Upcoming  Events for Adults

December 2018

December 1st – February 18th: Sign up for the library’s Winter Reading Challenge.  Just read and watch as many book-made-into movies/series and accumulate tickets for each completed book and movie.  Each ticket will be entered into a drawing for some spectacular swag!  Additional rules apply.

Saturday, December 1st 10:30am-12:30pm- NaNoWriMo Party: End of National Novel Writing Month party.  It is a Potluck Brunch! Sign up and celebrate your success in participating in NaNoWriMo!

Mondays, December 3rd, 10th, and 17th 4:30-5:30pm- Greek Classes: Professor Paul Epstein, OSU Emeritus Personnel, is continuing an ongoing series of classes on the Greek language. Learn to read Greek! (No class on December 24th and 31st)

Tuesday, December 4th 6:30-7:30pm- Essential Oils: Karin Kelso will discuss the basic uses of essential oils and answering any questions you may have.

Fridays, December 7, and 14th at 6PM  – 8 PM: Books to the Big Screen: bring the kids for an evening of fun! Each week we will watch a movie that was once a book! December 7th is “A Christmas Carol,” December 14th is “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.”

Tuesday, December 11th 6-7pm- Guthrie’s Writers Group: Agent inquires! How do you get one? Where do you start? What is a query letter? Learn all this and more! If you have any specific questions please email

Thursday, December 13th 6-7:30pm- 2nd Annual Chili Cook off: Bring a crock pot full of your best chili to share with the judges and other contestants.  Incentive to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place PLUS bragging rights for the whole year! Please register for this event.

Saturday, December 15th from 11 AM – 1 PM. 2nd Annual Cookie Contest: Guthrie Public Library’s 2nd Annual Cookie Contest. Submissions Entered at 11AM
Judging Will Begin Promptly at 12 PM
Submissions Must Be Home Made.
Awards will be presented to: Best Chocolate Chip Cookie, Best Sugar Cookie, Best Non-Traditional Cookie and Judges Favorite. At 11AM, there will be a Sugar Cookie Decorating Contest for children ages 2 -10. Materials for this portion are provided.

Fridays, December 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th, 5PM – 6 PM. Free Zumba: Dress to sweat! Free Latin inspired dance fitness class, Space Limited RSVP.

Friday, December 21st at 7PM at the Masonic Temple, 900 E. Oklahoma St. The Greatest Christmas Pageant Ever: Enjoy a free reader’s theater of The Greatest Christmas Pageant Ever, performed by The Invisible Theater Company.