Programming Information

Mission and Goals

Programs provided by the Beaverton City Library align with the following goals:

  • Learn: Offer opportunities to share knowledge and/or spark curiosity.
  • Discover: Actively encourage participants to connect and engage with one another, local partners, and/or the community.
  • Explore: Motivate participants to explore meaningful or innovative projects or experiences and/or celebrate and reflect the diversity of our community.
  • Grow: Designed to encourage growth and change, at a personal or community level.

Statement of inclusion: Community members in Beaverton will feel welcome at library programs regardless of race, ethnicity, age, gender, religion, mental or physical-ability, sexual orientation, gender identity or socio-economic status.

Read the Beaverton City Library Programming Policy.

If you have a program that you are interested in presenting at the Beaverton City Library, please review the program goals and information below. Fill out the program proposal form.

Please be advised: Because of the volume of program proposals received, the Beaverton City Library is not able to respond to each proposal submitted. If your program is selected, a staff member will be in touch with you.

About Programming

Publicity: The Beaverton City Library publicizes library-sponsored programs on the Beaverton City Library website and the Washington County Cooperative Library Services website, as well in flyers, news releases, social media sites, and other outlets.

Payment for Programs: Generally, program presenters and performers are paid by check on the date of the scheduled program at the library. The library must receive your W-9 form and signed invoice for your program at least 3 weeks before the scheduled date of the program.

Planning & Logistics: Your library staff liaison will contact you and can answer questions about space and technical needs for the program.

Copyright: Beaverton City Library expects program presenters/performers to follow current copyright law in regard to the use of music and/or other copyrighted materials.

I have read the summary information above and would like to submit a program proposal.