Notice of Local Cooling Shelters

Posted by City Hall on Jun 25, 2021

Below is a listing of Columbia County area cooling shelters operating this weekend. The City of Vernonia is operating a cooling shelter at the Vernonia Library on Friday and Saturday. If there is a great demand, it will remain open on Sunday.

Scappoose Public Library - Normal Business Hours

Fri: 10-6, Sat: 10-3, Mon: 10-6

52469 SE 2nd St, Scappoose, OR 97056


St. Helens Public Library

water bottle filling station will be on site

Sat: 10-7, Sun: 2-7, Mon-Wed: 10-7

375 S. 18th Street, St. Helens, OR 97051


St. Helens Recreation Center Cooling Center Hours

Bottled water and PPE available

Monday, noon – 5 pm

1810 Old Portland Road, St. Helens, OR 97051


Vernonia Public Library - Open Saturday, but will open on Sunday if the demand is high enough on Saturday.

Fri: 10-5, Sat: 12-5, Mon: 10-5

701 Weed Ave, Vernonia, OR 97064


Rainier City Hall/Historic Museum

Sat: 12-4

106 W B St, Rainier, OR 97048