Patricia L. Blair
Patricia L. Blair has worked with The Storytelling Guild (www.storytellinguild.org) Medford (Jackson County) to produce Children's Festival in Jacksonville, Oregon for 43 years. Pat, recipient of 2006 Jefferson Award and Oregon Library Association's Lampman Award, was Children's Librarian/Coordinator of Children's Services for Jackson County Library until 2001 and an OLA Life Member. The Medford Library's Children's Room is named for Pat Blair. She is a past board member of The Britt Music Festival, Carpenter Foundation, The Ginger Rodgers Theater, and Rogue Valley Art Association. She is a Life Member of RVAA and a member of Plein Air Painters of Oregon.
Each July, the Storytelling Guild of Medford presents the Children's Festival in Jacksonville. This all-volunteer program, begun in 1967, is designed to present a positive message to children and parents and to promote reading as important to a child's development. The festival is held at Jackson County Britt Park (previously known …