Know Industry throughout September at Deschutes Public Library

Industry. Industrial. Industrious. Delve into the past, present and future of the work that has shaped our world. From the history of the Industrial Revolution, to a discussion about work ethic and creativity, to the potential of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, we’ve gathered experts to share what makes industry work. All programs are free and open to the public; no registration required unless noted with an asterisk (*).

• How Bend Became the Center of the Lumber Industry with local historian Tor Hanson.

• Bend’s Most Famous Love Triangle with Jim Crowell, author of Frontier Publisher: A Romantic Review of George Palmer Putnam’s Career at the Bend Bulletin.

• Romanticism and the Industrial Revolution

• Gene Editing: Promises, Perils and Prospects with Portland State University’s Dr. Bryan Cwik.

• Work Ethic: Billy Mickelson* a spoken concert to discuss the intersection of work, community and creativity.

• Industrialization and Its Discontents with COCC history professor Murray Godfrey.

For specific dates: People with disabilities needing accommodations (alternative formats, seating or auxiliary aides) should contact Liz Goodrich at or 541-312-1032.

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