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June Library Events Throughout the County


 
Listed below are free scheduled events at all Jackson County Libraries this June, including author talks, lectures, musical performances, crafting programs, movies, and more. Please note, movie listings include plot summaries but not movie titles, as per our licensing agreement.
 

Applegate Library

18485 North Applegate Road | 541-846-7346


Applegate Fire Lookouts
Saturday, June 1 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
John McKelligott, Ranger with the Siskiyou Mountains Ranger District, will discuss two local fire lookouts on the National Historic Registry: Dutchman Peak and Squaw Peak, followed by Q&A.
 
Friends of the Applegate Library (FOAL) Book Sale
Friday, June 21 • 2:00–6:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 22 • 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
 
Community Drumming After Hours
Friday, June 21 • 6:00–7:00 p.m.
Connect to Mother Earth through a community drumming circle. No experience necessary. Some rattles and drums available; please bring your own if you have them.
 
Watercolor the Stars, 12–18 YRS
Saturday, June 22 • 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Learn watercolor skills and take home an original, space-inspired work of art. Adventure deep into space, wonder about distant life, and sense the enormity of the universe! Please arrive on time for this step-by-step class.
 
Kids' Music Jam: Space Time, 6–12 YRS
Wednesday, June 26 • 12:30–1:45 p.m.
Join in some out-of-this-world music fun: songs, games, and the chance to make space sounds with crazy instruments.
 

Ashland Library

410 Siskiyou Boulevard | 541-774-6996

 

Kids & Family

 
LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS
Sunday, June 2 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Children's Department
Build and display your own creations.
 
Baby Social Hour
Thursdays in June • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Children's Department
A non-facilitated playtime for babies and their caregivers.
 
Summer Reading Kick-Off Party
Tuesday, June 11 • 2:00–​3:00 p.m.
Balloon sculptures, create and take your own book bag, and music by RumTum.
 
Library Board Games, 8+ YRS
Saturday, June 15 • 12:00–4:00 p.m.
Learn and play new and popular board games with FunAgain Games.
 
Create Your Own Alien
Tuesday, June 18 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Use found objects and a variety of materials to create your own alien.
 
Super Special Space Storytime
Wednesday, June 19 • 10:45–11:30 a.m.
Enjoy stories, songs and activities.
 
Traveling Lantern Theater Performs “My Mother the Astronaut”
Tuesday, June 25 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Aquarius’ mom is an astronaut and today is “take your child to work day.” What will she experience during her day at NASA?
 
Magnet Day
Thursday, June 27 • 12:00–4:00 p.m.
Explore and create with magnetic blocks, shapes and Magna-Tiles.
 

Teens & Tweens

 
Teen Video Games, 11-18 YRS
Saturday, June 8 • 12:00–3:00 p.m.
Join us for Wii & PS4 video games.
 
Teen Crafternoon: Out-of-This-World Masks, 11-18 YRS
Mondays, June 10 & 17 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Make a cast of your face on June 10, then come back on June 17 to transform it into an extraterrestrial creature during this two-part program with Mary Wilkins-Kelly.
 
Library Board Games, 8+ YRS
Saturday, June 15 • 12:00–4:00 p.m.
Learn and play new and popular board games with FunAgain Games.
 
Watercolor the Stars, 12–18 YRS
Monday, June 24 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Learn watercolor skills and take home an original, space-inspired work of art. Adventure deep into space, wonder about distant life, and sense the enormity of the universe! Please arrive on time for this step-by-step class.
 

Adults

 
Spanish Conversation Group
Thursdays • 3:00–5:00 p.m.
All levels welcome to attend, as are drop-ins.
 
Queer Coffee House at the Library
Saturday, June 1 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
LGBTQ+ identified people and their allies meet to share coffee, snacks, news, LGBTQ+ books, and discussion.
 
Walt Whitman: America’s Poet of the Open Road
Sunday, June 2 • 1:00–2:00 p.m.
Tim Holt takes on the role of Walt Whitman, presenting his life and work in poetry and prose.
 
Color Happy!, 18+ YRS
Mondays • 10:00–11:30 a.m.
Drop in and have fun coloring!
 
Books@Noon
Tuesday, June 4 • 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Share what you are reading.
 
Author Talk: Oh, Baby!: An Adoption Story by Sue DeMarinis
Sunday, June 9 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
DeMarinis’ semi-autobiographical story of adoption is intertwined with the fictional tale of a birth mother, and the baby that connects them both.
 
Windows in Time Lecture
A Century of Fellowship: The University Club
Wednesday, June 12 • 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Ron Kramer will share the story of how the University Club influenced the development of the Rogue Valley.
 
Bots, Beer, and the Rise of Invention
Wednesday, June 12 • 6:00–8:00 p.m.
The Black Sheep Pub & Restaurant
During Beer Week, our new Makerspace heads to Black Sheep Pub so you can enjoy a cold brew and build with robotics. Show your library card or sign up for a card and get happy hour prices!
 
Library Board Games, 8+ YRS
Saturday, June 15 • 12:00–4:00 p.m.
Learn and play new and popular board games with FunAgain Games.
 
Susie Jessel: The Spiritual Healer
Sunday, June 23 • 1:30–2:30
Dennis Powers, author of Where Past Meets Present: The Amazing People, Places & Stories of Southern Oregon, shares the story of Jessel, a nationally-recognized healer.
 
Brain Books Discussion Group
Select Tuesdays • 1:30–3:30 p.m.
June 25: Farsighted: How We Make the Decisions that Matter the Most by Steven Johnson
 
Movie & Popcorn
Select Wednesdays • 2:00 p.m.
June 26: NASA astronaut Neil Armstrong rigorously trains to become the first man to walk on the moon. (2018/141m/PG-13)
 
Siskiyou Sleuths Book Group
Wednesday, June 26 • 3:00–4:30 p.m.
Discuss The Dog Who Bit a Policeman by Stuart Kaminsky. No meetings in July or August.
 
Art Salon: Pat Moore
Sunday, June 30 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Influenced by his life as a farmer, teacher, and traveler, Moore’s photographic style is fueled by an overwhelming curiosity about how people live and the natural world that surrounds them.

Butte Falls Library

Magic Star Wands with John Jackson, 5+ YRS
Tuesday, June 18 • 1:00–2:00 p.m.
Make an LED shooting star wand! You create it, you decorate it, and you take it home. The best part is, it glows even after you turn it off! Pre-registration required.
 
Centennial Birthday Party
Tuesday, June 18 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of Jackson County Library Services, and you’re invited to the Library’s birthday party! Join us to celebrate with birthday cake.
 

Central Point Library

116 South Third Street | 541-664-3228

 
Teen Writers, 11–18 YRS
Saturdays • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Sharpen your mind and your writing with an enthusiastic group of teen writers. Each week we’ll focus on a different aspect of writing fiction.
 
LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS
Tuesdays • 3:00–4:00 p.m.
Build and display your own creations. DUPLO bricks available for younger kids.
 
Kids’ After-School Chess Club, 6+ YRS
Thursdays in June • 3:30–5:00 p.m.
Learn to play and improve your game.
 
Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G.), 11–18 YRS
Thursday, June 6 • 4:30–5:30 p.m.
Teens from Central Point and surrounding communities meet to plan events, decorate bulletin boards, recommend materials for the YA collection, and more!
 
Book Buffs, 18+ YRS
Friday, June 7 • 10:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Help sort book and movie donations with the Central Point Library Friends, a group of book buffs who support library services in countless ways. If you enjoy books and conversation, you will love Friday mornings at your library!
 
STEM Maker Projects, 5–18 YRS
Saturday, June 8 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Build and take home a fun, space-themed maker project while exploring engineering and physics concepts. We’ll make planet bouncy balls, galaxy slime, and display the phases of the moon with Oreos!
 
Beginner’s Ukulele, 11+ YRS (8-10 W/ ADULT)
Tuesday, June 11 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Join us for a rousing ukulele session full of Aloha spirit and fun! Learn basic chords and strumming techniques while playing music together. Not just for kids—adults are welcome, too! Pre-registration required. Program limited to 20 participants; more welcome if you bring your own uke.
 
Cosmic Origami, ALL AGES (UNDER 7 W/ ADULT)
Wednesday, June 12 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Let’s fill up space with Star Wars and Star Trek origami designs, and more! Hang some spaceships or aliens on our outer space bulletin boards, or take your designs home!
 
LEGO WeDo Robotics, 7–10 YRS
Thursday, June 13 • 3:30–5:00 p.m.
Build LEGO models using LEGO WeDo and program them to move and react. Limited to 9 kids. Pre-registration required.
 
Magic Star Wands with John Jackson, 5+ YRS
Thursday, June 20 • 1:00–2:00 p.m.
Make an LED shooting star wand! You create it, you decorate it, and you take it home. The best part is, it glows even after you turn it off! Pre-registration required.
 
Art in Space!, 8+ YRS (5–7 W/ ADULT)
Wednesday, June 26 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Join us as we rocket our artistic creativity to space! Enjoy painting and designing your own planet and joining in coloring and decorating our library rocket.
 
Kids' Music Jam: Space Time, 6–12 YRS
Thursday, June 27 • 12:00–1:15 p.m.
Join in some out-of-this-world music fun: songs, games, and the chance to make space sounds with crazy instruments.
 
LEGO Mindstorms Robotics, 10–14 YRS
Thursday, June 27 • 3:30–5:00 p.m.
Build a robot using LEGO Mindstorms, then program it to complete missions. Limited to 9 kids. Pre-registration required.

 

Eagle Point Library

239 West Main Street | 541-826-3313

 
LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS
Wednesdays • 1:00–3:30 p.m.
Build and display your own creations. DUPLO bricks available for younger kids.
 
Eagle Point Friends of the Library Open Cupboards Book Sale
Wednesdays • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
 
Yarnia!, 8+ YRS
Wednesdays • 2:00–3:30 p.m.
Learn to knit or crochet. Supplies provided. For all levels.
 
Eagle Point Friends Book Club
Select Tuesdays • 1:00–2:30 p.m.
June 4: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Discuss popular titles with a fun group. Call for our next read.
 
Saturday Movie Matinee & Popcorn
Select Saturdays • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
June 15: Gonzo discovers that his long-lost relatives are aliens from a distant planet. (1999/88 min/G)
 
Watercolor the Stars, 12–18 YRS
Thursday, June 20 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Learn watercolor skills and take home an original, space-inspired work of art. Adventure deep into space, wonder about distant life, and sense the enormity of the universe! Please arrive on time for this step-by-step class.
 
Traveling Lantern Theater Performs “My Mother the Astronaut”
Wednesday, June 26 • 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Aquarius’ mom is an astronaut and today is “take your child to work day.” What will she experience during her day at NASA?
 
Heroes in the Sky: Greek Myths of the Constellations
Thursday, June 27 • 2:00–3:30 p.m.
Take an adventure through the heavens as Tames Alan brings to life the stories of how the heroes of Ancient Greece became immortalized in the constellations we view today.
 
Magic Star Wands with John Jackson, 5+ YRS
Friday, June 28 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Make an LED shooting star wand! You create it, you decorate it, and you take it home. The best part is, it glows even after you turn it off! Pre-registration required.
 

Gold Hill Library

202 Dardanelles Street | 541-855-1994

 
Friends of Gold Hill Library Book Sale
Friday, May 31 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 1 • 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
 
Movie Classics & More: Astronauts
Mondays in June • 1:00 p.m.
June 3: The story of the 1970 lunar mission, which suffered an explosion in space that disabled the ship, leaving the astronauts and Mission Control to work frenetically on devising a plan to get the men home safely. Based on actual events. (1995/140m/PG)
June 10: NASA hires a team of experts to split a massive asteroid in half before it destroys Earth. (1998/153m/PG-13)
June 17: A rancher builds a rocket to blast himself into space. Billy Bob Thornton, Virginia Madsen, Max Thieriot, Bruce Dern, Tim Blake Nelson. (2006/103m/NR)
June 24: Trippy cosmic joyride with an earthling (Martin Freeman) and an alien (Mos Def). Adapted from the Douglas Adams sci-fi tales. (2005/110m/PG)
 
LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS
Wednesdays, June 12 & 26 • 2:30–3:30 p.m.
Build and display your own creations.
 
Watercolor the Stars, 12–18 YRS
Wednesday, June 19 • 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Learn watercolor skills and take home an original, space-inspired work of art. Adventure deep into space, wonder about distant life, and sense the enormity of the universe! Please arrive on time for this step-by-step class.
 
Gold Hill Library Book Club, 18+ YRS
Select Fridays • 3:00–4:00 p.m.
June 21: The Woman in Cabin 10 by Ruth Ware
Discuss thought provoking books with other book lovers. Books are available for pickup one month prior to the meeting date.
 
Stories the Rock People Tell
Saturday, June 29 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Native Storyteller Thomas Doty will discuss ancient rock carvings and paintings. Learn the meanings of the symbols and how they are combined to create messages and stories.
 

Jacksonville Library

340 West “C” Street | 541-899-1665

 
Meet with a Veterans' Service Officer (VSO)
Wednesday, June 5 • 11:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m.
Meet with an accredited representative for counsel and assistance in obtaining Veterans benefits.
 
Learn to Play “Deal With It!” (aka Clag!)
Monday, June 17 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
“Deal With It!” is an English trick-taking card game played by 3–8 people. Easy to learn and fun to play!
 
Traveling Lantern Theater Performs “My Mother the Astronaut”
Monday, June 24 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Aquarius’ mom is an astronaut and today is “take your child to work day.” What will she experience during her day at NASA?
 

Medford Library

205 South Central Avenue | 541-877-8689

 

Kids & Family

 
Stories Alive Performance
Monday, June 10 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Stories Alive actors will perform fun, heartwarming stories written by local kids!
 
Crescent Moon Family Storytime
Tuesday, June 11 • 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Join us for a shape concept storytime, followed by a cosmic collage art project.
 
Rufus Blasts Off! Storytime with Author Kim Griswell
Tuesday, June 18 • 3:00–4:00 p.m.
Join us for an out-of-this-world storytime with local author Kim Griswell, followed by a fun art activity.
 
Traveling Lantern Theater Performs “My Mother the Astronaut”
Wednesday, June 26 • 3:00–4:00 p.m.
Aquarius’ mom is an astronaut and today is “take your child to work day.” What will she experience during her day at NASA?
 
LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS
Saturday, June 29 • 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
Fishing for LEGO bricks? Let’s go to the beach & build some sea creatures!
 

Teens & Tweens

 
Teen Gamer Day, 10–18 YRS 
Fridays • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Get your game on! Play classic and new board games, Giant Jenga, our new Nintendo Switch, or Wii.
 
June Teen Movies
Select Tuesdays • 2 p.m.
June 11: Brothers are propelled into outer space by a board game. (2005/101m/PG)
June 18: The 1950s space race inspires four West Virginia teens to begin creating their own rockets in the hopes of getting out of their coal-mining town. (1999/108m/PG)
June 25: Spider Man meets many different versions of himself when a gateway into the multiverse opens up. (2018/117m/PG)
 
Teen Crafternoon: Cosmic Crafts, 11–18 YRS
Monday, June 17 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Adams Room
Create a Nebula Jar and cool constellation string art.
 
Teen Crafternoon: Hanging Out with the Stars, 11–18 YRS
Monday, June 24 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Adams Room
Decoupage a star box and make star-shaped beeswax candles.
 

Adults

 
Friends of the Medford Library Clearance Event
Friday, May 31 • 12:00–3:30 p.m.
Saturday, June 1 • 11:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
 
Simplified Tai Chi
Tuesdays • 10:00–11:00 a.m. for beginning students
Tuesdays • 10:30–11:30 a.m. for advanced students
Large Meeting Room
Improve balance and ease of movement with Instructor & Reference Librarian Holly Hertel.
 
Growing Lavender in Southern Oregon
Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau
Monday, June 3 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Lavender is ideally suited for our hot, dry region, thriving with full sun, poor soil, and little water. It also attracts pollinators, and deer do not like it! Learn how to grow lavender and identify different varieties with Rosenelle Florencechild.
 
Eating On a Budget Food Demo & Tasting Class
Tuesdays, June 4–August 20 • 5:00–6:30 p.m.
Learn how to plan easy, healthy, and affordable meals with Tammy Gallagher of Full Circle Health Coaching. Pre-registration required for each session.
 
Windows in Time Lecture
A Century of Fellowship: The University Club
Wednesday, June 5 • 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Ron Kramer will share the story of how the University Club influenced the development of the Rogue Valley.
 
Introspective Writing Group
Saturday, June 8 • 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Use writing to explore your inner self in a supportive group setting.
 
Library Ukuleles (LUKEs), 16+ YRS
Sunday, June 9 • 2:30–3:30 p.m.
Join Plaza Players & Friends to learn ukulele chords and tuning, then play as a group from a fun selection of sheet music. All levels welcome.
 
Plan, Plant, and Grow a Butterfly Garden
Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau
Monday, June 10 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Learn how to attract butterflies, honey bees, birds and other pollinators to your garden, and how to become a Certified Monarch Waystation and Certified Wildlife Habitat with Robin McKenzie.
 
Color Happy!
Tuesday, June 11 • 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Drop in, enjoy coffee and donuts, and have fun coloring!
 
Medford Library Book Chat
Select Tuesdays • 5:30–6:30 p.m.
June 11: The Radium Girls: The Dark Story of America’s Shining Women by Kate Moore
 
Bots, Beer, and the Rise of Invention
Tuesday, June 11 • 6:00–8:00 p.m.
Osmo's Alehouse + Joe's Food Truck
During Beer Week, our new Makerspace heads to Osmo's so you can enjoy a cold brew and build with robotics. Show your library card for happy hour prices, or sign up for a card and Osmo's will buy you a beer!
 
Lunchtime Movies & Popcorn
Select Wednesdays • 12:00 p.m.
June 12: Bumblebee (2018/114m/PG-13)
Bring your lunch, or enjoy some popcorn during these noon movie sessions.
 
Makers & Hackers Night After Hours
Thursday, June 13 • 6:30–9:30 p.m.
Exercise your creativity and tap into your inner geek with Rogue Hack Lab.
 
Double Feature & Popcorn
Select Saturdays • 11:30 a.m.
June 15: Scooby-Doo (2002/86m/PG) and Scooby-Doo 2 Monsters Unleashed (2004/93m/PG)
Bring your family and watch movies together with popcorn!
 
Guild Lecture: Constellations and Mythology
Wednesday, June 19 • 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Explore constellations and the myths behind them with Linda Farris.
 
Make It Art Monday, 18+ YRS
Monday, June 24 • 12:00–2:00 p.m.
Create a variety of crafts.
 
Phoenix Library

510 West 1st Street | 541-535-7090

 
Tuesday Movies
Tuesdays in June • 2:45–4:30 p.m.
June 4: Two boys unleash Halloween monster mayhem when they open a mysterious locked book they found in an old abandoned house - including witches, werewolves, and giant gummy bears. (2018/90m/PG)
June 11: An animated adventure for all ages, with original music and an all-star cast, Smallfoot turns the Bigfoot legend upside down when a bright young Yeti finds something he thought didn’t exist—a human. News of this “smallfoot” throws the simple Yeti community into an uproar over what else might be out there in the big world beyond their snowy village, in an all new story about friendship, courage and the joy of discovery. (2018/96m/PG)
June 18: Atlantis is under attack, so Aquaman has to make some big decisions. On his quest to return to the throne, he meets up with members of the Justice League so that they can save Atlantis together. (2018/77m/NR)
June 25: Video game villain Wreck-It-Ralph must brave the Internet to help Vanellope fix her game Sugar Rush. (2018/111m/PG)
 
Yarnia! 8+ YRS
Tuesdays, June 4 & 18 • 3:30–5:00 p.m.
Learn to knit, crochet, or do needlework. Supplies provided. For all levels
 
Movie in Spanish
Wednesday, June 12 • 5:00–7:00 p.m.
Enjoy snacks while watching a family-friendly film in Spanish. (2018/111m/PG)
 
Kids' Music Jam: Space Time, 6–12 YRS
Thursday, June 20 • 12:00–1:15 p.m.
Join in some out-of-this-world music fun: songs, games, and the chance to make space sounds with crazy instruments.
 
Learn to Play "Deal With It!" (aka Clag!)
Friday, June 21 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
"Deal With It!" is an English trick-taking card game played by 3–8 people. Easy to learn, and fun to play!
 
Make Marbled Paper
Saturday, June 22 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Make beautiful marbled paper—this magical process must be seen to be believed!
 
Art Melee
Wednesday, June 26 • 3:00–4:00 p.m.
Join us as we paint segmented pictures using painter’s tape, color circles, and create tiki faces with wine corks.
 
LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS
Saturday, June 29 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Build and display your own creations. Enjoy snacks and prizes!

Prospect Library

150 Mill Creek Drive | 541-560-3668

 
Reptiles and Amphibians
Wednesday, June 12 • 10:15–11:15 a.m.
Meet a box turtle, bearded dragon lizard, frogs, and more during this program with John Jackson. No live snakes.
 
Summer Reading Sign-up and Kick-Off BBQ
Wednesday, June 12 • 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Adults and children are invited to join us for our summer reading sign-up and kick-off BBQ, hot dogs, chips and cookies for everyone.
 
Pond Life
Friday, June 28 • 4:00–5:00 p.m.
Learn about reptiles, amphibians, fish, insects, birds, mammals, plants, and macroinvertebrates with John Jackson.
 

Rogue River Library

412 East Main Street | 541-864-8850

 
​Gardening for Pollinators
Saturday, June 1 • 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Learn to create a garden for bees and other pollinators with local beekeeper Travis Owen.
 
The Needlers
Mondays • 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Join other friendly crafters to knit, crochet, embroider, do beadwork and more. Bring your current project and join the fun.
 
Puppet Show: Make Space for Kindness
Friday, June 14 • 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Join puppeteer Anna Minter for an interactive show.
 
Author Talk: Ellen Gardner
Saturday, June 15 • 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Local author Ellen Gardner will discuss Veda: A Novel, a coming-of-age story set during the Great Depression.
 
Kids' Music Jam: Space Time, 6–12 YRS
Tuesday, June 18 • 12:00–1:15 p.m.
Join in some out-of-this-world music fun: songs, games, and the chance to make space sounds with crazy instruments.
 
Cosmic Crafts, 5–12 YRS
Saturday, June 22 • 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Make galaxy slime, a nebula jar, UFOs, or your own constellations.
 
Space Origami, 8+ YRS
Thursday, June 27 • 1:30–3:30 p.m.
Fold an origami star, jet, spaceship, or asteroid during this drop-in program for all skill levels.
 

Ruch Library

7919 Highway 238 | 541-899-7438

 
LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS
Saturdays • 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.
Build and display your own creations. DUPLO bricks available for younger kids.
 
Space Origami, 8+ YRS
Thursday, June 13 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Fold an origami star, jet, spaceship, or asteroid during this drop-in program for all skill levels.
 
Traveling Lantern Theater Performs “My Mother the Astronaut”
Tuesday, June 25 • 10:00–11:00 a.m.
Aquarius’ mom is an astronaut and today is “take your child to work day.” What will she experience during her day at NASA?
 

Shady Cove Library

22477 Highway 62 | 541-878-2270

 
Dungeons & Dragons After Hours
Sundays • 2:00–6:30 p.m.
 
Friends of Shady Cove Library Book Sale
Fridays • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
 
Digging Dinos STEM Program
Friday, June 14 • 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Go back in time to learn about dinosaurs with John Jackson. Explore real fossils, teeth, claws, and imitation skin. Pre-registration required.
 
Niagara Falls and the Erie Canal
Tuesday, June 18 • 5:00–6:00 p.m.
Learn about Niagara Falls, the collective name for three waterfalls that straddle the international border between Ontario and New York State, as well as the Erie Canal with Dan and Carole Nielson.
 
Kids' Music Jam: Space Time, 6–12 YRS
Wednesday, June 19 • 3:00–4:15 p.m.
Join in some out-of-this-world music fun: songs, games, and the chance to make space sounds with crazy instruments.
 
Watercolor the Stars, 12–18 YRS
Wednesday, June 26 • 2:30–4:30 p.m.
Learn watercolor skills and take home an original, space-inspired work of art. Adventure deep into space, wonder about distant life, and sense the enormity of the universe! Please arrive on time for this step-by-step class.
 

Talent Library

101 Home Street | 541-535-4163

 
Scrabble Club, 18+ YRS
Saturdays • 12:00–3:00 p.m.
Play Scrabble with an active group for challenge & fun.
 
Classical Recorder Group, 18+ YRS
Tuesdays • 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Bring your recorder and join in the musical fun with a group that plays primarily classical selections. An ability to read music is necessary.
 
Strategy Board Game Day, 13+ YRS
Saturday, June 1 • 12:00–4:00 p.m.
Join FunAgain Games to learn and play new and popular board games like Catan, Dixit, Mysterium, Dominion, and other Euro-style tabletop games, which emphasize strategy while downplaying luck and conflict.
 
Classic Movies
Wednesdays, June 12–July 31 • 2:00 p.m.
Enjoy films from the ‘30s to the ‘70s based on monthly themes. Refreshments provided. Visit jcls.org for movie titles.
 
Watercolor the Stars, 12–18 YRS
Friday, June 21 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Learn watercolor skills and take home an original, space-inspired work of art. Adventure deep into space, wonder about distant life, and sense the enormity of the universe! Please arrive on time for this step-by-step class.
 
Family Board Game Day, 6+ YRS (6-10 W/ ADULT)
Saturday, June 22 • 12:00–4:00 p.m.
Tired of playing Monopoly on family game nights? Grab the family and try some new board games, including Catan, Dixit, Forbidden Island, Azul, Splendor, and more.
 
Kids' Music Jam: Space Time, 6–12 YRS
Tuesday, June 25 • 3:00–4:15 p.m.
Join in some out-of-this-world music fun: songs, games, and the chance to make space sounds with crazy instruments.
 
Magic Star Wands with John Jackson, 5+ YRS
Thursday, June 27 • 3:00–4:00 p.m.
Make an LED shooting star wand! You create it, you decorate it, and you take it home. The best part is, it glows even after you turn it off! Pre-registration required.
 

White City Library

3143 Avenue C | 541-864-8880

 
SPARK SPACE GRAND OPENING!
Saturday, June 8 • 12:00–4:00 p.m.
Spark Space offers kids and teens access to digital stations featuring music, video, digital arts, writing, coding, robotics tools, and more. Join us for the Grand Opening of our newly renovated space in White City! Learn more at jcls.org/sparkspace.
 
Yarnia!, 8+ YRS
Wednesdays • 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Learn to knit, crochet, or do needlework. Supplies provided. For all levels.
 
Library Bingo, 6+ YRS
Saturday, June 15 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Join us for a family-friendly good time. Win prizes: books, gift certificates, swim passes, and much more!
 
Space Origami, 8+ YRS
Tuesday, June 18 • 12:00–2:00 p.m.
Fold an origami star, jet, spaceship, or asteroid during this drop-in program for all skill levels.
 
Board Game Day, 3–18 YRS
Wednesday, June 19 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Play popular board games and Wii with your friends.
 
Watercolor the Stars, 12–18 YRS
Saturday, June 29 • 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Learn watercolor skills and take home an original, space-inspired work of art. Adventure deep into space, wonder about distant life, and sense the enormity of the universe! Please arrive on time for this step-by-step class.
 
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About Jackson County Library Services:
The mission of the Jackson County Library District is to connect everyone to information, ideas and each other. With 15 branches throughout the county, community meeting rooms, programs, outreach to homebound residents and to childcare centers, computer classes, free internet access, 24-hour online resources, and a staff of experts, library services touch nearly every Jackson County resident. For more information about library services and locations, visit jcls.org.
 
 
 

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