Beaverton City Library @ Murray Scholls

John Finn, Branch Manager
11200 SW Murray Scholls Place, Suite 102
Beaverton, OR 97007-9702
Phone: 
(503) 644-2197
Hours: 
Mon-Wed 10–8, Thurs-Sun 12–6

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The Beaverton City Library @ Murray Scholls is a 7,000 sq ft facility located in the Murray Scholls Town Center.  The branch library provides bestsellers and popular materials to its users. The branch places an emphasis on materials for youth and supports curriculum through the middle school level.  (Those wanting to do more in-depth research will need to go to the main library located at the corner of SW 5th and Hall streets.)

Storytimes are presented twice a week during the school year.

The branch library houses approximately 40,000 items including books, DVDs, music CDs, Large Print Books, Books on CD, newspapers, magazines and more.

The branch has 8 internet workstations available for users and a wireless bar for those who bring in their own laptops.


9/30/2014

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM - Beaverton Murray Scholls: We will share longer books, finger plays, songs, action rhymes and flannel stories that all work together to emphasize early literacy development, We create a fun atmosphere where kids can gain print awareness, letter knowledge, basic vocabulary, and phonological awareness, all leading to a path of reading!

10/1/2014

- Beaverton City Library: October1-22, the Beaverton Library Foundation is sponsoring a creative writing contestfor teens in grades 6-12! Entry forms with full guidelines will be available atthe main library and Murray-Scholls Branch and online at http://www.beavertonlibrary.org/teens in the Events &Contests section starting Wednesday, October 1. To enter, simply write a shortstory (1,000 words max.) using the provided prompt. There will be $100, $50,and $25 prizes for the top three winners in both middle and high schooldivisions. Submit your entries at the Murray-Scholls Branch or the teen desk atthe main library by 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, October 22. Winners will beannounced on Friday, November 7. Middle School Prompt – Grades 6-8:Pick up a random object in theroom where you are sitting – write a short story from the point of view of thisobject.High School Prompt – Grades 9-12:Overhear a random snippet of a conversation – it could be on the bus, onthe street, at a store or anywhere! Use this snippet as a prompt to write ashort story.

10/2/2014

11:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Beaverton Murray Scholls: We will develop good listening skills, interest in books and reading, and basic print awareness through short books, lots of silly songs, action rhymes and finger plays.

10/7/2014

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM - Beaverton Murray Scholls: We will share longer books, finger plays, songs, action rhymes and flannel stories that all work together to emphasize early literacy development, We create a fun atmosphere where kids can gain print awareness, letter knowledge, basic vocabulary, and phonological awareness, all leading to a path of reading!

10/9/2014

11:30 AM to 12:00 PM - Beaverton Murray Scholls: We will develop good listening skills, interest in books and reading, and basic print awareness through short books, lots of silly songs, action rhymes and finger plays.

10/12/2014

All day event - Beaverton City Library: October 12-18. CelebrateTeen Read Week 2014 by reading and releasing a great book. Drop by the teen room at the main library orthe Murray-Scholls Branch pick up a book while supplies last. Read it then releaseit into the wild for someone else to find. With a little luck, the book’s dream to travel around the world mightjust become a reality! Grades 6-12.

10/14/2014

9:30 AM to 10:00 AM - Beaverton Murray Scholls: We will share longer books, finger plays, songs, action rhymes and flannel stories that all work together to emphasize early literacy development, We create a fun atmosphere where kids can gain print awareness, letter knowledge, basic vocabulary, and phonological awareness, all leading to a path of reading!