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February Library Display

Our February Library Display is up and this month we are featuring the Olympics. As you watch the festivities, be sure to pick up a book and learn more about the history of the Olympics, who holds an Olympic record, and even test your Olympic trivia! We also have a schedule of events. Come in…

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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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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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Kids’ Korner

Join us for these ongoing programs! Mondays-Movers and Shakers at 10:00 and 10:30.  This rhythm and dance program for for preschool aged children will get you moving and shaking. !st and 3rd Monday-Builder’s Club.  Join us as we build with Legos and other building supplies.  This is for all ages. 2nd Monday-Messy Mondays.  Want to…

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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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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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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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I Love My Librarian Award

Nominations for the 2017 I Love My Librarian Award are now open and will run through Sept. 18, 2017. The award recognizes the service of exceptional librarians who have transformed lives and communities. 10 winners will be selected to receive $5,000 and a $500 travel stipend to attend an award ceremony held in their honor…

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