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!

Sequoyah Book Award Student Voting has Opened

Voting has opened for the 2017 Sequoyah Book Award, from now until March 15th, children and teens can vote for the book they liked the best. To vote each participant must read three books from the list and then vote using the online link below. We ask that those eligible to vote, follow the honor system… Continue Reading Sequoyah Book Award Student Voting has Opened

Antique Book Sale

Embed from Getty Images The Friends of the Chickasha Public Library will be hosting an Antique Book Sale at the Chickasha Public Library, 527 W Iowa Ave. The Sale will be on January 13th, and 14th, during Library hours. For more information please call the Library at 405-222-6075.

Youth Gaming Night!

Embed from Getty Images   The Chickasha Public Library 527 W Iowa will be hosting a Youth Gaming Night on December 22nd from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm for ages 7 to 16. There will be Wii U games such as Smash Brothers and Mario Kart 8, board games, and plenty of fun for all so… Continue Reading Youth Gaming Night!

Food for Fines

Embed from Getty Images   The Chickasha Public Library is excepting nonperishable food items throughout the month of December as payment for fines. Any amount of food can eliminate a patron’s fines. Food items can not be used to remove fines that have been sent to the credit bureau. All of the food will go to a… Continue Reading Food for Fines