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Posted on: July 1, 2022

Enjoy a Bilingual StoryWalk / Disfruta de un CuentoAndando

Adult and child enjoying a StoryWalk in Amazon Park

Bilingual StoryWalks in July / CuentosAndando bilingües en julio

Petersen Park through July 27: "Alma and How She Got Her Name" by Juana Martinez-Neal

Parque Petersen hasta el 27 de julio: "Alma y Cómo Obtuvo Su Nombre" de Juana Martinez...

StoryWalks / CuentosAndando

Posted on: April 22, 2022

No More Overdue Fines!

Confetti background with text "No more overdue fines / No más multas para todos"

En español

Starting May 1, 2022, Eugene Public Library no longer charges overdue fines. Additionally, any existing overdue fines have been removed from accounts. As a result, many Eugene Public Library cards that were blocked due to overdue fines are again...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

Bethel and Sheldon Branches: New Carpet

White sneakers on gray carpet

Eugene Public Library's Bethel and Sheldon neighborhood branches will temporarily close to install new carpet.

The branches will be closed from Friday, July 15 through Sunday, July 24. The branches will reopen on Monday, July 25.

“These b...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Imagination Library: Now for All Lane County

Eugene child with Imagination Library books

All Lane County families are now eligible to participate in Dolly Parton's Imagination Library. The service promotes reading and learning by sending young children a new book in the mail every month, free of charge. Sign up at i...

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Posted on: April 13, 2022

Short Stories and Poems to Go

Close up of a hand receiving a printout from the short story dispenser at Eugene Airport

Travelers flying through Eugene Airport can now pick up free reading at a new short story dispenser provided in a partnership among the Airport, Eugene Public Library and Eugene Public Library Foundation.

People of all ages can use a touch-free button to c...

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Eugene short story dispenser: read and submit Library
Posted on: January 17, 2022

Murals on Library Cards

Library cards featuring 20x21EUG mural art

You can now carry public art in your pocket with new Eugene Public Library cards featuring works from the 20x21EUG Mural Project.  New cardholders can choose from three new mural designs as well as the library's flagship logo-and-stars card. Exis...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Free Library Cards for All 4J and Bethel Students

Child reading while walking outside Downtown Library

En español

What's the most powerful school supply? A library card! And all students enrolled in Eugene School District 4J  and Bethel School District can get a Eugene Public Library card for free, whether or not they live within City of Eugene lim...

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Story and Poetry Walks in Parks

Adult and child enjoying a StoryWalk in Amazon Park

For all ages: starting June 1, Eugene Public Library will offer three bilingual StoryWalks of children's picture books and a Poetry Walk in parks around town. The pages are displayed on a series of signs to read along the path. Enjoy them anytime!


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Posted on: January 1, 2022

Eugene Rated a National Star Library

Logo for Star Library 2021 rating

In its 2021 rankings, Library Journal has named Eugene Public Library a “Star Library.” The star rating places Eugene Public Library in the top one percent of public libraries nationwide for excellence in cost-effective delivery of key services during fis...

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Posted on: January 16, 2022

Library Levy Report: Year 5

Library Levy: Year 5 Report

At a City Council meeting on January 12, 2022, Eugene Public Library Director Will O'Hearn reported on our innovations and achievements during Year 5 of the 2015 levy. Year 5 covered FY21, including  services and activities from July 2020 through...

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Posted on: May 1, 2021

Job Search Help at the Library

People dressed to represent many types of jobs

When the pandemic made meetings in their offices impossible, Lane County Workforce Services reached out to Eugene Public Library, a longtime partner in providing support to job seekers and local employers. Workforce's Deanna Strachan-Wilson reports that s...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Ayuda gratis en la biblioteca para buscar trabajo

People dressed to represent many types of jobs

¿Buscando trabajo? Has una cita para obtener ayuda personalizada y gratuita en la Biblioteca Pública del Centro de Eugene.  Llama a Lane County Workforce Services al 541-686-7985 para programar tu  cita en pers...

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Posted on: April 22, 2022

¡No Más Multas Vencidas!

Confetti background with text "No more overdue fines / No más multas para todos"

In English

A partir del 1 de mayo del 2022, la Biblioteca Pública de Eugene ya no cobrará multas vencidas. Además, se cancelarán de su cuenta las multas ya existentes. Como resultado, muchas tarjetas de la Biblioteca Pública de Eugene que actualmente están...

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Posted on: November 18, 2021

Tarjetas gratis de biblioteca para todos los estudiantes de 4J y Bethel

Child reading while walking outside Downtown Library

En inglés

¿Cuál es el material escolar más poderoso? ¡Es una tarjeta de la biblioteca! Todos los estudiantes inscritos en el Distrito Escolar de Eugene de 4J o el Distrito Escolar de Bethel, pueden obtener una tarjeta de la Biblioteca Pública de Eugene gra...

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Posted on: June 1, 2022

Summer Reading Raffle Prizes / Rifa con premios de Lectura de Verano

Summer Reading 2022 logo - a book open to look like two hills, with a river and rising sun

Each Summer Reading Adventure Card includes a free raffle ticket. All ages: enter once per person for a random chance to win gift cards from a wide range of local businesses and organizations at the end of summer.

Cada Tarjeta de Aventura incluye un boleto...

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