Interested in helping Lake Oswego Public Library? Read on to learn more about supporting LOPL, whether by donation, planned giving, volunteering your time, and/or contributing to the Friends of the Library.
There are many ways to contribute to the success of the Lake Oswego Public Library. Learn more about making monetary gifts to the Library, including memorials, planned giving, and one-time donations.
Over 400 volunteers take part in making the library a thriving community center—contributing 9,800 hours just last year—and we’re always looking for more help! Volunteers range in age from twelve to retired.
The Friends started as a support group in 1953 to help furnish a reading room for the library. In 1991, the Friends opened the Booktique, a used bookstore. Books are donated to the store by community members, and the store is staffed by volunteers.
Roots Public House, is a non-profit taphouse in Lake Oswego with a mission to "give generously to the charities who are making a difference in our community." Lake Oswego Public Library is one of the four main charities that it supports.