Squishy Painting Class – Wilson Public Library

Calling all young artists! Join the Wilson Public Library for an art lesson using your favorite squishy toy on Thursday, June 20th at 3:30 PM. Children ages 6 to 11 can bring their favorite squishy from home or borrow one from the library and will create a fun portrait guided by instructor Nichole Melendez. Sign-up is encouraged.

The Summer Reading Program is also supported in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries.

For more information, contact the Wilson Public Library at (580) 668-2486 or visit us at 1087 US Hwy 70A in Wilson. The Wilson Public Library is a branch of the Southern Oklahoma Library System.
The Southern Oklahoma Library System was named Oklahoma Library of the Year in 2024!

Yellowstone National Park Virtual Adventure Series – Wilson Public Library

Learn about the natural beauty and wildlife present in our most famous US national park. Join Wilson Public Library for our virtual adventure series through Wilderness Inquiry on “Yellowstone National Park” on Thursday, June 20th from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM. This series is for all ages. Call to sign up.

From steaming geysers, grizzly bears, bison, and miles of rivers, mountains, and forest, Yellowstone never fails to dazzle visitors of all ages every single year. Join Yellowstone National Park specialists for this virtual session to learn more about America’s favorite National Park.

Wilderness Inquiry developed virtual adventures to advance our mission of connecting everyone to the outdoors, regardless of age, ability, or background. Each Virtual Adventure is led by outdoor professionals and partners including biologists, historians, and rangers from the National Park Service. Explore destinations near and far, and learn about topics such as history, culture, and ecology. The virtual adventures are a great fit for armchair travelers looking to explore from home, program coordinators looking for new learning opportunities, or anyone interested in learning more about the natural world.

The Summer Reading Program is also supported in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries.

For more information, call the Wilson Public Library at (580) 668-2486 or visit the library at 1087 US Hwy. 70A in Wilson. The Wilson Public Library is a branch of the Southern Oklahoma Library System. The Southern Oklahoma Library System was named Oklahoma Library of the Year in 2024!

Self-Defense Classes for Children – Champion Public Library

Want your child to learn self-defense? On Tuesday, June 18th at 1:00 PM and Thursday, June 20th at 5:30 PM, join Champion Public Library and Heroes with Hope of Southern Oklahoma for a Self Defense Classes for Children. Guests ages 12 and up will learn a variety of different techniques designed to protect them in emergency situations. Reservations are encouraged as spots are limited.

This program is part of the Summer Reading Program (SRP). The SRP is supported in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries.

Champion Public Library is offering this program as part of a health literacy grant from the Oklahoma Department of Libraries (ODL). The program is funded in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

For more information, contact the Champion Public Library at (580) 223-3164. You can visit the library at 601 Railway Express in Ardmore. The Champion Public Library is a branch of the Southern Oklahoma Library System (SOLS). The Southern Oklahoma Library System was named Oklahoma Library of the Year in 2024!

Magician James Schoonover – SRP Week 3

The Southern Oklahoma Library System is excited to bring magician James Schoonover for our week 3 of Summer Reading Program performers. James Schoonover’s best magic tricks are close-up table magic and is perfect for the whole family. Feats of fantastic prestidigitation to sleight of hand tricks, Schoonover’s magic show will awe audiences and cheering for more.

Dates & Times:

Healdton Community Library – Monday, June 17th at 11:00 AM
Wilson Public Library – Monday, June 17th at 2:00 PM
Atoka County Library – Tuesday, June 18th at 9:00 & 10:00 AM
Johnston County Library – Tuesday, June 18th at 1:00 PM
Champion Public Library – Wednesday, June 19th at 11:00 AM
Love County Library – Wednesday, June 19th at 2:00 PM
Parker Memorial Library – Thursday, June 20th at 11:00 AM
Davis Public Library – Thursday, June 20th at 2:00 PM

The Summer Reading Program is also supported in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries.

For more information, contact one of the Southern Oklahoma Library System’s branch libraries including:

Atoka County Library – (580) 889-3555, Champion Public Library – (580) 223-3164, Davis Public Library – (580) 369-2468, Healdton Community Library – (580) 229-0590, Johnston County Library – (580) 371-3006, Love County Library – (580) 276-3783, Parker Memorial Library – (580) 634-2315, Wilson Public Library – (580) 668-2486

The Southern Oklahoma Library System was named Oklahoma Library of the Year in 2024!

3D Printing Class – Love County Library

Ever wondered how 3D printing works? Want to see it in action? Join Love County Library every third Saturday of each month to learn about 3D printing during business hours. This program is for all ages.

For more information or to sign up, contact the Love County Library at (580) 276-3783. You can visit the library at 500 South Hwy 77 in Marietta. The Love County Library is a branch of the Southern Oklahoma Library System. The Southern Oklahoma Library System was named Oklahoma Library of the Year in 2024!

National Park Adventures – Love County Library

Ready to go on an adventure? Join the Love County Library on Fridays at 2:00 PM to go on a virtual adventure through some of our nation’s National Parks starting June 7th – 21st! These programs are for all ages. Sign up is encouraged.

Everglades National Park, June 14th: Alligators, manatees, and dolphins, oh my! Learn how the largest subtropical wilderness in the U.S. uses its varied ecosystems to provide habitat to the myriad of animals and more. Discover how mangroves, sawgrass marshes, pine flatwoods, and other ecosystems are intertwined as part of the freshwater flow from Lake Okeechobee. Join us for this jam-packed wildlife session with experts from the park!

Wilderness Inquiry developed virtual adventures to advance our mission of connecting everyone to the outdoors, regardless of age, ability, or background. Each Virtual Adventure is led by outdoor professionals and partners including biologists, historians, and rangers from the National Park Service. Explore destinations near and far, and learn about topics such as history, culture, and ecology. These virtual adventures are a great fit for armchair travelers looking to explore from home, program coordinators looking for new learning opportunities, or anyone interested in learning more about the natural world.

Love County Library is offering this program as part of a health literacy grant from the Oklahoma Department of Libraries (ODL). The program is funded in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

This program is part of the Summer Reading Program (SRP) and is supported in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services through the Library Services and Technology Act, administered by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries.

For more information, contact the Love County Library at (580) 276-3783. You can visit the library at 500 South Hwy 77 in Marietta. The Love County Library is a branch of the Southern Oklahoma Library System. The Southern Oklahoma Library System was named Oklahoma Library of the Year in 2024!