Education and research

From world history to coding, disaster preparedness to job and career questions,  the library is packed with tools and materials to help you develop new skills and find answers to your questions. 

Adult Education

Build your skills and confidence with lifelong learning tools from the library.


Browse books, online collections, tools for makers and do-ers, as well as periodic educational programs.


Build your resume, study for a test, understand your salary potential, and find reliable job listings.

Emergency resources

Develop preparedness skills and access clear, accurate information during disasters.

Health and Wellness

Learn a new skill, take an exercise class, practice meditation, stay up-to-date with pandemic news, and more.

Higher Education

Research colleges and universities, use online test prep tools, learn about financial aid, and explore online learning.

local history

Access historic periodicals, browse books on Oregon’s history, and learn about upcoming lectures and special events.

Racial Literacy

Empathy begins with awareness, knowledge, and understanding. Learn about the history of racism in America.


Educational support services include online resources, outreach visits, themed book bags, and library tours.

Learning technology

Whether you’re just starting out learning to using a computer or you want to brush up on coding, the library is here to help with curated resources for all ages and skill levels.

Learn all about how to explore science, technology, engineering, and math. Visit STEM/maker
Computer basics
The library offers many useful tools to help you learn how to use technology. Follow the link to explore the resources. Visit computer basics

Online language courses

Use your library card to access Mango, an online platform to help you learn a new language, or practice language skills you already have.

Ask a librarian

Submit a question to your local librarian. If we don’t know the answer, we’ll help you find it.

Online reference library

The library offers access to online language learning, test-prep tools, millions of published and peer-reviewed articles across a vast range of subjects, and more.

Tough topics

Find shelf locations and helpful contacts for a variety of tough topics.