Info Library News Free Comic Book Day celebration! Visit Baker County Public Library on Saturday, May 6 to pick up your official Free Comic Book Day comics and meet Cosplay Guest of Honor Alkali Layke! Cosplay workshop - Armor with Ally Learn how to build cosplay armor from professional cosplayer Alkali Layke using Worbla and other materials. OMSI Star Party & teachers' workshop Conversation Program - Good Food, Bad Food An Oregon Humanities Conversation Project event comes to the library, March 11 2017, 1:00 pm Summer Reading Kickoff, June 15 The summertime reading incentive program will kickoff Wednesday, June 15 at our libraries in Baker City and Richland: Notice of Budget Hearing, FY2016-2017 A public meeting of the Baker County Library District will be held on June 13, 2016 at 6:00 pm PST at Baker County Public Library located at 2400 Resort Street, Baker City, Oregon. The purpose of this meeting is to discuss the budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2016 as approved by the Baker County Library District Budget Committee. Animation Workshop with Teresa Drilling Emmy Award-winning animator/director Teresa Drilling best known for her work on Coraline (2009), Chicken Run (2000) and Elf (2003) will teach 20 people the tricks of the trade. Library Budget Committee 2016 meeting A public meeting of the Budget Committee of the Baker County Library District, Baker County, State of Oregon, to discuss the budget for the fiscal year July 1, 2016 to June 30, 2017 will be held at Baker County Public Library, 2400 Resort St, Baker City, OR. The meeting will take place on Wednesday, May 25 2016 at 5:00 pm. Free public programs April Click here for a summary of library programs for the month. Feedback needed on new look for bookmobile The current vinyl graphic wrap on the bookmobile is old and faded. Thanks to a grant from the Leo Adler Foundation, it is scheduled to be re-wrapped this year. Bonus Spring Break Storytime Four total storytimes are offered for Spring Break: Tue, Wed, Thu *bonus* & Fri. All events are at 10:00 am. StoryTime with Goats! Wednesday, March 23 2016, 10:00 am Now Hiring - Youth Services Librarian Art workshop - "Paint Like a Free Bird" w/ SK Cothren Shadow Nation (free movie event) Talking about Dying A special 90-minute program from Oregon Humanities, Saturday, October 17 at 7:00pm. Kids' Summer Reading Program Finalè "Every Hero Has a Story" & our chapter for this year is coming to an end. Join us on Thu, 8/13/15 at No. Baker School to celebrate another successful year of summer reading with fun, games, & prizes. Beanstack Trial Help us try out this new online tool to discover books and events, matched to your child's age and interests. Introducing Basic ESL A new online English language learning program for 19 different native language speakers available through the library website. Summer Reading Program 2015 Every Hero Has a Story! Events start June 16. Register your child today! Bestselling author Craig Johnson visits Baker City June 23 2015 at 7:00 pm at the Crossroads Carnegie Arts Center Baker City students compete in 2015 "Battle of the Books" Author Reading: Bonnie Olin, ‘The Owyhee River Journals’ Writer Bonnie Olin shares her experience journeying through the canyonlands of the Owyhee River in Nevada, Idaho and Oregon at Crossroads Carnegie Art Center, Sunday, April 13 at 6pm. Kids' Intro to Japanese Language and Culture 図書館 に ようこそ! Toshokan ni YOUKOSO! (Welcome to the library!) A NEW LOOK FOR OUR CATALOG – Evergreen v. 2.2 Library Catalog Offline for Remodeling Monday 7/16/12 Evergreen catalog to be upgraded to version 2.2 Early Literacy Station blends learning, fun at Baker County Library Dynamic new computer added for toddlers with support of Friends group Skype family and friends from your Public Library Like the phone booths of old, some Baker County public libraries now have a Skype room available for public use.