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Library Director - Brenda Harris
Assistant Librarian - Stella Cruson
Library Aide - Marc Halseth
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279 8th St Lyons, OR

448 Cedar St, Lyons, OR 97358

Phone: 503-859-2366 

Open Hours:
Tues - Wed 11:30-5:00
Thur 1:00-6:30
Fri 1:00-5:00
Sat 10:00-3:30
Closed Sun & Mon

Closed for Holidays:
Nov. 25th & 26th
Dec. 24th & 25th
Close at 3:00 Dec. 31st

279 8th St

Want something fun to do at home? Check out this website:

Checkout these new online classes
(for FREE!) to increase your skills or learn something new.    

Here are the June workshops we have confirmed plus three Chemeketa topics we'll be cross-listing. All of these are free. Registration for the grant workshops will open next week ( I would like to do a monthly blast for summer to keep the momentum up. Please consider adding these workshops to your newsletters and events calendars. If you have the ability to add events to your city events calendar, that would be great too. I'll be updating the promotion materials next week. Thanks! ~Natalie

Mind over Mood for Stress Management

GwenEllyn Anderson

A one-session introduction to Mind Over Mood - step-by-step approach to rethinking your stress and stressors. Learn simple strategies to improve your mood and reduce your stress. 

Tuesday, June 22, 5:30-6:30 pm

Plan Your Vegetable Garden

Cynthia Robinson

Create a healthy and productive vegetable garden throughout the season. Covers seed catalogs, succession planting, crop rotation, soil building, and more. 

Thursday, June 24, 5:30-6:30 pm * Container gardens

Reeling in Employers Online

Rebecca Salinas-Oliveros

Rethink your job search and how you prepare job search materials. Learn tips on digitizing and marketing yourself in new ways. 

Monday, June 28, 6:00-7:00 pm

Music, Mood, and the Brain

Aileen Collins

An overview of how the brain processes music and the impact of music on your mood. 

Tuesday, June 30, 5:30-6:30 pm

Getting Started at Chemeketa

Chemeketa Admissions

If you’re thinking about attending Chemeketa but not sure how to get started, let us help you. We’ll cover – steps for admission, how scholarships and financial aid can help you pay for college, programs that Chemeketa offers,
and much more!

Every Tuesday, 3-5 pm


Tips to Strengthen Your Online Presence

Chemeketa Small Business Development Center

Does your business show up in an online search? Have you claimed your Google Business listing? Are you using social media effectively to build your brand and business? These are just a few of the tools and tactics to use to strengthen your online presence. With more people working, shopping and doing business online, it’s essential you maximize your digital footprint. We’ll give you the essential online tools and tips on how to use them effectively. And we’ll touch on additional options, including paid ad strategies.

Thursday, June 3, 10:30 am-12:00 pm


Staying Well, Staying Safe: Deescalating Stress During COVID-19

Chemeketa Small Business Development Center Examine best practices and practical strategies for safety for staff, suppliers, subcontractors and customers in a COVID-19 environment. Examine the details of three industries that successfully navigate the COVID-19 environment, and explore unique applications across business sectors.

Tuesday, June 15, 12:00-2:00 pm


The Oregon SBDC Network is funded in part through a Cooperative Agreement with the U.S. Small Business Administration, the Oregon Business Development Department, and other private and public partners, with Lane Community College serving as the Network’s lead host institution. Oregon SBDC services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Language services are available for limited English proficient individuals.

©2018 Copyright Small Business Development Center



Summer Reading News!

The reading program has been extended to Sept. 1, 2021 so the deadline to turn in hours is Sept. 1st. The party has been moved to Sept. 9th at 4:00. Get in some extra hours.

What are Cultural Passes?

They have a 3-day checkout for free admission to various venues.

Currently we have 2,

the Gilbert House Children’s Museum and the Oregon Garden

Contact the library for more information.

A NEW addition to our cultural passes. The Central Cascades Wilderness Permit allows for up to 12, and is good for 7 days. 

Check out the Summer Reading Program 
"Reading Colors Your World"

We’re partnering with @oregonnaturalhistory to bring you "Oregon's Amazing Animals," a family program that will inspire learning and fun at home! Join us on July 1, 2021 at 3:00 and discover the incredible variety of animal life in Oregon—both past and present—through fun, hands-on activities and experiments. Special thanks to @USIMLS and @waynemorsecenter for their support of the program! 

Pick up kits at the Library    279 8th ST in Lyons

Prevent Summer Slide!    Statistics show children who read during the summer are better prepared when returning to school in the Fall.

The Lyons Public Library is happy to announce a virtual storytime on Fridays at 11:30am with Family Building Blocks. For more information contact the Library or Melodie (below)


Bored? Need something to do inside?

Pick up a puzzle at the Lyons Public Library's
 puzzle exchange.
Come on down and pick one up today.
When you finish, bring it back or pass it on.
Better yet, bring a "new" one back.
No worries about how long you take or even if you have a library card.

More News!

The Lyons Library continues to operate as normal with the CDC Guidelines. We encourage using safety precautions due to Covid variants.

Did you know you can be notified of holds and renewals via text or email? Please let library staff know and they will set you up. Please make sure we have your current phone number and email.

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