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

Literacy Grant Award

Literacy Grant Supports the Miami Public Library Adult Literacy Program The Oklahoma Department of Libraries announced that a $7,880 grant was awarded to the Miami Public Library Adult Literacy Program to support local adult literacy efforts. The check was officially presented to the program by Representative Ben Loring, who commended the literacy program for its… Continue Reading Literacy Grant Award

High School Equivalency in Oklahoma

  Oklahoma accepts two High School Equivalency tests: the GED and the HiSET. The two tests are similar in a lot of ways and ultimately the result is the same, a certificate of recognition for completing a high school equivalency exam. GED: General Educational Development Subject Areas: Reasoning Through Language Arts, Science, Mathematical Reasoning, and… Continue Reading High School Equivalency in Oklahoma

The High Cost of Illiteracy

What has your day consisted of, so far? Maybe you woke up, read the newspaper over coffee after you took your morning regimen of medications. Maybe you tried out that new breakfast recipe you found on Pinterest. Then you probably got in your car to go to work, runs some errands, etc. Pretty routine, right?… Continue Reading The High Cost of Illiteracy