Wallowa County Library 10:30am, Tuesdays;
Enterprise Public Library 10:30am, Thursdays
Preschool Science Programs:
Enterprise Public Library 9:30am, Thursdays
Literacy Link Fridays 9:00am
1st Friday of the month @ Wallowa CountyLibrary, remaining Fridays @ BHF.
READ EARLY READ OFTEN CAMPAIGN
The READ EARLY READ OFTEN campaign is ongoing at the Library. Parents and caregivers can use five simple practices to help children develop the early literacy skills they need for school readiness:
Parents and caregivers are invited to join storytime programs for more information on how to support early learning from birth.
Audios, ebooks, and videos are now available from the Library to your home computer/device any time of the day or week. Library2Go is now offered to local patrons. Call the Library to get your account set up. Library2Go is a service from the Oregon Digital Library Consortium that provides access to portable, digital content. The program is funded by Libraries of Eastern Oregon (LEO), and the Wildhorse Foundation..
Museum Passes Now Available for Checkout: Passes to the Maryhill Museum and the Tamastslikt Cultural Institute are now available through the Library. Call 426-3969 for more information.
The Wallowa County Library operates out of the Enterprise office at 207 NW Logan Street. The County Library provides free services to all residents living in Wallowa County. The library system holds over 23,000 materials including books, audios, and videos. Annually the Library checks out 12,000 materials to branch sites, city libraries, child care providers, schools, and outreach program participants.
The office serves as a resource/reference site for city libraries, child care providers, preschools, the early childhood education community, public & private schools, parenting programs, agencies, and program participants in our outreach programs.
The branch sites check out over 3,300 books on average each year with 2,200 people accessing library services.
Troy Branch Library: Located in the Troy School
Saturdays 9:00 - 5:00
Imnaha Branch Library: Located in the Imnaha School
Training Wheels is an early literacy outreach program for children birth to 8. Training Wheels offers researched-based programs that assist in developing early literacy skills needed for reading readiness and school success. For the 2015-2016 year, Training Wheels offered 363 programs to 199 children with a total attendance of 3,461 children. In addition, over 16,000 ready to learn activities were distributed along with 1,853 free children's books.
Leap Into Literacy: Storytimes for children birth to five are offered at day cares, preschools, city libraries, and agencies that serve children. Curriculum focuses on the six early literacy skills needed for school readiness:
- Phonological Awareness
- Print Motivation
- Print Awareness
- Letter Knowledge
Up & Away Afterschool Programs: Programs are offered once a week at the Joseph City Library and the Enterprise Public Library (Ocotober-March). The goal of the program is to connect children and their families with library services through programs that combine literacy with math, science, and art activities.
"Deliver-Me-A-Book!" Outreach for Senior and Homebound Populations
"Deliver-Me-A-Book!" brings the Library to your doorstep. We deliver large print, regular print, magazines, books on tape, and videos to people who cannot access their city library.
Call 426-3969 to sign up for this FREE service.
Deliveries are made twice a month in the Joseph/Enterprise areas and once a month in the Lostine/Wallowa areas.
"Deliver-Me-A-Book!" has made 7,285 deliveries of 26,238 materials.
For Information on Services call 426-3969
Link to magazines, newspapers (local and Oregon), reference research, student resources (K-college), small business information, health information, nursing, psychology, computers, agriculture, culinary arts, computers, communication, criminal justice, educators reference, environmental studies, fine arts, gardening, home improvement, tourism, LegalTrac.
Go to Library Plinkit Website: http://www.wallowacounty.plinkit.org
Choose: eshelf & Research; Magazines and Research Databases
The mission of the Wallowa County Library is to connect the County and communities therein with quality literacy experiences and provide community resources through innovated outreach programs, along with supporting the Imnaha Branch Library, the Troy Branch Library, and the City Libraries.
Jan Bird; Lostine Representative
Vanessa Thompson; Troy/Flora Representative
Genene Kingsford; Joseph Representative
Shari Warnock; Imnaha Representative
Kathy Wadsworth; Enterprise Representative
Melisse Low; Wallowa Representative
Wendy Reininger; Member at Large
Susan Polumsky; Director
Keith Kirts; Imnaha Branch Manager
Jane Curry; Troy Branch Manager
Pat Wade; Homebound & Senior Specialist
Mandy James; Early Literacy Specialist
Linda Kruger-Ebbert; School Age Assistant
Wallowa County Library Office 426-3969
207 NW Logan Enterprise, OR. 97828
Imnaha Branch Library 577-2308
207 NW Logan Street Enterprise, OR. 97828
Troy Branch Library 828-7788
207 NW Logan Enterprise, OR. 97828
Enterprise Public Library 426-3906
101 NE 1st Enterprise, OR. 97828
Joseph City Library 432-0141
PO Box 15 Joseph, OR. 97846
Wallowa Public Library 886-4265
PO Box 486 Wallowa, Or. 97885
We would like to thank the following organizations that make it possible to provide library services:
Oregon State Library
Oregon Community Foundation
Trust Management Services
Juan Young Foundation
Wallowa County Soroptimist
Enterprise/Joseph Lion's Club
South Fork Grange
Hurricane Creek Grange
WC Rotary Club
Oregon Department of Education
Building Healthy Families