Hours and Locations


Current services: Library buildings are closed. Holds can be picked up at curbside by appointment. Downtown outside book returns are open Mon.-Sat., 7am-5pm. Bethel and Sheldon outside book returns are open Mon.-Sat., 11am-5pm.  Click here for more information and ongoing updates. The information below does not apply at this time.


Downtown Library

100 W. 10th Avenue
Eugene, OR 97401
M-Th: 10-8
F-Su: 10-6
First Friday: 10-8

Bethel Branch

1990 Echo Hollow Road
Eugene, OR 97402
M,W,Th,F,Sa: 10-6
Tu: 12-8
Su: Closed

Sheldon Branch

1566 Coburg Road
Eugene, OR 97401
M,W,Th,F,Sa: 10-6
Tu: 12-8
Su: Closed


Outside Book Return Hours

  • Downtown Library book returns: open 7 days a week, 5 am to 10 pm.
  • Branch book returns: open each Monday at 10 am and remain open 24 hours a day until they close each Saturday at 6 pm. They remain closed on Sunday and re-open each Monday.
  • All book returns are closed on City holidays, starting at closing time the night before.
  • Borrowed items may be returned to any Eugene Public Library location.

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Also at the Downtown Library

Entry Garden and Novella Café
Monday through Th: 7-8
Fri: 7-6
Sa-Su: 9-6
First Friday: 7-8
Second Hand Prose Book Store
Monday through Tu: 10-4
W: 10-6
Th-Fri: Closed
Sa: 10-4, Su: 1-4
First Friday: 4:30-7:30


Library Holidays 2020

All Library locations and book returns will be closed on the following days:

New Year's Day - Wed., Jan. 1 Martin Luther King Jr. Day - Mon., Jan. 20
Presidents Day -  Mon., Feb. 17 Memorial Day - Mon., May 25
Independence Day - Sat., July 4 Labor Day - Mon., Sept. 7
Veterans Day - Wed., Nov. 11 Thanksgiving Day - Thurs., Nov. 26
Christmas Day - Fri., Dec. 25 New Year's Day 2021 - Fri., Jan. 1
  • The Library is open until 6:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve.
  • The Library is open regular hours on Easter Sunday, Columbus Day, and the Friday after Thanksgiving.