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Redmond Library

Redmond

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Friday9:006:00
Saturday9:006:00

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 6 2019

    1:00 PM - Friday -

    All books are half-off. FORBL Members will receive a 4th book free of equal or lesser value with the purchase of every 3 books.

    Some of the book selections include: biographies and nonfiction, mystery, adventure, science fiction, fantasy-paranormal, romance, children & teens, vintage and classics, history, travel, health and cooking.10 a.m. – noon for members
    Friday, December 6th, 12:00 – 4:30 p.m.
    Saturday, December 7th, 12:00 – 4:30 p.m.

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  • Dec 7 2019

    10:00 AM - Saturday - Multi-Purpose Room * Registration Required

    Make a beautiful wreath to give or keep.

    Learn to create beautiful, budget friendly bubble wreaths. Great gift idea! Participants should bring a glue gun.

    Kathryn Osborne has lived in Redmond for over 10 years. She is a loud and lively character who loves creating quick and affordable crafts that spark the imagination of her two young children.


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  • Dec 7 2019

    10:00 AM - Saturday - Main Lobby

    Make an awesome holiday gift, or something for yourself.

    Join us for a crafty morning with projects perfect for youngsters, teens, and families, including card and button making, ornaments, and catnip toys for kitties. All ages welcome!

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  • Dec 7 2019

    1:00 PM - Saturday - Main Lobby

    Experience an 1870s quartet of fine musicians in authentic garb.

    The Victorian Carolers offer fine entertainment for any holiday event. Dressed in Victorian-era garb, they look and sound like you would expect from an 1870s quartet of fine musicians (only they are a lot younger!). Made up of four highly trained singers, they bring clarity and beauty to a large selection of both sacred and secular Christmas music. Founded in Central Oregon over 12 years ago, the Victorian Carolers have entertained thousands at tree lightings, holiday parties, concert events, corporate events, private banquets, and strolling all over.

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  • Dec 7 2019

    1:00 PM - Saturday -

    All books are half-off. FORBL Members will receive a 4th book free of equal or lesser value with the purchase of every 3 books.

    Some of the book selections include: biographies and nonfiction, mystery, adventure, science fiction, fantasy-paranormal, romance, children & teens, vintage and classics, history, travel, health and cooking.10 a.m. – noon for members
    Friday, December 6th, 12:00 – 4:30 p.m.
    Saturday, December 7th, 12:00 – 4:30 p.m.

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  • Dec 7 2019

    1:30 PM - Saturday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Make a simple gingerbread house from graham crackers and royal icing.

    You’re invited to a festive afternoon of sweet construction. We’ll provide all the ingredients for you to build your masterpiece. The program begins at 1:30, and we will be restocking at 2:30 p.m., so come when it fits your schedule. This program is free, and open to all ages.

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  • Dec 9 2019

    10:30 AM - Monday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Tiempo Interactivo con cuentos, canciones, rimas y manualidades. Edades 0-5.

    Traiga a todos su pequeñitos a este tiempo de cuentos que ofrece libros para bebés, niños pequeños y preescolares. Todos aprenderán lo divertido que es el tiempo de cuentos con oportunidades para cantar, participar en rimas de movimiento y ser creativos con manualidades. Duración: 25 minutos. *ls*

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  • Dec 9 2019

    1:30 PM - Monday - Multi-Purpose Room

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

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  • Dec 10 2019

    9:30 AM - Tuesday - Multi-Purpose Room

    A gentle storytime for infant and caregiver. 0-18 mo.

    Babies need to hear stories, right from the beginning. You and your little one will join other families and hear very simple stories, songs and rhymes that will help to build a love of books and words. Only 15 minutes long!

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  • Dec 10 2019

    10:00 AM - Tuesday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Join the Writer's Collective of Central Oregon and your fellow writers for quiet writing time at the Library. Every Tuesday from 10 AM-1 PM. Come when you can, leave when you want.

    Bring personal work, read a book, or answer emails. Enjoy the focus of a quiet space with the benefit of others' company for motivation.

    Free, open network WiFi available.

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  • Dec 10 2019

    1:30 PM - Tuesday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Practice computer skills! Problem-solve with staff! Find answers to your computer, phone, laptop or other technology questions. Free and open to the public. Use a library laptop or bring your own. No registration required.

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  • Dec 11 2019

    10:30 AM - Wednesday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Stories, songs, rhymes, crafts to develop early literacy skills. 3-5 yrs.

    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. Plus there will be directions to follow, which will help prepare for kindergarten. 30 min.

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  • Dec 11 2019

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

    Learn strategies to create an effective business plan.

    Are you starting a new business? Facing challenges with your existing business? Looking to expand an existing business? Find out how to clearly communicate your business purpose and secure funding while learning about market sizing, intellectual property, financial projections, business strategy and more. The session is free, but registration required. Contact the Downtown Bend Library at 541-617-7080 for more information and registration.

    SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. They are a resource partner with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and have been mentoring small business owners for more than forty years. For more information about Central Oregon SCORE please visit their web site at http://centraloregon.score.org.

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  • Dec 12 2019

    9:30 AM - Thursday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Stories, songs, rhymes, crafts to develop early literacy skills. 3-5 yrs.

    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. Plus there will be directions to follow, which will help prepare for kindergarten. 30 min

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  • Dec 12 2019

    10:30 AM - Thursday - Multi-Purpose Room

    An active storytime with stories, songs & movement rhymes. 18-36 mo.

    Toddlers like to move so this storytime features not only the best stories, but plenty of participation through songs and action rhymes. Your child will be introduced to letter sounds, vocabulary, and the fun of interacting with you and others. 25 min.

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  • Dec 12 2019

    12:00 PM - Thursday - Multi-Purpose Room

    Book party! Share your favorite read of the year.

    Bring your lunch, and feed your mind at this thought-provoking and fun book club.

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  • Dec 12 2019

    1:30 PM - Thursday - Multi-Purpose Room

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

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  • Dec 12 2019

    6:00 PM - Thursday - Main Lobby

    Enjoy the sounds of the Zion Redeemed Ringers handbell choir.

    Zion Redeemed Ringers perform their program, The Twelve Bells of Christmas, with twelve bells.

    Zion Redeemed Ringers, a three octave Chime group, got its start in 2014 at Zion Lutheran Church in Redmond. One year later they were able to buy three octaves of handbells, and at this time began incorporating both bells and chimes in their songs. Directed by Gloria McLeod, the ringers for this performance include: Carolyn Allen, Anne Bohac, Eric Burtness, Diane Evans, Steve Prazak and Vicki Prazak. Zion Redeemed Ringers play mostly secular music, including classical, jazz, African, and special holiday music.

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  • Dec 13 2019

    2:00 PM - Friday - Multi-Purpose Room * Registration Required

    Find and manage documents and photos on your computer.

    Learn the basics of managing files in the Windows 10 environment. Organize your documents and photos using File Explorer and create a system so you can easily save, locate, and move your files on your computer. Also learn how to attach a file to an email and upload photos to your favorite social network.

    This is a hands-on, interactive class. Participants should be comfortable using a mouse and internet browser. While the library has laptops, attendees are encouraged to bring their laptops and/or a flash drive. Space is limited and registration is requested.

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  • Dec 14 2019

    3:00 PM - Saturday - Main Lobby

    Enjoy holiday tunes and harmonies with RavenSong.

    Singers from Ridgeview High School's premier singing group RavenSong perform.

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