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Posted on: February 22, 2024

Save the date for LexiCon 2024

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When: Saturday, Oct. 26, 2024; times TBD

Where: Downtown Stillwater Cultural District

Description: The Stillwater Community Center, the Stillwater Public Library and Prairie Arts Center are excited to announce that LexiCon, the St...

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Library News
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Free drive-thru shredding event Feb. 24

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The Stillwater Public Library and Shred-Away will host their annual free drive-thru document shredding event on Saturday, Feb. 24, from 9-11 a.m., or until the truck is full. 

On the day of the event, vehicles will line up in the library&rsquo...

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Library News
Posted on: February 1, 2024

Reptiles, reading and fun at the Stillwater Public Library

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Turtles, snakes and other reptiles will find their way inside the Stillwater Public Library (SPL) this February. Aimed at kids and teens in grades three through 12, “Reptiles at the Library” will take place on Friday, Feb. 16, from 1-3 p.m. Joined by grad...

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Library News
Posted on: January 22, 2024

Unravel Oklahoma mysteries with the library’s new book series

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Stillwater Public Library’s newest community reading series delves into mystery and crime with a local flair. “Let’s Talk About It: Oklahoma Private Investigations” will give readers the opportunity to discuss five crime-themed books that take place in Ok...

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Posted on: January 19, 2024

Kids leap at Ultimate Air while caregivers learn about children’s nutrition

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The Stillwater Public Library is holding a health literacy program on Thursday, Feb. 8, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Ultimate Air Trampoline Park. Children in grades 3-5 will jump for free while their caregivers learn about childhood nutrition in an adjacent r...

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Library News
Posted on: January 16, 2024

Schedule appointments for free AARP tax help at the library starting Jan. 17

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Community members can schedule appointments for free tax preparation assistance from the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) starting Wednesday, Jan. 17, by visiting stillwaterok.gov/LibraryTaxes, calling the library’s Help Desk at (405) 372-36...

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Library News
Posted on: January 16, 2024

Start the new year with new business plans

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Budding entrepreneurs hoping to start a business in 2024 can get guidance with two free classes next month. The Stillwater Public Library (SPL) and Meridian Technology Center (MTC) are partnering again for their “Starting a Business” series, with “Side Hu...

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Library News
Posted on: January 5, 2024

Teens celebrate comic books with popular superhero movie

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Payne County teens are invited to the Stillwater Public Library (SPL) on Friday, Jan. 26, at 6 p.m. for “Teen Superhero Movie Night.” This event is for teens in grades six through twelve, and those who attend will enjoy pizza, comic book-themed snacks and...

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Posted on: January 5, 2024

Littles get moving at library’s new program for babies and toddlers

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The Stillwater Public Library is introducing another program related to children’s health. “Littles on the Move” is a weekly development program for babies and toddlers up to two years of age and older children who are not yet walking independently. The p...

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Library News
Posted on: December 29, 2023

Get updates from local legislators on Jan. 18 at annual library event

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Citizens have the opportunity to hear from elected officials at “Meet Your Legislators” on Thursday, Jan. 18, from 5-7 p.m. at the Stillwater Public Library. The Stillwater League of Women Voters (LWV) and the Friends of the Stillwater Public Library also...

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Library News
Posted on: December 28, 2023

Improve tech skills and get chances to win a Chromebook in January

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The Stillwater Public Library (SPL) will offer free digital literacy classes in January that cover the basics of computer use, cybersecurity, internet navigation and Android smartphone use. The classes are part of a nationwide grant provided by AT&T a...

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Library News
Posted on: December 26, 2023

Little ones will move and groove at the Stillwater Public Library

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The Stillwater Public Library’s preschool programming is expanding in 2024 with a monthly “Music and Movement” class for children 5-years-old and younger. Classes will occur at 10:30 a.m. on the first Wednesday of each month on January 3, February 7, Marc...

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Library News
Posted on: December 8, 2023

‘Winter Read-a-thon’ encourages reading and wraps-up centennial fundraising efforts

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The Stillwater Public Library’s ‘Winter Read-a-thon’ officially launched on Dec. 1, and library patrons are already tracking their reading and earning prizes. The program runs through Dec. 31, and all ages are eligible to par...

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Library News
Posted on: November 30, 2023

Festive fun arrives at the Stillwater Public Library for teens on Dec. 15

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The Stillwater Public Library (SPL) will hold a “Teen Holiday Party” on Friday, Dec. 15, from 5-8 p.m. Teens in grades six through 12 are invited to enjoy an entertaining evening of winter treats, games and fun.

Attendees will create tiny gingerbread house...

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Library News
Posted on: November 9, 2023

Library ends centennial with launch of ‘$100 for 100 Years’ Campaign

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The Stillwater Public Library is nearing the end of its 2023 centennial celebration with the announcement of its “$100 for 100 Years" fundraising campaign and a “Winter Read-a-thon.” The library asks the community to consider joining in the preservat...

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Library News
Posted on: November 7, 2023

Teen anime night returns to Stillwater Public Library Nov. 17

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(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / November 7, 2023) – Teen anime fans ages 14 through 18 are invited to join the Stillwater Public Library for an anime night on Friday, Nov. 17, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Registration is required for this event.Teens who attend get to vot...

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Library News
Posted on: October 23, 2023

Library receives grant from the PLA and AT&T to offer free digital literacy workshops

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(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / October 23, 2023) – As part of AT&T’s support for improving digital literacy nationwide, the company is helping the Public Library Association (PLA) bring free bilingual, in-person digital literacy workshops to more than 200 li...

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Posted on: September 29, 2023

Teen cosplayers invited to free costume making workshops at Prairie Arts

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(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / September 29, 2023) – Stillwater Public Library (SPL) and Prairie Arts Center are partnering on free cosplay costume workshops for teens in grades six through 12. The workshops will take place on three Fridays in Oct. leading up to...

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Library News
Posted on: September 22, 2023

Stillwater Public Library offers writing club for kids

(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / September 22, 2023) – The Stillwater Public Library is once again offering a free writing club for kids in fourth through seventh grades in partnership with the OSU Writing Center. The sessions will be held every Wednesda...

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Library News
Posted on: August 30, 2023

'Retro Book Fair' event to benefit the Library Trust

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(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / August 30, 2023) – The Stillwater Public Library, Stonecloud Brewing Company and Bliss Books will be hosting a “Retro Book Fair” on Sunday, September 24, from 12 to 4 p.m. All ages are invited to atten...

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Posted on: September 18, 2023

Free 'Side Hustle' and 'Business Basics' classes coming soon

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The Stillwater Public Library and Meridian Technology Center will partner to offer two classes at the end of September that focus on starting a business. "Side Hustles" will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 27, from 6 - 7 p.m., followed by "B...

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Library News
Posted on: September 7, 2023

Spine-tingling stories come alive at Stillwater Haunted Library Oct 19-21

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(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / Sept. 7, 2023) – What happens at the Stillwater Public Library when the lights go down and the doors lock at night? Are the enduring rumors of spooks and hauntings in the old South High School portion of the library true? Community...

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Library News
Posted on: August 18, 2023

Friends fall book sale to be held at Stillwater Public Library Sept. 14-17

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(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / August 17, 2023) – The Friends of the Stillwater Public Library’s annual fall book sale begins Thursday, Sept. 14, and runs through Sunday, Sept. 17. The sale will take place on the first and second floors of the north building at ...

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Library News
Posted on: August 14, 2023

Adventure, intrigue and fantasy: Teens invited to join new board game club this fall

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(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / August 10, 2023) – Stillwater Public Library (SPL) is starting a new board game club exclusively for teens in grades six through 12. Starting Aug. 25 and running through Dec., SPL will host “Adventuring Academy: A Pathfinder Campai...

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Library News
Posted on: August 8, 2023

A reading family helps boost Stillwater Public Library Centennial fundraising goals

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(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / August 8, 2023) – The Stillwater Public Library (SPL) has even more to celebrate during its 2023 Centennial with a $10,000 donation from Sharon Malone of Stillwater. Malone’s gift, made in honor of her parents, Colonel and Mrs. Alb...

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Posted on: August 1, 2023

Notice regarding automatic renewals

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Since implementing automatic renewals, it has come to our attention that patrons who use Library Elf may receive due date messages that do not reflect the updated renewal dates if advance notice options are set earlier than the day before the due date (do...

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Library News
Posted on: July 25, 2023

Library launches new website and auto renewal service

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We are excited to launch a new website alongside the City of Stillwater on Tuesday, July 25. Our new URL is stillwaterok.gov/library. Anyone entering the old website (library.stillwater.org) will be redirected automatically to the new site. Then, next wee...

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Library News
Posted on: July 24, 2023

Learn how to organize and preserve photos for genealogy and scrapbooking

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(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / July 20, 2023) – The Stillwater Public Library (SPL) is hosting a three-part series on photo organization called “Preserving Family Memories” that will cover planning, organizing and caring for both hardcopies and digital materials...

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Library News
Posted on: July 12, 2023

Final week to earn prizes for the library’s summer reading program approaches

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While Saturday, July 22, marks the final day for summer reading participants to enter reading time and earn prizes, programs continue all week at Stillwater Public Library (SPL). A children’s program will take place on Tuesday with two showings at 10 a.m....

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Posted on: June 15, 2023

Comedy and sci-fi mix for summer fun at the library

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(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / June 15, 2023) –The Stillwater Public Library (SPL) invites science fiction movie fans to join a film and discussion group where they can share their love of the sci-fi genre. Sci-Fi Film Club is a movie-watching group that meets o...

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Posted on: June 7, 2023

Second week of summer reading highlights science and community

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(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / June 7, 2023) – The Stillwater Public Library moves into its second week of summer reading with programs full of science, community care and fun for all. Children’s programs and family movies take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays, w...

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Posted on: May 19, 2023

Unite with the power of friendship with the library's summer reading program

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(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / May 19, 2023) – Readers of all ages can unite with the power of friendship at the Stillwater Public Library’s (SPL) free summer reading program “All Together Now.” The whole family can participate in reading challenges, attend week...

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Posted on: April 27, 2023

New ´Playdate' program at the library with the Early Childhood Coalition

(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / April 27, 2023) – The Stillwater Public Library (SPL) and Early Childhood Coalition (ECC) are hosting a new series called “Playdate” at the library starting May 13, from 10 a.m. – noon, and continuing on the second Saturday of the ...

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Posted on: February 3, 2023

The Stillwater Public Library launches its year-long centennial celebration

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Click here to learn more about the Library's Centennial, upcoming events, how to donate, and more.

(STILLWATER, OKLAHOMA / February 3, 2023) – The Stillwater Public Library (SPL) kicks off its year-long centennial celebration on Thursday, Feb. 23, from 6-7...

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