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Envision Your 21st Century Library!

Community members are invited to share their vision of a 21st century Coos Bay Public Library at a community meeting at Coos Bay City Hall's Council Chambers on

Saturday, May 2nd   2:00 – 3:30


A strategic planning process to ensure that our library remains relevant, engaging and responsive to community members in an increasingly digital world began in February with the first of three meetings of a 16 member Coos Bay Library Visioning Committee, a diverse group of community residents. At the May 2nd community meeting, members of the public will have the opportunity to review and provide input about the emerging strategic plan. 


Furry Friends Book Club

Furry Friends Book Club is meeting two more times before we take a break for the summer… Don't miss this chance to sign your child up for a session on April 21st or May 19th!

For more information about how therapy dogs can benefit struggling readers, check out our new book on the subject:


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Coos Bay Public Library is offering a free monthly workshop! Drop in any time prior to last fifteen minutes & get assistance downloading eBooks and audiobooks to your device or portable computer. Everyone’s welcome!

You will need:

  • Valid library card.
  • Device or computer with wireless access to the internet (you can use the library’s network).  Note: If you are using any type of Kindle device, you will need an Amazon account.
  • Valid email address.

Come in for help getting started or troubleshooting specific issues! There will be no lecture or class but a staff person will be available to help you practice using this resource.

 Friday, May 29

 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. (Cedar Room)