not required to wear a mask or follow social distancing guidelines.

Neill Public Library to lift COVID-19 restrictions

VICTORIA GIOMI, Evergreen reporter July 4, 2021

Neill Public Library announced Friday it will lift COVID-19 restrictions and reopen on July 6 with longer hours. The library will be open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m....

During the program, more than 1,500 ‘Grab and Go’ Activity Bags will be handed out, in addition to access to more than 25 online classes.

Public library to host seven-week summer reading program

SAYDEE PHOTHIVONGSA, Evergreen news editor June 6, 2021

Children up to the age of 17 can enjoy Neill Public Library's reading program from June 14 to July 30.  Participants have the opportunity to participate in creative activities and the chance...

Each city department will have a slight increase in budget requests, said Mike Urban, finance director and interim city administrator.

City departments present preliminary budget requests

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter November 4, 2020

Pullman City Council started its budget process for 2021 and 2022, hearing proposals from city departments that will be determined on or after Nov. 17.  Councilmembers emphasized the need for economic...

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