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Our Favorites of 2021

We played, we listened, we watched, and obviously we read. Here are our staff favorites from the year 2021! Bethany Staff Favorites Cedar Mill Staff's [...]

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Our 2020 Favorites

Explore Cedar Mill & Bethany Library's staff favorites of 2020! Words of Wiser: Staff Picks Podcast Four staff members at our libraries discuss their favorite [...]

Pandemic Parenting Event and Resources

The Cedar Mill Libraries are committed to helping families during the pandemic by providing helpful information, relevant lists of books and other materials, and knowledgeable [...]

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Our Library of Things offers non-traditional items for patrons to borrow. This collection includes board games, discovery kits, Rokus, musical instruments and much more!

Adventure Pass

WCCLS’ popular cultural pass program has been renamed and ready for summer fun! Find out how at https://wccls.org/adventurepass.


Launchpads are tablets pre-loaded with educational and fun apps. Kids can improve their math or reading skills, teens can get ready for the SAT or ACT, and adults can learn a new language or play games to keep their minds sharp. Available from both locations!

Kindle e-readers

We offer pre-loaded Kindle e-readers for checkout. There are several different categories available, including Best Sellers, Young Adult Series, Oregon Book Award nominees, and more! See them all in our library catalog. Available from both locations!

Book Club Kits

Each kit includes 8-10 copies of a book, background information about the author, sample discussion questions and more! Kits are available for loan throughout the county, and have a six week checkout period.

Place holds on Cedar Mill’s kits in the library catalog.

Find all kits available countywide in the library catalog.

Magazines & Newspapers

You have access to thousands of magazines and newspapers online with your library card, including direct access to the New York Times and Washington County newspapers. WCCLS > Magazines and Newspapers.

In print, we have magazines for all ages (children, teens and adults) at both libraries available for checkout. Place a hold for an specific issue using the Alternate Catalog (learn how here).

Browse our collection at Cedar Mill Library