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Summer Reading Program 2021
Our kickoff for our Summer Reading Program - Reading Colors Your World is June 9 and will run through August 27.
NOTICE OF BUDGET HEARING / Board Meeting
A public meeting of Baker County Library District will be held on June 14, 2021 at 6:00 pm PST in the Riverside Meeting Room of Baker County Public Library located at 2400 Resort St, Baker City, Oregon. The meeting will also be remotely accessible from a computer, tablet, smartphone, or regular telephone (See link below). The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2021 as approved by the Baker County Library District Budget Committee.   If special physical, technical, or language accommodations are needed for this public session, please notify Baker County Library District by email or calling (541) 523-6419 at least 24 hours prior to the session.
Director Message 5/28/2021
The library district's initial announcement on May 14 about expecting to make mask wear optional was based on the statements by the CDC and Gov. Brown the previous day, but when the state released its updated guidelines a few days later, requiring proof of vaccination for people to go without masks, the situation changed.
FY21-22 NOTICE OF BUDGET COMMITTEE MEETING
A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the Baker County Library District, Baker County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2021 to June 30, 2022 will be held both in person and shared online via web conference.
BCLD expects to drop mask requirement June 1
Baker County Library District is planning to return to nearly normal operations on June 1 in response to the May 13 announcements by federal and state officials regarding the easing of mask and social distancing guidelines for people who are fully vaccinated.
New air purification tech added to safety measures
Baker County Library District has recently completed the installation of a needlepoint bipolar ionization system in its main branch facility to upgrade indoor air quality and fight the spread of COVID-19.
Library Board Virtual Meeting, Mar 8 2021
A virtual public meeting of the Board of Directors for Baker County Library District will be held on Mar 8, 2021 at 6:00 pm PT. The meeting will be held by video conference in compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Library Board Virtual Meeting, Jan 11 2021
A virtual public meeting of the Board of Directors for Baker County Library District will be held on Jan 11, 2021 at 6:00 pm PT. The meeting will be held by video conference in compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Notice of Supplementary Budget Hearing, FY2020-21
A public hearing on a proposed supplemental budget for BAKER COUNTY LIBRARY DISTRICT for the current fiscal year will be held as a virtual meeting accessible by Internet or phone. Attendance access details will be provided by notice on the library website www.bakerlib.org at least 24 hours in advance of the meeting.
Library Board Virtual Meeting, Nov 9 2020
A virtual public meeting of the Board of Directors for Baker County Library District will be held on Nov 9, 2020 at 6:00 pm PT. The meeting will be held by video conference in compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Library Board Virtual Meeting, Dec 14 2020
A virtual public meeting of the Board of Directors for Baker County Library District will be held on Dec 14, 2020 at 6:00 pm PT. The meeting will be held by video conference in compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Library Board Virtual Meeting, Oct 19 2020
A virtual public meeting of the Board of Directors for Baker County Library District will be held on Oct 19, 2020 at 6:00 pm PT. The meeting will be held by video conference in compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
OBOB Sign-up Now Open
Registration for the 2021 Oregon Battle of the Books has begun! Click on this image to go to the form.
Library Board Virtual Meeting, Sep 14 2020
A virtual public meeting of the Board of Directors for Baker County Library District will be held on Sep 14, 2020 at 6:00 pm PST. The meeting will be held by video conference in compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Part-time position open
We're hiring! Looking to join our library team? We need some extra help on the service desk for about 9 hours a week. This is an excellent entry-level opportunity or supplementary income for a retiree.
Library Board Virtual Meeting, Aug 10 2020
A virtual public meeting of the Board of Directors for Baker County Library District will be held on Aug 10, 2020 at 6:00 pm PST. The meeting will be held by video conference in compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Library Board Virtual Meeting, July 13 2020
A virtual public meeting of the Board of Directors for Baker County Library District will be held on July 13, 2020 at 6:00 pm PST. The meeting will be held by video conference in compliance with federal, state, and local guidelines associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Notice of Budget Hearing, FY2020-2021
A virtual public meeting of the Baker County Library District will be held on June 15, 2020 at 6:00 pm PST. The meeting will be held by video conference in compliance with federal, state, and local mandates associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.
Library Board Virtual Meeting, May 11 2020
A virtual public meeting of the Board of Directors for Baker County Library District will be held on the listed date and time. The meeting will be accessible from a computer, tablet, smartphone, or regular telephone. Access information will be posted with the agenda and supplementary documents at least 24 hours prior to the meeting on the library website.
Director Message, 4/8/2020
Public libraries in Baker County will remain closed until further notice in coordination with Governor Kate Brown’s Executive Order 20-14 extending the “Stay Home, Save Lives” restrictions.
Director Message, 3/27/2020
Starting Sunday, March 29, Baker County Library District will begin a two week pause of all physical checkouts.
Director Message, 3/18/2020
Baker County Public Library shifts down to drive-up service only in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic