Library details: Sherwood Public Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with the library system that serves Sherwood, OR. The collection of the library contains 33,887 volumes. The library circulates 408,803 items per year. The library serves a population of 21,151 residents .
Other Info: In 1935 the Sherwood Public Library began as a shelf of materials in a local drugstore. The collection was later moved to a rented house. In 1969 the City of Sherwood agreed to support the library, which was moved to the basement of a house that served as City Hall. A Friends of the Library group formed in 1976 and began local fund-raising which, combined with LSCA money, built a new 3,000 square foot library in 1986.
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Control: The library is part of a publicly-funded organization. It operates on a Non-profit financial model.
See also: Directory of Public Libraries in Oregon
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|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Polaris||2000|
|Previous Automation System||Dynix||1985|
|Previous Automation System||None|
|Web Content Management||Plinkit|
|The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Washington County Cooperative Library Services (view map)|
Record History: This listing was created on Oct 31, 2003 and was last modified on Jul 7, 2016.
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