Tuesday mornings bring stories and more for preschoolers

Kid playsThe Purcell Public Library is offering families with young children a chance to enjoy the variety of programs and story times offered by the library during March.

Programs begin at 10:30 a.m. and the schedule for the month features:

March 6 and March 20Preschool and Toddler Story Time, featuring stories, songs and more activities for preschool-age children;

March 13Story Time Play Date: Grow, with themed activities this month that are all about things that grow;

March 27Family Play Time/la hora de jugar, a bilingual event with learning through art and play;

Registration is requested in advance for each of the programs.

Join the library for afterschool activities on Tuesdays

HandsThe Purcell Public Library invites local elementary school-aged children for Afterschool STEAM activities at 3:15 on most Tuesday afternoons, unless otherwise indicated.

In March, the schedule includes the following events:

March 6Get Your Game On, with video games, board games, card games and more;

March 13We Do Legos, with Lego project kits and laptops;

March 20Spring Break Come and Go Crafts, (running from 2 to 4 p.m.) using a variety of materials and media in a special Spring Break week presentation;

March 27STEAM kits, exploring science and technology in a new way.

Registration is not required to attend any of the programs.

Check out our Daddy/Daughter Dance photos!

The Purcell Public Library, along with multiple community partners, presented the city’s annual Daddy Daughter Dance Feb. 24, with many local dads and daughters getting a chance to dance the night away.

Sponsors for this year’s event were:

Advance America; CARE Community Coalition; Coldwell Banker Heart of Oklahoma Real Estate; Edward Jones – Jesse Bain; Family Video; Horizontal Well Drillers; Lexington Mobile Homes; Lexington Nursing Home; McClain Bank; Mid State Housing; Patriot Ford; Purcell Friends of the Library; Purcell Kiwanis Club; Purcell Municipal Hospital; Purcell Register; Purcell Rotary Club; Dr. Rick Schmidt; Sonny’s Café; Sunset Estates.

Check out our photo gallery!

Purcell Public Library 2018 Daddy Daughter Dance

Get fit with upcoming Resistance Band series

OHAI logoThe Purcell Public Library will present a six-week series of Resistance Band exercise classes at 1 p.m. Monday, March 26, and running on each Monday through April 30.

The classes will use the resistance bands to help participants increase their flexibility and endurance. Class leaders have been trained by staff from the Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative.

Ages 18 and up may attend, and registration is not required in advance.