Summer Reading Schedule of Events

All programs are Free

June 15th  1pm Summer Reading Kick off with Storyteller Will Hornyak

June  16th 6pm Storytelling for our adult Patrons with Will Hornyak

From Russian fairy tales and Native American legends to Irish myths, Oregon tall tales and lively participation stories, Will weaves a wide variety of oral  traditions into an engaging program.

June  21st   1pm  Origami with Aiden Stephan

Learn to fold paper into something unique and fantastic.  Shapes, bugs , and critters of all kinds.   Beginners welcome.

July 10th—13th   10am—12pm

Lego Robotics Day Camp

Students entering 4th—8th grade will learn how to build and program a Lego Mindstorm Robot.  Rgistration is required as space is limited to 20 students.

Please call 541-332-5622 to register

July 14th   12:30pm  SMOKEY The BEAR  

Come and visit with Smokey and learn how to be safe with campfires

 July 21st  11am    Charlie Brown: Comedy, Juggling and laughs galore !

A hilarious multi-talented performer, Charlie manipulates his props and audiences with breathtaking skill. His special blend of absurd comedy and technical feats create a memorable experience for everyone!

August 4th    2pm

U of O Museum of Natural History:  Engineer It! Exploring Ancient                                                                                 Technologies

Build a shelter, design a boat, weave a shoe, or invent a fishing tool! Try out your own engineering skills while discovering technologies designed by Oregon’s first engineers. Native American people have always used science and engineering to create effective tools, homes, clothing, cooking methods and more. Join us to explore a collection of Oregon artifacts from the museum, and engage in fun, hands-on engineering challenges.

August 10th  5pm  A Family program with the Travelling Lantern Theater

The Ribbles Build a Residence

Soon after their lovely insect nuptials, Mr. and Mrs. Ribble are expecting a baby Ribblet and they need a new home for their family!  By playing  interactive games and discovering basic building techniques, the audience will help draw a ground plan while Thia Tweet, the bird architect and Gerry the Ant Contractor from Brooklyn assist the Ribbles in building their new home for a better world!

                          Summer Reading Activity Days

All Activity Day programs are geared for multiple ages and are free for everyone

June 30th  1pm Build it Day—                                                     Build your own creation using pieces of puzzles. Use the Legos to create something fantastic or create a collage out of found materials

July 14th  11-2pm  Bubbles and Chalk for our littlest readers           Join us in the Courtyard  for chalk art and tons of bubble fun !

July 28th 1pm                                                    Wallet, Beads, and Bracelet creations—                          

Create a fantastic wallet or small purse out of duct tape, use fancy paper to make paper beads or learn to make a survival bracelet out of paracord.