We love our neighbor: Haynes Photo Supply and Studio

By Penny Beals First owners:  Bruce and Mary Haynes Opening Date:  1948 Location:  originally at 113 ½ S Rock Island (Moved across the street to 112 S Rock Island in 1974.  The move was made because they needed a larger space.) Current owners:  Dub and Pat Hornberger Pat began working for the Haynes’ with Dub …

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We Love Our Friends: Casey Taylor

by Sheila Barnard What jobs and/or volunteer work do you do outside of the Friends? Substitute teacher at Wesley Playschool, owner operator of Taylor-Made Confections, baby sitting. How long have you been with the friends? 6 months Where did you grow up? Walters, OK Where did you go to school? Walters High School Tell us …

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History of the Friends of the El Reno Carnegie Library

By Alicia Ballard A “Friends of the Library Group” is a collection of people that support the library through fundraisers, book sales, programs, etc. Typically the group's mission is to assist their local library, usually with fundraising and volunteering. The Friends of the Library are an essential part of any Library, be it a chain …

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Who is Dewey? And how do I get his number?

By Peggy Kindiger According to Online Computer Library Center (OCLC), Melvil Dewey was an American librarian and educator in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.  He revolutionized the way libraries catalog and arrange books by devising a system to categorize different subjects.   This earned him the title, “Father of Modern Librarianship”. The Dewey Decimal …

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