Isom Operations Center

Weekly Hours

  • Monday closed
  • Tuesday closed
  • Wednesday closed
  • Thursday closed
  • Friday closed
  • Saturday closed
  • Sunday closed

The Isom Operations Center is closed to the public.


The Isom Operations Center serves as the headquarters for various library departments and services. Library Outreach ServicesBOOKS 2 UEarly Childhood Services and School Corps are based here, along with other outreach programs. It is the home of the library's print shop and warehouse.

The Technical Services department operates here, too, ordering books and other library materials and preparing them for circulation.

Nearby, The Title Wave Used Bookstore recycles old library books and sells them to the public.

Donation drop site

All neighborhood libraries accept donations of materials in good condition for the Friends of the Library's semi-annual used book sales and Friends' Library Store, which benefit Multnomah County Library. You may donate up to two boxes of materials at your neighborhood library any time it is open. If you have more than two boxes, please bring them to the Isom Operations Center delivery driveway, located at 216 NE Knott Street east of The Title Wave. Ring the buzzer. Donation hours: Monday–Friday, 8 am–4 pm.