Available holds may now be picked up at either Yale Library Express 2:30-4:30 Wednesdays OR at Battle Ground Community Library (1207 SE 8th Way, 360-687-2322) all open hours except Wednesday afternoons. Battle Ground hours are 10 am to 8 pm Monday through Thursday, and 10 am to 6 pm Friday and Saturday.
Citizens who reside in the Yale precinct (northeast of Woodland in Cowlitz County, Washington) are eligible, at no charge, for:
In May 2003, citizens in the Yale precinct successfully voted to form a partial-county rural library district. Yale Valley Library District contracts with Fort Vancouver Regional Library District for services, which included bookmobile visits until the Clark County bookmobile was retired in June 2012. Weekly, limited library services at Yale Library Express, located at Yale School, were established in August 2012.
The Yale Valley Rural Library District board is composed of five five-year positions. Current members are:
YVLD Board policies
Regular library board meetings are held at 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays at Yale Elementary School, 11842 Lewis River Rd., Ariel, Washington.
Yale Valley Library District
Board of Trustees
PO Box 434
Ariel, Washington 98603
Yale Library Express
Yale Elementary School (Woodland Public Schools)