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Forest Grove City Library

Contact Your Library

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

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

Thursday, July 20, 2017
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM - Forest Grove City Library Rogers Room A & B: We'll provide art supplies and project ideas for an hour of drop-in art at the library. Everyone in the family is welcome to participate.
Thursday, July 20, 2017
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Forest Grove City Library Rogers Room A & B: Part of the Teen Summer Reading Program. Join us every Thursday and select Saturdays during the summer at 2pm for Teen events!
Friday, July 21, 2017
1:00 PM to 3:00 PM - Forest Grove City Library Rogers Room A: 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.
Monday, July 24, 2017
10:15 AM to 11:00 AM - Forest Grove City Library: Bring us your questions about technology, genealogy, and the pursuit of your next great read! A Librarian will be on-hand next to the Reference Desk to assist you one-on-one. Patrons will be helped on a first-come-first-served basis. If others are waiting, interactions will be limited to 15 minutes. Sessions cannot be scheduled in advance.
Monday, July 24, 2017
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM - Forest Grove City Library Rogers Room A & B: Part of the Tween Summer Reading Program. Join us every Monday during the summer at 2pm for Tween events!
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
10:15 AM to 10:45 AM: At these action-packed librarian-led storytimes, participation is encouraged: come laugh aloud at the fun and interactive stories, and clap along with rhymes and songs. A fun time for all!