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Math lovers, come celebrate Pi Day at the library

pie with pi symbolMath lovers of all ages know the significance of March 14, or 3-14. It’s Pi Day, of course! The staff at Norman Public Library West is ready to commemorate the day with a variety of activities, starting at 3 p.m.

The library’s Pi Day Party will feature Pi foods, Pi-themed crafts and a Pi Contest, all in honor of the Greek letter that mathematically symbolizes the ratio of a circle’s circumference to its diameter.

All ages are invited to attend.

 

Get a good laugh at “Coffee and Comedy” series

Norman Public Library West transforms for its first evening of standup comedy as part of the new Coffee and Comedy series 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 13 in the Michelangelo’s Café.

The library will continue to host a variety of local standup comics in the Michelangelo’s Café April 10 and May 8.

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Monday Night Book Club goes "Under the Wide and Starry Sky"

book jacket for Under the Wide and Starry SkyNorman Public Library West’s Monday Night Book Club will meet next at 7 p.m. Monday, March 9.

Each month, the group will select a book that each person will read in advance of the meeting. This month’s novel will be Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan. Books are available at the library and can be checked out at the “Ask Here” desk at the front of the building.

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Concert brings “A Touch of Green”

pianoNorman Public Library West is adding “A Touch of Green” at an upcoming concert, at 2 p.m. Sunday, March 8.

The event is one of the first opportunities for use of the new Yamaha baby grand piano present in the library. In addition to piano, the afternoon also will feature vocal and flute performances, ensemble jazz tunes and a sing-along, in an Irish-themed event just in time for St. Patrick’s Day.

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It's an 'Egg-cellent' Saturday with the OKC Zoo

baby desert tortoise hatchingThe Oklahoma City Zoo makes a visit to Norman Public Library West for the program “Egg-cellent Babies,” at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 7.

During the program, experts will show off a variety of animal eggs, and children can compare the different colors, shapes and sizes of eggs and discover why they are a safe place for a baby animal to grow.

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Live Music Nights set March 6 and 7

Guitar close upThe next edition of Norman Public Library West’s Live Music Night features back-to-back days of concerts at the library.

First, the library welcomes the group Masura at 6:30 p.m. Friday, March 6. The group consists of Suzanna Masura, Devin Thompson, Aiden McCool and Shea Fredericks, performers with Norman Music Institute. They’ll play an hour set of songs.

Then Caleb J. Barrette takes over at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, March 7, sharing some of his favorites with the local audience.

Michelangelo’s Café will be open during each show for refreshments.

Registration is not required to attend, and all ages are invited.