News from 2013

November 2013

New children’s touchscreen computers a hit at Stillwater Public Library
Library Trust provided funds for the new equipment

Dec. 11 class explores the secrets of the public library's eBook site

Stillwater Speaks forum looks at holiday joy, holiday stress
World Cafe held by Stillwater Speaks on Weds., Dec. 11 at 6 p.m.

Start a new holiday tradition at Stillwater Public Library’s Family Film Night
Popcorn, film on the giant screen and family fun Tues., Dec. 10 at 6:30 p.m.

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Elite Repeat provides donation for Stillwater Public Library's Lego Club

Marge Overholt from Elite Repeat and library director Lynda Reynolds watch the Lego Club builders working on their creations at the Stillwater Public Library.  Elite Repeat donated $400 to the library to purchase additional Lego materials for the hugely successful program whose members include (from left) Jadon Meridith, Marc Teske and Xavier Barrett.  The library’s Lego Club meets at 3:30 p.m. on the first Wednesday, second Wednesday and Third Thursday of the month.  Registration is required.  Call the library at 405-372-3633 x108 for more information. 

Crochet basics taught at library’s ‘Sewing Circle’ Nov. 18
Crochet enthusiast Moises Flores will teach basic techniques

Teens, Adults Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Doctor Who
For teens on Tuesday, Nov. 19 at 6 p.m. and adults on Thursday, Nov. 21 at 6 p.m.

Series for retirees focuses on retirement communities Nov. 20 at Stillwater Public Library
Part of the Making the Most of Retirement series

October 2013

Grantseeking class at Stillwater Public Library leads individuals to funders
Free class takes place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 9

Final program in Stillwater Public Library ‘Native American Writers of the Plains’ meets Nov. 5
Medicine River presented by scholar Helen Clements

Stillwater Public Library announces teen book awards
Young adults will read, meet, discuss, then vote for Stillwater's favorite book.

Stillwater Public Library promotes local writers at authors fair Oct. 26
Meet and greet local authors including popular children's illustrator Tim Jessell.

Workshop planned to help small business make big sales on ‘Small Business Saturday’

Iowa Nation visits Stillwater Public Library to share the story of the Bison on Oct. 22

Stillwater Public Library will help job seekers with powerful online tool Oct. 24

‘Let’s Talk About It” reading series continues at Stillwater Public Library on Oct. 15

Teens to get costume makeovers at Stillwater Public Library on Oct. 22

September 2013

Stillwater Public Library “Going Green” in series of programs, Sept 30-Oct. 3
The library is offering “Going Green,” a series of programs to help community members recycle and reuse.

Books lovers invited to start bucket list of best books at Library Sept. 2
'Bucket Books’ is a new series designed to help readers sift through all of the possible titles and learn about the books that truly are must-reads.”

Fall Friends book sale to be held at Stillwater Public Library Sept. 26-29
"This is our biggest fall sale since the Friends of their Library split their yearly sale into two,” said Lynda Reynolds, library director. 

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Just Fiction writing student will become published author
Holly Page of Norman was named the winning writer on Sept. 9 at the conclusion of Just Fiction.

Lego block parties start at Stillwater Public library beginning Sept. 19
Grade school children invited the 1st Monday & 3rd Thursday of each month

Retirees to explore volunteer opportunities Sept. 18 at Stillwater Public Library
Sheri Carter from the United Way will present at Making the Most of Retirement


August 2013

Teen bidding will abound at library's 'Storage Wars Stillwater'
Sept. 17 event for students in grades 6-12; Program based on popular reality show

Stillwater Public Library releases its fall 2013 computer class schedule
Free classes on Excel, Word, Facebook, iPhone and more

Children invited to practice detective skills at Stillwater Public Library Sept. 17
Solve the "Case of the Unsigned Constitution"

Foraging expert visits Stillwater Public Library Sept. 12
Jackie Dill explains how to find mushrooms, herbs and edibles near Stillwate

Community will study Native American classic Sept. 3 at Stillwater Public Library
Scholar's presentation by Dr. Hugh Foley followed by small group discussions

Advanced novel writing series at Stillwater Public Library begins Oct. 5
New York Times bestselling author William Bernhardt will teach class

Legal thriller author William Bernhardt visits local writers group Aug. 17 at Stillwater Public Library
Explains how to create these memorable characters at a free program

Attorney urges estate planning for retirees Aug. 21 at Stillwater Public Library class
"The Five Most Important Estate Planning Documents," presented by attorney Drew Ihrig

Dewey Decimal Theater opens at the library beginning Aug. 13
Family friendly films on a wide variety of subjects each second Tuesday of the month

Plains Indian culture explored in libraries’ newest community reading event
The series "Native American Writers of the Plains" takes place Sept. 3 through Nov. 4 

July 2013

Stillwater librarian named President of state organization
A statewide organization that serves nearly 800 public, school and university librarians