“I Went to a Garden Party…”

The Health Literacy Project Partners, Ottawa County Health Department, Northeastern Tribal Health Systems, OSU Extension Office, and Miami Public Library recently hosted a garden party at the Community Garden located on the grounds of the Ottawa County Health Department.  Community members were invited to view the beds, examine future plans for expansion, and enjoy refreshments. […]

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 […]