March 2022 Newsletter

CPL newsletter
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Dear Library Patrons,

I want to highlight a few of the events and programs occurring at the library over the next few months.

As we wrap up March and go into April, mark your calendars for the Friends of the Chickasha Public Library's used book sale, from March 28 through April 9. You can find additional details by visiting https://chickashapl.okpls.org/news/friends-of-the-library-announce-spring-book-sale/

There are also several free Health Literacy classes coming up. From exercise classes like Line Dancing or Staying Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) to classes on mental health. There will even be a series of cooking classes for youth available soon. I encourage you to explore the newsletter and webpage to find out what library programs and services might interest you.

Respectfully,
Lillie Huckaby
Library Director

CPR Training & First AID

By Courtney | March 29, 2022 |

The Chickasha Public Library is excited to announce a free CPR Training, and First Aid, Adult, Child, Infant on April 30, 2022, at 9:30 AM in the library meeting room 527 W Iowa Ave. This training is open to Adults and Teens, and participants will receive an American Heart Association Certification from Canadian Valley Technology…

Staying Active and Independent for Life (SAIL)

By Courtney | March 23, 2022 | Comments Off on Staying Active and Independent for Life (SAIL)

A new Staying Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) session presented by the Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative (OHAI) will start in April. SAIL is a fitness program for older adults that can be done sitting or standing. Performing exercise that improves strength, balance and fitness is critical for staying active and reducing the risk of…

Youth Cooking Classes

By Courtney | March 18, 2022 | Comments Off on Youth Cooking Classes

We are excited to announce a partnership with Grady County 4-H to provide free cooking classes! Youth ages 10 to 16 can register for the cooking classes, which will be held at the Library on Tuesday afternoons in May and June. These classes are free and will last about an hour. Additional information about the…

Building Resilience using Poetry at the Chickasha Public Library

By Courtney | March 18, 2022 | Comments Off on Building Resilience using Poetry at the Chickasha Public Library

In celebration of  April as National Poetry Month, we will look for signs of hope and poetry in our everyday lives as a way to develop both our imagination and our resilience.  Join Virginia Savage, LCSW, Art Therapist, on Wednesday April 13th from 2:30-4:30pm and continue our conversation about mental health and how we can…

Friends of the Library announce Spring Book Sale

By Courtney | March 14, 2022 | Comments Off on Friends of the Library announce Spring Book Sale

The Friends of the Chickasha Public Library will be hosting a 2-week spring ‘Used Book Sale’.  The sale begins Mon., March 28, 2022 and extends through Sat., April 9, 2022.   There will be no sales on Sundays. The hours for the ‘Used Book Sale’ will coincide with the ‘open hours’ of the Library:  Mon.-Thurs. 9:30am…

Line Dancing at the Library

By Courtney | March 2, 2022 | Comments Off on Line Dancing at the Library

Let’s learn to line dance! Emily Hector Godwin from Love to Dance Studio is teaching three FREE line dancing classes at the Library this Spring! The classes are for ages ten and up and will be held in the library’s meeting room on the following Saturdays. March 12, 2022 April 16, 2022 May 14, 2022…

Library Programs and Services for Young Children

By Courtney | February 10, 2022 | Comments Off on Library Programs and Services for Young Children

This article contains information on the current programs the Chickasha Public Library offers for young children and their caregivers.

Building Resilience

By Courtney | January 11, 2022 | Comments Off on Building Resilience

The beginning of the year is the time to pause and consider our goals for the new year. Join Virginia Savage, LCSW, Art Therapist, at the Chickasha Public Library on Wednesday, January 19 at 2:30 p.m. to continue our community conversation about mental health and how we can improve our resilience to whatever life brings.