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Cornelius Public Library

Contact Your Library

Karen Hill, Director
1370 N Adair St, Cornelius, OR 97113

Regular Hours

Sunday:
10:00 am-6:00 pm
Monday:
10:00 am-6:00 pm
Tuesday:
10:00 am-6:00 pm
Wednesday:
10:00 am-8:00 pm
Thursday:
10:00 am-8:00 pm
Friday:
10:00 am-8:00 pm
Saturday:
10:00 am-6:00 pm

About the Library

The Cornelius Public Library, established in 1912, has grown from a small library located in the back of a pool room with only 200 books to lend out, to a 530 sq. ft. garage inside of the old city council chambers shared by the fire department and city hall in 1963, to a 3,025 sq. ft. space within the Cornelius Civic Center in 1982, to the now 14,000 sq. ft. library! This one of a kind, three story building, completed in 2019, houses the library and YMCA center on the first floor and affordable senior housing on the second and third floors.

The library features dedicated Children and Teen areas, comfortable seating and social areas, a fireplace, five small-group study rooms, a community room for library programs and large gatherings, and a 5,000 square foot courtyard with an amphitheater for outdoor programs.

The library houses more than 30,000 books, movies, laptops, music, and more! The library is proud to house the largest percentage of bilingual/Spanish items in WCCLS libraries, and plenty of bilingual staff to offer support to the diverse needs of our community.

Free events to expand literacy and informal learning for all ages are offered throughout the year.

Getting There

Volunteer

Volunteer Coordinator: 
Lisa Novelo, Public Services & Volunteer Coordinator
(503) 992 5382

Donate

Donations Contact: 
Karen Hill

Upcoming Events

Saturday, January 25, 2020
12:00 am to 11:59 pm
Cornelius Public Library
1370 N Adair St Cornelius 97113

Snowflake Scavenger Hunt (Bilingual)

All of January

Saturday, January 25, 2020
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cornelius Public Library
1370 N Adair St Cornelius 97113

Intercambio (Bilingual)

Every Saturday from 11am-12pm

Saturday, January 25, 2020
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Cornelius Public Library
1370 N Adair St Cornelius 97113

Tech Help (Bilingual)

Every Saturday from 12pm-2pm

Saturday, January 25, 2020
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Cornelius Public Library
1370 N Adair St Cornelius 97113

Tech Help (Bilingual)

Every Saturday from 12pm-2pm

Saturday, January 25, 2020
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Cornelius Public Library
1370 N Adair St Cornelius 97113

Homework Help (In English)

Every Monday from 4pm-6pm, Wednesday from 4:30pm-6:30pm, Saturday and Sunday from 2pm-4pm

Sunday, January 26, 2020
12:00 am to 11:59 pm
Cornelius Public Library
1370 N Adair St Cornelius 97113

Snowflake Scavenger Hunt (Bilingual)

All of January

Sunday, January 26, 2020
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Cornelius Public Library
1370 N Adair St Cornelius 97113

Homework Help (In English)

Every Monday from 4pm-6pm, Wednesday from 4:30pm-6:30pm, Saturday and Sunday from 2pm-4pm

Sunday, January 26, 2020
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Cornelius Public Library
1370 N Adair St Cornelius 97113

Legopalooza! (Bilingual)

Every Sunday from 4pm-5pm

All ages are welcome to use their imagination to create masterpieces with Legos!


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