Both libraries have official Ballot Drop Boxes for the upcoming election. The Cedar Mill Library drop box is in the parking lot and is open at all hours. 
The Bethany Library drop box is in the library entryway and is available during Curbside Hours (Monday, Friday, Saturday 10am-1pm and Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10am-6pm).

For more information about local ballot dropsites, visit the Washington County Elections Office.
Library Update:
All returns will be quarantined for at least 24 hours before being checked in. This quarantine time is based on current health official guidelines for libraries.

Learn more about our services and Curbside Holds Pickup at our website.

Diverse Reads Book Group: Immigrant Voices
Thursday, October 22 | 6:30-8pm | Zoom

Diverse Reads is a new monthly reading group hosted online by Cedar Mill Community Library. Join a community of readers in exploring and discussing a variety of written works, including short stories, nonfiction, poetry and fiction that fairly represents the perspective of marginalized groups. Selections will seek to embrace diversity in its many forms. October's theme is Immigrant Voices: 3 Short Stories.

Register online here to see the reading list and how to access the stories. When you register for this event, we will send you a link via email an hour before it begins.

Rockstar Readers Book Club
Tuesday October 20 | 4-4:45pm | Zoom

Join us for a fun, engaging monthly book discussion for kids! Explore books from various genres with an emphasis on diverse stories. Rockstar Readers Book Club is for kids in 3rd, 4th and 5th grades, adult participation optional. In October we'll read The Parker Inheritance by Varian Johnson.

Register online here to see the reading list and how to access the stories. When you register for this event, we will send you a link via email an hour before it begins.

Read to the Dogs
Wednesdays | 2-3pm | Zoom

Do you have a child working to improve their reading skills? We are partnering with DoveLewis’ Portland Area Canine Therapy Teams program to offer virtual interactive reading sessions every Wednesday for readers looking to develop their confidence in reading aloud with a furry companion on their screen. Register your child online for a 15-minute session.

Storytime at Home for Preschoolers
Thursdays | 10:30-11am

Live interactive storytime on Zoom for preschoolers ages 3 and up and their grown-ups. Learn STEM concepts, kindergarten readiness and pre-reading skills through stories, rhymes, songs and educational activities.

Register online here for each individual session to attend. When you register for this event, we will send you a link via email an hour before it begins.

45th Annual Cedar Mill and Bethany Community Libraries Association Meeting
Tuesday October 20 | 7pm | Zoom
  • Learn what’s happening at the libraries and Second Edition Resale.
  • Find out how the libraries have provided services during the Covid pandemic.
  • Learn how you can get involved in your community libraries.

Become a member by making an annual gift here

To request a link to the meeting, update your email address, or ask questions about membership, e-mail or call (503) 644-0043 x121.

Browse our recommended reading lists and place holds on titles, including new and timely books for all ages.
Visit us on social media for fun photos and videos, the latest staff picks and news about resources, programs and events!
Manage your library account, access the catalog and more at

Cedar Mill and Bethany Community Libraries Association is one of the largest nonprofit association libraries in the United States with a collection of over 250,000 items and more than 2.5 million loans annually. 

Our Mission: Provide our community an open door to the joy of reading, lifelong learning and personal enrichment, with emphasis on the literacy development of children.
Cedar Mill Library
1080 NW Saltzman Road
Portland, OR 97229 | (503) 644-0043

Bethany Library
15325 NW Central Drive, Suite J-8
Portland, OR 97229 | (503) 617-7323

Bethany Library Annex
4888 NW Bethany Blvd, Suite K-2
Portland, OR 97229
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