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Hollywood Library will be closed from Monday, Aug. 10, through Sunday, Aug. 30, for renovations to maintain the building and improve public amenities.

PORTLAND, Ore. — June 10, 2015 — Multnomah County Library’s 2015 Summer Reading program begins Friday, June 12, when kids of all ages can sign up at any neighborhood library. The program entices kids to read for pleasure when school is not in session, maintaining the skills developed during the school year and encouraging lifelong library use.

Inventory reduction underway to prepare for HVAC project

PORTLAND, Ore. — May 27, 2015 — Summer’s around the corner and Multnomah County Library’s Title Wave Used Bookstore has a can’t-miss sale to stock up for the beach, hammock or nightstand. Beginning June 8, take advantage of huge discounts on already-low prices to help prepare for a temporary closure.

The Newbery Honor winner and National Book Award finalist writes history that’s fun to read
Everybody Reads 2015, Multnomah County Library’s 13th annual community reading project has begun with the distribution of thousands of copies of The Residue Years by Mitchell S. Jackson.
Multnomah County Library has received the highest rating possible — five stars — in Library Journal’s 2014 Index of Public Library Service, which identifies the top U.S. libraries each year.
On Sept. 15, the Mt. Hood Cable Regulatory Commission voted to approve a $300,000, three-year Community Access Capital grant for Multnomah County Library to begin creating a “makerspace” called the Rockwood Innovation Station. The Library Foundation has committed to raise additional funding to make this makerspace possible for the Rockwood community.
In honor of its 150th anniversary, Multnomah County Library will host a free outdoor community celebration at Central Library on Saturday, Sept. 27, from 11 am to 5 pm. The event will feature music, dance, tours and library programs for people of all ages.
In January, 2015, Multnomah County Library will launch Everybody Reads 2015, the library’s 13th annual community reading project, with Mitchell S. Jackson’s debut novel The Residue Years.
Multnomah County Library’s 2014 Summer Reading program begins Friday, June 13, when kids of all ages can sign up at any neighborhood library. The program entices kids to read for pleasure when school is not in session, maintaining the skills developed during the school year and encouraging lifelong library use.
United States Senator Ron Wyden will be presented with the Oregon Library Association’s 2014 Intellectual Freedom Champion of the Year Award. Following that, Senator Wyden will host a roundtable discussion on the subject of net neutrality with members of the local technology start-up community and public library leaders. Members of the media are invited to attend.
Draper is a five-time winner of the Coretta Scott King Literary Awards and a New York Times bestselling author
Multnomah County Library now offers easy-to-use translation tools for the library website at www.multcolib.org. The site now features content available in Spanish, Russian, Vietnamese and Simplified Chinese.
Multnomah County Library has made a new streaming media service available to patrons. Through the Hoopla platform, library cardholders can access 125,000 music albums, movies and television shows.
Multnomah County Library’s Everybody Reads 2014, the library’s 12th annual community reading project began today with the distribution of thousands of copies of My Beloved World by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to schools and libraries.
Multnomah County Library has joined the Oregon Library Passport Program, giving Multnomah County residents access to more than 100 libraries in Oregon.
Multnomah County Library has won the 2013 Digital Government Achievement Award for its new website, being recognized as best in class for the “government-to-citizen, local government” category.
“Portland’s Crown Jewel” stands for a century as a monument to free access for all.
New services offer easier browsing, downloads and more titles.
Last year, Multnomah County Library circulated 24.8 million items — only New York Public Library circulated more.

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