Plant Medicines: New Technologies and Ancient Traditions

Downtown Bend Public Library 601 NW Wall St, Bend

Discover more about three traditional plant medicines. This is an in-person program. Masks are recommended at all in-person library events. This presentation will outline the changing landscape of three master plant …

Bird of Prey Encounter with Sunriver Nature Center

Downtown Bend Public Library 601 NW Wall St, Bend

Get a close view of birds and hear from a Sunriver Nature Center naturalist. A quiet and respectful audience will help the birds during their visit. This is an in-person …

Writers Writing -The Surprising Form of Memory: Writing a Pantoum

Downtown Bend Public Library 601 NW Wall St, Bend

Explore a fascinating form of poetry: the pantoum. Registration required. The ancient pantoum is an ideal form for writing about the past. With a little direction, even uncertain writers are …

Writers Working: State of the Agent Panel

Downtown Bend Public Library 601 NW Wall St, Bend

Publishing agents answer questions about the industry. You can attend this program online or in person. To take part online, use the "Join Meeting" button above. Masks are recommended at all in-person …

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Know Wonder – The James Webb Space Telescope

Downtown Bend Public Library 601 NW Wall St, Bend

What can we learn about the universe from the JWST? This is an in-person program. Masks are recommended at all in-person library events. Launched on December 25th of 2021, the James Webb Space Telescope will usher in a new era in cosmology and astronomy. The JWST was designed to conduct near infrared astronomy to see old …

Downtown Bend: Know Wonder – Death Café

Downtown Bend Public Library 601 NW Wall St, Bend

Discuss death with a friendly group. Ages 16+. This is an in-person program. Masks are recommended at all in-person library events. Free of agenda or ideology, the aim is to increase …

Know Wonder: Creating the American Perimeter Trail

Downtown Bend Public Library 601 NW Wall St, Bend

Explore the 12,000 mile trail that will eventually circumnavigate the contiguous United States. This is a live webinar. Receive the Zoom link registering here  The American Perimeter Trail (APT) is …

Writers Writing: The Study and Practice of Autofiction

Downtown Bend Public Library 601 NW Wall St, Bend

Cultivate your understanding of autobiographical fiction and try it for yourself. This is an in-person program. Registration is required. Masks are recommended at all in-person library events. This workshop is for all …

Downtown Bend: Wilderness Permit 2022 FAQ

Downtown Bend Public Library 601 NW Wall St, Bend

Learn about the permit system and getting permits this year. This is an in-person program. Masks are recommended at all in-person library events. In this presentation: • Learn more about the …

Food Security vs. Food Sovereignty

Downtown Bend Public Library 601 NW Wall St, Bend

Learn why food sovereignty is so important to Native people with Perri McDaniel, member of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde.

Online Only: “Daughter of a Lost Bird” Live Q&A

Downtown Bend Public Library 601 NW Wall St, Bend

Participate in a live Q&A with the director and subject of the Documentary Daughter of a Lost Bird. This is a live presentation. View the documentary on your own (66 minutes). A link to view the documentary will be available beginning April 27. Join the Q&A by registering through Zoom here: https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_M888VbV9RKqM67uDr4Pu9g . Summary courtesy of Women …

Ichishkín Language Revitalization

Downtown Bend Public Library 601 NW Wall St, Bend

Learn about local Native language revitalization that counters historical damage with Jefferson Greene of the Columbia River Institute for Indigenous Development (CRÍID) Foundation.

Truth and Reckoning: Indian Boarding Schools

Downtown Bend Public Library 601 NW Wall St, Bend

Learn about 100 years of Native American boarding school history in Oregon. This is an in-person program. Masks are recommended at all in-person library events. This presentation will cover over 100 years of boarding school history and experiences. It will begin with the reasoning behind the founding of the government-based schools in the late 1800s, followed …