2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence Finalists

Six finalists, three fiction and three nonfiction, have been selected for the 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. The two medal winners will be announced on January 27, 2019, at the American Library Association Midwinter meeting in Seattle. FICTION This evocative novel, equally rich in character and adventure, tells the wonderfully strange… Continue Reading 2019 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence Finalists

Sequoyah Award Nominees 2019

  Children and teens can vote for the next Sequoyah Award winning book!  The three masterlists below were created by the Oklahoma Library Association to appeal to children in a variety of situations, interests and reading levels.  The books on the masterlists are not intended to be an automatic recommendation of the books.  Students must… Continue Reading Sequoyah Award Nominees 2019

How Do Our Gardens Grow?

The Miami Public Library is a proud partner in the Health Literacy Project, 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 Technology Act, a Federal… Continue Reading How Do Our Gardens Grow?

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