Register for Library Programs

Please follow the directions below the program for which you want to attend.

ALL AGES 

WINTER WILDERNESS: 2019-2020 WINTER READING PROGRAM (Dec. 7-Feb. 14)
  • Register for our all-ages Winter Reading Program online or at the library. Want to try the new family registration portal? Sign-up here. Get more details about winter reading here.
 

THE WALKING LIBRARY (various, Feb.-July 2020)
  • Walk, talk and learn! Check out a number of library classes that take place while getting exercise.
  • Walking Essentials Kickoff on 2/5 at 10 a.m. has been postponed due to the weather. The one on 2/6 @ 6 p.m. is still taking place. The first 80 people to register will get a free water bottle at the program and everyone who attends will earn a chance to win one of two $50 gift cards for the purchase of athletic shoes. Attendees will learn about walking safely, hydration, stretching and walking gear with Joni O'Neil, RN.
  • Additional classes will be limited to 12 people so registration is required.
  • Topics vary and include a walking book club, walking workouts, talks with officials, birdwatching, business and more.
  • Check out the full schedule and register here or learn more.
MERIDIAN BASIC COMPUTER CLASSES (Dates vary)
  • Winter and spring classes are listed at this link.
  • Topics include Windows 10, Email, Microsoft Word, and more. 
  • Some classes are free, others have a small fee. Books will be provided for computer basics classes.
HOW TO GET PUBLISHED IN THE LOCAL NEWSPAPER (Thursday, Feb.11, 6:30-8:30 p.m.)
  • Learn guidelines for writing and submitting press releases, articles, events, story ideas, letters to the editor, photos and more.
  • Presented by local newspaper reporters and editors
  • Light refreshments will be provided
  • Registration is requested to plan seating and food. Sign-up here.
STARTING A BUSINESS (Saturday, Feb.15, 10 a.m.-12 p.m.)
  • Brad Rickelman with Meridian's Center for Business Development will offer advice general business advice and important tips for new business owners
  • Coffee and light refreshments will be served
  • Registration is required. Please sign-up here
  • Business Q&A Walk at 1 p.m.  Register here. If interested, you must sign up for this program separately whether or not you attend the morning class.
AMERICANS AT WAR SPEAKER SERIES (Six-part series from Sept. 9, 2019-April 13, 2020)
  • The OSU History Dept. is partnering with the Library to present distinguished scholars with expertise in military history.
  • View the complete schedule with topics and speakers here. 
  • Registration is requested to facilitate seating and refreshments. Sign-up here.
  • Check on the book list and place holds on books you'd like to read!
COMPUTER TUTORING (By appointment)

COOKBOOK CLUB (2nd Thursdays @ Prairie Arts Kitchen, 6:30-8 p.m.)

SCIENCE FICTION FILM CLUB (1st Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.)

MAKING THE MOST OF RETIREMENT (Third Wednesdays at 1:30 p.m.)

  • No registration is necessary to attend these programs for retirees.

BOOKWORMS (4th Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. on hiatus June and July)

TEEN PROGRAMS (More information about teen programs)

TEEN ANIME CLUB (Second Fridays from 6:30-8:30 p.m.)

TEEN ADVISORY COMMITTEE (1st Fridays from 5:30-8:30 p.m.)

Code Name: Scratch

For 4th grade and up youth who are interested in learning how to code using Scratch. Learn how to make animations, computer games and more!  Saturday dates: 1/11, 1/25, 2/8, 2/22, 3/7, 3/28, 4/25, 5/9. Spring semester sessions will build upon each other so please make sure your child can attend the majority of sessions. Register for Code Name: Scratch

Chess Club Starts back up on Jan 10th

Chess Club will be taking a holiday break- stay tuned for when it resumes in January. Fridays from 4:30-5:30 pm. Play games against other chess players to improve your game and perfect your strategies. Best for grades 4th and older, knowledge basic chess moves greatly preferred. Get reminder emails for chess

CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS (More information about children's programs)

Chess Club Starts back up on Jan 10th

Chess Club will be taking a holiday break- stay tuned for when it resumes in January. Fridays from 4:30-5:30 pm.  Play games against other chess players to improve your game and perfect your strategies. Best for grades 4th and older, knowledge basic chess moves greatly preferred. Get a reminder email for Chess

Code Name: Scratch 

For 4th grade and up youth who are interested in learning how to code using Scratch. Learn how to make animations, computer games and more!  Saturday dates: 1/11, 1/25, 2/8, 2/22, 3/7, 3/28, 4/25, 5/9. Spring semester sessions will build upon each other so please make sure your child can attend the majority of sessions. Register for Code Name: Scratch

Homeschool R.E.A.D!  Currently full 

R.E.A.D!= Reading, Explorations, and Discovery! Homeschooler program for 1st-5th graders to help explore the wide world of literature. Each month a different literary genre will be presented. It is a two-part program each month, with the first session introducing the new genre and the second session providing time to share a special project. Held on the 1st & 3rd Monday of the month at 2:30 pm (subject to change due to holidays) Register for R.E.A.D! 

Kid's Writing Club Resumes Jan 23rd

Writing program hosted by the OSU Writing Center!!! Geared towards 8-12 years old. Held on the 2nd & 4th Thursday of each month from 6:00-8:00 p.m. (may end early depending on writing styles). Only held when OSU in session- last fall class will be Nov 14th. Writing Club incorporates literacy activities that may reflect the book the group is reading or other activities that give the group opportunities to practice writing. Previous activities have included short stories, letter writing, poetry, and more. Participants are welcome to suggest topics for activities. Participants do not need to have attended previous classes, all are welcome. Get reminder emails for Writing.

Tuesdays After School

Science Matters Hands-on science experiments for kids ages 5-9 demonstrating the wonders of physics. Challenges and puzzles will sponsor independence and encourage creativity. Programs run Tuesdays in February from 3:30-5. Parent participation encouraged but not mandatory. Register Here

March: Chemistry. There will be no class over spring break (there will be drop-in spring break activities). Registration opens mid-February. 

1000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN (a year-round reading program for birth through entering Kindergarten)

For more information or to register you may also call the Children's Help Desk at 405-372-3633 x 8108 or email ChildrensReference@stillwater.org.