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West Slope Community Library

Contact Your Library

Terisa Brown, Interim Library Supervisor
3678 SW 78th Ave, Portland, OR 97225-9019

Regular Hours

Sunday:
Closed
Monday:
9:30 am-8:00 pm
Tuesday:
9:30 am-8:00 pm
Wednesday:
9:30 am-8:00 pm
Thursday:
9:30 am-8:00 pm
Friday:
9:30 am-4:00 pm
Saturday:
9:30 am-4:00 pm

About the Library

West Slope Community Library was founded in 1950 by the Century Club for Women. First located in space donated by a local bank, in 1974 the library moved to a park district building in front of Raleigh Park Elementary School in West Slope. In 1978 voters approved a levy for WCCLS which included funds for a 3,000 square foot modular building and the library to be administrated by Washington County. Since 1998 the library added an additional 3,000 square feet.

Every room of the library contains tables for study, recreation, and meeting, including tables wired for charging laptops and mobile devices. The library houses over 64,000 items in its collection, including robust collections of board games, movies, travel guides, and cookbooks. Visitors may also purchase books, puzzles, games, CDs, and movies from the Friends of the Library Book Sale. The Friends of West Slope Library is a non-profit organization that provides additional financial support to the library.

Getting There

Volunteer

Volunteer Coordinator: 
Leanna Copenhaver
(503) 292-6416

Donate

Donations Contact: 
Veronica Eden

Upcoming Events

Monday, September 16, 2019
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
West Slope Community Library
3678 SW 78th Ave Portland 97225

Make the most of your library card! Become a library expert with Thea Hart. Possible topics include but are not limited to: 

Tuesday, September 17, 2019
10:15 am to 10:45 am
West Slope Community Library
3678 SW 78th Ave Portland 97225

Have fun and build language skills with stories, games, songs, and rhymes.

For children 18-36 months and their caregivers.

Wednesday, September 18, 2019
10:15 am to 10:45 am
West Slope Community Library
3678 SW 78th Ave Portland 97225

Bubbles, rhymes, and songs to delight and stimulate your baby’s senses and build language skills.

For babies (2-18 months) and their caregivers.

Thursday, September 19, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
West Slope Community Library
3678 SW 78th Ave Portland 97225

Receive practical advice from lawyer Richard B.

Thursday, September 19, 2019
3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
West Slope Community Library
3678 SW 78th Ave Portland 97225

  We have a new program at West Slope Library--Read to the dog!  It's for kids who are readers and love dogs, and it's a wonderful opportunity for kids to practice their re

Friday, September 20, 2019
10:15 am to 10:45 am
West Slope Community Library
3678 SW 78th Ave Portland 97225

Nurture a love of reading with books, rhymes, music, and imaginative play.

For children ages 3-6 years and their caregivers.

Friday, September 20, 2019
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
West Slope Community Library
3678 SW 78th Ave Portland 97225

All ages – we have Duplo, too!

Every Friday from 2:00-3:30 pm

Tuesday, September 24, 2019
10:15 am to 10:45 am
West Slope Community Library
3678 SW 78th Ave Portland 97225

Have fun and build language skills with stories, games, songs, and rhymes.

For children 18-36 months and their caregivers.

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