Chambers Gives Historical Donation to UO

EUGENE, Ore. — Roughly 50 years of historical moments, breaking news, broadcasts, and sporting events, captured by KEZI journalists have all been boxed at Chambers Communications and handed over to the University of Oregon. “You can’t really put a monetary value on collections like this. They have deep cultural, historical value,” said James Fox, UO … Continue reading »

Library’s Statue Removed Temporarily

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A familiar statue in front of the Corvallis Public Library is temporarily being stored. The statue, called “Story Time,” is of a boy and a girl reading a book. Around the statue was a planter box that’s over a skylight that looks over basement offices. The box was leaking, so it’s getting … Continue reading »

Celebrating Monroe’s Library

MONROE, Ore. — Two months ago, the Monroe Community Library opened its doors for a grand opening, and community members are still celebrating the new facility. Librarians say the former library was crammed and dark. Thanks to help from the county, private donations and grants, a train depot has since been transformed into the new … 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 »

Library of Congress Collects Tweets

(CNN) — The Library of Congress has a new kind of collection: tweets. The library’s communications director has published a blog entry giving an update on the its efforts to build a collection of tweets. So far, it’s amassed more than 170 billion tweets. Now it’s looking to make them available to the public. The … 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 »

Oakridge Celebrates New Library

OAKRIDGE, Ore. — A more than 40-year-old dream came true Saturday in Oakridge as residents celebrated the grand opening of their new library. The old library was built in 1961 and held 8,000 books. The new one is three times the size and will hold many more. The building was made possible by a federal … Continue reading »

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