We are now offering contactless curbside services. Once you receive a notification that your holds are ready, schedule an appointment for pickup. 
Returns will be accepted during our curbside hours, no appointment necessary.
Cedar Mill Library

Curbside Hours:
Monday: 10am-1pm
Tuesday: 10am-1pm, 3-6pm
Wednesday: 10am-1pm, 3-6pm
Thursday: 10am-1pm
Friday: 10am-1pm, 3-6pm
Saturday: 10am-1pm

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Bethany Library

Curbside Hours:
Tuesday: 10am-1pm, 3-6pm
Wednesday: 10am-1pm, 3-6pm
Thursday: 10am-1pm
Friday: 10am-1pm, 3-6pm
Saturday: 10am-1pm

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Meet Your Library Staff

Marta is a Youth Librarian at Cedar Mill Library. She performs storytimes, organizes the Summer Reading Program and Oregon Battle of the Books practices, selects chapter books, graphic novels and audiobooks for elementary age kids, and answers patron’s questions.

What’s the best thing about her job? "Interacting with kids and their grown-ups."

Find out what accomplishment she's most proud of and what she's been working on at home during quarantine on our website.

Read to a Dog!

Do your kids need a little incentive to do their daily reading over the summer? Reading to a dog (or other animal) can be a great motivator! Kids often feel more relaxed reading to a furry friend, and less self conscious about making mistakes.

Although our Read to the Dogs program is on hold due to COVID-19, here are some other options to explore.

Writing a Dynamic College Application Essay
Wednesday July 8 | 7pm | Ages 16+
Online Zoom Meeting
Register Online

Learn tips about how to approach the college application essay from independent college counselor, Eric Delehoy. Meant for teens and parents approaching the college application process (generally 16 and up). 

Chowder Chat: Teen Podcast

Our teen council finished up a rather strange year with a discussion of what they've been doing while in quarantine. Many books were read and many shows were binged. One even worked on a giant origami project! Listen to the podcast here
Staff member Jill shares some tips and tricks for getting out of a reading slump and recapturing your joy in reading.
Looking for ways to talk to and teach children about racism? These 21 videos for parents, educators, and kids will help you get started.

From passionate pleas for reform to poetic turns of phrase, these TED talks take an honest look at everyday realities of Black Americans and illuminate the way forward.

Yale University shares recordings and transcripts for their course African American History: From Emancipation to the Present.

Have a Pride Parade on your bookshelf with these recommended queer reads.


Pride organizations across the globe are coming together for Global Pride 2020, a 24-hour live stream featuring films, talks, performances and speeches from an array of musicians, performers, political leaders and human rights activists.

The 2020 Oregon Book Award winners have been announced, highlighting great local literature in seven categories.

Funimation is hosting a virtual anime convention; a two-day stream of cosplay meetups, industry panels, Q&A sessions, and more.

Learn and explore through song and movement with Super Simple Songs! Their team of educators has created some of the most popular children's songs on YouTube to get up, move, and sing along with.
Visit us on social media for fun photos and videos, the latest staff picks and news about resources, programs and events!
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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
12505 NW Cornell Road, Suite 13
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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