Register for Library Programs

 To register for a Stillwater Public Library Program, please follow the directions below the program for which you want to attend.


  
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!
MERIDIAN BASIC COMPUTER CLASSES (Dates vary throughout fall 2019)
  • Pre-registration is required. Sign-up online & get more details.
  • Topics include Windows 10, Email, Microsoft Word, and more. View the flyer.
  • There is a one-time book charge of $17 that will be used for all lessons. Some classes are free and others cost $15.
HOW TO GET PUBLISHED IN THE 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.
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.)

CHESS CLUB 

New program on 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)

ACTIVATE SATURDAY 

Last Saturday of the month. Try out a variety of bonus activities to activate your Saturday library time! Most activities will be similar to Try It Tuesdays earlier in the month.

Get a reminder email for Activate Saturday

CHESS CLUB Dates may change in January 

New program on 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 Ask to get on the waitlist!

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: Nov 9, Nov 23, Dec 7, Dec 14. Spring semester dates will be announced soon. 

Currently full but email childrenreference@stillwater.org to get on the waitlist.  

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 2:30pm (subject to change due to holidays)

Register for R.E.A.D! 

Kid's Writing Club Last fall session is Nov 14. Will resume in January. 

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 various literacy activities that may reflect the book the group is reading or other activities that give the group opportunities to practice writing. Previous literacy activities have included writing short stories, letter writing, poems, and practicing chain stories; participants are always more than welcome to suggest activities that they are interested in practicing/learning. Participants do not need to have attended previous classes, all are welcome.

Get reminder emails for Writing.

Try-It Tuesday

Try-It Tuesday is a variety of bonus activities to do for children k-5th when visiting the library on Tuesdays from 3:30-5:30 p.m. New activities each week, learn and play at your own pace. Building activities (such as LEGO) will be the first Tuesday of each month.

Upcoming activities 

  • 11/5 LEGO
  • 11/12 Origami
  • 11/19 American Sign Language (ASL)
  • 11/26 Magnets
  • 12/3 LEGO
  • 12/10 TBD
  • 12/17 TBD
  • 12/24 & 12/31 No Try-It Tuesday. 

Get a reminder email for Try-it Tuesday

 

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.