Listen and read in regular monthly offerings

KidsCome inside from the cold into Norman Public Library West, as it presents activities for young readers on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout December.

Story Time is a weekly favorite on Tuesday mornings for preschool-age children and their caregivers. There will be Story Times offered at 10 a.m. each Tuesday of the month, on Dec. 5, Dec. 12, Dec. 19 and Dec. 26.

Young readers get a chance to practice their reading with a therapy dog in the library’s Sit! Stay! Read!  Event, which comes to the library on each Thursday evening from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Registration is not required for any of these programs.


Make it a week of afternoon holiday craft activities

Holiday cardSpend the week before Christmas with Norman Public Library West and several daily activities to expand creativity.

Events are set for 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 18, through Thursday, Dec. 21, and themes include:

Dec. 18DIY Crafts: For ages 8 and up, participants will decorate a stocking they can then hang by the fireplace;

Dec. 19Snowman Art: Ages 4 and up can use their own imagination to make snowmen in all shapes and sizes;

Dec. 20DIY Snow Globes: Ages 8 and up will use materials provided by the library to make their own unique snow globe; 

Dec. 21Holiday Crafts with Popsicle Sticks: For either children or teens, it’s a chance to turn popsicle sticks into tree ornaments, wall art and more.

Registration is required separately for each of the programs.