July Jubilee events, Friday and Saturday July 18 and 19!
Friday the 18th
11:00 Free Family Lunch
Provided by the North Bend School District. Lunch is free for children, $2 for adults. Served on the sidewalk on Connecticut Street by the picnic tables, with seating available inside the Library Meeting Room.
12:00 Estuary Soup!
The South Slough Estuary brings a special “guest chef” to show and tell you all about what lives (and eats!) in the Estuary.
4:00 Honored Citizens Reception
The City of North Bend honors Outstanding NBHS Graduates Anahi Ayala and Jordan LeBlanc, Citizen of the Year Bob Anderson, Lifetime Achievement awardee LeRoy Griggs, and Continuing Contribution awardee Burl Noggle.
Saturday the 19th
1:00 “Fizz Boom Stories”
North Bend Public Library’s own storyteller Abbie Anderson brings you tales from around the world inspired by this year’s Summer Reading theme of science. Potions, experiments, and explanations of the world around us come to life in traditional stories from many cultures.
Going to the July Jubilee Parade? Can’t get to the library at 1:00 because of the Parade? Still want to hear stories? Come at 2:00 for a repeat show!
Thursday, July 24th at 7:00
South Coast poets Robert “Gray” Jones and John Noland give a free, public reading of their poems on Thursday, July 24, at 7:00 pm, at the North Bend Public Library. These exceptional poets have published widely in the Pacific Northwest, and in highly-regarded literary publications from around the U.S.
This event is free and open to the public. Call the library with any questions at 541-756-0400.
Movies at the Library!
Wednesday, July 23rd and 30th at 3:30 for adults and teens
Saturday, July 26 at 1:00 for families
Summer Reading film screenings for free at your library!
Every Wednesday at 3:30, from July 23rd ’til August 27th, we’ll be showing movies for adults and teens, inspired by this year’s Summer Reading theme of science. We can’t tell you the titles here because of the terms of our license to show movies to the public. Give us a call at 541-756-0400, or come in to the library, if you can’t guess from the descriptions below!
Wed. 7/23, 3:30: A female astronomer receives a message from space, including plans to build a ship for a one-way trip. Based on a novel.
(1997; 150 minutes; rated PG)
Sat. 7/26, 1:00: Family movie from a beloved animation studio. A lonely robot tending humanity’s massive garbage dump finds true love and adventure when a sleek new model comes his way. (2008; 98 minutes; rated G)
Wed. 7/30, 3:30: A strange variation on the flu spreads rapidly around the world, causing chaos as deaths mount and scientific and medical teams scramble to understand the disease and find and implement a cure. Directed by one of our finest film stylists, this thriller delivers an incredible ride. (2011; 106 minutes; rated PG-13).
More to come!
Wednesday, July 16, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Songs Concert with Nancy Wood and Paul Safar
Part of the Oregon Coast Music Festival, sponsored by the Friends of North Bend Public Library, Nancy Wood and Paul Safar come to North Bend from Cherry Blossom Musical Arts in Eugene. They’ll give us a captivating concert of songs, sharing insights into poetry and composers along the way.
This event is free and open to the public. Call the library at 541-756-0400 with any questions.