Library to Host Handmade Books Workshops

EUGENE, Ore. — You can find more than books at the Eugene Public Library. It’s an experience with authors, artists and weekly workshop. This week, the library is hosting a workshop where you can make your own book. Connie Bennett, the Eugene Library Services Director, explains more about the handmade books workshop for adults. Here are … Continue reading »

Group Donates Books to Housing Community

EUGENE, Ore. — A group of local volunteers spent the day filling bookshelves at a Eugene transitional housing facility. The volunteers from Soroptimist donated $3,000 worth of new and gently used books to Sponsors. These books will be used to start a library. Sponsors houses women who were recently incarcerated and are working to transition … Continue reading »

St. Vincent de Paul Donates Books to LCC

EUGENE, Ore. — Spring break may be here for many schools but right now St. Vincent de Paul is hitting the books. The nonprofit is donating 300 books to beef up the Lane Community College library. Officials from St. Vinnie’s say a librarian from LCC is specifically selecting books that encourage students to read for … Continue reading »

Book Sale Wraps Up

CRESWELL, Ore. — The Creswell Book Sale wrapped up Sunday. The book sale is a long-time tradition that predates the existing library. The money from the weekend sale goes back into library needs and operations. Some books sold for as little as $1 to $2. There were also magazines, CDs and DVDs for sale. Some … Continue reading »

Kids Compete in Battle of the Books

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Thousands of Lane County students read their way into a book battle. Saturday the teams went head to head for a shot at a Battle of the Books state competition. Since the start of the school year, kids became experts on more than a dozen books and competed against other teams within … Continue reading »

Celebrating National Young Readers Week

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Students who got sent to the principal’s office Tuesday at Douglas Gardens Elementary School in Springfield had to head outside. Principal Valerie King was stationed in the school yard with a rocking chair and a tent reading from first bell to last. That’s because it’s National Young Readers Week. The event challenges … Continue reading »

Springfield Students Create eBooks

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Reading, writing, and arithmetic–it’s what you expect second graders to learn. But at one Springfield elementary school, students are doing more than writing. Some second graders at Page Elementary have accomplished something most adults haven’t. They’re authors of eBooks. Sixty second graders can proudly say they’ve written, illustrated and self published an … Continue reading »

Library Prepares for Big Book Sale

EUGENE, Ore. — Just one day left until the big book sale. Volunteers are very busy unpacking 80,000 books from boxes and putting them onto the tables. How do you unpack thousands of books? One box at a time. Slowly, the Lane Events Center is transformed into an organized book store. Categories are clearly marked. … Continue reading »

Eugene Library to Host Book Sale

EUGENE, Ore. — Books will be flying off the shelf. Friends of the Eugene Public Library is getting ready for its 35th Annual Book Sale. Paperbacks are just a dollar. Hardbacks are $2. Many books are good as new. Linda Ague, Friends of the Library Co-Chair, join KEZI 9 News live in the studio to … Continue reading »

Harry Potter Fans Collect Book Donations

EUGENE, Ore. — While it sounds magical, a local army’s only trying to create a stockpile of books for area students. A group called Dumbledore’s Army of Lane County is behind the drive. The Harry Potter enthusiasts are taking donations for books at Sheldon and Springfield High Schools and Lane Community College. Organizers say when you … Continue reading »

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