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PIMC Barking Dog Library

Welcome to PIMC's growing Dhamma library. We are a Buddhist spirituality, sangha and serious practitioner's library. All levels and lineages of practice are represented here, with a strong emphasis on the Thai Forest Tradition, Vipassana practice & Insight Meditation.

 

Request a library account

EVERYONE WILL RECEIVE A PATRON ID AND AN EASY-TO-REMEMBER 3-DIGIT ACCOUNT #, WHICH YOU WILL NEED IN ORDER TO CHECK OUT ITEMS.  

 

Visit our online library catalogue

 

Library Hours

The library will be open on a self-serve basis when the center is open.  The official date for the opening of the library will be announced soon.

 

Locating Items for Check-Out

You can locate items by browsing our online catalogue, Library Cat, on your phone or computer, or by looking around in the Barking Dog Library.  There is a document posted on the wall in the library titled “Locating Items in the Barking Dog Library” that lists the Library of Congress Classification System locations by number and area in the library. 

 

Check Out

Once you have an item in your hand, follow the “Getting Books From The Barking Dog Library” instructions posted on the library wall.   

 

Returns

Please return borrowed items within 30 days.  Drop the item into the returns/donations basket located by the library door in the back of the PIMC Living Room. 

 

Donations

The library accepts books, CDs, videos and pamphlets under the subjects related to mindfulness, meditation, and Buddhism.  Due to limited space, we are not accepting magazines or newspapers.  If you know of someone who is accepting books or magazines, we have many available.  Please let the librarian know. 

 

Any questions or suggstions may be directed to Alezah at library@portlandinsight.org