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.

Library Technology Night

Embed from Getty Images   On Friday, January 20th the Chickasha Public Library is hosting a Library Technology Night, from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Library, 527 W Iowa Ave. During this event speakers will discuss a variety of Library databases, please see the schedule below. 6:00 – 6:30 Universal Class 6:30 – 7:00 Oklahoma… Continue Reading Library Technology Night

Youth Altered Books

The Chickasha Public Library is hosting a Youth Altered Books event on Friday, December 30th from 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm at the Library for ages 9 – 16. During this event, the youth will learn how to alter books by folding page. They will also be able to create blackout poetry pages. This is… Continue Reading Youth Altered Books

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!

Youth Sewing

Due to possible winter weather the Chickasha Public Library is postponing the  Youth Sewing event on Saturday, December 17th, to Wednesday, December 21st at 4:00 pm for Youth ages 7  – 16. Children ages 7 – 8  must have a caregiver at the Library. The project this time is a felt ornament. All of the material is… Continue Reading Youth Sewing

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