Kyle Thoreson, Park Manager at Osage Hills State Park, will present on camping basics. Thoreson will share what items you and your family need to set up a camp with minimal materials that are readily at hand and easy on the budget. If you have never camped before, Thoreson will also discuss common mistakes beginning campers make, what to know about dealing with wildlife, and what to expect when camping at a state or national park.
This free program will be Tuesday, May 18 at 3 pm on Facebook Live on the Library’s Facebook page.
For more information, call the Reference Desk at 918-338-4169.
Sign up for the 2021 SUMMER READING PROGRAM, “Tails & Tales,” by downloading the free Beanstack Tracker app or by going to the website: bartlesville.beanstack.org/reader365From June 7 – July 30, there will be reading challenges, activities and events for all ages, from birth to adults. If you already have a Beanstack account from another BPL Beanstack program, there is no need to create a new one. Just sign in with your username/password and register for “Tails & Tales.” This is where you will log weekly reading and activities, enter prize drawings and see the schedule of weekly events for children and teens, which will be held at various outdoor venues in order to facilitate social distancing. Events will also be posted on BPL’s website, social media, and May/June newsletter. “We have a really great line-up this year,” says Youth Services Librarian Laura Pryce. “We’ll be kicking off the summer with a family concert at the Tower Center at Unity Square, on June 12th at 6:30pm, featuring the children’s rock duo The Sugar Free Allstars!” Other events for kids include a visit from a team of stunt dogs, a magic show, live birds, big bubble fun and more. Weekly storytime and take-home crafts will be offered as they are year-round. For teens, BPL is offering painting, cooking and craft classes along with a four-session poetry workshop led by poet and actor Morris McCorvey! All Summer Reading Program participants will be invited to attend the Grand Finale Pool Party at Frontier Pool on July 30th.Join us! The Summer Reading Program is absolutely free and open to everyone! Call 918-338-4170 for more information.
Great news! We are opening our meeting rooms for use by community groups as of 06/01/21. Call 918-338-4161 to make a reservation. Groups with 10+ must either social distance or wear a mask.
Please join us on Tuesday, April 13, at 3 pm LIVE on the BPL Facebook page for Wound Care presented by Gina Wills, RN, BSN and Amanda Testa, EMT.
Learn more about wound care and the services provided at the Ascension St. John Jane Phillips Wound Center in Bartlesville. The presentation will discuss the different types of wounds and how they are treated, including an introduction to hyperbaric oxygen therapy.
Gina Wills, RN, BSN has a background in pediatric home health. She started working in wound care in 2014 at the Ascension St. John Wound Center Tulsa with Dr. Le. In 2016, she began commuting to Bartlesville to help establish a full spectrum wound care program and serves as an instrumental team leader aiding in clinic growth. Amanda Testa, EMT, graduated from Tri County Technology Center EMT program in 2020. She has more than three years of experience in wound care and hyperbaric medicine.
Gentle Yoga w/ Lisa returns to the Green at Unity Square on Thursday, April 8, at 6:30 pm! This class will be held outside every Thursday evening at 6:30 pm. It is FREE and open to the public.
Please bring your own water bottle and yoga mat. For your safety, be sure to put 6 feet between you and other participants.