Collection

The Lake Oswego Public Library's collection consists of more than 275,000 holdings, in various languages and formats, including print, online, downloadable, and streaming.  Borrow books, magazines, audiobooks, DVDs, CDs, and more from our print collection; or connect to our online resources for e-books, downloadable audiobooks and magazines, streaming video, and high-quality databases such as Consumer Reports and Heritage Quest.  

Other items available for checkout:

  • Graphic novels
  • Blu-rays
  • 4K Ultra Blu-rays
  • Kindles
  • LP Vinyls
  • Kill A Watt meters 
  • Mark It engravers  

Available in the Library:

  • 25 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 also 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.