Deschutes Public Library’s Second ever How-To Festival

The How-To Fest has 25 free sessions on a wide variety of subjects. You are welcome to go to as many as you please. You may change sessions mid-way through. We only ask that you do so quietly.

June 9, 2018, 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Redmond Library

“How-to...” morning sessions

10 a.m.

Make a tile mosaic with Jesica Carlton. MEETING ROOM

Be a well-mannered diner with Sam DeLuca. READING ROOM

Make a nutritious snack for your family with Kaitlin Greene. JUVENILE READING.

Make a frame for Father’s Day. JUVENILE CRAFT

Make a pinwheel. JUVENILE CRAFT

Spin and weave with Central Oregon Spinners & Weavers Guild. ADULT NONFICTION

Explore virtual and augmented realities with Jenny Pedersen. ADULT FICTION

Build a cold frame with Fred Olson. EAST LAWN

10:30 a.m.

Basic bike repairs with Empowering Youth Bicycle Program. NORTH LAWN

Fly a drone with Chuck Allen WEST LAWN

11:00 a.m.

Prevent food waste with the Environmental Center. SPANISH

11:15 a.m.

Identify wild plants with Deschutes Land Trust. READING ROOM

11:30 a.m.

Get started in glassblowing with Amber Gitnes. EAST LAWN

Understand your dog with Fred Olson from Pals with Paws. (You may bring a well-behaved dog on leash.) WEST LAWN

“How-to...” afternoon sessions


Use a pressure canner with OSU Master Preservers. MEETING ROOM

12:30 p.m.

Use Twitter with Paige Bentley-Flannery. READING ROOM

Use your binoculars with Deschutes Land Trust. (Bring your own binoculars.) JUVENILE READING. & OUTSIDE

1 p.m.

Make a butterfly feeder.JUVENILE CRAFT

1:15 p.m.

Raise backyard chickens with Adrienne Smith. READING ROOM

1:30 p.m.

Hand-stitch a pouch with Sara Q. Thompson. READING ROOM

Make an adjustable necklace with Chandra vanEijnsbergen. JUVENILE READING.

2:00 p.m.

How to play chess with the Redmond Chess Club. ADULT NONFICTION

2:30 p.m.

Make a leather bracelet with DIY Cave. READING ROOM

2:45 p.m.

Sell crafts online with Kimberly Krueger. JUVENILE READING.

3:00 p.m.

Practice everyday mindfulness with Tanya Beard.JUVENILE READING. & OUTSIDE

Deschutes Public Library thanks the following businesses, groups, and presenters of the How-To Fest: Chuck Allen, Tanya Beard, Paige Bentley-Flannery, Jesica Carlton, Central Oregon Spinners & Weavers Guild, Sam DeLuca, Deschutes Land Trust, DIY Cave, Empowering Youth Bicycle Program, Environmental Center, Amber Gitnes, Kaitlin Greene, Kimberly Krueger, Fred Olson, OSU Master Preservers, Pals with Paws, Jenny Pedersen, Redmond Chess Club, Adrienne Smith, Sara Q. Thompson, Chandra vanEijnsbergen

How-To-Fest Book List

How-To Fest: Practice Everyday Mindfulness
How-To Fest: Make a Leather Bracelet
How-To Fest: Use a Pressure Canner
How-To Fest: Understand Your Dog
How-To Fest: Spin and Weave

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