What’s Cookin’?

Pictures from Health Literacy Cooking class

Things are really cooking at the Miami Public Library.  Our Health Literacy Project, a cooperative partnership between the Miami Public Library, INTEGRIS Baptist Regional Health Center, Northeastern Tribal Health Systems, Ottawa County Health Department, and Ottawa County DHS, includes cooking classes for kids!  Families were invited through school based social workers and tribal health workers […]

Can You Walk the Route?

Route 66 map and team leaders

On January 26, 2015, 18 intrepid leaders stepped up to lead 18 teams to virtually walk Route 66.  Each team leader was given pedometers and record sheets for their team members.  Every week, team members report the total miles they walked the previous week.  Team leaders add up all the miles for their team and […]

Changes to the Friends of the Library Book Sale

Cart of discarded books

The Friends of the Library annual book sale is a much-loved event in our community.  Many people buy several boxes of books, enough to last them until the next sale!  It is always fun to watch them stream in at 9:00 a.m. on Saturday morning.  The room fills up quickly with very serious  and excited […]

The Smithsonian is Coming!

Hometown-Teams-Plus

Baseball. Football. Basketball. Soccer. Bowling. Cycling. People around the country are drawn to compete in these sports and many others. Still more are gathered on the sidelines to cheer for their favorite teams. Nowhere do Americans more intimately connect to sports than in their hometowns. And that is certainly true in Miami, Oklahoma! The Miami […]