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.    

August Adult Programming Newsletter

August 2017 Dear Readers, I hope that your summer is going well and that you are finding “cool” things to do. We’ve had a successful summer so far with 863 children, 165 teens, and 114 adults registered for the Summer Reading Program. We had 71 entries into the adult contest and gave away 9 bags […]

Little Dresses for Africa Sew-Along Scheduled for July 11

Bring your sewing machine and 3/4 yard of fabric to a sew-along at the library. We will gather at 2:00 on July 11 and make sundresses with a simple pattern. This activity is designed for ages 16 & up. The dresses will be donated to Little Dresses for Africa, a charity that sends more than […]

July Adult Programming Newsletter

Dear Readers, You are invited to help “Build a Better World” this month with the Enid Public Library. The library is offering several activities designed to engage library users with local, national, and global communities. Stop by the second floor reference office to find information on local volunteer opportunities, letters for veterans, and entry sheets […]

Upcylce It: T-shirt to Tote Bag

Bring a clean, used t-shirt and turn it into a tote bag. The bags will be filled with personal care items and donated to the YWCA. Donations of unopened personal care products are appreciated. This program is designed for ages 16 & up. June 27th at 5:30 pm.

Build a Better World with Letters for Veterans and Deployed Troops!

Help build a better world this summer by joining with the Enid Public Library and Operation Gratitude in sending letters of thanks to veterans and deployed troops. Operation Gratitude annually sends 200,000+ care packages filled with food, entertainment, hygiene, and handmade items, plus personal letters of appreciation to Veterans, First Responders, New Recruits,  Wounded Heroes, their […]

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