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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.


A Novel Idea: Author Ruth Ozeki
Sunday, April 19, 2015
4:00 PM

Bend High School

Join Deschutes Public Library in welcoming Ruth Ozeki, author of "A Tale for the Time Being," to Central Oregon for the final event of A Novel Idea 2015.

Ozeki's presentation at Bend High will be her only Central Oregon appearance. Tickets are free and will be available at all branch libraries during regular business hours and on the library web site beginning on Saturday, April 4.






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Downtown Bend: Social Services
Monday, April 20, 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.
541-728-1022


Downtown Bend: Fizz! Boom! Read!
Monday, April 20, 2015
10:30 AM

Brooks Room

3-5 year olds. Stories, songs and science.


Downtown Bend: Toddlin' Tales
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
10:15 AM

Brooks Room

For children 18-36 months. Participation stories and movement rhymes to enhance social and language development


Downtown Bend: Excel Budgets
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
10:30 AM

Meyer Classroom

Take your Excel skills to the next level and learn how to create a monthly budget spreadsheet. Registration Required.
Prerequisites: "Excel for Beginners"


Downtown Bend: Toddlin' Tales
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
11:00 AM

Brooks Room

For children 18-36 months. Participation stories and movement rhymes to enhance social and language development


Downtown Bend: Preschool Parade
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
1:30 PM

Brooks Room

3-5 years old. Stories, songs and crafts that develop early literacy skills


Downtown Bend: SCORE Small Business Counseling
Tuesday, April 21, 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: Craigslist for Beginners
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
6:00 PM

Meyer Classroom

The most popular way to buy, sell, and advertise on the Internet. Find out how to search for everything from jobs to vacation rentals, reply to postings, and create an account. Registration Required.
Prerequisites:"Know Internet for Beginners" or familiarity with Internet Explore (or other browser software).


Downtown Bend: Social Services
Wednesday, April 22, 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.
541-728-1022


Downtown Bend: Toddlin' Tales
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
10:15 AM

Brooks Room

For children 18-36 months. Participation stories and movement rhymes to enhance social and language development


Downtown Bend: Baby Steps
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
11:30 AM

Brooks Room

0-18 months. 15 minutes of gentle stories, rhymes, and rhythms


Downtown Bend: EBay for Beginners
Wednesday, April 22, 2015
6:00 PM

Meyer Classroom

The most popular way to buy, sell, and advertise on the Internet. Find out how to search for everything from jobs to vacation rentals, reply to postings, and create an account. Registration Required.
Prerequisites: "Know Internet for Beginners" or familiarity with Internet Explorer (or other browser software).


Downtown Bend: Baby Steps
Thursday, April 23, 2015
1:30 PM

Brooks Room

0-18 months. 15 minutes of gentle stories, rhymes, and rhythms


Downtown Bend: Computer Lab
Thursday, April 23, 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.



Downtown Bend: Preschool Parade
Friday, April 24, 2015
10:30 AM

Brooks Room

3-5 years old. Stories, songs and crafts that develop early literacy skills


Downtown Bend: Teen Writing Group
Friday, April 24, 2015
4:00 PM

Brooks Room

Creative writing exercises, free-write time, and contribute to a mini-literary magazine.


Downtown Bend: Introduction to SketchUp with High Desert Makers Mill
Saturday, April 25, 2015
1:00 PM

Meyer Classroom

Learn the basics of this 3D design software program; what can you create? This workshop is open to both teens and adults.


Downtown Bend: Voluntary Simplicity Panel
Saturday, April 25, 2015
2:00 PM

Brooks Room

Simplify your life with tips from experts.






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