Library details: Forest Grove City Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with the library system that serves Forest Grove, OR. The collection of the library contains 82,016 volumes. The library circulates 403,313 items per year. The library serves a population of 28,030 residents .
Other Info: In 1908 the City of Forest Grove established a tax to support a public library. 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 currently has 11,000 square feet. In 1998 voters approved a $5 million bond measure to expand the library 15,000 sq. ft. When the expansion if complete, the next phase will be a remodel of the existing space. The timeline for construction of the addition is currently under discussion.
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Administration: The director of the library is Colleen Winters .
Control: The library is part of a publicly-funded organization. It operates on a Non-profit financial model.
See also: Directory of Public Libraries in Oregon
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Record History: This listing was created on Oct 31, 2003 and was last modified on Jan 2, 2017.
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