Crafting for Grown-ups

Making art is good for the soul – and it doesn’t have to be intimidating. Join us for our monthly Crafting for Grown-ups nights, when we make art that’s accessible to everyone. It’s held every third Monday at 7 pm in the Library meeting room. It’s completely free and there’s no signup required, but RSVPing […]

Pryor Tornado: April 27, 1942

In April of 1942, while the world was in the midst of World War II, tragedy hit much closer to home. A devastating tornado tore through Pryor, leaving a wake of destruction in its path and earning the title of 5th most deadly tornado in Oklahoma history. Click the picture below to visit the full gallery.

Not your Grandma’s Poetry

when death comes like an iceberg between the shoulder blades I want to step through the door full of curiosity, wondering: what is it going to be like, that cottage of darkness? So begins a poem in Mary Oliver’s New And Selected Poems, volume 1, one  that ends with the determined line, I don’t want […]

The library can help … caregivers

Caring for a person with Alzheimer’s or dementia is tough. It’s unpredictable, often heartbreaking, sometimes frightening. It can mean unrelenting hard work. And it can be very isolating. I know – my family provided 24/7 care for my grandparents during their last years, struggling to keep them healthy and safe while watching their minds fade […]