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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.
Historian Kimberly Jensen to Speak on Women’s Suffrage at Stayton Library
The Stayton Public Library is excited to welcome historian Kimberly Jensen to speak on Women’s Suffrage on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 7:00 pm in the E. G. Siegmund Meeting Room. There will be a reception accompanying the event.

The focus of the evening’s presentation will be on diverse women in the Oregon suffrage movement. 

Kimberly Jensen is Professor of History and Gender Studies at Western Oregon University. She is the author of Mobilizing Minerva: American Women in the First World War (University of Illinois Press, 2008) and Oregon's Doctor to the World: Esther Pohl Lovejoy and a Life in Activism (University of Washington Press, 2012). Her current book project is a study of women, citizenship, and civil liberties in the early twentieth century. She is a board member of the Oregon Women's HIstory Consortium and she and her students have created online resources for the centennial of Oregon's ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment at the Oregon Women's History Consortium website: http://www.oregonwomenshistory.org/oregon-2020/

The Stayton Public Library’s speaking events for 2020 are sponsored by the Stayton Friends of the Library.

Call for Artists of All Ages for Summer Reading Art Contest
STAYTON, Ore. – The Stayton Public Library is announcing a call for artwork for the 2020 Summer Reading Program. Submitted artwork should be inspired by the Summer Reading Theme, “Imagine Your Story”, which highlights fairytales, mythology, and fantasy.

Any artists that live, attend school, or work in Stayton or its surrounding communities can submit a design. There will be three categories based on the artist’s age:  Kids, Teens, and Adults. The winner in each category will have their artwork featured on Stayton Public Library’s Summer Reading materials both in print and online and win a $25 Amazon gift card.

Art can be submitted online at staytonlibrary.org or in person at Stayton Public Library, 515 N. 1st Ave, Stayton, and must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on March 31, 2020. Winners will be announced in May. 

For more information and official rules, visit staytonlibrary.org


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!






Tax Forms and Assistance

The Stayton Public Library has partnered with AARP Tax Aide to offer help with preparing taxes for low- and moderate-income earners. 


Free Tax Help from AARP will be available every Saturday, Feb 1–April 11 from 10am — 2pm.


It is a walk-in only site and no appointments will be made.

What to bring for Tax Aide help


The Stayton Public Library will have select Federal forms and booklets available. 

For other IRS forms and State Forms, staff can assist printing for 10¢ a page. 


For downloadable forms and instructions: 




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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