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Thursday, 18 July 2013 11:44

Steve Crawford, The Magic Archeologist

Wednesday July 24th Steve Crawford, The Magic Archeologist, will be at the Okmulgee Public Library for two shows, 1:00 and 2:30.  All children ages 5-12 are welcome to  attend.  If you haven't been able to come to any of the shows it's not too late, sign up and come join in the fun, everyone is welcome!  Children don't need to  have a library card to attend the programs but they do need to sign up for the program.

This Indiana Jones style program tells the story of a man who found an old oil lamp under the ground when he was a child.  From it a genie appeared presenting him with a real magic wand.  Fun acts in the show include what happened when the magic wand was accidently dropped on a library book.  The Magic Archeologist introduces underground animals, Samantha the Snake, Bob theBat, and he will be featuring music from "Raiders of the Lost Ark".

For more information call 918-756-1448 or visit the library at 218 S. Okmulgee.

Published in Spotlight Events

Henryetta Summer Reading Program begins this week.

Program Schedule:

June 18 – “Mine Your Own” make beaded jewelry with Kathy
June 25 – “Ribbons the Clown/Ventriloquist” also known as Robin Bremer
July 2 – “In The Garden With Fruits And Vegetables” planting tomatoes and bell pepper seeds with Kathy.
July 9 – “Bees!" Digging and reading with Chelsea Cook.
July 16 - "Worms!" (Eight dirt cake) with Kathy Crosby.
July 23 – “The Queen and the Bard” – some of you will remember Kristen the Queen Of Theater – this year she is joined by David O’Dale.


Prizes will be given by the number of minutes children read
Every 15 minutes read, a sticker will on a reading record.

Bring your reading record to the library to receive that prizes!

The Library is located at 518 W Main St, Henryetta
For information call: (918) 652-7377

Published in County News
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 14:53

Balloon artist shows how "Reading is Fun!"

Dustin The Twisted Balloon Guy entertained and made reading fun for the 60 plus youngsters in the audience at the Okmulgee Public Library's summer reading program.

His magical words of "Reading is Fun, was repeated by the youngsters and who had fun in the process. The children enjoyed an excellent presentation targeting young people.  

Be sure to sign you child up for next the next show. Contact the Okmulgee Public Library at 918-765-1448 or visit the library for more information.

Photos by Paul Orosco - ONN Chief Photographer

Published in Okmulgee in the News

Balloon Artist DustinOn Wednesday June 19, Dustin the Twisted Balloon Guy will be entertaining the children at the Okmulgee Public Libraries Summer Reading Program.  

All children ages 5-12 are welcome to attend.  Children must sign up each week.

Dustin has been entertaining the masses since 1995 and has loved every minute of it.  His passion for preforming started with magic and continues into some of the most amazing balloon sculptures you have ever seen.

For more information call 918-756-1448 or visit the library at  218 S. Okmulgee. June 26 the library will have Ventriloquist cowboy Don and Friends at the library, come join in the fun!

The Summer Reading Program is supported in part by Sonic Drive In, Taco Mayo, and Taco Bell.

Published in Okmulgee in the News