Travels with a Purpose


GLOBAL VILLAGE BUILDS  -  Cambodia & West Hawaii

Thursday, Dec. 8th      7:00 p.m.

Learn more about  Habitat for Humanity, locally and abroad, as local resident Jen Shafer shares her recent adventures in Cambodia and West Hawaii.  Jen will talk about her experiences working on the builds, meeting the people and getting to know the local culture.



Foreign Film Fridays


December 9th – Tokyo Godfathers (Japan, 2003)                      

January 13th – Zero Motivation  (Israel, 2014)  

February 10th - My Love, Don’t Cross That River (South Korea, 2014)

More information HERE


3D Printer Demo


Come learn about 3D Printing and see

The library’s printer in action!

Saturday December 10, 1-2:30 PM

Coos Bay Library, Myrtlewood Room

Call 541-269-1101 For more

information!! Free to the public and no

registration is required.



Dress For Success!


Dress for Success is a brand new class. Job interviews are hard, but you can put your best foot forward. Come learn how to best dress for a job interview! 

The class is on December 12th 12-1pm at the Coos Bay Public Library in the Cedar Room. Seating is limited so sign up at the reference desk or call 541-269-1101



Armchair Adventures!


Fall '16/Winter '17     All Films Start at 2pm

Join friends and neighbors for an ‘Armchair Video Adventure’ on the second Tuesday of each month at 2 p.m. in the library’s Myrtlewood Room. Everyone is welcome to enjoy this free program sponsored by the Friends of Coos Bay Public Library with refreshments provided by ‘The Cookie Ladies.’

Tuesday, December 13th
Lighthouses  (World’s Most Beautiful Places)

Tuesday, January 10th
Switzerland  (Richard Bangs-Adventures with Purpose)


Drop-in Computer Lab


Wednesday, December 14, 10:00am-12:00pm

Wednesday, January 11, 10:00am-12:00pm

Coos Bay Public Library - Cedar Room  (Repeats Monthly)


This drop-in lab is intended for those who own a computer or mobile device, and have questions about how to use it. Attendees are strongly encouraged to bring their own laptop or device, but a couple laptops will also be made available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Call 541-269-1101 for more information.






  • December 17th

  • January 28th

Come to the library and speak Spanish in an informal group setting.

¡Vamos a hablar! Click here for more info and dates.



iPad/iPhone Workshop


Wednesday. January 4, 2:00-4:00pm


Do you own an iPad or iPhone? Do you need help using it? Bring it to the library! No registration required!