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 […]

Special Events: Enid Reads

The series kicks off at 6:30 p.m. on September 21 with “Remembering Miss Angie”, a presentation by Dr. Ron Schaefer, former resident of Marshall, OK. His presentation will be followed by a film screening of “Indians, Outlaws, and Angie Debo.” One free copy of the book Prairie City [while supplies last] will be given to […]

Project Overview

“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 […]

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 […]

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

The Enid Public Library is thrilled to join forces with the OSU Library to bring One Book, One Community: Enid Reads Prairie City by Angie Debo to our community. One Book, One Community is an engaging series of public programs designed to foster a sense of community through a shared reading and arts experience, to […]

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 […]

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, […]

Author and Enid Native Joseph Bisben Visits the Library on August 31

We are pleased to have author and Enid native, Joseph Bisben with us on August 31, to read from his new novel Skip Day. Skip Day, set in 1950’s Enid, is a kind of combination of “American Graffiti” meets “Animal House” with some pathos mixed in. Signed books will be available for purchase. He will […]

After Hours Crafters Lock In Scheduled for August 18 from 6-8 PM

When the library closes the crafters come out to play! Leave the kids at home and join us for an adults only after hours crafting session. Bring a project from home to work on and snacks to share.    

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