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Hamilton Paint Party August 9

Are you tired of patiently waiting? Join the Hamilton craze with a  follow-me paint party.  All materials are supplied for this free paint party. This event is for ages 16 & up, please. Limited to 12 participants. To register email or leave voice message to mholmes@enid.org or 580-616-7183 with your name, phone number, and email…

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July Display: Celebrating Music and Audios

Music and Audio Display

July Display: Libraries (and audiobooks) rock! This month, be sure to check out biographies featuring your favorite musicians and music movements. We will also be having posters celebrating the decades from the 50s to 90s. See what music movement was rocking the globe and reminisce or rediscover your favorite  singers and groups. Be sure to…

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July BookList

Fireworks

Celebrate July 4th with these Independence Day Reads! “Let America be America Again” by Langston Hughes (poem) Hughes hopes for the equality and freedom for all people of color even though it hasn’t been achieved yet. Washington: a life by Ron Chernow (nonfiction on audio) Biographer Ron Chernow provides a richly nuanced portrait of the…

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Lunch Bunch

Enid Public Library is teaming with Loaves and Fishes and Enid Parks and Recreation Department to provide free food, fun, and fellowship for any child birth to eighteen years of age.  Each Monday through Friday from 11:00-1:00, we will be at Champion Park providing activities and building relationships with children.  Children will have the opportunity…

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8 Reads for Father’s Day

The Martian Child by David Gerrold

About a Boy by Nick Hornby (fiction) Will Freeman attends a single parents’ group to meet women. The problem? He doesn’t have a child. Then he meets worldly, twelve-year-old Marcus, and Will realizes he has got a lot to learn about growing up. Raising Cubby by John Elder Robison (nonfiction) The slyly funny, sweetly moving…

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Rock Your Art Journal

Rock Your Art Journal takes place June 19 at 5:30 pm. We will listen to different genres of music and explore how they affect our creativity. Art journaling is a creative way to express one’s self utilizing mixed media materials such as writing, sketching, stamping, collage, etc. Bring your existing journal or use one of…

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Book Lovers’ Biblio Picnic

Join us for a Biblio Picnic at noon on June 6. What is a biblio picnic you ask? It’s a chance for book lovers to enjoy a picnic lunch on the library lawn and talk books. You bring lunch and we’ll provide drinks and desserts. There will be door prizes! This activity is geared for…

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Summer Reading is June 1 – June 30!

Each summer the library offers unique activities, classes, and events to promote summer reading for readers of all ages. This year the Adult Summer Reading events will happen in June. Using the theme “Libraries Rock!” the library will offer two rock painting workshops, two music-related movies, a special edition of “Art Journaling in the Stacks”…

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Picnic in the Park

Let’s brown bag it together on June 14th at 10:30.  Join us at Government Springs Park for stories, songs, and fun!  All Little Wigglers and Bouncy Babies will come together for a day of learning and play.  

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