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Get cooking at Tween Scene activity

cookThe Blanchard Public Library is bringing local tweens together for its Tween Scene group that meets after school this fall! The group’s next meeting is 4 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15.

Children in third through fifth grade are invited to the group, which will meet once a month for a variety of themed activities. The theme for October’s program is Cooking, with easy recipe ideas to help out in the kitchen!

All supplies for each month’s program are provided. Registration in advance is required so staff knows how many participants to prepare for. Don't miss out on cooking a recipe that'll be scrumptious! 


Take the next step in robotics with teen workshop

robotThe Blanchard Public Library takes robotics to another level with the upcoming event Robots: The Next StepTeens ages 12 to 17 are invited to participate in the program at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 10!

The program presenter is TechJOYnT, an Oklahoma City-based academy with the goal of presenting technology-based workshops for children of all ages.

In this event, participants will learn a technology program that produces the interactions of a humanoid robot that can dance, converse, play games, and more. Students will learn how to program the robot and teach it various moves so come out and join the fun!

Space is limited so registration is required in advance

Tweens are building and creating at the library

machineThe Blanchard Public Library is building teamwork, and some amazing machines, in its craft event K’Nex for Tweens, at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6!

The program is for ages 8 to 11, who will use their creativity and teamwork to build a variety of projects using materials received by the library through the Oklahoma Department of Libraries’ “The Kid IS The Rocket” grant. Participants will get to learn about and use simple machines, including levers, pulleys, wheel and axles, inclined planes and gears!

Similar programs using the new materials are scheduled on the first Tuesday of the month throughout the fall, with future meeting dates on Nov. 3 and Dec. 1.

The program sponsors are the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.