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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 Library Events

Monday, November 19, 2018
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Forest Grove City Library: Get help with resumes, job applications, uploading & sharing files, tables, phones, laptops, and social media, and computers basics. Sign up for a session with a Tech Coach!
Monday, November 19, 2018
4:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Forest Grove City Library: One on one computer classes with a technology tutor. Learn everything from basic computing skills to downloading e-content through Overdrive. Get assistance with job applications, resume building, using social media, and searching the web. Sign up for your 30 minute session at the Reference Desk, or by calling 503.992.3337.Mondays 4:00pm-8:00pmWednesdays 9:30am-10:30amFridays 3:30pm-5:30pm
Monday, November 19, 2018
6:00 PM to 7:30 PM - Forest Grove City Library Rogers Room A & B: The Teen Library Council (TLC) is a volunteer group (ages 13 - 18) that meets monthly to discuss library programs, collections, and services for tweens and teens. Apply today at the library, or get more information by attending our first meeting this September. Benefits include: Free snacks at each meetingMeeting new people Building your resume through volunteer experiencePositively impacting your local library and your community Building the library you want for yourself and for your peers.
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
9:30 AM to 10:30 AM - Forest Grove City Library: One on one computer classes with a technology tutor. Learn everything from basic computing skills to downloading e-content through Overdrive. Get assistance with job applications, resume building, using social media, and searching the web. Sign up for your 30 minute session at the Reference Desk, or by calling 503.992.3337.Mondays 4:00pm-8:00pmWednesdays 9:30am-10:30amFridays 3:30pm-5:30pm
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Forest Grove City Library Rogers Room A: Free English classes for Spanish speakers. Wednesdays 2-4 pm and Fridays 1-3 pm 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. Toso los miercoles, 2:00-4:00 pm y los viernes, 1:00-3:00 pm en la biblioteca de Forest Grove. Para obtener mas informacion, contacte a Manuel Resendiz (503) 710-9129.
Friday, November 23, 2018
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Forest Grove City Library Rogers Room A & B: Free English classes for Spanish speakers. Wednesdays 2-4 pm and Fridays 1-3 pm 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. Toso los miercoles, 2:00-4:00 pm y los viernes, 1:00-3:00 pm en la biblioteca de Forest Grove. Para obtener mas informacion, contacte a Manuel Resendiz (503) 710-9129.
Friday, November 23, 2018
3:30 PM to 5:30 PM: One on one computer classes with a technology tutor. Learn everything from basic computing skills to downloading e-content through Overdrive. Get assistance with job applications, resume building, using social media, and searching the web. Sign up for your 30 minute session at the Reference Desk, or by calling 503.992.3337.Mondays 4:00pm-8:00pmWednesdays 9:30am-10:30amFridays 3:30pm-5:30pm