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Welcome, to a proud member of  (WCCLS).

We are located at 7475 SW Oleson Rd, Portland, OR 97223 inside the Garden Home Recreation Center, a Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District facility. Visit our FAQ's section to find out how to get a library card.

Regular hours: Mon.-Thurs. 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Fri., 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sat., 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., Sundays closed.

Phone: 503-245-9932

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Monday, April 20, 2015, 6:30 PM Garden Home Recreation Center, Room 10.

Description of matters to be voted on by the members:

  1. Election of directors for term 2015-16
  2. Budget for FY 2015-16
As required by the Bylaws of the Association, a list of the names, addresses, and membership dates of all Association members has been prepared and is available for inspection by any member for the purpose of communicating with other members concerning the meeting. Bylaws at IV.5. Any member wishing to view this list may request it from the Library Director.

E-books are easy with the 3M Cloud library.

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E-book borrowing has really come of age with a new service from Washington County Cooperative Library Services. The 3M Cloud Library is a really simple way to browse, check out and download popular e-books for all ages. Here’s how to get started:

  1. Download the 3M Cloud Library app to your mobile device, Mac or Windows computer.

  2. Choose your country, state, library, and log in with your WCCLS library card and PIN. Agree to the terms of use. If you don’t know your PIN, try the last four digits of your phone number. If that does not work, call your library for help or try having your PIN emailed to you.

  3. Search or browse WCCLS’ 3M Cloud Library for e-books to check out.

Why not click this logo to visit the 3M cloud library and download the right reading app for your device:

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Help the library get donations from the Fred Meyer Community Rewards program.

Fred Meyer is donating $2.5 million per year to non-profits in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington, based on where their customers tell them to give. Here’s how the program works:

Sign up for the Community Rewards program by linking your Fred Meyer Rewards Card to Garden Home Library with this link.
You can search for us by our name or by our non-profit number (87017).
Then, every time you shop and use your Rewards Card, you are helping the library earn a donation! You still earn your Rewards Points, Fuel Points, and Rebates. If you do not have a Rewards Card, they are available at the Customer Service desk of any Fred Meyer store. For more information, please visit this link.

At this time the library will be using your Fred Meyers donations to fund our effort to replace the old public computers in the library.

Find a billion youth book lists on Pinterest.

GHCL has been working hard to build a great readers advisory tool to help in the selection of youth and kids books. See:

Visit Garden Home Community Library Youth Services's profile on Pinterest.

Additionally here is a list of all of our current lists.

Help support Garden Home Community library by becoming a friend of the association.

By clicking the button below and donating $25 dollars or more you can become a friend of Garden Home Community Library. When you do so you will receive a great friend of the library car decal, a library bag and the chance to support all the things you love so much about your local library.

Alternatively you could just give us a donation of any amount by clicking the button below. Thank you!

Reference help on line

Answer land is an awesome option to be able to offer GHCL patrons. Through answer land, we are offering our patrons 24-hour instant professional reference service. Many patrons will appreciate the online chat platform, including those who are homebound and those who prefer the additional privacy and anonymity. Questions may also be submitted via text or email, meaning we are reaching patrons on the technology they are comfortable with! Answer land is never automated and Oregon librarians network to provide the best answer and resources possible.

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Minutes of the latest GHCLA meeting

By clicking the link below you can obtain a copy of the latest GHCLA monthly meeting minutes:
Additionally here are the minutes of this years annual GHCLA meeting:
Annual Minutes.

Garden Home Library History

The Garden Home Community Library began in 1983 when Tualatin Hills Park and Recreation District took over a closed elementary school and made space available to local volunteers to organize and operate a library. The initial collection was focused on books for preschool children.

In July of 1996 Garden Home became the twelfth public library in the Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS). A 2004 expansion doubled the library space to 1,860 square feet.