Book Sale Features 80,000 Titles

EUGENE, Ore. — Book lovers flocked to the Lane Events Center over the weekend to get their hands on thousands of affordable used books. Friends of the Library, an organization devoted to supporting literacy programs, held its 35th annual book sale to benefit the Eugene Public Library. The Lane Events Center Performance Hall was filled … Continue reading »

Local Groups Offer Tax Assistance

EUGENE, Ore. — April 15 is just more than two weeks away, which means you don’t have a whole lot of time to get your taxes filed. The AARP offers tax assistance sites around Lane County, including one at the Campbell Senior Center. With just two weeks left, aides are really pushing folks to get … Continue reading »

Eugene Library Celebrates 10 Years

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s a happening spot in Eugene. Thousands visit it every year for reading, educational opportunities and cultural experiences. The Eugene Public Library is celebrating 10 years Friday night. Library Director Connie Bennett joined us live in the studio on KEZI 9 News This Morning to talk about the library’s birthday bash.

eBook Reading Jumps

EUGENE, Ore. — If you got an eBook or tablet this holiday season, a recent survey says you’re a part of a growing trend and transition away from turning pages. The survey done by Pew Internet Research Center says the tastes of the reading public is going digital. The percentage of Americans 16 and older … Continue reading »

Eugene Library Hosts Winter Break Events

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s vacation for many folks, but not at the library. The Eugene Public Library has events planned for winter break for adults and kids. Connie Bennett, the library’s director, joined us on KEZI 9 News This Morning to talk about the events happening at the library’s branches. Click here for a full … Continue reading »

City Council to Vote on Two Key Issues

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene City Council will have their hands full on Monday night, voting on two key issues. Councilors will take action on a city-wide plastic bag ban and the shipment of coal through Eugene. If Eugene passes the bag ban, it would follow Portland and Corvallis in removing plastic bags in all stores. The … Continue reading »

Plastic Bag Ban on Monday’s Agenda

EUGENE, Ore — The proposal to ban plastic bags is one key issue that will be discussed at Monday’s Eugene City Council meeting. The city has been considering banning plastic bags for a while. Portland and Corvallis already have plastic bag bans in place. The other item being discussed Monday is the fate of the Downtown Eugene … Continue reading »

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