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February Adult Programs Newsletter

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The Winter Read 2018: January 1-February 28 Beat the winter blues by registering for the Winter Read, where participants “read to earn” entries into a contest. Participants will receive one entry for every five hours of reading (or listening to an audio book. Four winners will be selected at random from all entries received and…

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Enid Author Fest March 3

Local author festivals provide an opportunity for authors with connections to this area to network and show or sell their work, and for the public to learn about the authors who are publishing right here in our neighborhood. Attendees can meet and greet some of the top writing talents in the region, sample their work,…

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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…

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Programs for Adults

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 Winter Read 2018: January 1-February 28 Beat the winter blues by registering for the Winter Read, where participants…

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2018 Enid Author Fest Call For Authors

  Dear Author, Local author festivals are a great opportunity for authors with connections to this area to network and show or sell their work, and for the public to learn about the authors who are publishing right here in our neighborhood. Attendees can meet and greet some of the top writing talents in the…

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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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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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