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About the Lending Library

The OPB Lending Library is a benefit we are pleased to offer to:

Members and Partners may borrow up to 2 items at a time for up to 21 days.

We'll send you the media items by mail, including a return envelope and postage for convenient return.

If the item you have selected is currently on loan, we will be happy to reserve it for you. We hope you enjoy this service.

How to use our online request form

  1. Find a title you like and click its "Details / Add to list" link.
  2. To request the item, click the "Add to Request List" button at the bottom of the detail page.
  3. You may add up to two items to your request list.
  4. To check out, click "Check Out" from the bottom of your Request List.
  5. On the next page, select your OPB membership status from the pull-down menu.
  6. Enter your shipping/contact information and any comments you may have.
  7. Click the "Submit" button at the bottom of the page.
  8. Your request will be on its way!

For more information or to select by phone:

If you're a Business Partner, please e-mail Lori Bernet or call 503.293.1950.

If you're a Cornerstone Society, President's Council or Wyllis Johnson Legacy Society member, please e-mail Julie Arnzen or call 503.977.7765.

Cornerstone Society Lending Library

A Service for OPB Cornerstone Members and Business Partners

Half the Sky (1 DVD, available)

Introduced by George Clooney and traveling with intrepide reporter Nicholas Kristof and celebrity advocates (America Ferrera, Diane Lane, Eva Mendes, Meg Ryan, Grielle Union and Olivia Wilde). HALF THE SKY presents women and girls wo are living under some of ...

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Hannibal (1 DVD, available)

It is 200 years before the birth of Christ and Rome is the burgeoning superpower of the ancient world. With each conquest her empire grows. No one can stand in her way. But one man is destined to challenge all ...

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Happiness Prescription with Deepak Chopra (1 DVD, available)

Deepak Chopra, MD, builds upon Buddha's principles in ""The Happiness Prescription: Ten Keys to a Happy and Fulfilling Life."" He will take his audience on an inspirational journey beginning with the Buddha's Four Noble Truths and the Eightfold ...

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Hard Times (series Wrap-Up Special): How Did the Last Year Change You? (1 Audio CD, available)

OPB’s Peabody award-winning series of Oregonians coping with the economic recession – Wrap-Up Special. From the Hard Times web site: Over the course of 2009, we followed a dozen Oregonians as they weathered the worst of economic times. Some lost ...

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Hard Times (series compilation) (1 Audio CD, available)

OPB’s Peabody award-winning series of Oregonians coping with the economic recession. The series followed a dozen people around the state as they weathered unemployment and the personal consequences that followed. The Peabody judges said, “The Main Street repercussions of ...

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Harry Connick, Jr.: In Concert on Broadway (1 DVD, available)

After a critically acclaimed, 15 day sold-out run on Broadway comes the release of HARRY CONNICK, JR. IN CONCERT ON BROADWAY. IN CONCERT ON BROADWAY was filmed in hi-definition on July 30th & 31st, 2010 at the Neil Simon Theatre on ...

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Harry Connick, Jr.: In Concert on Broadway (Audio CD) (1 Audio CD, available)

Audio CD, of the 15 day sold-out run on Broadway of HARRY CONNICK, JR. IN CONCERT ON BROADWAY. The performance was recorded on July 30th & 31st, 2010 at the Neil Simon Theatre on Broadway in New York City.

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Hawking (1 DVD, checked-out)

This is the intimate and revealing story of Stephen Hawking's life. Told for the first time in Hawking's own words and with unique access to his home and public life, this is a personal journey through Hawking's ...

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Health & Wealth (1 Audio Cassette, available)

Health and longevity are based upon factors we can all acknowledge: genetics, lifestyle and luck among them. They are also largely taken for granted. But as Stephen Bezruchka explains, social class has a far more profound effect in the US ...

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Helen of Troy (1 DVD, available)

Once called the most beautiful woman on earth, and "the face that launched a thousand ships", Helen of Troy was also said to have caused the Trojan War. Historian Bettany Hughes journeys across the eastern Mediterranean to sort the reality ...

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Here He Is, the One, the Only, Groucho (1 DVD, available)

A glimpse at the life and career of one of the most iconic comedians of all time, Groucho Marx

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Hidden Turkey (1 DVD, available)

The only country to straddle two continents, Turkey offers a mysterious bridge between exotic Asian cultures and European modernity, perhaps best mirrored through its ancient cuisine, from stuffed foods such as Dolmas and Sarmas to its famous bread, Yufka. This ...

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History Detectives: Oregon Stories (1 DVD, available)

During seven fascinating seasons, the History Detectives often focused their magnifying glass on Oregon. Join the detectives as they sort through the evidence, evaluate the clues, question assumptions and discover unexpected connections between long-ago events

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History Project: UFO's-The Real History (1 DVD, available)

Under cover of the popular hysteria that fueled sensationalist newspaper reports and Hollywood movie scripts, there were small teams of brilliant scientists secretly designing, building and piloting real flying saucers. This is the story of the man-made flying saucers. A ...

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History Project: Treachery in Scotland, The Glencoe Massacre (1 DVD, available)

In the early hours of February 13, 1692, while a blizzard howled through Glencoe, 38 men, women and children of the clan MacDonald were slaughtered in their homes. Despite common belief, this was not a typical clash between two highland ...

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History of Science: What is the World Made Of? (1 DVD, available)

Medical journalist Michael Mosley introduces the fundamental questions and the great forces of history that have shaped the story of science. What is out there? What is the world made of? What is the secret of life? This is the ...

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Holidays on Ice (1 Audio Cassette, available)

AUDIO BOOK-Written by David Sedaris. Contains six profound Christmas stories.

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Homecoming: The Kansas City Symphony Presents Joyce DiDonato (1 DVD, available)

Kansas City's Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts provides the stunning backdrop for a performance/documentary profiling the Grammy Award-winning musicians of the Kansas City Symphony, their artistic director and conductor Michael Stern, and internationally celebrated mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonat

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Horatio's Drive: America's First Road Trip (1 VHS Tape, available)

This program captures the remarkable odyssey of Horatio Nelson Jackson, a doctor from Vermont who led the first trip from coast to coast in a car in 1903, accompanied by a former professional bicyclist and a bulldog named Bud. After ...

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How Art Made the World: How Humans Made Art and Art Made Us Human (1 DVD, available)

Why does our world look like it does? That great modern mystery is spectacularly unraveled in this international landmark series, an epic quest across five continents and 100,000 years via some of the greatest treasures of the ancient world ...

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