About Us

About Beaverton City Library
Beaverton City Library, the third busiest library in the state in terms of collection use, serves a population of approximately 148,000 (the population of Beaverton plus a portion of the unincorporated residents of Washington County). Each month, more than 67,000 people visit the library to check out more than 350,000 items. The total annual circulation is nearly 2.75 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.

View our video tours of the main library in seven languages on YouTube.
Photo of a library building with trees and flowers and a blue sky.
Photo of a library building with trees and greenery and an overcast sky.
Photo of the inside of a library building with many windows and a wood ceiling and pillars.
Photo of the inside of a library building with people using computers.

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.

Additional Contact Options

  • Administration: 503-644-2197
  • Adult Reference: 503-644-2197, option 2
  • Children’s Desk: 503-350-3600

    • Circulation: 503-644-2197, option 1
    • Teen Room: 503-350-4001
    • Volunteer Program: 503-526-3703