Area Libraries

A convenient way to find out if nearby libraries hold a book or other item is through WorldCat, a global catalog of library holdings. Search a title, author, or subject, click on the item you want, enter your zip code, and WorldCat will show any libraries near you that have the item.

Academic Libraries

Public Libraries

With a library card barcode and PIN from your community library you can reserve books and access journal databases.

Most Portland-area community libraries belong to the Metropolitan Interlibrary Exchange, which means they partner together so that if you’re eligible for one, you can get a free library card from any of them. Check out each library’s borrowing policies to learn more.