Ways Summer Reading can help your Teens

By Macy Conley Teen summer reading is in full swing at the El Reno Carnegie Library! July is coming with fun filled weeks ahead. Even though the Teen Summer Reading Programs is full of fun and exciting activities, the activities can serve other purposes too. For example, the Wednesday crafts activities help promote creativity in a …

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Post-Apocalyptic Fiction and Our Environment

By Alicia Ballard Who doesn’t love a good sole-survivor-in-a-post-apocalyptic-wasteland story? A good high-tension story to wrap yourself in and escape reality for a few hours. Yet, we can always come back to our comforts and our stable society. Yet, if we are not careful, we may end up throwing ourselves into the same situation that …

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Canadian County Master Gardeners

By Courtney Keck: Horticulture Educator Canadian County OSU Extension Service Despite the recent weather, gardening season is about to be in full swing, and that includes Canadian County Master Gardener activity. The CCMGs represent the Canadian County Cooperative Extension Service, which is a part of Oklahoma State University – Stillwater. Their mission is to share research-based …

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Getting to know our library board: Karen Pappas

By Sheila Barnard What jobs and/or volunteer work do you do outside of the library board? Friends of the Library, various activities with Wesley UMC, Project Transformation Reading mentor How long have you been on the library board? Two years Where did you grow up? Choctaw, OK Where did you go to school? Choctaw High …

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