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Village Library Cleans Up With Soapmaking Class

It is thought that the concept of washing the body with soap may date back to prehistoric times.  Of course, the soap then would have been essentially animal fat mixed with ashes, a concoction only a modern caveman would consider using today.

Make plans to attend “Soapmaking with Kelly Thompson” at the Village Library, 10307 N. Pennsylvania, on Monday, August 18, 2008, from 5:00 to 6:00pm to learn the craft of making soap at home. 

“Kelly Thompson is a great guide through the slippery ins and outs of soap making,” said Village librarian Julianna Link.  “She’ll take session attendees through the process and show everyone many different kinds of soaps they can make for gifts or for their own personal use.”

            “Soapmaking with Kelly Thompson” is for adults and is free of charge.  Call The Village Library at 755-0710 for more information.

The Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County includes 12 libraries and five extension libraries.  Libraries include Belle Isle, Capitol Hill, Ralph Ellison, Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library and Southern Oaks in Oklahoma City, as well as Bethany, Choctaw, Del City, Edmond, Midwest City, Village and Warr Acres.  Extensions are located in the communities of Harrah, Jones, Luther and Nicoma Park and include Wright Library in Oklahoma City.  You can also reach us at www.metrolibrary.org.