Thanks to the efforts of Friends’ heroine, Susan Schubothe, our spring newsletter is here.
Get updates on Friends programs, volunteers and fundraising, an introduction to a new LIbrary staff member and an invitation to our Annual Meeting, April 10 at 5:30 in the Library.
Thanks, again, Susan!
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 scheduled and sponsored a series of cultural programs, which include lectures and music, each winter and spring, for decades. They have made Forest Grove’s contribution to the countywide Hearing Voices program and they fund the Adult Summer Reading Program.
Forest Grove Conversations Friends have financed and organized this annual topical program featuring panelists and a town hall discussion.
Teen programs including the Teen Summer Reading Program
Children’s programs Since Friends started in 1973, they have been the major contributor to the Library’s children’s programs. These include the annual B.E.A.R. Month, Dia de los Ninos and Summer Reading Program.
Volunteer recognition events, Wassail Party and equipment for the Library.
Friends of the Forest Grove Library was a major contributor to the Forest Grove Library Foundation’s million dollar capital campaign that remodeled the west end of the Library and will be an important contributor to the Foundation’s current $500,000 campaign for library furniture and equipment.