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Garden Home Community Library

Contact Your Library

Nick Wilczek, Director
7475 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223-9019
(503) 245-9932

Getting There

Regular Hours

Sunday: 11:00 am-3:00 pm
Monday: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Tuesday: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Thursday: 9:00 am-8:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm

About the Library

An example of a successful local partnership, the Garden Home Community Library began in 1983 when Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District took over a closed elementary school and made space available to local volunteers to organize and operate a library. The initial collection was focused on books for preschool children. In July of 1996 Garden Home became the twelfth public library in the Cooperative Library Services. In recent years the library has been awarded the American Library Association “Star Library” rating for overall efficiency, and is nestled against the beautiful Fanno Creek trail.

Upcoming Library Events

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
12:00 PM to 12:30 PM - Garden Home Community Library: A storytime for kiddos 2-5 years old with stories, songs, and activities. Designed around a central theme, this storytime will help kids make connections, learn narrative structure, build social skills, and promote comfort with reading and the library.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
11:00 AM to 11:20 AM - Garden Home Community Library: A lap-sit storytime for tots 0-24 months with stories, songs, and scarves. Book Babies promotes essential early literacy practices and helps parents and caregivers introduce their youngest to the world of reading.
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM - Garden Home Community Library: Reluctant (or eager!) readers can read with therapy dog Hannah, a sweet and friendly golden retriever, every month on the second and fourth Tuesday from 6-7 PM. Call or come into the library to reserve a 20-minute session to read with Hannah!
Tuesday, December 13, 2016
7:00 PM to 8:30 PM - Garden Home Community Library: Every month our book group discusses a different book. Feb. = The FreeMarch = Death at La FeniceApril= 2 short selections: Fun Home a Family Tragicomic + The Sense of an EndingMay = RebeccaJune = The Dressmaker July = Astoria Aug. = The Book of Unknown AmericansSept. The Accidental EmpressOct. = The Writing on the WallNov. = Visitation StreetDec. = Selection meeting This list is subject to change based on availability. You can find out more here: https://gardenhomelibrary.wordpress.com/adult-programs/book-group/
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
12:00 PM to 12:30 PM - Garden Home Community Library: A storytime for kiddos 2-5 years old with stories, songs, and activities. Designed around a central theme, this storytime will help kids make connections, learn narrative structure, build social skills, and promote comfort with reading and the library.
Wednesday, December 14, 2016
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM - Garden Home Community Store: Event Location: in our Community Store Space at 7306 SW Oleson Rd. *This is in the Lamb's Shopping area; 2 doors down from the Baskin-Robbins on the Oleson Side of the building. Come play games with other board game enthusiasts. Our host, Peter, brings a new selection of games each month. Attendees are also welcome to bring their own favorite board games to share/play.