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Feb. 27 10pm
- Blanchard, McLoud,Newcastle, Purcell, Shawnee and Tecumseh Libraries are closed Saturday, February 28.
- Moore, Noble, Norman Central, Norman West and SOKC Libraries will open from 12pm - 5pm.


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.


March into the month with six story times

Mother with childNorman Public Library West welcomes families of young children to the library for its weekly morning Story Times, hosted at 10 a.m. most Tuesdays at the library.

In March, Story Time dates are March 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31, as well as a special Saturday, March 28, event.

Stories are geared to children from birth to pre-kindergarten age. Registration is not required in advance to attend any of the events.


We're bringing the zoo to you with "Trees of Winter" event


Norman Public Library West welcomes representatives from the exotic Oklahoma City Zoo for the program “Trees of Winter,” at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27. Registration is not required to attend. Everyone is welcome, so make sure you bring your friends with you! You might learn something fascinating.

It will be a trip through the world of winter trees, from Christmas trees to holly leaves, and a look at some of the animals that call these trees their winter homes.

The program is for all ages and is made possible at the library thanks to a grant from the Oklahoma City Zoological Trust.