It is the policy of the C. Giles Hunt Sutherlin Public Library to issue a library card to any resident of Douglas County. Cards may be obtained in person or by requesting one electronically. Visit the book catalog page from this webpage and look to the upper right hand page corner. Our in-person and digital library services are made possible, without charge, by generous donations from our awesome card holders, the Sutherlin Friends of the Library, the Sutherlin Library Foundation, the City of Sutherlin, and grants from foundations believing in the crucial importance of literacy.

Visitors are always welcome.

In-person StoryTime will be suspended for the month of September. See below.


Per Governor Brown’s mandate, masks are once again required. All adults and children over six entering the Library need to wear masks. Books are still being cleaned upon return to the Library.

The C Giles Hunt Memorial Library

Sutherlin Public Library

2021 Summer

Reading Program

The 2021 Summer Reading Program will run from Wednesday, June 23, 2021 through Wednesday, August 18. All lessons will have kits available for pick-up prior to the lesson being posted.

Featured Event: 

The Power of Plants

Kids, come to the library on Wednesday, June 23, from 1:00-3:00 pm to pick up your kit from the Oregon Museum of Natural and Cultural History. Watch the video on the power of plants.

**StoryTime will be suspended for the month of September. At the end of the month we will reconsider and hopefully reopen. Until then we will be posting online activities and reading suggestions for parents and little ones.**

This Summer at the Sutherlin Library

August STEM Lessons will be held Wednesday, August 4th, 11th and 18th, at 1:00 pm. Kits are available at the library.

August 4, 11, and 18: STEM Lessons with Isaac Ashby

August 4: Wind Turbine

August 11: Mug Cakes

August 18: Maglev Levitating Trains

July 7, 15, 21, and 28: Art Lessons with Morgan Krepky

Art kits will be provided; pick up at the Library on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, 1pm-3pm.

June 30 : Tying T-Shirts

Victoria Carnate, from UVA, will teach a class on tie dying T-shirts from 1:00-3:00 pm. The class is open to school aged children accompanied by an adult to help. T-shirts will be provided.

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June 23: Power of Plants

Plants grow all around us and are our natural heroes. Pick up your kits from the Sutherlin Library, Wednesday, June 23, from 1pm – 3pm. This Program is courtesy of the Museum of Natural and Cultural History, University of Oregon.

Spring Program:

Four Weekly Art Lessons with Morgan Krepky. (Spring classes will be back in 2022.

Providing Information 

Resources In Sutherlin 

We strive to provide the best resources and assistance to continuing the growth of our community 

Books & Resources

We maintain a collection of more than 24,000 books, periodicals, and audio and visual resources onsite, and can access other materials from many sources.

Educational Programs

Our community programs span all ages and demographics such as Early learning programs,summer reading programs, book clubs, pre-school story times and adult education programs.

Community Events

We host community events all the time!We also have space available for other community-based meetings and small study groups.

Amazing Facility

Our facility boasts a number of awesome resources for the local community to use such as:

  • Private Study Space
  • Expansive childrens area
  • Community Computers