Deschutes Public Library "In the Know" Newsletter
June 20, 2018
Summer Reading 2018 is in Full Swing!

There's so much happening at your library this summer! T he entire family can track their reading for a chance to win prizes. Pick up a reading log at your library or download one and start reading today!

The Noise of Nature: Test your knowledge of animal and nature sounds, play games and make your own rattlesnake tail. 6/26 (E. Bend); 6/26 (La Pine); 6/27 (Sisters); 6/27 (Redmond)
Rock It with Art: Petroglyphs? Pictographs? Make inspiring rock art and play ancient rock games.  7/10 (E. Bend); 7/10 (La Pine); 7/11 (Sisters); 7/11 (Redmond); 7/12 (D. Bend)

Musical Instrument Petting Zoo: Cascade School of Music introduces you to a variety of musical instruments and how to play them. 6/21 (E. Bend); 7/10 (Redmond); 7/19 (Sisters); 7/26 (D. Bend); 8/1 (Sunriver)
Marimba Magic: Students from High Lakes Elem. perform music on the amazing marimba. 6/23 (D. Bend)
Sing Me a Story: Storytelling & camp songs combine for the whole family to enjoy a concert that rocks with music and participation, followed by a craft. 7/12 (Sisters); 7/23 (Redmond); 8/3 (E. Bend)

The Science of Music: Weird musical instruments & videos. Play and make an instrument. 6/21 (Redmond); 7/11 (E. Bend); 7/13 (Sisters)
Paint-Along: Paint a mountain masterpiece by following along with a local artist. 6/26 (Sisters); 6/27 (D. Bend)
Guitar Pick Bracelets: Create a unique musical accessory. 6/26 (Sunriver); 6/27 (La Pine)
MAKE: Leather Bracelets: Creat a unique leather bracelet with DIY Cave. 6/29 (E. Bend)
Moon Rocks & Geodes: Make shark tooth geodes and DIY glitter dough. 7/3 (Sunriver); 7/5 (La Pine)
Cajon-Building Workshop: Build a cajon drum & learn about its traditional use. 7/6 (Redmond)
Down Beat: Be a music maker and build DIY instruments. 7/10 (Sunriver); 7/11 (La Pine); 7/14 (E. Bend)
Got Zen? Mindfulness Workshop: Mindfulness can help you enjoy life, even the hard parts. 7/11 (D. Bend); 7/12 (Redmond)
Afternoon at Bend Rock Gym: Spend an afternoon climbing. 7/14 (Bend Rock Gym)
Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Wear your pajamas, bring your stuffed friend, listen to a story, and have a dance party! Bring a child and join us for a stuffed animal sleepover party. After the story and dance party are over, leave your stuffed friend for an overnight adventure. When you come back the next day to pick up your friend you'll find a photo memory of the adventures had the night before!
July 13: East Bend |  July 24: Sunriver |  July 27: Sisters
Sing Your Socks Off!
Come unleash your inner rock star!  At DPL's Public (ROCK) Choir, led by Sing Bend, you can be part of a group singing experience unlike any other in Central Oregon. Belt out rock and pop favorites, without feeling self-conscious or worried about who can hear you and who's watching. It's not about being a great singer, it's about joining our collective voices and singing our faces off because it's good for you and it feels good, too. Free; food and beverages available for purchase.
July 10: Worthy Brewing  |  July 17: Wild Ride Brewing
Great Books, Bargain Prices!
Summer days are made for reading! You can stock up on great books at great prices during two upcoming book sales.
Friends of the Redmond Library Half-Off Book Sale: June 22 & 23
Friends of the Bend Libraries Summer Book Sale: July 4 & 8
Follow the links above for more information about times.
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DPL Events
Pick up your copy of the June/July Events guide at your library or download here
Event Spotlight
Opals in Oregon - 6/21 (E. Bend); 6/22 (La Pine)
eBook Downloads - 6/26 (E. Bend); 7/11 (Sisters)
The 1920s Oregon KKK & Its Opponents: History Pub Encore - 6/27 (E. Bend)
Intro to Proposal Writing - 7/10 (D. Bend)
Lipbone Redding - 7/11 ( La Pine and D. Bend)
Quiet Writing Time with WCCO  - 6/25, 7/2, 7/9  (D.Bend)
Author Tabitha Blankenbiller - 7/8 (D. Bend)
Writing (& Publishing) Young Adult Literature - 7/9 (D. Bend)
Screenwriting Development Pt. 3 - 7/12 (Redmond)
Author Elise Hooper - 7/15 (D. Bend)
LEGO Block Party - 6/27 (E. Bend); 7/7  (D. Bend); 7/14 (Redmond)
It's never too early to read, rhyme, and romp with your child!  Visit our website for a complete calendar of storytime locations, dates and times.  
Paws to Read - Build reading confidence with a dog; 7/5 & 7/25 (E. Bend)
Rock, Rattle & Roll - 7/14 (La Pine)
D. Bend - "Sometimes a Great Notion" (6/26); "Flight Behavior" (7/12)
E. Bend - "A Man Called Ove" (7/17)
La Pine - "Killers of the Flower Moon" (6/21); "And Then There Were None" (7/19)
Redmond - "The Alice Network" (7/12
Sisters - "Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk" (6/27)
Volunteers Needed at the Sisters Library
Would you like to learn what happens behind the scenes at the library? Are you interested in shelving books? The S isters Library is in need of a few more volunteers. If you're available for two hours a week and can commit to at least four to six months, let us know! You'll find contact information online here
Library Locations & Hours
We have six locations throughout Deschutes County to serve you.  Click here  for locations and hours. Please note that all libraries are closed on July 4 in observance of the holiday; all digital download services will still be available online.
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