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Collection

The Lake Oswego Public Library's collection consists of more than 239,000 volumes, in various languages and formats, including print, online, downloadable, DVDs and CDs.

Other items available for checkout:

  • Kindles
  • Kill A Watt Meter 
  • Overhead projector 
  • TV/VCR combination
  • Mark It engraver  
  • Projector screens

Available in the Library:

  • 30 public Internet computers with Microsoft Office, and other programs
  • Black & white and color printers
  • A dedicated accessibility computer station for low vision users with Zoom Text software
  • Copy machines
  • Scanners
  • Wireless
  • Microfilm machine readers with printers and download capability
  • Ancestry Plus
  • All years of the Lake Oswego Review and The Oregonian on microfilm
  • Complete print reference collection

The Lake Oswego Public Library has several special collections, including Fine Arts, Genealogy and Local History. The Local History collection includes photographs, ephemera, maps, original documents, newspaper clippings, and a small collection of artifacts.