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In Person Library Events in July

July 1 - July 31

Free

INPERSON EVENTS

 

Attendees at in-person programs and events must adhere to current COVID-19 restrictions, including wearing masks that cover mouth and nose and maintaining adequate social distancing. Space may be limited and programs may be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Some programs take place outdoors. In-person events may be canceled or rescheduled to take place online; please visit the JCLS Event Calendar at jcls.org for updates.

 

APPLEGATE LIBRARY

 

Leadership in Literature: The Sword in the Tome, 12–18 YRS

Saturday, July 10 • 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

From Arthur’s mythical blade Excalibur to Luke’s inherited lightsaber, swords are as much symbols in literature as they are tools for the characters. Learn about the symbology of swords in literature, followed by a brief fight choreography lesson.

 

Be a Drum Leader with Laura Rich, 5+ YRS

Wednesday, July 28 • 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

Experience the beauty of West African drumming and, through the rhythms taught, learn the fundamentals and stylistic intricacies of the music.

 

Social Skills for Superheroes with Anna Minter, 5–10 YRS

Saturday, July 31 • 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

When we are helpers, we feel good about ourselves. This program will focus on building self-confidence and comfort in different situations and includes a Take & Make kit to take home.

 

ASHLAND LIBRARY

 

Learn to Lead with Sanctuary One, 10+ YRS

Wednesday, July 7 • 1:00–2:00 PM

Sanctuary One is a care farm in the Applegate Valley. Learn what a day in the life of a Sanctuary One volunteer is like, and meet the goats Ned, Lucky, and Dusty!

 

Storytime for Adults: Everyday Things You Can Do to Help Your Child be Ready to Read! 18+ YRS

Monday, July 19 • 10:00–11:00 AM

Learn simple things you can do to support your child’s brain development, language acquisition, and early literacy skills during this interactive session. Get the hands-on experience you need to take storytime home with you. Limited childcare will be available. Pre-registration required.

 

Be a Drum Leader with Laura Rich, 5+ YRS

Tuesday, July 20 • 1:00–3:00 PM

Experience the beauty of West African drumming and, through the rhythms taught, learn the fundamentals and stylistic intricacies of the music.

 

TAKE & MAKE KITS

Take & Make kits contain hands-on activities to make or do at home. Kits are available beginning on the dates listed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

 

Take & Make: The Community Crochet, 18+ YRS

Available starting Saturday, July 3

Let’s show how a community can come together to make something beautiful! Pick up supplies to crochet a 6×6″ granny square(s), and submit it to the Ashland Library by August 7th to have it added to a blanket that will be displayed in the library. Not sure how to make one? Register for our virtual program on July 17th to learn how.

 

Take & Make: Community Leader Thank You, 3+ YRS

Available starting Saturday, July 17

Give a shout-out to the leaders in your community. This kit has supplies to write a note to whomever you think needs one: a fire fighter, garbage collector, doctor, or anyone else! Hang it in your window or stick it in your yard to thank a local leader.

 

Take & Make: Hummingbird Feeders, 18+ YRS

Available starting Saturday, July 24

Attract hummingbirds with nectar in a hanging feeder.

 

BUTTE FALLS LIBRARY

 

Leadership in Athletics: Olympic Obstacle Course, 12–18 YRS

Tuesday, July 20 • 12:00–1:00 PM

In honor of the 2021 Olympic Games, compete in a mini version of the Olympic games! Participate in an obstacle course accessible to a variety of different ability levels, with medals awarded to the top competitors.

 

TAKE & MAKE KITS

Take & Make kits contain hands-on activities to make or do at home. Kits are available beginning on the dates listed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

 

Take & Make: Fantasy Folk Art, 12–18 YRS

Available starting Tuesday, July 27

Folk artists are everyday people who use their skills and imaginations to create unique works of art. Make your own folk art from ancient madrone wooden discs hand painted with jelly pens.

 

CENTRAL POINT LIBRARY

 

Casual Memoir Writing Workshop

Wednesday, July 21 • 10:30 AM–12:30 PM

Wednesday, August 18 • 10:30 AM–12:30 PM

Come and complete a short 250-500-word memoir of a specific memory using a simple, friendly method. Then share your memoir, if desired, with the group for supportive feedback and encouragement.

 

TAKE & MAKE KITS

Take & Make kits contain hands-on activities to make or do at home. Kits are available beginning on the dates listed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

 

Take & Make: Fantasy Folk Art, 12–18 YRS

Available starting Tuesday, July 6 

Folk artists are everyday people who use their skills and imaginations to create unique works of art. Make your own folk art from ancient madrone wooden discs hand painted with jelly pens.

 

Take & Make: Positivity Activism, 12–18 YRS

Available starting Tuesday, July 20

Spread joy in your community! Pick up supplies to make a poster and sidewalk chalk messages, along with prompts to spark your creativity.

 

Take & Make: Community Leader Thank You, 3+ YRS

Available starting Tuesday, July 20

Give a shout-out to the leaders in your community. This kit has supplies to write a note to whomever you think needs one: a fire fighter, garbage collector, doctor, or anyone else! Hang it in your window or stick it in your yard to thank a local leader.

 

EAGLE POINT LIBRARY

 

Be a Drum Leader with Laura Rich, 5+ YRS

Thursday, July 8 • 1:00–2:00 PM

Experience the beauty of West African drumming and, through the rhythms taught, learn the fundamentals and stylistic intricacies of the music.

 

Eagle Point StoryWalk®: From Head to Toe

July 17-24

Enjoy a StoryWalk® with your preschooler and get to know the town of Eagle Point. The library and shops will have window displays of Eric Carle’s book From Head to Toe. A StoryWalk® is a great way to combine sunshine, movement, and early reading skills. Afterward, come into the library to get your hand stamped! Please be conscious of others who are enjoying the StoryWalk® and wear a mask when closer than six feet.

 

TAKE & MAKE KITS

Take & Make kits contain hands-on activities to make or do at home. Kits are available beginning on the dates listed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

 

Take & Make: Fantasy Folk Art, 12–18 YRS

Available starting Tuesday, July 13

Folk artists are everyday people who use their skills and imaginations to create unique works of art. Make your own folk art from ancient madrone wooden discs hand painted with jelly pens.

 

GOLD HILL LIBRARY

 

Be a Drum Leader with Laura Rich, 5+ YRS

Wednesday, July 21 • 3:00–4:00 PM

Experience the beauty of West African drumming and, through the rhythms taught, learn the fundamentals and stylistic intricacies of the music.

 

TAKE & MAKE KITS

Take & Make kits contain hands-on activities to make or do at home. Kits are available beginning on the dates listed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

 

Take & Make: Fun Without Fire – Sparkler Fireworks Craft 3+ YRS

Available starting Friday, July 2

Create a sparkler fireworks craft from a pencil and colored cellophane paper.

 

Take & Make: July Butterfly Fairy, 3+ YRS

Available starting Wednesday, July 7 

Make a butterfly clothespin fairy.

 

Take & Make: Native Plant Passport, 6+ YRS

Available starting Monday, July 12

Learn to identify native plants, fill out your plant passport, then return to the library for stamps and stickers to complete the activity.

 

Take & Make: Fantasy Folk Art, 12–18 YRS

Available starting Monday, July 26

Folk artists are everyday people who use their skills and imaginations to create unique works of art. Make your own folk art from ancient madrone wooden discs hand painted with jelly pens.

 

JACKSONVILLE LIBRARY

 

Art with Miss Molly: Grow Happy

Wednesday, July 21 • 11:00 AM–12:30 PM

Teacher and artist Molly Moncrief will read the book Grow Happy by John Lasser, then lead kids in watercolor painting basics. Paint flower gardens and write about how to “grow happiness.”

 

Storytime for Adults: Everyday Things You Can Do to Help Your Child be Ready to Read! 18+ YRS

Wednesday, July 28 • 10:30–11:30 AM

Learn simple things you can do to support your child’s brain development, language acquisition, and early literacy skills during this interactive session. Get the hands-on experience you need to take storytime home with you. Limited childcare will be available. Pre-registration required.

 

MEDFORD LIBRARY

 

Be a Drum Leader with Laura Rich, 5+ YRS

Friday, July 9 • 1:00–2:00 PM

Experience the beauty of West African drumming and, through the rhythms taught, learn the fundamentals and stylistic intricacies of the music.

 

Learn to Lead with Sanctuary One, 10+ YRS

Wednesday, July 14 • 1:00–2:30 PM

Sanctuary One is a care farm in the Applegate Valley. Learn what a day in the life of a Sanctuary One volunteer is like, and meet the goats Ned, Lucky, and Dusty!

 

TAKE & MAKE KITS

Take & Make kits contain hands-on activities to make or do at home. Kits are available beginning on the dates listed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

 

Take & Make: Seed Bombs, 3+ YRS 

Available starting Sunday, July 11

Make Super Green Seed Bombs! Help the world become a more colorful place by spreading wildflower seeds with this easy craft.

 

Take & Make: Positivity Rocks, 3+ YRS 

Available starting Sunday, July 25

Spread positivity by painting one rock for yourself and another to hide and brighten someone’s day.

 

Take & Make: Fantasy Folk Art, 12–18 YRS 

Available starting Saturday, July 31

Folk artists are everyday people who use their skills and imaginations to create unique works of art. Make your own folk art from ancient madrone wooden discs hand painted with jelly pens.

 

PHOENIX LIBRARY

 

TAKE & MAKE KITS

Take & Make kits contain hands-on activities to make or do at home. Kits are available beginning on the dates listed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

 

Take & Make: Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl Lead the Way, 3+ YRS 

Available starting Tuesday, July 6

We’re raising awareness about the need for fire prevention with a Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl kit full of goodies: comics, flyers, bandanas, stickers, craft stick puppets and coloring sheets.

 

Take & Make: Fantasy Folk Art, 12–18 YRS 

Available starting Tuesday, July 13

Folk artists are everyday people who use their skills and imaginations to create unique works of art. Make your own folk art from ancient madrone wooden discs hand painted with jelly pens.

 

Take & Make: Positivity Activism, 12–18 YRS 

Available starting Tuesday, July 13

Spread joy in your community! Pick up supplies to make a poster and sidewalk chalk messages, along with prompts to spark your creativity.

 

Take & Make: The Endangered Species Act: How We Save Animals & Plants, 3+ YRS 

Available starting Tuesday, July 20

Make a variety of animals that have been saved—or are being saved—by this incredible law!

 

PROSPECT LIBRARY

 

Leadership in Athletics: Olympic Obstacle Course, 12–18 YRS

Wednesday, July 14 • 12:00–1:00 PM

In honor of the 2021 Olympic Games, compete in a mini version of the Olympic games! Participate in an obstacle course accessible to a variety of different ability levels, with medals awarded to the top competitors.

 

Safari Animals and Quicksand Dig with Bugs-R-Us

Wednesday, July 21 • 11:30 AM–12:30 PM

Learn about well-known animals from Africa and Asia; touch sample furs, pelts, and feathers; then play a game to save an animal stuck in quicksand—whomever you save, you get to keep!

 

TAKE & MAKE KITS

Take & Make kits contain hands-on activities to make or do at home. Kits are available beginning on the dates listed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

 

Take & Make: Fantasy Folk Art, 12–18 YRS 

Available starting Wednesday, July 28

Folk artists are everyday people who use their skills and imaginations to create unique works of art. Make your own folk art from ancient madrone wooden discs hand painted with jelly pens.

 

ROGUE RIVER LIBRARY

 

Social Skills for Superheroes with Anna Minter, 5–10 YRS

Friday, July 2 • 10:30–11:30 AM

When we are helpers, we feel good about ourselves. This program will focus on building self-confidence and comfort in different situations and includes a Take & Make kit to take home.

 

Vision Boards and Leadership Traits Bingo

Friday, July 16 • 2:00–4:00 PM

Envision your future… who do you want to be and what do you want to do? Make it a reality! Create a vision board collage and use the accompanying leadership trait bingo activity to focus on positive traits you want to embody. A Take & Make version of this program will be available all week.

 

Safari Animals and Quicksand Dig with Bugs-R-Us

Saturday, July 17 • 11:00 AM–12:00 PM

Learn about well-known animals from Africa and Asia; touch sample furs, pelts, and feathers; then play a game to save an animal stuck in quicksand—whomever you save, you get to keep!

 

TAKE & MAKE KITS

Take & Make kits contain hands-on activities to make or do at home. Kits are available beginning on the dates listed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

 

Take & Read: Water Conservation Leaders, 12–18 YRS 

Available starting Monday, July 26

We’re challenging teens to be water conservation leaders in their households this summer. Pick up a kit with a copy of Neal Shusterman’s dystopian novel Dry, a reusable water bottle, and a water conservation challenge sheet. Conserve water this month and beyond!

 

RUCH LIBRARY

 

Be a Drum Leader with Laura Rich, 5+ YRS

Tuesday, July 6 • 1:00–2:00 PM

Experience the beauty of West African drumming and, through the rhythms taught, learn the fundamentals and stylistic intricacies of the music.

 

Storytime for Adults: Everyday Things You Can Do to Help Your Child be Ready to Read! 18+ YRS

Tuesday, July 13 • 10:30–11:30 AM

Learn simple things you can do to support your child’s brain development, language acquisition, and early literacy skills during this interactive session. Get the hands-on experience you need to take storytime home with you. Limited childcare will be available. Pre-registration required.

 

Leadership in Literature: The Sword in the Tome, 12–18 YRS

Thursday, July 15 • 2:00–3:00 PM

From Arthur’s mythical blade Excalibur to Luke’s inherited lightsaber, swords are as much symbols in literature as they are tools for the characters. Learn about the symbology of swords in literature, followed by a brief fight choreography lesson.

 

Safari Animals and Quicksand Dig with Bugs-R-Us

Thursday, July 22 • 2:00–3:00 PM

Learn about well-known animals from Africa and Asia; touch sample furs, pelts, and feathers; then play a game to save an animal stuck in quicksand—whomever you save, you get to keep!

 

Make a Lavender Wand Sachet, 8+ YRS

Saturday, July 24 • 2:00–3:30 PM

Learn the ancient craft of making a wand or “bottle” with lavender stems and ribbon. A simple weave encloses the scented flowers, and the scent will last for years. Lavender and ribbons will be provided. Please bring clippers and scissors.

 

TAKE & MAKE KITS

Take & Make kits contain hands-on activities to make or do at home. Kits are available beginning on the dates listed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

 

Take & Make: Fantasy Folk Art, 12–18 YRS 

Available starting Tuesday, July 27

Folk artists are everyday people who use their skills and imaginations to create unique works of art. Make your own folk art from ancient madrone wooden discs hand painted with jelly pens.

 

SHADY COVE LIBRARY

 

Be a Drum Leader with Laura Rich, 5+ YRS

Friday, July 2 • 2:00–3:00 PM

Experience the beauty of West African drumming and, through the rhythms taught, learn the fundamentals and stylistic intricacies of the music.

 

Leadership in Literature: A Hunger Games Water Fight, 12–18 YRS

Friday, July 16 • 3:00–4:00 PM

Location: Shady Cove School, 37 Schoolhouse Ln. in Shady Cove

Play a round of Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games—but much safer and more fun! Discuss the leadership traits shown in the books, then take 20 minutes to build a lean-to out of cardboard and tape. When time is up, defend yourself and your shelter with water soaker balls! Aside from being fun, this program teaches strategic thinking and organization.

 

TAKE & MAKE KITS

Take & Make kits contain hands-on activities to make or do at home. Kits are available beginning on the dates listed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

 

Take & Make: Positivity Activism, 12–18 YRS 

Available starting Friday, July 9

Spread joy in your community! Pick up supplies to make a poster and sidewalk chalk messages, along with prompts to spark your creativity.

 

 Take & Make: Fantasy Folk Art, 12–18 YRS 

Available starting Tuesday, July 20

Folk artists are everyday people who use their skills and imaginations to create unique works of art. Make your own folk art from ancient madrone wooden discs hand painted with jelly pens.

 

Take & Read: Water Conservation Leaders 12–18 YRS 

Available starting Friday, July 30

We’re challenging teens to be water conservation leaders in their households this summer. Pick up a kit with a copy of Neal Shusterman’s dystopian novel Dry, a reusable water bottle, and a water conservation challenge sheet. Conserve water this month and beyond!

 

TALENT LIBRARY

 

TAKE & MAKE KITS

Take & Make kits contain hands-on activities to make or do at home. Kits are available beginning on the dates listed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

 

Take & Make: Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl Lead the Way, 3+ YRS 

Available starting Tuesday, July 6

We’re raising awareness about the need for fire prevention with a Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl kit full of goodies: comics, flyers, bandanas, stickers, craft stick puppets and coloring sheets.

 

Take & Make: Fantasy Folk Art, 12–18 YRS 

Available starting Tuesday, July 20

Folk artists are everyday people who use their skills and imaginations to create unique works of art. Make your own folk art from ancient madrone wooden discs hand painted with jelly pens.

 

WHITE CITY LIBRARY

 

Be a Drum Leader with Laura Rich, 5+ YRS

Monday, July 12 • 1:30–2:30 PM

Experience the beauty of West African drumming and, through the rhythms taught, learn the fundamentals and stylistic intricacies of the music.

 

TAKE & MAKE KITS

Take & Make kits contain hands-on activities to make or do at home. Kits are available beginning on the dates listed on a first-come, first-served basis while supplies last.

 

Take & Make: Fantasy Folk Art, 12–18 YRS

Available starting Monday, July 19

Folk artists are everyday people who use their skills and imaginations to create unique works of art. Make your own folk art from ancient madrone wooden discs hand painted with jelly pens.

Details

Start:
July 1
End:
July 31
Cost:
Free
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Website:
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