New Books 10/31/16

Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders by Joshua Foer Foer offers a tour of the world’s most unique and amazing places, highlighting natural wonders, weird and magical structures, and mind-boggling events from around the globe, from New Zealand to Turkmenistan to Virginia. Broken Trust by W.E.B. Griffin While investigating the death… Continue Reading New Books 10/31/16

New Books 10/24/16

Alton Brown: Everyday Cook by Alton Brown In this highly anticipated new cookbook, Food Network star, author, and social media personality Alton Brown takes us into his own kitchen to share the dishes he cooks and eats day in, day out. Among the Living by Jonathan Rabb After surviving the Holocaust, Yitzhak Goldah arrives in… Continue Reading New Books 10/24/16

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

New Books 10/17/16

History, religion, next-in-series, favorite authors and tv show stars can be found in this week’s books. All the Little Liars by Charlaine Harris When four kids vanish from the soccer field, including Aurora Teagarden’s brother Phillip, Aurora and her husband, true crime writer Robin Crusoe start their own investigation. American Ulysses: A Life of Ulysses… Continue Reading New Books 10/17/16

New Books 10/10/16

From cookbooks to bestsellers to the next in a series, from books based on 20th century history, on science, or on politics, check out what was just shelved this week! Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America by Patrick Phillips A harrowing testament to the deep roots of racial violence in America chronicles… Continue Reading New Books 10/10/16

New Books 10/3/16

Just put on the shelves this week: Apprentice in Death by J. D. Robb Investigating a Central Park sniper attack that has left three dead, Eve Dallas discovers that the killer was potentially miles away from the victims and may be the protégé of an even more deranged shooter. Book of Mysteries by Jonathan Cahn… Continue Reading New Books 10/3/16

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

New Books 9/26/16

The Ascension Mysteries by David Wilcock The New York Times best-selling author of The Source Field Investigations describes his discovery of a secret cosmic battle between the positive and negative in today’s world, revealing how the Earth is on the front lines of an extraterrestrial war that has been raging for hundreds of thousands of… Continue Reading New Books 9/26/16

Computer Classes

Intermediate Computer Classes MS Word, Pt. 1 Wed., Sept. 21, 3:00-4:30 p.m. Learn how to use Microsoft Word to format and edit text and create professional looking documents. MS Word, Pt. 2 Thurs., Sept. 22, 3:00-4:30 p.m. Learn how to use the page layout features, set tabs and indents, and proof your documents. Microsoft Excel… Continue Reading Computer Classes

New Books 9/21/16

Check out these new books!  People in the news, both past and present, fictional accounts of historical events, page-turning thrillers, laugh-out-loud comedy, self-therapy and more. American Heiress by Jeffrey Toobin An account of the sensational 1974 kidnapping and trial of Patty Hearst describes the efforts of her family to secure her release, Hearst’s baffling participation… Continue Reading New Books 9/21/16