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  • Welcome to the Oregon State Library
    Providing services for over 100 years,  the Oregon State Library is located in a beautiful building built in 1939 to serve the citizens of Oregon.
    Vision - All Oregonians have the information essential to be engaged citizens, to strengthen our communities and to build a prosperous state.
    Mission - The State Library provides leadership and resources to continue growing vibrant library services for Oregonians with print disabilities, the Legislature and state government, and all Oregonians through local libraries.
Contact Information Topics of Interest
Oregon State Library
250 Winter St. NE
Salem, Oregon 97301-3950
Phone: 503-378-4243
Fax: 503-585-8059

Building Hours: 8 - 5 (Monday - Friday)
Public Access to Collections: 1 - 4 (Monday - Friday)
Talking Books: 9 - 12 and 1 - 4 (Monday - Friday)




Drought in Oregon

Visit Governor Brown's website to learn what you can do to 
conserve water
- drought.oregon.gov



 Exhibit on display at the Oregon State Library 
"A Poem in Stone" - Celebrating the Columbia River Highway
This exhibit is currently on display in the second floor lobby of the State Library, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
A companion digital exhibit is also available.