February is for (library) lovers

Read a book set in another country, a paperback western, a book by a female author, a current NY Times bestseller and a genre you normally don’t read and you’ll be one row closer to a Kindle Fire.

February is for lovers…library lovers, that is! This month Will Rogers Library patrons are loving the 2020 Adult Winter Reading Program. If you haven’t yet signed up to play the Book Bingo themed program, the game runs through the end of February. There’s still plenty of time to read and win a variety of fun prizes, from book bags and themed gift baskets (on display at the library now) to a new Kindle Fire tablet! To play, stop by the library, sign up and receive your entry card and instructions. The more you read, the more chances you’ll have to win!

There’s even more to love at the Library this month with over 500 new titles added for February. If you’re ecstatic for e-books, you can check out 111 new titles! Are you still passionate for print? Over 250 new titles are waiting just for you. If you prefer your books to whisper softly in your ear, consider over 100 new digital and hard copy audio books just added to the collection. Whatever you love at your library, you’ll find it at the Will Rogers Library in February!

Also happening at the Library this month:

The Genealogy Volunteers are back! Bring your questions each Monday from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, and let experienced researchers help you with your family tree. Finding out more about your family history is easy with library resources such as Ancestry.com, Heritage Quest, and more.

Adult Craft Workshop! Wednesday, February 5th from 11:00 am- 12:00 pm, join us in making Wood Block Photo Holders! All materials will be provided. Sign up is requested. Adults 18+ only please.

Stop by the Adult Coloring Club each Tuesday from 11:00 am – 12:00 pm, and enjoy the relaxation and stress-relieving benefits of the adult coloring craze. The library provides the coloring materials, or feel free to bring your own. Adults 18 and over only, please.

The Friends of the Library will hold their monthly meeting on Monday, February 24th from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm in the Multipurpose room. Join Friends for exciting speakers and ongoing events, and have fun supporting the library!

Come and meet the Green Country Beekeepers, a group for new and experienced bee keepers in the Claremore and surrounding areas to meet and share ideas. Meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month. This month's gathering will be Tuesday, February 18th from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm in the Multipurpose room. All interested are welcome!

Wednesday Storytimes! From 9:30 am – 10:00 am, Baby & Me Storytime features rhymes and songs for ages 0-3. Then from 10:00 am – 10:30 am, little ones ages 3-5 gather for our regular Storytime, featuring short stories and more. Parents bring your little ones and join Tena every Wednesday!

Lego Clubs! Junior Lego Club for ages 5-9 meets the 1st Tuesday of each month; Lego Club for children ages 10-14 meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Each group meets in the Library Multipurpose Room from 4:00 pm – 4:45 pm. For all children who love to read and build, the library provides the Legos - you bring your imagination!

PLEASE NOTE: The Will Rogers Library will be closed Saturday, February 15th and Monday, February 17th for President’s Day. The library will be open again Tuesday, February 18th for normal business hours.

For more information on what’s happening during this and every month, be sure to check out the Library website at www.willrogerslibrary.org, drop by the Circulation Desk or call 918-341-1564 for information.

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