Know Italy!

Know Italy! Interested in all things Italian? The Deschutes Public Library is proud to present a series of programs during February that will explore the art, food, wine, history and literature of Italy. The programs will be held in various branches throughout the county starting February 3rd and ending on February 26th. All events are free and open to the public.


Art Envy: Leonardo Da Vinci
Explore the life and work of famed Italian artist Leonardi Da Vinci, followed by a drawing class inspired by his art. Supplies are free and no registration is required. This class is free and open to the public.

Thursday, February 3, 6:00 p.m.
Brooks Room, Bend Public Library

Monday, February 7, 1:00 p.m.
La Pine Public Library

Lisa, 541/312-1034
lisam@deschuteslibrary.org


The Aeneaid
Take a closer look at Virgil’s classic epic poem with COCC Professor Eleanor Latham.

Saturday, February 5, 2:00 pm
Brooks Room, Bend Public Library

Liz, 541/312-1032
lizg@deschuteslibrary.org


Pastamaking for Beginners
Learn how to cook, cut and prepare fresh pasta with a simple sauce in this class taught by local cooking instructor Ahja King. Limited to 15 participants. Register online at one of the links below or call 541/312-1034.

Thursday, February 10, 5:30 p.m.
Brooks Room, Bend Public Library

Sunday, February 20, 2:00 p.m
Redmond Public Library

Lisa, 541/312-1034
lisam@deschuteslibrary.org

Wine 101
Learn the basics of wine tasting from Dennis Sienko, owner of Bend Wine Cellar. Dennis will be highlighting wines from Italy. Limited to 25 participants. 21 and older only. Register online at one of the links below or call 541/312-1032.

Tuesday, February 8, 6:30 pm
Redmond Public Library

Sunday, February 13, 3:00 pm
Sisters Public Library

Thursday, February 17, 6:30 pm
Brooks Room, Bend Public Library

Liz, 541/312-1032
lizg@deschuteslibrary.org

All Things Roman
University of Oregon history professor, John Nicols, investigates the question of why Rome has been such a powerful model for political and cultural integration in European and American history. From the construction of our cities, the design of our civic institutions, to our sense of law and order, peace and prosperity, freedom and responsibility, we owe much to the Romans.

Saturday, February 26, 3:00 pm
Sunriver Area Public Library

Sunday, February 27, 2:00 pm
Brooks Room, Bend Public Library

Liz, 541/312-1032
lizg@deschuteslibrary.org




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