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    Shute Park Branch Opening

    The new entry to the Shute Park Branch Library has a dramatic glass entry facing the park and playground. The inscriptions of famous first lines, are etched in circles reflecting the growth circles of tree rings, honoring the signature trees of Hillsboro: the cedar, the fir and the sequoia.

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    Shute Park Branch Opening

    With additional support from the Juan Young Trust and the Reser Foundation, unique early literacy activity centers were added to the Children’s area at Shute Park Branch Library.

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    Shute Park Branch Opening

    Library Director Mike Smith warmly welcomes donors at the Grand Opening sneak preview event.

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    Shute Park Branch Opening

    Foundation board member Gail Madsen thanks donors Bob and Brenda Herb for their generous support of the libraries.

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    Shute Park Branch Opening

    Architect, David Wark meets with former Library Director Debra Brodie and her husband Paul to discuss the transformation of the library.

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    Shute Park Branch Construction

    Utility trenching is carefully aligned to avoid damaging Shute Park’s towering fir trees. This area will become the outdoor Tuality Healthcare Plaza on the front of the Library.

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    Shute Park Branch Construction

    An award winning design in 1975, the Shute Park Branch Library is stripped down to the basics, to be entirely rebuilt to today’s needs.

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    Shute Park Branch Construction

    Local artist Lynn Adamo puts the finishing touches on one of the community created mosaic panels installed in the plaza.

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    Shute Park Branch Construction

    Hillsboro Library Director Mike Smith and Artist Lynn Adamo pause during the tile installation.

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    Speed Date an Author

    Deborah Clarke, Foundation President, and Hillary Ostlund, Shute Park Branch Manager, enjoy learning from local authors.

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    Speed Date an Author

    Guests gave the Speed Date and Author event a resounding Two Thumbs Up. The event provided eager guests the opportunity to learn more about writing and publishing across a variety of genres.

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    Speed Date an Author

    Children’s Author Raymond Macalino enthusiastically shares his knowledge of writing and publishing.

NORTHWEST SPOTLIGHT — The Foundation's 24th Annual Fundraising Event

Saturday, October 11, 2014 • 6 to 10 PM • Hillsboro Main Library

People and businesses support causes they care about, and strong community advocates want to make a difference with their dollars.

Libraries are civic institutions that offer so much to so many and for free. Sponsorships and partners are essential if we are to continue adding more resources to the library.

Please join us as we work to enhance the Hillsboro Public Library by becoming a sponsor for the Library Foundation of Hillsboro's 24th Annual Benefit Event.

Everyone who attends this year's event will receive a wine glass and enjoy free tastings of all beverages, complimentary hors d'oeuvres, and live music. There will also be wine raffles and a silent auction for various holiday destinations.


Become a sponsor for this year's event. • Purchase tickets for this year's event.

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We build community support for improving and strengthening Hillsboro's Public libraries, for current and future generations...

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The Library Foundation Centennial Committee and Library staff collaborated on the Grand Sweepstakes winning float for the Hillsboro 4th of July parade!

See more photos of this event in our Photo Gallery.

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Have you signed up with the Fred Meyer Community Reward Program yet? Please do and when you do please list the Library Foundation of Hillsboro as your designated charity. You continue to receive your Rewards for shopping at Fred Meyer and the Foundation benefits as well.
Here is the link to register today and the Foundation number is 82609:
Fred Meyer Community Rewards.