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TED Talks: Innovative Gardening Read Press Release

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Lawson Inada Visits to Talk Poetry Read Press Release

As part of Jackson County Library Services’ participation in the state-wide reading program “Oregon Reads 2014” celebrating the works of Oregon Poet William Stafford, Lawson Inada, local poet and former Oregon Poet Laureate, will provide poetry discussions and writing workshops. You won’t want to miss these chances to learn from a Poet Laureate. Visit one of the branches below:

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Guild Lecture Series: The History of the Roman Empire Read Press Release

Ean Roby, popular lecturer and noted historian, will begin a three-part series on the history of the Roman Empire to be held on the third Wednesday of the month from 12 noon – 1 p.m. in the Large Community Meeting Room of the Medford Branch Library, 205 South Central Avenue.

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Slick, Slimy, or Scaly: Reptiles and Amphibians Read Press Release

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Oregon Reads William Stafford: “Writing Inspired by His Poetry” Read Press Release

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Music from the Oregon Trail Read Press Release

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Wii…What? Read Press Release

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Welcome to the Needlers Read Press Release

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The Artwork of Dave Stempson Read Press Release
Kids' Programs & Storytimes

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Have a Hoot of a Good Time Read Press Release
Come early and get a good seat! This special event is sponsored by the Friends of the Medford Library. For more information, contact the Medford Branch Library at 541-774-8678.

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Origami: the Art of Paper Folding Read Press Release

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Slick, Slimy, or Scaly: Reptiles and Amphibians Read Press Release

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Storytime Classics visit the Gold Hill Branch Library Read Press Release  

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Origami: the Art of Paper Folding Read Press Release  

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Let’s Go Legos! Read Press Release

Jackson County Library Services is very pleased to offer monthly Lego sessions at select libraries. Each month volunteer Helga Motley, will teach children a different Lego building skill. Children are encouraged to play with Helga’s Legos and then leave them to be used again next month. Ages 5 years and up are invited to attend.

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Ashland Library Preschool Storytimes Read Press Release  

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Stories for Your Kiddos Read Press Release  
Teen Programs

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Fun in the Medford Teen Library Read Press Release Activities are sponsored by the Friends of the Medford Library. Please contact the Medford Teen Library at 541-774-6413.

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Teen Game Day- Don’t Miss It! Read Press Release

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Slick, Slimy, or Scaly: Reptiles and Amphibians Read Press Release

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Oregon Reads William Stafford: “Writing Inspired by His Poetry” Read Press Release
Book Groups

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Discover Your Next Favorite Book with “Books@4” Read Press Release

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Siskiyou Sleuths Book Group Welcomes Readers Read Press Release

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Brain Books Discussion Group at the Ashland Branch Library Read Press Release

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Bookworms: Read, Discuss, Grow Read Press Release

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Start Reading Now for the Medford Library Book Discussion Group Read Press Release Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Medford Library.
Movies

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Monday Movies at the Phoenix Library

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Far Out Flicks of the Sixties Read Press Release
movieRegardless of the genre, movies of the 1960s often reflected the groovy lifestyles and trippy happenings that were going on off-screen. On Wednesdays in April, view four great films with an unmistakable “sixties style” from 1:30 – 3:30 p.m., at the Central Point Branch Library, 116 South Third Street. Be there or be square.

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It’s Showtime! Read Press Release
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Movies, great movies, are in store for April featuring England’s most famous spy, and arguably the best James Bond actor. Come to free film showings that will leave you shaken, not stirred, on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month, from 12 noon –2 p.m., at the Medford Branch Library, 205 South Central Avenue, 541-774-8679.

April 23: James Bond willingly falls into an assassination ploy involving a naive Russian beauty in order to retrieve a Soviet encryption device that was stolen by SPECTRE. (1963, rated PG)

These free film showings are sponsored by the Friends of the Medford Library in conjunction with the Southern Oregon Historical Society's “FAR OUT! Southern Oregon in the 1960s” event. Admission, popcorn, and refreshments are free, courtesy of the Medford Friends of the Library. For more information please call the Medford Branch Library at 541-774-8679.

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Free Films at the Ashland Branch Library Read Press Release

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Afternoon at the Movies at the Gold Hill Library Read Press Release
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Author Talks

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Mystery Novel Author to Visit Read Press Release
Author Visit
This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Ashland Public Library. For more information, please call the Ashland Branch Library at 541-774-6996.

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Write Your Mother’s Story Read Press Release
Author Visit
Looking for a fun and unique way to commemorate your mother? Celebrate and honor your mother by writing your mother’s story as a Mother’s Day tribute led by award-winning author Carol Jo Pettit during this month’s Third Monday Author Night on Monday, April 21, from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m., in the Large Community Meeting Room of the Medford Branch Library, 205 South Central Avenue.

Ms. Pettit, author of Lies of Mercy – Lies of Grace: Tales of a Pennsylvania Dutch Girl in Miami, published by Blue Nebula Books in 2010, won first place in the Bloomsbury Books “Bloomie” writing contest for Southern Oregon women writers in 2006. She also was the first-place winner for adult fiction in the International Story Star contest.

This program is proudly sponsored by the Friends of the Medford Library who will serve light snacks and refreshments. For more information please call the Medford Branch Library at 541-774-8679.

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Eco-Literature Reading and Discussion Read Press Release
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Computer Classes and Technology Workshops

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You Need2Know about Library2Go and eBooks! Read Press Release
Need 2 Know

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Free Basic Computer Demonstrations at Jackson County Library Services Read Press Release January-June 2014 Schedule
Book Sales: Friends of the Library

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Book Sales: Friends of the Library Read Press Release Friends of the Library groups are hosting book sales throughout Jackson County this spring. Find lots of new titles and big price breaks on materials for all ages and interests. Proceeds help sponsor programs and activities for library patrons, ages 0-99.

For more information, please contact the Jackson County Library Services at 541-774-8679.
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Outstanding Ready to Read Grant Project Award Read Press Release

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Resume Writing Made Easy Read Press Release

 

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