The Library will be closed for Memorial Day

Embed from Getty Images   The Chickasha Public Library will be closed on Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day.  The Library will reopen on Tuesday, May 30th at 9:30 am.  For more information, please call the Library at 405-222-6075.

Friends of the Chickasha Public Library Summer Luncheons

Have you started to make plans for summer yet? Summer is right around the corner, and the Friends of the Chickasha Public Library are hosting their annual Summer Luncheon Series. The Luncheons will be held in the USAO Regents Room, 1727 W Alabama Ave, Chickasha, OK 73018 top floor of the Student Center. The cost of… Continue Reading Friends of the Chickasha Public Library Summer Luncheons

Friends of the Chickasha Public Library Spring Book Sale

The Friends of the Chickasha Public Library Spring Booksale kicks off on Thursday, April 20th 4:30 – 8:00 for the Friends members preview sale or $5.00 at the door. The Sale continues throughout the weekend on Friday, April 21st 10:00 am – 6:00 pm the sale will open to the public. Saturday, April 22nd 10:00 am… Continue Reading Friends of the Chickasha Public Library Spring Book Sale

Staff Pick

The current Chickasha Public Library Staff Pick is “City of Light” by Lauren Belfer. The book “City of Light” is a historical fiction set in 1901. This historical fiction book seemed to be well researched and historically accurate.  It was about the efforts to make electricity widely available to everyone at a reasonable cost. Of course,… Continue Reading Staff Pick

The Library Looks Great What’s Next?

Letter From the Director The Library Looks Great What’s Next? Have you been to the Library recently?  The reason I ask that is because I know we have many e-customers that don’t come in very often.  We’ve done some renovating, redecorating, and rearranging.  In 2016 we renovated the children’s area, we replaced the flooring and… Continue Reading The Library Looks Great What’s Next?

Chickasha Public Library Summer Reading Program

Every year the Chickasha Public Library offers a free Summer Reading Program for children and teens. The library’s summer reading program is every Thursday in June and July. The Library will kick off the Summer Reading Program with the sign-up day on May 25th 9:30 to 7:00 at the library, 527 W Iowa Ave. This… Continue Reading Chickasha Public Library Summer Reading Program

Volunteers Are Essential

Volunteers are essential to non-profit organizations. Embed from Getty Images   “Why volunteer”?  The answer to that question invokes a variety of responses.   A recent study of  volunteers revealed the following: Supporting a cause that is important to me Enjoying the activity Giving something back to society Socializing and meeting new people Helping those less… Continue Reading Volunteers Are Essential

Chisholm Trail 150th Celebration

Embed from Getty Images This year marks the 150th Anniversary of the beginning of the Chisholm Trail. During its time, the Chisholm Trail was considered one of the wonders of the Western World. Jesse Chisholm, a part-Cherokee, who built a trading post in what is now Oklahoma City is who the trail is named after.… Continue Reading Chisholm Trail 150th Celebration

Tai Chi: Moving For Better Balance

Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance The movements of the Chinese martial arts Tai Chi can help seniors reduce the risk of falling, increasing balance, and increasing flexibility. This six-week class teaches participants ways to improve their overall mind, body, and spirit through a series of slow continuous movements. It does not matter how strong,… Continue Reading Tai Chi: Moving For Better Balance

Youth Spring Break Events!

March 15th 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm, youth ages 9 – 16 are welcome to come to the Library and test their knowledge of mythology found in Rick Riordan’s books.         March 16th, 2017, 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm the Library will welcome local teen author Anna Kittrell. During the visit, Anna… Continue Reading Youth Spring Break Events!