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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

Child with fingerpaint on hands, sitting on the floor

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

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

Banks Public Library

STEM for Elementary is a chance to explore different forms of science and participate in scientific projects or experiments in a hands-on way. 

Wednesday Wigglers Storytime
Wednesday, October 5, 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, October 6, 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. 

Tween Makerspace
Friday, October 7, 2022
3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Banks Public Library

We're trying something new! This program is for students in 6th grade and up.

Homestead Series- Tool Maintenance
Tuesday, October 11, 2022
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Banks Public Library

Join us to hear from a local tool expert about how to take care of your garden tools now so that they will be ready to go in the spring!  Information on small power tools, as well as things like sh

Wednesday Wigglers Storytime
Wednesday, October 12, 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, October 12, 2022
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Banks Public Library

Bring your current project and join us for a night of crafts and conversation. 

Craft Night
Wednesday, October 12, 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.