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Virtual Reality Open House for Teens 13-17

August 23, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Humphrey Room
Library Branch: Jefferson County Library
Room: Humphrey Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Science & Math, Virtual Reality
Event Details:
Experience Virtual Reality with the Oculus device while guided and supported by trained staff. Swim in the deep sea, make friends with a little robot, visit the White House or a National Park, or relax with a virtual movie that happens around you. Al...

Virtual Reality Open House for Teens 13-17

August 30, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Humphrey Room
Library Branch: Jefferson County Library
Room: Humphrey Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Science & Math, Virtual Reality
Event Details:
Experience Virtual Reality with the Oculus device while guided and supported by trained staff. Swim in the deep sea, make friends with a little robot, visit the White House or a National Park, or relax with a virtual movie that happens around you. Al...

Exoplanets: Finding Life in the Galaxy

September 4, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Humphrey Room
Library Branch: Jefferson County Library
Room: Humphrey Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Exoplanets, Lectures
Event Details:
Join NASA planetary astronomer Robert Zellem for a one-hour live webcast to discuss NASA's ongoing search for habitable worlds beyond our Solar System.  He'll explain what an exoplanet is, why scientists are looking for them, and the tools they ...

Virtual Reality Open House for Ages 13+

September 6, 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Humphrey Room
Library Branch: Jefferson County Library
Room: Humphrey Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Science & Math, Virtual Reality
Event Details:
Experience Virtual Reality with the Oculus device while guided and supported by trained staff. Swim in the deep sea, make friends with a little robot, visit the White House or a National Park, or relax with a virtual movie that happens around you. Al...

Cyber-Fiction: The Martian’s Guide to the Red Planet - Part 1

September 9, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Humphrey Room
Library Branch: Jefferson County Library
Room: Humphrey Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Lectures, Other
Event Details:
Professor R.C. Metro-Shivetts will discuss the history of writing and making films about Mars. He will compare the NASA-science approach used in the bestselling novel The Martian by Andy Weir to the 2015 film adaptation by Ridley Scott. Professo...

Virtual Reality Open House for Ages 13+

September 13, 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Humphrey Room
Library Branch: Jefferson County Library
Room: Humphrey Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Science & Math, Virtual Reality
Event Details:
Experience Virtual Reality with the Oculus device while guided and supported by trained staff. Swim in the deep sea, make friends with a little robot, visit the White House or a National Park, or relax with a virtual movie that happens around you. Al...

Cyber-Fiction: The Martian’s Guide to the Red Planet - Part 2

September 16, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Humphrey Room
Library Branch: Jefferson County Library
Room: Humphrey Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Lectures, Other
Event Details:
In Part 2 of The Martian’s Guide to the Red Planet, Professor. R.C. Metro-Shivetts will review his previous lecture, then take the discussion beyond The Martian by exploring other Science Fiction writing and films, moving towards the broader que...

Exoplanets: The Cryo-Vacuum Testing of the James Webb Space Telescope

September 19, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Humphrey Room
Library Branch: Jefferson County Library
Room: Humphrey Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Exoplanets
Event Details:
The James Webb Space Telescope is scheduled for launch in 2021. It will have 100 times the sensitivity of the Hubble Space Telescope, and allow astronomers to investigate distant objects in the universe. Astronomer Dr. Eliot Malumuth will discuss the...

PTFF Roadshow at the Library: Phoenix, Oregon

September 20, 2019
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Humphrey Room
Library Branch: Jefferson County Library
Room: Humphrey Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Movies & Music
Event Details:
Defying midlife haze, two friends seize an unlikely opportunity to reinvent their lives, quitting their jobs to restore an old bowling alley and serve the “world's greatest pizza." This film runs 109 minutes. Jefferson County Library is proud to b...

PTFF Roadshow at the Library: Jay, Myself

September 20, 2019
3:15pm - 5:00pm
Humphrey Room
Library Branch: Jefferson County Library
Room: Humphrey Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Movies & Music
Event Details:
Photographer Stephen Wilkes creates an intimate portrait of renowned photographer, Jay Maisel, and the 30,000 square foot building that he's inhabited and filled with his eccentric collection of beautiful random objects for the last 40 years. This fi...

PTFF Roadshow at the Library: Motherload

September 21, 2019
10:30am - 12:15pm
Humphrey Room
Library Branch: Jefferson County Library
Room: Humphrey Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Movies & Music
Event Details:
Ride with Liz Canning, cyclist and mother, on her quest to understand the increasing isolation and disconnection of the digital age, its planetary impact, and how cargo bikes could be an antidote. This film runs 81 minutes and is preceded by the 4-mi...

PTFF Roadshow at the Library: Twelve Conversations

September 21, 2019
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Humphrey Room
Library Branch: Jefferson County Library
Room: Humphrey Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Movies & Music
Event Details:
What compels people to confide in one another? A chance meeting in a Port Townsend underground record shop, the intimate power of words and the way the future sometimes reveals the past. This film runs 102 minutes. Jefferson County Library is prou...

PTFF Roadshow at the Library: The Wild

September 21, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Humphrey Room
Library Branch: Jefferson County Library
Room: Humphrey Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Movies & Music
Event Details:
In this follow-up to 2014's documentary, The Breach, director Mark Titus outlines the ongoing struggle in Bristol Bay to preserve the wild salmon fishing industry, which faces devastation if a massive copper and gold mine is constructed. This film ru...

PTFF Roadshow at the Library: Reviewers Choice Shorts

September 22, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Humphrey Room
Library Branch: Jefferson County Library
Room: Humphrey Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Movies & Music
Event Details:
A collection of films from around the world representing the genius of filmmakers to capture and portray individual human drama. These shorts were given highest ratings by the PTFF review team. The film series runs approximately 81 minutes. Jeffer...

Virtual Reality Open House for Ages 13+

September 27, 2019
2:30pm - 4:30pm
Humphrey Room
Library Branch: Jefferson County Library
Room: Humphrey Room
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Science & Math, Virtual Reality
Event Details:
Experience Virtual Reality with the Oculus device while guided and supported by trained staff. Swim in the deep sea, make friends with a little robot, visit the White House or a National Park, or relax with a virtual movie that happens around you. Al...
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, Teens
Program Type: Authors & Poets, Lectures
Event Details:
Join New York Times bestselling author Laurie Frankel for the Jefferson County Library's Annual Huntingford Humanities Lecture. Frankel is the author of three novels: This is How it Always Is, Goodbye for Now, and The Atlas of Love. She writes storie...