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.
10:00 AM - Friday -
Join us every Friday in July and August for a scavenger hunt that people of all ages can enjoy. Visit our YouTube channel for a new hunt every Friday. *oo*
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10:00 AM - Saturday -
Divertidos tiempos de cuentos virtuales con sus bibliotecarios.Toda la familia está invitada a este tiempo de cuentos virtual que ofrece libros para bebés, niños pequeños y preescolares. Instalaciones nuevas se estrenan en YouTube cada sábado a las 10am. Para ver este programa, haga clic en el enlace de abajo o introduzca esta dirección a su navegador web; https://bit.ly/2Vfrh53. Este enlace lo llevara a una lista donde encontrara este programa u otros programas familiares divertidos. *oo* *ls*
1:00 PM - Saturday -
Sus bibliotecarios bilingües recomiendan un libro nuevo cada semana.Bibliotecarios bilingües Rodrigo y Carly les ayuda a encontrar su próximo libro electrónico o audiolibro. Subrayamos libros que disponibles en la plataforma Hoopla o Libby, para que UD pueda empezar a leer de una vez.*oo* *ls*
10:00 AM - Tuesday -
This program will be available Tuesdays and Thursdays via YouTube at https://bit.ly/2YaurcaJoin community librarians for songs, rhymes, stories and fun!Experts agree that talking, singing, reading, writing and playing with your young child will prepare them for learning how to read, and will teach them the six skills needed to read. A child who enters kindergarten with a strong vocabulary, a love of books, and a familiarity with playing with words, has a definite advantage. You can help those skills develop with story time!For more information about early literacy and how to talk, read, rhyme, play and write with your child, visit: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/kids/literacy*oo*
12:00 PM - Tuesday -
Learn to create free interactive online forms that help collect data. Join via Zoom here: https://zoom.us/j/99598184101*zm*
5:30 PM - Tuesday -
Join lawyers from Legal Aid Services of Central Oregon online through Zoom as they discuss current Oregon landlord-tenant law. Learn about your rights and responsibilities as a tenant in Oregon, including repairs, evictions, discrimination, accessing housing, security deposits and COVID-19 updates. This is a general presentation, presenters are unable to answer questions about specific cases.Register in advance for this webinar:https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KE33GlnGTpij0A6D4cB02gAfter registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.Legal Aid Services of Oregon (LASO) is a statewide non-profit organization that provides access to legal help for people to protect their livelihoods, their health, and their families. LASO's mission is to achieve justice for the low-income communities of Oregon by providing a full range of the highest quality civil legal services.**zm**
6:00 PM - Tuesday -
A link to view this program will be available beginning September 22 at 6:00 p.m.Professor James Stanley Harrison explores the history of Blacks in Oregon.During his presentation, Harrison will examine major events in the history of Blacks in Oregon from the 17th century to the 1960s and highlight the unvarnished truth of a successful fight against oppression within national and international contexts.Professor James Stanley Harrison is a retired instructor of history and humanities on the Cascade Campus of Portland Community College in North Portland. He has been on the PCC faculty since 1993. During his tenure, he received the Excellence in Teaching award and was admitted to the prestigious Great Teachers Institute. He taught a wide range of courses including History of Africa, History of Religion in the U.S., and History of Mexico. Harrison holds graduate degrees in History from Hunter College, Curriculum and Educational Administration from Gonzaga University, and Pastoral Ministry from the University of Portland. He presents and publishes regularly about the intersection of racism and history. During the mid-1960s he was a member of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE) in New York City and participated in several demonstrations and marches against discriminatory policies; he was also engaged in a voter registration and education programs. In 1972, he went to his native South Carolina to campaign for Mrs. Victoria DeLee, the first Black candidate for Congress from that state since Reconstruction; unfortunately, she lost her primary election bid. Professor Harrison lives in Portland with his wife Barbara. They have three adult daughters and six grandchildren. *oo*
6:30 PM - Tuesday -
Stories to get you ready for bed. 0-5 yrs. Join via ZoomDid you have a busy day? Join Sheila this evening for some stories to calm you down! Get in your pajamas and settle in for some bedtime stories read aloud!*zm*
7:00 PM - Tuesday -
Stream this live forum here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDBZlX_sr3OK0hQSSvNwW6Q or click on the View Program link above.Hear from Congressional District 2 candidates Cliff Benz and Alex Spenser.Submit questions in advance to https://lwvdeschutes.org/2020-primary-audience-questions/ or https://lwvdeschutes.org/ask-your-candidate/ Forums are in partnership with the City Club of of Central Oregon and Deschutes County League of Women Voters. *yt*
6:30 PM - Wednesday -
This is a live webinar. Click here to receive the Zoom link: https://zoom.us/j/92423198094?pwd=OGdCQXppa2xUVGdCUTBlQWxvQUVWQT09Explore burnout and coping during challenging times. We are all navigating the unfamiliar waters of COVID19, while also witnessing and/or participating in an anti-racist movement. Burnout syndrome is defined as emotional, physical, and mental exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. Explore hope burnout, resiliency, meaning making, and the art of self-compassion. Learn tools and techniques to help understand, prevent, and cope with burnout and compassion fatigue during these challenging times. Psycho-education, mindfulness, and brief solution focused strategies will be covered and a brief Q & A discussion will be facilitated following the program. Dr. Sabrina Hadeed is a Licensed Professional Counselor, supervisor, and counselor educator here in Bend with over 14 years of experience in the mental health field. In her workshops and trainings, she brings a holistic view that is practical and engaging. *zm*
10:00 AM - Thursday -
6:00 PM - Thursday -
A link to view this program will be avaialable on September 24 at 6:00 p.m.The final installment of Deschutes by the Decade explores recent events that shaped our county.The Deschutes Public Library turns 100 years old in 2020! We celebrate our 100th anniversary with a new series of programs titled "Deschutes by the Decades." This series will explore and reflect upon Deschutes County's history through the last ten decades. Although there has been tremendous change over these 100 years, the Deschutes Public Library's commitment and dedication to serve the residents and communities in Deschutes County has stayed steadfast. *oo*
Read any book you'd like and come share in a fun round robin format that includes interactive trivia! Join via Zoom here: https://zoom.us/j/94265952690Share your read with other participants, test your literature and library trivia skills, and learn about new great read in this hour long event.*zm*
7:00 PM - Thursday -
Stream this live forum here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDBZlX_sr3OK0hQSSvNwW6Q or click on the View Program link above.Hear from Redmond City Council candidates Don Crouch, Clifford B. Evelyn Sr., Ed Fitch, Michael A. Kusinska, Ronald H. Osmundson, David Wegener and Shannon Wedding.Submit questions in advance to https://lwvdeschutes.org/2020-primary-audience-questions/ or https://lwvdeschutes.org/ask-your-candidate/Forums are in partnership with the City Club of of Central Oregon and Deschutes County League of Women Voters. *yt*
Stream this live forum here https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCDBZlX_sr3OK0hQSSvNwW6Q or click on the View Program link above.Hear from Secretary of State candidates Shemia Fagan, Nathalie Paravocomo, Kim Thatcher and Kyle Markley.Submit questions in advance to https://lwvdeschutes.org/2020-primary-audience-questions/ or https://lwvdeschutes.org/ask-your-candidate/Forums are in partnership with the City Club of of Central Oregon and Deschutes County League of Women Voters.
3:00 PM - Friday -
This program will be available at https://zoom.us/j/96034824014. Hosts will open the Zoom room 5 minutes before the program begins.Put on your smarty pants for this live trivia experience.Are you a know-it-all? Do random facts stick in your head, or are you always quoting your favorite movie? Join DPL librarians Sami and April for three rounds of live trivia. Keep track of your score at home and well see who will reign as Trivia Master!To join this program, click the link below or type this link into your browser: https://zoom.us/j/96034824014. *zm*
12:00 PM - Saturday -
Get an unbelievable, and safe view of the Sun. Please bring your mask and practice social distancing. Telescope will be sanitized between family groups. Look for sunspots as big as Earth and giant loops of gas called prominences using telescopes provided by Oregon Observatory at Sunriver. Observatory staff will gladly explain what you are looking at, and for.
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