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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, or by calling Banks City Hall at (503) 324-5112.

Upcoming Events

Wednesday, June 1, 2022
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Banks Public Library

Wednesday Wigglers is a storytime program that engages our early and pre-readers with movement, songs, crafts, and stories, to develop literacy, social skills, and confidence!

Wednesday, June 1, 2022
10:00 am to 6:00 pm

Banks Public Library

Summer Reading begins today! Stop by the library between now and July 15 to pick up a reading log which includes all of our fun activities!

Thursday, June 2, 2022
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Banks Public Library

Thursday Learners is a storytime program that engages preschool and pre-K Learners with an emphasis on developing the skills they need to be ready for school.

Saturday, June 4, 2022
10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Banks Public Library

Join us for a hands-on workshop.  We'll demonstrate a few simple trellises that can add a lot of versatility to your growing space

Wednesday, June 8, 2022
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Banks Public Library

Wednesday Wigglers is a storytime program that engages our early and pre-readers with movement, songs, crafts, and stories, to develop literacy, social skills, and confidence!

Thursday, June 9, 2022
10:00 am to 10:45 am

Banks Public Library

Thursday Learners is a storytime program that engages preschool and pre-K Learners with an emphasis on developing the skills they need to be ready for school.

Friday, June 10, 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Banks Public Library

Read a book that fills the prompt and come to discuss.  Contact the library for details. 

Thursday, June 23, 2022
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Banks Public Library

Join us at the gazebo in Greenville Park! We'll have books to hand out, crafts to do and information about all of the fun things in store for the Summer Reading Program this year!