Deschutes Public Library News

Know Go

Posted By:  Liz Goodrich

Date Posted:  2/25/2014


Know Go Whether you’re on foot, on a bike, or in a car, make sure you get to a library this March for the Know Go series.

We’ll be test riding electric bikes, learning about an ancient pilgrimage route, cycling through Oregon, hiking through Eastern Oregon and doing some adventure travel.


Know Go this March.




Programs


Know Go: Bicycling Through Oregon
Cycling sojourner Ellee Thalheimer on touring Oregon by bike.
Saturday, March 1, 1:00 p.m.
Redmond Library

Sunday, March 2, 1:00 p.m.
Downtown Bend Library
Contact Tina, 541/312-1034, tinad@deschuteslibrary.org


Know Go: One Woman's Journey on the Camino de Santiago
About to turn 70, Loretta Slepikas, planned a pilgrimage in Spain to walk 240 miles of the Camino de Santiago, an ancient pilgrimage that is over a thousand years old. Loretta will present slides and share stories from her journey.
Thursday, March 6, 6:00 p.m.
East Bend Library
Wednesday, March 19, 12:00 p.m.
Sisters Library
Contact Liz, 541/312-1032, lizg@deschuteslibrary.org


Know Go: Adventure Travel
GeoWanderer Philip Price on exploring far-flung destinations.
Friday, March 7, 11:00 a.m.
Sunriver Library
Contact Tina, 541/312-1034, tinad@deschuteslibrary.org


Know Go: The Revolutionary Electric Bike
Sterling McCord, owner of Bend Electric Bikes, discusses the revolutionary electric bike. Test rides to follow presentation.
Saturday, March 8, 2:00 p.m.
Downtown Bend Library

Tuesday, March 11, 6:00 p.m.
Redmond Library
Contact Liz, 541/312-1032, lizg@deschuteslibrary.org


Know Go: Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail in 13 Short Years
Bill Valentine covers the dos and don’ts of preparation for completion of this premier wilderness long-distance trail, whether for a day hike, a summer-long thru-hike or a 13-year odyssey.
Saturday, March 15, 2:00 p.m.
Downtown Bend Library
Contact Liz, 541/312-1032, lizg@deschuteslibrary.org


Know Go: Oregon Backcountry
Hot springs, petroglyphs, red-rock canyons; learn about Eastern Oregon outings with the Oregon Natural Desert Association.
Thursday, March 16, 1:00 p.m.
La Pine Library

Thursday, March 20, 6:00 p.m.
East Bend Library
Contact Tina, 541/312-1034, tinad@deschuteslibrary.org

For more information about this or other library programs, please visit the library website at www.deschuteslibrary.org. People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating or auxiliary aides) should contact Liz at 312-1032.




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