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Closure Schedule for 2017:

  • January 1 - New Years Day
  • January 16 - Martin Luther King, Jr Birthday
  • February 20 - Presidents' Day
  • April 16 - Easter
  • May 29 - Memorial Day
  • July 4 - Observance of Independence Day
  • September 4 - Labor Day
  • November 22 - close at 5:00 pm for Thanksgiving
  • November 23 - Thanksgiving
  • November 24 - Day after Thanksgiving
  • December 24 - Christmas Eve
  • December 25 - Christmas
  • December 31 - close at 5:00 New Year's Eve
  • January 1, 2018 - New Years Day

Calendar of Events

Board Meeting Schedule

Our Board Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of the month at 3:00 at the Deschutes County Public Library located at 601 Wall St. There are no Board meetings in July or August.

The Annual Meeting for all members of the FOBL is usually held the second TUESDAY of January. All members receive an invitation via email or US Mail. If you would like to confirm the date, time and location, please contact us at or 541-617-7047.




The Friends of the Bend Libraries Art Committee
will be accepting entries for themed exhibition "The Novel Idea: Homegoing". Any wall hung media.

April 12, 2017, Wednesday, 4 to 5:30 p.m.

Hutchinson Room on the second floor of the downtown Bend Library

April 12, 2017 to July 11, 2017

Artists may submit two pieces, 16"x20" (minimum outer frame dimensions), or larger, in any wall hanging medium, must be framed unless canvas with internal frame or quilt, wired to hang from the library's system. and of a value less than $1000. Realistic or abstract and all in between.

Entry forms will be available in the foyer of the downtown Bend Library and at the reference desk on the second floor.


Future Themed Exhibitions

July 12 to October 10, 2017 "Water in Motion"

October 11 to January 9, 2018 "South of the Border"

Artists can submit artwork to the Hutchinson Room on April 12, July 12 and October 11 between 4:00 and 5:30 p.m. for each exhibit.