Frequently Asked Questions

1. How do I get a Library card? 

        Library cards are available to all residents of the Siuslaw Public Library District without charge. For complete

        information, please click here. If you are not a resident of the Siuslaw Public Library District, you are eligible for a 

        nonresident library card. Nonresident cards are $15 for 3 months or $50 for a year. 

 

2. How do I download ebooks and eaudiobooks?

        With a card from the Siuslaw Public Library, you are able to download ebooks and eaudiobooks to your tablet,

        Kindle, iPad, smartphone, or other device with Library2Go. This is a free service made available through the Oregon

        Digital Library Consortium. Click here to learn more about downloading items.

 

3. How do I reserve a room?

        The Siuslaw Public Library provides access to four rooms that can be reserved without charge by the public: two   

        study rooms that can seat up to four people; a conference room that can seat up to 15 people; and the Bromley

        Room which can seat up to 70 people. While library-sponsored programs and activities are the priority use for each    

        of these spaces, we welcome groups and individuals to reserve the spaces whenever they aren't in use.  Study rooms

        can be reserved a week in advance, while the Bromley and conference rooms can be reserved as many 

        as 45 days in advance. Groups are welcome to schedule one event every 30 days. Events should be free and open to

        the public. Click here to access the Library's policy and procedures for reserving rooms. Additional information is                             available by contacting the Library at 541-997-3132.

  

4. What programs do you offer to families and children? 

        The Siuslaw Public Library offers several ongoing programs for children and families. On Mondays at 10:30 a.m.,

        join us for a special storytime for infants and caregivers. Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:30 a.m., come to the Library for

        a 30 minute storytime perfect for toddlers and school-age children followed by a 30 minute craft/activity. Then, on

        the 1st and 3rd Friday of each month, bring your 2nd to 6th graders for Lego Club from 2:15 to 4 p.m. Finally, each

        summer, come to the Library to participate in summer reading programs for all ages. Want to see what special

        events we have planned for families and children? Take a look at our calendar

 

5. Do you have computer and wireless access at the Siuslaw Public Library? 

        We offer public access computers to Siuslaw Public Library patrons and guests, along with free wireless access. Other

        services available at the Library include black and white printing, black and white photocopying, and scanning. There

        is no fax service available at the Library. Public access computers are available on a first come basis for up to 60

        minutes per day.

 

 

 

 

 

Siuslaw Public Library District

 

In Florence:

1460 9th Street | Florence, OR 97439

ph. 541-997-3132

ref@siuslawlibrary.org

Mon, Thurs, Fri, Sat: 10am-6pm; Tues & Wed: 10am-8pm; Sun: 1-5pm

 

In Mapleton:

88148 Riverview Avenue | Mapleton, OR 97453

ph. 541-268-4033

mapleton@siuslawlibrary.org

Tues-Sat: Noon-5pm

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