Cooking: Just for Kids

As a part of the Health Literacy Project, the library is participating in some children’s cooking classes with Northeastern Tribal Health Systems.  The classes take place at the three locations of the Ottawa County Boys and Girls Club.  The first series took place at the Commerce unit.  What fun! The Health Literacy Project is a cooperative… Continue Reading Cooking: Just for Kids

A Healthy You in 2018

Take advantage of these new classes offered by the Health Literacy Project! The Health Literacy Project is a cooperative partnership between the  Miami Public Library, Northeastern Tribal Health Systems, INTEGRIS Miami Hospital and Ottawa County Health Department.  The Health Literacy Project is funded through the Oklahoma Department of Libraries with funds from Library Services and… Continue Reading A Healthy You in 2018

Health Literacy Grant

Miami Public Library receives Health Literacy Grant The library recently received a $9,000 Health Literacy grant.  The funds, provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Oklahoma Department of Libraries (ODL), will be used to provide health education through such events as diabetes classes, yoga classes, and some healthy cooking demonstrations.  It… Continue Reading Health Literacy Grant

Diabetes Empowerment Education Program

The library is hosting a Diabetes Empowerment Education Program as part of this year’s Health Literacy Project.  Classes will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Mondays beginning Oct. 2 and will run through Nov. 6.  They will be held in the upstairs meeting room of the library.  Whitney McGhee, Community Health Educator of INTEGRIS in Miami… Continue Reading Diabetes Empowerment Education Program