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North Plains Public Library

Contact Your Library

Will Worthey, Director
31334 NW Commercial St, North Plains, OR 97133-6215

Getting There

Regular Hours

Sunday: Closed
Monday: 10:00 am-7:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am-7:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am-7:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm

About the Library

North Plains Public Library

In 2002, the Friends of the North Plains Public Library converted a 590-square-foot janitor's closet in the Jessie Mays Community Hall into a library which operated there from 2003 to 2006.  In April 2006, Wayne Holm, CEO of Oregon-Canadian Forest Products of North Plains, built and donated to the Friends a 2,500-square-foot library adjacent to City Hall.  In July 2007, the library joined the Washington County Cooperative Library Services. 

Library personnel, furnishings, operations, and all materials are managed by the City of North Plains.  The Library is open 50 hours per week.  Its many programs include a weekly storytime, an annual summer reading program, monthly art and quilt exhibits, monthly book club and writers’ group meetings, author lectures, and the First Friday Flick. The Library has 11 public computers with Internet access and the Microsoft Office 2010 suite of programs.  Free WiFi is available for those with laptops.  For more information, visit our website.

Volunteer

Volunteer Coordinator: 
Carol Aldrich
503-647-5051

Upcoming Library Events

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
10:30 AM - North Plains Public Library: Join us Wednesday mornings for stories, songs, rhymes and finger-plays with volunteer Lauren for babies up to 12 months old. Come meet other families with little ones and introduce your baby to early literacy activities. For babies up to 12 months old.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM - Jessie Mays Community Center: Emmy Blue will share her very own bright and happy fairy tales, folktales and legends about the magical creatures who live deep in the enchanted forests of the Pacific Northwest. All participants will receive a magical stone from the enchanted forest!
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
11:30 AM to 12:00 PM - North Plains Public Library: Join us for Storytime. The North Plains Public Library helps support Early Literacy by providing age-appropriate storytimes for children from birth to age six. Storytime with
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
7:00 PM - North Plains Public Library: Join us for a discussion of A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra. "In a small rural village in Chechnya, eight-year-old Havaa watches from the woods as Russian soldiers abduct her father in the middle of the night and then set fire to her home. When their lifelong neighbor Akhmed finds Havaa hiding in the forest with a strange blue suitcase, he makes a decision that will forever change their lives. He will seek refuge at the abandoned hospital where the sole remaining doctor, Sonja Rabina, treats the wounded. For Sonja, the arrival of Akhmed and Havaa is an unwelcome surprise. Weary and overburdened, she has no desire to take on additional risk and responsibility. But over the course of five extraordinary days, Sonja's world will shift on its axis and reveal the intricate pattern of connections that weaves together the pasts of these three unlikely companions and unexpectedly decides their fate. A story of the transcendent power of love in wartime, A Constellation of Vital Phenomena is a work of sweeping breadth, profound compassion, and lasting significance."--Publisher's description.New members are welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served.
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
10:30 AM - North Plains Public Library: Join us Wednesday mornings for stories, songs, rhymes and finger-plays with volunteer Lauren for babies up to 12 months old. Come meet other families with little ones and introduce your baby to early literacy activities. For babies up to 12 months old.
Wednesday, July 5, 2017
11:30 AM to 12:00 PM - North Plains Public Library: Join us for Storytime. The North Plains Public Library helps support Early Literacy by providing age-appropriate storytimes for children from birth to age six. Storytime with