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Search our shelves without leaving your arm chair! You will find books, movies, audiobooks, and even a Tri County kit that you may borrow in person, or some digital download items via OverDrive to the Oklahoma Virtual Library.

Box of the Electric Output tester from Tri County Electric. See what it is really costing you to run those appliances.

In Oklahoma Virtual Library, there are digital downloads of the books we will have in our fall LETS TALK ABOUT IT OKLAHOMA sessions of the Gilded Age with these titles: The Red Badge of Courage by Stephen Crane, The Call of the Wild by Jack London, The Awakening by Kate Chopin, The Souls of Black Folks by W.E. B. DuBois, and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain. So you can read ahead this summer if you like, and be ready for a Fall book discussion. ;)

---Check your library account, or Choose your next reading list while at home. Create a book bag, or browse the databases for homework help. We have a remote log in code for Ebsco, just ask.

SUMMER READING FUN. Wow ee!

Summer Fun kicked off with a Thursday morning Storytime about Frogs! Frog Trouble by Sandra Boynton was featured, with it's accompanying CD of music performed by current Country Stars, such as Dwight Yoakum and Allison Krause. See the books we discussed below. Everyone had a chance to draw and color a frog before we handed out Sticker charts for all the books they read this summer. We listened to the music and maybe did a jig or two...Watch out for that current problem here...Frog Trouble!!! ;) And take a drive South of Love's one evening, with the car windows down, and when you roll past those ponds, slow down to hear all the frog talk! See you next Thursday for more crazy fun.

4 Books shown: Frog Trouble by Sandra Boynton, Frog and Toad Together by Arnold Lobel, The Really Horrible Horned Frog by Dorling Kindersley, and Nic Bishop's Frogs.

The afternoon kids at the library had time to try the instructions for making an Origami Frog. They folded frogs from plain printer paper, then colored them, and we had a jumping competition. Then we discovered that each frog was different, and so the kids named their 'frog-species'. We recommend you google 'make an origami frog' on the internet for easy instructions on folding your own.

Our Friend and Mentor, Dr. Virgil McWilliams, veterinarian, geologist, and book guide of all things fit to read has left us. Alas, Doc, Mr. Mac, we will miss you! One day we read to the toddler crowd a book titled "Tops and Bottoms" about a wily rabbit that offered to grow a garden on shares with Bear....However Bear was going to get an education about which vegetables grow on the TOPS of the plants, and what crops grow on the Bottoms...

Enter Mr. Mac, who just happened to drop by to show us what a spade dipped into his garden turned up....Earthy, fresh, beautiful Carrots that he and Mrs. Margaret had grown....Oh, my, the children inhaled the beautiful garden dirt, and each claimed a lovely carrot to take home for their lunch. And then there was the year we were talking rocks in summer reading...Enter Mr. Mac, laden with samples, and offerings of various kinds for each of us to keep...Always sharing, telling, educating us...We are missing you, my friend!

New Books at Olive Warner Library: The Great Fire, A Spool of Blue Thread, At The Water's Edge, Dry Bones, Daughter of the Cimarron, Bible Adventures, and The Wright Brothers.

OverDrive/Oklahoma Virtual ibrary

OVERDRIVE IS HERE! Digital downloads of Ebooks, Videos for you or the kids,, and Ray Robert's favorite, the audio books! In his memory, we present OverDrive!

3 Things are all you need to enjoy them.

1. this address; www.okvirtuallibrary.lib.overdrive.com

2. A Library account (ask, it's free!)

3. A Pin Number, the last four digits of your phone number, .ebooks by clicking here advertising imagehttp://okvirtuallibrary.lib.overdrive.com/

With OverDrive, Your local book repository will now also be a repository of digital files. Files that are books that you can read or listen to on your computer, Kindle, Nook, ereaders, tablets, or smart phone. A book in your phone? Yes, or an audio (read-to-you) book, or a movie or even music!

And it all checks out like a book. You borrow the items through Oklahoma Virtual Library, The Consortia group, which we have joined in order to offer you lots of interesting choices of books. Shifting gears now, the Jetsons want their books to go!

Also try the filtered access with appropriate age level choices in the kids Ereading room:

http://okvirtuallibrary.lib.overdrive.com/kids   

And this one for your teen Ereaders:

http://okvirtuallibrary.lib.overdrive.com/teens

Please note that your choice of "kids or teens room" will cache as a default choice in your computer and you will need to click on the main collection in upper left of your page in order to make other choices again.

http://help.overdrive.com/ has "how to use" videos.

Who is behind the door of "ROOM 205"?

Cover of Dr. Harold D. Davidson's book titled

"The patient lay motionless, eyes closed, unable to move, and in such agony that he prayed for death. His prayer was not anwered." Seems God had other plans for the patient in Room 205. Get your copy of this biographical book of one of Hooker, Oklahoma's own.

Dr. Harold D. Davidson roamed this area on his pony, threatening 'mock' stick ups with his toy guns, and then like other youths here, loved to play basketball, ride his bike, and was in FFA. His parents ran the local newspaper. When life dealt him an illness named Guillan Barre' lesser folks might have checked out right there.

Copies of this book are available at the library $20.00 for hardcover, $15.00 for paperback. Dr. Davidson has autographed these, and the money goes to our library fund.

 

 

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Check the Free Books Basket at Mr. Burger on Highway 54. These folks allow us to give you "food for thought" along with your meal.

Or if you are downtown, drop by Rock, Paper, Scissors Salon and ask Sarah Ruiz about a free book.

And remember:

Do Not Read While Driving! :)

HUH-UH! No texts while driving either!

We prefer our folks to Arrive--Alive!

 

 


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