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Who Made You A Reader?

Help ensure a brighter future for thousands in our community. Make a gift in honor of the person who taught you to read.

Permanent Library Funding

Voters approved the creation of a library district in November 2012 with a 63% "yes" vote. Our libraries are once again open seven days a week.

 

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Raising Readers

raising readersThe library helps parents and educators foster a love of reading in young children.

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Award-winning Video

videoOur funding efforts allow innovative library programs to reach those who need them most.

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Cardholder Pride

cardholder prideSee the smiling faces of our library's many proud cardholders. Maybe you'll find your picture? 
 

In the News

Library Foundation leader wins regional award ››

Making libraries more personal: librarians as tastemakers  ››

Why Portland's Central Library matters more than ever ››

MCL is #2 in the nation for circulation ››