Let’s listen to Ruth Ortega, Interim Coordinator of Great Plain Literacy Council, as she speaks with Joel Reagan on national radio about our local Great Plains Literacy. Ruth talks about the services offered through the Great Plains Literacy and how these services impact our community.
Join us May 20, 2021
at 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.
Register by calling
ALTUS LIBRARY ASSISTANT Full time, 40 hours per week which includes evening and Saturday hours as required.
Duties include: a variety of library reference and circulation functions, high level customer service, children’s and adult program development, promotion and marketing assistance through social media.
Requirements: Associate’s Degree with excellent written and oral communication skills; computer applications experience; and a minimum of two years of public service experience in a library setting or equivalent. Applications available at the Altus Public Library.
Return completed application with a cover letter of application and professional references listed to: ATTN: Executive Director, Southern Prairie Library System, 421 N. Hudson, Altus, OK 73521.
|Applications will be accepted until April 19th.
March 17, 2021 is the day we can all be Irish and enjoy many festivities. Immigrants from Ireland brought us this day of celebration. Many places serve traditional Irish foods such as cornbeef and cabbage. The most common symbol for this day is the 3 leaf shamrock. Why only 3 leaves let’s find out!!
Did you Know? If your household income was less than $72,000 last year, you can file online for free thanks to the IRS VITA/TCE program.
The Oklahoma Department of Libraries offers access to state and federal tax forms and free e-file service for both state and federal filings.
Due to the pandemic, your family may also qualify for the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) for the first time.
Do you know what Dr. Seuss’s real name is? It is Theodor Seuss Geisel. Here’s a link to a museum honoring Dr. Seuss in his hometown of Springfield, Massachutes. His birthday is a nationwide event to encourage reading. Let’s travel to Suessville for fun games, shows and many more activities seussville.com
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Why was February chosen to celebrate Black History? Follow the link to find out how it was chosen https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/black-history-month/how-february-was-designated-black-history-month/2301310/
Let’s see if the famous Punxsutawney Phil will predict six more weeks of winter on February 2. Do you know how this tradition started? https://www.groundhog.org/legend-and-lore
The Altus Public Library will be closed on February 15, 2021 in observance of President’s Day.
Valentine’s craft will be available the week of February 8-13.