In the News
What the media is reporting on your library.
- Construction of a new library, approximately 19,500 sq. ft. (nearly three times larger than present)
- Located within the Oak Lodge library service area (specific site to be determined after public input).
- Residents will shape the library through a visioning process to meet needs and interests.
- A modern library downtown of approximately 6,000 sq. ft., constructed on city-owned land.
- Constructing the library is dependent on successful passage of a Gladstone ballot measure to eliminate the prohibition on using city general funds for the library. Gladstone residents are expected to vote on this measure in May 2018.
- City of Gladstone will continue to subsidize library operations at current levels.
- Operated by Clackamas County to minimize costs. Library staff will become county employees.