Corvallis-Benton County Public Library

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Corvallis-Benton County Public Library
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Location Corvallis, Oregon
Branches Central, 3 branches & 1 bookmobile
Other information
Director Carolyn Rawles-Heiser
Website Corvallis-Benton County Public Library

The Corvallis-Benton County Public Library is a public library located in Corvallis, Oregon, U.S. The library's motto is Bringing people and information together. It is part of a city-county system with branches in Alsea, Monroe, and Philomath as well as a bookmobile.[1] The original library building was designed by architect Pietro Belluschi in 1932. Building expansions occurred in 1965 and 1992.[2]

A history of the library has been published: "The best gift : the history of the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library" by Thomas C. McClintock [2008, Corvallis-Benton County Public Library Foundation, ISBN 978-0-9797128-1-4]

The library has been listed as one of the top ten libraries in the country (1997, 1999, 2000) based on population served by Hennen's American Public Library Ratings.[3]


  1. ^ "Corvallis-Benton County Public Library". Retrieved 2008-03-09. 
  2. ^ "Library History". Retrieved 2010-12-06. 
  3. ^ "Hennen's American Public Library Ratings". Retrieved 2008-03-09. 

Coordinates: 44°33′57″N 123°15′52″W / 44.56571°N 123.26436°W / 44.56571; -123.26436