Vancouver Community Library

Open: 
Sunday10am—6pm
Monday - Thursday9am—8pm
Friday - Saturday10am—6pm

901 C Street
Vancouver, WA 98660

360-906-5000
Map: 
Google map of Vancouver library
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Events

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Meeting Rooms & Amenities

Three (3) meeting rooms in the library are available to rent for public and private events. To see  room specifications, amenities, guidelines for use, or request a reservation, please visit our Information Page.  If you have a program you wish to present in partnership with the library, please use our program proposal form.

Friends of the Library Bookstore

Shop for gently used books at bargain prices in The Booknook during regular library open hours. Located in the Southwest corner of the atrium. Open: Monday-Saturday 11:00 am to 5:00 pm, Sunday 1:30 to 4:30 pm, and occasional evening hours from 5:00 to 7:30 pm on Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

Thatcher's Coffee

Enjoy a refreshing beverage or baked item in the Southeast corner of the atrium. Hours are: Mon-Thu 9am-3pm, Fri-Sun, 10am-3pm.

Technology

  • Hop on our free Wi-Fi with your personal device for unlimited internet use in the library.
  • Sign in with your library card or guest pass to use a computer with full (filtered) internet access as well as Microsoft Office software. You may print or save to your own USB drive. (Computer use subject to computer availability.)
  • View 35 mm or 16 mm microfilm or microfiche on our readers. Printing is available, or you may save to a USB drive.
  • Print from library computers in black and white or in color, if you are a library cardholder.
    • Send your print job to the copier/printer, go there to release the job and/or pay—all in one place!
    • Print or copy three free black & white pages per day. Further black & white pages are 10¢ each.
    • Print or copy in color for 50¢ per page.
    • Remote or wireless printing is available.
  • Scan full-color documents to a USB drive, single or double-sided pages.
  • Make use of our adaptive technology station on Level 4, offering adjustable height, screen reading, video phone, and magnification capabilities.
  • Bring your own paper and use the die-cut machine on Level 3.

Services

  • Book a Librarian for individual help with library resources and technology.
  • Get an exam proctored for free. See our proctoring page for details.
  • Take advantage of computers and assistance in the twice-weekly Job Lab.

Building Features

  • Building Floorplan Map (PDF)
  • Self-guided Tour of the Building (PDF)
  • Computer Lab - a room for quiet computer use and classes on Level 1
  • Teen Central - a room especially for youth ages 12-18 on Level 1
  • Early Learning Center - a space dedicated to exploration and development of young children on Level 3
  • Tween Scene - a space designed for the enjoyment of youth ages 9-12 on Level 3
  • Vancouver Room - a quiet reading room with great views and a fireplace on Level 5
  • Outdoor Terrace - an outside space featuring view of the Columbia River on Level 5