Reposted from the Deschutes Public Library website

Discovery Pass Gets You into Attractions Free

Check out passes from the library for free admission to local attractions. These currently include the Deschutes Historical Museum, High Desert Museum, and Sunriver Nature Center & Observatory. View the Collection and Find Out How To Get and Use a Pass

The Library Has More Than Just Books!

Learning new skills can help keep your mind sharp. Try knitting or using an air fryer before buying it. See what’s available in the Library of Things!

Make New Friends Playing Board Games

Borrow a board game to play with friends or bring it to a Council on Aging community lunch. This board game collection has something for you! Make the next move. Place a hold on a game to pick it up at your nearest library branch. View Collection

Whats All the Hoopla About? Free Movies!

You’ve heard of Netflix, but how about hoopla? Both hoopla and Kanopy are FREE digital streaming services that give you access to thousands of movies and television shows. Download the free apps at the hoopla and Kanopy websites to instantly begin enjoying thousands of movies and television shows. All you need to begin using hoopla is your library card number and PIN.

Lifestyle Videos: Topics Range From Author Discussions or PickleBall Lessons

Deschutes Public Library video content offers something for everyone. Get your friends from Council on Aging together and explore new topics and adventures. See what’s playing! View the collection of videos.

Having the Grandkids Over? 

Curriculum Crates contain 20-25 books on a popular subject often used in schools and Story Time To Go Kits contain books and craft sheets centered around popular storytime themes. Place as many as you like on hold.

Get Your Outdoors On!

Borrow atlases and road, trail, and topographic maps for Central Oregon and beyond. Happy travels!

The Council on Aging of Central Oregon is pleased to partner with the Deschutes Public Library (DPL) to offer even more resources to our Central Oregon communities. Each month, the Library creates a publication called Library Corners, which is distributed to Meals on Wheels clients throughout the tri-county. DPL has also set up a Sharebrary in the new Bend Senior Services Center. Take a book, read it, keep it, or return it.

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