Posts by Michaelene

Banned Books Reading List

Banning Books Silences Stories Poster

Banned Books Week is right around the corner (9/23-9/29), and we are raising awareness for books recently challenged and banned. This 2017 list of the Top Ten Most Challenged Books cultivated by the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom. You can see the top ten for other years as well, and they can all be found…

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Featured Blockbuster Read: The Darkest Minds

Cover of The Darkest Minds

The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken is the newest YA novel series turned into a movie. Before it hits theaters 9/14, be sure to check out the book. You can find the physical copy here. What’s it about? When Ruby woke up on her tenth birthday, something about her had changed. Something frightening enough to…

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Happy Cat Month

Happy Cat Month Book Display

September is Happy Cat Month! To celebrate, come on in and pick up a book on how to care for and keep your feline friend happy. Want inspirational cat stories? Experience the amazing journeys of Dewey the cat, the street cat named Bob, Sasha & more. We also have a collection of Chicken Soup for…

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And the Emmy goes to…

September 17th brings the 70th Emmy Awards to NBC. Celebrate previous winners and the newly nominated with us at EPL. Be sure to check out all previous winners and this year’s nominees here. 1) Mary Tyler Moore: Emmy winner for her role in the Mary Tyler Moore Show and the Dick Van Dyke Show. After…

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Featured Read: Crazy Rich Asians

Crazy Rich Asians is coming to theaters on August 15. Be sure to read the book before the movie comes out. You can reserve it at the Enid Public Library here. Blurb The acclaimed international bestseller (“A dizzily shopaholic comedy.” —The New York Times) soon to be a MAJOR MOTION PICTURE starring Constance Wu, Henry…

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Booklist: Read-A-Romance Month

The Kiss Quotient Cover

August is Read-a-Romance Book month!  See what publishers, reviewers, readers, and other authors are reading in 2018. Come see what romance has in store! A Princess in Theory by Alyssa Cole Amanda Bouchet’s The Kingmaker Chronicles (available on overdrive) As You Wish by Jude Deveraux The Kiss Quotient by Helen Hoang Leah on the Offbeat…

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International Pirate Month Display!

Pirate Month Display

Ahoy, mateys! This month of August be International Pirate Month! Hoist the sails and navigate the treacherous waters to the Library of Enid Public to claim your booty. Learn all about our pirate brethren in Pirates and Privateers of the Americas, discover the family who went up against the pirates and lived to tell the…

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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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Featured Read: Dragon Teeth by Michael Crichton

Dragon Teeth Cover

In celebration of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, we are highlighting Michael Crichton’s newest release, Dragon Teeth. You can reserve your copy here! What is it about? The year is 1876. Warring Indian tribes still populate America’s western territories even as lawless gold-rush towns begin to mark the landscape. In much of the country, it is…

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