Read On! Summer Reading Prep

It’s Summer Reading prep time here at the library. Autumn and Lilly are putting together this year’s Summer Reading program, which will have something for everyone. The larger purpose of Summer Reading programs is to prevent the “Summer Slide,” a phenomenon where students spend the summer forgetting much of what they learned during the school […]

Read On! Weeding Materials

Our library building in its current configuration can house just over 30,000 physical items. There’s some wiggle room there, but that’s our comfortable capacity. Now that we’re finally receiving new books, our physical item number is creeping upward. This means a more thorough weeding is in our future! Weeding in libraries is a lot like […]

Read On! Imagination Library

Last spring, the Oklahoma State Legislature passed Senate Bill 1803 establishing the framework for the state to help pay for children to enroll in the Dolly Parton Imagination Library program. Our Friends of the Library Group made the Imagination Library part of its literacy initiative several years ago and is excited that the State sees […]

Read On! National Library Week

Happy National Library Week! The first full week in April is the week each year the American Library Association uses to acknowledge and appreciate libraries and library workers. It’s probably not something you regularly mark on your calendars, but it’s a big deal in the library world. My favorite day in National Library Week each […]