Zumba class series continues on Thursdays

Musical notesThe Moore Public Library is presenting weekly Zumba classes at 6 p.m. on Thursdays, beginning Aug. 3 and continuing each Thursday in the month.

The workouts feature high-energy Latin and International music that combine dance and exercise movements.

Teens ages 12 and up or adults may participate, although a signed waiver is required before each class. Anyone under age 18 must have parent or guardian consent by signing the waiver.

The classes are made possible through the Health Literacy Grant by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma Literacy Resource Office and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Experience an introduction to Tai Chi

Tai ChiLearn the art of Tai Chi with the Moore Public Library in two sessions of its weekly classes – a Beginner’s Tai Chi class at 9 a.m. on Saturdays, and an Intermediate Tai Chi class that follows immediately after at 10 a.m.

Classes are for age 18 and up. Registration is required in advance, as is a signed waiver.

The sessions are led by certified instructor Chock Petchprom. The goal for the classes is to improve balance and coordination, reduce stress and anxiety, promote joint health and help participants develop and improve muscle strength.

The program series is made possible through the Health Literacy Grant by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma Literacy Resource Office and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Beginner’s Yoga classes set on Mondays

YogaThe Moore Public Library presents a series of Beginner’s Yoga Classes to the community, with classes scheduled at 6 p.m. on Mondays during August beginning Aug. 7.

The classes are taught by a certified YMCA instructor who will be leading the group in learning various yoga poses. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel for comfort, although there will be a limited number of mats provided.

The classes are for age 12 and up or adults and are made possible through the Health Literacy Grant by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma Literacy Resource Office and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

A signed waiver is required before each class. Anyone under age 18 must have parent or guardian consent by signing the waiver.

Bring your children to the library for activities and more

Kids writeIn addition to its collection of thousands of books, DVDs and resources, the Moore Public Library brings a variety of activities for children and families during September.

Activities scheduled during the month will include:

Family Play Time/la hora de jugar en familia11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 2

Golden Grahams and Grandparents Story Time10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5

Lapsit Story Time10 and 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays

Barks, Books & Buddies - 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 5 and 19

Pre-K Play - 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14

Music Together - 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 16

Talk Like a Pirate Story Time 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19

Sensory Story Time - 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20