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Banks Public Library

Contact Your Library

Denise Holmes, Director
42461 NW Market St, Banks, OR 97106-9019

Regular Hours

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

About the Library

Two girls looking at books next to a bookshelf

The library was established in 1976 as Banks Community Library and moved to its current location in 1997.

Each of the 16 WCCLS libraries are individually governed – by either a city, Washington County, or a nonprofit board. Banks is a city library.

Getting There

Volunteer

Volunteer Coordinator: 
Contact the Library

Meeting Rooms

The Jane Moore Community Room is available for use during and after the library’s open hours. Non-profit, government and local community groups may reserve the space when not needed for Library- or City-related activities. An application to reserve the room must be submitted in advance. Some restrictions do apply. Inquiries about availability, fees and making reservations may be directed to Denise Holmes or Susan Cackler at the library, (503) 324-1382.

Upcoming Events

Homemade Holiday- drop in craft program
Saturday, December 3, 2022
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Banks Public Library

Stop in and create gifts and decor for the  holiday season.  Includes paper crafts, ornaments, and simple gifts.  Drop in to spend some time creating with us. 

STEM for Elementary
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Banks Public Library

STEM for Elementary meets the first Tuesday of the month at 3 pm.

Wednesday Wigglers Storytime
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Banks Public Library

Wednesday Wigglers engages our early and pre-readers with movement, songs, crafts, and stories to encourage development of literacy, social skills and confidence. 

Thursday Learners Storytime
Thursday, December 8, 2022
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Banks Public Library

Thursday Learners is a storytime that emphasizes developing the skills preschool and pre-K learners need to get ready for school. Join us for books, crafts, fun and learning. 

Reading Challenge Book Group
Friday, December 9, 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Banks Public Library

The Reading Challenge Book Group meets the second Friday of the month.  Each month, we choose a book that fills a specific reading prompt and then discuss what we read.December- Wild Card- share ab

Wednesday Wigglers Storytime
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Banks Public Library

Wednesday Wigglers engages our early and pre-readers with movement, songs, crafts, and stories to encourage development of literacy, social skills and confidence. 

Craft Night
Wednesday, December 14, 2022
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Banks Public Library

Craft night is a great opportunity to bring whatever project you are working on and have some dedicated crafting time while visiting with other crafters. 

Thursday Learners Storytime
Thursday, December 15, 2022
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Banks Public Library

Thursday Learners is a storytime that emphasizes developing the skills preschool and pre-K learners need to get ready for school. Join us for books, crafts, fun and learning.