MANY POINTS OF LIGHT, ONE BRIGHT FUTURE
A nonprofit organization founded in 2000, LEO believes the public library is an essential part of the rural community and contributes directly to rural vitality. LEO serves 50 public libraries in 15 Eastern Oregon counties: Baker, Crook, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Hood River, Lake, Malheur, Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco, and Wheeler.
The more than 40 LEO member library locations cover 15 counties in Eastern Oregon.
LEO activities to serve rural libraries include collaborative purchasing, community programs, professional development, and advocacy.
LEO seeks to provide expanded horizons for the people of our region, supporting lifelong learning and communal gathering as essential to quality of life in each community that is served.