Deschutes Public Library "In the Know" Newsletter
February 1, 2017
"Know WWII" this Month at Your Library
During the month of February we'll explore the people, food, literature, propaganda, and politics of World War II. Expect to learn something new and dig a little deeper into the war years that shaped our country and our community. This series is i n support of the High Desert Museum's new exhibit, "World War II: The High Desert Home Front." Find a full list of programs, locations and times in the Events guide, in the links below, or on our website here.
Wartime East of the Cascades, 1941-1945  - 2/7 (D. Bend); 2/8 ( Sisters)
Cooking for Victory - 2/7 (E. Bend); 2/8 (Redmond)
Second Sunday: The Elliott Love Letters/WWII on a Personal Stage - 2/12 (D. Bend)
U.S. Army Combat Engineer Training at Camp Abbot - 2/11 (D. Bend); 2/15 (Sunriver)
The Reel History of WWII - 2/16 (E. Bend); 2/18 (Redmond)
Don't Miss Author Anthony Doerr on Feb. 24
The Author! Author! season continues with an evening with Anthony Doerr on February 24 in Bend. Doerr is the author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All the Light We Cannot See. He is also the author of two short story collections---Memory Wall and The Shell Collector---as well as the novel About Grace. Doerr has won numerous awards for his writing, including four O. Henry Prizes, the Rome Prize, the National Magazine Award for fiction, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. Tickets are on sale now. Money raised from ticket sales supports library programs and services not funded by taxes. Also coming up in the series: Dr. Siddhartha Mukherjee, author of The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer, on April 10. Tickets on sale now.
Join the Season of Nonviolence Book Discussion
Deschutes Public Library joins with Central Oregon Community College and Building Common Ground in February to host a four-week discussion on Eduardo Bonilla-Silva's acclaimed book Racism without Racists. The book discussion takes place every Thursday morning in February at the Redmond Library; register online here. Silva's book explores the idea that beneath our contemporary conversations about race lies a stockpile of phrases, arguments and stories that account for racial inequalities. 
Know More: U.S. History in Context
Are you looking for information about George Washington or Abraham Lincoln? Do you want to know more about the United States' role in World War II? Are you interested in the Civil Rights Movement or the rise of organized labor in the United States?  U.S. History in Context provides a complete overview of U.S. history that covers the most-studied events, issues, and current information.  Read Patrick Henry's Call to Arms, Martin Luther King's speech at the Lincoln Memorial, descriptions of the winter at Valley Forge, and much more.  Explore   U.S. History in Context today to discover how America has changed and evolved since 1776.
Free Tax Prep Help is Here
AARP Foundation Tax-Aide is offering free tax preparation sessions for all Central Oregonians at the Downtown Bend Public Library. Come to the library to learn more about tax credits and have an IRS-Certified Volunteer prepare your taxes. Taxes are prepared online, using IRS certified software and then electronically transmitted to the IRS. Certified tax volunteers will also be available to answer some your tax questions. Walk-in sessions at the Downtown Bend Library are on Saturdays and Sundays from noon to 5:00 p.m. beginning February 11 and run through April 9
eBooks? Print Books? Or Audio Books? We Have You Covered However You Read!
Print. Digital. Audio. Read any way you like! Deschutes Public Library is all about reading and we offer a variety of formats to suit your preferences. Download a favorite read to you device, listen to a book as you drive, or snuggle in with a print copy. We've got you covered! If you need help downloading eBooks or audiobooks, just ask us or look for helpful info online here. We can also offer you personalized reading suggestions. And if you're looking to connect with other readers, be sure to check out our book clubs and author events.
DPL Events
The new February/March events guide is out now! Pick up your copy at your library or download here.
Event Spotlight
SCORE Small Business Counseling - 2/7, 2/21 ( D. Bend)
eBook Downloads - 2/7 (D. Bend); 2/28 (E. Bend)
SCORE Workshop: Social Media - 2/9 (Redmond); 2/15 (D. Bend)
Tinker Tuesday: Small Appliance Repair - 2/21 (COCC Redmond)
Coding Camp: Build a Webpage - 2/25 (Redmond)
Baby Steps, Animal Adventures, Toddlin' Tales, Pajama Party, Science Story Time and more! Early literacy story times introduce activities to develop a love of books and skills that prep a child for reading.
Kids Camp: Art - Wednesdays, 2/1-2/22 (D. Bend)
LEGO Block Party - 2/4 (D. Bend); 2/11 (Redmond); 2/18 (La Pine); 2/18 (Sunriver); 2/22 (E. Bend) 
Story Time & Lunch - 2/16 (Juniper Elementary)
Teen Advisory Board  - 2/1 (Redmond )
Fandom Friday - 2/10 (D. Bend)
STEAM Team: LED Valentines - 2/11 (E. Bend)
Teen Writing Group - 2/15 (Redmond)
Teen Writing Group - 2/17 (Dudley's Bend) 
Spanish story times and computer classes now at the Redmond and East Bend Libraries.
D. Bend - "All the Light We Cannot See" (2/9); "The Portrait of a Lady" (2/28)
E. Bend - "The Shell Collector" ( 2/21)
La Pine - "About Grace" ( 2/16)
Redmond - "Memory Wall" ( 2/9)
Sisters - "The Shell Collector" ( 2/22
Library Fun
Author, publisher and philanthropist Dave Eggers spoke at Bend High in January as part of the Author! Author! series. Speaking of how to connect with people, he said, "It just starts with humans listening to each other. We have to start that dialogue and a lot can happen." You'll find more pictures of Eggers in Bend here.
Library Locations
We have six locations throughout Deschutes County to serve you.  Click here  for locations and hours. 
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