Yachats Public Library
Monday 12:00 p.m.
Tuesday 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday 12:00 p.m.
Thursday 12:00 p.m.
Friday 12:00 p.m.
Saturday 10:00 a.m.
560 West Seventh Street /
PO Box 817 Yachats OR 97498
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Yachats Public Library
By Janet Rackleff
August 4th Jugglemania with Rhys Thomas an open event for the Summer Reading Program, all welcome at 10 am at the Commons Pre-school Classroom
August 11th Penny's Puppets presents Donkey Hero for the final Summer Reading Program at 10am in the Commons Pre-school Classroom, all Welcome .
The Yachats Public
Library was established by Ordinance 36 in November 1973 stating "The
City of Yachats does hereby establish a public library to be
known as the 'Yachats Public Library' to be operated and funded
by the said city and to be used for the educational and cultural
benefit by the citizens of the said city in accordance with the
rules and regulations of the said library."
- Our independent Library is
operated and managed entirely by volunteers and Library
- The Summer Reading Program is
always a big success, and at very little cost to the City
because the volunteers develop the materials rather than
- An on-going book sale at the
Library accounts for the majority of
"donations" received each year. In addition we
have an active Friends of the Library group responsible
for various fund raising and community events,
culminating in the annual Book Sale each Spring. Book
donations are accepted at the Library all year round.
- Although no late-charge is
required, a donation box on the desk is filled on a
- Library cards are free and
even visitors can check books out while they vacation in
- Our library
has managed to mix the old fashioned with the new. We
have public access computers with the latest Microsoft
access is available over our wi-fi connection and we have
an area in our back room just for wi-fi users.
- We have a
growing collection of Large Print books, Books on CD and
a Northwest Collection. Also locally produced DVD's and Poetry
- The library hosts a perpetual
exhibition of paintings, drawings, and photographs by the
Yachats Arts Guild. The exhibited works are changed every
- The library also houses the
Yachats Seed Bank, a repository of vegetable seeds
offered free to gardeners. The Seed Bank displays a wide
selection of cookbooks, gardening manuals, and guides for
developing community sustainability.
Volunteer Library Manager Annette
Howarth Honored - July 2008
the last 12 months:
open to the public 1,248 (approx.)
hours 2,477 (approx.)
checked out 16,629 (approx.)
than 600 active cardholders
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