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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 varied collection of English and Spanish language materials for adults, teens, and children. 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. Free WiFi is available throughout the building.

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  • May 30 2020

    3:00 PM - Saturday -

    ONLINE ONLY
    A link to view this program online will be provided here at 3:00 p.m. Saturday, May 30.

    Learn about the history and background of Oregon's fire lookouts and tips on how to visit them yourself.

    Portland author Cheryl Hill will talk about the history and background of Oregon’s fire lookouts, highlight some of the interesting stories she came across while researching "Fire Lookouts of Oregon", and discuss the current state of lookouts in Oregon. She will also have some tips on visiting and renting lookouts.

    Oregon native Cheryl Hill is a photographer, hiker, lookout enthusiast, and lifelong history buff. She works as a librarian in a public library and in her free time she volunteers with the Forest Service and several non-profits, goes hiking and backpacking, and works towards her goal of visiting every incorporated town in Oregon and every standing lookout in Oregon. She is the author of Arcadia Publishing’s Mount Hood National Forest (2014) and Fire Lookouts of Oregon (2016). Visit her website for more information at www.cherylhill.net

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  • Jun 1 2020

    11:30 AM - Monday -

    Gather 'round for a live reading of the beginning of The Night Fairy, one of Oregon’s Battle of the Books title for the 2020-2021 school year.

    This book is available for checkout via Hoopla and Overdrive, free with your Deschutes Public Library card.

    Part one of our three part series around The Night Fairy, a 2020-2021 OBOB selection for grades 3-5.

    Register through the link below.

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  • Jun 1 2020

    6:00 PM - Monday -

    A link to view this program online will be provided at 6:00 p.m. on June 1.

    Pandemics have happened before COVID 19. Learn how residents were impacted by the Great Influenza of 1918 and how our community responded.

    That 1918 flu pandemic killed three to five percent of the world's population, making it one of the deadliest natural disasters in human history. Join Kelly Cannon-Miller of the Deschutes Historical Museum at the library to learn about the influenza epidemic of 1918 and how it affected Central Oregon.

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  • Jun 2 2020

    10:00 AM - Tuesday -

    Get online help with your technology questions using Zoom.

    Meet one-on-one with library staff using Zoom conferencing software to get help with your basic technology questions. Staff can help you access and use the library's digital downloads including eBooks, streaming TV and movies and magazines; give guidance on common computer software including Microsoft Office and Internet browsers; and general smartphone and tablet operating questions.

    Staff is unable to help with tech-support type questions such as malfunctions, downloads and repairs.

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  • Jun 3 2020

    11:00 AM - Wednesday -

    A link to view this program will be provided here on June 3 at 11 AM, or click "View Link" below.

    Enjoy local musician Matthew Gwinup on guitar.

    Matthew Gwinup is a native of Bend Oregon and began his musical life on the piano at the age of five. Matt choose guitar over piano as his primary instrument of study when attending Southern Oregon University, where he graduated in 2007. At SOU Matt performed as much as possible, both solo and with various school groups such as jazz band. He took part in masterclasses by world class musicians such as Guitarist/composer Andrew York. He has been performing and teaching since he finished his degree in 2007. After graduation he continued to work with the SOU guitar department for another year, teaching beginning guitar classes and running guitar ensembles.

    In 2011, Matt moved back to his home town of Bend where he teaches and performs in Central Oregon. Matt taught private lessons and classes at the Cascade School of Music from 2011-2014. He currently teaches out of his private guitar studio located in the south side of Bend. In January of 2014 Matt opened for grammy award winning Hawaiian slack-key guitarist Jeff Peterson during the Tower Theater's Bend Guitar Blast. In 2014-2015 Matt started playing with the newly formed Oregon Guitar trio and they have played around Oregon this past year.

    Matt continues to perform in Central Oregon and beyond with his solo act, as well as with Five Pint Mary (Irish Rock) and the Oregon Guitar Trio, (guitar ensemble). For more info about Matt check out his website, www.matthewgwinup.com. *oo*

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  • Jun 3 2020

    12:00 PM - Wednesday -

    Hear from librarians each week with a new book recommendation.

    Community Librarians will help you find new and exciting eBook reading opportunities. Featured books are from the library's Libby and Hoopla apps so you can start reading!

    A link to this online program will be posted here the day of the event.

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  • Jun 3 2020

    6:00 PM - Wednesday -

    A link to view this program online will be provided here at 6:00 p.m. June 3.

    Art and music by Paul Alan Bennett featuring the night sky.

    Paul's style started with a pair of woolen gloves that he had purchased at the Great Bazaar in Istanbul. Fascinated with their folk patterns and colors, Paul was intrigued and wondered if he could create the knit look using watercolor. Using gouache paint gave him the control he needed to make the threads look real. He liked the look and quickly realized that all cultures have some form of knitting and weaving and that using the technique he could tap into his interest in travel and history. His style brings together his interest in the world of painting and the world of fabric design. Learn more about Paul's are at www.paulalanbennett.com. He recently published "Night Skies," featuring 44 of his paintings about the night sky.

    Paul earned an M.A. from The University of LaVerne, Athens, Greece and a B.F.A. from The Maryland Institute of Art. He has had numerous one-man shows, developed a series of tapestries for Pendleton Woolen Mills, and created numerous paintings for posters, cards and book illustrations. *oo*

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  • Jun 6 2020

    1:00 PM - Saturday -

    A link to view this program online will be provided June 6 at 1:00 p.m.

    Explore the rarely seen natural wonders on your public lands with photographer Mark Darnell.

    Photographer Mark Darnell presents a collection of large, museum quality prints and describes how exploration of our public lands in southeast Oregon can reveal more than we ever dreamed. Find out the distinction between human vision and the photographic process. Come learn more about this intriguing corner of our state with maps and geologic information.


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  • Jun 7 2020

    3:00 PM - Sunday -

    A link to view this program online will be provided at 3:00 p.m. June 7.

    Get on the floor! Let's dance!

    With roots in the Puerto Rican Bronx neighborhoods, the hustle is the iconic dance of the 1970s. With the release of Saturday Night Fever in 1977 dancers from the country were hustling across discos, ballrooms, and living rooms.

    Join dance instructor Cindy Miskowiec for hustle tutorial. Grab a friend and get ready to move!

    Cindy has had a love for all forms of dance for over 35 years. She started taking tap, ballet, and jazz classes at the age of 5 and has been dancing ever since. She danced her way through college and has continued to study ballet as an adult. She has been taking classes and teaching at Terpsichorean Dance Studio since 2013. *oo*

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  • Jun 8 2020

    11:30 AM - Monday -

    Use items from around the house to do crafts inspired by The Night Fairy, one of Oregon's Battle of the Books title for the 2020-2021 school year.

    This book is available for checkout via Hoopla and Overdrive, free with your Deschutes Public Library card.

    Part two of our three part series around The Night Fairy, a 2020-2021 OBOB selection for grades 3-5.

    Join through the link below. Please contact us if you would like to call in using a telephone.

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