Author Archives: Michael R. Smith

About Michael R. Smith

A volunteer for Friends of the Forest Grove Library (OR)

Friends’ Spring Book Sale!

The Spring Book Sale will take place Monday, May 12 through Saturday, May 17 in the Rogers Room of the Forest Grove City Library, 2114 Pacific Avenue in Forest Grove.  Sale Hours: Monday, May 12, 10-8 Tuesday, May 13, 10-8 Wednesday, May 14, 10-8 Thursday, … Continue reading

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Lauren Sheehan Concert, October 19

The Lauren Sheehan Concert is coming up on Saturday, October 19, 7:30 pm.  The concert is sponsored by the Forest Grove Library Foundation.  All proceeds go to the public art project by Ed Carpenter at the Forest Grove City Library.  … Continue reading

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Friends Spring Newsletter

Annual round-up from Friends’ President, Kim Reynolds Forest Grove Conversations Town Hall Spring Book Sale Cultural Programs Friends’ annual meeting Library Director’s message from Colleen Winters Read all about it in the Friends Spring Newsletter! which is edited by Susan … Continue reading

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Friends Annual Meeting, April 10

Friends’ annual meeting will be held April 10 at Noon in the Rogers Room of the Forest Grove City Library 2114 Pacific Avenue.  Friends’ members are urged to attend to hear a summary of Friends activities, vote on by-laws changes … Continue reading

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Forest Grove Conversations Series

The 2013 Town Hall event is titled “The Future is Now: Citizens and Community in the Digital Age.” The program will take place on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 (please note the new date) in the Forest Grove Community Auditorium from 7:00 … Continue reading

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Why Libraries?

People who sit in front of their computers all day pontificating are asking why, with all this information technology, do we still need bricks-and-mortar libraries? The library is a community center where people go to get good information and entertainment free … Continue reading

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Where Friends’ Money Goes

As you can see, below, Friends of the Forest Grove Library has many activities to raise funds.  The Forest Grove Library Foundation’s Capital Campaign is one obvious recipient.  On what else does Friends’ spend their hard earned money? Cultural programs Friends have … Continue reading

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“Books and Buns” for FG Library Foundation capital project: success!

A report from Colleen Winters, FG Library Director, about the fundraising dinner that was held October 27 at the UCC church:  Last night’s event was a huge success by any definition. We took in $2,190 in ticket sales and donations. … Continue reading

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Friends used book sale goes online

In addition to Friends’ twice yearly book sales at the Library, we have begun selling donated books online.  Friends has become one of the many organizations selling through Amazon.  We list books in Amazon’s huge database and have the advantage … Continue reading

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2011 Cultural Program Series

Programs will be held on the first Tuesday of each month, January through May, at 7:00 pm. In the Rogers Room at the library, 2114 Pacific Avenue, Forest Grove.  January 4  Roots of Rock   50s and 60s Rock and Roll … Continue reading

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