Library account services
Have a question about your library account? Having troubles checking out items or placing holds? Want to renew an item or pay a fine? Lost your library card?
503.988.5342, 24 hours a day (automated). To speak to a staff member, choose option 2 when Central Library is open.
Monday-Saturday, noon-4 pm.
Email us about your account.
Text us about your account. Text the word "multcolib" and your question to 66746 or 503.616.2223
Ask a librarian
Need help with research, information or finding something specific? Let a library information professional help.
Email a librarian.
Every day, 24 hours a day.
Text a librarian. Text the word "multcolib" and your question to 66746 or 503.616.2223
Get quick answers at 503.988.5234 when Central Library is open.
Meet with a librarian for one-on-one help with research.
Reading suggestions: Tell us about a few books or authors you've enjoyed, and why. We'll send you a personalized booklist, based on what you've told us.
Comments and suggestions: Your comments and suggestions help us improve the library and this website.
Tell us your story: Do you have a brief story about how Multnomah County Library has changed your life? We'd love to hear it.
Suggest a purchase: Didn't find the item you were looking for in the catalog? Suggest a purchase.
Switchboard: Call 503.988.5402, Monday-Friday, 8 am-5 pm.