Upcoming Library events

Eagle Point
On Saturday, May 12 at 10:00 a.m. the Eagle Point Library is presenting Oregon Humanities presenter Mark Cunningham who will be conducting a conversation about “From Print to Pixels.  He will discuss the unclear consequences of the electronic age of e books. Will e books serve or change the act of reading? As reading becomes a digital experience what effects will this have? What happens when we change our methods of reading?  Attend this important program to get the answers to these questions .

Also on May 12, there will be an “Open cupboard” book sale at the Eagle Point Library, hosted by Eagle Point Friends of the Library. The sale is from 12n to 4 p.m.

Shady Cove
Friends of the Shady Cove Library and the Upper Rogue Artists Association present Pat Rebello for an Artist Reception on Tuesday May 15, from 4– 5:30 p.m., at the Shady Cove Branch Library Community Meeting Room, 22477 Highway 62.

Rebello is originally from Southern California and moved to Eagle Point ten years ago. She began painting 30 years ago and started with oil painting—her favorite medium because she can paint over mistakes! She recently won a first place ribbon at the annual Artists’ Luncheon in Medford. Ms. Rebello has been a member of the Upper Rogue Artists Association for three years.

For more information, please contact the Shady Cove Branch Library at 541-878-2270 or visit www.jcls.org.

Friends of the Shady Cove Library’s Book Sale is Friday, May 18 from 10-2 p.m. Come and browse through the latest gently used books.

White City
White City Friends of the Library Book Sale

Check out the great selection of gently-used books at the White City Friends of the Library Book Sale on Saturday, May 19, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m., in the Community Meeting Room of the White City Branch Library, 3143 Avenue C.
Please contact the White City Branch Library at 541-864-8880 for more information.   

Medford Library
Sarah Ann: A Jackson County Mystery” is the topic of the next Guild Lecture on Wednesday, May 16, from 12 noon-1 p.m., at the Medford Branch Library.

There are no names on her gravestone in the Jacksonville Cemetery—just the single word: “MOTHER.” Who was she? What was her story? How was her mystery solved? Anne Billeter, Director of the Jackson County Genealogy Library, will introduce this mysterious headstone and the woman for whom it was made as part of the “Mysteries in Our Backyard” project sponsored by the Rogue Valley Genealogical Society, the Southern Oregon Historical Society, and the Jackson County Heritage Association. The public can claim a mystery to solve and use the wealth of resources available at local historical societies and libraries by going to the website: www.mysteries.jcheritage.org/.

Presenter Anne Billeter was a librarian with Jackson County libraries for 22 years and also served two terms each on the Boards of the Josephine County Historical Society and the Southern Oregon Historical Society.

“Sarah Ann: A Jackson County Mystery” is part of the Guild Lecture Series sponsored by the Friends of the Medford Library. Light refreshments will be served. For more information, please contact the Medford Branch Library at 541-774-8679 or visit www.jcls.org.

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