• What's New at the MLC Library...


    June 21, 2021

    We've closed the library for Summer Break and we're updating the website with new information and links. Have a great Summer Break. We'll hope see you soon!

    June 10, 2021

    Pets Read voting results have been tabulated and uploaded to the Pets Read website. Click or tap HERE to see them...

    June 7, 2021

    Pets Read voting is open and we will collect responses until WEDNESDAY, June 9th so we can announce the winners before school is out. Please go to the form here and vote: https://forms.gle/23oQ1vwCsFCw9GRi8

    May 19, 2021

    Counting today, there are 4 remaining Wednesdays in the 2020-2021 school year. Each Wednesday--the 19th and the 26th of May and Wednesday the 2nd and 9th of June--staff will be available from 10am to 2pm for you can drop off library books or other items you need to return. THANK YOU!

    May 4, 2021

    The finishing touches on the Pets Read image website are complete. Pets Read is LIVE. The "contest" will run from now until 'close of business' on June 2nd so we can tabulate the votes.
    Click or tap HERE to go to the Pets Read website.

    April 22, 2021

    It's time to get serious about Pets Read before we end our school year. Pets Read WILL be taking place and soon. Right now, we're in the planning stages so please stay tuned for updates!

    March 17, 2021

    Spring Break is a couple of short days away.

    Tim Elmer will be LIVE, ON-SITE AT MLC on Thursday--tomorrow!--for book bag distribution. (AND to take in RETURNS!)

    There is ALSO a good number of ORCA, Beverly Cleary Children's Choice Awards, and MLC I Can Read! books available for checkout. The link to the book bag order form is below. 

    March 3, 2021

    Come & get 'em. Brand new books for you to check out. 3 pick-up dates left before Spring Break! Reader's Choice Programs: ORCA, BEV, MLC I CAN READ!

    Assortment book bags still available. Fill out this request form to pre-order. Or tell Tim what book bags you want when you get here and then give him a minute to go up to the library and get them for you.
    NOT TO MENTION...that we've started thinking about Pets Read and wanted to let you know that OF COURSE we'll have Pets Read! We are currently in the planning stages so please stay tuned for upcoming developments.

    February 10, 2021

    BOOK BAGS UPDATE: Yes, you can get bags of books again! We apologize for not updating the website sooner. For the next couple of weeks, the Office Staff is in the building on Thursdays and can provide you with a bag of books from 10am to 2pm on a first come, first served basis. (Please pay attention to local news or PPS.NET for weather-related/other school building closure information.) Click here for our updated Let's Get Reading! FAQ document.
    Once Tim has the second COVID-19 vaccine on February 17th, look for more updates to follow. We're looking forward to seeing more of you starting the week of February 22nd. 

    January 11, 2021

    Attention: We are temporarily suspending book bag distribution for this week. There will be no book bags available this Thursday, January 14th, 2021. We apologize for the inconvenience and hope to resume the following week. Thank you for your understanding. 

    January 4, 2021

    Click here -->>  2021 MLC ORCA e-books <<-- for information about e-books for ORCA

    November 12, 2020

    Distribution of library books and other materials is temporarily on HOLD following Governor Kate Brown's announcement regarding COVID-19. Please click HERE for information that Mark sent out about the pause.


    September 15, 2020

    Click/tap => Let’s Get Reading! <= Information about our new LGR! Book Bags Program. 

    Here’s how to return & get new MLC library books. And here's the Book Bag Order Form.

    Click me =>Let's Get Reading! Image


    September 8, 2020

    Click the image Multnomah County Library to take a look at the services available from your Multnomah County Lbrary. 


    September 5, 2020

    Check out the band "Ants on a Log!"

     Trans & Nonbinary Kids MIx Image

    Their new digital album Trans and Nonbinary Kids Mix is available for download and all the proceeds benefit Camp Aranu'tiq, a Summer camp for transgender/non-binary youth. 

    June 18, 2020


    MultCoLib.org  Multnomah County Library's Summer Reading Program is another great way to keep yourself stocked up with enough to read. Visit multcolib.org for all the information and more. 


    June 17, 2020

    Just because school is out for Summer doesn't mean you can't WRITE SOME CODE. Check out the many fun things to do at code.org 

    Click the image to see code.org


     June 16, 2020

    At the beginning of the COVID-19 closings, The Portland Monthly put together a wonderful list of things a person with a library card can do that you DON'T HAVE TO GO to the library to do. Click this link to see..."All the Things You Can Do with Your Library Card That Aren’t Going to the Library"


    June 4, 2020

    Don't forget about the GREAT SUMMER READING PROGRAMS that Portland Public Schools is promoting: CLICK HERE to see what's available!


    May 27, 2020

    CNN News is reporting that Harry Potter author J. K. Rowling announced the release of a new story for free online. Her story, The Ickabog, will be updated in daily online installments over seven weeks.  Click or tap HERE to read the article and get links to the author and the story..

     Author JK Rowling


    May 1, 2020

    Educator, author, and blogger Clare Landrigan (@ClareLandrigan on Twitter) shared this information today, on May 1st, 2020. 

    One of our favorite characters is helping kids understand #COVID__19 & sharing her journey.  Please share this widely!  Hyperlink of PDF below. 

    Princess in Black COVID

    Click this link to read the book online as a PDF: https://princessinblack.com/download/pib-coronavirus.pdf