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Catalog and accounts unavailable starting January 21

The WCCLS catalog and accounts will be unavailable beginning Sunday, January 21 at 6:00pm due to software updates. E-books and other services will still be available; learn about what to expect during and after the updates.

We anticipate that the catalog and accounts will become available sometime on Tuesday, January 23. Thank you for your patience!

Garden Home Community Library

Contact Your Library

Nick Wilczek, Director
7475 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223-9019

Regular Hours

Domingo: 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Lunes: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Martes: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Miércoles: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Jueves: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Viernes: 9:00 am-6:00 pm
Sábado: 9:00 am-3:00 pm

About the Library

An example of a successful local partnership, the Garden Home Community Library began in 1983 when Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District took over a closed elementary school and made space available to local volunteers to organize and operate a library. The initial collection was focused on books for preschool children. In July of 1996 Garden Home became the twelfth public library in the Cooperative Library Services. In recent years the library has been awarded the American Library Association “Star Library” rating for overall efficiency, and is nestled against the beautiful Fanno Creek trail.

Getting There

Meeting Rooms

The GHCL Annex is across the street from the library and is available for reservations.

Upcoming Library Events

Viernes, Enero 19, 2018
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Garden Home Community Library Annex: The first in a series of three films in celebration of holidays and history months! This evening, we are screening Marshall (2017). The film is about a young Thurgood Marshall, the first African-American Supreme Court Justice, as he battles through one of his career-defining cases.
Sábado, Enero 20, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Garden Home Community Library Annex: Join us every third Saturday of the month for a family film in the GHCL Annex! This month we’re watching Cars 3, by Pixar. In this most recent of the Cars films Lightning McQueen wants to prove himself to a new generation of racers. It is rated G and is appropriate for all ages, it has some intense action sequences during the races that may be too scary for children under 5 years of age.
Martes, Enero 23, 2018
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Garden Home Community Library Annex: Looking to join a writer's group? If so, I invite you to come to our next meeting and try it out to see if it’s a good fit for you. We meet on the 4th Tuesday of each month (except December). *It's a small group and we are looking for a additional members. *Different topic each month. • Lead of the group rotates. Each leader can do whatever they want that month. Here are some recent topics: have a critiqueing session, have a write-in, writing dialogue, writing non-fiction book proposal (guest speaker), etc. • Sometimes we send out a monthly writing prompt “homework” each month of 2 pages <or> 1000 words or less. Interested or have questions? Please contact Heather in the library.
Miércoles, Enero 24, 2018
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Garden Home Community Library Annex: Come put your creativity to use and design artwork for the Teen Summer Reading Art Contest. We will provide art materials and a fun atmosphere for you to work on a piece to submit for the 2018 Summer Reading program.This year’s theme is “Libraries Rock”. The winning design will be used for all countywide 2018 WCCLS Teen Summer Reading materials. First Prize artwork will be featured on posters, bookmarks, and buttons countywide.Please note, this contest will run from January 8 to February 12, and participants can learn more about it here: https://www.wccls.org/teen-art-contest
Viernes, Enero 26, 2018
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Garden Home Community Library Annex: Wear your boogie shoes for this fun movement activity! This program is designed with preschoolers in mind, but all ages are welcome to come and dance.
Sábado, Enero 27, 2018
9:00 AM to 6:00 PM - Garden Home Community Library Annex: Feeling nostalgic for the VHS exercise videos you grew up with? We’re projecting 80s workouts for you to exercise to on our 18-foot screen. Wear your favorite neon leg warmers and leotard, or come as you are to enjoy a stylish kick off to a healthy new year.EVERYONE is invited / This event is free / Nostalgia is provided