Dear Patrons

Dear Patrons, I want to introduce you to two new virtual services that we are adding. Pronunciator is our new language learning database. It is a fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and more. You can learn a language from any language of your… Continue Reading Dear Patrons

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

Staff Pick

Embed from Getty Images   Rosemary and Rue by Seanan McGuire is the first book in the ten book October Daye series. Don’t let its label as an urban/paranormal fantasy novel discourage you; this book has appeal for all readers. The fantasy classification comes from the supernatural nature of most of the characters. October “Toby”… Continue Reading Staff Pick

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

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