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Beaverton City Library Honors Paul Jeffery with Volunteer Service Award
by Oregon State Media, Inc.
  Tuesday March 8, 2016 - 4:51 PM
BEAVERTON, Ore. -- The Beaverton City Library awarded volunteer Paul Jeffery the Phyllis Davis Volunteer Service Honor at the library's annual volunteer recognition dinner on March 1.

Jeffery was honored for his service and commitment to excellence over the past five years of volunteering in the circulation department. Staff, fellow volunteers, and patrons have described him as hardworking, good-natured, and a joy to work with.

The Phyllis Davis Volunteer Service Honor was established in 2015 to honor Beaverton City Library volunteers who, through example and accomplishment, have provided outstanding volunteer service to the library. It was named in honor of Phyllis Davis, one of the longest serving employees and volunteers at the library. Known and admired for her patience, kindness, and love of books, Davis worked or volunteered at Beaverton City Library for 69 years. When she retired for the second time in December 2013 at age 94, Davis had contributed more than 20,000 hours of volunteer service over 35 years at the library.

In the past fiscal year (July 2014 to June 2015), volunteers donated nearly 20,000 hours of service at the Beaverton City Library's main and Murray Scholls locations.

ABOUT THE LIBRARY The Beaverton City Library is the second-busiest library system in the state, with more than 780,000 patrons a year at its main location at 12375 SW Fifth Street and Murray Scholls branch at 11200 SW Murray Scholls Place.

For additional information regarding Beaverton City Library services, visit or call 503-644-2197. The Beaverton City Library is one of fifteen libraries in Washington County Cooperative Library Services (WCCLS) that work communally to provide excellent countywide library service by sharing valuable resources and information with one another.