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Adult Services Newsletter November 2017

November 2017 Dear Readers, The weather has finally decided to act like autumn. I feel like the time between Halloween and Thanksgiving gets shorter each year and everywhere I go people are talking about home projects they need to finish by Thanksgiving since they will be hosting family. I can count myself in that crowd…

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Open Makerspace

The library received two separate grants that enabled us to create a makerspace in our library. It contains many different types of tools and kits to assist our patrons in making various projects. We have sewing machines, wood working tools, soldering irons, circuitry kits, graphic design tablets, iPads, laptop computers, a cricut and other tools.…

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Chase the Chill: Enid Edition

Join the movement to keep Enid warm this winter! The Enid Public Library will host several opportunities for you to create and donate hats, scarves, or mittens that will be donated to the cause. Items will be distributed to those in need through EPL’s mitten pantry and yarn bombing events. Learn to make fleece mittens…

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Adult Services October 2017 Newsletter

Dear Readers, I can’t believe that it is October already! I love autumn and almost everything that goes with it: cool, rainy mornings; leaves turning amazing shades of yellow, orange, and red; and the knowledge that family holiday are just around the corner. One thing I’m not crazy about is pumpkin spice everything. In fact,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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