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Jackson County Library Services July Events



JCLS EVENTS - JULY 2019
 
Listed below are free scheduled events at all Jackson County Libraries this July, including author talks, lectures, musical performances, crafting programs, movies, and more. Please note, movie listings may include plot summaries in place of movie titles, as per our licensing agreement.
 
Applegate Library
18485 North Applegate Road | 541-846-7346

Magic Star Wands with Bugs-R-Us, 5+ YRS
Tuesday, July 9 • 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.
 
Community Drumming After Hours
Friday, July 19 • 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.
 
Magic Show
Saturday, July 20 • 11:00–11:45 a.m.
Prepare to be amazed and entertained by local magician, Chris Shillito.
 
Digging Dinos STEM Program
Wednesday, July 24 • 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Go back in time to learn about dinosaurs with Bugs-R-Us. Explore real fossils, teeth, claws, and imitation skin. Pre-registration required.
 
Space Origami, 8+ YRS
Wednesday, July 31 • 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Fold an origami star, jet, spaceship, or asteroid during this drop-in program for all skill levels.
Ashland Library
410 Siskiyou Boulevard | 541-774-6996
 
Kids & Family
 
Oregon Skywatchers Presentation and Star Lab
Tuesday, July 2 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Learn about the Solar System and constellations.
 
Special Program Pre-K Storytime
Wednesday, July 3 • 10:45–11:30 a.m.
Musical fun with local folk artist and kid’s musician Dennis Caraher.
 
LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS
Sunday, July 7 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Build and display your own creations.
 
Kids' Music Jam: Space Time, 6–12 YRS
Tuesday, July 9 • 2:00–3:15 p.m.
Join in some out-of-this-world music fun: songs, games, and the chance to make space sounds with crazy instruments.
 
Baby Social Hour
Thursdays, July 11 & 25 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
A non-facilitated playtime for babies and their caregivers.
 
Mission: Possible!, 11+ YRS (5–10 W/ ADULT)
Tuesday, July 16 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Use your creativity, ingenuity, and critical thinking skills to complete engineering challenges with a ScienceWorks educator.
 
Rufus Blasts Off! Storytime with Author Kim Griswell
Thursday, July 18 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Join us for an out-of-this-world storytime with local author Kim Griswell, followed by a fun art activity.
 
Library Board Games, 8+ YRS
Saturday, July 20 • 12:00–4:00 p.m.
Learn and play new and popular board games with FunAgain Games.
 
Bugs at the Library!
Tuesday, July 23 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Learn all about bugs and touch live insects with Bugs-R-Us.
 
Magnet Day
Thursday, July 25 • 12:00–4:00 p.m.
Explore and create with magnetic blocks, shapes and Magna-Tiles.
 
Storytelling with Matt Damon
Tuesday, July 30 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Enjoy stories with Matt Damon, professional storyteller and children’s author.
 
Teens & Tweens
 
Teen Movies
Monday, July 1 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
A female pilot gains superpowers after a freak accident and uses them to help save the world alongside another superpower yielder. (2019/125m/PG-13)
 
Teen Crafternoon: Galaxy in a Bottle, 11-18 YRS
Monday, July 8 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Create a mini galaxy in a jar.
 
Teen Video Games, 11-18 YRS
Saturday, July 13 • 12:00–3:00 p.m.
Join us for Wii & PS4 video games.
 
Teen Crafternoon: Custom Design T-Shirts, 11-18 YRS
Monday, July 15 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Use a template & bleach spray to create a custom t-shirt design.
 
Library Board Games, 8+ YRS
Saturday, July 20 • 12:00–4:00 p.m.
Learn and play new and popular board games with FunAgain Games.
 
Teen Crafternoon: Galaxy Slime, 11-18 YRS
Monday, July 22 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Create black night slime with glitter stars.
 
Teen Crafternoon: Alcohol Ink Washer Jewelry, 11-18 YRS
Monday, July 29 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Decorate washer pendants with alcohol ink.
 
Adults
 
Color Happy!, 18+ YRS
Mondays • 10:00–11:30 a.m.
Drop in and have fun coloring!
 
Beat the Heat! Best Hikes in the Redwoods and Along the Coast
Monday, July 1 • 6:30–8:00 p.m.
John Soares, author of Hike the Parks: Redwood National & State Parks, shares the best trails.
 
Books@Noon
Tuesday, July 2 • 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Share what you are reading.
 
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, July 6 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
LGBTQ+ identified people and their allies meet to share coffee, snacks, news, LGBTQ+ books, and discussion.
 
Windows in Time Lecture
Pears and POWs: New Perspectives
Wednesday, July 10 • 12:00–1:00 p.m.
During World War II, Southern Oregon’s Camp White housed Field Marshall Erwin Rommel’s Afrika Korps fighters as well as German Wehrmacht and Luftwaffe soldiers. Historian Lina Cordia shares the unique story of these POWs.
 
Insulting the President: From Washington to Trump
Sunday, July 14 • 1:00–2:00
Author Edwin Battistella discusses his forthcoming book Dangerous Crooked Scoundrels: Insulting the President from Washington to Trump.
 
Library Board Games, 8+ YRS
Saturday, July 20 • 12:00–4:00 p.m.
Learn and play new and popular board games with FunAgain Games.
 
Sailing Toward Eighty: Poems, Songs, and Stories
Sunday, July 21 • 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.
Author Gaea Yudron shares poems, songs, and stories about nature, spirit, love, and aging, from her published and unpublished works​.
 
Brain Books Discussion Group
Tuesday, July 23 • 1:30–3:30 p.m.
Discuss The Inner Level: How More Equal Societies Reduce Stress, Restore Sanity and Improve Everyone’s Well-Being by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett
 
Art Salon: Jeanne LaRae
Sunday, July 28 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Jeanne LaRae is a fine art painter, illustrator, and photographer. She enjoys exploring the magical effects of light and shadow in her paintings of nature, landscapes, architecture, people, and animals.
 
Movie & Popcorn
Wednesday, July 31 • 2:00 p.m.
Rachel Chu accompanies her longtime boyfriend, Nick Young, to his best friend’s wedding in Singapore. Excited to visit Asia for the first time, Rachel is unprepared to learn that Nick has neglected to mention a few key details about his life. (2018/120m/PG-13)
Butte Falls Library
Mammals of Southern Oregon
Thursday, July 18 • 1:00–2:00 p.m.
Explore real animal skulls, furs, scat, and tracks with Bugs-R-Us. No live animals.
 
Kids' Music Jam: Space Time, 6–12 YRS
Tuesday, July 23 • 1:00–2:15 p.m.
Join in some out-of-this-world music fun: songs, games, and the chance to make space sounds with crazy instruments.
Central Point Library
116 South Third Street | 541-664-3228
 
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.
 
Spark Space Minute to Win It, 5–18 YRS
Tuesdays in July • 2:00–6:00 p.m.
Try to beat the clock while completing different challenges each week.
 
Book Buffs, 18+ YRS
Friday, July 5 • 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!
 
Watercolor the Stars, 12–18 YRS
Saturday, July 6 • 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.
 
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.
 
Rocks from Space! 8+ YRS (UNDER 8 W/ ADULT)
Wednesday, July 10 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Paint some hot rocks with crayons—it’s cool!
 
LEGO WeDo Robotics, 7–10 YRS
Thursday, July 11 • 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.
 
STEM Maker Projects, 5–18 YRS
Saturday, July 13 • 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!
 
Mission: Possible!, 11+ YRS (5–10 W/ ADULT)
Thursday, July 18 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Use your creativity, ingenuity, and critical thinking skills to complete engineering challenges with a ScienceWorks educator.
 
Central Point Friends of the Library Monthly Book Sales
Friday, July 19 • 1:00–4:00 p.m.
 
Cosmic Yarn-Wrapping, 8+ YRS (5–7 W/ ADULT)
Wednesday, July 24 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Create planets to decorate our “Universe” bulletin board (you can take a planet home with you, too).
 
LEGO Mindstorms Robotics, 10–14 YRS
Thursday, July 25 • 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
Tuesday, July 2 • 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Discuss The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert.
 
Saturday Movie Matinee & Popcorn
Saturday, July 20 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
A boy plans to stowaway on a rocket ship to the moon unbeknownst to an underhanded billionaire going there to claim mineral sources for himself and destroy the American flag planted by the Apollo 11 astronauts. (2015/97 min/PG)
 
Mission: Possible!, 11+ YRS, 5–10 W/ ADULT
Thursday, July 11 • 1:30–3:30 p.m.
Use your creativity, ingenuity, and critical thinking skills to complete engineering challenges with a ScienceWorks educator.
 
Kids' Music Jam: Space Time, 6–12 YRS
Thursday, July 25 • 1:00–2:15 p.m.
Join in some out-of-this-world music fun: songs, games, and the chance to make space sounds with crazy instruments.
 
Gold Hill Library
202 Dardanelles Street | 541-855-1994

Movie Classics & More: Time and Space
Mondays in July • 1:00 p.m.
Enjoy a series of films about space and time travel.
 
Rock Painting Crafternoon, 11+ YRS (5–10 W/ ADULT)
Wednesday, July 3 • 2:30–4:00 p.m.
Artfully paint rocks for yourself, your garden, for gifts, or to share with the world.
 
LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS
Wednesdays, July 10 & 24 • 2:30–3:30 p.m.
Build and display your own creations.
 
Make a Zine with Kateri, 13+ YRS
Wednesday, July 10 • 4:00–5:00 p.m.
A zine, short for magazine or fanzine, is any type of self-published booklet with words and art. Hear a brief history of zines, look through a variety of cool examples, then get started making your own!
 
Mission: Possible!, 11+ YRS (5–10 W/ ADULT)
Friday, July 12 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Use your creativity, ingenuity, and critical thinking skills to complete engineering challenges with a ScienceWorks educator.
 
Kids' Music Jam: Space Time, 6–12 YRS
Wednesday, July 17 • 2:30–3:45 p.m.
Join in some out-of-this-world music fun: songs, games, and the chance to make space sounds with crazy instruments.
 
Gold Hill Library Book Club, 18+ YRS
Friday, July 19 • 3:00–4:00 p.m.
Discuss This is Your Life, Harriet Chance by Jonathan Evison.
 
Intro to Needle Felting, 13+ YRS (10–12 W/ ADULT)
Saturday, July 20 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Learn to work with wool and use a felting needle to create little needle-felted birds. Beginners welcome.
Jacksonville Library
340 West “C” Street | 541-899-1665
 
Meet with a Veterans' Service Officer (VSO)
Wednesday, July 3 • 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, July 1 • 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!
 
Kids' Music Jam: Space Time, 6–12 YRS
Wednesday, July 10 • 2:00–3:15 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, July 17 • 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.
 
Magic Star Wands with Bugs-R-Us, 5+ YRS
Wednesday, July 17 • 4:00–5:00 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.
 
Space Origami, 8+ YRS
Thursday, July 25 • 1:00–2:00 p.m.
Fold an origami star, jet, spaceship, or asteroid during this drop-in program for all skill levels.
 
Centennial Birthday Party
Thursday, July 25 • 3:00–5:00 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.
 
Face Painting
Wednesday, July 31 • 11:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.
Get your face painted by professional body artist Amber Bishop.
 
Henna Body Art, 12-18 YRS
Wednesday, July 31 • 3:00–5:00 p.m.
Curious to try henna? Professional body artist Amber Bishop will apply simple, abstract henna designs to your hand.
 
Medford Library
205 South Central Avenue | 541-877-8689
 
Kids & Family
 
Kids' Music Jam: Space Time, 6–12 YRS
Tuesday, July 2 • 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.
 
How to Save the Ocean & Have Fun Doing It, 8+ YRS
Select Mondays • 3:30–4:30 p.m.
July 8: Life Below Water
July 15: Great Pacific Garbage Patch
July 22: Sum of the Parts
July 29: Washed Ashore
Learn about endangered ocean animals and their watery habitat, and discover how you can make a difference in this hands-on series taught by environmental educator Hannah Kolni.
 
Moon Landing Party
Friday, July 12 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing with merriment and moon cake!
 
Magic Star Wands with Bugs-R-Us, 5+ YRS
Tuesday, July 16 • 2:00–3:00 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.
 
Rufus Blasts Off! Storytime with Author Kim Griswell
Wednesday, July 24 • 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.
 
LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS
Saturday, July 27 • 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m.
If you build it, will it float? Let’s build LEGO boats!
 
Celestial Family Storytime
Tuesday, July 30 • 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Enjoy a special space and sky-themed storytime and art project.
 
Mission: Possible!, 11+ YRS (5–10 W/ ADULT)
Wednesday, July 31 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Use your creativity, ingenuity, and critical thinking skills to complete engineering challenges with a ScienceWorks educator.
 
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.
 
Teen Crafternoon: Stuff an Alien, 11–18 YRS
Monday July 1 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Create, sew, and stuff an alien using a variety of fabric and other materials.
 
July Teen Movies
Select Tuesdays • 2 p.m.
Enjoy a series of popular PG-13 films every Tuesday in July.
 
Teen Crafternoon: Out-of-This-World Masks, 11-18 YRS
Mondays, July 8 & 15 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Make a cast of your face on July 8, then come back on July 15 to transform it into an extraterrestrial creature during this two-part program with Mary Wilkins-Kelly.
 
Watercolor the Stars, 12–18 YRS
Saturday, July 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.
 
Teen Crafternoon: More Cosmic Crafts, 11–18 YRS
Monday, July 22 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Create your own version of Starry Night using shaving cream marbled paper as your medium. Also mix and take home some Space-Doh!
 
Teen Crafternoon: Celestial Tie-Dye, 11–18 YRS
Monday, July 29 • 1:00–3:00 p.m.
Using a celestial and star motif, tie-dye a multi-purpose zippered pouch using sharpies.
 
Adults
 
Simplified Tai Chi
Tuesdays • 10:00–11:00 a.m. for beginning students
Tuesdays • 10:30–11:30 a.m. for advanced students
Improve balance and ease of movement with Instructor & Reference Librarian Holly Hertel.
 
Eating on a Budget Food Demo & Tasting Class
Tuesdays, July 2–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.
 
Color Happy!
Tuesday, July 9 • 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
Drop in, enjoy coffee and donuts, and have fun coloring!
 
Medford Library Book Chat
Tuesday, July 9 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Discuss The One and Only Ivan by Katherine Applegate.
 
Lunchtime Movies & Popcorn
Wednesday, July 10 • 12:00 p.m.
Bring your lunch, or enjoy some popcorn during a noon PG movie.
 
Makers & Hackers Night After Hours
Thursday, July 11 • 6:30–9:30 p.m.
Exercise your creativity and tap into your inner geek with Rogue Hack Lab.
 
Introspective Writing Group
Saturday, July 13 • 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Use writing to explore your inner self in a supportive group setting.
 
Library Ukuleles (LUKEs), 16+ YRS
Sunday, July 14 • 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.
 
Double Feature & Popcorn
Saturday, July 20 • 11:30 a.m.
Bring your family and watch movies two PG movies together with popcorn!
 
Make It Art Monday, 18+ YRS
Monday, July 22 • 12:00–2:00 p.m.
Create a variety of crafts.
 
Windows in Time Lecture
Pears and POWs: New Perspectives
Wednesday, July 3 • 12:00–1:00 p.m.
During World War II, Southern Oregon’s Camp White housed Field Marshall Erwin Rommel’s Afrika Korps fighters as well as German Wehrmacht and Luftwaffe soldiers. Historian Lina Cordia shares the unique story of these POWs.
 
Worm Composting with Kitchen Scraps
Master Gardeners Speakers Bureau
Monday, July 8 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
John Kobal will share how to set up and maintain a worm bin for indoors or out, including worm ecology, bin design, harvesting castings, and making worm tea.
 
Blades of Grass Performance
Wednesday, July 17 • 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Enjoy bluegrass, newgrass, vintage country, Texas swing, Cajun, Tejano, original compositions, and more.
 
Phoenix Library
510 West 1st Street | 541-535-7090
 
Yarnia!, 8+ YRS
Tuesdays, July 2 & 16 • 3:30–5:00 p.m.
Learn to knit, crochet, or do needlework. Supplies provided. For all levels
 
Magic Star Wands with Bugs-R-Us, 5+ YRS
Saturday, July 13 • 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.
 
Watercolor the Stars, 12–18 YRS
Thursday, July 18 • 3:30–5:00 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.
 
Learn to Play "Deal With It!" (aka Clag!)
Friday, July 19 • 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!
 
5-Minute Ice Cream!
Wednesday, July 24 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Shake it until you make it! Five minutes of shaking good fun and you will have an organic ice cream treat. Yum! Pre-registration required. Please bring a pair of mittens or gloves.
 
Craft Stick Sculpture
Saturday, July 27 • 1:00–2:00 p.m.
Use craft sticks to make a simple treasure box or try a new creation—your choice!
 
Infinity Bracelet, 9+ YRS
Wednesday, July 31 • 5:30–6:30 p.m.
Once you learn just one crochet stitch you’ll be able to make a fab piece of wearable art!
 
Prospect Library
150 Mill Creek Drive | 541-560-3668
 
Kids' Music Jam: Space Time, 6–12 YRS
Friday, July 12 • 3:30–4:45 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
Friday, July 19 • 1:30–3:30 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.
 
Mission: Possible!, 11+ YRS (5–10 W/ ADULT)
Friday, July 26 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Use your creativity, ingenuity, and critical thinking skills to complete engineering challenges with a ScienceWorks educator.
Rogue River Library
412 East Main Street | 541-864-8850
 
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.
 
​Life and Songs of Woody Guthrie, American Balladeer
Saturday, July 13 • 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Enjoy a performance by Adam Miller, a masterful autoharpist and interpreter of American folksongs and folktales. Miller’s shows appeal to listeners of all ages, and he never fails to get his audience singing along.
 
African Drumming & Folktales
Friday, July 19 • 11:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Listen to African folktales and play African drums with musician and storyteller, Laura Rich.
 
Emergency Preparedness with The American Red Cross
Saturday, July 20 • 12:00–1:00 p.m.
Are you ready for an emergency or natural disaster? Learn what you can do to be prepared.
 
Magic Star Wands with Bugs-R-Us, 5+ YRS
Friday, July 26 • 11:00 a.m.–12:00 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.
 
Watercolor the Stars, 12–18 YRS
Saturday, July 27 • 12:00–2:00 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.
 
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.
 
Magic Star Wands with Bugs-R-Us, 5+ YRS
Tuesday, July 16 • 11:00 a.m.–12:00 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, July 16 • 12:30 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.
 
Mission: Possible!, 11+ YRS (5–10 W/ ADULT)
Tuesday, July 23 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Use your creativity, ingenuity, and critical thinking skills to complete engineering challenges with a ScienceWorks educator.
 
Kids' Music Jam: Space Time, 6–12 YRS
Tuesday, July 30 • 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.
 
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.
 
Edible Sparklers
Wednesday, July 3 • 3:00–4:00 p.m.
Celebrate Independence Day by making edible sparklers. Dip bread sticks in chocolate and decorate them with sprinkles. Yum!
 
Mission: Possible!, 11+ YRS (5–10 W/ ADULT)
Wednesday, July 10 • 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Use your creativity, ingenuity, and critical thinking skills to complete engineering challenges with a ScienceWorks educator.
 
Alaska
Tuesday, July 16 • 5:00–6:00 p.m.
Learn about the 49th State with local history and travel buffs, Dan and Carole Nielson.
 
Planet Art Project
Wednesday, July 17 • 3:00–4:00 p.m.
What’s your favorite planet? Create a model planet by painting a styrofoam ball with colorful paint.
 
Natural History of the Oregon Trail
Wednesday, July 24 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.
Learn about the animals, plants, and geology of the Oregon and Applegate Trails with Bugs-R-Us.
 
African Drumming & Folktales
Wednesday, July 31 • 3:00–4:00 p.m.
Listen to African folktales and play African drums with musician and storyteller, Laura Rich.
 
Talent Library
101 Home Street | 541-535-4163
 
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.
 
Scrabble Club, 18+ YRS
Saturdays • 12:00–3:00 p.m.
Play Scrabble with an active group for challenge & fun.
 
Strategy Board Game Day, 13+ YRS
Saturday, July 6 • 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.
 
Centennial Birthday Party
Saturday, July 6 • 12:30 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.
 
Classic Movies
Wednesdays in July • 2:00 p.m.
Enjoy films from the ‘30s to the ‘70s based on monthly themes. Refreshments provided. Visit jcls.org for movie titles.
 
Space Origami, 8+ YRS
Thursday, July 18 • 1:30–3:30 p.m.
Fold an origami star, jet, spaceship, or asteroid during this drop-in program for all skill levels.
 
Digging Dinos STEM Program
Thursday, July 25 • 1:00–2:00 p.m.
Go back in time to learn about dinosaurs with Bugs-R-Us. Explore real fossils, teeth, claws, and imitation skin. Pre-registration required.
 
Star Wars Trivia & Costume Contest, 11+ YRS
Saturday, July 27 • 1:00–2:30 p.m.
Join us for a Star Wars Trivia and Costume Contest! Teams are limited to 6 players or fewer. Contact the library if you wish to be put on a team. Pre-registration required.
 
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Yarnia!, 8+ YRS
Wednesdays • 3:30–4:30 p.m.

Learn to knit, crochet, or do needlework. Supplies provided. For all levels.
 
Magic Star Wands with Bugs-R-Us, 5+ YRS
Wednesday, July 10 • 2:00–3:00 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.
 
Board Game Day, 3–18 YRS
Wednesday, July 17 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Play popular board games and Wii with your friends.
 
Library Bingo, 6+ YRS
Saturday, July 20 • 2:00–3:00 p.m.

Join us for a family-friendly good time. Win prizes: books, gift certificates, swim passes, and much more!
 
Kids' Music Jam: Space Time, 6–12 YRS
Wednesday, July 24 • 1:30–2:45 p.m.
Join in some out-of-this-world music fun: songs, games, and the chance to make space sounds with crazy instruments.
 
Centennial Birthday Party
Monday, July 29 • 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.
 
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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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