Front of Goldendale Community Library
Front of Goldendale Community Library

Goldendale Community Library

Location & hours

Address & phone number

131 West Burgen Street
Goldendale, WA 98620


Open hours


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Google map of Goldendale library

Branch Manager

Erin Krake

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What's happening

Goldendale Community Library remodel continues. Last day at the temporary location is August 31. Look for the Grand Reopening of the remodeled library on September 15!
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+ Statistics & History

2017 service statistics

Circulation: 91,052
Visits to library: 58,102
Programs offered: 169
Program attendance: 3,395
Reference questions: 6,110

Building information

Ownership: City of Goldendale
Square Footage: 15,660

Library history

1912: Women's Association of Goldendale established library.

1912: Goldendale City Council established library funding.

1914: Library constructed with Carnegie funds.

1915: Goldendale Free Public Library opened.

1972: Library Service for Klickitat County approved by voters.

1973: Klickitat County became part of Fort Vancouver Regional Library.

1973: City of Goldendale contracted with FVRL for library service.

1981: Goldendale voted to annex to FVRL.

1985: Library expanded and remodeled.