Know South America!
The Deschutes Public Library has organized a month long series of programs in September
about South America.
The diversity of culture, wildlife, natural beauty and adventure
of South America is captivating. This continent is home to the world’s biggest rainforest
and largest waterfall, the Amazon River, the highest mountain range outside of Asia,
beaches, wide deserts and icy landscapes, and the ruins of ancient civilizations
as well as modern, vibrant cities. All programs are free and open to the public.
Know South America! - Related Reading and Music
Know South America: Fly Fishing in the Patagonia
Jeff Perin, local guide and owner of The Fly Fisher’s Place in Sisters takes you
on fly fishing journey through the Patagonia region of Chile and Argentina.
September 13, 2011, 6:30 PM
Downtown Bend Public Library, Brooks Room
Know South America: The Intersection of Literature and Music in South American Culture
Lewis & Clark Hispanic Studies professor Freddy Vilches gives a discussion highlighting
the intersection of literature and music in South American culture.
September 10, 2011, 3:00 PM
Redmond Public Library
September 11, 2011, 2:00 PM(Second Sunday)
Brooks Room, Downtown Bend Public Library
Know South America: Touring the Galapagos Islands with Naturalist Jim Anderson
Local writer and naturalist Jim
Anderson discusses the unique geography and animals of the Galapagos Islands.
September 15, 6:30 PM
East Bend Public Library
September 17, 1:00 PM
Sunriver Area Public Library
Know South America: Natural Environments of South America
COCC Geography Instructor Mick McCann gives an overview of the scenic wonders of
South America, highlighting the landforms, biomes, and climate.
September 18, 1:00 PM
La Pine Public Library
Know South America: Argentina 1950-1980: From Evita to Los Desaparecidos
Take a look at the dramatic time period in Argentina’s history with COCC professor
September 18, 2011 2:00 PM
Sisters Public Library
Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 6:30 PM
Downtown Bend Library