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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

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 reporter June 20, 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, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor 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 5, 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 5, 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 reporter June 7, 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...

Pullman City Councilmembers approved several building developments, including Kamiak Cottages’ planned development and the planned Paradise Hills subdivision project.

Councilmembers approve Kamiak Cottages planned development

SYDNEY BROWN, Evergreen reporter October 21, 2020

The Pullman City Council approved several building developments and heard a presentation on the status of criminal justice in Pullman during its virtual meeting Tuesday night. Construction in town The...

The library’s reopening will be safe and slow, said Joanna Bailey, Neill Public Library director, during a NPL board meeting Wednesday. 

Neill Public Library creates reopening plan, adds days to curbside pickup service

ALEXANDRIA OSBORNE, Evergreen reporter, columnist, copy editor October 15, 2020

The Neill Public Library created a reopening plan that will be implemented when the rate of local COVID-19 cases decreases. The plan follows reopening guidelines that have been set by Gov. Jay Inslee's...

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.

‘We find ourselves needing to essentially reinvent ourselves’

LOREN NEGRON, Evergreen editor-in-chief June 12, 2020

Neill Public Library will begin its curbside pick-up service June 15, which will be available 1-6 p.m. Monday to Friday. “It's been really interesting for public libraries because we have spent a...

Joanna Bailey, director of Neill Public Library, said none of the library employees have been laid off, but the majority have been furloughed.

City workers adjust to uncertainties with employment

BRADLEY GAMBLE, Evergreen reporter May 27, 2020

Due to COVID-19 shutdowns, many staff members working for the City of Pullman have been furloughed until further notice. Furloughed employees work reduced hours but maintain benefits. Joanna Bailey,...

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