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Bartlesville Public Library

600 S. Johnstone

Bartlesville, OK 74003

918-338-4161

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M-Th: 9am-9pm

Fri-Sat: 9am-5:30pm

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

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Both classes are currently full. Here is a reminder for those who have registered. We look forward to seeing you there!

Last month, Bartlesville Public Library started a new adulting program series called #lifehacks. Even though the series has started, those interested can still join at any time. This twelve monthly program series, tailored for young adults ages 16-23 years old, will provide basic skills and hacks on how to best handle everyday situations that adults commonly face, e.g. budgeting household expenses. Each program will also include a cooking segment instructed by Chef Tara Burkhead of Tri County Tech. Each program acts as a stand-alone class that cumulates into a “graduation” at the end of the series.

In the February #lifehacks cooking segment, Tara Burkhead will demonstrate how to take hamburger and chicken helper to the next level and how to roast vegetables. Afterwards, Sgt. Daniel Elkins of the Criminal Investigation Division of the City of Bartlesville Police Department will talk about personal safety, both online and self-defense. This class will be held on February 27 from 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm.

All the classes in the #lifehacks series are free and will be held in the Library’s Meeting Room A. Walk-ins are welcome, but registration is preferred. To register or for more information, call the Reference desk at 918-338-4168.

The #lifehacks program series is made possible by a community grant from Phillips 66.

Learn about different scrapbooking techniques and tips and share with others. You can try something new or work on your own projects. There is something new to learn and try at each club meeting. Basic supplies will be available, but you are also welcome to bring your own.

This club is free and open to both beginners and experienced crafters alike. For more information, please call the Local and Family History desk at 918-338-4167.

Vicki Curless will provide an overview of the FAFSA, including how it works and how answering certain questions can hurt or help being approved and how much is allocated. She will discuss alternative financing: scholarships, grants, fellowships, contests, etc. to taking out loans. She will also cover how to interpret the estimated costs of a college when they present a financial aid package.

This free class is for middle school and high school students (grades 8-12) and their parents.

Registration is preferred. To register, call the Youth Services Desk at 918-338-4170, or email Laura Pryce at ljpryce@cityofbartlesville.org or click https://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040D4EABAA2AA2FB6-college

MARK DARRAH

On Thursday, November 14, from 7 pm – 8 pm, Mark Darrah will discuss his book A Catalogue of Common People. Mark Darrah is a prize-winning essayist and author. In his book, Darrah shares true stories about common people and places in a search to uncover the heroic and extraordinary in everyday life. He has been described as a postmodern Paul Harvey, with a witty and homespun approach to his writing. He is a regular commentator on “Studio Tulsa” on KWGS 89.5 FM and practices law in Tulsa.

The author will have books available to purchase. This program will be held in Meeting Room A and is free and open to the public. For more information, please call the Reference Desk at (918) 338-4169.

On Thursday, July 18 from 2 pm to 4 pm, there will be an Introduction to the Cricut class. The Cricut is a home die-cutting machine used for scrapbooking and various projects. This class will demonstrate how to use the Cricut that will be in the Library’s Creative Corner.

On Tuesday, July 23 from 6 pm to 8 pm, there will be an Introduction to Scrapbooking class. Scrapbooks are a way to preserve family memories, such as family weddings and anniversaries, births and childhood milestones, school days and graduations, and salutes to veterans. You will need to bring some family photos and memorabilia to the class.

These classes will be held in the Library’s Meeting Room C. Basic materials will be provided in both of these classes, but you are welcome to bring your own materials to the class along with your enthusiasm and desire to create.

Class size is limited. To register, you can call 918-338-4167.

You can also register online.

For the Cricut class click here.

For the Scrapbooking class click here.

Learn the basics of using spreadsheets in Microsoft Excel. Excel spreadsheets allow you to store, organize, and change data. This free class will cover the basics, such as how to insert text, format and manipulate the columns and rows, and use basic formulas. Laptops will be available for you to use.

This class will be held Wednesday, July 17, from 6 pm to 7 pm in the Library’s meeting room C.

To register or for more information, please call the Reference desk at 918-338-4169.

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