North Bonneville is proud to be part of the Fort Vancouver Regional Library District, headquartered in Vancouver, Washington.
Established in 1950 as the first inter-county rural library district in the state, the district includes 13 libraries, 3 Library Express locations, 2 bookmobiles, a Vancouver operations center, internet access, and electronic services. Fort Vancouver Regional Library District provides information resources, services, and community and cultural events for a population spread out across more than 4,200 square miles.
FVRL allows residents and visitors to North Bonneville access to professional information services staff, internet access, world-class research databases, and a library collection that includes more than 730,000 books, magazines, DVDs, audiobook CDs, and audiobook and video PlayAways®, not to mention downloadable and streaming music, videos, eBooks and audiobooks.
Statistics & history
- Circulation: 5,675
- Visits to library: 1,830
- Programs offered: 5
- Program attendance: 211
- Reference questions: 286
- Ownership: City of North Bonneville
- Square Footage: 565
- 1952: Skamania and Clark Counties formed FVRL. State grant supported service to North Bonneville with a bookmobile stop.
- 1953: Community organizations raised funds for library service contract.
- 1954: North Bonneville signed contract with FVRL; library opened in City Hall.
- 1979: Library opened in City Hall in the new town.
- 1998: City of North Bonneville annexed to the library district.