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Redmond Library

Redmond

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Monday10:006:00
Tuesday10:008:00
Wednesday10:006:00
Thursday10:006:00
Friday10:006:00
Saturday10:005:00

827 SW Deschutes Ave
Redmond, OR 97756

Phone: (541) 312-1050
Fax: (541) 548-6358

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The Redmond Library opened its doors in 1996. This 21,210 square foot library is housed in the historic Jessie Hill School building—originally built in 1929—and is located in the heart of the city of Redmond.

The Redmond Library has a vast collection of materials for adults, teens, and children, as well as a growing collection of materials in Spanish. English and Spanish-language programs are offered for all ages. A community meeting room serves as a gathering space for programs, lectures, and story times, and a lovely Silent Reading Room provides a quiet place for reading and reflection. Rotating art exhibitions reflect the talent of the local community. Free WiFi is available throughout the building.

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  • Sep 21 2017

    10:15 AM - Thursday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Participatory music with books, rhymes and bounces. Age 0-3.Stay and play after storytime with age appropriate early learning toys, and visit with new friends.

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  • Sep 21 2017

    11:30 AM - Thursday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Activities, songs and stories for all children but especially designed for children with sensory processing differences. Geared for preschool ages but older children welcome.

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  • Sep 21 2017

    1:00 PM - Thursday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Sarah Kelley and staff from Central Oregon Thrive provide social service help.

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  • Sep 22 2017

    2:00 PM - Friday - Multi-Purpose Room * Registration Required

    A demonstration of the key basics of Windows 10. Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop or tablet with Windows 10.

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  • Sep 23 2017

    10:30 AM - Saturday - Multi-Purpose Room * Registration Required

    Interested in finding out about your family’s history, but don’t know where to start? Learn the basics of genealogy and find out what resources the library has to help you in your quest.

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  • Sep 23 2017

    3:00 PM - Saturday - Silent Reading Room

    Join us to discuss gene editing and its potential impacts on biomedicine, agriculture, energy, and more. Portland State's Dr. Bryan Cwik discusses gene editing and its potential impacts on biomedicine, agriculture, energy, and more. Gene editing is one of the key technologies of the 21st century and the "fourth industrial revolution", with potentially revolutionary impacts in biomedicine, agriculture, energy, and materials science, among others. We will discuss the promises, perils, and prospects of gene editing, and important questions we must tackle in order to use this technology responsibly. Bryan Cwik is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and University Studies at Portland State University. He earned his PhD at the University of Virginia, and prior to coming to Portland he was a postdoc at Penn State and taught at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. He works in biomedical ethics, and teaches courses on biotechnology and the ethics of emerging medical technologies, global health, and environmental philosophy, among other topics.

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  • Sep 25 2017

    1:00 PM - Monday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Sarah Kelley and staff from Thrive will be on hand to answer social service questions, including housing related, healthcare access and more.

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  • Sep 26 2017

    1:30 PM - Tuesday - Multi-Purpose Room

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

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  • Sep 27 2017

    10:15 AM - Wednesday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Early learning storytime with books, songs, rhymes, crafts to develop early literacy skills. Age 3-5.

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  • Sep 27 2017

    1:30 PM - Wednesday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Plan library programs, meet new people, eat snacks! (12-17 yrs)

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  • Sep 28 2017

    10:15 AM - Thursday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Participatory music with books, rhymes and bounces. Age 0-3.Stay and play after storytime with age appropriate early learning toys, and visit with new friends.

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  • Sep 28 2017

    11:30 AM - Thursday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Activities, songs and stories for all children but especially designed for children with sensory processing differences. Geared for preschool ages but older children welcome.

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  • Sep 28 2017

    1:00 PM - Thursday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Sarah Kelley and staff from Central Oregon Thrive provide social service help.

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  • Sep 30 2017

    3:00 PM - Saturday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Hear how industrialization affected the world and U.S. economy and changed economic relationships across classes. Industrialization dramatically changed relationships across the world and U.S. economy. The relationships between workers and their government, workers and managers and different kinds of workers with each other, and even workers and their own families changed profoundly. The very notion of what it meant "to work" forever changed in the 19th century, affecting us powerfully even today. COCC history professor Murray Godfrey will discuss the how the industrialization process occurred in the United States and Pacific Northwest, and how it affected economic relationships across classes.Murray A. Godfrey is Assistant Professor of history in the World Languages and Cultures department at Central Oregon Community College where he has worked since 2012. He received a Master of Arts degree in History from Texas State University specializing in the history of 17th and 18th century North America. Prior to coming to Central Oregon, Murray previously taught for Austin Community College in Austin, TX and Alamo Community College District in San Antonio, TX.

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