The Library Presents Award-winning Author & Illustrator Jan Brett at the Tower Theatre!
New York Times bestselling children's author and illustrator Jan Brett will give a free presentation at the Tower Theatre on October 20 at 10 a.m. Jan will speak for about 20 minutes, as well as draw large illustrations from her latest book, Mossy.
Autographing and book sales will follow. In addition, Jan's travel bus, decorated with illustrations from Mossy, will be at the Tower Theatre, along with special appearances from Hedgie, beginning at 9 a.m. Check with your local library for ticket (free) availability.
Library Foundation presents Pulitzer Prize-winning Author Jennifer Egan
Save the date to see Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jennifer Egan – Thursday, January 10 at 6:00 p.m. Ms. Egan will present at Bend High Auditorium as part of the Library Foundation’s Author! Author! literary series. Jennifer Egan is the author of several books including A Visit from the Goon Squad; The Keep; and Look at Me.
For more information and to purchase tickets go to www.dplfoundation.org.
The Author! Author! literary series is made possible by the Starview Foundation, Bendbroadband, The Bulletin, and Oregon Humanities.
Know Politics Month at the Library
More than 125 residents participated in an open forum with the four Secretary of State candidates, including existing Secretary of State Kate Brown and local candidate Knute Buehler. Photo - KTVZ.com.
Know Politics: Broccoli, Marijuana, and Commerce: FDR's Constitution, or Ayn Rand's?
Do you subscribe to Keynesian or Laissez Faire economic theory? Does FDR's New Deal or Ayn Rand’s vision appeal to you? OSU-Cascades Political Science professor James Foster examines the controversy that continues to swirl around the appropriate role for government in managing/regulating the American economy.
October 21, 2012 - 2:00 pm
Sisters Public Library
Know Politics: The “U” Word: A Historical and Political Look at Reproductive Rights in the U.S.
Professor Jamie Bufalino from the University of Oregon explores the “war on women,” one of several hot-button topics in the 2012 election. Intimately tied to the current debate over government-sponsored health care, the rhetoric and policies surrounding women’s reproductive freedoms place women’s bodies at ground zero of the political debate. This talk will explore history and place current rhetoric regarding reproductive rights within the context of larger social, political, and economic trends.
October 27, 2012 - 3:00 pm
Redmond Public Library
October 28, 2012 - 2:00 pm
Downtown Bend Public Library
Energy Education at the La Pine Library
Do you want to reduce your utility bills and make your home more comfortable this winter? Join in the free class, offered by NeighborImpact and the Library, where you’ll learn how to save money and energy in your home. Each household in attendance will receive a free energy saving kit that includes light bulbs, a low-flow shower head, and a thermometer. This class is part of NeighborImpact’s Weatherization Program. To sign up, call (541) 316-2034 or visit www.neighborimpact.org/energy_ed.html.
October 30, 2012 - Noon
La Pine Public Library
Friends of the Libraries
The Friends of the Bend Libraries will be accepting entries for their upcoming Photography Art Exhibit on November 6, 2012, from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. at the Hutchinson Room in the Downtown Bend Library. For more information contact 541.389.9846
The Friends of the Redmond Library Art Committee is delighted to present an exhibition of art by well-known local artist Linda Shelton. The exhibition, “Fine and Whimsical Art,” will be held in the library’s Silent Reading Room, and runs from October through November 2012. For additional information, contact Shandel Gamer at 541-526-5073 or email@example.com or Solomon Kaleialoha, Silent Reading Room Coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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