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Forest Grove City Library

Forest Grove, OR

Address: 2114 Pacific Avenue
Forest Grove, Oregon
United States

County: Washington View map of all libraries in Washington County.

Phone: 503-359-3247

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Library details: Forest Grove City Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Forest Grove City Library (view map) . 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 .

Organizational structure: This is a publicly funded and managed library.

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in the United States

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in Oregon

Statistics Public
Service Population 28,030Residents
Collection size82,016volumes
Annual Circulation403,313transactions
Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemPolaris2000
Previous Automation SystemDynix1985
Previous Automation SystemNone
Discovery InterfaceBiblioCore
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Washington County Cooperative Library Services (view map)

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Identifiers ID9277
WorldCat Registry ID14535

Record History: This listing was created on Oct 31, 2003 and was last modified on Oct 13, 2022.

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Forest Grove City Library
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