The Bartlesville Police Department is joining forces
with the Bartlesville Fire Department and the
Bartlesville Public Library for the City’s inaugural Community Block Party:
May the Force Be With You!
The block party will be held on
Saturday, May 4th, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. on
Johnstone Avenue between Adams Boulevard and Silas Street.
THERE WILL BE MANY FUN ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES!
(Click HERE to view the event on the BPL webpage.)
- A variety of emergency vehicles – police cars, SWAT vehicle, fire truck and ambulance!
- Bouncy houses!
- Outdoor story area, featuring special guest readers!
- Face painting!
- Games area!
- Yoga Jedi Training, inside the Library at 2 p.m.!
- FREE food, including hot dogs, popcorn and snow cones!
- Sidewalk book sale, sponsored by the Friends of the Library featuring discounted used books!
- Sign-up for BPL’s Summer Reading Program starts on the 4th, and BPL will have the forms needed on-hand too!
- Sign-up for a Library Card – full access or digital cards!
a FREE lunchtime book review event – this week!
Thursday April 25th at 12:00 p.m.
This review will include two books:
The Great Alone, by Kristin Hannah and
Beneath a Scarlet Sky, by Mark Sullivan.
Click HERE for more event details.
Bring your lunch and a friend or co-worker!
The Friends of the Bartlesville Library sponsors the Books Sandwiched-In series. This is the 2nd lunch-hour review; next month will be the last of their Spring series. For questions, please message or call BPL. (918) 338-4187
Bartlesville Public Library – Serving Our Community with Excellence
This free class will show you what the Library has to offer to help you with your job search with information about our subscription to JobNow, the Library’s Career Center, and other Library services and resources.
You will also learn about the most notable websites for different phases of your job search, as well using social media for the job search process.
The class will be held in Meeting Room C on Wednesday, April 24 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm.
Laptops will be available, but you are welcome to bring your own laptop or tablet.
For more information, please contact the Reference desk at 918-338-4169.
Announcing our 2019 Summer Reading Program, “A Universe of Stories!”
Readers of all ages will explore the Universe this summer as the Bartlesville Public Library presents “A Universe of Stories.” Activities for children include space-themed crafts, storytelling, STEM projects, science experiments, magic, juggling, acrobatics, and more. Just some of the events for teens are a Sci-Fi Trivia night, Sci-Fi board game demos (both co-sponsored and hosted by Paper Games), a painting class, a very cool presentation by a member of the Bartlesville Astronomical Society, a “special” movie screening, and some great STEAM activities. We’ll end with a Grand Finale Pool Party at Frontier Pool for both age groups and their families! (See separate “Event” postings for program
Participants may sign up any time beginning on May 4th. Beginning on June 3rd, they will let us know each week what they’ve been reading or had read to them, for a small prize. Each Monday morning during June & July, we will draw a weekly prize winner from each age category, including everyone who reported to us that previous week. You need not be here for the drawing. What should you read? Absolutely anything you want to read! What could you win? Free books, movie passes, and a variety of other fun things!
BPL’s Summer Reading Program is locally funded by the Bartlesville Friends of the Library. Much thanks to this wonderful organization!
Call 918-338-4170 for more information about BPL’s Summer Reading Program.
Use the OverDrive or Libby Apps to
download eBooks and audio books
onto your mobile devices,
or stop by BPL and pick up something for the weekend!
Bartlesville Public Library – Serving Our Community with Excellence!
In celebration of National Library Week,
the Examiner-Enterprise newspaper has featured
Bartlesville Public Library!
Click (HERE) to read the article;
you may find out something new about your local library!
Bartlesville Public Library-Serving Our Community with Excellence!
During an average day in Oklahoma libraries…
- Almost 37,000 adults and children visit their local library.
- Oklahomans ask more than 5,000 reference questions.
- Materials borrowed are in excess of 64,000 items.
- Library customers log more than 9,000 internet sessions with public computers.
- Plus, 13,000 wireless sessions are connected with their phones and tablets.
- Oklahomans attend more than 120 library programs.
Celebrate National Library Week!
Visit your local library, virtually or in person!
Bartlesville Public Libray – Serving Our Community with Excellence!