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 »

Rare Book Collection Donated to OSU

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Oregon State University has received a hefty donation, a large collection of rare books. The collection of rare books contains more than 350 titles.  Many volumes are the only recorded copy in Oregon or the Pacific Northwest. OSU alumnus Albert Parr and his wife Ruth donated the collection.  They had collected many … Continue reading »

Eugene Public Library Holds E-Book Class

EUGENE, Ore. — E-books are becoming more and more popular, so the Eugene Public Library is holding a class Monday for people who want to learn more about them. The class is specifically for owners of Amazon.com’s Kindle e-reader. Library staff will be on hand to help people learn how to download free e-books from … Continue reading »

Acorn Park Little Free Library Opens

EUGENE, Ore. — A worldwide movement called the “Little Free Library” has now started up in Eugene. The movement started in Wisconsin in 2010. This is the first Little Free Library in Eugene. The library is simple. Pick any donated book and read it. Then bring it back with other books to contribute. Residents say … Continue reading »

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