Bartlesville Public Library Literacy Services invites you to participate in Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative’s (OHAI) free classes for active senior adults, health professionals, and caregivers. These classes are held on Zoom. To register or for more information, please call 918.660.3170.
Each #lifehacks class features a cooking basics segment and an adulting segment, which explains how to accomplish an everyday task that adults commonly face. These classes are geared for 16-23 year olds.
Dusty Hardester of Dusty Rose Cakes bakery and cake shop will talk about basic knife skills and safety while making a salad and simple salad dressing. David Cleveland from Truity Credit Union will discuss how to best build credit.
The class will take place on Thursday, February 25 starting at 4 pm as a Facebook Live event, and can be viewed from the Library’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/bvillelibrary. This is a free class.
The #lifehacks program series is made possible by a community grant from Phillips 66.
Josh Wright is back this month with the fifth and final part of the Psychology of Diets series. Join us on Tuesday, February 23, at 5:30 pm LIVE on the Bartlesville Public Library Facebook page as Josh discusses methods to reduce stress to help you lose weight.
SPRING BREAK FREE CRAFTERNOON!Join BPL during Spring Break for an outdoor, socially-distanced afternoon of fun Springtime crafts! Kids of all ages will enjoy creating Rainbow Bubble Snakes, Birdfeeders, Wind Chimes, Painted Rocks and more. Crafting stations will be set up at the Tower Center at Unity Square, who will also be hosting their first Food Truck Monday of the year!
WE STILL HAVE PLENTY OF OKC ZOO VOUCHERS TO GIVE AWAY! THIS IS HOW YOU CAN GET ONE. On July 8th,2020, the Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden launched its annual statewide literacy program, READ FOR ADVENTURE, also sponsored by OG&E! As a participating library, BPL will give our patrons one voucher for FREE admission to the zoo (while supplies last) when they check out the book “Juniper’s Butterfly Garden,” which was published exclusively for this program! This voucher will admit up to FOUR people and is redeemable through June 30, 2021. (BPL received four copies of the book.They will need to be returned within seven days.We will build a “hold list” and check them out to patrons in the order that the holds are placed.)
Katie Hughes, OSU Extension Office Agriculture/4-H Educator for Washington County, will present general guidelines on successful flower and vegetable gardening. Her talk will include choosing your garden site, soil testing and preparation, and using raised beds and containers. Hughes holds a Master of Science degree in Animal Science from Angelo State University.
The program will be Thursday, February 18 at 2 pm as a Facebook Live event from the Library’s Facebook page.
For more information, please call the Reference Desk at 918-338-4169.