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Stayton Public Library
515 N. 1st Avenue
Stayton, Oregon 97383
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(503) 769-3313
10 am to 7 pm
10 am to 5:30 pm
10 am to 4 pm
Sunday - Closed
We are closed for all Federal holidays.
Exception: half day on Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Stayton Public Library News
For more information, contact the library at 503-769-3313.
Curbside Pickup begins May 27th

Stayton Public Library will begin a contactless curbside pick up service beginning May 27. You can place items on hold through CCRLS online catalog or call the Library at 503-769-3313 to place your holds. We will contact you when your items are ready so you can schedule a pick up. Please keep in mind that the courier is not running and items available for pick up are limited to what Stayton Library has in house.

For contactless delivery instuctions and procedure visit: http://staytonoregon.gov/page/library_pickup


Imagine Your Story with Stayton Public Library

The Stayton Public Library is excited to bring you a reimagined summer reading program! Like years past, we will have programs for kids, teens, and adults so that all ages and entire families can participate together. In all three, you can earn points for raffle tickets and prizes by reading, listening, learning, and discovering secret codes during virtual programming and places in the community.

The theme this year is "Imagine Your Story" and will feature mythology, fairy tales, and fantasy. The online program will open June 15.

We will offer a paper log option if you need one. 


Find the Library at Your Place - National Library Week


It’s National Library Week! And although the Stayton Public Library is temporarily closed to the public, we have been working hard to bring resources to your home virtually via staytonlibrary.org and through our Facebook page. The Library has subscriptions to various services that you can access from the comfort of your home such as downloadable ebooks and audiobooks, Ancestry, CreativeBug, Kanopy, and more that you can find at http://www.staytonoregon.gov/page/library_eresources. These resources require a CCRLS library card, but if you do not have one, you can create a temporary one at http://www.staytonoregon.gov/page/library_cards.


Stayton Public Library staff have been in the process of creating online content that can be viewed anytime such as fingerplays and songs on YouTube and a Motion Monday playlist on Spotify. We are also doing live Storytimes in Zoom. We are working on expanding these offerings to include craft videos and virtual book clubs. In addition, we have created a curated list of learning resources and activities for all ages. All of these can be found at http://www.staytonoregon.gov/page/library_online


If you need access to the internet, SCTC has installed a new Wi-Fi hotspot that can be accessed anywhere in the Stayton Library’s parking lot. When using Wi-Fi, please maintain social distancing measures by staying in your car or keeping at least a 6-foot distance from others.


Looking into the Summer, you can look forward to a Summer Program for all ages, but it will look different than it has in years past. Make sure to like and follow our Facebook page and sign up for our email newsletter at http://www.staytonoregon.gov/page/library_news.


eResources help
Do you need help getting your devices ready to download eBooks and audiobooks from the Library? Fill out our online help form and Library staff will contact you to help! Find the form here: https://bit.ly/3bj1AX6


Your Library @ Home


While the Library is closed, we are still working hard to bring you online resources at home! Find links to great learning resources for all ages, virtual tours, and our staff created content!
For a list of online resources:


Virtual Storytime

The Stayton Public Library will begin offering virtual storytimes! Jennifer will be hosting a virtual storytime on Tuesday, April 14 at 10:00 am via Zoom. To ensure safety, we will be sending out the link to join storytime Tuesday morning via email only to those registered via:




Stuck in Your Castle Bingo

This April, while we are staying at home together, shake things up with Stuck In Your Castle Bingo. There is fun for all ages and a wide range of activities. Enjoy!



Remote Access for Ancestry Library

We are pleased to announce that Ancestry (a genealogist favorite) is temporarily available remotely, thanks to the generosity of our vendor(s). You will need a valid CCRLS library card. Check it out at  https://ccrls.org/resource/ancestry/



COVID-19 Closure effective immediately

To prevent and limit the spread of  COVID-19, and to ensure the health and wellness of our staff and patrons, the Stayton Public Library is closed to the public until further notice.

All events are canceled including meetings using the meeting room until the Library reopens. To keep updated on closures please follow the City of Stayton Facebook page. 

Worried about your holds?
All holds currently on the hold shelf will remain for a period of days after we reopen and you will be able to pick them up then. 

Worried about your due dates?
All due dates will be moved out until after the closure. You may keep your items until May 1st. 
Don't forget our electronic resources available 24/7! 

Our staff LOVES Libby from Overdrive, the easy-to-use app that lets you check out ebooks & audiobooks. New to Libby? Meet Libby here: https://fast.wistia.net/embed/iframe/id98dr2m64?videoFoam=true

Also, for the little ones missing storytime, check out Kanopy Kids - They have animated storybooks here: https://ccrls.kanopy.com/category/34870

Find our eResources here: http://staytonoregon.gov/page/library_eresources

For any questions, call 503-769-3313

Thank you for your cooperation.

Download our March Newsletter

Download our March newsletter to keep up on all our events!


Add your library card to your phone!

Did You Know?
You can use your phone at the self checkout, even if you forget your library card! With the CCRLS Mobile app, you can carry your barcode anywhere you go. At the bottom of the home page, click “My Barcode.” Then scan your phone screen like you would your card. Ta-da!






February 2020 Newsletter

Download the February newsletter to catch up on everything happening at the Stayton Public Library. This month our 3rd Annual Art Show is on display and we have a special Roaring 20s Murder Mystery game for adults. Click below to download. 

January Newsletter


Click here to download Stayton Public Library's January Newsletter. This month we have new times for storytimes, a call for the 3rd annual Art Show and some book recommendations to encourage self care in the new year!

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