Library details: Tigard Public Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with the library system that serves Tigard, OR. The collection of the library contains 188,069 volumes. The library circulates 1,522,367 items per year. The library serves a population of 59,265 residents .
Other Info: The Tigard Public Library began in 1963 as a project of the Junior Women’s League. The donated collection was housed in a back room of City Hall. In 1976 the library moved into a former mattress factory on Main Street where it operated for ten years. In 1986, with the help of local and LSCA funds, a new library was constructed which now occupies 13,000 square feet as a part of the Tigard Civic Center. In May 2002, Tigard voters passed a $13 million bond measure to build a new library. The new 47,000 square feet building was completed in the Summer of 2004 and opened to the public Aug. 2, 2004.
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See also: Directory of Public Libraries in Oregon
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Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
Record History: This listing was created on Sep 17, 1998 and was last modified on Mar 6, 2015.
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