The 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.
The Beaverton City Library, located at 5th St. and Hall Blvd., is a 69,000 sq. ft. full-service library maintaining a collection of over 350,000 items, has meeting rooms, a computer lab and a lot of youth programs.
The Beaverton City Library @ Murray Scholls is a 12,000 sq. ft facility providing popular materials with an emphasis on youth. Items not in the Branch 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 plus Books on CD, music CD, DVD collections and much more. Many electronic databases and access to the Internet are also available using the public access workstations. As a member of the Washington County Cooperative Library Service, 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 libraries. For a list of current programs and events please check the Library Event Calendar.