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Beaverton City Library

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Abigail Elder, Director
12375 SW Fifth St, Beaverton, OR 97005-9019

Getting There

Regular Hours

Sunday: 1:00 pm-5:00 pm
Monday: 10:00 am-9:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am-9:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am-9:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am-9:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm

About the Library

Beaverton City Library

Founded in 1938, Beaverton City Library is one of the busiest public libraries in the state. The library offers over 340,000 items for check-out including books, magazines, maps, DVDs, Blu-ray, videogames, and CDs while providing almost 2,000 programs a year for all age groups and interests.

Beaverton City Library Main and Murray Scholls locations are proud to serve our diverse community, collecting materials and offering programs in multiple languages; library volunteers hail from over 35 countries. The library provides access to approximately 40 computers for public use, a typewriter, and a fax machine to send local and toll-free faxes. The library contains several large meeting rooms and a 150 seat auditorium for public use. For information about booking these rooms contact the City of Beaverton.

Upcoming Library Events

Tuesday, September 19, 2017
10:15 AM to 10:45 AM - Beaverton City Library Storytime Room: Toddlers will enjoy this interactive storytime that includes books, action songs, rhymes, flannelboard stories and other fun activities that encourage a love of reading books! There is also a simple craft to do or take home and enjoy at the end of each storytime. Limited to the first 50 people.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
11:15 AM to 11:45 AM - Beaverton City Library Storytime Room: Toddlers will enjoy this interactive storytime that includes books, action songs, rhymes, flannelboard stories and other fun activities that encourage a love of reading books! There is also a simple craft to do or take home and enjoy at the end of each storytime. Limited to the first 50 people.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM - Beaverton City Library Meeting Room A: Are you looking for financing to start or grow your small business? Attend this workshop provided by experts to learn more about your financing options. This is a joint presentation by Ascent Funding (formerly known as the Albina Opportunities Corporation) and the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Capital Access Team. Edward Jones from Ascent Funding has over a decade of banking and commercial lending experience at various institutions, including US Bank, West Coast Bank, and credit unions. Noah Brockman from SBDC leads OSBDCN's Capital Access Team (CAT), the group that provides strategic business advising to SBDC clients statewide on access to capital, business planning, and financial analysis. This program is free and open to the public; no registration is required.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
6:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Beaverton City Library: Build cultural bridges with Prisma Comm as a bilingual (Spanish/English) community poet guides the group through the creative process, writing poetry that express how we feel about each other, our city and our personal life experiences. Ages 18 and up. Held in the World Languages Room on the second floor. Space is limited and registration is required; register online at www.BeavertonLibrary.org/Register. Find out more about this event and other Welcoming Week events at www.BeavertonOregon.gov/WelcomingWeek.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
6:30 PM to 8:30 PM - Beaverton City Library Meeting Room B: Communication between babies and caregivers forms the foundation of early language and literacy development. In this session, participants will learn to respond to baby's cues and understand the basics of creating literacy-rich environments for infants.
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
7:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Beaverton City Library Auditorium: Explore the meaning of welcoming with Beaverton Civic Theatre, through select scenes from the comedy "You Can't Take It With You," presenting the awkward situation of meeting another family for the first time. Scenes will be followed by the musical comedy performance of "You Do Speak English, Don't You?," which highlights the challenges international husband and wife Mark and Helena Greathouse have experienced as a Czech-American couple. Free and open to the public; no registration required.