The Hood River County Library District has expanded their Curbside Services and hours. Cardholders may continue to reserve and pick up books, movies, Wi-Fi hot spots, Library of Things Food Preservation items and much more, all while practicing physical distancing. In addition, patrons can pick up computer printouts, check out a laptop for day-use during Curbside Hours and use library Wi-Fi outside the buildings 24/7. Librarians are available during Curbside Services For more details, patrons can visit https://hoodriverlibrary.org/curbside-service/.
Curbside Pickup Services are available at the Hood River Library Tuesday-Thursday 12:00pm-6:00pm and Friday-Saturday 10:00am-4:00pm, and at the Cascade Locks and Parkdale branches Tuesday 2:00pm-6:00pm and Saturday 10:00am-2:00pm.
The Hood River County Library District has partnered with the Hood River County School District to offer Pop-Up Library and Mobile Wi-Fi services during the month of August.
The mobile library van will be parked at two different locations in Hood River County each week from 10am-3pm and will offer Wi-Fi access and free books for kids!
- Wednesday, August 12, 19, 26: Sieverkropp Drive behind Rosauers.
- Fridays, August 14, 21, 28: Odell Mobile Home Park
Thank you to the Library Foundation for donating $5,000 to purchase new books to distribute to children in Hood River County.
Library patrons may return items in the outside book drops at all three branches. All items returned to the library during this time will be placed in a 96-hour quarantine before being placed back on the shelves.
Patrons will not accrue overdue fines until the library reopens in full. Patrons will be charged a replacement fee for items 4 weeks overdue from their due date. This fee will be waived if the library materials are returned to the library.
Library staff encourage patrons to continue to use their online resources and services. Residents in the service area can sign up for a library card through the website at www.hoodriverlibrary.org to access: ebooks and audiobooks, stream movies and kid’s educational programming, and to access online databases and more through the digital library.
The library is offering a variety of online programming and services. To learn about programs, services, and updates, patrons can follow the Library on social media (Facebook and Instagram), check the library website, and sign up for the e-newsletter.