Summer Reading Program

SRP2016#1  June calendar of events SRP2016#2  July calendar of events MPL wants to help you keep your children reading this summer. And the best way to do that is by joining us in On Your Mark, Get Set, READ! The 2016 Summer Reading Program is open to children, preschool through age 12, with programs, prizes, […]

The Lego League

The Lego League meets every Tuesday afternoon from 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. at the library. The League is currently made up of 4th and 5th grade boys who are passionate about Legos. You may be wondering what the connection is between Legos and books. Promoting play increases attention span, memory, creativity and language and vocabulary […]

Community Garden Coming Soon!

The Miami Public Library is concerned about the health of our community.  Part of the reason for our poor health is that out of 77 Oklahoma counties, Ottawa County ranks 39th in vegetable consumption and 45th in fruit consumption.  Poor health literacy, or not having the capacity to obtain, process, and understand basic health information and […]

Art in April

Fourth and fifth graders learned about Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso, Georgia O’Keefe, and Vincent Van Gogh at the Miami Public Library during our Art in April program.  After learning each artist, children were given the opportunity to create their own works of art.  They used tissue paper to create collages, painted flowers on tiles at […]