Recognized by AAA as the only independent hotel in the country to offer a lending library of this size and scope, The Heathman is proud to feature one of the largest autographed libraries in the world. Our outstanding collection includes signed editions from Nobel Prize and Pulitzer Prize winners, U.S. Poet Laureates, a former United States President and represents over 30 years of guests who have signed their books to contribute to our valuable collection.
This exclusive library, with over 2,700 signed volumes, exemplifies the Heathman Hotel's dedication to and passion for literature and its everlasting effect on the community. In partnership with Powell's Books, the largest independent bookstore in the nation, and Literary Arts of Oregon, the Heathman Hotel strives to provide its guests with a uniquely rich and local literary experience to remember.
Open 24 hours a day, the Mezzanine Library is an inviting place for our guests to relax and read. Hotel Guests are invited to peruse the contents of our eclectic collection, and our staff can even recommend and check out books so guests can enjoy them in their luxury room or suite. The Mezzanine Library is next to the hotel’s meeting and banquet facilities overlooking the Tea Court Lounge, push armchairs are available to settle in and relax beneath the stunning skylight and elegant gold moldings on the ceiling.