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

2017 Pulitzer Prizewinners in Literature

The Pulitzer Prize is an award for achievements in newspaper, magazine and online journalism, literature, and musical composition in the United States. It was established in 1917 by provisions in the will of American (Hungarian-born) Joseph Pulitzer who had made his fortune as a newspaper publisher.  It is administered by Columbia University in New York City.  Prizes are awarded yearly in twenty-one categories. In twenty of the categories, each… Continue Reading 2017 Pulitzer Prizewinners in Literature

Book Sale 9/9/17

The library will be participating in our community Festi-FALL event by holding a book sale in front of the library (Main Street) on Saturday, Sept. 9th from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.  Hundreds of books will be available at $1.00 for hardbacks and $0.50 for paperbacks.  All proceeds go to the Friends of the Library… Continue Reading Book Sale 9/9/17