Fairview-Columbia Library history

Opened in 2001, Fairview-Columbia Library serves residents in Fairview, Troutdale, Corbett and other east Multnomah County communities. The building housed the library on the ground floor and four market-rate apartments above. It was Multnomah County’s first mixed-use library building. The architect was Group Mackenzie; Thomas Hacker and Associates, Inc., served as tenant improvement consultant.


2024  Library closes for refresh renovations, funded by the 2020 library building bond.

2020  Multnomah County voters pass library bond, funding expansion and renovation of several libraries.

2001  Fairview-Columbia Library, named by the community library committee, opened on November 13, 2001.