Contact Cedar Mill & Bethany Libraries

We're happy to hear from you! We are available to answer library account questions, connect you with information, offer reading recommendations, and more. We also welcome your comments and feedback. Emails and calls are returned within one business day.

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Cedar Mill Library (503) 644-0043
Bethany Library (503) 617-7323
Second Edition Resale Shop (503) 644-6395

Phone Hours

Monday10 am – 5 pm
Tuesday10 am – 8 pm
Wednesday10 am – 6 pm
Thursday10 am – 8 pm
Friday10 am – 5 pm
Saturday10 am – 5 pm
Sunday12 pm – 3 pm


As of July 5, 2021

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Common Questions

Staff and visitors are not required to wear a mask, per state and local public health officials.
updated July 1, 2021

Yes! During our open hours, you may browse inside the library. Self check machines are available for use. Thank you for your patience as we provide service to as many patrons as possible. 

If an item is still on your account a week after its return, please contact library staff to inquire about its status.

Yes! Place holds in our online catalog at wccls.org. Want to find something new? Check out our New & Notable page for ideas, or have staff pick for you with our Handpicked service. Looking for something not in our catalog? Try our Interlibrary Loan service.

Yes! During our open hours, our library collections are accessible for browsing. Internet stations and restrooms are also available. Some areas of the library remain closed to the public (including meeting rooms and staff work areas). Review our current Services here. As of July 1, 2021

At both Cedar Mill & Bethany Libraries, the book drops are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

One exception remains for any item too large for the book drop slots:
Larger items must be returned during our open hours.

updated July 1, 2021

Second Edition Resale is open for in-store browsing and sidewalk sales for popular goods every Thursday and Friday from 10 am to 4 pm.

Donations are currently being accepted Wednesdays only, at 10 am, weather permitting until bins are full.

Visit our Second Edition Resale page and follow the shop on Facebook and Instagram for special sales and services updates. You can donate online anytime at https://library.cedarmill.org/donate

Thank you for your support!

updated July 5, 2021

Washington County residents are welcome to apply for a library card online anytime and gain access to an array of digital resources, including e-books, audiobooks, databases, and more.

To update your current account, including converting an existing E-access card to a general library card so you can check out materials, contact the library via email or phone, or speak to a staff member during our open hours.

updated July 1, 2021

Yes, for faster service, account fees can be paid online at wccls.org or you are always welcome to get assistance during your next visit. If you have questions about charges on your account, please contact usUpdated July 1, 2021

Update: Both library locations have expanded our hours and offer browsing, internet stations and holds pickup. Learn more about our current services.

Suggest a Purchase
Submit Online Program Proposal

Common Questions

Staff and visitors are not required to wear a mask, per state and local public health officials.
updated July 1, 2021

Yes! During our open hours, you may browse inside the library. Self check machines are available for use. Thank you for your patience as we provide service to as many patrons as possible. 

If an item is still on your account a week after its return, please contact library staff to inquire about its status.

Yes! Place holds in our online catalog at wccls.org. Want to find something new? Check out our New & Notable page for ideas, or have staff pick for you with our Handpicked service. Looking for something not in our catalog? Try our Interlibrary Loan service.

Yes! During our open hours, our library collections are accessible for browsing. Internet stations and restrooms are also available. Some areas of the library remain closed to the public (including meeting rooms and staff work areas). Review our current Services here. As of July 1, 2021

At both Cedar Mill & Bethany Libraries, the book drops are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

One exception remains for any item too large for the book drop slots:
Larger items must be returned during our open hours.

updated July 1, 2021

Second Edition Resale is open for in-store browsing and sidewalk sales for popular goods every Thursday and Friday from 10 am to 4 pm.

Donations are currently being accepted Wednesdays only, at 10 am, weather permitting until bins are full.

Visit our Second Edition Resale page and follow the shop on Facebook and Instagram for special sales and services updates. You can donate online anytime at https://library.cedarmill.org/donate

Thank you for your support!

updated July 5, 2021

Washington County residents are welcome to apply for a library card online anytime and gain access to an array of digital resources, including e-books, audiobooks, databases, and more.

To update your current account, including converting an existing E-access card to a general library card so you