Hillsboro Shute Park Branch

Hillary Ostlund, Branch Manager
775 SE Tenth Avenue
Hillsboro, OR 97123
Phone: 
(503) 615-6500
Hours: 
Mon-Wed 10am - 8pm; Thur-Sat 10am - 6pm
Closed: 
Sunday

About Hillsboro Shute Park Branch

Less than a year after swinging sledgehammers kicked off the demolition of the original Shute Park Branch Library’s interior, a new, beautifully-designed community gathering spot opened in March of 2014.

Originally built and opened in 1975, the Shute Park Branch Library had undergone extensive renovations over a period of 10 months. Historic restoration specialist David Wark of Hennebery Eddy Architects built on Shute Park Library’s original, open design in creating a visible and inviting space that features lower stacks, a reflective ceiling, light-finished wood and considerable natural light.

The Shute Park Branch Library is over 15,000 square feet, with 57,000 books, CDs, DVDs, magazines and other items, while 140 new seating places give the community an opportunity to stay and read a while. On the outside, 280 first lines from books, poems and songs grace the new glass wall entrance on the west side. Study rooms, conference rooms and computers may be reserved and used with your library card.

Underneath the finishes and design work, all building systems have been replaced – heating and air conditioning, roof, electrical, plumbing, security and data. Seismic reinforcements can be seen in diagonal beams across some north windows and t-beams running overhead east and west.

Storytimes

  • Book Babies: Tuesdays 10:15 am, birth to 24 months
  • Toddler Time: Fridays 10:15 am, 2-year-olds
  • Family Storytime: Mondays 6:30 pm, birth to age 6
  • Te leo un cuento/Tell me a story: Tuesdays 6:30 pm, all ages
11/1/2014

All day event - Hillsboro Main Library: More than 60,000 items to choose from! You'll find kids books, cookbooks, mysteries, fiction, nonfiction, reference, large print, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs--even videos and LPs at the Friends of the Library Book Sale! Come and browse any time during Library open hours from Friday, October 31 through Sunday, November 9.For more information, visit the Friends' website at http://hillsborolibraryfriends.org Main Library Hours:Monday - Friday 10am - 9pm Saturday 10am - 6pmSunday 12pm - 6pm

11/1/2014

10:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Hillsboro Shute Park Branch: Meet the computer, mouse, and keyboard in this basic hands-on class. Perfect for first-time computer users, this class is repeated on the first Saturday every month.

11/1/2014

10:30 AM to 11:30 AM - Hillsboro Shute Park Branch: Come practice your English or Spanish in a relaxed, conversational setting. Venga a mejorar su español o inglés en un ambiente relajado y divertido.

11/1/2014

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Hillsboro Shute Park Branch: Conozca la computadora, el ratón, y el teclado en esta clase básica participativa. Perfecta para el principiante, esta clase se repite el primer sábado del mes.

11/1/2014

2:30 PM to 3:30 PM - Hillsboro Shute Park Branch: Come celebrate Day of theDead by painting a special calavera (clay skull), a traditional symbol for theDay of the Dead. This Mesoamerican holiday is dedicated to the ancestors andhonors the cycle of life. Registration is required online or at the library, for children in grades3-6.

11/1/2014

2:30 PM to 3:30 PM - Hillsboro Shute Park Branch: Celebrate Day of the Dead by painting aspecial calavera (clay skull); a traditional symbol for the Day of the Dead.This Mesoamerican holiday is dedicated to the ancestors and honors the cycle oflife. For children in grades 3-6. Registration is required onlineor at the library.

11/2/2014

All day event - Hillsboro Main Library: More than 60,000 items to choose from! You'll find kids books, cookbooks, mysteries, fiction, nonfiction, reference, large print, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs--even videos and LPs at the Friends of the Library Book Sale! Come and browse any time during Library open hours from Friday, October 31 through Sunday, November 9.For more information, visit the Friends' website at http://hillsborolibraryfriends.org Main Library Hours:Monday - Friday 10am - 9pm Saturday 10am - 6pmSunday 12pm - 6pm

11/3/2014

All day event - Hillsboro Main Library: More than 60,000 items to choose from! You'll find kids books, cookbooks, mysteries, fiction, nonfiction, reference, large print, audiobooks, CDs, DVDs--even videos and LPs at the Friends of the Library Book Sale! Come and browse any time during Library open hours from Friday, October 31 through Sunday, November 9.For more information, visit the Friends' website at http://hillsborolibraryfriends.org Main Library Hours:Monday - Friday 10am - 9pm Saturday 10am - 6pmSunday 12pm - 6pm

11/3/2014

1:00 PM to 2:30 PM - Hillsboro Shute Park Branch: Are you looking for work, but need to brush up on your computer and technology skills? Come by the library Monday mornings! Our patient and knowledgeable staff and volunteers are happy to teach you tech tricks specially designed for job seekers. Learn about subscription databases, software tutorials, scanners, and other technology available at the Library. Registration is not required but space may be limited. La ayuda también se ofrece en español.

11/3/2014

6:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Hillsboro Shute Park Branch: Thirty to 40 minutes of age-appropriate stories, fingerplays and movement activities for children from birth to age 6.