Improve mind and body with free Tai Chi series

Tai ChiThe Noble Public Library presents the upcoming free workout series “Tai Chi for Better Balance.” The six-week, 12-part series, begins at 4 p.m. Tuesday, May 23, and runs on Tuesdays and Thursdays at that time through Thursday, June 29.

Ages 18 and up are invited to participate, and they will learn from a certified instructor about basic Tai Chi movements as a way to reduce a risk of falling while increasing balance and flexibility.

Registration is required in advance to attend classes.

Tuesday means learning for preschoolers in weekly series

BlocksThe Noble Public Library invites families with preschool children to the library every day, but particularly to visit on Tuesday mornings for its “Tadpole Tuesdays” program series.

Starting at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays the library is open, events are tailored to ages 2 to 5 and include different themes focusing on early literacy skills each week.

Programs during June include:

June 6 – Preschool Story Time

June 13 – Make and Take

June 20 – Learning by Leaps

June 27 – Magic of Music

Registration is not required in advance to attend.

Science Museum events to provide a challenge for teens

SRP logoScience Museum Oklahoma brings its combination of education and entertainment to teen audiences at the Noble Public Library for multiple programs as part of this year’s Summer Reading Program.

Events are for ages 12 to 17 and take a look at science while also incorporating literature and a theme that seeks to appeal to teens. This summer’s programs and dates for teen events are:

Escaping the Wormhole, 2 p.m. Thursday, June 15 – Participants will use teamwork and their wits to try find their way out of an “alternate dimension” in an escape challenge.

Rube Goldberg Challenge2 p.m. Thursday, June 22 – Rube Goldberg was famous for developing overly complicated machines to accomplish simple tasks, and participants will do the same by combining their engineering and logic skills in a collaborative activity.

Read more about the Museum and its programs this summer here.

 

Find extra flexibility in free Pilates series

PilatesThe Noble Public Library will present a five-week, 10-session free Pilates class series, beginning at 5 p.m. Monday, June 19, and running on Mondays and Wednesdays through Wednesday, July 19. Classes will take place in the Coman Culbert Community Room of the library.

The exercise sessions focus on flexibility, strength and endurance for any level of fitness through a low-impact workout.

The classes are presented thanks to funding from the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma Literacy Resource Office and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Ages 18 and up may participate. Registration is not required in advance.

Builder Camp set for children

Construction hatIt’s a chance to build and create with the Noble Public Library and its three-day Children’s Builder Camp, at 10 a.m. on Tuesday through Thursday, June 20-22, in the Coman Culbert Community Room.

Participants will spend each day of the camp on a different building project. Ages 11 and under are invited to participate.

The event is part of the library’s Summer Reading Program, adding to the theme “Build a Better World.” Space is limited so registration is required in advance to attend.