The Deschutes Public Library has a slate of events happening in December. A Novel Idea … Unveiled! The Library’s best-kept secret will soon be the talk of the town. Find out which books will pass through the hands and capture the hearts of Deschutes County residents during this annual celebration of literature and community. Join…

(Mural unveiling | Photo by Cascade A&E Magazine) A colorful mural celebrating Oregon and its diverse cultures has been unveiled at Redmond Municipal Airport as part of a media event also featuring performances by Warm Springs drummer Carlos Calica and the Redmond High School Jazz Band. Featuring artwork from the new Oregon Cultural Trust license…

Oregon’s forestry and logging industry looked a lot different 100 years ago. Discover this history juxtaposed with modern conservation efforts as Deschutes Public Library presents “Know Timber” in November. Learn about contributions to Oregon’s logging history by African and Chinese Americans. Tap your feet to the melody of logging ballads. Discover the most famous Northwest…

Pumpkin decorating contest, spine-tingling book picks and more at your library. It’s the Return of the Great Pumpkin Decorating Contest The annual Pumpkin Decorating Contest is back, and we cannot wait to see where your creativity takes you this year! To take part, simply decorate a pumpkin as one of your favorite book characters; winners…

(Pepper Pepper (recipient of Oregon Arts Commission Artist Fellowship), Night Sky 3, 2019, digital image | Photo courtesy of Oregon Arts Commission) The Oregon Arts Commission is now accepting applications from visual artists for the Artist Fellowship program. About the Fellowship Program The Individual Artist Fellowship Program honors Oregon’s professional artists and their achievements while…