Beaverton City Library, the second busiest library in the state, serves a population of approximately 142,000 (the population of Beaverton plus a portion of the unincorporated residents of Washington County). Each month, over 84,000 people visit the library to check out nearly 300,000 items. The total annual circulation exceeds 3.3 million items. The library has two facilities, each open seven days per week.
Beaverton City Library Main, located on the corner of 5th and Hall, is a 69,000 sq. ft. full-service library. The main library maintains a collection of over 350,000 items and has meeting rooms, a computer lab and a lot of youth programs.
Beaverton City Library Murray Scholls, located in the Murray Scholls Town Center, is a 12,000 sq. ft facility providing popular materials, with an emphasis on youth. Items not in the branch's collection can be placed on hold and will be routed to the branch for pick-up.
What We Offer
Both library facilities offer traditional print materials, including best-sellers, books on CD, music CDs, DVDs, and much more. Many electronic databases and access to the Internet are also available using the public access workstations. As a member of Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS), patrons have access to the holdings of the twelve public libraries that make up the cooperative.
Many and varied educational, youth and community programs are offered at both library locations. For a list of current programs and events, see the events calendar.