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Forest Grove City Library

Contact Your Library

Colleen Winters, Director
2114 Pacific Ave, Forest Grove, OR 97116-2497

Regular Hours

Sunday:
Closed
Monday:
9:30 am-8:00 pm
Tuesday:
9:30 am-8:00 pm
Wednesday:
9:30 am-8:00 pm
Thursday:
9:30 am-5:30 pm
Friday:
9:30 am-5:30 pm
Saturday:
9:30 am-5:30 pm

About the 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.

Getting There

Donate

Donations Contact: 
Circulation Desk

Meeting Rooms

One large meeting room available in the library by reservation.

Upcoming Events

Monday, October 21, 2019
6:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Forest Grove City Library
2114 Pacific Ave Forest Grove 97116

Wear your pajamas and bring your favorite stuffed friend for a just-before-bed storytime most appropriate for ages 3-6.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
9:30 am to 8:00 pm
Forest Grove City Library
2114 Pacific Ave Forest Grove 97116

Membership has its privileges! On Wednesday, October 23, current Friends of the Library members get a 50% discount on all they purchase.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
10:00 am to 10:45 am
Forest Grove City Library
2114 Pacific Ave Forest Grove 97116

Join other families with children ages 2-3 years for stories, puppets, movement, fingerplays, and singing. Parents are encouraged to stay afterwards for free play and socializing.

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
11:00 am to 11:45 am
Forest Grove City Library
2114 Pacific Ave Forest Grove 97116

Join other families with children ages 3-5 years for stories, puppets, movement, fingerplays, and singing.

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
9:30 am to 8:00 pm
Forest Grove City Library
2114 Pacific Ave Forest Grove 97116

Membership has its privileges! On Wednesday, October 23, current Friends of the Library members get a 50% discount on all they purchase.

Thursday, October 24, 2019
9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Forest Grove City Library
2114 Pacific Ave Forest Grove 97116

Membership has its privileges! On Wednesday, October 23, current Friends of the Library members get a 50% discount on all they purchase.

Thursday, October 24, 2019
10:00 am to 11:00 am
Forest Grove City Library
2114 Pacific Ave Forest Grove 97116

Join us for a Spanish and English Language Exchange! Come and Practice!
¡Reuinirse para un Intercambio de idiomas de Español y Ingles! ¡Ven a practica!
  

Thursday, October 24, 2019
10:15 am to 11:00 am
Forest Grove City Library
2114 Pacific Ave Forest Grove 97116

Join other families with children ages six months through two years for stories, fingerplays, singing, and activities. Parents are encouraged to stay afterwards for free play and socializing.

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