Author! Author! Series (Four Nights) – Starting Saturday, September
15, 2012 – Buy Your Tickets Now!
The Deschutes Public Library Foundation is proud to present Author! Author! a literary
series that brings world-class authors to Central Oregon. Author! Author! is a quarterly
series that kicks off in September 2012 and runs through June 2013. Each author
event will include a lively discussion of the author’s current works. The 2012/2013
series is now on sale. Check out the authors:
author of Tuesdays with Morrie
; Five People You’ll
Meet in Heaven
; Have a Little Faith
will present Saturday, September 15,
2012 at 6:00 p.m.
Bend High School Auditorium.
Pulitzer Prize Winner
author of Visit from the Goon Squad
; The Keep
Look at Me
will present Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
Bend High School Auditorium.
Pulitzer Prize Winner
author of The Swerve
; Will in the World: How
Shakespeare became Shakespeare
will present Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
at Bend High School Auditorium.
Edgar Award winner
author of Devil in the White City
; In the Garden of
will present Thursday, June 20, 2013 at 7:00 p.m.
High School Auditorium.
Revenue from ticket sales provides funds to enhance the Library’s services and programs.
100 tickets will be gifted to Deschutes County high school students along with books
by the featured authors.
FREE! Mitch Albom’s The Time Keeper - the first 200 Author! Author! SERIES
subscribers receive a complimentary copy of Mitch Albom’s newest book, The Time Keeper
(released September 2012). Individual author tickets are also available.
For more information or to make a donation to the Deschutes Public Library Foundation,
please visit dplfoundation.org or call
The Deschutes Public Library and the Deschutes Public Library Foundation would like
to thank the Starview Foundation for its generous sponsorship of the Author! Author!
literary series. We couldn’t do it without you!
Libraries Closed for System Upgrades
All Deschutes Public Libraries are CLOSED on Monday, August 27, 2012 for
catalog maintenance and upgrades. Regular Library hours will resume on Tuesday,
Summer Reading Program -- The Fun, Reading, & Prizes Continue
for All Ages in August!
The Library is enjoying one of its busiest Summer Reading Programs to date thanks
to all of you! There is still fun happening through the end of August at your local
library. Check out these remaining Summer Reading Program activities online at:
Free and Fabulous Adult Programs Offered in August and September
Eugene husband and wife writers and poets Michael and Toni Hanner will both read
a selection from their work. An open mic will follow.
August 12, 2012 2:00 p.m. Brooks Room, Downtown Bend Public Library
Getting a Good Night Sleep
Dr. Kelley, of Bend Memorial Clinic, discusses the common causes of insomnia and
sleep apnea. He’ll offer common sense solutions for people who suffer from sleeplessness.
August 20, 2012 12:00 noon Redmond Public Library
August 20, 2012 6:30 pm Brooks Room, Downtown Bend Public Library
Know Mexico: Tamales!
Learn to make tamales with Domestic Goddess Ahja King. Class is limited to 20 participants.
Register at www.deschuteslibrary.org/calendar.
September 8, 2012 12:00 noon Redmond Public Library
September 12, 2012 12:00 noon La Pine Public Library
Know Mexico: Traditional Music of Mexico September 8, 2012
Lewis & Clark Hispanic Studies professor Freddy Vilches and his friends perform
the music of Mexico.
September 8, 2012 3:00 pm Brooks Room, Downtown Bend Public Library
September 9, 2012 2:00 pm Sisters Public Library
Second Sunday: Carl Adamshick
Carl Adamshick received the 2010 Walt Whitman Award from the Academy of American
Poets and the 2012 Oregon Book Award Stafford/Hall Award for poetry for Curses and
September 9, 2012 2:00 pm Brooks Room, Downtown Bend Public Library
Need a Great Beach Read?
Check out the Library’s recommended reads at:
And join The Library’s Book Club at your local library. Learn more here
Know Coffee/Know Books
Bring your favorite eReader and head to Bellatazza for a coffee and free training
on how to use your favorite reading device. This free class is offered every Wednesday
throughout August and September from 1:30 – 2:30 at the downtown Bend Bellatazza
Whychus Creek Watershed Botanical Drawings Exhibit at The Sisters Public Library
From August 2nd through August 30, 65 drawings of native and invasive plant species
will be on display in the Sisters Library’s Community Room. These beautiful drawings
were created by Sisters Middle school students involved in a stewardship project
sponsored by Art Central’s ‘VanGo’ outreach program and the Upper Deschutes Watershed
Buy a raffle ticket to the Friends of the Sisters Library’s quilt raffle. The winner
will be announced September 11.
Journeys Art Quilt Group at The Redmond Public Library
The Friends of the Redmond Library Art Committee is pleased to present a display
of fiber art by the Journeys Art Quilt Group. The exhibition opens Saturday,
August 4, 2012, and continues through September 29, 2012 at the Redmond Public Library.
The group will be exhibiting thirty-five pieces of art. Select pieces will be for
sale with a 20% contribution going to support of the Redmond Friends of the Library
which sponsors the Art Committee and art exhibits at the Library.
The Quilters will be hosting a reception on September 8th from 1:00 – 3:00 PM.
The Redmond Library is located at 827 SW Deschutes Ave. For additional information,
contact Shandel Gamer 541-526-5073 or email@example.com
or Linda Barker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mark Your Calendars for Upcoming Book Sales!
Friends of the Sunriver Area Library book sale: August 31 from 10:00 a.m. – 7:00
p.m. and Sept 1 from 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Friends of the Bend Libraries book sale: October 6th & 7th
Check out La Pine Public Library’s Book Nook on Tuesdays and Sundays each week.
Friends of the Redmond Library’s book store is open every day in the back of the
Redmond Library… check it out for some great deals!
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