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Forest Grove City Library

Contact Your Library

Colleen Winters, Director
2114 Pacific Ave, Forest Grove, OR 97116-2497
(503) 992-3247

Getting There

Regular Hours

Sunday: Closed
Monday: 10:00 am-8:00 pm
Tuesday: 10:00 am-8:00 pm
Wednesday: 10:00 am-8:00 pm
Thursday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Friday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am-5:00 pm

About the Library

Forest Grove City Library

In 1908 the City of Forest Grove established a tax to support a public library, the first in Washington County. Initially housed in a stationery store at 21st Avenue and College Way, the library became a city department in 1974. In 1976 the City of Forest Grove was awarded a federal grant to construct a Municipal Services Center that would include a new library. The Forest Grove City Library was dedicated in October of 1978, and was 11,000 square feet. In 1998 voters approved a $5 million bond measure to expand the library by 15,000 sq. ft. A remodel of the older space was completed in 2007.


Donations Contact: 
Circulation Desk - please call 503.992.3247

Upcoming Library Events

Friday, February 24, 2017
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Forest Grove City Library Rogers Room A & B: Free English classes for Spanish speakers. Fridays from 1:00-3:00pm in the Rogers Room. No registration required, all are welcome. For more information contact Manuel Resendiz at (503) 710-9129. Goodwill ofrece clases de ingles gratis. Todos los viernes, 1:00-3:00pm en la biblioteca de Forest Grove. Para obtener mas informacion, contacte a Manuel Resendiz (503) 701-9129.
Saturday, February 25, 2017
10:30 AM to 11:30 AM - Forest Grove City Library Rogers Room A & B: Join us for coffee, baked goods and stimulating TED Talk broadcasts followed by discussions on events of community and global interest in the sciences, technology, education and more. Invest an hour of your time on a Saturday morning and become part of this regular coffee community. Take "time out" for a TED Talk! February's topic: What's In your Wallet: a billionaire discusses the perils of today’s income inequality.
Monday, February 27, 2017
6:30 PM to 8:00 PM - Forest Grove City Library Rogers Room A & B: Join OSU Master Gardener Deb Jones as she explains the methods for making your soil healthier and generating stronger plants and better yields.
Monday, February 27, 2017
7:00 PM to 7:30 PM - Forest Grove City Library Children's Area: Families come together to enjoy songs, rhymes,and stories. A cozy 30-minute program to wrap up your day. Every second and fourth Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
10:15 AM to 11:00 AM: Best for ages 3-6. Preschoolers enjoy stories, songs and other activities that develop early literacy skills and foster curiosity in this 30-45 minute program. Theme: Zoo
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
3:30 PM to 7:30 PM - Forest Grove City Library: Reserve a 30 minute one-on-one session with a tech coach to learn basic computer skills or get help with that new tablet or e-reader!