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Medford Library Events in July
July 12 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019
One event on July 2, 2019 at 3:00pm
One event on July 12, 2019 at 2:00pm
One event on July 16, 2019 at 2:00pm
One event on July 24, 2019 at 3:00pm
One event on July 27, 2019 at 11:30am
One event on July 30, 2019 at 10:30am
One event on July 31, 2019 at 2:00pm
One event on July 1, 2019 at 1:00pm
One event on July 8, 2019 at 1:00pm
One event on July 15, 2019 at 1:00pm
One event on July 20, 2019 at 1:00pm
One event on July 29, 2019 at 1:00pm
Kids & Family
Kids’ Music Jam: Space Time, 6–12 YRS
Tuesday, July 2 • 3:00–4:15 p.m.
Join in some out-of-this-world music fun: songs, games, and the chance to make space sounds with crazy instruments.
How to Save the Ocean & Have Fun Doing It, 8+ YRS
Select Mondays • 3:30–4:30 p.m.
July 8: Life Below Water
July 15: Great Pacific Garbage Patch
July 22: Sum of the Parts
July 29: Washed Ashore
Learn about endangered ocean animals and their watery habitat, and discover how you can make a difference in this hands-on series taught by environmental educator Hannah Kolni.
Moon Landing Party
Friday, July 12 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with merriment and moon cake!
Magic Star Wands with Bugs-R-Us, 5+ YRS
Tuesday, July 16 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Make an LED shooting star wand! You create it, you decorate it, and you take it home. The best part is, it glows even after you turn it off! Pre-registration required.
Rufus Blasts Off! Storytime with Author Kim Griswell
Wednesday, July 24 • 3:00–4:00 p.m.
Join us for an out-of-this-world storytime with local author Kim Griswell, followed by a fun art activity.
LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS
Saturday, July 27 • 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
If you build it, will it float? Let’s build LEGO boats!
Celestial Family Storytime
Tuesday, July 30 • 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Enjoy a special space and sky-themed storytime and art project.
Mission: Possible!, 11+ YRS (5–10 W/ ADULT)
Wednesday, July 31 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Use your creativity, ingenuity, and critical thinking skills to complete engineering challenges with a ScienceWorks educator.
Teens & Tweens
Teen Gamer Day, 10–18 YRS
Fridays • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Get your game on! Play classic and new board games, Giant Jenga, our new Nintendo Switch, or Wii.
Teen Crafternoon: Stuff an Alien, 11–18 YRS
Monday July 1 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Create, sew, and stuff an alien using a variety of fabric and other materials.
July Teen Movies
Select Tuesdays • 2 p.m.
Enjoy a series of popular PG-13 films every Tuesday in July.
Teen Crafternoon: Out-of-This-World Masks, 11-18 YRS
Mondays, July 8 & 15 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Make a cast of your face on July 8, then come back on July 15 to transform it into an extraterrestrial creature during this two-part program with Mary Wilkins-Kelly.
Watercolor the Stars, 12–18 YRS
Saturday, July 20 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Learn watercolor skills and take home an original, space-inspired work of art. Adventure deep into space, wonder about distant life, and sense the enormity of the universe! Please arrive on time for this step-by-step class.
Teen Crafternoon: More Cosmic Crafts, 11–18 YRS
Monday, July 22 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Create your own version of Starry Night using shaving cream marbled paper as your medium. Also mix and take home some Space-Doh!
Teen Crafternoon: Celestial Tie-Dye, 11–18 YRS
Monday, July 29 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Using a celestial and star motif, tie-dye a multi-purpose zippered pouch using sharpies.
Simplified Tai Chi
Tuesdays • 10:00–11:00 a.m. for beginning students
Tuesdays • 10:30–11:30 a.m. for advanced students
Improve balance and ease of movement with Instructor & Reference Librarian Holly Hertel.
Eating on a Budget Food Demo & Tasting Class
Tuesdays, July 2–August 20 • 5:00–6:30 p.m.
Learn how to plan easy, healthy, and affordable meals with Tammy Gallagher of Full Circle Health Coaching. Pre-registration required for each session.
Tuesday, July 9 • 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Drop in, enjoy coffee and donuts, and have fun coloring!
Medford Library Book Chat
Tuesday, July 9 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Discuss The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate.
Lunchtime Movies & Popcorn
Wednesday, July 10 • 12:00 p.m.
Bring your lunch, or enjoy some popcorn during a noon PG movie.
Makers & Hackers Night After Hours
Thursday, July 11 • 6:30–9:30 p.m.
Exercise your creativity and tap into your inner geek with Rogue Hack Lab.
Introspective Writing Group
Saturday, July 13 • 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Use writing to explore your inner self in a supportive group setting.
Library Ukuleles (LUKEs), 16+ YRS
Sunday, July 14 • 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. All levels welcome.
Double Feature & Popcorn
Saturday, July 20 • 11:30 a.m.
Bring your family and watch movies two PG movies together with popcorn!
Make It Art Monday, 18+ YRS
Monday, July 22 • 12:00–2:00 p.m.
Create a variety of crafts.
Windows in Time Lecture
Pears and POWs: New Perspectives
Wednesday, July 3 • 12:00–1:00 p.m.
During World War II, Southern Oregon’s Camp White housed Field Marshall Erwin Rommel’s Afrika Korps fighters as well as German Wehrmacht and Luftwaffe soldiers. Historian Lina Cordia shares the unique story of these POWs.
Worm Composting with Kitchen Scraps
Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau
Monday, July 8 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
John Kobal will share how to set up and maintain a worm bin for indoors or out, including worm ecology, bin design, harvesting castings, and making worm tea.
Blades of Grass Performance
Wednesday, July 17 • 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Enjoy bluegrass, newgrass, vintage country, Texas swing, Cajun, Tejano, original compositions, and more.