What's Happening

Program on July 26

21 Jul 2014

On Saturday, July 26 at 11:00 a.m., as part of the Adult Summer Reading Program, the library will be showing the National Geographic TV special "Diamonds of War: Africa's Blood Diamonds."

Teen Summer Reading for the Week of July 21

21 Jul 2014

During the week of July 21 the Teen Summer Reading Program will include: a Scavenger Hunt all day on Monday, a surprise Lab Rat activity on Wednesday, and an Interactive Bulletin Board drop-in activity all day on Thursday.

Meteorite Program July 10, 6:30 p.m.

09 Jul 2014

Come in tomorrow, Thursday, July 10 at 6:30 p.m. and learn about meteorites. Dick Pugh, of the Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory, will be here. This program is free and open to all ages.

Teen Summer Reading Program Starts Today

07 Jul 2014

The Teen Summer Reading Program, "Spark a Reaction," starts today.  There are crafts and science experiments as well as a movie day during the program. You can register online at www.hermistonlibrary.us/teensrp or stop by the library.  If you register in person you get a spiffy backpack.  Registration ends July 15.

Meteorite Program July 10

03 Jul 2014

The Hermiston Public Library is pleased to announce that a special program about meteorites that will be held Thursday, July 10 at 6:30 p.m. in the downstairs Lanham Room.  The program is free, open to persons of all ages, and will be presented by the Cascadia Meteorite Laboratory of Portland State University.  

Our speaker, Richard Pugh, a renowned meteorite scientist who travels worldwide to search for and research these rocks from space, will present a lively program that includes a PowerPoint presentation and a question and answer period.
For this presentation Pugh said he will bring $10,000 worth of meteorites with him and he encourages those attending to pick up and handle the meteorites. ...

June 17, 4 p.m. - Oregon College Savings Plan Seminar & Puppet Show

06 Jun 2014

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Oregon College Savings Plan LogoJune 17 at 4 p.m.

It's all about your kids and your money. So come and learn about all the tax advantages and other benefits of saving for college with the Oregon College Savings Plan. And,...

2014 Adult Summer Reading Program

06 Jun 2014

Literary Elements LogoThe Adult Summer Reading Program begins on Monday, June 2 and continues until Saturday, August 30.  It is open to adults 18 or older.  There will be prizes, programs, and more.  Stop by starting anytime to pick up your information packet.

Maya Angelou Display

28 May 2014

Maya Angelou DisplayThe library has a new display celebrating the life of Maya Angelou.

Party Tomorrow!

15 May 2014

Tomorrow is the library's party to celebrate 100 years of service in Hermiston. Join the celebration downstairs at the library from 2-5 p.m.  MaryKay Dahlgreen, the Oregon State Librarian will be in attendance.  There will be tours of the original library building, displays of historic items, cake, commemorative bookmarks, and Hermiston High School's jazz band.

News Release - Hermiston Public Library Centennial

12 May 2014


Hermiston Public Library
235 E. Gladys Avenue
Hermiston, OR 97838


For further information, contact: Marie Baldo, Library Director at (541) 567-2882.

The Hermiston Public Library will host its centennial celebration Friday, May 16 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.  It is the 100th anniversary of the organization of the Hermiston Public Library.   There will be displays, photos, and memorabilia to explore as well as a concert by the Hermiston High School Jazz Band.

“There’s actually a lot of...