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Jackson County Library September Events

September 1 - September 29

LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS

Ashland Library

Sunday, September 1 — 1:00–3:00 p.m.

Build and display your own creations.

 

Eagle Point Friends Book Club

Eagle Point Library

Tuesday, September 3 — 1:00–2:30 p.m.

Discuss The Memory Keeper’s Daughter by Kim Edwards.

 

Qigong with Helen

Rogue River Library

Tuesdays — 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Gentle and adaptable for any level, qigong uses intention, relaxation, physical movement, and breathing to maintain health and calm the mind. This class is taught by Helen Jucevic, a certified level two qigong instructor.

 

Kaleidoscope Play and Learn, 0–5 YRS

Community room at the Concord Apartments (100 N. Grape Street, Medford)

Tuesdays — 10:00–11:30 a.m.

Discover how children learn through play and daily activities: singing songs, telling stories, creating art, and having fun!

 

Kaleidoscope Play and Learn, 0-5 YRS (BILINGUAL Spanish-English program)

Community room at the Anderson Vista Apartments (571 Talent Avenue, Talent)

Tuesdays — 2:30–4:00 p.m.

Discover how children learn through play and daily activities: singing songs, telling stories, creating art, and having fun!

 

September Kids’ Movies

Phoenix Library

Tuesdays — 2:45–4:30 p.m.

September 3: It’s been five years since everything was awesome and the citizens are facing a huge new threat: LEGO Duplo invaders from outer space, wrecking everything faster than they can rebuild. (2019/107m/PG)

September 10: The story of an amusement park where the imagination of a wildly creative girl named June comes alive. (2019/85m/PG)

September 17: Six years after the events of “Wreck-It Ralph,” Ralph and Vanellope, now friends, discover a Wi-Fi router in their arcade, leading them into a new adventure. (2018/112m/PG)

September 24: Free-spirited Ugly Dolls confront what it means to be different, struggle with a desire to be loved, and ultimately discover who you truly are is what matters most. (2019/87m/PG)

 

Homework Hub, 5-12 YRS

Medford Library

Mondays & Tuesdays — 3:00–5:00 p.m.

*No program on 9/2

Free homework help available by appointment only. Call the Medford Children’s Library (541-774-8678) to schedule.

 

LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS

Central Point Library

Tuesdays — 3:00–4:00 p.m.

Build and display your own creations. DUPLO bricks available for younger kids.

 

Simplified Tai Chi

Medford Library

Tuesdays — 10:00–11:00 a.m. for beginners

Tuesdays — 10:30–11:30 a.m. for advanced students

Improve balance and ease of movement with Instructor & Reference Librarian Holly Hertel.

 

Books@Noon

Ashland Library

Tuesday, September 3 — 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Share what you are reading.

 

Classical Recorder Group, 18+ YRS

Talent Library

Tuesdays — 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Bring your recorder and join in the musical fun with a group that plays primarily classical selections. An ability to read music is necessary.

 

Eagle Point Friends of the Library Open Cupboards Book Sale

Eagle Point Library

Wednesdays — 1:00–3:00 p.m.

Shop for new or gently used items including books, CDs & movies. All proceeds help provide programming materials for the Eagle Point Library.

 

LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS

Eagle Point Library

Wednesdays — 1:00–3:30 p.m.

Build and display your own creations. DUPLO bricks available for younger kids.

 

Oh Happy Day! Movies of Doris Day

Talent Library

Wednesdays — 2:00–4:00 p.m.

September 4: The rough and tumble Jane Canary (Doris Day) falls for Wild Bill Hickok (Howard Keel). (1953/101m/NR)

September 11: Cary Grant just wants to fool around but Doris Day wants marriage. (1962/99m/NR)

September 18: Doris Day causes chaos when she sells a secret cosmetics formula to a rival company. (1967/98m/NR)

September 25: Doris Day and Brian Keith are two widowed people who marry without expecting the disapproval of their six kids. (1968/93m/G)

 

Spark Space Maker Project, K-12 grade

Central Point Library

Wednesday, September 4 — 2:00–4:00 p.m.

Build a fun maker project with electronics, cardboard, robotics and more!

 

Spark Space RIGAMAJIG Maze with Blue Bots!, 8+ YRS

White City Library

Wednesday, September 4 — 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Construct a maze using RIGAMAJIG, then see who can program a Blue Bot to navigate it successfully! Pre-registration required.

 

Yarnia!, 8+ YRS

Eagle Point Library

Wednesdays — 2:00–3:30 p.m.

Learn to knit or crochet. Supplies provided. For all levels.

 

Meet with a Veterans’ Service Officer (VSO)

Jacksonville Library

Wednesday, September 4 — 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

Meet with an accredited representative for counsel & assistance in obtaining Veterans benefits.

 

Windows in Time Lecture “The Grand Dams of the Upper Rogue”

Medford Library

Wednesday, September 4 — 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Dennis Ellingson and Larry Sweem will talk about the construction of the dams that created Lost Creek Lake, Applegate Lake, and Elk Creek. USACE Ranger Joya Szalwinski will also discuss current issues and flood control.

 

Spanish Conversation Group

Ashland Library

Thursdays — 3:00–5:00 p.m.

*No group on 9/19

Increase your fluency in Spanish through casual conversation. All levels are welcome to attend, as are drop-ins.

 

Central Point Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G.), 11–18 YRS

Central Point Library

Thursday, September 5 — 4:30–5:30 p.m.

Teens from Central Point and surrounding communities meet to plan events, decorate bulletin boards, recommend materials for the YA collection, and more!

 

Phoenix Library Open House

Thursday, September 5 — 6:00–8:00 p.m.

Learn what the Phoenix Library has to offer the whole family – adults, teens, kids, and babies! Enjoy food and crafts. Each child will receive a free children’s book.

 

Book Buffs, 18+ YRS

Central Point Library

Friday, September 6 — 9:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Help sort book and movie donations with the Central Point Library Friends, a group of book buffs who support library services in countless ways.

 

Author Talk: Clay Dickerson Presents Fire at My Feet

Gold Hill Library

Saturday, September 7 — 1:00–2:00 p.m.

Local author Clay Dickerson’s memoir, Fire at My Feet, offers unique insight into fighting wildfires in Oregon. Clay will speak about his life and experiences of nearly 40 years in forestry and firefighting.

 

Intro to Coding with Java

Medford Library

Saturdays, September 7 & 21 — 1:00–2:30 p.m.

Learn the basics of coding using Java, one of the most popular programming languages. We’ll cover basic syntax, including objects, classes, methods, and instance variables so that you have the foundational skills needed to make a cool project in one of our follow-up Java Project classes. Pre-registration required.

 

Queer Coffee House at the Library

Ashland Library

Saturday, September 7 — 1:00–3:00 p.m.

LGBTQ+ identified people and their allies meet to share coffee, snacks, news, LGBTQ+ books, and discussion.

 

Teen Gamer Day, 10-18 YRS

Medford Library

Saturday, September 7 — 1:00–3:00 p.m.

Get your game on! Join us in playing classic and fun board games, Giant Jenga, our new Nintendo Switch or Wii in the Teen Library.

 

Sew a Flannel Pillowcase, 12+ YRS

Phoenix Library

Saturday, September 7 — 2:00–4:00 p.m.

Learn basic sewing skills and take home a soft flannel pillowcase. No experience needed. Pre-registration required.

 

Teen Writers, 11–18 YRS

Central Point Library

Saturdays — 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Sharpen your mind and your writing with an enthusiastic group of teen writers. Each week we’ll focus on a different aspect of writing fiction.

 

LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS

Ruch Library

Saturdays — 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Build and display your own LEGO creations. DUPLO bricks are available for younger kids.

 

Duct Tape Workshop, 8+ YRS

Rogue River Library

Saturday, September 7 — 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Make a wallet, lanyard, or bookmark out of colorful duct tape.

 

Scrabble Club, 18+ YRS

Talent Library

Saturdays — 12:00–3:00 p.m.

Play Scrabble with an active group for challenge & fun.

 

Strategy Board Game Day, 13+ YRS

Talent Library

Saturday, September 7 — 12:00–4:00 p.m.

Join FunAgain Games to learn and play new and popular board games like Catan, Dixit, Mysterium, Dominion, and other Euro-style tabletop games, which emphasize strategy while downplaying luck and conflict.

 

Library Ukuleles (LUKEs), 16+ YRS

Medford Library

Sunday, September 8 — 2:30–3:30 p.m.

Join Plaza Players & Friends to learn ukulele chords and tuning, then play as a group from a fun selection of sheet music. LUKEs will meet on the second Sunday of each month.

 

Movie Classics & More: Flashback Fun with Dean Jones

Gold Hill Library

Mondays — 1:00–3:00 p.m.

September 9: A magical Volkswagen has human characteristics. Dean Jones, Michele Lee, Buddy Hackett, Joe Flynn, David Tomlinson, Benson Fong. (1968/108/G)

September 16: The friendly ’63 VW enters a car race across France. Dean Jones, Don Knotts, Julie Sommars, Bernard Fox, Jacques Marin, Roy Kinnear. (1977/105/G)

September 23: Suburban couple Mark (Dean Jones) and Fran (Suzanne Pleshette) take their beloved dachshund, Danke, to the vet’s office to deliver her first brood of puppies. Before they leave, Dr. Pruitt (Charlie Ruggles) persuades softhearted Mark to adopt Brutus, a tiny puppy that has been abandoned by its mother. As the puppy grows into a full-size Great Dane that raises a ruckus around the house, Fran tries to convince Mark to find him a new home — until a brave act helps change her mind. (1966/93/NR)

September 30: A family turns a dump into a resort. Dean Jones, Nancy Olson, Harry Morgan, Keenan Wynn, Johnny Whitaker. (1972/99/G)

 

Teen Video Game Tournament

Ashland Library

Monday, September 9 — 4:30–6:30 p.m.

Battle to be #1 in a PS4 Rayman Legends Tournament starting at 4:30 p.m., or drop in between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. to play Wii or other PS4 games.

 

Craft It Forward, 18+ YRS

Ashland Library

Mondays — 10:00–11:30 a.m.

*No program on 9/2.

Calling all crafty adults! Bring your current project and craft with others. Knitting materials will be provided so you can knit a hat for someone who is in need, if you wish. Coloring supplies will also be provided.

 

The Needlers

Rogue River Library

Mondays — 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

*No program on 9/2.

Join other friendly crafters to knit, crochet, embroider, do beadwork, and more. Bring your current project and join the fun.

 

Baby Sign Language, 0-24 MOS

Ashland Library

Mondays — 10:10–11:00 a.m.

*No program on 9/2

This six-week baby signing series offers time for parents and children to bond through playful activities carried out in a friendly and supportive environment. A relaxed pace, use of music, play materials, and books provide creative ways to learn baby sign language.

 

Spark Space Mini Sphero Obstacle Course

White City Library

Tuesday, September 10 — 3:30–4:30 p.m.

Design and build your own obstacle course, and learn to program the Sphero to run the course.

 

Medford Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G.), 13-18 YRS

Medford Library

Tuesday, September 10 — 4:30–5:30 p.m.

T.A.G. members are dedicated, motivated teens in grades 7-12 who want to make the Medford Teen Library a fun place for teens in our community. We meet monthly to brainstorm ideas, discuss books and movies, make craft projects and have fun. Interested in joining? Contact your Medford Teen Librarian.

 

Medford Library Book Chat

Medford Library

Tuesday, September 10 — 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Discuss Mr. Mercedes by Stephen King

 

Color Happy!

Medford Library

Tuesday, September 10 — 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Enjoy coffee and donuts while you color.

 

PC Computer Basics: A Window into Windows

Medford Library

Tuesday, September 10 — 12:30–1:30 p.m.

Tuesdays, September 17 & 24 — 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Do you have little to no experience using a computer? Learn the basics of the computer, keyboard, and mouse, then progress to internet usage and an intro to basic software during this three-part class. Pre-registration required.

 

Art in the Library, 8+ YRS (7 AND UNDER W/ ADULT)

Central Point Library

Wednesdays, September 11 & 25 — 2:00–4:00 p.m.

Explore art with a variety of creative projects.

 

LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS

Gold Hill Library

Wednesdays, September 11 & 25 — 2:30–3:30 p.m.

Build and display your own LEGO creations. DUPLO bricks are available for younger kids.

 

A Day at the Circus

Ashland Library

Wednesday, September 11 — 10:45–11:30 a.m.

Join Bugs-R-Us Educational Services for a special, circus-themed preschool presentation.

 

Lunchtime Movies & Popcorn

Medford Library

Wednesday, September 11 — 12:00–2:00 p.m.

Future Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg launches her career fighting for gender equality by proving discrimination “on the basis of sex” is unconstitutional. (2018/120m/PG-13)

 

Windows in Time Lecture “The Grand Dams of the Upper Rogue”

Ashland Library

Wednesday, September 11 — 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Dennis Ellingson and Larry Sweem will talk about the construction of the dams that created Lost Creek Lake, Applegate Lake, and Elk Creek. USACE Ranger Joya Szalwinski will also discuss current issues and flood control.

 

LEGO WeDo Robotics, 7–10 YRS

Central Point Library

Thursday, September 12 — 3:30–5:00 p.m.

Build LEGO models using LEGO WeDo and program them to move and react. Pre-registration required.

 

Makers & Hackers Night after Hours

Medford Library

Thursday, September 12 — 6:30–9:30 p.m.

The Medford Library is your space to exercise creativity and tap into your inner geek with DIY projects. Join Rogue Hack Lab in the Large Meeting Room.

 

Pirate Week

Ruch Library

Thursday, September 12 — 1:00–7:00 p.m.

Saturday, September 14 — 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.

Tuesday, September 17 — 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

Talk like a pirate, follow a treasure map, dig for buried treasure, share pirate stories, make a pirate hat, and try a word search. Costumes are encouraged!

 

Talent Library Club Meeting

Talent Library

Friday, September 13 — 1:30–3:00 p.m.

The Talent Library Club meets the 2nd Friday of each month to discuss fundraising activities for the Library. Join this Friends of the Library group and help plan the next book sale or fundraising event.

 

Denny Caraher Family Concert

Talent Library

Saturday, September 14 — 1:00–2:00 p.m.

Musical fun for the whole family with award-winning local singer, songwriter, and poet Dennis Caraher.

 

Don’t Worry, Be Mathy: Live Math Help at the Library

Medford Library

Saturdays, September 14 & 28 — 1:00–2:30 p.m.

Need help with your middle and high school math homework? Our resident math nerd Marisa loves math and loves helping people understand it.

 

Introspective Writing Group

Medford Library

Saturday, September 14 — 1:00–2:30 p.m.

Use writing to explore your inner self in a supportive group setting.

 

Teen Workshop: Creating Comics with James Art Ville

Ashland Library

Saturday, September 14 — 1:00–3:00 p.m.

Love to make comics? Want to learn how to make digital art? James Art Ville, a graphic designer and digital illustrator, will demonstrate how to use the software Autodesk Sketchbook to do framing, inking, coloring, lettering, and more.

 

Showing Up: What Does It Mean to Belong to a Community?

Rogue River Library

Saturday, September 14 — 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Being part of a community is an essential need for all of us. It is a place where we find others who share common ground, where our values and identities are reflected. Facilitated by Chi Mei Tam, this open discussion is part of the Oregon Humanities statewide Conversation Project, which brings Oregonians together to talk—across differences, beliefs, and backgrounds—about important issues and ideas. The goal is to connect people to ideas and to each other, not to push an agenda or arrive at consensus.

 

S.T.E.A.M. Coding Lab: Learn How to Program Using Scratch, 10-16 YRS

White City Library

Monday, September 16 — 3:30–4:30 p.m.

Learn how to use Scratch, a programming language, to create your own animated programs.

 

Teen Crafternoon: Magnets

Ashland Library

Monday, September 16 — 4:30–6:30 p.m.

Create one-of-a-kind magnets using patterned paper, fabric, buttons, your own drawings, and more to decorate your locker or fridge.

 

Teen Library Mini Golf

Medford Library

Tuesday, September 17 — 4:30–6:00 p.m.

Play a round of mini golf through the beautiful “vistas” of the Medford Teen Library’s bookshelves.

 

France

Shady Cove Library

Tuesday, September 17 — 5:00–6:00 p.m.

Carole Nielson lived in France for three years. In this travelogue, she will guide you through some of the wonderful places in France, such as Carnac, which has one of the most extensive Neolithic stone pillars in the world, the Lascaux caves with their famous prehistoric cave paintings, the beach of Normandy, and more.

 

Board Game Day

White City Library

Wednesday, September 18 — 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Play popular board games and Wii with your friends.

 

Living Little Women: Louisa May Alcott

Central Point Library

Wednesday, September 18 — 2:00–4:00 p.m.

Enjoy a 45-minute solo play written and performed by Miriam Reed.

 

Tie-Dye Book Bag Crafternoon, 8+ YRS

Gold Hill Library

Wednesday, September 18 — 3:00–5:00 p.m.

Design your own tie-dye book bag using sharpie markers and alcohol during this drop-in craft hour.

 

Author Book Signing: Tales of the Oregon Country with Carole Nielson

Shady Cove Library

Wednesday, September 18 — 5:00–6:00 p.m.

Author Carole Nielson, who has published several articles for Wild West Magazine, will present her book Tales of the Oregon Country. The fabled land known as the “Oregon Country” included present-day states of Oregon, Washington, and Idaho, parts of Wyoming, Montana, and the Canadian Province of British Columbia. Carole tells many stories about the hardy people who settled in the area, such as mountain man Joe Meek, the 1846 Applegate Wagon Train, Chief John, and many more.

 

Central Point Friends of the Library Friday Afternoon Book Sale

Central Point Library

Friday, September 20 — 1:00–4:00 p.m.

Shop for new or gently used items including books, CDs & movies! All proceeds help provide programming and materials for your local branch library.

 

Gold Hill Library Book Club, 18+ YRS

Gold Hill Library

Friday, September 20 — 3:00–4:00 p.m.

Discuss Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston.

 

2nd Annual Applegate-Ruch How-To Festival

Saturday, September 21

Applegate Library — 10:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.

Ruch Library — 1:00–4:00 p.m.

Learn from local Applegaters as we offer up to 20 short classes (30, 60, or 90 minutes long) on topics such as making wildflower greeting cards, origami, rainsticks, sourdough bread making, coffee roasting and brewing, and sewing. Learn to play the ukulele, to make and cook with liqueurs, Pranayama yoga breathing, chair yoga, or how to buy or sell a house. A local family will share great hints on traveling with kids, or try some fast-paced spin art, slower wood burner art, and much more. Samples, techniques and hacks will be shared throughout the day—free and fun for the whole community!

 

Board Game Afternoon, 8+ YRS

Ashland Library

Saturday, September 21 — 1:00–4:00 p.m.

Learn about and play Area Control style board games with the Teen Librarian, or drop in to play a variety of board games from FunAgain Games and Ashland Library’s Teen Department.

 

Saturday Movie Matinee & Popcorn

Eagle Point Library

Saturday, September 21 — 1:00–3:00 p.m.

The Muppets search for buried treasure in this version of the classic. Tim Curry, Kevin Bishop, Steve Whitmire. Brian Henson directed. (1996/ 99m/G)

 

Teen Crafternoon: Back-to-School Swag Makeovers, 12-18 YRS

Medford Library

Saturday, September 21 — 1:00–3:00 p.m.

School supplies are so boring! Personalize your book bags and folders with paint, tape, jewels and tie-dye! Meet in the Medford Teen Library to make your book bags and folders fun and creative.

 

Library Bingo, 6+ YRS

White City Library

Saturday, September 21 — 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Join us for a family-friendly good time. Win prizes: books, gift certificates, swim passes, and much more!

 

Origami Creations, 5+ YRS

Ashland Library

Saturday, September 21 — 3:00–4:00 p.m.

Learn to fold a variety of simple origami creations during this hands-on, directed workshop.

 

Talent Library Club Book Sale

Talent Library

Saturday, September 21 — 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.

The Talent Library Club’s annual Fall Book Sale features new or gently used books, CDs, LPs, movies, and more. By keeping “prices” on a donation basis, children and others are given a means to select an item or two with whatever money they might have. All donations help provide programming and materials for the Talent Library.

 

Autumn Paper Tube Craft, 4-10 YRS

Rogue River Library

Saturday, September 21 — 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Make fall trees with paper tubes.

 

Author Talk: Simple Images: Poetry and Photography with Marianne Werner

Ashland Library

Sunday, September 22 — 1:00–2:00 p.m.

Marianne Werner has combined her passion for travel, nature, and photography in two self-published books: Moments, a collection of poetry and photography, and Findings, a collection of poems.

 

Ashland Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G.), 12-18 YRS

Ashland Library

Monday, September 23 — 4:30–5:30 p.m.

Improve the Teen Space at Ashland Library by brainstorming ideas for teen programs, displays, and more while enjoying some delicious treats. The meeting will be held in the Teen Space.

 

Small Business Workshop: Research to Strengthen or Start Your Small Business

Medford Library

Monday, September 24 — 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Learn how to use digital research for business planning, customize national data for future growth, participate in free online courses, and reserve meeting rooms for free with your library card. For details, contact Business Librarian Elanna Erhardt at (541) 734-3992 or EErhardt@jcls.org.

 

Make It Art Monday, 18+ YRS

Medford Library

Monday, September 23 — 12:00–2:00 p.m.

Create a variety of crafts.

 

Brain Books Discussion Group

Ashland Library

Tuesday, September 24 — 1:30–3:30 p.m.

Discuss Collapse: How Societies Choose to Fail or Succeed by Jared Diamond (pp 309-end).

 

Library Ukuleles, 18+ YRS

Eagle Point Library

Tuesday, September 24 — 2:30–4:00 p.m.

Join friends in the “play along” ukulele group at the Eagle Point Library. Bring your own ukulele or check one out at the library. All levels welcome.

 

Harvesting Tips with Master Gardeners

Medford Library

Wednesday, September 25 — 1:00–2:00 p.m.

Learn harvesting tips with the Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau of Jackson County.

 

Movie & Popcorn

Ashland Library

Wednesday, September 25 — 2:00–4:00 p.m.

Future Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg launches her career fighting for gender equality by proving discrimination “on the basis of sex” is unconstitutional. (2018/120m/PG-13)

 

Siskiyou Sleuths Book Group

Ashland Library

Wednesday, September 25 — 3:00–4:30 p.m.

Discuss In the Woods by Tana French.

 

Author Visit: Kim Griswell, 5+ YRS

Ashland Library

Wednesday, September 25 — 3:30–4:30 p.m.

Kim Griswell, author of the beloved Rufus the Pig series will read from her new joke book, Real Stinkers: 600 Jokes to Make You Go Ewww!

 

Bridging the Divide: Fake News and Media Bias

Shady Cove Library

Wednesday, September 25 — 5:00–6:30 p.m.

Marla Estes and Rob Schläpfer will examine how media can distort information and how viewpoint diversity can combat bias and depoliticize our news.

 

Casual Memoir Writing, 18+ YRS

Central Point Library

Thursday, September 26 — 1:00–3:00 p.m.

Complete–in one sitting–a short memoir, then share (if you like) with the group. We’ll write a 250-500 word memoir of a specific memory using a simple friendly method.

 

LEGO Mindstorms Robotics, 10–14 YRS

Central Point Library

Thursday, September 26 — 3:30–5:00 p.m.

Build a robot using LEGO Mindstorms, then program it to complete missions. Pre-registration required.

 

Bridging the Divide: Finding Common Ground

Eagle Point Library

Thursday, September 26 — 4:00–5:30 p.m.

Marla Estes and Rob Schläpfer will lead a discussion on homelessness.

 

Tim Holt Presents: Taking the High Road, a Musical Trip to Scotland

Medford Library

Friday, September 27 — 1:00–2:00 p.m.

Join Tim Holt as he explores some of the history of Scotland as illustrated in its songs, “Loch Lomond,” “Wild Mountain Thyme,” and more.

 

Make a Polka Dotted Shirt

Phoenix Library

Saturday, September 28 — 1:00–2:00 p.m.

Bring a T-shirt or tank top and be prepared to polka dot!

 

Teen Maker Day

Ashland Library

Saturday, September 28 — 1:00–3:00 p.m.

Try out our Maker Day tech! Have a LEGO Mindstorms robot battle. Use Makey Makey to create a piano from fruit. Go face-to-face with a velociraptor using Oculus Go virtual reality.

 

Teen Movie Matinee

Medford Library

Saturday, September 28 — 1:00–3:00 p.m.

Nancy and her pals set out to solve the mystery, make new friends and establish their place in the community. (2019/89m/PG)

 

Woody Guthrie and the Soul of America

Jacksonville Library

Saturday, September 28 — 3:00–5:00 p.m.

Folksinger Tim Holt presents the life of Woody Guthrie in words and music. The audience will be invited to sing along on songs that include “This Land,” “So Long,” and “I Ain’t Got No Home.”

 

Cheers to 100 Years!

Ruch Library

Saturday, September 28 — 5:00–7:30 p.m.

Join us for a reception to celebrate the Library’s centennial.

 

LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS

Medford Library

Saturday, September 28 — 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.

Build and display your own creations. DUPLO bricks available for younger kids.

 

The Great American Folksong Revival

Rogue River Library

Saturday, September 28 — 12:00–1:00 p.m.

Tim Holt will perform and discuss the songs of The Weavers, Woody Guthrie, the Kingston Trio, Peter Paul & Mary, and Pete Seeger. Sing along on songs that include “If I Had a Hammer,” “Stewball,” “Goodnight Irene,” and “This Land Is Your Land.”

 

The Library Design Squad, 7-12 YRS

Medford Library

Sunday, September 29 — 1:00–3:00 p.m.

Join us for a fun afternoon of creativity and collaboration designing and decorating the Children’s Library bulletin board.

 

Art Salon: Karen Staal

Ashland Library

Sunday, September 29 — 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Staal specializes in oil paintings of the human figure, seeking not to depict people as they are, but to interpret them by creating new harmonies with line, shape, and color.

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