601 N.W. Wall Street
Bend, OR 97701

Phone: (541) 617-7050
Fax: (541) 617-7083

Sun. 12:00 - 5:00
Mon. 10:00 - 8:00
Tues. 10:00 - 8:00
Wed. 10:00 - 8:00
Thurs. 10:00 - 6:00
Fri. 10:00 - 6:00
Sat. 12:00 - 5:00

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Bend Library

Downtown Bend Library

Bend Public LibraryThe Downtown Bend Library was designed by Thomas Hacker and Associates of Portland, Oregon. The 40,000 square foot library opened in October 1998, and is conveniently located adjacent to downtown Bend.

The beautiful exposed beams and high ceiling on the second floor, complemented with generous windows looking east, gives an airy and open feeling.

Please visit our Circulation Department on the ground floor to get a library card or discuss your account. Our Children’s area is also on the ground floor, and is always bustling with activity, A trip upstairs will get you to our Adult and Teen materials, our public computers, and free wifi.

Downtown Bend: Friends of the Bend Libraries Art Exhibit
Wednesday, March 04, 2015 through Monday, June 01, 2015

The Friends of the Bend Libraries Art Committee presents "A Tale for the Time "Being." Art will be exhibited on the second floor of the Downtown Bend Library. Artwork is for sale by contacting the artist.

Downtown Bend: Word III
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
10:00 AM

Meyer Classroom

Get creative with MS Word. Learn how to make basic flyers and party invitations. Registration Required.
Prerequisites: "Word II"

Downtown Bend: Digital Downloads
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
2:00 PM

Meyer Classroom

Get help with downloading music, magazines, & books to your computer, tablet, eReader, or smart phone. Remember to bring your digital device and all cords & passwords. Registration Required.

Downtown Bend: SCORE Small Business Counseling
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
5:30 PM

Second Floor South Tutor Room

Avoid time-consuming and costly mistakes by learning from someone who’s “been there, done that.” SCORE business counselors will be available from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. for free one-on-one small business counseling. Individuals who operate or wish to start small businesses can discuss business planning, organization and start-up, finance, marketing and other critical business issues with SCORE volunteers in private, confidential sessions. No appointment necessary.

Downtown Bend: The Classics Book Club
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
6:00 PM

Hutchinson Room

The Classics Book Club will be discussing Anandamath by B.C. Chattopadhyay. Everyone welcome

CANCELED Know Crime & Punishment: It's Not Easy Being a Hero
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
6:00 PM

Brooks Room

This event has been canceled due to unforeseen circumstances.


Downtown Bend: Social Services
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
10:00 AM

Meyer Classroom

Sarah Kelley is available for one-on-one sessions to answer questions and provide community assistance for housing, mental health support, benefits and more. Meyer Classroom.

Know Crime & Punishment: Cranial Injuries & Criminals
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
6:00 PM

Brooks Room

Using famous cases like John Hinkley, Jr., as illustrations, COCC psychology professor Rebecca Walker-Sands explores brain anatomy and physiology and how damage to the brain contributes to maladaptive behavior.


Downtown Bend: Computer Lab
Thursday, May 28, 2015
2:30 PM

Meyer Classroom

Free time to practice your computer skills or work on any problems you’re having with one of our staff on hand to help.

Author! Author! Piper Kerman
Friday, May 29, 2015
7:00 PM

Bend High School

Piper Kerman is the author of the memoir Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison. The book has been adapted into a Peabody Award-winning original series for Netflix.

Funds raised support library programs and services.

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Last modified on Wednesday, February 11, 2015