A Breast Cancer and Early Detection videoconference class will be hosted by the McMillen Center for Health Education of Fort Wayne, Indiana. The class will take place in the Library’s upstairs meeting room on Thursday, June 1 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. The class is free and the public is invited to attend.
Pictured are LEGO Contest winners, judges, and just a few of the fantastic projects that were entered! Thanks to the Bartlesville Friends of the Library for funding this event.
If you are looking for assistance in tracking your family information, experienced genealogists will be available on Saturday, May 20 from 9 to 4 in the Local and Family History Room of the Bartlesville Public Library. Volunteer genealogists will be there to guide you, whether you are beginning family research or need suggestions to further your research. It is helpful to bring the family information you already have, along with the questions or family information you need answered. All genealogy assistance is a free service provided by the Bartlesville Genealogical Society.
A free class on how to use your Kindle to check out e-books and e-audiobooks from Overdrive will be held Wednesday, May 17 in the Library’s Meeting Room C from 2 pm to 3 pm.
Overdrive is a service offered by Bartlesville Public Library that lets patrons borrow e-books, e-audiobooks, and more from their digital collection for free.
You are welcome to bring your charged and registered Kindle device to the class. Class size is limited so please call to register at 918-338-4169.
Erin K. Moritz, PA-C will be giving tips on preventing skin cancer. May is Skin Cancer Awareness month and this will be an opportunity to be reminded of how to have safe fun in the sun. Come join us at 10:30 a.m. upstairs, meeting room A, on Wednesday, May 24.
Individuals and businesses can now use any of the Library meeting rooms for a fee. Do you need a classroom like space for an employee training session? Need space for a staff meeting? Want to host a birthday party or baby shower? The Library has three rooms to accommodate a variety of meetings and events. Non-profits can still use any of the rooms free of charge.
The rooms are available to all on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Click the About BPL Tab for meeting room guidelines and applications.
Our May/June newsletter is out now! Find out about Summer Reading, upcoming health & wellness classes, tutoring opportunities, the Memorial Day service, book clubs, how to reserve a meeting room, and much, much more.
Ashley Burson, Wellness and Aquatic Specialist and Coordinator at Phillips 66, is teaching a series of REFIT Exercise classes Wednesday nights from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm in the Library’s upstairs meeting room. REFIT classes are scheduled for May 3, 10, 17, 24, & 31. REFIT combines several elements of fitness into one power-packed hour. While the focus is structured around Cardio Dance movements, toning and flexibility, strength training and stretching are also incorporated into the REFIT workout. The workout formula is easy to follow and will challenge both fitness enthusiasts and welcome beginners.
An Online Job Search Tips and Resources Class will be held on Monday, May 8, from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm in the Library’s Meeting Room C. Nadine Hawke will show what the Library has to offer to help you with your job search including its subscription to JobNow and the Library’s Career Center.
She will also provide information on the most notable websites for different phases of your job search. Laptops will be available, but you are welcome to bring your own laptop or tablet.
The class is free, but please register by contacting the Reference desk at 918-338-4169.
Thirty-three participants, ages 5 to…ahem…middle-aged, entered projects into our 8th Annual LEGO Creations Contest! Winners were Malachi Hakola, Jackson Gerber, Andre Lemay, Jonathan Glover, Sloan Hewitt, Ian Holdman, Melissa Rupprecht, David Glover, Christian Melton, and Camden Melton. They received LEGO products which were funded by the Bartlesville Friends of the Library. Judges were George Halkiades, Becca Hall, and Eric Randall.