Archives for August 2017

September is National Library Card Month

September is National Library Card Month.  It’s time to get excited about what your library card can do for you.  If you don’t have a card, stop by the service desk and get yours today.  During the month of September, we will be playing a bingo game.  Children, teens, and adults will want to stop […]

Facilitated Book Discussions

Several facilitated Book Discussions will take place during the event. Registration will begin at the September 21 kickoff program when books are distributed [while supplies last]. To register and receive a book after September 21, please visit the Service Desk on the first floor. Each book discussion will last 45 minutes to an hour. October […]

One Book, One Community: Enid Reads “Prairie City” by Angie Debo

“One Book, One Community: Enid Reads ‘Prairie City’ by Angie Debo” is an engaging series of public programs designed to foster a sense of community through a shared reading and arts experience, to encourage literacy, to highlight the humanities through regional history and literary heritage, and to expand an appreciation for Angie Debo as a […]

Monthly Programs for Teens

There are some great new programs for teens this fall, and some others will be returning. Check the  monthly calendar for specific times and dates. Anime Club is back and bigger on the 2nd and 4th Monday of each month at 4:00. Bring your friends and watch your favorite anime episodes. Home School Teens is […]

Adult Programming September Newsletter

September 2017 Dear Readers, Summer is over and it’s time to step up the programming at the library! Our September calendar is filled with activities for all ages. I hope you’ll take a moment to look it over. The library offers free knitting and crochet lessons on Saturday, September 9 at 10:30 a.m. Let volunteer […]

The Help to be the Subject of Book Talk @ the Library in September

Aibileen is a black maid in 1962 Jackson, Mississippi, who’s always taken orders quietly, but lately she’s unable to hold her bitterness back. Her friend Minny has never held her tongue but now must somehow keep secrets about her employer that leave her speechless. White socialite Skeeter just graduated college. She’s full of ambition, but […]

Special Events for Teens

Enid has two school holidays in September, so there are two special activities planned. On September 1, at 2:00, we will be having a “Beauty and the Beast” movie singalong. Come singalong to the animated version of the movie you remember from your childhood. On September 22, there will be two Minecraft Drop In sessions, […]

Learning Circle: The Vietnam War

Join us on the 2nd & 4th Wednesday at 1:30 pm beginning Sept. 13 as we explore one of the most divisive military efforts in United States history. A subject of widely-differing opinions at the time, the controversy rages still today over whether or not American should have involved itself in this bloody and hard-fought […]

Does Climate Change Your Plate?

This 3-part series explores how climate change affects beef prices in the grocery store.  Based upon a multi-state nine-year research effort, The Great Plains Grazing Project traces the effects of our changing weather patterns upon cattle, forage, crops, rainfall, temperature, and ultimately the consumer’s wallet. Study participants include Oklahoma State University, Kansas State University, NOAA, […]

New Activities for Home School Families

      Beginning in September the youth services department will be offering a twice monthly activity for home schooled children and teens.  These will be a series of fun educational activities. The students will be divided into two groups. Ages 6-10 will be with Karen and ages 11 and up will meet with Gloria. […]

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