City of Beaverton

Posted on: August 24, 2017

Take Part in Library Card Sign-Up Month

BEAVERTON, Ore. – September is Library Card Sign-up Month at Beaverton City Library Main and the Murray Scholls branch. In September, the American Library Association reminds everyone that a library card is the perfect back-to-school supply item available to anyone.

Beaverton City Library reaffirms that public libraries welcome and serve every member of our community. We are a refuge and a place for common ground. As the American Library Association President, Julie Todaro, wrote, “Our nation’s libraries serve all community members, including people of color, immigrants, people with disabilities, and the most vulnerable in our communities, offering services and educational resources that transform communities, open minds and promote inclusion and diversity.”

This year, Beaverton Welcoming Week will be celebrated September 15 to 24. Welcoming Week is an annual series of events in which communities bring together immigrants, refugees and U.S. born residents to raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone. In Beaverton, we serve a diverse community that loves libraries and loves the great variety of resources we provide to anyone with a library card. In September, we’d like you to share that love with us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Post a picture of you with your library card or share why you feel your library card is the most important one in your wallet.

For additional information regarding Beaverton City Library, visit www.BeavertonLibrary.org or call 503-644-2197. Beaverton City Library is one of fifteen member libraries in Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS), which works to provide responsive and efficient library service countywide through centralized catalog, courier and other services.

The city of Beaverton is home to more than 95,000 residents and is Oregon’s sixth largest city. We are a friendly, active and responsive city well-known for our exceptional community services and amenities, helping Beaverton residents enjoy a high quality of life. Ranked in the top ten of Money magazine’s 50 Best Small Cities in America for 2016, Beaverton truly is “The Best of Oregon.”


Picture of people with globes. Libraries are for everyone.


Caption: September is Library Card Sign-up Month! Share your library love by posting a picture of yourself with your library card with #BeavertonWelcomes. Tag @beavertoncitylibrary on Facebook or @beavertonlib on Twitter and Instagram.


 

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