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dogartDoggie Dash Update

DDPicDue to some unfortunate events, FOSL and Furry Friends have decided to cancel the 2016 Doggie Dash. We will all put our heads together early next year and assess the possibility of holding the Sisters Doggie Dash & Carnival in 2017.

Art In The Library

Sisters Area Photography Club

Gary Miller

Gary Miller, Sisters Country Photography

For the months of May and June, the Sisters Area Photography Club will be displaying their photographs. In the library community room, various photographs will be displayed by local photographers. In the Computer Room, photographs will have a ‘Rodeo Theme’. Come by to check the astounding quality and artistic beauty of these photos.

The Sisters Area Photography Club is a diverse group of photographic enthusiasts in Sisters who share a love of photography, improving their skills and helping other photographers improve.

The club is focused more on sharing than competition, more on learning from each other than besting one another. The group includes beginners, enthusiasts, great amateurs and professionals and everyone finds a comfortable slot.

Monthly club gatherings normally take place on the 2nd Wednesday of each month at 4:00 pm in the Sisters Library Community Room in Sisters, Oregon. Everyone is welcome to attend whether a member or not.

It’s “App-propo” For You!
DPL Mobil App

APPWant to renew a book or place one on hold? There’s an app for that. Library hours or locations? There’s an app for that. Download an ebook? There’s an app for that, too.
The Deschutes Public Library has a new mobile app to put the library at your fingertips. From any smart phone you can instantly tap into library resources, anytime, anywhere. You can search the library catalog, check your account, access eBooks and audio books, and more.

To download and install the library’s mobile app, search for Deschutes Public Library in your phone’s app store. Don’t forget to set your preferred pickup location to Sisters in the app’s settings once it is installed.

Searching the catalog with the mobile app is especially easy. Type your search yourself or use the “Scan ISBN” feature to use your phone’s camera to scan the ISBN of any book and see if the library owns a copy.

Features
Explore – check out recently reviewed titles, new and on order items, and bestsellers
Search – search the entire library catalog in real time
My DPL – see what you have checked out or on hold, renew items
Locations – find your nearest library, see open hours and holiday closures
The app will save your library card number and PIN/password so that you don’t have to enter it every time you want to place a hold or check your account.

Don’t have your library card with you when you visit the library to check something out? No problem. Use your phone as your library card and scan your library barcode from your screen at any library express checkout.

Volunteers Needed

Do you love books? Are you one of those people who love to hold books, take them from a shelf, put them onto a shelf, just admire their beauty? Then we have the volunteer opportunity for you. The Friends of Sisters Library Book Corner could use some more volunteers. We’re not asking for much-just a few fun-filled hours per month spending your time with—-BOOKS!!

The Sisters Library Book Corner is open on Tuesday and Saturday from1-3 pm.

Our Mission

The purpose of the Friends of the Sisters Library shall be to maintain an association of persons interested in libraries; to stimulate the use of the library’s resources and services; to receive and encourage gifts and endowments and bequests to the library; to support and cooperate with the library in developing library services and facilities for the community; to encourage partnerships between the library and the community in educational endeavors; and to support the freedom to read as expressed in the American Library Association’s Bill of Rights.