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Mon 17

Citizenship Classes

December 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Mon 17

Spanish Class

December 17 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Tue 18
Tue 18

Yoga

December 18 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Tue 18

English Language Learners Class at Casa Hispana

December 18 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Bartlesville Public Library

600 S. Johnstone

Bartlesville, OK 74003

918-338-4161

Hours:

M-Th: 9am-9pm

Fri-Sat: 9am-5:30pm

Sun (Sept-May): 1:30pm-5:30pm

Days Library is Closed

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Karen Kerr-McGraw

Mark Your Calendars! The Bartlesville Public Library and Literacy Services will host a Master Gardener program at 7 p.m. on June 7.

Trained and certified Washington County Master Gardeners will give a classroom presentation on essential information for healthy soil in the Library’s Meeting Room A, located at 600 S. Johnstone Ave. The focus of the class will be the preparation of soil before planting and its importance for healthy plants.

We will then tour the library flower beds and discuss the various plants used. The Master Gardeners will
demonstrate the sowing of seeds in the gardens and talk about proper planting tips.

June 13th, 20th, and 27th, July 11th, 18th, 25th, August 1st and 8th Refit/Dance Fitness is returning Wednesday evenings from 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. at the Bartlesville Public Library Meeting Room A.

In our last cooking class, Mike Minnich taught us how to cook pork chops with reduction sauce. The results of his fine cooking was the sample of delicious pork chops with a cranberry reduction and an orange reduction sauce.

Chef Mike gave us some very good cooking instructions, including the surprising use of pans that are not coated with a non-stick coating. Not only did Chef Mike give us these instructions, he also showed us a technique that would make the cleaning of our skillet much easier.

On April 4th, at noon at the Bartlesville Public Library, Chef Mike will return to teach us some new ways to cook cauliflower. Chef Mike believes that cauliflower is one of the most underrated vegetables there are.

Come join us at noon on Wednesday, April 4th at the Bartlesville Public Library and discover new ways to appreciate cauliflower!

 

The Bartlesville Public Library Literacy Services is pleased to welcome, once again, Chef Mike Minnich from Tri-County-Tech to demonstrate Fun and Easy cooking tomorrow, March 14, at noon.

In our last session, Chef Minnich demonstrated cooking soups as he prepared Chicken Noodle soup and Broccoli Cheese soup for our enjoyment.

Chef Mike, also explained some of the terms used in cooking, such as “Mise En Place” which is French for, “to put in place” and is the most efficient method for cooking. “Mise En Place” is simply laying out all ingredients and tools in an organized and methodical way to make cooking even more fun and easy.

As he prepared the soups, Chef Mike also explained the different types of stock used for different types of soup, including Mirepoix, a standard vegetable stock made up of carrots, celery, and onion which is also known as “COCO” (carrots, onion, celery, onion), which, by the acronym, tells us that we always have one part carrots, one part celery and two parts onion in this stock.

Tomorrow, Chef Mike will be demonstrating cooking boneless pork chops with a reduction sauce. Don’t forget to come Wednesday, March 14 at noon, in Meeting Room A at the Bartlesville Public Library to enjoy the full sensory experience of watching Chef Mike prepare pork chops in reduction sauce.