Yachats Public Library



Monday 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Tuesday 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday 12:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Thursday 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Friday 12:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

560 West Seventh Street / PO Box 817 Yachats OR 97498

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Yachats Public Library
By Janet Rackleff

First off, a HUGE thank you to all the friends and volunteers who helped out with last week's Book Sale and made the event a rousing success.  We appreciate the donations from all of you to support the book sale, and then your generosity in buying more books!

In April we will be focusing on Earth day in the Children's Room of the library.  We received a grant from Amaterra, Inc. and have purchased a wide selection of ecology, environment and conservation books for the kid’s room. The books will be displayed throughout the back rooms all month, come take a look and check out your favorites.

For Earth Day again through the Amaterra, Inc. grant, we will offer two events,   a silk screened flag arts project for the afterschool kids with a salmon restoration theme with local graphic artist Mike Guerriero, and a puppet show. 

The Puppet Show will be presented on April 17 at 10:30 am in the library. Penny's Puppets will put on a show entitledThree Cheers for Trees, Penny describes the show, "Let’s Celebrate Trees with this sing along show. Trees are everywhere we go but do you really know much about them. Let’s hear what they have to say in this fun environmental puppet show" The show is appropriate for kids (and kids at heart) ages 2 and up.

See you at the library and March Book Sale!



The Yachats Library has joined other libraries around the state in a new program called the Oregon Library Passport Program.  This program will allow Yachats library cardholders to have access, without charge, to other participating libraries across the state.  Newport, Waldport and Florence are part of this program.  Materials borrowed from participating libraries must be returned to that library.  Learn more at www.librariesoforegon.org/passport or stop by the library for more information. 


We are pleased to announce we again have 4 functioning patron computers!  The two new ones are running Window 8.  We know many of you will be happy to hear that all computers have WORD installed.    The new printer/copier also has scanning capabilities, another function patrons have been requesting.  The touch screens on the Windows 8 computers are fun to use.  Come give it a try!  We will be glad to help you if you are new to touch screens.


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."

email: yachatspl@actionnet.net

Volunteer Library Manager Annette Howarth Honored - July 2008


In the last 12 months:

Hours open to the public 1,248 (approx.)

Volunteer hours 2,477 (approx.)

Books checked out 16,629 (approx.)

More than 600 active cardholders

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