New Health Literacy Grant will provide additions to Community Garden

The Miami Public Library was awarded another Health Literacy grant from the Oklahoma Department of Libraries.  The Health Literacy initiative is funded through ODL with funds from Library Services and Technology Act, a federal source of library funding provided by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.  The library will again partner with the Ottawa… Continue Reading New Health Literacy Grant will provide additions to Community Garden

Miami Public Library located in the Arts & Cultural District

The Miami Arts and Humanities Council recently received an Oklahoma Arts Council grant to participate in their Cultural District Initiative.  The grant is a maximum of $25,000 to be distributed over the course of up to 5 years.  It’s a great place to start and also can be leveraged to attract more grants. The following… Continue Reading Miami Public Library located in the Arts & Cultural District

Continue Your Education on Your Library’s Website!

A part of our mission is to provide for lifelong learning, and one of the ways we do that is through providing some top-notch learning resources on the library website.  All you need is a library card and internet access and you are on your way to learning a foreign language, practicing for the GED,… Continue Reading Continue Your Education on Your Library’s Website!

“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.… Continue Reading “I Went to a Garden Party…”