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Last Week's Answer: X-Men #1, issued in 1991, sold 8 million copies.

Week 7

Question: What is the name of Thor’s hammer?


game card
Pick up a game card at your library and mark off each day you read for at least 24 minutes. Win a free book of your choice after the first seven days of reading.

Continue reading throughout the summer for more chances to win a $100 gift gift card to a book store or REI. Fill out a Grand Prize coupon for every seven days you read for at least 24 minutes.

Win additional books by answering the weekly Heroic Trivia question.

Summer Reading Programs



Downtown Bend


Open Lab
Practice or get help with basic tech tasks and questions.
Thursdays • 2:30–4:00 p.m.


Friends of the Bend Libraries
“My Oregon” call for entries & exhibit
Contact: Denise (541) 350-8039.
Entries: Tue, June 2 • 4–6:00 p.m.
Exhibit: June 3–August 31


Summer Book Sale
Proceeds benefit the library. (541)617-7047 or foblibrary@gmail.com
FOBL Members: July 4 • 9–11:00 a.m.
Public: 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Bag Sale: July 5 • 1–4:00 p.m.


Escape the Ordinary
Mushroom Hunting
Morel, chanterelle, and more. Learn to ID wild mushrooms in the PNW.


The Owyhee River Journals
Author Bonnie Olin’s journey into the Canyonlands of the Owyhee River.


Jason Graham Escape YOUR Ordinary
Who better to inspire you than Jason Graham, aka MoWo?
Tuesday, June 16 • 6:00 p.m.


Comrade Johns
Explore the life of the Oregon socialist candidate for president in the 1920s.


Celtic Music
An hour of music with harpist, David Helfand, and violist, Justin Lader.


Maker Monday
Say Cheese
Create and take home a batch of cheese. Register online at the link below.


Digital Multimeter Magic
Learn to see things that you can’t see with your own eyes. Register online at the link below.


The Library Book Club
Discuss The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce.


Discuss Running the Rift by Naomi Benaron.


Second Sunday
Carl Adamshick
Tim Shaner and Karen McPherson
This month’s guest poets.


Carl Adamshick
Award-winning poet who learned to write at the library and in the aisles of Powell’s.
Sunday, July 12 • 2:00 p.m.


Census Data for Grant Writers (requres registration)
The basics of using Census data in grant writing. Register online at the link below.


State of Giving
Stories of Oregon Volunteers, Donors, and Nonprofits Nonprofits are pillars of civic structure. A panel of local nonprofit leaders takes questions.


The Classics Book Club
Histories by Polybius.


Selected poems by Emily Dickinson.


Introduction to Finding Funders
Find nonprofit grants with the Foundation Directory Online. RSVP: nathanp@deschuteslibrary.org or (541) 617-7092.


Teen Elder Computer Help (T.E.C.H.)
Teens partner with seniors to learn social media and gadget basics. Register required at (541) 678-5483.


East Bend


Arduino Workshop (requires registration)
Create a project using Arduino. Register online at the link below.


The Library Book Club
Discuss Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein.


Discuss Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan.


Digital Downloads
Get help with eReaders, eBooks, digital music, magazines, and more.
Klondike Kate
Tuesday, June 23 • 2–3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 28 • 2–3:30 p.m.


Escape the Ordinary - The Many Lives of Klondike Kate
The life and times of Bend’s own dancer and vaudeville star.


Speak, Memory (requires registration)
Beginning Your Memoir - Writing and editing your own short memoir. Register online at the link below.



La Pine


Escape the Ordinary - Mushroom Hunting
Morel, chanterelle, and more. Learn to ID wild mushrooms in the Pacific Northwest.


Friends of the La Pine Library
Rhubarb Festival Book Sale
50808 S. Huntington Road
Sat, June 13 • 9:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.


Fourth of July Booksale
Friday, July 3 • 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 4 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Book Nook Hours
Tuesdays • 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Thu, Sat • 1–4:00 p.m.


The Library Book Club
Discuss West with the Night by Beryl Markham.


Discuss Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein.
Thursday, July 16 • 12:00 p.m.



Redmond


Open Computer Lab
Practice or get help with tech questions.
Tuesdays • 1:30–3:00 p.m.
Sat, Jun 27; Jul 25 • 10–11:00 a.m.


Nonprofits
Open Lab (requires registration)
Search for grants using Foundation Directory Online with staff assistance. Register online at the link below.

Introduction to Finding Funders (requires registration)
Find nonprofit grants with Foundation Directory Online. Register online at the link below.


Escape the Ordinary
The Owyhee River Journals
Author Bonnie Olin’s journey into the Canyonlands of the Owyhee River.


Learn Something New
Guitar, photography, languages, computer skills, and more….


David Helfand and Justin Lader Celtic Music
An hour of music with harpist, David Helfand, and violist, Justin Lader.


The Library Book Club
Discuss Mr. Penumbra’s 24-hour Bookstore by Robin Sloan.


Discuss The Orchardist by Amanda Coplin.


Windows 8
Explore Windows 8 with Microsoftcertified instructor Troy Ford.


Art Exhibits
Imagine That!
Third Annual Juried Art Exhibition
May 30–July 10
Reception: June 13 • 6–8:00 p.m.


Silent Reading Room Exhibition
Equine artist Valerie Y. Smith
June–July


SageBrusher’s Art Society of Bend
Multimedia art
July 11–August 14



Sisters


Escape the Ordinary - The Owyhee River Journals
Author Bonnie Olin’s journey into the Canyonlands of the Owyhee River.


Digital Downloads (requires registration)
Get help with eReaders, eBooks, digital music, magazines & more. Register online at the links below.


The Right Car Seat for Your Child
Heather Miller, a Nationally Certified Car Seat Technician fields questions.
Thursday, June 18 • 11:00 a.m.


LunchTalk
Share ideas, stories, and books.


The Library Book Club
Discuss A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra.


Discuss The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce.


Friends of the Sisters Library
Book Corner Bookstore
Tuesdays & Saturdays • 1–3:00 p.m.


Art Exhibits
June: Weaving from Around the World
Central Oregon Spinners & Weavers.
Call (541) 312-1072 for viewing times.

July: In the Extreme
Produced by Portland-based MIX.
Sponsor: Sisters Outdoor Quilt Show.



Sunriver


Escape the Ordinary
Switzerland: Land of Giants
Ready to travel beyond the ordinary? Slide show for travel lovers.


Celtic Music
An hour of music with harpist, David Helfand, and violist, Justin Lader.




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