February is the month of love, so spend time with your friends and family at the library. Participate in one of our family oriented computer workshops with a relative or play Minecraft with friends after school.

Signup for these free programs will open in January 2016

Need a reminder to sign up? email mary@elrenolibrary.org.

Snail Mail Computer Workshop

View & Download the Snail Mail Flyer (PDF)

View & Download the Snail Mail Flyer (PDF)

Saturday, February 6th at 10 am to 11:30 am
Learn how to customize letters and envelopes. Leave with your custom printed letter and envelope.

This free program is for teens and adults. Sign up is required by phone or online,

Sign up for the Snail Mail Workshop

Minecraft Time!

View & Download the MineCraft Flyer (PDF)

View & Download the MineCraft Flyer (PDF)

Friday, February 12th from 3 pm to 4 pm
All Game Modes! Pizza provided!

Teens Only
Free – but sign up required by phone or online:

Sign up For Minecraft

Family Remnants Computer Workshop

View & Download the Family Remnants Flyer (PDF)

View & Download the Family Remnants Flyer (PDF)

Saturday, February 20th at 10 am to 11:30 am

You’ll Learn:

  • How to search for unclaimed property online
  • The basics of ancestry.com
  • How to use the library’s El Reno/Canadian County focused archives room

You will leave with printouts of your first searches and a packet for the Edna May Armold Archives Room.

Adults & Teens
Free – but sign up required by phone or online:

Sign up for Family Remnants

In the meantime, explore the Overdrive Teen collection for eBooks, eAudiobooks, and movies!

eBooks and more for teens through OK virtual Library

Teens and Adults – Participate between January 1st through April 1st

One entry per level reached.

How to Participate

  1. Create a Duolingo.com account.
  2. Download the app or work on the website
  3. Select a Spanish course if English is your first language. Select an English course if Spanish (or another language) is your first language.
  4. Add the library as a friend by searching with the following email address: mary@elrenolibrary.org
  5. Register with us to receive prizes.
  6. Start learning!

Don’t have a smartphone, tablet, or computer? Stop by the library anytime during operating hours for a no-wait 15 minute session on our green tablets. If you have questions, call 262-2409.

Prize Drawing Based On Experience Points Earned

  • 150 XP—Necklaces, Burger Day t-shirts
  • 450 XP—$5 Family Video gift card, Men’s haircut+ER apparel, Holding gel+ER apparel
  • 900 XP—OU automotive decal, Candy dish basket, water glass basket
  • 1200 XP—Meal at Tacos Jalisco, Classy staycation basket
  • 1500 XP—Lamp set, Business cards, Wrench set
  • 1800 XP—$20 gift card to Montana Mike’s, Serapio’s, or Fashion Nails
  • 2500 XP—One month Anytime Fitness gym membership+t-shirt, $25 VISA gift card, Portrait and studio session at Haynes
  • Most XP points—$50 in Swadley’s gift cards

Prizes donated by the following El Reno businesses:

  • Tacos Jalisco
  • El Reno Main Street
  • MidFirst Bank
  • NAPA Autoparts & Bill’s Tractor Supply
  • Century Printing & Mailing
  • Garcia Video
  • Swaim’s Barber Shop
  • Zcals
  • Haynes Photo Supply & Studio
  • Ruke’s
  • Discount Pharmacy
  • S&S Downtown Bargains
  • JKM Jewelry & Gifts
  • Salon Escott (Trace & Tracy)
  • Beau Brummel Barber Shop (Jack)
  • Swadley’s Bar-B-Q
  • Rent-A-Center
  • Advance America
  • Anytime Fitness
  • Don Serapio’s Mexican Restaurant
  • Stay Glassy
  • Smoke Shop
  • Family Video
  • Montana Mike’s Steakhouse
  • Fashion Nails