541-552-9119 • 1757 Ashland St., Ashland, OR • Open Daily 10-6, Closed Sun-Mon library@rvml.org

Rev. Michelle Arellano: “Community Stewardship at a Soul Level”
May 2021

Michelle Arellano‘s passionate commitment to healthy community building began in her early childhood. She’s an accomplished, mission-driven visionary whose articulate elevator speeches would leave you awestruck, inspired, and grateful that there are skilled women like her leading teams doing vital service in this world. Her entire career has been involved with helping children and families, with Boys and Girls Clubs regionally, and here in Ashland with Options for Helping Residents of Ashland (OHRA)…
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Officer Riley Gomes, Ashland Police Department: “Appreciating Every Day”
March 2021

One of Ashland’s finest is also among Ashland’s newest, arriving here six years ago as a career-focused college student. At age 24, Officer Riley Gomes joined Ashland’s Police Force following his two-year stint completing SOU’s Criminal Justice Program in 2017. Lately, he’s working the night shift, managing an awkwardly odd schedule that baffles his family and friends. It’s actually a perk of the job that affords him three- and four-day weekends to spend time with them though… READ INTERVIEW

Greg White, Reinholdt & O’Harra Insurance
Jan. 2021

It’s interesting to learn about Ashland from people who have lived here most of their lives, or at least 30 or 40 years. It’s seemingly rare to encounter native Ashlanders like that. Greg White is a 39-year contributor to the community here, beginning as a muscle-car-driving teenager and high school football star in the 80s, to a father of four and community leader today, serving the Almeda wildfire disaster survivors… READ INTERVIEW

Senator Jeff Golden, Oregon State Senate, District 3
April 2021

Southern Oregon public radio listeners remember hearing Jeff hosting JPR’s Jefferson Exchange morning program. Television viewers have seen his Immense Possibilities programs on SOPTV. That’s a combined 17 years of local broadcasting experience under Jeff’s belt, interviewing and interacting with countless other dedicated, service-oriented people like himself. On top of his broadcasting and journalism careers, he’s been a rafting guide, a carpenter, and an author; with five nonfiction books published… READ INTERVIEW

Colleen Pyke of Jefferson Public Radio: “Going for It with Abandon”
Feb. 2021

Colleen Pyke‘s friendly and charismatic voice is known to many thousands of Rogue Valley residents, emanating from radios tuned to Jefferson Public Radio over the last decade or more. She’s a 30-year broadcasting professional, starting while attending SOU in the ’80s. She graduated with a Communications Degree in 1985, and worked as a television reporter for KDRV in Medford. Then she returned to her love of public radio and JPR a few years later… READ INTERVIEW

Dana Preston, Ashland Chamber of Commerce
Dec. 2020

Dana Preston has been a dedicated and passionate community leader here for decades, beginning as an “inexperienced” intern for the Ashland Chamber at age 18. Here is a woman who is following her life’s calling, and during our interview, this Ashlander reveals what an authentic and genuinely caring community servant she is, with several interesting clues about the ways she’s so well-qualified to serve us… READ INTERVIEW

Lola Zinn, RiteAid Postal Annex Manager
Nov. 2020

Many residents of South Ashland enjoy their acquaintance with Lola Zinn, but how many of us really know her? Typically, most people aren’t too excited about running errands to the post office, but here’s a special lady in our community who makes it her minute-to-minute mission to uplift the people she welcomes to her counter at the RiteAid Postal Annex… READ INTERVIEW

ABOUT ROGUE VALLEY METAPHYSICAL LIBRARY

 

Come discover Rogue Valley Metaphysical Library and find an exceptional collection of books, audiobooks, and DVDs to borrow, purchase, or exchange.

An annual fee of $30 enables checkouts of materials on a surprising variety of fascinating, useful, and life-enriching titles. Discover things here not commonly available elsewhere. Print Application

You can also trade books on all subjects at no cost in the Media Exchange, with thousands of fiction and non-fiction titles. Membership not required.

A donor-supported nonprofit since 2002, RVML’s mission is providing easy access to information that inspires, heals, and connects, with an emphasis on solutions to the world’s critical challenges.

Enjoy a hot beverage or a healthy snack while browsing hundreds of inexpensive gift-quality items in the BookshopReserve the Conference Room instantly online for up to 2-hours at no cost (Bookshop hours vary depending on the Conference Room schedule.)

In addition to the library services, RVML also produces lecture and workshop events including the annual Architects of the New Paradigm Conference Series. Watch hundreds of commercial-free videos on RVML’s Free YouTube Channel. Please Subscribe!

Aren’t you curious? Discover it for yourself at Rogue Valley Metaphysical Library in Ashland, Oregon. There’s truly something for everyone here. Watch 1-Min Video Tour


Rogue Valley Metaphysical Library & Media Exchange
1757 Ashland St., Ashland, OR 97520 (541) 552-9119
Open Daily 10-6, Closed Sun-Mon. office[at]rvml.org

 


CONFERENCE ROOM
Reserve instantly online at no cost.

BOOKSHOP
Hundreds of inexpensive gift-quality titles (hours vary depending on Conference Room schedule.)

LENDING LIBRARY
$30 annual fee allows unlimited checkouts of books, audiobooks & DVDs.

MEDIA EXCHANGE
Trade items on all subjects; fiction & non-fiction (membership not required.)

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