[Libs-Or] Libs-Or Digest, Vol 82, Issue 11
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> 1. Books Published to Benefit Eastern Oregon Libraries
> (City of Hermiston Public Library)
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> Date: Mon, 14 Dec 2009 09:51:02 -0800
> From: "City of Hermiston Public Library" <library at hermiston.or.us>
> To: <libs-or at listsmart.osl.state.or.us>
> Subject: [Libs-Or] Books Published to Benefit Eastern Oregon Libraries
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> Subject: Books Published to Benefit Eastern Oregon Libraries
> *Creative Writing Book and Regional Anthology Published to Benefit
> Oregon Libraries *
> Two books have been published by Libraries of Eastern
> (LEO) with proceeds to benefit area public libraries.
> Celebrating eastern Oregon, LEO?s 226-page *A Sense
> Place: An Eastern Oregon Anthology* is a collection of poems, essays
> short stories by several dozen residents across the 15 rural counties
> by the nonprofit.
> The anthology portrays the many concepts of place and
> reflects how the theme resonates in one?s experiences and thought.
> collection includes 125 juried works selected from nearly 500 entries.
> Lawson Inada, Oregon?s poet laureate, stated, ?These voices rise
> resound, rejoicing in the splendor of the land. Thank you, Eastern
> LEO?s *Writing Home: Notes on the History and Literature of the
> West,* is a 67-page thought-provoking book intended to inspire persons
> all ages to write from the experience of place. It was developed by
> Oregon writing instructor and poet Rob Whitbeck. The book includes an
> extensive bibliography for related reading.
> Both books have a full color cover featuring original oil paintings by
> nationally-recognized Fossil artist Daniel Robinson, featured on
> Public Radio and art exhibits in Portland and Boston.
> The anthology and writing book have been printed by Maverick
> Publications of
> Bend. Each book has a matte finish and read-able spine.
> Proceeds from both books will be placed in a special
> fund by
> LEO to pay for community programs at libraries across the region. LEO
> public libraries in Baker, Crook, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Lake,
> Morrow, Sherman, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wasco and Wheeler. Nearly
> all of
> the public libraries in the region are without resources in their
> budgets for community programs and several still operate at less than
> per capita per year - or less than the cost of one hardcover book.
> The anthology is priced at $12.95 and the creative
> book at $9.95. Both are sold on line at the LEO website and through
> public libraries in eastern Oregon.
> Each book has been made possible through LEO?s ?A
> Sense of
> Place? series of programs in the arts, sciences and humanities,
> supported in
> part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (www.imls.gov).
> LEO serves public libraries in Baker, Crook, Gilliam,
> Harney, Jefferson, Lake, Sherman, Malheur, Morrow, Umatilla, Union,
> Wasco and Wheeler counties. For further information, please contact
> Craig, LEO executive director at leolibraries at gmail.com or see
> Hermiston Public Library
> 235 E Gladys Avenue
> Hermiston, OR 97838
> library at hermiston.or.us
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