Deschutes Public Library "In the Know" Newsletter
July 11, 2018
Rock On! Great Music at Your Library in July
Plato said, "Music gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything." Take flight with the library this summer as a range of musicians share their unique sounds. From instruments such as the cello to a two-necked guitar, and music inspired by Shakespeare to music created with your own voice, take a musical journey with us this month. 

Lipbone Redding: 7/11 (La Pine); 7/11 (D. Bend)
DPL Public (ROCK) Choir: 7/17 (Wild Ride Brewing)
Five Moons & a Rare Bird: 7/18 (D. Bend)
123 Andres: 7/21 (Redmond)
Two-Necked Guitarist Mark Kroos: 7/24 (Sisters); 7/24 (D. Bend); 7/25 (Sunriver)
Here Comes Everybody/Songs from Shakespeare: 7/28 (E. Bend); 7/28 (Redmond)
Teen Fun from Cool Prizes to Great Programs
This summer, teens can track their reading for a chance to win the grand prize, a $100 gift card to iTunes or a local book store. But your library is about more than books; we have great programs for teens, too! 

The Science of Music : Weird musical instruments & videos. Play and make an instrument. 7/11 (E. Bend); 7/13 (Sisters)
Down Beat : Be a music maker and build DIY instruments.  7/11 (La Pine); 7/14 (E. Bend)
Got Zen? Mindfulness Workshop: Mindfulness can help you enjoy life, even the hard parts. 7/12 (Redmond)
Everything Zen Rocks: Find your center painting mandalas and decorating rocks. 7/17 (Sisters); 7/24 (Sunriver); 7/25 (La Pine)
Rockin' Bracelets & Keychains: Create a unique mineral accessory. 7/17 (Sunriver); 7/18 (La Pine)
Games 'n' Snacks: Tabletop games, Wii, coloring, puzzles, and tasty treats. 7/18 (D. Bend)
Rock Your Crafts: Make a variety of crafts: decoupage, painting, and traveling games. 7/24 (Redmond)
Guitar Pick Bracelets : Create a unique musical accessory. 7/30 (Redmond)
Lip Sync Battle/Karaoke Party: Bring your friends for musical shenanigans. 8/1 (D. Bend)
With All of This, There's No Time to Be Bored!
Read, play, sleep, repeat! There are all kinds of things happening at your library this summer for children and families. Take part in summer reading for a chance to win great prizes, and join us for all kinds of fun programs and activities. 

Rock It with Art: Petroglyphs? Pictographs? Make inspiring rock art and play ancient rock games. 7/11 ( Sisters and Redmond);  7/12 (D. Bend)
Sing Me a Story: Storytelling and 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)
Groovin' and Movin': Get your groove on and move to the beat, plus make your own instrument. 7/17 (E. Bend and Sunriver); 7/18 (Sisters and Redmond); 7/19 (D. Bend)
Musical Instrument Petting Zoo: Cascade School of Music introduces a variety of musical instruments and how to play them. 7/19 (Sisters); 7/26 (D. Bend); 8/1 (Sunriver)
Anansi the Rockin' Spider: Enjoy a puppet show about how Anansi the Spider tricks his friends with a special rock, learn about different rocks in our area, and make your own special Anansi rock to take home. 7/31 ( E. Bend and Sunriver); 8/1 ( Sisters and Redmond); 8/2 (D. Bend)
We Want to Hear from You
We're heading out into the communities of Deschutes County to hear from you! We're sending friendly staff members out to a variety of locations in Bend, La Pine, Redmond, Sisters, and Sunriver to get your thoughts on how your library can best serve you and your community in the future. Your thoughts and ideas are important to us, so keep an eye out for us throughout July. Thanks for taking part!
Library Locations & Hours
We have six locations throughout Deschutes County to serve you.  Click here  for locations and hours. 
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DPL Events
Pick up your copy of the June/July Events guide at your library or download here
Event Spotlight
eBook Downloads - 7/24 (E. Bend)
The Life and Legend of Billy the Kid - 8/1 (E. Bend)
Page to Screen: Room - 8/6 (Tin Pan Theater)
See left column for music performances in July.
Screenwriting Development Pt. 3 - 7/12 (Redmond)
Author Elise Hooper - 7/15 (D. Bend)
Quiet Writing Time with WCCO - 7/16, 7/23, 7/30 (D. Bend)
Procedural Poetry with Jenna Goldsmith - 7/21 (Sisters)
"Stoke Your Woke" Author Carol Delmonico & Designer Casey Davis - 7/25 (D. Bend)
Words on a Mic with MOWO - 8/3 (Bright Place Gallery, Bend)
LEGO Block Party - 7/14 (Redmond); 7/25 (E. Bend)
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; 7/25 (E. Bend)
Stuffed Animal Sleepover - Wear PJs, hear a story, and leave a stuffed animal for an overnight adventure! 7/13 (E. Bend); 7/24 (Sunriver); 7/26 (La Pine); 7/27 (Sisters)
Rock, Rattle & Roll - 7/14 (La Pine); 7/21 (Sunriver)
Summer Sleepover at the Library - 7/21 (D. Bend)
D. Bend - "Flight Behavior" (7/12); "The Red Badge of Courage" (7/24); "Sometimes a Great Notion" (8/16)
E. Bend - "A Man Called Ove" (7/17)
La Pine - "And Then There Were None" (7/19)
Redmond - "The Alice Network" (7/12
Sisters - Share your favorite cookbook (7/25)
Library Fun
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