405 NE Columbia Blvd., Portland, OR, US, 97211-1421
- Phone: (503) 285-7777
- Fax: (503) 286-8834
North Portland Branch Library
Mo from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM,Tu to We from 12:00 PM to 08:00 PM,Th to Sa from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM,Su from 12:00 AM to 05:00 PMBuilt in 1913 North Portland Branch Library, one of the only historic libraries in the Multnomah County system, is now a neighborhood gem. Stand and marvel at the old-world detail of the original woodwork, including carved visages of writers such as Shakespeare, Moliere, Goethe, Milton, Dante and Plato. The Black Resource Center contains a wide selection of books by and about African Americans, and in the good-sized Children's Library, you will usually see a number of kids browsing, reading, and enjoying the friendly atmosphere.