Students, 4th grade through 12th

Students, 4th grade through 12th , write a letter to an author (living or dead), explaining how the author’s work impacted the student’s life.  LAL awards prizes on both the nation and state levels.  State winners will receive cash prizes from the Oklahoma Center for the Book.  In addition, libraries of first place state winners will receive a $1000 grant from the Oklahoma center for the Book.  State first place winners also will advance to the nation competition.  For more information regarding the Letters About Literature competition, please log on to

Book Signing Success!!

Book Signing Success

Michael Bowen and his family at the signing of his first published book.  Thank you to everyone that came to support him.  We enjoyed him and his family.  The Apache Public Library wishes him the best of luck on his future, in writing.

Book Signing By Michael Bowen

Michael grew up in Apache since he was 5 and graduated from Apache in 2008. His families are the Roses and Rowans and his parents are Scott and Taci Rose.

3 am poetry and prose by Michael Bowen

Purchase Michael’s Book Online

Michael worked in Apache for several years after high school, and then moved to Lawton to work and attend Cameron University. His writings deal with spiritual matters and learning to know and accept oneself, in both the good and the bad qualities.

Connect with Michael on his Facebook Page >

Book Signing: When & Where

  • Saturday – September 10th
  • 10 am to Noon at The Apache Public Library

$1.00 per book sold online or in person will be donated to Lawton/Ft. Sill veteran’s center.

Community Partners

The Comanche Community Center offers programs and activities for Comanche youth, adults and seniors throughout the year.  You can find out more info by calling the center at 580-588 9400.

Healthy Bites

Just like everyone, we’re interested in eating well these days.

Top Favorite Healthy Cooking and Eating Websites

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