Friends of the Forest Grove Library have been sponsoring a series of monthly cultural programs at the Library for decades. The program are now managed by Jim Jatkevicius, an Adult Services Librarian on the library staff.
We hope you will be able to attend one of the remaining cultural programs for Spring 2017. The programs take place at 6:30 PM in the Rogers Room at the Library. They are free and open to the public.
Tuesday, March 21 (rescheduled from January 17) “History, Art, Music, and McMenamins “ Join McMenamin’s historian Tim Hills as he discusses how McMenamins reimagined an old, historic Masonic rest home and created McMenamin’s Grand Lodge. Tim will talk about this and other reinventions of historic architecture by the iconic Portland-area company.
Tuesday, April 4 The Art of the Story Storytelling Event Join Storyteller Brianna Barrett for an Art of the Story event– “Can All My Imaginary Friends Come Too?”
Tuesday, April 25 Oregon Ghost Towns Join writer and Oregon native Steve Arndt as he shares his fascinating experiences exploring the ghost towns of Oregon. Steve has written prolifically about the beauty and history of the state in his Roads Less Traveled series. More recently, he has focused on ghost towns with a series of three books. Enjoy a deep exploration of Oregon’s fascinating and forgotten places.
Tuesday, May 2 “Young at Heart Readers’ Theatre” This eclectic group of writers and dramatists will present “Our Miss Brooks: Madison High is Cold”
Wednesday, May 17 (Bonus Program) Hungrytown Enjoy live folk music from the dynamic Vermont-based music duo, Hungrytown. After more than a decade of world-wide touring and three album releases, Rebecca Hall and Ken Anderson–otherwise known as Hungrytown–have earned a reputation for the quality and authenticity of their songwriting.