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December 2018

Jackson County Library Storytime Programs

December 1, 2018 - February 28, 2019
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One of the most important academic skills for a young child is learning to read. Children who enter kindergarten with the early literacy skills of alphabet knowledge, concepts about print, book handling skills, phonological awareness, and expressive vocabulary are better prepared for academic success.   Library storytime programs develop the early literacy, communication, and social skills needed to be ready for kindergarten. Jackson County Library Services (JCLS) meets the varied ages, abilities, and needs of children in our community with…

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January 2019

Author Susanne Severeid at Bloomsbury Books

January 24 @ 7:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books, 290 E Main St
Ashland, OR United States
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Mocha Musings is an inspiring collection of essays on everyday slices of life by award-winning Ashland author and Daily Tidings columnist Susanne Severeid.  Her observations, ranging from the love of an old dog to politics and social commentary, are laced with warmth, wit, and wisdom. Susanne Severeid’s writing has appeared in books, magazines, newspapers and online, as well as in her regular column, “Mocha Musings,” for the Ashland Daily Tidings. The author of When Someone You Love Is Dying: Some…

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Author Barret O’Brien at Bloomsbury Books

January 28 @ 7:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books, 290 E Main St
Ashland, OR United States
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Greater Wilder is about the American family.  It follows Meri and Guy, the parents of a twenty-year-old son who survives on a cocktail of antidepressants and rarely ventures outdoors.  But when the young man abandons his meds and disappears on foot into America, Meri and Guy are forced to work together to untangle a stream of consciousness letter he sends from the road. O’Brien, along with fellow OSF actors, will read excerpts from Greater Wilder, enjoy a conversation with attendees,…

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February 2019

Author Reginald Spittle at Bloomsbury Books

February 4 @ 7:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books, 290 E Main St
Ashland, OR United States
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Ashland author Reg Spittle will discuss his recently published adventure memoir, “Camino Sunrise: Walking With My Shadows,” at Bloomsbury Books. Reg has shared his Camino story with OLLI students during several trekking classes he taught at SOU. He and his wife Sue have backpacked in five European countries. Sue’s ink-and-watercolor paintings illustrate “Camino Sunrise.”

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Gold Hill Writer’s Critique Group

February 13 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Second Wednesdays monthly
Gold Hill Branch Library, 202 Dardenelles St
Gold Hill, OR United States
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The Gold Hill Library will host a new Writer’s Critique Group on the second Wednesday of each month beginning March 14 at the Gold Hill Library, 202 Dardanelles Street. The Writer’s Critique Group is open to eight writers of any genre with a work in progress. Participants must be willing to present their own writing for a gentle supportive critique, as well as provide the same to fellow writers. Group members commit to reading 5 pages per month of each group member’s work (up…

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Author Ellen Gardner at Bloomsbury Books

February 18 @ 7:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books, 290 E Main St
Ashland, OR United States
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Author Ellen Gardner will be at Bloomsbury Books to promote her book “Side-swiped: a Motorhome Adventure.” When eighty-year-old Walter Emmons decides to buy a thirty-seven foot motorhome, his wife Ernestine is not only shocked because he's never been the least bit interested in traveling, but she is deathly afraid that something will happen to him and she will have to drive it. As Walter goes through bewildering changes, their golden-years adventure turns into a luckless misadventure. With heart and humor,…

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Author Tony Platt at Bloomsbury Books

February 19 @ 7:00 pm
Bloomsbury Books, 290 E Main St
Ashland, OR United States
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“Beyond These Walls” by Berkeley professor Tony Platt is an ambitious and far-ranging exploration that tracks the legacy of crime and imprisonment in the United States, from the historical roots of the American criminal justice system to our modern state of over-incarceration, and offers a bold vision for a new future. Platt, a recognized authority in the field of criminal justice, challenges the way we think about how and why millions of people are tracked, arrested, incarcerated, catalogued, and regulated…

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