Forest Grove City Library

Forest Grove, OR

Address:2114 Pacific Avenue
Forest Grove, Oregon 97116-2497 View map of all libraries in Forest Grove Oregon
United States

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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 92008 volumes. The library circulates 277739 items per year. The library serves a population of 26785 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.
Administration:The director of the library is Colleen Winters.
Service Population26785residents
Collection size92008volumes
Annual Circulation277739transactions
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Technology Profile:
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Library Automation System:Polaris2000
Previous Library Automation System:Dynix1985
Previous Library Automation System:None

The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Washington County Cooperative Library Services View map of all libraries in Washington County Cooperative Library Services. .

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lib-web-cats ID9277
Record History: This listing was added to lib-web-cats on Oct 31, 2003 and was last modified on Jun 2, 2014. This library has been accessed 15 times through lib-web-cats.
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