Learning Windows8 - Medford Branch Library

By Sue Schneider Thu 13th June
Date: 
Sat 29th June
Have you downloaded the new Windows 8? You may ask yourself 'What is the Charms Bar?' or 'Where is my Start Button?' Find out the answers to these questions and more helpful hints, during the newest Need2Know presentation "Intro to Windows 8" on Saturday, June 29, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, in the Adams Community Room of the Medford Branch Library, 205 S. Central Ave. For more information about sessions, please call the Jackson County Library Services Business Office at 541-774-8679 or visit www.jcls.org.

theDove Events: Coming Up

Pacific Bible College Summer Session Begins - Medford Tue 28th April - Sat 6th June Summer classes at Pacific Bible College are set and registration has begun. Summer classes are: The Gospels, Fundamentals of Speech, Early Church History and Field Ministry II. For more information and to register contact Mary at 541-776-9942 or [email protected] You can also visit www.pacificbible.com.
Therapeutic Foster Care Families Needed - Rogue Valley Fri 1st May - Mon 15th June Foster homes for children who have behavior, emotional and development disabilities are needed here in the Rogue Valley. For those interested in helping these children, contact Shawnee Dale, Therapeutic Foster Care Certifier for Family Solutions at 541-776-0497 x 206 or [email protected]
Christian Youth in Action - Rogue Valley Mon 11th May - Fri 5th June Send a teen to Christian Youth in Action(C.Y.I.A.). Tuition is $325, and includes room, board and materials. C.Y.I.A. is a group of teenagers who spend the summer sharing God's truth through day clubs. If you would like to sponsor a youth's training, contact Gail at [email protected]
Meals on Wheels Volunteers Needed - Medford Mon 18th May - Thu 18th June The Medford Meals on Wheels program, Food and Friends, is looking for volunteers to help deliver meals to home-bound seniors. Food & Friends provides hot, nutritious meals and a friendly visit to hundreds of seniors in the area. Meals are served Monday through Friday, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm. Mileage reimbursement is available.
Monday Family Film Night - Medford Library Mon 18th May Medford Library, 205 S. Central is having a Family Film Night on Monday, May 18, 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm, in the Adams Room. All ages are welcome. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Medford Library. For more information, call the Medford Branch Library at 541-774-8679.
Mystery Movie Classics - Gold Hill Branch Library Mon 18th May Three classic 'whodunit' films from Dame Agatha Christie will be shown on Mondays in May from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm at the Gold Hill Branch Library, 202 Dardanelles St. Admission is free and light refreshments will be served. For more information, call the library at 541-855-1994 or visit www.jcls.org.
Books@4 Discussion Group - Medford Branch Library Tue 19th May A Book discussion group, 'Books@4', will meet monthly from 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm in the Adams Community Meeting Room of the Medford Branch Library, 205 S. Central Ave. This group will meet on the third Tuesday of each month. Come meet others in the local reading community as they share what they are reading and discover your next favorite book to read.
The Durocher Family in Concert - Brookings Tue 19th May The Durocher Family will be in concert on Tuesday, May 19, 6:30 pm at His Place, 18881 Cornett Rd. in Brookings. This concert will include their original 'newgrass' and acoustic folk music. All are welcome for an evening of inspiring worship and great family instrumentation. For more information about the group visit www.durocherfamilymusic.com.
Mystery Readers Book Discussion Group - Phoenix Branch Library Tue 19th May The Mystery Readers Book Discussion Group meets on the third Tuesday of the month, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm, in the Community Meeting Room of the Phoenix Branch Library, 510 West 1st St. Come join in the conversation about selected topics with other mystery lovers. For discussion themes, please
Sex Trafficking Documentary - Medford Library Tue 19th May "Chosen", a documentary on two All-American teen girls who were tricked into sex trafficking will be presented on Tuesday, May 19, 6:30 pm at the Medford Library, 205 S. Central. This is a MUST SEE for adolescents 12 and older and their parents. Admission is free.
Siskiyou Sleuths Book Group meets - Ashland Branch Library Wed 20th May The Siskiyou Sleuths Book Group meets to discuss interesting mysteries and welcomes mystery readers on the third Wednesday of each month from 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm, at the Ashland Branch Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. This group is sponsored by the Friends of the Ashland Public Library and open to all mystery readers.
Toddlerobics - Medford Wed 20th May Come exercise your mind, body, and spirit during "Toddlerobics:Movement, Music, and Me!" on the third Wednesday of the month, 10:30 am - 11:00 am, in the Adult Garden of the Medford Branch Library, 205 S. Central Ave. Class is for toddlers 2 and up. Toddlerobics will be held September 17, October 15, November 19 and December 17.
GEMS: Growing and Encouraging Moms Thu 21st May GEMS of Grants Pass meets on the first and third Thursday of the month at Calvary Crossroads Church, 1051 SE 'M' St. in Grants Pass. Growing and Encouraging Moms is what GEMS is all about. For more information, call the church at 541-479-4334 or Toni Martin at 541-761-4756.
Teen Writing Group - Medford Sat 23rd May Are you a teen who enjoys reading and writing stories? Join in the "Writer's Empire" Teen Writing Group on the second and fourth Saturday of the month from 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm in the Medford Teen Library, 205 S. Central Ave. Bring your stories or just come listen to this fun group, led by R.E. Sheahan, author of the young adult science fiction novel, Storm of Arranon: Fire and Ice.
Movies at Prospect Library - Prospect Sat 23rd May Prospect Library, 150 Mill Creek Dr., is offering free movies for children on the second and fourth Saturday of each month, from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm. For more information, call the library at 541-560-3668.
Randy Stonehill in Concert - Eagle Point Sat 23rd May Christian music pioneer Randy Stonehill, with Buck Storm, will be in concert at Trail Christian Fellowship, 18881 Hwy. 62 in Eagle Point on Saturday, May 23, 6:30 pm. A love offering will be taken. For more information, visit www.trail.org.
Memorial Day Event - Central Point Mon 25th May The Oregon Fallen War Heroes Memorial, located in the Don Jones Memorial Park on Vilas-Hamrick Road in Central Point, is having their annual service to honor Oregon's Fallen Heroes on Monday, May 25. The day will begin at 9:00 am with a Flag Ceremony, National Anthem and invocation.
JCLS Concert Series - Medford Branch Library Wed 27th May The Summer Long Songs: JCLS Concert Series begins with 'Back to Broadway' as the Singers Company perform on Wednesday, May 27, 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm, in the Children's Department of the Medford Branch Library, 205 S. Central Ave. The Singers Company is made up of 28 elementary-school age girls from the Rogue Valley. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Medford Library.
Business Men & Women's Outreach - Medford Wed 27th May Business Men & Women's Outreach luncheon will be held on Wednesday, May 27, 12:00 pm at Tin Tins in Medford. Guest speaker is Dennis Ellingson. Cost is $7.95.
Game Night - Applegate Branch Library Fri 29th May Applegate Branch Library, 18485 N. Applegate Rd. is open the last Friday of the month for Game Night. All ages are welcome to drop in and join in a night of Chinese checkers, chess, cards, Wildcraft, Sorry and Scrabble. Some board games will be provided, or bring your own. For more information, contact the library at 541-846-7346 or visit www.jcls.org.
Lego Landscape Makers - Medford Library Sat 30th May Come turn Lego bricks into Lego landscapes on Saturday, May 30, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm in the Children's Department of the Medford Branch Library, 205 S. Central Ave. Children six years and under must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call the Medford Branch Library at 541-774-6415.
Southern Oregon Grape Fair - Talent Sat 30th May The Southern Oregon Grape Fair will be held May 30, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm in Talent. This is a celebration of community, rich agriculture and the arts in Southern Oregon. Music, dancing, Arts, entertainment, fabulous food and beverages as well as vendors of all types will be showcased in downtown Talent.
Art Show & Sale Sun 31st May Artists for Equamore are having an Art Show and Sale on Sunday, May 31, 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm at the Equamore Sanctuary, 4723 Hwy. 66 in Ashland. The day will include original Artwork for sale from over 20 local artists, dancing with Band du Pays Swing Band, fine wines, sumptuous snacks and wandering with the Horses of Equamore.
Book Discussion Group - Central Point Mon 1st June A book discussion group meets on the first Monday of each month from 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm at the Central Point Library, 116 S. Third St. For information about the upcoming book topics call the Central Point Library at 541-664-3228 or visit www.jcls.org.
Tuesday Origami Sessions - Medford Library Tue 2nd June The Medford Branch Library Children's Department is having Origami Sessions on the first Tuesday of the month, 5:45 pm. This free hands on demonstration will take place in the Storytime Room in the Children's Department of the Medford Library, 205 S. Central. For more information, call the Medford Children's Department at 541-774-8678 or visit www.jcls.org.
Stuttering Support Group - First Tuesday of the Month Tue 2nd June

The Speech Center Plus, 1700 E. Barnett Rd. has started a Stuttering Support Group for adults and children that meets on the first Tuesday of every month. At these meetings you will meet other people who stutter, share your experiences, challenges, and successes, practice speaking skills, etc.

Family Tree Maker - PC Users Group Monthly Meet Tue 2nd June The 'PC' Family Tree Maker Group meets the first Tuesday of the month. Everyone is encouraged to bring problems or concerns, and as a group the issue will be addressed and hopefully resolved. This class is free and is held at the Jackson County Genealogy Library, 3405 S. Pacific Hwy. in Medford. Please call 541-512-2340 to register.
Books@Noon - Ashland Branch Library Tue 2nd June What are you reading? Looking for suggestions? Jump into the conversation with "Books@Noon". They meet the first Tuesday of every month, from 12 noon to 1:00 pm at the Ashland Branch Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Come and meet with others of the local reading community as they share what they are reading, and discover your next favorite book to read.
Monthly Scrapbook Workshops - Gold Hill Branch Library Wed 3rd June Enjoy a monthly workshop for teen to adult scrapbooking enthusiasts on the first Wednesday of each month, from 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm at the Gold Hill Branch Library, 202 Dardanelles St. Bring your mementos and learn how to "smash" your special treasures into scrapbooks, share good company and share talents. Contact the library at 541-855-1994 for a supply list. Class runs from January through May.
Child Abuse Symposium - Medford Thu 4th June - Fri 5th June The Children's Advocacy Center is having its annual Child Abuse Symposium June 4-5 at Inn at the Commons,200 N. Riverside Ave. in Medford. The theme is 'Growing Up After Bad Things: The Developmental Impact of Trauma to Children'. Thursday, June 4, will begin this event at 4:00 pm with a presentation from David Pittman, adult survivor of childhood abuse and founder of 'Together We Heal'.
Applegate Community Knitting Group Monthly Meeting Fri 5th June The Applegate Community Knitting Group meets on the first Friday of each month, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm at the Applegate Branch Library, 18485 North Applegate Rd. Bring your projects, be inspired, share knitting patterns, skills, knowledge and creativity. The first meeting is Friday, March 1. This is a free program hosted by Friends of Applegate Library.
Friday Night at the Movies - Eagle Point Library Fri 5th June Eagle Point Library, 239 W. Main St., is offering 'Friday Night at the Movies' on the first Friday of the month, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, beginning February 7. Popcorn will be served and kids are welcome to come in their pajamas! For more information call the Eagle Point Branch Library at 541-826-3313 or visit www.jcls.org.
Friday Night Movies at the Library - Prospect Fri 5th June Prospect Library, 150 Mill Creek Dr., is showing movies for adults on the first Friday of the month, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. For more information and movie titles, call the library at 541-560-3668.
Valley-Wide Christian Men's Monthly Breakfast Sat 6th June

All men of the Rogue Valley are invited to the monthly ​Valley-Wide Christian Men's Breakfast​. They meet the first Saturday of every month, 7:00 a.m.  at Hometown Buffet. For more information regarding speakers etc, call Ken Meigs at 541-944-6996.

Christ in the Passover - Grants Pass Sat 6th June Calvary Crossroads Church, 1051 SE 'M' St. in Grants Pass is bringing Dan Sered, Israel Director with Jews for Jesus to Grants Pass on June 6 & 7. Saturday, June 6th at 4:00 pm, Dan will be giving an Israel Update with a visual demonstration of Christ in the Passover at 6:30 pm. Sunday, June 7, 10:00 am he will be speaking on the Gospel in The Feasts of Israel.
Gem & Mineral Show - Newport Sat 6th June - Sun 7th June The Oregon Coast Agate Club in Newport, Oregon is having it's annual Gem & Mineral Show - "Rockin' the Coast" at the National Guard Armory, 541 SW Coast Hwy. 101, New Port, OR Saturday, June 6, 10:00 am - 6:00 pm and Sunday, June 7, 10:00 am - 4:30 pm. Admission is $2.00 for adults, children under 12 and Military & Service personnel in uniform are free.
Bi-Monthly Christian Writer's Group Meeting Sat 6th June A 'Christian Writer's Group' meets the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month, 8:00 am - 9:30 am at Heritage Christian Church, 1870 W. Stewart Ave. in Medford. For more information, call 541-779-7937 or email [email protected]
Lego Fun - Ruch Library Sat 6th June Join the Lego fun on the first Saturday of each month, 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm at the Ruch Branch Library, 7919 Hwy. 238. This event is for children ages four and up. For more information, call the library at 541-899-7438 or visit jcls.org.
Quilt Show - Grants Pass Sat 6th June - Sun 7th June The Rogue Valley Piecemakers are having their 35th annual Quilt Show Saturday and Sunday, June 6 & 7, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm at the Josephine County Fairgrounds. This quilt show will include a collection of locally created quilts, demonstrations, vendors and special displays. Admission is $5.00. For more information on the Piecemakers Quilting Group, visit www.RVPiecemakers.com.
First Sunday Legos Class - Ashland Branch Library Sun 7th June First Sunday Lego's Class meets at the Ashland Branch Library Children's Department, the first Sunday of the month., 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm. Each month volunteer Helga Motley will teach children a different Lego building skill. Ages 5 years and up are invited to attend. For more information, call the Ashland Children's Department at 541-774-6995.
Medford Library Book Discussion Group Tue 9th June The Medford Library Book Discussion Group meets on the second Tuesday of the month from 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm in the Adams Community Meeting Room of the Medford Branch Library, 205 S. Central Ave. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Medford Library. For more information, please contact Suz Harrison at 541-774-6415 or visit www.jcls.org.
Book Chat - Medford Branch Library Tue 9th June Medford Library Book Chat meets on the second Tuesday of the month, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm in the Carpenter Community Meeting Room of the Medford Branch Library, 205 S. Central. Refreshments are provided by the Friends of the Medford Library. For more information and book titles, contact the Medford Branch Library at 541-774-8679 or visit www.jcls.org.
Ashland Macintosh Users Group Tue 9th June The Ashland Macintosh Users' Group (AshMUG) meets the second Tuesday of every month in the Ashland Community Hospital Conference Room, 280 Maple St., 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Come learn more about all your Apple devices, enjoy presentations on various Apple or Apple related software and hardware, and participate in a lively Q & A session on all things Apple.
Brookings/Harbor Chamber Luncheon - Brookings/Harbor Thu 11th June The Brookings/Harbor Chamber monthly Membership Forum Luncheon is held on the second Thursday of each month at the Brookings Inn Resort Conference Center, 1143 Chetco Ave., Brookings, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm.
Second Saturday Lego Fest - Medford Library Sat 13th June The Medford Branch Library Children's Department is offering Second Saturday Legos building beginning February 8, 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm. Each month, volunteer Helga Motley, will teach children a different Lego building skill. Ages 5 years and up are invited to attend. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Medford Library.
Crafting with Yarn - Medford Wed 17th June Knitters, crocheters, loom knitters, spinners, weavers and all others who craft from yard (or want to learn) are invited on select Wednesday's, from 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm, in the Medford Teen Library, 205 S. Central Ave to work on a project or learn a new skill. Needles and hooks will be loaned for the day, or you can bring your own.
Monthly Gathering - Vision Impaired Fri 19th June Southern Oregon Lions Sight and Hearing Center, 228 N. Holly St. in Medford has an open social event for the Visually Impaired Person on the third Friday of every month, from 10:00 am - noon. All visually impaired people and their caregivers are welcome and encouraged to come. For more information, call Nancy Olson at 541-535-2884.
Peripheral Neuropathy Support Group Fri 19th June The Pacific Chapter of the Neuropathy Association is forming a Neuropathy Support Group in Medford. They will meet the 3rd Friday of the month, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Carpenter Room 1-2 of Rogue Valley Medical Center.
Third Saturday Chess Club - Medford Branch Teen Library Sat 20th June - Mon 20th July The Chess Club meets on the third Saturday of each month from 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm in the Medford Branch Teen Library, 205 S. Central Ave. All ages are welcome to drop in and test their skills. All levels of players are welcome. Family board games are also available to play in the Teen Library. For more information, call the Medford Teen Library at 541-774-8685.
Teen Game Day - Ashland Branch Library Sat 20th June Is gaming your thing? Join the crowd during Teen Game Day from 12 noon - 3:30 pm on the 3rd Saturday of each month at the Ashland Branch Library, 410 Siskiyou Blvd. Wii games, Xbox, board games, great food and fun included. All you need to bring is yourself. This free monthly event is sponsored by the Ashland Friends of the Public Library.

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