State Library Fall Lecture Series


Enjoy the lunch hour with the  Library’s free Lecture Series. Talks feature well-known authorities delivering lively presentations that highlight a unique aspect of Oregon’s rich history and culture.

Bring your lunch (lunches no longer available for purchase)
Time : 12:00 pm -1:00 pm

Location : Oregon State Library, State Library Building, 250 Winter St., Salem, OR, Conference Room 102/103.     Map & Directions


September 18, 2013
Oregon’s Capitol: The Intersection of Tradition & Modernism – Leland Roth, University Of Oregon.

October 2, 2013 (Please note this presentation is at the Capitol building)
Images of America: Oregon’s Capitol Building – Tom Fuller, Author

October 5, 2013 (11:00 am – 12:00 pm)
Where to Locate the New Oregon State Capitol? A Brief ‘Documentary’ History.” – Dave Hegeman , Librarian, Oregon State Library

November 6, 2013
Standing at the Waters Edge: Bob Straub’s Battle for the Soul of Oregon – Charles K. Johnson, Author

December 4, 2013 (Please note this presentation is at the Employment building)
D.B. Cooper & the Exploding Whale, Folk Heroes of the Northwest – Bill Sullivan, Author

Recorded Lectures