Archives for October 2016

Chase the Chill Oklahoma: A Winter Service Project Opportunity

“Chase the Chill” combines art, charity, and yarn bombing. The mission is to celebrate the art and beauty of knitting and crocheting, building community, generating positive interest in a location, and sharing with others. The Enid Public Library will kick off this winter’s service project “Chase the Chill Oklahoma” by offering free crochet instruction on […]

DINOvember

    There’s always something new to discover about dinosaurs.  DINOvember will give kids the opportunity to explore the dinosaur world through stories, crafts, activities, and play.  Join us for a fun -filled afternoon on the 21st at 1:00.  What a great way for children to start their Thanksgiving Break.

Make, Take, and Bake

It’s the baking time of the year.  When the pilgrims landed in America, they brought with them their pie recipes.  These pies were made from berries and fruit.  Pie A La Mode became popular in the 1890s.   Mothers and daughters are invited to join us on Monday, November 14th at 5:00 to discover the art […]

Make & Take: Jar Lantern

Make a snow scene jar lantern at the library on Saturday, November 5th at 1:00. Ages 16 & up. All materials will be supplied, but space is limited. RSVP to 580-616-7183 or mholmes@enid.org.  

Doc & Dine: Discover the Impact of Your Choices

Join us on Nov. 5 @ 3:00 p.m. for a documentary and free pizza! Human Footprint, a National Geographic presentation, takes a look at the by-products of our consumption over the course of a lifetime. From our cars to our clothes dryers to our disposable toothbrushes, our impact on planet Earth is astonishing. Everything that […]

Earth’s Changing Climate

The science of climate change is the subject of this fall’s Lifelong Learning Series. We meet Tuesdays at 6:00 pm. to watch and discuss the 12-part series Earth’s Changing Climate by Great Courses. Join us for this important informational series. Topics include Is Earth Warming? Butterflies, Glacier, and Hurricanes Ice Ages and Beyond In the […]

New Makerspace Grant

The library applied for and received a One More to Grow STEM Grant which was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library and sponsored by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries in the amount of $1500. This money allowed us to purchase additional materials for our makerspace and to expand our STEAM (science, […]

The Relaxed Book Club Presents: Book Talk @ the Library on Nov. 18th

The Whistling Season by Ivan Doig will be discussed at the November 18th meeting of the Relaxed Book Club at 6:00 pm. Set in the dry Montana prairie of 1910, this coming of age story tells the tale of Oliver Milliron, a recently widowed father of three boys, who answers a newspaper ad from a […]

Local Author Lucia Walinchus

Join us on November 5 at 11:00 am when author Lucia Walinchus will entertain us with readings from her book, “How to Raise a Smartass”. Her book is a funny, witty, rollicking ride through the joys of early parenthood. The so-titled “Best Butt Wiper in the World” delights audiences by recounting tales of ninja nurses, […]

Bad Art Night Nov. 16th at 5:30

Leave your talent at the door! Forget about making something good, and enjoy a night of fun and relaxation where you create your masterpiece or disastperiece! Supplies will be provided. You just have to bring your bad art ideas. The “worst” place winner will take home a hideous trophy! Be prepared to glitter, glue, and […]

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