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Know Boomers!

Posted By:  Liz Goodrich
Date Posted:  12/20/2010

Know Boomers! Love them or loathe them, the Boomer Generation (those born during the post WWII baby boom) continue to shape our world. From their coming of age during the 60’s war to their current status as the healthiest, wealthiest and largest generation, it’s time to take a closer look at the Boomer Generation! Get to “Know Boomers,” during the month of January at Deschutes Public Libraries.


Boomer, Xers, and Millenials: Can We All Get Along
Thursday, January 6, 2011
6:00 pm
Brooks Room Bend Public Library

Friday, January 7, 2011
1:00 pm
Sisters Public Library

Explore the general characteristics, communication styles, and values of the various generations beginning with the Baby Boomers in this presentation by Karen Roth, COCC's Director of Multicultural Activities. Free and open to the public.

Lisa, 541/312-1032
lisam@deschuteslibrary.org


Good Vibrations: Influential 1960's Songs & Artists
Saturday, January 8, 2011
1:00 pm
Sunriver Area Public Library

Mike Ficher of KPOV radio's syndicated Ultimate Oldies Show, offers fascinating and engaging insight into critical songs and artists of the Boomer generation.

Lisa, 541/312-1032
lisam@deschuteslibrary.org


The American Character: The Power of Individualism and Volunteerism
Tuesday, January 11, 2011
6:30 pm
Brooks Room, Bend Public Library

Are the ideas of individualism and volunteerism at odds within the American character? Discuss the question with OCH scholars Prakash Chenjeri, a philosophy professor at Southern Oregon University and Daniel Morris, director of foreign languages and literatures at Southern Oregon University. This program is sponsored through a partnership between the City Club of Central Oregon and Deschutes Public Library and funded in part by a grant from Oregon Humanities, a statewide nonprofit organization.

Liz, 541/312-1032
lizg@deschuteslibrary.org


The Beat Generation
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
6:30 pm
Brooks Room, Bend Public Library

Drop in and turn on to the Beat Generation with COCC professor Steven Bidlake.

Liz, 514/312-1032
lizg@deschuteslibrary.org


Balance Yoga
Wednesday, January 19, 2011
12:00 noon
Sisters Public Library

Thursday, January 20, 2010
6:30 pm
Brooks Room, Bend Public Library

Come and explore some ideas for "reawakening" your boomer body with Hilloah Rohr. Plan to participate in some intro level yoga stretches.

Liz, 541/312-1032
lizg@deschuteslibrary.org


The Love Generation
Saturday, January 22, 2011
Redmond Public Library
2:00 pm

Peace, love and happiness is the name of the game during COCC professor Steven Bidlake’s presentation on the flower children and hippies of the 60’s.

Liz, 514/312-1032
lizg@deschuteslibrary.org


Author Lauren Kessler
Saturday, January 29, 2011
Brooks Room, Bend Public Library
2:00 pm

Lauren Kessler, award-winning author of Stubborn Twig, will read from her latest book, My Teenage Werewolf: A Mother, A Daughter, A Journey Through the Thicket of Adolescence. Free and open to the public.

Lisa, 541/312-1032
lisam@deschuteslibrary.org


Authors Terri Daniels and Kelsey Collins
Sunday, January 30, 2011
Brooks Room, Bend Public Library
2:00 pm

As record numbers of baby boomers become caregivers for aging parents, discussion about end-of-life issues has never been more important in our culture. Terri and Kelsey shed a different light on the end of physical life that promotes inner healing and prepares the Baby Boom generation for its own inevitable transition

Liz, 541/312-1032
lizg@deschuteslibrary.org

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