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Beaverton City Library

Beaverton, OR

Address: 12375 SW Fifth Street
Beaverton, Oregon
United States

County: Washington View map of all libraries in Washington County.

Phone: 503-644-2197

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Library details: Beaverton City Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with the library system that serves Beaverton, OR. The collection of the library contains 305,843 volumes. The library circulates 3,517,318 items per year. The library serves a population of 148,942 residents .

Other Info: The Beaverton City Library was established in 1938 through the efforts of the Kiwanis Club. As the library grew, it was taken over in 1940 by the City. In 1958 the library moved into its first new facility at 5th St. and Hall Blvd., which underwent expansion 10 years later. The library moved to the Hall Street Station in 1980, and saw its circulation increase dramatically. In 1984 the library moved once again, this time to a former Albertson''s grocery Allen and Hall Blvd. The library was 19,000 sq. ft., the largest library in the county. In 1998 voters approved the construction of a new 67,000 sq.ft. library at Fifth Ave. and Hall Blvd. The library moved into its new facility in September, 2000, and it currently houses over 300,000 items.

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Administration: The director of the library is Edward House .

Organizational structure: This is a publicly funded and managed library.

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in the United States

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in Oregon

Statistics Public
Service Population 148,942Residents
Collection size305,843volumes
Annual Circulation3,517,318transactions
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemPolaris2000
Previous Automation SystemDynix1985
Previous Automation SystemNone
Discovery InterfaceBiblioCore
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Washington County Cooperative Library Services (view map)

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Identifiers ID9274

Record History: This listing was created on Oct 31, 2003 and was last modified on Oct 13, 2022.

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