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 8/24/2020:

Starting August 24, the Library will re-start some indoor services that have been paused since spring. Limited numbers of people will be able to enter library buildings to access high-priority services. These services are designed to meet the needs of community members who have the least ability to access library services online. Some other indoor services remain unavailable for now, such as browsing the shelves or staying at the library to sit and read.

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. 

Happening Now

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Eugene Public Library Foundation is proud to endorse the Library Levy ballot measure on the November 3, 2020 ballot.

For more information and to join the campaign, visit librariesforeveryonevoteyes.org.

Upcoming Events

REGISTER HERE for events

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