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North Plains Public Library

Contact Your Library

Will Worthey, Director
31334 NW Commercial St, North Plains, OR 97133-6215
(503) 647-5051

Getting There

Regular Hours

Sunday: Closed
Monday: 10:00 am-7:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am-7:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am-7:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm

About the Library

North Plains Public Library

In 2002, the Friends of the North Plains Public Library converted a 590-square-foot janitor's closet in the Jessie Mays Community Hall into a library which operated there from 2003 to 2006.  In April 2006, Wayne Holm, CEO of Oregon-Canadian Forest Products of North Plains, built and donated to the Friends a 2,500-square-foot library adjacent to City Hall.  In July 2007, the library joined the Washington County Cooperative Library Services. 

Library personnel, furnishings, operations, and all materials are managed by the City of North Plains.  The Library is open 50 hours per week.  Its many programs include a weekly storytime, an annual summer reading program, monthly art and quilt exhibits, monthly book club and writers’ group meetings, author lectures, and the First Friday Flick. The Library has 11 public computers with Internet access and the Microsoft Office 2010 suite of programs.  Free WiFi is available for those with laptops.  For more information, visit our website.

Volunteer

Volunteer Coordinator: 
Carol Aldrich
503-647-5051

Upcoming Library Events

Wednesday, September 28, 2016
10:30 AM - North Plains Public Library: Join us Wednesday mornings for stories, songs, rhymes and finger-plays with volunteer Lauren for babies up to 12 months old. Come meet other families with little ones and introduce your baby to early literacy activities. For babies up to 12 months old.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
11:30 AM to 12:00 PM - North Plains Public Library: Join us for Storytime. The North Plains Public Library helps support Early Literacy by providing age-appropriate storytimes for children from birth to age six. Storytime with Youth Librarian Jackie: Bugs and Insects
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
7:00 PM - North Plains Public Library: Join us at the Library to discuss the book Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and the Future of Neurodiversityby Steve Silberman will be discussed. From the website goodreads.com: “A New York Times bestseller and winnerof the 2015 Samuel Johnson Prize for non-fiction, this groundbreaking bookupends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model foracceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people whothink differently.” New members are welcome to attend. Refreshments willbe served.
Tuesday, October 4, 2016
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM - North Plains Public Library: Join us for a gathering of dedicated knitters, crocheters and quilters. Anyone interested in gathering for camaraderie as you work on yourindividual projects is welcome to do so at the library. Bring your yarn orcloth and needles (or other craft projects) and expect to make new friends andshare ideas.NOTE: This intended to be an informal get-together of crafters; individual or class instruction will not be available.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
10:30 AM - North Plains Public Library: Join us Wednesday mornings for stories, songs, rhymes and finger-plays with volunteer Lauren for babies up to 12 months old. Come meet other families with little ones and introduce your baby to early literacy activities. For babies up to 12 months old.
Wednesday, October 5, 2016
11:30 AM to 12:00 PM - North Plains Public Library: Join us for Storytime. The North Plains Public Library helps support Early Literacy by providing age-appropriate storytimes for children from birth to age six. Storytime with