Saturday, June 25, 2016

Week 4 - Summer Reading Program

Hi there!
Week 4 of the Summer Reading Program starts on Monday, and we currently have 665 kids signed up! WOW! Great job reading, you guys! This Monday at 2pm, we have guest speaker Stephanie Colclasure from Jane Phillips Medical Center coming to present "Fun Things You Can Do to live a Healthy Lifestyle." You won't want to miss it!

Also, in case you missed the announcement, we're going to have TWO grand prize drawings this summer: one for June and one for July. So you get 2 chances to win BIG if you've been checking in with us every week! Keep it up, we're almost half way through!

On your mark, get set... READ!
Monday, June 20, 2016

Week 3 - Summer Reading Program

Hey, guys!
We're now on week 3 of our Summer Reading Program. We're now up to 648 people signed up, and we love to hear what you've been reading! We had a lot of people come to hear the Sugar Free Allstars last Monday and we're expecting more to come listen to Fran Stallings' stories and songs today at 2pm. Remember to check in with us on what you've been reading to get a prize and get entered in to win weekly prizes.

On your mark, get set... READ!
Saturday, June 04, 2016

Summer Reading Program 2016 Update - Mid-America Karate Demo!

Hey young readers!
This year's Summer Reading Program kicks off on Monday, June 6th! We currently have 429 kids signed up! Come to our first event on Monday at 2pm, which is the Mid-America Karate Demo. Students and instructors from Mid-America Karate will demonstrate the art and sport of Tan Soo Do, a Korean martial art. You won't want to miss this!

And don't forget to come in, call, or message us online every week to tell us what you've been reading to get your prize and get entered in to win the weekly prize!
Monday, May 23, 2016

Gearing Up for the Summer Reading Program 2016!

Things are getting pretty busy here at the Youth Services desk. Kids have been signing up for the Summer Reading Program for 2 weeks now and we have a total of 205 signed up so far! We've been super busy trying to get the crafts and events ready so we can help you guys have a fantastic summer! If you haven't signed up yet, come by the Youth Services desk and get a free bag of goodies that will help you get your summer reading off to a great start.

On your mark, get set... READ!
Saturday, May 14, 2016

On Your Mark, Get Set... Read!

It's that time of year again: time to sign up for the Summer Reading Program! Sign up at the Youth Services desk in the library and starting June 6th,  check in with us once a week to let us know what you've read. You can do this online, over the phone, in an email, or in person here at the library. Checking in with us makes you eligible for a weekly prize drawing AND share with us all 8 weeks in order to be eligible for the Grand Prize of a $100 Hastings gift card!

In addition to the weekly drawings, we've also got fun events planned every week. Stop by or check the website to be kept up-to-date on all the great events coming to the library this summer!

Monday, April 25, 2016

Happy Mother's Day!

Hey there, young readers!
Mother's Day is coming up fast and you don't want to miss it! With help from a grown-up, try making these flowers for the #1 girl in your life. Find the full instructions here: and send us pictures of this craft or whatever you made for Mother's Day and you might see it on here or on the BPL facebook page!

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Week of the Young Child Event

April 23rd, 10am-11am
at the Bartlesville Public Library

For children 0-10 years old.
Children will learn activities they can do to help take care of the world, like planting flowers and vegetables.
Every child will receive a free gift.
Sponsored by PSO and Smart Start.
Come celebrate Earth Day with us!

Weekly Storytimes

Wednesdays & Thursdays @ 10am

Wednesdays & Thursdays @ 11am

All Ages:
Thursdays @ 1pm

Chapter Books

Sequoyah Nominees

Newbery Winners



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