Join us, starting Tuesday (the 9th) from 1 PM – 4 PM, and every Tuesday this month (16th, 23rd, & 30th) we will have a staff member and a guest demonstrating how to spin wool into yarn on an antique spinning wheel and braid skeins! Come watch all the fun!
And while you’re in, checkout the gorgeous period display in the lobby by our Local & Family History Department staff, which highlights objects used in work and daily life from the 1800s and early 1900s.
Join us in the largest global digital book club, The Big Library Read! BLR is an opportunity for those with a valid library card to read the same digital title at the same time without any wait lists or holds. From Oct. 1-15, you can check out Katherine Locke’s “The Girl with the Red Balloon” ebook from Overdrive with no holds or waiting lists. More than 19,000 schools and libraries around the world are participating – you do not want to miss this!
Just visit https://okvirtuallibrary.overdrive.com/okvirtual-bartlesville/content … or download the Libby or Overdrive apps from your device’s app store. For more info and to join the online discussion visit https://biglibraryread.com
Short plot teaser: When sixteen-year-old Ellie Baum accidentally time-travels via red balloon to 1988 East Berlin, she’s caught up in a conspiracy of history and magic. She meets members of an underground guild in East Berlin who use balloons and magic to help people escape over the Wall–but even to the balloon makers, Ellie’s time travel is a mystery. When it becomes clear that someone is using dark magic to change history, Ellie must risk everything–including her only way home–to stop the process.
Katherine Locke’s new book, “The Spy with the Red Balloon” comes out this month.
The September/October BPL Bookmark newsletter and calendar of events is here! Find out about all of our upcoming programs and new things going on at the library. Click link for the newsletter http://www.bartlesville.lib.ok.us/wp-content/uploads/Library-Newsletter-September-October-2018.pdf
The July – August BPL Bookmark Newsletter is here! Pick up a copy in the Library or read it online with this link http://www.bartlesville.lib.ok.us/wp-content/uploads/BARTLESVILLE-BOOKMARK-JULY-AUGUST-2018.pdf
Bartlesville Public Library will host award-winning author, Phil Dixon, to talk about his book “Kansas City Monarchs in our Hometown,” which chronicles the history of the Kansas City Monarchs baseball team — the longest running franchise in the history of baseball’s Negro Leagues.
The free program is set for 1:30 p.m., Sunday, in the Library’s Meeting Room A. The library is located at 601 S. Johnstone Ave. in downtown Bartlesville.
Bartlesville is one of many stops Dixon will make on his tour to discuss the 1924 World Champion Monarchs and baseball history. He began a 90-city tour to honor the Monarchs— winners of a national title 90 years ago — but never imagined where it would take him, he says.
For more information, see the event page here: http://www.bartlesville.lib.ok.us/event/kc-monarchs-in-our-hometown-w-author-phil-dixon
Join us for free weekly Tabata workout classes! What is Tabata? Tabata is a form of high intensity interval training that involves aerobics and strength training. Typical Tabata workouts involve doing various exercises very quickly for 20 seconds and then resting 10 seconds (usually repeating 8 times). Some typical exercises include push ups, burpees, high knees, squats, movements with kettle bells and much more.
It’s fast paced and fun, and has great results!