Architects: Hennebery Eddy
Size and location: 11 libraries throughout the county
Timeline: Timelines vary by library location; all are scheduled to be complete fall 2025
What do you want your library to look like? Join in these upcoming community events and let’s build these libraries together.
Community events will be updated as they are scheduled.
Refresh projects are currently underway to provide upgrades to 11 libraries not undergoing major renovations. These projects will ensure the libraries are able to take advantage of system-wide changes and provide safe, modern and welcoming spaces for patrons.
The 11 Refresh libraries are:
- Capitol Hill Library (Closed May 17, 2023; Reopening Fall 2023)
- Central Library (Closed March 11, 2023; Reopening Winter 2023-24)
- Gregory Heights Library (Closing July 20, 2023; Reopening Winter 2023)
- Fairview-Columbia Library
- Hillsdale Library
- Hollywood Library
- Kenton Library
- Rockwood Library
- Sellwood-Moreland Library
- Troutdale Library
- Woodstock Library
New features will include:
- Automated Materials Handling technology at many locations to help patrons get their materials faster
- Lower shelf heights to encourage safe spaces for staff and community members
- New furniture, carpet and paint to provide a comfortable, welcoming space