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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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  • Aug 8 2020

    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*

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  • Aug 8 2020

    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.

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  • Aug 10 2020

    10:00 AM - Monday -

    Create a vase to hold a beautiful bouquet of flowers.

    Using just four simple supplies you will create a vase to house some beautiful flowers. Draw a vase or pot on the cardboard with the black marker, then poke holes above that flowers can slide into.

    Now it's time to take a walk! What flowers are growing in your grass? Pick a few! Are there any flowers in your garden you're allowed to pick? Take one or two! Is there any greenery that might fill out your bouquet? Pick that too!

    Whatever you do, and wherever you go to collect flowers and greenery for your bouquet make sure it's okay to pick and make sure to leave some behind for others to enjoy.To participate in this project you will need:
    - Cardboard (6"x8" minimum)
    - Black marker or pen
    - Pencil or nail (to poke holes)
    - Flowers or other garden flora

    To view this program, click the link below or type this link into your browser (https://bit.ly/2Y5hXlY). This link will take you to a playlist where you will find this program and more fun family programs.

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  • Aug 11 2020

    10:00 AM - Tuesday -

    Fun story times with community librarians.
    New English-language story times are posted every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 a.m.*oo*

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  • Aug 11 2020

    12:00 PM - Tuesday -

    Learn to format your Microsoft Word documents so they look their best!

    Join Deschutes Public Library Librarian Graham Fox to learn or re-learn all of the basic Word formatting options and experiment with the headings options during this interactive online class.

    Join the Zoom meeting here: https://zoom.us/j/99043768286
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  • Aug 11 2020

    6:00 PM - Tuesday -

    A link to view this program online will be available beginning August 11 at 6:00 p.m.

    Learn how to align your investments and your values with Jack Schniepp, CFP.

    Jack Schniepp discusses the value of choosing Socially Responsible Investments (SRI) when making a financial plan. This approach allows clients to match their values with their portfolio selections. During the presentation Jack demonstrates how this is accomplished through incorporating Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) investment screening criteria.

    Jack Schniepp CFP, is the founder of a local financial planning and investment management firm called Cascade Financial Strategies. His firm specializes in providing Socially Responsible Investing. Jack authors the SRIBend.com blog now in its 6th year. It provides information about ESG issues and tips for selecting sustainable and responsible investments. CFS is the sole Central OR member of the US Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment (USSIF) which is one of the only organizations where financial advisors can access resources, ideas and the latest news regarding the sustainable investment realm.

    Jack graduated from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, CA with a degree in social science and a secondary teaching credential. He then went on to obtain a Master's degree from East Stroudsburg University in PA. He is an active participant with many Central Oregon non-profits, and he and his wife Stacy reside in Bend and are involved in the many local activities and organizations that revolve around their eight children (yes you read that right).

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  • Aug 12 2020

    10:00 AM - Wednesday -

    This program will be available beginning August 12, 2020 at https://bit.ly/2zIml0W

    Explore a famous museum - The Modern Art Museum or The Portland Art Museum. Take a closer look at your favorite paintings including art by Jackson Pollock, Helen Frankenthaler and other abstract artists.

    Create your own masterpiece with a variety of unexpected materials, marbles and paint.

    To participate in this project you will need:
    - paper (any size)
    - paint or toothpaste
    - marbles, a bouncy ball or small round rocks
    - unusual objects found outside or in. (That you don't mind covered in paint.)
    - one container (big enough for your paper to fit into.)

    See the link below to watch the video, and find other similar programs!
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  • Aug 12 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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  • Aug 12 2020

    12:00 PM - Wednesday -

    Regular library board meeting.

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  • Aug 12 2020

    6:30 PM - Wednesday -

    This live webinar will be held via Zoom.
    Register here: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_FvcPR88QTXCCGD53phrBqw

    A recorded video of this program will be available beginning Thursday, August 20th at 6:30 p.m.

    Today’s beer consumer has more options than ever, and when faced with hundreds of different beers, how do you choose what to drink? Join beer writer and aficionado, Jon Abernathy, for a presentation on beer styles, and a special BYOB virtual tasting. 21+.

    If you want to sip along, purchase a total of 4 beers, one of each of the four beer styles in this list put together by Jon Abernathy:

    BEER LIST:
    Hazy IPA (also called New England IPA, and can include Milkshake IPA)
    1. Sunriver Brewing makes excellent hazy IPAs, though I don't know what specifically is on the shelves right now; anything labeled as such is a great choice
    2. Boss Rambler Beer Club brews a number of hazies very much to the new style; the Sea Dodge IPA can be ordered from their website, and others are on tap at their taproom
    3. Deschutes Brewery's Fresh Haze Hazy IPA is approachable and a good choice too.
    4. Any other Hazy IPA in this category would be fine, depending on what's available.

    Sour beers -particularly the "kettle sour" style that is soured with lactobacillus
    1. Bend Brewing Company's Ching Ching is a great starting beer in this category that includes fruit
    2. Wild Ride Brewing has their line of Tarty to the Party sours, also with fruit
    3. 10 Barrel's Crush series are all sours and offer some variety
    4. Immersion Brewing has a sour called Sexy Girlfriend as well

    Pilsner and other craft lagers
    1. Crux Pilz from Crux Fermentation Project is a terrific example of these new(er) American craft lagers
    2. Worthy Brewing has Sol Power Pilsner which is another nice one
    3. Three Creeks Brewing Tres Arroyos Mexican Lager
    4. Cascade Lakes Brewing High Desert Lotus Pils

    Porter - going back to a classic style
    1. Deschutes' Black Butte Porter is a style benchmark and definitely a great choice
    2. Three Creeks' FivePine Chocolate Porter is excellent as well
    3. Wild Ride's Nut Crusher Peanut Butter Porter is fun for a flavorful twist
    4. Any other porter or even another dark style like stout is fine and I can answer questions about.Jon Abernathy wrote "Bend Beer: A History of Brewing in Central Oregon", and has been blogging about craft beer since 2004 when he launched “The Brew Site,” a blog dedicated to all things beer and brewing that has documented the change and rapid growth of the local brewing scene. Jon’s been drinking and homebrewing beer for far longer, judges homebrew competitions, and served as the president of the local Central Oregon Homebrewers Organization for three years. Learn more at his blog https://www.thebrewsite.com/ *zm*

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  • Aug 13 2020

    10:00 AM - Thursday -

    Fun story times with community librarians.
    New English-language story times are posted every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 a.m.*oo*

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  • Aug 13 2020

    12:00 PM - Thursday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Discuss "Little Fires Everywhere" by Celeste Ng. Join our online meeting via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/97696011875

    Bring your lunch, and feed your mind at this thought-provoking and fun book club.

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  • Aug 13 2020

    6:00 PM - Thursday -

    Acompañen a su bibliotecario en una noche de canto. ¿Les gustan las canciones del tiempo de cuentos? ¿Quieren aprender canciones y juegos de mano para hacer en casa? Afinen bien sus voces y únanse con nosotros para una noche de canto y diversión. Toda la familia está invitada y se les anima a todos participar.
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  • Aug 14 2020

    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.

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  • Aug 14 2020

    10:00 AM - Friday -

    Use a few simple ingredients to make a fragrant sugar scrub for yourself or to gift to someone else!

    To participate in this program you will need:
    Granulated Sugar (1/2 cup)
    Coconut Oil (1/2 cup)
    Essential Oil OR 2 tablespoons of citrus zest from the peel of an orange, lemon, or grapefruit
    1/2 cup measuring utensil
    A small container or mason jar to hold finished product

    To view this program, click the link below or type this link into your browser: https://bit.ly/37HW3bM. This link will take you to a playlist where you will find this program and more fun teen programs.

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  • Aug 15 2020

    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.
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  • Aug 17 2020

    10:00 AM - Monday -

    Make a simple woven basket out of paper!

    Learn the basics of weaving with supplies you might have around the house. You'll make a small basket for the collection of summer treasures.

    Supplies:
    Nine strips of paper, 1 inch wide, and color, or multiple colors
    Glue, tape, and/or staples and a stapler

    Optional:
    Coloring tools to decorate your basket (pens, crayons, colored pencils, etc.)

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