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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: 
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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

Creature Teachers Summer Reading Event
Tuesday, June 25, 2024
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Banks Public Library

Come to Schlegel Hall inside Sunset Park and learn about some fascinating creatures! There will be some hands-on opportunities and a variety of snakes, lizards, bugs and other creatures to see.

Family Storytime
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
10:00 am to 11:00 am

Banks Public Library

Let's read outside!

Drop-in Raspberry Pi Coding
Wednesday, June 26, 2024
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Banks Public Library

Volunteers will be on hand to help kids who haven't used the Raspberry Pi before, and to guide those who already know the basics.  Use the Raspberry Pi system to explore coding possibilities with S

Sidewalk Chalk and Wild Rumpus Summer Reading
Thursday, June 27, 2024
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Banks Public Library

Free play with an assortment of materials, plus lots of sidewalk chalk! At Greenville City Park

Teen Takeover Makerspace
Friday, June 28, 2024
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Banks Public Library

For tweens and teens- come to the library and make what you want with access to the overflowing craft closet!

Drop-in Crafts for Summer Reading
Tuesday, July 2, 2024
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Banks Public Library

Drop in for some creative fun with paper crafts. Stamping, drawing, collages- whatever strikes your fancy.  Fun for the whole family. 

Family Storytime
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
10:00 am to 11:00 am

Banks Public Library

Let's read outside!

Drop-in Raspberry Pi Coding
Wednesday, July 3, 2024
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Banks Public Library

Volunteers will be on hand to help kids who haven't used the Raspberry Pi before, and to guide those who already know the basics.  Use the Raspberry Pi system to explore coding possibilities with S