Fox @ the Fireside

Library faculty regularly host informal gatherings at the Murdock Library in Newberg. These are centered physically around the library fireplace, and intellectually around a topic of community interest.

Fall 2018

book cover: All the Stars Denied

Guadalupe Garcia McCall

Assistant Professor of English and author of Shame the Stars, chosen as Texas' Great Read for 2018.

Friday, November 9, 2018
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Spring 2019

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Melanie Springer Mock

Professor of English and author of Worthy: Finding Yourself in a World Expecting Someone Else

Thursday, January 17, 2019 
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

"Worthy sifts through the shape and weight of expectations that press Christians into cultural molds rather than God’s image. By plumbing Scripture and critiquing the ten-billion-dollar-a-year self-improvement industry, Mock offers life-giving reminders that we are fearfully and wonderfully made."

Grant Davis

Grant Davis

A sophomore engineering student at Fox, Grant is co-creator of the commercially-available LEGO pop-up book featuring scenes from the fairy tales Little Red Riding Hood and Jack and the Beanstalk

Read about his successful effort in a recent article in the George Fox Journal.

Come hear Grant's story and ask questions in a relaxed atmospere.  Coffee, tea and light snacks will be provided.

Thursday, April 4, 2019
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.