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JCLS Events – December 2019
Listed below are free scheduled events at all Jackson County Libraries this November, including author talks, lectures, musical performances, crafting programs, movies, and more. Movie listings may include plot summaries in place of movie titles, as per our licensing agreement. Applegate Library
DIY Holiday Decorations Friday, December 6 • 4:00–5:30 p.m. Saturday, December 7 • 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Make and take home a living holiday decoration using local greenery.
Seasonal Origami with Christian Shilito Saturday, December 14 • 10:30–11:30 a.m. Learn how to make a seasonal origami piece.
Color Happy! 3rd Wednesdays • 10:00–11:00 a.m. Drop in, enjoy freshly-brewed hot drinks and treats, and have fun coloring!
Ashland Library: Kids & Family
LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS 1st Sundays • 1:00–3:00 p.m. Thursday, December 26 • 1:00–3:00 p.m. Build and display original LEGO creations. DUPLO bricks are available for younger kids.
Second Saturday Fun: Create a Miniature Luminaria Saturday, December 14 • 3:00–4:00 p.m. Using glass jars and glue, create a beautiful luminaria to celebrate the winter season.
Welcome Winter, 4+ YRS Wednesday, December 18 • 3:30–4:30 p.m. Celebrate the arrival of winter with beeswax candle rolling, cookie decorating, solstice stories, and more.
New Year’s Eve Family Fun Tuesday, December 31 • 3:00–4:00 p.m. Enjoy a New Year's Eve concert with local musician Dennis Caraher.
Ashland Library: Teens
Teen Video Game Tournament 1st Mondays • 4:30–6:30 p.m. Battle to be #1 in a video game tournament starting at 4:30 p.m., or drop in from 4:30–6:30 p.m. to play PS4, Nintendo, and computer games.
Queer Coffee House at the Library 1st Saturdays • 1:00–3:00 p.m. LGBTQ+ identified people and their allies meet to share coffee, snacks, news, LGBTQ+ books, and discussion.
Teen Workshop: Cookie Decorating with Jolene Buccino Saturday, December 14 • 1:00–3:00 p.m. Learn to decorate cookies like a professional with Jolene Buccino, founder and owner of Jolene's Sweets, then put your new skills to the test in a cookie decorating contest.
Teen Movie Monday, December 16 • 4:30–6:30 p.m. Vote for the movie you'd like to watch: The Nightmare Before Christmas, Ice Age, Gremlins, Frozen, Elf, or Rise of the Guardians during the first two weeks of December in the teen space, then join us to watch the winning movie.
Board Game Afternoon, 8+ YRS 3rd Saturdays • 1:00–4:00 p.m. Drop in to play a variety of board games from FunAgain Games and the Ashland Library Teen Department.
Ashland Library: Adults
Save Your Books & Save Civilization: Preservation Treatments and Options for Broken Books Sunday, December 1 • 1:00–2:30 p.m. Learn archival methods of book repair with Sophia Bogle, book restoration expert and author of Book Restoration Unveiled: An Essential Guide for Bibliophiles.
Books@Noon 1st Tuesdays • 12:00–1:00 p.m. Share what you are reading, and find new books to read.
Siskiyou Sleuths Book Group Last Wednesdays* • 3:00–4:30 p.m. *Date change in December December 4: Discuss Ill Wind by Nevada Barr.
Spanish Conversation Group Thursdays • 3:00–5:00 p.m. Increase your fluency in Spanish through casual conversation. All levels welcome, as are drop-ins.
Queer Coffee House at the Library 1st Saturdays • 1:00–3:00 p.m. LGBTQ+ identified people and their allies meet to share coffee, snacks, news, LGBTQ+ books, and discussion.
Local Author Fair: Read Local, Buy Local! Sunday, December 8 • 12:00–3:00 p.m. Support and celebrate local literary culture. Enjoy author readings and short talks, shopping for signed books as unique gifts for the holidays, and free prize drawings every half hour.
Library Downloads Workshop: Getting Started with Libby and Hoopla Wednesday, December 11 • 10:00–11:00 a.m. Learn how to download eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies, and music for free with your library card. Bring your device to this hands-on workshop where you'll set up an account, have your questions answered, and get started downloading items in our digital collection. Please bring your app store login information, library card number, and PIN. Pre-registration required.
Windows in Time Lecture The Amazing and All-Too Short Career of Sheriff August Singler Wednesday, December 11 • 12:00–1:00 p.m. Reference Librarian Julie Drengson will discuss the career of Sheriff August D. Singler, who was killed in the line of duty in 1913.
Inner Peace Series 2nd Sundays* • 1:00–2:30 p.m. *Date change in December December 15: Sally McKirgan, the "Inner Peace" column editor and host for this new series, will introduce the columnist authors as they gather to share their favorite inner peace tip for the New Year.
Brain Books 4th Tuesdays* • 1:30–3:30 p.m. *Date change in December December 17: Discuss Climate: A New Story by Charles Eisenstein.
Central Point Library
LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS Tuesdays • 3:00–4:00 p.m. Build and display original creations. DUPLO bricks available for younger kids.
Spark Space Maker Project, K–12 grade 1st and 3rd Wednesdays • 2:00–4:00 p.m. Build a fun maker project with electronics, cardboard, robotics, and more.
Central Point Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G.), 11–18 YRS 1st Thursdays • 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 1st Fridays • 9:30 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.
Brain Time, 55+ YRS 2nd Fridays* • 2:00–4:00 p.m. *Date change in December Friday, December 6 • 2:00–4:00 p.m. Want to keep those gray cells active? Join us for Scrabble, Boggle, coloring, and puzzles as we work together to encourage brain strength.
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.
Art in the Library, 8+ YRS (7 AND UNDER W/ ADULT) 2nd & 4th Wednesdays* • 2:00–4:00 p.m. *Library is closed December 25 & January dates are moved to the 3rd and 5th Wednesdays Explore art with a variety of creative projects.
LEGO WeDo Robotics, 7–10 YRS 2nd Thursdays • 3:30–5:00 p.m. Build LEGO models using LEGO WeDo and program them to move and react. Pre-registration required.
Getting Started with Facebook Friday, December 13 • 10:00–11:00 a.m. Get started with the basics of Facebook: profile, settings, privacy, and more. If you would like to create a Facebook account during this workshop, bring your email login. Pre-registration required.
Visit with Santa Friday, December 13 • 3:30–4:00 p.m. Santa and his helper, Mrs. Smith, will share holiday-themed stories and special treats. Bring your cameras to take a picture with Santa!
Family Game Play 2nd Saturdays • 1:00–3:00 p.m. Enjoy a variety of ever-changing games for the whole family.
Casual Memoir Writing, 18+ YRS Thursday, December 19 • 1:00–3:00 p.m. Complete—in one sitting—a short memoir, then share (if you like) with the group. We'll write a 250–500 word memoir of a specific memory using a simple, friendly method.
Central Point Friends of the Library Friday Afternoon Book Sale 3rd Fridays • 1:00–4:00 p.m. Shop for new or gently used items including books, CDs & movies! All proceeds help provide programming and materials for your local branch library.
Eagle Point Library
Traveling Lantern Theatre Company Presents “Peter Pan” Monday, December 2 • 10:00–11:00 a.m. Fly away with the Darling children to Neverland, where Peter battles with a band of pirates and his archenemy: the villainous Captain Hook.
Eagle Point Friends Book Club 1st Tuesdays • 1:00–2:30 p.m. Discuss Hillbilly Elegy: A Memoir of a Family and Culture in Crisis by J.D. Vance.
Eagle Point Friends of the Library Open Cupboards Book Sale Wednesdays • 1:00–3:00 p.m. Shop for new or gently-used items including books, CDs & movies. Proceeds benefit the Eagle Point Library.
LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS Wednesdays • 1:00–3:30 p.m. Build and display original creations. DUPLO bricks available for younger kids.
Yarnia!, 8+ YRS Wednesdays • 2:00–3:30 p.m. Learn to knit or crochet. Supplies provided. For all levels.
Holiday Needle Felting, 8+ YRS Saturday, December 7 • 1:00–3:00 p.m. Make a felted wool ornament or gnome for your holiday decorations.
Saturday Movie Matinee & Popcorn 2nd Saturdays • 1:00–3:30 p.m. Enchanting fantasy about four children who enter a magical world. (2005/143m/PG)
Teen Gamer Day, 10-18 YRS 3rd Saturdays • 1:00–3:00 p.m. Get your game on with our new Nintendo Switch!
Library Ukuleles, 18+ YRS 4th Tuesdays* • 2:30–4:00 p.m. *No program in December Bring your own ukulele or check one out at the library and join friends in the "play along" ukulele group. All levels welcome.
Siskiyou Mountain Wildlife Saturday, December 28 • 1:00–2:00 p.m. Take a walk on the “wild side” and learn about the wildlife, geology, and rare plants of the Siskiyou Mountains with Bugs-R-Us Educational Services.
Gold Hill Library
Movie Classics & More: Ingrid Bergman Mondays • 1:00–3:00 p.m. December 2: Rick Blaine (Bogart) owns a nightclub in Vichy-controlled Casablanca, frequented by refugees desperate to escape German domination. Despite the ever-present human misery, Rick manages to remain uninvolved in World War II now raging across Europe and Northern Africa. But all that changes when Ilsa Lund (Bergman) walks through the front door of Rick's club--Rick must now choose between a life with the woman he loves and becoming the hero that both she and the world need. (1942/102m/NR) December 9: An American fights with Spanish guerrillas during that country's civil war. He falls in love with a native girl, which leads to a conflict with the leader of the guerrillas. (1943/130m/NR) December 16: A playgirl joins forces with an FBI agent to uncover Nazis in Rio. (1946/101m/NR) December 23: A newlywed is slowly driven to the brink of madness by her deceptively charming husband at their Victorian mansion in London. Ingrid Bergman won Best Actress as the wife. (1944/114m/NR) December 30: Famed Belgian detective Hercule Poirot steps up to solve a murder aboard a train that has stopped in deep snow. (1974/128m/PG)
Holiday Stories and Cookies with Santa Saturday, December 7 • 2:00–3:30 p.m. Santa is visiting the Gold Hill Library for a special holiday storytime. Bring your camera to take photos.
LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS 2nd & 4th Wednesdays* • 2:30–3:30 p.m. *Library is closed on 12/25 Build and display your own LEGO creations. DUPLO bricks are available for younger kids.
Holiday Decor Arts & Crafts with Recycled Books, 11+ YRS (5–10 W/ ADULT) Saturday, December 14 • 1:00–3:00 p.m. Make holiday decorations with recycled books, washi tape, markers, ribbon, stencils, and other creative materials. We have craft ideas for all ages.
Gold Hill Library Book Club, 18+ YRS 3rd Fridays • 3:00–4:00 p.m. Discuss Days Without End by Sebastian Barry. Books are available for pickup one month prior to the meeting date.
Medford Library: Kids & Family
Homework Hub, 5–12 YRS Mondays and Tuesdays • 3:00–5:00 p.m. No tutoring 12/23–1/3, 1/20, or 2/17 Free homework help is available by appointment. Learn more at jcls.org/homeworkhelp.
Traveling Lantern Theatre Company Presents “Peter Pan” Saturday, December 7 • 1:00–2:00 p.m. Fly away with the Darling children to Neverland, where Peter battles with a band of pirates and his archenemy: the villainous Captain Hook.
Santa's Winter Party Saturday, December 14 • 1:00–3:00 p.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus are throwing a party. Take a picture with Santa and other characters, enjoy crafts, a guessing jar, treats, and an ugly sweater contest.
Snow Crafternoon Saturday, December 21 • 1:00–3:00 p.m. Make a snow globe, paint with "snow," and make a snowman craft.
Medford Matinee & Popcorn Saturday, December 21 • 11:15 a.m.–1:30 p.m. A street rat pursues the princess of Agrabah with the help of a powerful genie who can grant him three wishes. His primary opponent is a malevolent sorcerer who serves as the city's grand vizier and the chief advisor to the Sultan. (2019/128m/PG)
LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS Last Saturdays • 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. Build and display original creations. DUPLO bricks available for younger kids.
The Library Design Squad, 7–12 YRS Last Sundays • 1:00–3:00 p.m. Join us for a fun afternoon of creativity and collaboration designing and decorating the Children's Library bulletin board.
Medford Library: Teens & Tweens
Teen Gamer Day, 10–18 YRS 1st Saturdays • 1:00–3:00 p.m. Get your game on! Join us in playing classic and fun board games, Giant Jenga, Nintendo Switch, or Wii.
Medford Teen Advisory Group (T.A.G.), 13–18 YRS 2nd Tuesdays • 4:30–5:30 p.m. T.A.G. members are dedicated, motivated teens in grades 7–12 who meet to brainstorm ideas, discuss books and movies, and make crafts. Contact a Medford Teen Librarian to join.
Teen Crafternoon: Winter Gift Giving Saturday, December 21 • 1:00–3:00 p.m. Join us this winter solstice to make handmade gifts for the holiday season.
December Teen Movie Matinees Tuesdays, December 24 & 31 • 2:00–4:00 p.m. Watch the Teen's Choice of the Best Holiday Movie and the Best Movie of 2019 as voted on by Medford area teens. Vote for your favorites in the Teen Library during December.
Medford Library: Adults
Seed To Supper Mondays, December 2 & 9 • 6:00–8:00 p.m. Catch the final sessions of this six-week workshop that highlights low-cost, step-by-step techniques for cultivating a successful vegetable garden that you can harvest and serve at your dinner table. ACCESS is the local satellite partner under the Oregon Food Bank for the Seed to Supper program, and works in collaboration with Jackson County Master Gardeners Association.
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.
Library Downloads Workshop: Getting Started with Libby and Hoopla Wednesday, December 4 • 10:00–11:00 a.m. Learn how to download eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies, and music for free with your library card. Bring your device to this hands-on workshop where you'll set up an account, have your questions answered, and get started downloading items in our digital collection. Please bring your app store login information, library card number, and PIN. Pre-registration required.
Windows in Time Lecture The Amazing and All-Too Short Career of Sheriff August Singler Wednesday, December 4 • 12:00–1:00 p.m. Reference Librarian Julie Drengson will discuss the career of Sheriff August D. Singler, who was killed in the line of duty in 1913.
Friends of the Medford Library Book Clearance Friday, December 6 • 12:00–3:30 p.m. Saturday, December 7 • 11:00 a.m.–3:30 p.m. Browse thousands of new and gently used books, including fiction, nonfiction, children's books, CDs, DVDs, records, and more. By keeping "prices" on a donation basis, you can fill up your book bag and support your library.
Library Ukuleles (LUKEs), 16+ YRS 2nd Sundays • 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.
Color Happy! Tuesday, December 10 • 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Drop in, enjoy coffee and donuts, and have fun coloring.
Medford Library Book Chat 2nd Tuesdays • 5:30–6:30 p.m. Discuss Abundance: The Future is Better Than You Think by Peter H. Diamand.
Lunchtime Movie & Popcorn 2nd Wednesdays • 12:00–3:00 p.m. The remaining Avengers must gather their strength to defeat the mad titan Thanos. (2019/181m/PG-13)
Makers & Hackers Night After Hours 2nd Thursdays • 6:30–9:30 p.m. Exercise your creativity and tap into your inner geek with Rogue Hack Lab.
Reach Customers & Clients Online with Google Friday, December 13 • 12 noon–1:00 p.m. Discover how customers find your business online and how to promote your business using Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and Smart Campaigns in Google Ads with Corissa Saint Laurent, a speaker for the Grow with Google program. Business Librarian Elanna Erhardt will also share how to leverage library resources to start or grow your small business.
Introspective Writing Group 2nd Saturdays • 1:00–2:30 p.m. Use writing to explore your inner self in a supportive group setting.
Make It Art Monday, 18+ YRS 3rd Mondays* • 12:00–2:00 p.m. *Date changes in January & February Monday, January 27 • 12:00–2:00 p.m. Monday, February 24 • 12:00–2:00 p.m. Create a variety of crafts.
Guild Lecture: Nepal & the Mystical Himalayas Wednesday, December 18 • 12:00–1:30 p.m. Paul and Barbara Young will discuss Nepali culture and customs, dispel a few myths, and share Nepal’s topography, natural history, and demographics.
Small Business Workshop: Research to Strengthen or Start Your Small Business Last Tuesdays • 12:00–1:00 p.m. Learn how to use digital research for business planning, customize national data for future growth, participate in free online courses, and reserve meeting rooms for free with your library card. For details, contact Business Librarian Elanna Erhardt at (541) 734-3992 or EErhardt@jcls.org.
Gingerbread Decorating for the Whole Family Saturday, December 7 • 2:30–3:30 p.m. Frost gingerbread cookies, and decorate a bag to bring them home. Pre-registration required.
Art Escapades, 18+ YRS Tuesday, December 10 • 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. Paint watercolor constellation greeting cards while relaxing with a cup of tea.
Peppermint Crafts for the Whole Family Wednesday, December 11 • 5:30–6:30 p.m. Lift your holiday spirits by mixing peppermint essential oils in a pretty, blue spray bottle. Pre-registration required.
Learn to Play "Deal With It!" (aka Clag!) 3rd Fridays* • 1:00–4:00 p.m. *No program in December Clag, or “Deal With It!” is an English trick-taking card game played by 3–8 people. Easy to learn and fun to play!
Rogue River Library
Traveling Lantern Theatre Company Presents "Scrooge" Monday, December 2 • 3:00–4:00 p.m. Enjoy this classic tale of a miser's redemption.
The History of the Rogue River Library Saturday, December 7 • 12:00–1:00 p.m. Learn the history of the Rogue River Library from former branch manager MaryAnn Ross and former employee Tish Manley.
DIY-cember: Kids Session, 5–11 YRS (UNDER AGE 5 W/ ADULT) Saturdays in December • 11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Join us for a variety of DIY crafts, including sock snowmen, Christmas cards, and ornaments.
DIY-cember: Teen & Adult Session, 12+ YRS Saturdays in December • 12:00–1:00 p.m. Join us for a variety of DIY crafts, including Christmas cards and decorations.
Paper Tube Craft of the Month 3rd Saturdays • 12:00–1:00 p.m. Make wintry recycled paper tube craft, including penguins, snowmen, reindeers, and more.
Friends of Ruch Library A-Frame Bookstore Tuesdays • 12:00–4:00 p.m. Thursdays • 1:00–5:00 p.m. Saturdays • 12:00–4:00 p.m. Shop for new or gently used items including books, CDs, & movies. Proceeds benefit the Ruch Library.
LEGO Builders, Architects, & Engineers, 4+ YRS Saturdays • 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Build and display original LEGO creations. DUPLO bricks are available for younger kids.
Friends of Ruch Library Holiday Sale and Silent Auction Saturday, December 7 • 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 10 • 10:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Thursday, December 12 • 1:00–7:00 p.m. Saturday, December 14 • 11:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. Shop for gift-quality books in the Ruch Library Community Room.
Friends of Ruch Library 1st Saturday Book Barn $5 Bag Sale 1st Saturdays • 12:00–4:00 p.m. The Book Barn is regularly used to sort donations, and opens every 1st Saturday for a special sale. Books are $1 each or a grocery bag full for $5.
Cookie Decorating Saturday, December 14 • 1:00–3:00 p.m. Decorate a gingerbread cookie with icing, sprinkles, and dried fruit. Gluten-free cookies will be available.
Shady Cove Library
Christmas in Europe Tuesday, December 17 • 5:00–6:00 p.m. Dan and Carole Nielson present a look at Christmas in Europe. What are the differences in Christmas celebrations and customs in countries throughout Europe, and how do they differ from those found in the United States? They will be examining the cultural norms and origins.
Rocks, Minerals, and Fossils Friday, December 27 • 1:00–2:00 p.m. Learn about rocks and see cool specimens with Bugs-R-Us Educational Services. In this free program, you'll learn about different types of rocks and minerals, how fossils are formed, learn about Oregon's geology, and discover how we use minerals in everyday life, such as in oils, plastics, salt, and more! All participants will receive a free rock sample to add to or start their own rock collection.
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.
Audience Selections of Classic Movies Wednesdays • 2:00–4:00 p.m. December 4: Audience choice December 11: Before the 1906 quake, a cafe owner puts a singer under contract; then a spot in the opera opens, but he refuses to let her out of their agreement. (1936/115m/NR) December 18: A dramatization of the life of Lord Chancellor Thomas More, who clashed wills with King Henry VIII, rocking 16th-century England. (1966/120m/NR)
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 1st Saturdays • 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.
Talent Library Club Holiday Boutique Saturday, December 14 • 10:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. Shop for new or gently used items suitable as gifts, including children’s and gift books, toys, movies, CDs, LPs, knickknacks, puzzles, and more! By keeping “prices” on a donation basis, children and others are given a means to select a gift or two with whatever money they might have.
White City Library
Spark Space LEGO WeDo Robotics, 7–10 YRS 1st Wednesdays* • 2:00–3:00 p.m. *Date change in January Wednesday, January 8 • 2:00–3:00 p.m. Build LEGO models using LEGO WeDo, then program them to move and react.
Spark Space Makey Makey: See What Works!, 7+ YRS Tuesday, December 10 • 3:30–4:30 p.m. Explore with our Makey Makey electronic invention kits. Take everyday objects and combine them with the internet to create game controllers, musical instruments, a voting machine, and more.
Children's Christmas Party Saturday, December 14 • 1:00–2:00 p.m. Welcome Mrs. Claus to the Library for stories, treats, and crafts.
S.T.E.A.M. Coding Lab: Learn How to Program Using Scratch, 10–14 YRS 2nd Mondays* • 3:30–4:30 p.m. *Date change in December Monday, December 16 • 3:30–4:30 p.m. Learn how to use Scratch, a programming language, to create animated programs.
Board Game Day 3rd Wednesdays • 2:00–3:00 p.m. Play popular board games and Wii with your friends.
Library Bingo, 6+ YRS 3rd Saturdays • 2:00–3:00 p.m. Join us for some family-friendly fun. Win prizes: books, gift certificates, swim passes, and more!
Medford Kaleidoscope Play and Learn, 0–5 YRS Tuesdays • 10:00–11:30 a.m. *No class 12/24 and 12/31. Community room and indoor playground at the Concord Apartments 100 N. Grape Street, Medford Perfect place to play and learn on rainy days.
Talent Kaleidoscope Play and Learn, 0–5 YRS BILINGUAL Spanish-English program Tuesdays • 2:30–4:00 p.m. *No class 12/24 and 12/31. Community room at the Anderson Vista Apartments 571 Talent Avenue, Talent Parking is across the street at Chuck Roberts Park.
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