Our library branches are currently closed. Find the latest on our response to the coronavirus outbreak and Reopening Plan here.

We are now offering: Curbside Services, library material returns at all our branches, and free Wi-Fi in the Hood River Library Gardens. There are no overdue fines being charged during this time.

Library Branches closed for Curbside Services on Saturday, July 4.

Learn about our Summer Reading Program for all ages!

Hood River
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 12pm-6pm

Friday, Saturday 10am-3pm 

Cascade Locks & Parkdale
Tuesday 2pm-6pm
Saturday 10am-2pm

Pick up holds & computer printouts

A librarian will be available by phone during Curbside Hours to assist you with questions and reference needs.

Click here for more details
or call us during the hours above




Check out our digital library!

Use Libby to stream or download our eBooks and audiobooks and read anytime, anywhere.

We also offer Tumblebooks, AudioBookCloud, and more!

Free movies with your library card

Enjoy critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films, and be sure to check out Kanopy Kids!

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It’s easy to sign up. We will process online applications within 2 business days. Watch your email for your card number so you can start using our online services! 

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Welcome back inside!

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Fine Free Library!

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BOOK and LEGO drive!

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Deadlines for upcoming Oregon election

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