Posts Tagged ‘books’

The Handmaid’s Tale comes to Enid

Join the Enid Public Library for a special “Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma” program celebrating the PBS series, “The Great American Read”. The selected book is The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood, a cautionary novel set in the near future. On Thursday, Oct. 25, at 6:30 p.m., NWOSU scholar Dr. Roxie James will discuss the…

Read More

2nd Tuesday Book Club: The Lake of Dreams

Join us September 11, 2018, for a discussion of Kim Edward’s The Lake of Dreams, a powerful family drama and unforgettable story of love lost and found. Books may be checked out at the circulation desk. 

Read More

Great American Bestseller Book Club Launches

The Enid Public Library is launching a new book club in September called the Great American Bestseller Book Club. This book club explores the relationship between popularity and quality in American fiction and how books have captivated and shaped America. Each week will feature a 30-minute presentation by Professor Peter Conn (Great Courses), followed by group…

Read More

Using Photos in Your Art Journal

Learn how to add photos to your art journal in this month’s class. Art journaling is a creative way to express one’s self utilizing mixed media materials such as writing, sketching, stamping, collage, etc. Attend this workshop and experiment with different mediums. Bring your existing journal or use one of ours. This workshop is for…

Read More

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…

Read More

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”…

Read More

Art Journaling In the Stacks

Do you keep a journal or planner? Would you like to? Here’s your chance to get started. Art Journaling in the Stacks, meets monthly at the Library on the 3rd Tuesday of each month from 5:30-7:00pm. We will share tips and tricks to help get you started and provide a space for you to work…

Read More

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,…

Read More

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…

Read More

May Newsletter for Adult Programs

May 2017 May 2018 Enid Public Library Adult Classes, Workshops, and Events “The world’s favorite season is the spring.  All things seem possible in May.” –  Edwin Way Teale Dear Readers, April is over! It has been a tough month for many; with prairie fires, allergies, school funding issues, and spring fever to contend with.…

Read More