Sherry Beach

Sherry Beach is the director of the Will Rogers Library in Claremore. 

What is your most important school supply? A Will Rogers Library card! Whether you’re headed back to school, considering continuing education, or just interested in learning more about your current hobby or career, a library card gives students and adults access to a wide variety of educational resources available both within the library and online. Online access to free resources such as GCF LearnFree, Driving-Tests.org, EBSCO, Universal Class, DigitalLearn, the KHAN Academy and more can all be accessed from the Will Rogers Library’s website 24/7 under the ‘Websites for Library Customers’ links, making it easy to supplement a child’s school activities, prepare for the ACT's and SAT's, or help adults complete their continuing education or prepare for a career change. Be sure to check out the library website at www.willrogerslibrary.org for a wide assortment of print and online educational materials to help students of any age reach their goals.

Parents take note!

Students planning on coming to the library after school should have an active library card on file and be in good standing in order to use the library. Throughout the month of August, the library will waive the normal replacement card fee of $2.00 for anyone age 17 and under who has lost their library card and needs a replacement before the school year begins. Of course, if students have never had a library card, the first card is always free! For their first library card, a parent or legal guardian will need to accompany children under 18 in order to fill out a library card application.

2021 Summer Reading Program Wraps Up

Thank you, Claremore for another great Summer Reading Program! Congratulations to all the great Claremore kids and teens that took part in the Tails & Tales program, won prizes, and showed they love to read at their library!

Other Library Events

Whether or not a return to school is on your personal planning calendar this month, the Library has lots to offer for personal interest and pure entertainment! Over 300 new fiction and non-fiction titles have been added to the print collection, plus over 1,000 titles to the e-book collection this month! To see what's new, read reviews (or write your own!), check your account or put an item on hold, simply visit the library catalog at www.willrogerslibrary.org.

Be sure to check out the brand new addition to the Library collection – hoopla! Hoopla is a streaming service free to library patrons residing in Claremore. From popular movies and television to audiobooks, e-books and music, eligible patrons can check out up to 10 items per month with no late fees, and no holds! Stop endlessly waiting for E-books to become available. Check them out on hoopla!

For more information on what’s happening at the Will Rogers Library, be sure to check the Will Rogers Library calendar on the website at www.willrogerslibrary.org, follow the Library on Facebook or Instagram, or call the Library at 918-341-1564. There’s always something happening worth checking out!

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