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November is Native American Heritage Month

By Lisa V | November 13, 2018

November is Native American Heritage Month and the library has some awesome titles featured on the display!  The following authors spoke at the Oklahoma Book Festival. Ned Christie: The Creation of an Outlaw and Cherokee Hero is written by Devon Misehuah.  Ms. Misehuah is a member of the Choctaw Nation and is Cora Lee Beers Price…

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Stories Alive – Alice in Wonderland

By Lisa V | November 2, 2018

We had a great time at our first Stories Alive program featuring Alice in Wonderland. Staff and volunteers were dressed as the characters from the book.  Activities included Building with Playing Cards, Painting the Queen’s Roses, and making their own Absolem, the Caterpillar.  Everyone was treated to the “Queen’s Tarts” and Queen of Hearts Punch. Our next Stories Alive…

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Crazy 8s Season 2

By Lisa V | November 1, 2018

Our popular math club, Bedtime Math’s Crazy 8s, has just begun season 2.  Crazy 8s is a math club where you’ll build stuff, toss beach balls, make amazing mazes and more!  You’ll have a blast with mischief-making activities like Beach Ball Party, Funny Money, and Glow-in-the-Dark City.  Crazy 8s meets Tuesdays at 5:30 PM for…

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Spooky Reads for All Hallow’s Eve

By Lisa V | October 24, 2018

      Your librarians have gathered a selection of titles, both books and movies, to get you in the mood for Halloween.  Check out our displays for witches, ghosts, zombies, and horror!  

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Dr. Karen Neurohr

By Lisa V | October 17, 2018

Tuesday, October 23rd (rescheduled) , October 30th,  the library will enjoy its third installment in the Let’s Talk About It Oklahoma book discussion series.  The book is True Believer by Virginia Euwer Wolff.  We are excited to host our visiting scholar, Dr. Karen Neurohr. Dr. Karen Neurohr does Community Outreach and Oral History Research at the Oklahoma…

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Dungeons and Dragons

By Lisa V | October 12, 2018

Dungeons and Dragons campaigns are happening every Thursday afternoon at the library.  Headed by our awesome Dungeon Master, Kendall Hanebrink, the group meets at 4:00 pm in the basement meeting room.

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Walking Dead Day is October 13th

By Lisa V | October 12, 2018

Join us on Saturday, October 13th for The Walking Dead Day.  This year is the 15th anniversary of The Walking Dead and to celebrate, the librarians will be handing out cool skull bandanas, bookmarks, and commemorative buttons.  Take a minute and check out one of the library’s The Walking Dead graphic novels.

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Financial Fitness Workshops Offered CANCELLED

By Lisa V | September 24, 2018

Why Financial Fitness?  Because 76% of us live paycheck to paycheck and half of have less than one month’s income saved for emergencies.  There are some people who love to budget and make financial plans but that truly is not the norm.  Are you ready to take charge of your finances?  The Financial Fitness classes…

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Voter Registration Day

By Lisa V | September 24, 2018

On September, 25, 2018, Americans will celebrate National Voter Registration Day with an effort to register voters before Election Day this November.   Did you know that the library has voter registration forms available? With midterms and gubernatorial races happening in a few weeks, every eligible American voter should exercise his or her right to be…

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Banned Books Week

By Lisa V | September 24, 2018

It’s time, again, to celebrate our right to read what we choose.  Banned Books Week will be held September 23-29, 2018.  Blackwell Public Library recognizes its responsibility to the community in providing the books and resources that our customers want.  We believe in the Library Bill of Rights and the Freedom to Read Statement set…

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