Library Collection - General

The Coos Bay Public Library's general collection contains over 100,000 items in a broad range of subjects and formats to serve the community's informational and recreational needs. The library selects materials to accommodate the diverse ages, reading and understanding levels, abilities, tastes, viewpoints, and interests of the community. The library also relies on the Coastline cooperative to obtain materials from other Coos County libraries and on interlibrary loan to obtain materials from libraries across the country. The library strives to collect materials in the formats that are most relevant to the Coos Bay community, and the formats collected may change in response to evolving technology. Currently offered formats include: