What’s Coming Up at the Library in 2018?

There are a few changes and additions, occurring at the Library starting January 2018. Youth Programs: Preschool Storytime:  Starting January, 3rd Wednesday morning Preschool Storytime times will be changing. There will now be three sessions for children ages 5 and younger and their caregiver. Session 1 – 9:30 am to 10:10 am, Session 2 –… Continue Reading What’s Coming Up at the Library in 2018?

The library will be closed

The Chickasha Public Library will be closed Monday, January 1st. The Library will reopen Tuesday, January 2nd at 9:30 am. Embed from Getty Images

Books Come Alive Library Tours & Local Authors Festival

The Friends of the Chickasha Public Library are hosting the Books Come Alive Library Tours & Local Authors Festival event on October 27th 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm at the Chickasha Public Library. Tickets currently available at the library. Tickets are $3.00 each, the event is free for children age 5 and younger. This event… Continue Reading Books Come Alive Library Tours & Local Authors Festival

Vintage Book Sale

Embed from Getty Images The Chickasha Public Library and the Friends of the Chickasha Public Library are presenting a Vintage Book Sale on Friday, September 22nd from 3:00 pm to 6:00 pm and Saturday, September 23rd from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. The Vintage Book Sale is a continuation of the previous Vintage Book Sale.… Continue Reading Vintage Book Sale

Up Coming OHAI (Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative) Class Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance

Embed from Getty Images   The Chickasha Public Library is partnering once again with OHAI Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative in their Lifestyle and Learning program. Beginning September 11th every Monday and Thursday from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm or from 6:30 pm t0 7:30 pm OHAI and the Library will be offering Tai Chi classes.… Continue Reading Up Coming OHAI (Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative) Class Tai Chi: Moving for Better Balance

Genealogy Symposium

Embed from Getty Images   The Chickasha Public Library presents a Genealogy Symposium on Tuesday, September 12, from 10 am to 4 pm. The program will feature presentations by Laura Martin, Deputy Director of Research at the Oklahoma History Museum and Kathryn Ramsay the Librarian of Local History and Genealogy at the Norman Central Library.… Continue Reading Genealogy Symposium

Family History Page

Embed from Getty Images Are you interested in genealogy? If so, the Chickasha Public Library’s Family History page has many resources for both beginning genealogists as well as more experienced researchers. The Genealogy Print Resources section at the top of the page contains information about some of the historical records that are available for use… Continue Reading Family History Page

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

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

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