Welcome to the Eugene Public Library Foundation!

The Eugene Public Library Foundation supports the Eugene Public Library in its efforts to inspire lifelong learning and to enrich the entire community. 

Libraries enrich lives and strengthen communities. Through private and public support, the Eugene Public Library Foundation envisions a vibrant public library that maximizes access to information, increases literacy and innovation, serves as a gateway to arts and culture, and provides a community gathering place.

Eugene, Oregon is home to a much loved, award-winning library.  We work to help strengthen programs for our community at our public library.  We welcome your participation in learning more about programs and materials at the Eugene Public Library, and joining us in strengthening and expanding library services to our community.

Library Services Update Through December 2:

Eugene Public Library’s services will look a little different during the two-week freeze: All locations will remain open with most services continuing, including holds pick-up and book returns. Because fewer people will be allowed inside the buildings, two services will temporarily not be available: at the Downtown Library, there will not be counter service for same-day borrowing; and at Bethel and Sheldon branches, there will not be Internet computer access.

You can reach the Library by phone at 541-682-5450 from Monday through Saturday, 10am-6pm, plus until 8pm on Wednesday and Thursday. They are here to help! For more information on this announcement, please visit the Library’s website here. 

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Upcoming Events

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Friday, November 13, 2020
12pm | Zoom
In Conversation with: Cheryl Hartup, Curator of Academic Programs and Latin American and Caribbean Art at the Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art and UO student + JSMA intern Wendy Echeverría García

Transcultural Bridges and Political Activism: Mexico and the Graphic Arts, 1929-1956.


Donate to Blue River’s O’Brien Memorial Library Here