Know Space at Deschutes Public Library throughout January


(Photo above: Julie Muller who will present “Five Steps to Organizing Your Space” | courtesy of Deschutes Public Library)

Space: the final frontier. Explore both outer and inner space during Deschutes Public Library’s “Know Space” series in January. Have a close encounter with a space movie, wrap your brain around the complexity of black holes, learn how to straighten up your stuff with a personal space organizer or launch your own exploration of NASA’s New Horizon mission to Pluto and beyond. Programs are free and open to all; no registration is required unless indicated (*).

Movies… from… Spaaaaaaace
Filmmakers have long been inspired by their intergalactic imaginations. Join us as we screen four space-themed classics. All screenings are free and no registration is available; seating is available on a first-come, first-seated basis at Tin Pan Theater, 869 Tin Pan Alley, Bend.
2001: A Space Odyssey | Tuesday, January 5 • 5:30 p.m.
Close Encounters of the Third Kind | Tuesday, January 12 • 5:30 p.m.
Contact | Tuesday, January 19 • 5:30 p.m.
E.T.: The Extraterrestrial | Tuesday, January 26 • 5:30 p.m.

Five Steps to Organizing Your Space
Get expert advice on how to keep your personal space organized and functioning with Julie Muller.
Wednesday, January 6 • 12:00 p.m. • Sisters Library | 110 North Cedar Street, Sisters
Tuesday, January 19 • 6:00 p.m. • Downtown Bend Library | 601 NW Wall Street, Bend

Evolution and Black Holes
Dr. Wendi Wampler outlines the life of stars, from birth in stellar nurseries to their breathtaking deaths by supernova.
Saturday, January 9 • 2:00 p.m. • Downtown Bend Library | 601 NW Wall Street, Bend
Tuesday, January 26 • 6:00 p.m. • Redmond Library | 827 SW Deschutes Avenue, Redmond

To Pluto and Beyond: New Horizons
Take a look at NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft mission to Pluto and beyond with Bob Grossfeld from Sunriver Nature Center and Observatory.
Friday, January 15 • 12:00 p.m. • Downtown Bend Library | 601 NW Wall Street, Bend
Saturday, January 30 • 2:00 p.m. • Redmond Library | 827 SW Deschutes Avenue, Redmond

Space Craft(*)
Let Arts Central watercolor artist Julianne LaClaire be your guide. Register online or by calling Liz at 541-312-1032.
Thursday, January 14 • 12:00-2:00 p.m. • East Bend Library | 62080 Dean Swift Road, Bend

For more information about these or other library programs, please visit the library website at People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating or auxiliary aides) should contact Tina at 541-312-1034.

The Deschutes Public Library, located in the high desert of Central Oregon, was ranked as the 5th Best Non-Profit to work for in Oregon in 2009. The Library serves more than 160,000 Deschutes County residents through libraries in Bend, La Pine, Redmond, Sisters, and Sunriver. Outreach services to senior centers, day care providers, and homebound residents are an integral part of the Library. The Library’s website provides access to hundreds of resources, magazine articles, downloadable books, and more from the comfort of home and work. And, the Library offers free and dynamic cultural programming for all ages to enrich our daily experience and encourage all residents to Know More.


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