Book Recommendations

Top 10 Checkouts of 2018

Top 10 Checkouts

The results are in! Enid Public Library’s Top 10 Checkouts of 2018.  Which books have you read and loved? Which one is still haunting that to-be-read pile? Top 10 Book Checkouts Fifty Fifty by James Patterson 17th Suspect by James Patterson Red Alert by James Patterson Princess by James Patterson Dark in Death by J.D.…

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Featured Read: Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them

J.K. Rowling’s Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them is the next book turned movie. Reserve the book here. We also have the first movie. Be sure to catch up before the second movie in the series, Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, releases in theaters on November 16! What’s the book about? A compendium…

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People’s Choice Awards: We have books & DVDs!

The People’s Choice Awards are Nov. 11th, and we’re highlighting movies through our book, audiobook and digital collections.  Be sure to download the Hoopla and Overdrive apps for more selection! Need help? Come in or give us a call at 580.234.6313. Black Panther (comics available through Hoopla) The biggest blockbuster of 2017 is nominated for…

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Featured Read: The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas is coming to theaters October 5th. Be sure to read the book before you see it come to life. Reserve your copy here. What’s it about? Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The…

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Haunting Halloween Reads

Haunting Reads Graphic

I love a good ghost story, and with Halloween around the corner, I’m in the mood for frightening tales. Luckily for us at the library, we have a whole collection of just the right scare for you. Here’s a few to give you just the fright you’ve been looking for. Nonfiction 1. Ghostlahoma by Tonya…

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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…

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Eat Your Words Cookbook Club

A book club for food lovers. Participants will check out a cookbook to coincide with the monthly theme and prepare a dish from the book to bring to the next book club. Books will be reviewed and dishes sampled. Yum! Don’t cook but still want to participate? No worries, we will find an easy no-cook…

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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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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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