Adult Summer Programs
Henna Tattoos for Teens and Adults
Two Sessions: 1-2 pm and 3-4 pm
For ages 11 to adult.
You can create your own beautiful and temporary henna tattoo.
Registration is required. Space is limited to 20 people per session. Please sign-up for one of the sessions at the Library, by phone 608-835-3656 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are age 17 and under, you MUST bring along a signed permission slip (available at the Library or online) in order to get a tattoo.
Bad Art & Poetry
July 23, 1 pm
Like to draw, paint or doodle? Write prose? Are stick figures your best effort? Are you a closet poet? Make a creation out of materials we have on hand.
Prizes awarded for Best, Worst, and Starving Artist.
Third Wednesday of the month at 11:30 a.m.
Bring your own lunch. Chocolate provided.
Copies of the next title are available at the library.
January 15-- the Limpopo Academy of Private Detection
February 19-- Before I go to sleep by Steven J. Watson
March 19-- At Home: A short history of private life by Bill Bryson
April 16-- The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Shaffer and Barrows
May 21 -- Animal Vegetable Miracle: a year of food life by Barbara Kingsolver
June 18 -- A tale for the time being by Ruth L Ozeki
July 16 -- The Bird Sisters by Rebecca Rasmussen
Aug 19 -- State of Wonder by Ann Patchett
Sept 16 -- Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Oct 21 -- The tale of Despereaux : being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread by Kate DiCamillo; Timothy B Ering.
Nov 18 -- Go Big Read selection
Dec 16 -- Inferno by Dan Brown
Do you love telling a good short story?
Are you interested in developing your storytelling skill?
Do you just want to listen to a few good stories?
If you would like more information, please call the library at 835-3656.
Links to Storytelling information and organizations:
- Storytelling in Wisconsin is a listing of the many fine storytelling artists available for performances in the Badger State.
- Northland Storytelling Network
- Storytelling Frequently asked questions by Tim Sheppard.
- Heather Forest's unique minstrel style of storytelling blends original music, folk guitar, poetry, prose and the sung and spoken word.
- David Novak combines theatre and storytelling for a unique and dynamic program.
The Oregon Public Library offers free 30 minute one-on-one training sessions for adults by appointment. Register for one of the following sessions by calling Oregon Public Library at 835-3656 or by sending an email request for an appointment to email@example.com. Suggestions for other one-on-one training session topics are also welcome. All sessions are held at Oregon Public Library at 256 Brook Street.
Ereader / Tablet One-on-One
Schedule a 30-60 minute appointment with any questions you have about your new eReader.
Please bring your fully charged e-reader and any cables, your email address and password. To use the Kindle or a Kindle app., please also bring your Amazon account login and password. Ipad users will also need their itunes login and password.
One-on-One Basic E-Mail
Schedule a half-hour appointment with a librarian to learn how to set up and get started using a free E-mail account.
These one-on-one sessions will introduce you to the library is LINKcat computerized library catalog. You will learn how to access LINKcat at the library and from your own computer, search Oregon Public Library's collection and the collections of over 30 other South Central Library System libraries, place holds to have your name added to a waiting list, check and manage your library account, and more. For those new to LINKcat or just needing a refresher to brush up skills and use LINKcat more effectively.