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Lake Oswego Reads Kicks Off This Week With Book Giveaway

Good Morning, Midnight by Lily Brooks-Dalton beat out 21 other books to become this year’s Lake Oswego Reads selection. The story follows the narrative of a 78 year old Arctic scientist and a mission specialist on a return flight from … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Reads 2017 Kicks Off Tuesday with Free Book Giveaway

Once again, the Lake Oswego Public Library is ahead of the curve. Before Hidden Figures—a movie about three African American women scientists whose mathematical prowess helped NASA launch its first successful space missions—was released last month, the Lake Oswego Public … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Reads Kicks Off With Book Giveaway Tomorrow

This year’s Lake Oswego Reads program features the first non-fiction selection: Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life and Immortal Photographs of Edward S. Curtis by Timothy Egan. Curtis is credited by some with “the greatest photographic achievement … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Discover Unlimited Possibilities at the Lake Oswego Library During National Library Week

The theme of this week’s National Library Week is “Unlimited possibilities @ your library®.” Organizers must have had the Lake Oswego Public Library in mind because week in and week out, it offers a wide variety of services and programming … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Reads Kicks Off With Free Book Giveaway This Tuesday

This year’s Lake Oswego Reads book selection, All the Light We Cannot See, by Anthony Doerr, is rich with themes that lend itself to a month of programming which will immerse Lake Oswegans in the World War II world of … Continue reading

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Lake Oswego Reads Kicks Off This Week With Book Giveaway

Lake Oswego Reads is honoring one of its own this year by giving away over 800 free copies of Ask Me, a collection of one hundred of William Stafford’s poems in celebration of his centennial, this Tuesday, January 6 at … Continue reading

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You’re Encouraged to “Lighten Up” at This Year’s Lake Oswego Storytelling Festival

In view of this year’s Storytelling Festival’s theme, “Lighten Up,” I’d like to paraphrase Barbara Walters: “A good laugh makes any interview, any conversation, or any story, so much better.” Festival organizers have enlisted the talents of nationally acclaimed storyteller … Continue reading

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