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Kids Maps is a great resource and a safe place for kids to learn Geography. Check the resource pages for more fun learning.

To go to Kids Maps, visit: www.kidsmaps.com.

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Public Libraries in Portland (Companies And Services in Ask A Merchant) Looking for public libraries? If so, Askamerchant.com will help you find the right public libraries to meet your specific needs in your local area. Askamerchant.com is the number one source to find what you need when you need it and that includes public libraries. Wondering which library contain what books? Askamerchant.com will help you dicover all the features public libraries have to off such as teaching programs for adults/children, internet access, reference centers, books for sale, events, move nights, fund-raises, loan periods, fines, hours, and movie rentals. Save time and money by consulting an expert before you choose. Askamerchant.com can point you in the right direction.

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Company: Belmont Library
Address: 1038 SE 39th Ave, Portland, OR 97214
Phone: (503) 988-5382
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Company: Fairview Columbia Library
Address: 1520 NE Village St, Fairview, OR 97024
Phone: (503) 988-5655
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Company: Gresham Library
Address: 385 NW Miller Ave, Gresham, OR 97030
Phone: (503) 988-5387
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Company: Sellwood-Moreland Library
Address: 7860 SE 13th Ave, Portland, OR 97202
Phone: (503) 988-5398
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Albina Branch Library in Portland
Amy R Goldsmith Library in Portland
Central Library in Portland
Gregory Heights Library in Portland
Northwest Library in Portland
Online Computer Library Center in Portland
Oregon Dept-Envrnmntl Library in Portland
Woodstock Branch Library in Portland

Portland Classical Chinese Garden

Whether you currently reside in Portland or are planning a vacation in the Pacific Northwest, make sure to check out the ever-breathtaking Portland Classical Chinese Garden. With exquisite scenery and traditional Chinese plants and flowers, you will find yourself in awe of the overwhelming natural beauty surrounding you in this beautiful outdoor palace. The Gardens also contain classical Chinese architecture, complete with customary decor, traditional furniture, and priceless artwork. This stunning attraction stands surrounding a lake, where myriad fish and adjacent flora are nourished within a calm and relaxed atmosphere.

The Portland Classical Chinese Garden is an ideal attraction to be shared with family and friends.

Places to Visit in Portland: Portland Classical Chinese Garden*
Category: Museums
*Editors Favorite
Sara, AskAMerchant.com Editor

Casa Pacifica

Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families provide crisis care, educational services, and medical support for families and youth in need in the Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. Casa Pacifica provides ongoing training and supervision and hands-on-help for foster parents and those interested in foster parenting. They also provide many resources from an extensive menu of services which include a 24/7 mobile crisis response unit (CIRT), Intensive Family Services available to all families, Therapeutic Behavioral Services, and Family Finding.

Casa Pacifica goes above and beyond for their students and families and so do their loving Newfoundland therapy dogs. For more information about Casa Pacifica and their child services visit: casapacifica.org

Article provided by Casa Pacifica. © AskAMerchant.com

Bible History Online

The Bible is filled with people, places, and events from the ancient world. Bible History Online helps people understand if these can be substantiated by history, and some interesting facts relating to these all important subjects.

Bible History Online also provides a large selection of Bible Maps that will guide people through the various Books of the Bible. When one reads the Book of Acts, it is essential to have a good study map to guide you through the journeys of the apostle Paul. The same goes for the Life of Jesus, and each of the Old Testament events.

Visit this wonderful Website and learn the Bible in a historical context, it is rewarding and fun. Go to Bible History Online.

Article provided by Bible History Online. � AskAMerchant.com


About Portland
Oregon’s largest city and the Pacific Northwest’s third largest, Portland boasts a population of approximately 2 million residents in the Portland Metropolitan Area.  Known as the “City of Roses” for its ideal climate for growing roses, Portland is also known for its many parks, public transportation system and the Trailblazers NBA basketball team.

Portland’s Location
Portland is located in Oregon state where the Willamette and Columbia rivers meet.

Portland’s Neighborhoods
Northwest Portland includes the Pearl District, Old Town Chinatown, the Northwest District, and various residential and industrial neighborhoods.

North Portland is a mixture of residential, commercial, and industrial areas.

Northeast Portland is made up of a diverse collection of neighborhoods, including exclusive residential areas and working-class neighborhoods.

Southeast Portland incorporates the warehouses along the Willamette through historic Ladd's Addition to the Hawthorne and Belmont districts and Gresham.

Portland’s Climate
Warm, sunny and dry during the summer with an average high of 81 degrees in July.
Winters are usually mild to chilly with moisture and a high of 46 degrees in January.
Average of 155 days a year with measurable precipitation.

Portland’s Square Miles 145.4 square miles
Portland’s Population 568,380 residents
Portland is: the Largest City in Oregon and the 23rd largest city in the U.S.

2000 Portland Demographics:
- White 77.9%
- Hispanic or Latino 6.8%
- American 6.6%
- Asian 6.3%
- Native American 1.0%
- Total Population (2000 est.)= 529,121

Portland’s Major Attractions
Portland Art Museum
Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
Portland Classical Chinese Garden
International Rose Test Garden
Forest Park
Portlandia statue
Powell's City of Books

Important Phone Numbers in Portland
Police: 911
Fire: 911
Sheriff: 911
Non Emergency: (503) 823-3333

Airline Information: 503-460-4234
Public Transportation: (503) 238-RIDE
Radio Cab: (503) 227-1212
Broadway Cab: (503) 227-1234
Yellow Cab: (503) 227-1234
Portland Taxi: (503) 256-5400
Portland Shuttle: (503) 327-1094
Northern Lights Towncar Services: (503) 760-2478
Lucky Limousine & Towncar: (503) 254-0010
Amtrak: (800) USA-RAIL
Alamo Rent-A-Car: (503) 513-9550
Budget Car and Truck Rental: (800) 826-2090
Enterprise Rent-A-Car: (503) 284-8055
DMV: (503) 299-9999
Dept. of Transportation: 503-731-8200

Portland Water Bureau: 503-823-7770
Public Utilities Commission: (503)823-3008
Portland General Electric Co.: (503) 464-8000
Pacific Corporation: (503) 813-5000
Constellation Energy Group: (503) 552-6150
Northwest Natural Gas: (503) 226-4211?
Comcast Cable: (503) 335-3663?
Time Warner Cable: (503) 234-6183?
DISH Network: (503) 684-1567
Qwest: (866) 438-4939

Multnomah County Library (503) 988-5123
Portland Development Commission (503) 823-3200
Oregon Convention Center Info (503) 235-7575

City Information:
City/County Information Center(503) 823-4000
Travel Portland (503) 275-9750

School Districts:
Portland Public Schools (503) 916-2000

The Oregonian (503) 968-3162
Northwest Examiner (503) 241-2353
Business Journal of Portland (503) 274-8733
Willamette Week (503) 243-2122
Portland Observer (503) 288-0033

KNRK FM - (503) 733-5470
KGON FM - (503) 733-5466
KKRZ FM – (503) 226-0100
KVMX FM - (503) 517-6400
KWJJ FM  -  (503) 226-9653
KFXX FM – (503) 223-1441
KXL AM - (503) 243-7595
KOAC AM - (503) 293-1982

KATU TV Ch. 2 - (503) 231-4222
KOIN TV Ch. 6 - (503) 464-0600
KGW TV Ch. 8 - (503) 226-5000
KPTV TV Ch. 12/30 - (503) 906-1249
KRCW-TV  Ch. 32 - (503) 644-3232
KOPB-TV Ch. 10/27 - (503) 244-9900

Better Business Bureau (503) 226-3981
US Patent and Trademark (800) 786-9199
US Copyright Office (202) 707-3000
CDC (800) 611-5170
CA Contractors Licenses (503) 378-4621