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827 Deschutes Ave

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Monday9:00 AM7:00 PM
Tuesday9:00 AM7:00 PM
Wednesday9:00 AM7:00 PM
Thursday9:00 AM7:00 PM
Friday10:00 AM6:00 PM
Saturday9:00 AM6:00 PM

827 SW Deschutes Ave
Redmond, OR 97756

Phone: (541) 312-1050
Fax: (541) 548-6358

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The Redmond Library opened its doors in 1996. This 21,210 square foot library is housed in the historic Jessie Hill School building—originally built in 1929—and is located in the heart of the city of Redmond.

The Redmond Library has a varied collection of English and Spanish language materials for adults, teens, and children. English and Spanish-language programs are offered for all ages. A community meeting room serves as a gathering space for programs, lectures, and story times. Free WiFi is available throughout the building.

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  • Dec 2 2021

    10:00 AM - Thursday -

    Interactive storytime with songs, rhymes, and movement.
    This video will premiere live on Facebook at 10:00 a.m.; visit www.facebook.com/deschuteslibrary to tune in."

    Early literacy skills to get your child ready to learn to read are the focus of these storytimes. You and your child will hear great stories while also becoming more familiar with letter sounds, rhyming, vocabulary, and print. Fun for everyone with opportunities to sing, join in on movement rhymes.

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  • Dec 2 2021

    1:00 PM - Thursday - Tutor Room

    Free 30-minute walk-in social service consultations to connect to housing, medical, mental health resources, veteran, social security help, and more. For more information visit: www.thrivecentraloregon.org.

    You can also email info@thrivecentraloregon.org or call 541-728-1022 to setup phone consolations.

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  • Dec 2 2021

    4:00 PM - Thursday -

    A link to view this program online will be available beginning December 2 at 4:00 p.m.

    Klezmer Fiddle and Yiddish Songs with Jake Shulman-Ment
    Enjoy this intimate violin performance of Yiddish folk songs.

    In this solo performance, Jake speaks intimately through his singular voice on the violin, sings Yiddish folk songs of philosophy, love, and resistance, and shares stories and musings about life, music, the road, and being human.

    Born in New York City, Jake Shulman-Ment is among the most highly regarded klezmer musicians performing today. Jake is at the helm of a new generation of Klezmer performers. He tours, records, and teaches internationally and has spent two decades traveling and living in Eastern Europe, learning traditional violin styles and researching old Jewish music from master fiddlers. Visit his website to learn more: www.jakeshulmanment.com *oo*

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  • Dec 2 2021

    5:30 PM - Thursday -

    Space is limited and registration is required. Masks must be worn throughout the training.

    Darkness to Light’s Stewards of Children® is a 2.5-hour interactive training program providing participants with 5 steps to better protect children from sexual abuse. It gives adults tools for recognizing the signs of sexual abuse, responding to suspicions, and gives simple ways to minimize opportunities for abuse in organizations and in our community. This training is ideal for any adult in our community who has interactions with children.

    KIDS Center is a medical model Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) providing child abuse evaluations that include a head-to-toe medical exam, child-friendly forensic interview, family advocacy, and mental health services to children and families impacted by abuse. In addition, our services include prevention programs to help teach adults in our community how to better protect children from abuse.

    Children are referred for a KIDS Center evaluation by one of four community partners including law enforcement, DHS Child Welfare, medical providers, and licensed mental health professionals. Children and families can engage in KIDS Center advocacy and mental health services without participating in an evaluation. All of KIDS Center services are provided at no cost.

    To register, visit kidscenter.org/events *zm*

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  • Dec 5 2021

    4:00 PM - Sunday -

    Click here https://dpl.pub/youtube to join the livestream.

    Deschutes Public Library reveals A Novel Idea 2022.

    Be among the first to know the book selected for A Novel Idea 2022.
    A Novel Idea is Oregon's largest community-wide reading project.
    *ani* *yt*

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  • Dec 6 2021

    1:00 PM - Monday - Tutor Room

    Free 30-minute walk-in social service consultations to connect to housing, medical, mental health resources, veteran, social security help, and more. For more information visit: www.thrivecentraloregon.org.

    You can also email info@thrivecentraloregon.org or call 541-728-1022 to setup phone consolations.

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  • Dec 7 2021

    All Day - Tuesday -

    Pick up your weekly craft or activity kit for children! Kits will vary by week and are good for preschool aged children. Some will be appropriate for younger ages with heavy parent help. Kits are available for pick-up on Tuesdays while supplies last.

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  • Dec 7 2021

    10:00 AM - Tuesday -

    This program will be available Tuesdays via YouTube at https://bit.ly/2Yaurca

    Join community librarians for songs, rhymes, stories and fun!

    Experts agree that talking, singing, reading, writing and playing with your young child will prepare them for learning how to read, and will teach them the six skills needed to read. A child who enters kindergarten with a strong vocabulary, a love of books, and a familiarity with playing with words, has a definite advantage. You can help those skills develop with story time!

    For more information about early literacy and how to talk, read, rhyme, play and write with your child, visit: https://www.deschuteslibrary.org/kids/literacy

    *oo*

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  • Dec 7 2021

    10:30 AM - Tuesday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Enjoy the focus of a quiet space with the benefit of others' company.

    Masks are required at all indoor in-person events. Space is limited to 12 people at one time. No eating or drinking allowed.

    Bring personal work, read a book, or answer emails. Come when you can, leave when you want.

    Free, open network WiFi available.

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  • Dec 7 2021

    1:30 PM - Tuesday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Practice computer or smartphone skills! Problem-solve with staff! Find answers to your e-reader questions! Free and open to the public. Use a library computer or bring your own. No registration required.

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  • Dec 8 2021

    10:00 AM - Wednesday -

    Tune in each month to find great new kids books, suggested by DPL Librarians. Age ranges of books may vary

    *oo*

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  • Dec 8 2021

    6:00 PM - Wednesday - Multi-Purpose Room * Registration Required

    Registration is required to attend this in-person program. Wearing a face covering is required at all in-person, indoor events.

    Learn about meditation and mindfulness and how these practices can support you during the holiday season.

    Join Liz Skarvelis, Yoga Teacher and owner of Love Bird Yoga, to learn about meditation and mindfulness and how these practices can support you during the holiday season. Meditation and mindfulness both have proven health benefits and are, at their core, self-care practices. You will learn the difference between these two practices, experience both guided and silent meditation, and leave with tools to live a more mindful life.

    Liz Skarvalis: I have practiced yoga for over half my life and have studied and taught yoga for the past 12 years. Yoga has taught me to breathe, move, and live intentionally through presence, awareness, and focus. Through practices of movement, meditation, and mindfulness I have learned to be more compassionate with myself and others. It is my honor to share the practices of yoga with Redmond and the world at Love Bird Yoga. Find out more at www.lovebirdyoga.com.

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  • Dec 9 2021

    10:00 AM - Thursday -

    Interactive storytime with songs, rhymes, and movement.
    This video will premiere live on Facebook at 10:00 a.m.; visit www.facebook.com/deschuteslibrary to tune in."

    Early literacy skills to get your child ready to learn to read are the focus of these storytimes. You and your child will hear great stories while also becoming more familiar with letter sounds, rhyming, vocabulary, and print. Fun for everyone with opportunities to sing, join in on movement rhymes.

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  • Dec 9 2021

    11:45 AM - Thursday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Join us for the December book party! Vote on your favorite read of the year and share your favorite books. An optional read and short discussion on "How Much of these Hills Is Gold" will take place.

    Feed your mind at this thought-provoking and fun hybrid online and in-person book club. New members always welcome. Pick-up a physical copy at the Redmond Library.

    *zm*

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  • Dec 9 2021

    1:00 PM - Thursday - Tutor Room

    Free 30-minute walk-in social service consultations to connect to housing, medical, mental health resources, veteran, social security help, and more. For more information visit: www.thrivecentraloregon.org.

    You can also email info@thrivecentraloregon.org or call 541-728-1022 to setup phone consolations.

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  • Dec 9 2021

    6:00 PM - Thursday -

    A link to view this performance will be available beginning Thursday, December 9 at 6:00 p.m.

    Enjoy beautiful harp music performed by Rebecca Smith.

    On March 17 2020 I dressed in green, loaded up my harp in my station wagon and hit the road ... and never performed the programs I had planned, because that was the day the state shut down due to what we now know as the Covid-19 Pandemic. In this program I would like to share some of my favorite Irish tunes that I didn't get to play that day: some O'Carolan airs, jigs and slip jigs, and a hornpipe. This music, performed on solo harp, can be melancholy or toe-tapping-- or sometimes both! So pull up a chair and enjoy with me.

    Rebecca Smith went to grade school in Sisters, high school in Redmond, began college in Bend at COCC and completed her music degree at the University of Oregon in Eugene. She began playing the harp classically while studying there, and branched out into other genres since. Her entire career has been dedicated to music as a teacher and performer, both publicly and privately. She is on the faculty of the Cascade School of Music, teaches privately at her Sisters studio, and lives in Sisters with her husband. *oo*

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  • Dec 11 2021

    All Day - Saturday -

    Kids' fall crafts at all library locations while supplies last. Designed for ages 6-11 years old.

    Is the snow falling? Are the gingerbread people loose? Could it be winter time has finally arrived! Let’s get into the winter spirit with this craft and create a snowman or gingerbread ornament.

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