Library funding

Multnomah County Library services are funded by a dedicated property tax for Multnomah County Library District.

The current property tax rate (PDF) for Multnomah County Library District is $1.18 per $1,000 of assessed value (AV), and the library district rate is limited to $1.24 per $1,000 AV.

Library district taxes are dedicated to fund only library services. The library’s budget for Fiscal Year 2018 (PDF) is $80.1 million.