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Defining Tigard: Tigard Public Library
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21 Dec 2014  
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Rooms


In addition to the open public spaces for browsing, reading and research, the Library offers several specialty rooms for a variety of activities.

PLEASE NOTE:
Due to budget reductions, rooms are not rented to the public.
  • Children's Room (1st Floor):
    The place to be for a wide variety of books, movies and music and games for kids from infants through 6th grade. Kid-sized furniture allow young readers to curl up with a good book, play educational games and puzzles and escape into imaginary worlds with puppets. Six computers allow kids to look for books and other items to check out as well as explore the Internet. Three additional computers are available for educational games.
  • Coffee Shop (1st Floor lobby):
    For your convenience, Sesame Donuts coffee shop offers beverages, pastries, sandwiches, donuts and more. Coffee shop hours are subject to change. Please comply with the Library's Food and Drink Policy.
  • George and Yvonne Burgess Community Room (1st Floor):
    Located to the left of the Library entrance off the lobby, this room houses most Library programs. With seating for 160 people, a large projection screen, sound system and stage lighting, this room is ideal for music, movies, games, author talks and a wide variety of performances. The room was renamed in February 2012 to recognize the significant contributions of two long-time library volunteers.
  • Conference Room (2nd Floor):
    Several programs and meetings are held in here. The room is equipped with a conference table that seats 22 and a projection screen.
  • Grace Tigard Houghton Reading Room (2nd Floor):
    A classic room for reading and study. The room also has a fireplace and attractive views conducive to contemplation and inspiration. It is equipped with electrical outlets for those with laptops who wish to access the Library's wireless service.
  • Local History Room (2nd Floor):
    The Tigard Public Library's local history collection documents the Tigard area's development from the 1850s to the present. It houses books, maps, atlases, photographs, scrapbooks and newspaper clippings, Tigard High School yearbooks and articles.
  • Puett Room (1st Floor Children's Area):
    Most Story Times and kids' craft programs take place here.
  • Study Rooms (2nd Floor):
    Three rooms are available for quiet individual or group study. Rooms may be reserved up to one week in advance. Call 503-718-2517 to reserve a room. Check in at the 2nd Floor Reference Desk before using the room.
  • Technology Room (2nd Floor):
    With 16 computers, a wide variety of computer classes and open labs are held in this room.
  • Teen Room (2nd Floor):
    Fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, DVDs, CDs, helpful librarians and more occupy this area, especially designed to serve teen-aged library patrons. Eight computers are dedicated for their use.


 
PLEASE NOTE:
Due to budget reductions, rooms are not rented to the public.



Grace Tigard Houghton Reading Room (2nd Floor)
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