Calendar

The Long Room of the early 18th century Trinity College Library in Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland

Upcoming Programs and Events

Children’s Programs:

Wednesdays at 10:30 AM. Story Time (Ages 0-5): Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, crafts and more! Please RSVP. Text @guthriel to 81010 for friendly reminders.

Tuesday, January 2nd, 16th, & 30th from 1-2 PM & Thursday, January 11th & 25th from 3:30 – 5:00 PM. Lego Club: Create, Build, Learn, and have Fun! RSVP for this event. All Ages Welcomed. Please keep your Legos at home unless you wish to make a donation to the Guthrie Library.

 Wednesdays, February. 7th, 14th, & 21st from 10:30 – 11AM: Story Time(Ages 0-5): Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, crafts and more! Please RSVP. Text @guthriel to 81010 for friendly reminders.

There will be NO story Time Feb. 28th

 Tues. February 13th  From 1-2PM & Thurs. Feb. 8th & 22nd from 3:30-5PM: Lego Club-Create, Build, Learn, and have Fun! RSVP for this event. All Ages Welcomed. Please keep your Legos at home unless you wish to make a donation to the Guthrie Library.

Tuesday, February 20th from 4 -4:30PM: Read to Sasha- Is your child struggling to read? Read to Sasha the Therapy Dog! She thinks everyone is a fantastic reader and will help your child develop Confidence!

 Teen Programs

Thursday, January 25th from 6-7 PM: Poetry Slam Bring in your worst or Best poetry and let the crowd decide your fate! Rules are posted in the Teen section of the library.

Thursday, February 1st from 6-8 PM: Anime Meet and Greet- Meeting and making new friends under a common genre of television: ANIME. Will be discussing about starting an Anime club, what all we’d like for it to include, and what steps it would take for it to be started. Refreshments will be provided.

Tuesday, February 13th from 7-8 PM: Blind Date with a Book!- Valentine’s is just a Day away and what better what to spend it than reading a book! There will be different books from the teen section wrapped up and on a shelve waiting for you to pick it! Once you’ve picked your book you get to unwrap it and find out what you’re “date’s” name is.

Tuesday, February 27th from 6-8 PM: About Our Date..-How was your Blind Date? Mystical? Romantic? Eye opening? This is where you’ll be able to open up about your book date that you have over the past two weeks. Still on a date? That’s perfectly fine we’d still like to hear how it’s going! Light refreshments will be provided!

Adult Programs:

Tuesday, January 9th from 6-7 PM: Guthrie’s Writers Group: We will cover how to power through and finish of a novel.

Saturday, January 20th from 10am -1pm Author Signing: Author Derrien Relyea will be available for book signing. Visit her website here: thedragonwarrior.com

Monday, January 22nd from 6-8 PM Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma!:  It’s the start of our new series “The Way We Were, The Way We Are: Seasons in the Contemporary American Family.” Through a variety of literary genres, we see the importance of memory and change in defining American families during the twentieth century. Our Fist book is The House of Sky: Landscapes of a Western Mind by Ivan Doig.

Tuesday, January 30th from 8:30 – 9:30 AM Combining Social Media Marketing With Traditional Marketing Efforts: Using Social Media for reaching customers is gaining in popularity. However, your approach needs to enhance and compliment what you are already doing in your print and other media. Discover tips for ensuring you have a consistent message and image as you embark on new methods of marketing your business. There will be a $15 fee for this event.

Tuesday, January 30th from 6-7:30 PM Overdrive Class: Learn tips, tricks, and simple trouble shooting for daily use of the Overdrive App! Come with question and try to stump the presenter.

Saturday, February 10th at 10-12pm: Watercolor Class- Jim Pourtorkan will return with a new picture and new set of skills to learn in the art of watercolor. You MUST RSVP to this event. Only 15 spots available

Tuesday, February 13th at 6-7pm: Guthrie’s Writers Group- Memoirs. We will discuss problems and pit falls of writing nonfiction based on your own life. If you have specific question regarding this topic, please send an email to bpesicka@cityofguthrie.com or leave it for Becca at the front desk.

Saturday, February 17 at 1:00 pm: 3nd Annual Crowns Tea- The Guthrie Public Library will host our 3nd Annual Crowns Tea.  This event beautifully captures the self-expressions of women of all ages, from young glamorous ladies to serene and stylish grandmothers and is based on the book “Crowns:  Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats” by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry. Attendees will partake of drinks, hors d’oeuvres and entertainment.  Space is limited and tickets are available at the Guthrie Public Library.  All attendees must wear a hat (church hat is preferred) and registration is required.  For more information, please contact the Guthrie Public Library Circulation Desk or call 405-282-0050.

Tuesday, February 20th at 9-12pm: Heads Up!- Stop in our lobby to learn about concussions and the treatment of them

Monday, February 26th at 6-8pm: Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma!- “The Way We Were, The Way We Are: Seasons in the Contemporary American Family.” Through a variety of literary genres, we see the importance of memory and change in defining American families during the twentieth century. The Second presentation will be over “A Raisin in the Sun” by Lorraine Hansberry and “The Glass Menagerie” by Tennessee Williams