Author Archives: Michael R. Smith

About Michael R. Smith

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

Fall Book Sale earns over $5,000

The Friends Fall Used Book sale in November netted $5,029.95 thanks to a cadre of volunteers headed by Carol Woodford.  That total was a substantial increase over recent sales that have run between four thousand and forty-five hundred dollars. Carol attributes the increase to … Continue reading

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Friends’ Fall Book Sale!

The Fall Book Sale will take place Monday, November 10 through Saturday, November 15 in the Rogers Room of the Forest Grove City Library, 2114 Pacific Avenue in Forest Grove. Sale Hours: Monday, Nov. 10, 10-8 Tuesday, Nov. 11, 10-8 (even though the Library … Continue reading

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Friends’ 2014-15 Cultural Programs

The Friends of the Forest Grove Library are happy to present our new season of cultural programs. They will be held on the first Thursday of each month, September through May, at 7:00 PM in the Rogers Room of the … 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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