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East Bend Library

East Bend

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62080 Dean Swift Rd.
Bend, OR 97701

Phone: (541) 330-3760
Fax: (541) 389-9882

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The East Bend Library opened its doors in 2011 and is the newest addition to the Deschutes Public Library System. This library is located across from The Forum shopping center right off of Highway 20. The East Bend Library is a rented 8,000 square foot storefront designed by Jim Landin and BRLB/GGL Architects of Bend.

This small and mighty library offers full services such as books, music, and movies; public computers; a community meeting room and hosts library-sponsored lectures and presentations as well as story times; and an interactive Early Learning space for children. Several of the library’s programs for adults and children are offered in English and Spanish. Free WiFi is available throughout the building.

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  • Feb 20 2020

    10:15 AM - Thursday - Meeting Room

    A gentle storytime for infant and caregiver. 0-18 mo.

    Babies need to hear stories, right from the beginning. You and your little one will join other families and hear very simple stories, songs and rhymes that will help to build a love of books and words. Only 15 minutes long! Then stay and play.

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  • Feb 20 2020

    11:00 AM - Thursday - Meeting Room

    Free 30-minute walk-in social service consultation to connect to housing, medical and mental health resources and more. For more information visit: www.thrivecentraloregon.org

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  • Feb 22 2020

    9:30 AM - Saturday - Meeting Room

    Interactive storytime with songs, rhymes, crafts. 0-5 yrs.

    Bring all your young children for a storytime that offers books for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Everyone will hear how storytime is fun for everyone with opportunities to sing, join in on movement rhymes, and be creative with crafts. 25 min.

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  • Feb 22 2020

    2:00 PM - Saturday - Meeting Room

    Observe the art of Japanese flower arranging.

    Learn about Japanese and Japanese-American history and culture through a live ikebana demonstration in the style of the Toin Misho school. Ikebana is the ancient Japanese art of flower arranging that dates back to the 7th century. There are many schools of ikebana, each school emphasizes their own set of rules and philosophy. The demonstration will cover the fundamentals of ikebana and will feature material found in Central Oregon to highlight how this art form serves as a bridge for cross-cultural understanding.

    Rachel Alm began practicing ikebana in the style of the Toin Misho school at the age of 7 while attending Josui Gakuin, a small Japanese language and culture school in Honolulu, Hawaii. The Toin Misho school was established in Kalihi, Hawaii during the 1970s and is a branch of the Misho School, which was founded in 1807 in Osaka, Japan. She received an advanced certificate in ikebana at the age of 12 after exhibiting her work in Honolulu City Hall. Rachel currently lives in Central Oregon and her style has evolved to adapt her formal ikebana training to capture the unique beauty of the high desert landscape.

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  • Feb 24 2020

    10:00 AM - Monday - Meeting Room

    Mimicking Mammals: Become a high desert mammal for the day! Sing like a coyote, look for squirrel evidence, build your own beaver home, swim like an otter, and make a beautiful bat to take home.

    Limited to 30 children and their caregivers.

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  • Feb 25 2020

    3:00 PM - Tuesday -

    Practice or get help with basic tech tasks and questions.

    Practice computer skills! Problem-solve with staff! Find answers to your e-reader questions! Free and open to the public. Use a library computer or bring your own. No registration required.

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  • Feb 27 2020

    11:00 AM - Thursday - Meeting Room

    Free 30-minute walk-in social service consultation to connect to housing, medical and mental health resources and more. For more information visit: www.thrivecentraloregon.org

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  • Mar 3 2020

    10:30 AM - Tuesday - Meeting Room

    Tiempo de cuentos interactivo con canciones, rimas y manualidades. Edades 0-5.Traiga a todos su pequeñitos a este tiempo de cuentos que ofrece libros para bebés, niños pequeños y preescolares. Todos aprenderán lo divertido que es el tiempo de cuentos con oportunidades para cantar, participar en rimas de movimiento y ser creativos con manualidades. Duración: 25 minutos.
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  • Mar 3 2020

    3:00 PM - Tuesday - Meeting Room

    Practice or get help with basic tech tasks and questions.

    Practice computer skills! Problem-solve with staff! Find answers to your e-reader questions! Free and open to the public. Use a library computer or bring your own. No registration required.

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  • Mar 3 2020

    6:00 PM - Tuesday - Meeting Room

    Learn about what is available now and the role electric vehicles will play in the future.

    Rapid advances over the last 10 years have changed the way we get around. Come join The Environmental Center's Electric Mobility expert, Neil Baunsgard to learn about what is available now and what is yet to come in future electric vehicles.

    Working through The Environmental Center he has spent that last 4 years working to accelerate the adoption of new, clean technology such as LED lighting, Hybrid Water Heaters, and Electric vehicles of all shapes and sizes.

    *asl*

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  • Mar 4 2020

    9:30 AM - Wednesday - Meeting Room

    An active storytime with stories, songs & movement rhymes.
    18-36 mo.

    Toddlers like to move so this storytime features not only the best stories, but plenty of participation through songs and action rhymes. Your child will be introduced to letter sounds, vocabulary, and the fun of interacting with you and others. 25 min.

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  • Mar 4 2020

    10:30 AM - Wednesday - Meeting Room

    Stories, songs, rhymes, crafts to develop early literacy skills. 3-5 yrs.

    Early literacy skills to get your child ready to learn to read are the focus of these storytimes. You and your child will hear great stories while also becoming more familiar with letter sounds, rhyming, vocabulary, and print. Plus there will be directions to follow, which will help prepare for kindergarten. 30 min.

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  • Mar 5 2020

    10:15 AM - Thursday - Meeting Room

    A gentle storytime for infant and caregiver. 0-18 mo.

    Babies need to hear stories, right from the beginning. You and your little one will join other families and hear very simple stories, songs and rhymes that will help to build a love of books and words. Only 15 minutes long! Then stay and play.

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  • Mar 5 2020

    11:00 AM - Thursday - Meeting Room

    Free 30-minute walk-in social service consultation to connect to housing, medical and mental health resources and more. For more information visit: www.thrivecentraloregon.org

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  • Mar 5 2020

    4:00 PM - Thursday - Meeting Room * Registration Required

    Your struggling reader can build their reading confidence with reading to a dog!

    This is a chance for struggling readers to read one on one with a dog and her trainer. Kids will have the opportunity to read with Callie, a Pet Partners certified therapy dog for 15 minutes. Parents, we will ask that you wait outside the room. This gives readers the opportunity to feel most comfortable about reading read without being overheard by too many people.

    You can bring your own book, or choose one of ours. We will have a selection of books in a variety of reading levels available for readers to choose from.

    Registration is recommended but we will fill any empty spots with last minute walk-ins. We have room for 4 readers. Registered attendees will be assigned a time 15 minutes before the event beings. First come-first serve. Please make sure you are on time.

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  • Mar 5 2020

    6:30 PM - Thursday - Meeting Room

    A fashion show of restyled and upcycled discarded clothing!

    The fashion industry has a disastrous impact on the environment. It is the second largest polluter in the world, second only to the oil industry. Upcycled fashion reduces fashion waste and is one answer to the increasing environmental damage of the fashion industry. This upcycled fashion show will include examples of altering used clothing into a variety of fashion styles including Boho Chic, Lagenlook, Post-Apocalyptic, Street Wear, Ethnic, Sophisticated Casual and Goth.

    Linda Barker of SecondTour Design has been creating distinctive jewelry from repurposed materials for over a decade and participates in numerous shows throughout Oregon and Washington. Her newest passion in recycling and reusing is creating engaging upcycled clothing from thrift store and garage sale finds. Barker strives to inspire you to modify existing garments to enhance your unique personal style, thereby positively affecting the environment.

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  • Mar 7 2020

    9:30 AM - Saturday - Meeting Room

    Interactive storytime with songs, rhymes, crafts. 0-5 yrs.

    Bring all your young children for a storytime that offers books for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. Everyone will hear how storytime is fun for everyone with opportunities to sing, join in on movement rhymes, and be creative with crafts. 25 min.

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  • Mar 7 2020

    2:00 PM - Saturday - Meeting Room * Registration Required

    Make and take a cobra braid paracord bracelet. For ages 10+. Registration required.

    Create your own custom and super useful paracord bracelet or keychain following simple, step-by-step instructions during this hour long program. Wear it on your wrist or store it in your bugout bag! Supplies limited

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  • Mar 9 2020

    10:30 AM - Monday - Meeting Room

    Movement and stories to develop skills. 3-5 yrs.

    Movement and literacy skills are closely connected. Your child will hear stories that include singing, and will have the chance to dance, play musical instruments and build motor skills. 30 min.

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  • Mar 10 2020

    10:30 AM - Tuesday - Meeting Room

    Tiempo de cuentos interactivo con canciones, rimas y manualidades. Edades 0-5.Traiga a todos su pequeñitos a este tiempo de cuentos que ofrece libros para bebés, niños pequeños y preescolares. Todos aprenderán lo divertido que es el tiempo de cuentos con oportunidades para cantar, participar en rimas de movimiento y ser creativos con manualidades. Duración: 25 minutos.
    *ls*

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  • Mar 10 2020

    3:00 PM - Tuesday - Meeting Room

    Practice or get help with basic tech tasks and questions.

    Practice computer skills! Problem-solve with staff! Find answers to your e-reader questions! Free and open to the public. Use a library computer or bring your own. No registration required.

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