Loved this place so much as a teen I rode here from Beaverton to check out books often, often- and hit the bookstores.. Still love the staircase and quiet there.
This library is nothing special. The venerable building is a treasure, but what's inside is nothing much. The trick to getting books here is to go on line and reserve them ahead of time (many will be fetched in from branch libraries). It's a nice efficient system for those who know what they want to read, but offers little for... More
I have always loved libraries, ever since I could read. This is one of the best. Solid location, great resources, excellent facilities and wonderful staff. Go read a book today!
What libraries all used to be, and what they should be, but what now few are. I cherish it. Especially good photography and art sections. Very good online ordering and management system as well for books and films.
Think of this place like Powell's City of Books, except that you have to return what you read; and sadly if you don't live in the general area, I doubt that you could check a book at all. But that doesn't mean you can't have a great time while you're here. This is the most amazing library and it's very... More
This is one of the oldest library's in Oregon, it also has some very good summer time classes for your kids, this historic library takes you back to a much simpler time before wifi, ipads, and smartphones, and lets you re-find the book. But they also have wifi, free computers, with internet, dvd's, and all the currant stuff.
I went to the library to get some books on crafts, and found that they had several to choose from. The place itself is a wonder! Such a wide variety of artwork, and literary arts that I was there for over an hour, and still didn't get to see everything. Not only the books for borrowing, but a wonderful section... More
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