Downtown Bend Library
The 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
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.
Know Crime & Punishment: Cranial Injuries & Criminals
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
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
Free time to practice your computer skills or work on any problems youre having with one of our staff on hand to help.
Author! Author! Piper Kerman
Friday, May 29, 2015
Bend High School
Piper Kerman is the author of the memoir Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Womens Prison. The book has been adapted into a Peabody Award-winning original series for Netflix.
Funds raised support library programs and services.
Downtown Bend: Social Services
Monday, June 01, 2015
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.
Downtown Bend: Call for Art: "My Oregon"
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Artists may submit up to 2 framed 16" x 20" or larger pieces ready for hanging for the Friends of the Bend Libraries Art Committee exhibit entitled "My Oregon".
Exhibit: June 3 to August 31, 2015.
Downtown Bend: SCORE Small Business Counseling
Tuesday, June 02, 2015
Second Floor South Tutor Room
Avoid time-consuming and costly mistakes by learning from someone whos 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.