Read On! Are You A Speed Reader?

  The world’s speed reading champion clocks in at 4,700 words per minute, speed readers average between 1,000 and 1,500 words per minute, and the average American reads around 300 words per minute. Your Pryor Library Director falls behind the national average at about 230-240 words per minute depending on the test I take. My […]

Read On! Interlibrary Loan

We try to always have what our patrons are looking for, but with the amount of works being published it’s an impossible goal to achieve. Luckily, hope is not lost when the book or movie you’re looking for is not in our collection! We have two options for you: 1) you can request that we […]

Read On! It’s National Library Week

Welcome to National Library Week, 2019! This is the week where we formally celebrate our nation’s libraries and all the ways they benefit our communities and community members. Fittingly, this year’s theme is “Libraries = Strong Communities” which “illustrates how today’s libraries are at the heart of our cities, towns, schools and campuses, providing critical […]

Read On! Books & Brews

It’s time for our monthly Books & Brews meeting at the Fat Toad. This month, we’ll discuss Neil Gaiman’s “The Graveyard Book,” a sort of retelling of “The Jungle Book” by Rudyard Kipling. Instead of the main character being raised by a pack of wolves in a jungle, he is raised by a haunt of […]