Ground Breaking Reads
Summer Reading 2013 - Read & Win!
June 15th - August 24th


For adults ages 18 and older


Enter weekly drawings for free books. At the end of the summer all participants get a chance to win a tablet computer (grand prize drawing at each library).

  1. Read for three hours, win a book and enter into the drawing.
  2. Play Groundbreaking Reads bingo for more entries into the drawings.


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Need reading ideas? Ask your friendly librarian or check out these sites:





Summer Reading Programs
Full Event Guide (PDF)


DOWNTOWN BEND LIBRARY
(541) 617-7080

Online Events Calendar

Composting with Wonder Worman
Why throw away kitchen scraps when there are worms ready and willing to make those scraps into great garden compost? Join “Wonder Worman” Laurie Perez and learn how to transform kitchen waste into a valuable amendment for houseplants and garden beds. Wonder Worman shares some easy steps to get you started.


Give Your Landscape a Sustainable Makeover
Debbie Goodwin, Garden and Permaculture Designer from Heart Springs Design and Nursery, discusses turning a labor- and resourceintensive landscape into a bountiful one with relatively little work. Harvest the fruits (and vegetables) of your labor by working with nature instead of trying to manipulate it.


Homer Reading Bend Elks Library Night
It’s “Library Night” hosted by the Elks baseball team. It’s also the Summer Reading Program at the library—win prizes and watch while the Elks challenge the Corvallis Knights. $3 tickets only at: www.ezticketlive.com/LIBRARY .

Thanks to Premier West Bank, kids up to 12 years old are free when accompanied by a paying adult.
June 26 | 6:30 pm
Vince Genna Stadium
401 SE Roosevelt


Lava Cave Tour with Wanderlust Tours
Discover the underground world of Central Oregon’s remote, desert lava caves with a naturalist guide from Wanderlust Tours. Equipment provided. Limit: eight people per tour. Register online at one of the links below or call (541) 312-1032.


Mushroom Hunting in Central Oregon
Morels, King Boletes, Chantrelles—a few of the wild mushrooms in Central Oregon. Skye Weintraub, a naturopathic physician and president of the Cascade Mycological Society, explores edible, poisonous and beautiful mushrooms.


The Hidden Caves of Oregon
Experience an in-depth account of Oregon’s hidden caves only a handful of people have seen with Brent McGregor, Chairman of the Oregon High Desert Grotto.



EAST BEND LIBRARY
(541) 330-3760

Online Events Calendar

“Dirty” Books
Get the “dirt” on some good reads from DPL’s Community Librarians. They’ll be digging into everything “dirty,” including gardening, sex, crime and other groundbreaking reads. Expect to unearth some great books.



LA PINE LIBRARY
(541) 312-1090

Online Events Calendar

Composting with Wonder Worman
Join “Wonder Worman” Laurie Perez and transform kitchen waste into a valuable amendment for houseplants and garden beds. Wonder Worman shares easy steps to get you started.



REDMOND LIBRARY
(541) 312-1055

Online Events Calendar

Give Your Landscape a Sustainable Makeover
Debbie Goodwin from Heart Springs Design and Nursery on turning a labor- and resource-intensive landscape into one with relatively little work. Harvest the fruits (and vegetables) of your labor by working with nature instead of against it.



The Hidden Caves of Oregon
Explore Oregon’s hidden caves only a handful of people have seen with Brent McGregor, Chairman of the Oregon High Desert Grotto.



SISTERS LIBRARY
(541) 312-1070

Online Events Calendar

“Dirty” Books
Get the “dirt” on some good reads from DPL’s Community Librarians. Includes gardening, sex, crime and other groundbreaking reads.


Deer-Resistant Landscapes
Deer can cause real problems for gardeners. Chris Hart-Henderson, owner of Hart Springs Landscape Design, shares her years of deerresistant landscaping knowledge.



SUNRIVER LIBRARY
(541) 312-1088

Online Events Calendar

Mushroom Hunting in Central Oregon
Morels, King Boletes, Chantrelles— these are just a few of the wild mushrooms you can find in Central Oregon. Skye Weintraub, a naturopathic physician and an avid wild mushroom hunter, explores the edible, poisonous and beautiful mushrooms in our area. Skye is the President of the Cascade Mycological Society.



Thank you to all of the following who have donated time, products or funds to support Dig Into Reading: Bend Environmental Center; Bend Masonic Lodge; The Bulletin; The Center; Deschutes Public Library Foundation; Eberhard’s Dairy Products; E.H. and M.E. Bowerman Advised Fund of The Oregon Community Foundation; Beth Fain; Friends of the Library Organizations; Goody’s; Jamba Juice; Knife River; Mazatlan Mexican Restaurant; OnPoint Community Credit Union; Papa Murphy’s and Smith Rock Ranch. SRP Sponsors




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