Cooling centers opening as hot weather returns to Portland area  

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Cooling centers will open in Multnomah County and Washington County as hot weather returns to the Portland metro area.

On Sunday, temperatures are expected to reach the mid-90s and peak on Monday with a high of 96. Tuesday, temperatures should slightly drop but are forecast to remain in the 90s for much of the week.

Multnomah County is opening a cooling shelter at the East County Building on Sunday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. and Monday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. It's located at 600 NE 8th St. in Gresham. Pets and children are welcome.

Please share: @multco is opening a cooling shelter at the East County Building, 600 NE 8th St., in Gresham today 4 - 9 pm. Pets welcome. We’ll have games, a movie for kids & snacks. Contact 2-1-1 for more info. pic.twitter.com/Erwq7SjjhD— Multnomah County, OR (@multco) July 22, 2018

The county has also set up an

interactive map

showing places to stay cool, including pools, fountains and public libraries.

For more information and tips on how to stay cool, visit multco.us/help-when-its-hot

In Washington County, officials have compiled a list of locations where people can stay cool, starting Sunday. Aloha Community Library will be open Monday through Wednesday, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., Thursday and Friday 12 – 6 p.m., and Saturday 10 – 5 p.m. The library is located at 17455 SW Farmington Rd, Suite 26A. Banks Public Library will be open Monday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Tuesday through Thursday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The library is located at 42461 NW Market St. Beaverton City Library will be open Sunday 1 – 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. - 9 p.m., Friday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. The library is located at 12375 SW 5th Street. TriMet route numbers: 52, 76, and 78 Beaverton City Library at Murray Scholls will be open Sunday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m., Monday through Wednesday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., and Thursday through Saturday 12 – 6 p.m. The library is located at 11200 SW Murray Scholls Place, Suite 102. TriMet route numbers: 62 and 92 Boys & Girls Aid Safe Place for Youth will be open every day 9 a.m. – 8 p.m. Meals, snacks, and water are available on site. Hot weather supplies like hats, sunscreen and clothing are available. Youth may participate in daily programming and recreational activities. Safe Place for Youth is located at 454 SE Washington Street in Hillsboro. TriMet route numbers: 46, 47, 48, and 57 plus MAX Cedar Mill Library will be open Sunday 1–5 p.m., Monday through Friday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. The library is located at 12505 NW Cornell Rd. The Bethany branch has the same hours and is located at 15325 NW Central Dr. Cornelius Public Library will be open Sunday 12 – 5 p.m., Monday through Friday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. The library is located at 1355 N Barlow Street. TriMet route number: 57 Forest Grove City Library will be open Monday through Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m., Thursday through Saturday 9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. The library is located at 2114 Pacific Avenue. TriMet route numbers: 57 Garden Home Community Library will be open Sunday 11 a.m. - 3 p.m., Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. The library is located at 7475 SW Oleson Rd. Hillsboro Brookwood Library will be open Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday 10.a.m. – 8 p.m., and Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. The library is located at 2850 Brookwood Parkway. TriMet route numbers: 46 and 48 Hillsboro Community Senior Center will be open Monday through Friday 10.a.m. – 5 p.m. The community center is located at 750 SE 8th Avenue. TriMet route numbers: 46, 47, 48, and 57 Hillsboro Shute Park Aquatic and Recreation Center (SHARC) lobby area will be open Sunday 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday 10.a.m. – 9:30 p.m., and Saturday 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. The recreation center is located at 953 SE Maple Street. TriMet route numbers: 46, 47, 48 and 57 Hillsboro Shute Park Library will be open Sunday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday 10.a.m. – 8 p.m., and Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. The library is located at 775 SE 10th Avenue. North Plains Public Library will be open Monday through Wednesday from 8 a.m. – 9 p.m., Thursday and Friday 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m.– 5 p.m. The library is located at 31334 NW Commercial Street. Sherwood Public Library will be open Sunday 1 – 5 p.m., Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. – 8 p.m., and Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The library is located at 22560 SW Pine Street. TriMet route numbers: 93 and 94 Tigard Public Library will be open Sunday from 12 – 6 p.m., Monday through Friday 10 a.m. – 9 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The library is located at 13500 SW Hall Blvd. Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, Athletic Center will be open Sunday 12 – 6 p.m., Monday through Friday 5 a.m. - 9 p.m., and Saturday 12 – 6 p.m. Vending machines and water are available on site. The Athletic Center is located at 15707 SW Walker Road. TriMet route numbers: 59 and 67 Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, Cedar Hills Recreation Center will be open Sunday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday 5:30 a.m. – 10 p.m., Friday 5:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Vending machines and water are available on site. The Cedar Hills Recreation Center is located at 11640 SW Park Way. TriMet route numbers: 20 and 59 Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, Conestoga Recreation & Aquatic Center will be open Sunday 9 a.m. – 8 p.m., Monday through Friday 5:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m., Saturday 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. Vending machines and water are available on site. The Conestoga Recreation & Aquatic Center is located at 9985 SW 125th. TriMet route numbers: 62 and 92 Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, Garden Home Recreation Center will be open Sunday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m., Monday through Thursday 5:30 a.m. – 10 p.m., Friday 5:30 a.m. – 8:30 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Vending machines and water are available on site. The Garden Home Recreation Center is located at 7475 SW Oleson Road. TriMet route number: 45 Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District, Elsie Stuhr Center will be open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 7:30 a.m. – 9 p.m., Wednesday and Friday 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Water is available on site. The Elsie Stuhr Center is located at 5550 SW Hall Blvd. TriMet route numbers: 76 and 78 Tualatin Public Library will be open Sunday 1 – 6 p.m., Monday through Thursday 10 a.m .– 9 p.m., Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. The library is located at 18878 SW Martinazzi Avenue. TriMet route numbers: 76, 96 and 97 plus WES West Slope Community Library will be open Monday through Thursday 9:30 a.m. - 8 p.m., Friday and Saturday 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. The library is located at 3678 SW 78th Ave.Click here for an interactive map.

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