With books piling up on the stage, the dressing room, second floor foyer and
even more so in the auditorium, the library in the Flora School Education Center needed restoration and
reopening. Restoration in the completion stages, the grand reopening of the Flora School Library will be
Saturday, September 30, 9am to 4pm.
Books will be ready for checkout, but even more books are ready to sell: used books and new
books. “Boxed-book” deals, “Bags of Books” deals and “Buy a Mystery-box” deals will all be in full swing
for those wanting books to read, all of which help the Flora School restoration project. Thousands of
books available for all ages and interests.
Authors will be on-hand for book signings. Flora School alumni tours will give attendees a view
of how the school once was. Story time for children and then for adults too will be part of the activities
to bring the old library back to life. Refreshments, made by local eateries, are connected to authors and
their books. Special fundraiser package includes a library mug, locally roasted coffee and a discount on
Ribbon cutting ceremony will be at approximately 10am, opening address in the Holloway Room
(NE classroom) at 9am and other activities to follow throughout the day.
For more information: email email@example.com, text 541.263.2368 or call 541.828.7010.
FYI HISTORY: The Flora School started out with “libraries” in each classroom, books according to the age
group in that particular room. At some point an actual library was setup in the high school (2nd floor)
portion of the old school. The school and its libraries functioned from 1915 to 1975, with Ben Curry
being the last student at the school.
The local public library in Flora, for years, was located in Myrtle Wulff’s home west of the
school. Then it moved to the Northend Grange for a few years with David Curry, local high school
student as librarian, and eventually came to rest in the Flora School once again. When all the county
libraries were closed, the Flora School Education Center decided to restore the library to have a public
library once again in the north end
Grand Re-Opening Flora School Library
Date and Time
Saturday Sep 30, 2023 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM PDT
Saturday, September 30th, 2023
9 AM - 4 PM
80974 College Lane, Flora
Contact: Vanessa Thew Thompson
Phone: 541.828.7010 leave msg if no answer, 541.263.2368 text
Fax: 541.828.7911 (call -7010 first)