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.