Calendar of Events


Our Board Meetings are held on the 2nd Monday of the month at 3:00 at the Downtown Bend branch library, Hutchinson Room, 601 NW Wall St. There are no Board meetings in July or August.

The Annual Meeting for all members of the FOBL is usually held the 2nd Tuesday of January in the Brooks Room. All members receive an invitation via email or US Mail. If you would like to confirm the date, time, and location, please visit our Contact Us page.



The Friends of the Bend Libraries Art Committee will be accepting entries for themed exhibition “Trees.” Any wall hung media.

Artwork delivery date:
January 10, 2018, Wednesday, 4:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Hutchinson Room on the second floor of the Downtown Bend branch.

Exhibition dates:
January 10 to April 10, 2018

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 a value of less than $1000. Realistic or abstract and all in between.

Entry forms will be available in the foyer and the second floor reference desk of the Downtown Bend branch library.

Future Exhibits:
January 10, 2018 to April 10 “Trees”
April 11 to July 10  Novel Idea Inspiration: “No One Can Pronounce My Name”
July 11 to October 9  “Still Life”
October 10 to January 8, 2019  “Our Landscape”

Artwork Delivery Dates: January 10, April 11, July 11, October 10, 2018, Wednesdays, from 4:00-5:30 p.m. in the Hutchinson Room on the second floor of the Downtown Library.

For further information, visit our Contact Us page.