We support you and your students with curated booklists, read alouds, online activities, youth access cards, homework tools and more. Read, learn, grow and discover a joy of lifelong learning at the library!
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Holds Pick Up & Returns

Returns are accepted 24/7.

Place holds at, and you will be notified when your holds are ready for pickup.

Holds Pick Up Hours at Cedar Mill Library:

Monday, Friday, Saturday: 10 am - 2 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 am - 6 pm
Sunday: 12 pm - 3 pm

New Holds Pick Up Hours at Bethany Library:
Monday, Saturday: 10 am - 2 pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 10 am - 6 pm
Friday: 10 am - 1 pm
Sunday: 12 pm - 3 pm

Learn more about our current services here.

NEW and NOTEABLE Titles for All Ages and Across All Formats
Find what's available now, including graphic novels, early readers, books in Chinese, Spanish, Tamil and more.

STEM for School Age Kids
Books with activities in science, technology, engineering and mathematics for kids.

Picture Book Biographies About Ground Breaking Females
New picture book biographies about women and girls who have done extraordinary things.

Picture Books for Lunar New Year
Celebrate Lunar New Year!

Multi-Age Family Read Alouds
Great read alouds for families with kids 8 and up.

Parenting Power
New titles in the Parenting Collection.

Favorite Children's Non-fiction Books of 2020
A timely, beautiful and interesting selection of books that were published in 2020.

Leveled Books (IRLA K-8th Grade)
Books at a student’s Independent Reading Level (IRLA) should be fun, fast and easy. When kids spend most of their time reading books like this, their comprehension, fluency and reading confidence increases. Read more...

How to Search by IRLA Reading Level
This video shows you how to search the WCCLS catalog for IRLA books.

Find more booklists for both print and e-books on the Cedar Mill & Bethany Community Libraries website

Rockstar Readers Book Club

Join us for a fun, engaging monthly book discussion for grades 3-5! 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 January, we'll read Malala: My Story of Standing Up for Girls Rights by Malala Yousafzai.
When you register for this event, we will send you a link via email an hour before it begins.
Register online here

Read to a Dog Online!

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 2:00-3:30 PM for readers looking to develop their confidence in reading aloud with a furry companion on their screen. Register your child for a 15 minute session.
Cedar Mill Library OBOB Page
Find OBOB practice questions and OBOB Trivia Grades 3-5 on Kahoot!

We are posting online activities every Friday on Facebook.
Follow us for all new updates and videos, including digital breakout rooms, draw and tell stories, booktalks, simple STEAM activities and more!

January 8: Booktalk - Malala: My Story of Standing Up for Girls' Rights by Malala Yousafzai

January 15: Draw and Tell

January 22: Rubber Egg Experiment

January 29: Booktalk-Pie in the Sky by Remy Lai

Librarian Jenny reads the Good Luck Cat by Joy Harjo. 

Our Read Aloud videos are available in private playlists to share with families. Librarians read picture books aloud. New titles are added monthly.

Read Alouds: Fun and Friendship Playlist

Read Alouds: True Stories: Narrative Non-Fiction Playlist

Read Alouds: Community Helpers Playlist

Read Alouds: Folk and Fairy Tales Playlist

Distance Learning Resources

Your libraries are ready to support parents, teachers and other caregivers with resources for distance learning. Find live tutoring, homework help, online reference materials, e-books, writing help and much more for all grades in both English and Spanish.

Do you want something new to read or watch, but are not sure what? Try our new Handpicked Books & More service and let us browse for you! Fill out this online form and we’ll let you know when your items are ready to be picked up. 

Public library cards are available for all Beaverton School District students. If your student does not already have a public library card with Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) get one here.

Learn more about the Youth Access Card here.
Visit us on social media for fun photos and videos, the latest staff picks and news about resources, programs and events!
Learn more about our current services hereManage 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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