Artist in Residence

The Enid Public Library is pleased to announce that Martha Draper will be an Artist in Residence this winter. Ms. Draper is a retired educator. She has B.S. and Ms. Degrees from Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Alva, Oklahoma. She has taught in public and private schools in Oklahoma, Kansas, California, Arizona, and New Mexico. She […]

Programs for Adults

Here is a quick synopsis of the library’s December activities. Author Sheldon Russell will visit the library on December 5th at 5:30. Dr. Russell has written 10 books and will read from his newest Hook Runyon Mystery, The Bridge Troll Murders. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to meet one of Oklahoma’s best authors. […]

Adult Services Newsletter December 2017

December 2017 Dear Readers, Here is a quick synopsis of the library’s December activities. Author Sheldon Russell will visit the library on December 5th at 5:30. Dr. Russell has written 10 books and will read from his newest Hook Runyon Mystery, The Bridge Troll Murders. You don’t want to miss this opportunity to meet one […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

March Adult Programs Newsletter

March 2017 Dear Readers, Here are some highlights of upcoming adult programs and activities. As always these activities are free and open to the public. If you have any questions or comments about the activities listed please let me know. The Enid Author Fest, postponed from January will take place this month. Please join us […]

Sequoyah Author to Visit the Library

               Author Jonathan Auxier will be visiting the Enid Public Library on March 8 at 5:00 PM. Jonathan is a New York Times bestselling author of strange stories for strange children. His book, The Night Gardner, is on the 2017 Intermediate and Children’s Sequoyah Masterlists. His first book, Peter Nimble […]

Inaugural Enid Author Fest 2017

2017 Enid Author Fest To Be Held March 4th

  Please join us on March 4th to celebrate books and the authors who create them at our inaugural author festival. The festival will host 40 authors with ties to Oklahoma and will feature readings, book selling and signing, and wonderful opportunities to network with readers and authors. The book genres represented include children’s picture […]

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