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Auto Repair Manuals 

The library has a selection of older auto repair manuals that are located upstairs in the adult nonfiction area near the elevator. The manuals do not check out, but individuals can make personal copies.


AWE Computer 

The AWE Children’s Computers are designed specifically for our patrons ages 2 through 5 and features learning activities and games. The interesting and interactive content is specifically geared for early learning in subjects such as math, science, geography, reading, art/music, writing, and a host of other topics. The hardy built system features a touch screen, mouse, color coded keyboard and is perfect for children just learning to interact with computers. Sessions are 30 minutes long, but can be stopped at any point. A dual set of head phones allows parents and children to follow along together. The AWE is not connected to the internet. They can be found in the Children’s section.


Book Sale 

There are racks of used books, magazines and other items at the front of the Library marked for sale. There is a regular rotation of items on these shelves. The money received from these sales is used to purchase new books and materials. All materials are sold as is. Watch for specials and larger seasonal sales.


Book/Material Suggestions 

Please feel free to suggest books, materials and authors to the library. We need and welcome community input in this important process.

Please use the link at the side or contact the library in person at 541-889-6371.

Book Selection Policy and Request.pdf

The Ontario Library District is pleased to provide 23 computers for public use. For more information on this subject please go to Computers and Internet.


Craft Hour 

The Library has a children’s craft hour.  Crafts are suitable for children of all ages. Crafts are seasonally themed and include coloring and activity sheets. Parents are asked to stay with younger children. Check out our Calendar of Events for dates and themes.

Currently all crafts are pick-up only.



Please call 541-889-6371 for more information on using this service.



Donations of books, magazines and other items are accepted. Donations may be brought to the front desk during open hours. Please call ahead if you are bringing a substantial number of items so that staff can be prepared. Tax donation receipts are available upon request.



The Library has a wide selection of DVDs available for 7 day checkout. The Adult DVD collection can be found on the south side of the main checkout counter. children’s titles  can be found in the children's Section.  We currently have both fiction and nonfiction DVD titles available .


Event Letter 

The Library’s Event Letter will keep you up to date with all current events happening at the library. It covers events at the library as well as other interesting tidbits. Paper copies can be picked up at the Library or you are welcome to sign up to receive the email copy. Click Here.

Friends of the Ontario Library 

For more information on all the things the Friends of the Library do and how you can get involved please :

Go to the Friends of the Ontario Library Page

Genealogy, Obits 

Genealogy Research - The Library has a large collection of historic books, newspapers and other information available for research purposes.


Inter-Library Loans 

Ontario Community Library is a member of the Eastern Oregon Sage Library System giving us access to 70+ public and school library collections. This gives us the option to order materials from these libraries. So if we don’t have what you are looking for, we can get it!

Ask at the front desk for assistance in placing a hold on a item.

Library Book Club 

Community Read Book Club

The Community Read,  an Adult Book Club, meets once a month.

Please feel free to join at any time; all adults are welcome. Books will be available at the library (while supplies last). Please call the library for more information on dates, times and book selections. 

If you have a suggestion for or would like to discuss begininning your own book club please contact:  Darlyne Johnson at 541-889-6371



The Library has an extensive selection of adult and children's magazines and a wonderful reading area. All but the current month of a magazine may be checked out for 21 days. Children's magazines can be found in the children's area of the library and may also be checked out. 

MAGAZINE LIST jan2023.pdf


Meeting Room 

The Library has a meeting room that is available for public use. Reservations are required. The room seats up to 50 people. Events and meetings held in the Meeting room must be non profit only. Some chairs and tables are available. There is no charge to use the room. Stop by the library or call 541-889-6371 to schedule the meeting room.



The library has a black and white photocopier available for public use. It is in the front of the library near the main entrance. Copies cost 20 cents each. If you need assistance please ask at the front desk.

For other options please ask at front desk.


PlayAway Tablets 

We have added PlayAway Launch Pads to our circulating items. Launch Pads are small tablets built for children with learning in mind. Each Launch pad is a multisensory learning tool, bring together sight, sounds and play. These easy-to-use devices give children and parents a great learning jump start.


Research - Online 
Story Time 


Story time at the library is a wonderful way to introduce children to the library as well as meet new friends. Our story times are held in the children’s area of the library on  Thursday mornings (11 am). We strive to have a fun and interactive atmosphere, where all children are welcome. There is a story, crafts and coloring. Story time is scheduled for 20 to 40 minutes. Join us on the reading rug. 


Test Proctoring 

Proctoring is available - information, appointments and other arrangements may be made with the Library Director Darlyne Johnson.

Please call the Library at: 541-889-6371 or email:


If you wish to set up a tour for your class or group, please contact the library for available dates. Please provide an approximate count of participants and average age  when calling. There is no charge for these tours and programs.

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