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Know Biography - February 2010

Posted By:  Liz Goodrich
Date Posted:  2/2/2010

Get up close and personal with somebody famous this month at Deschutes Public Library. During the month of February various programs will examine the compelling lives of notable people who have shaped our literary, artistic and political worlds. Know More about Kate Chopin, Greg Mortenson, Paul McCartney, Paul Newman, and Henri Matisse at Deschutes Public Library. All programs are free and open to the public.
 
Good Chair, Great Books
 12:00 – 1:00 pm
Bend Public Library, Brooks Room
Ruth Ann, 617-7089
12:00 – 1:00 pm
Redmond Public Library
Jenny, 312-1064
Discussion of Three Cups of Tea: One Man's Mission to Promote Peace -- One School at a Time by Greg Mortenson and David Oliver Relin.
 
Good Chair, Great Books
12:00 noon
Sunriver Area Public Library
Read and discuss Stones into Schools: Promoting Peace with Books, Not Bombs, in Afghanistan and Pakistan by Greg Mortenson. Participants are encouraged to bring their lunch to this event.
Julie, 617-7085
 
3:00 pm
Brooks Room, Bend Public Library
Shawn Levy, Film Critic for the Oregonian since 1997, will discuss the life of Paul Newman and the research process for writing this newly published book on the beloved and charismatic movie star.
Lisa, 312-1034
 
Biography: Kate Chopin
2:00 pm
Brooks Room, Bend Public Library

1:30 pm
Redmond Public Library
COCC professor, Stacey Donohue discusses the extraordinary life of American author Kate Chopin.
Liz, 312-1032
 
Art Envy: Henri Matisse
2:00 pm
Sunriver Area Public Library
Local artist Paula Bullwinkel will discuss the life and work of French artist Henri Matisse, followed by a fun collage-making workshop based on the cut-out work of the featured artist. No registration required.
Lisa, 312-1034
 
3:00 pm
Brooks Room, Bend Public Library
Author Peter Ames Carlin reads and discusses his recently published biography of Paul McCartney.
Liz, 312-1032
 
 
For more information about this or other library programs please visit the library web site at www.deschuteslibrary.org or call 312-1032. People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating or auxiliary aides) should contact Liz at 312-1032.

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