Library details: Tigard Public Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Tigard Public Library (view map) . The collection of the library contains 229,774 volumes. The library circulates 1,227,561 items per year. The library serves a population of 64,089 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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Organizational structure: This is a publicly funded and managed library.
See also: Directory of Public Libraries in Oregon
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Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.
|Product Name||Year Contracted|
|Current Automation System||Polaris||2000|
|Previous Automation System||Dynix||1985|
|Previous Automation System||None|
|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 Sep 17, 1998 and was last modified on Nov 16, 2018.
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