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Tigard Public Library

Contact Your Library

Margaret Barnes, Director
13500 SW Hall Blvd, Tigard, OR 97223-8111

Getting There

Regular Hours

Sunday: 12:00 pm-6:00 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-9:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Meeting Rooms

Three study rooms are available in the library for groups of six or fewer. Rooms may be reserved for two hours per day and may be reserved up to one week in advance. There is no fee. Call the reference desk at 503 718-2517 to reserve a study room.

About the Library

The Tigard Library is a vibrant community gathering place that offers more than 800 programs a year for people of all ages, including story times. It has nearly 250,000 items to check out. The library is located on 14 acres and features restful views of nature and wildlife. Special features include drive-up book drops, study rooms that can be reserved, a technology room for computer classes and original artwork. 

The library celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2013 and plays a significant role in the Tigard community. It has had several locations over the years and opened a 48,000-square foot library in 2004. The library’s automated check-in system will check in up to 2,500 items an hour and removes returned items from patron’s records more quickly.

Volunteer

Volunteer Coordinator: 
Katie Nelson, Volunteer Coordinator
503-718-2516

Upcoming Library Events

Saturday, November 18, 2017
10:30 AM to 11:15 AM: Ages 0-6 yearsBring the whole gange for stories, songs and super-duper silliness! Stay and play or participate in special activities after the program.There will be a one-week story time break Monday, November 20 thru Friday, November 24.Winter session will begin on Monday, November 27.
Saturday, November 18, 2017
1:30 PM to 2:30 PM - Tigard Public Library Puett Room: Beginning readers & writers in K-2 gradeHave fun and play games while practicing your reading and writing skills! We'll read aloud, make treasure maps, write stories, send mail and much more.
Saturday, November 18, 2017
2:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Tigard Public Library Burgess Community Room: How do you choose what's worth saving and protect the items most dear to you? World of Speed Motorsport Museum's archivist Katrina O'Brien explains simple measures you can take to preserve your photos, memorabilia, letters, videos and even digital material. Bring your questions and enter a drawing for two World of Speed admission tickets.
Sunday, November 19, 2017
2:00 PM to 3:15 PM - Tigard Public Library Burgess Community Room: Join writer Bonnie Olin for a richly-illustrated journey into Owyhee Canyonlands of the Owyhee River in Nevada, Idaho and Oregon. Olin's talk, reading, movie and slideshow are based on her book resulting from many years of travel in the canyons with photographer Mike Quigley. Q&A and book signing will follow the presentation.
Sunday, November 19, 2017
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Tigard Public Library Technology Room, 2nd Floor: No appointment necessary. Drop in any time during lab hours! Staff and volunteers will assist you with computer questions or guide you as you practice.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
4:30 PM to 6:00 PM - Tigard Public Library Burgess Community Room: Grades 6-8Join this NEW book discussion group for grades 6-8 and discover some fantastic reads while enjoying snacks, games and crafts. Registration required. Sign up at the Children's Reference Desk and get your FREE copy of the book while supplies last.Listen, Slowly by Thanhha LaiMai can't really relate to her family's past in Vietnam, so she's less than thrilled when she has to spend the summer there instead of on the beach in her California hometown. But after the initial culture shock, her sense of humor helps her feel right at home. Sponsored by Friends of the Tigard Library