Get Rocking on the Ukulele in library event

UkesEver played a ukulele? Know what a ukulele is? Want to learn?

The Purcell Public Library is giving an introduction to the instrument at its program “Get Rocking on the Ukulele,” at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 2, at the library.

Instructor and “uke” enthusiast Chris Davidson will share his expertise about the instrument, giving advice on choosing an instrument and then the methods for playing it.

Teens or adults may participate, and registration is required in advance because space is limited.

Summer Reading going on the road to mulitple communities

SRP logoThe Purcell Public Library takes its Summer Reading Program show on the road during June for programming in multiple local communities.

Summer Reading activities are scheduled in Byars, Wayne and Wanette with the following schedule:

Byars Mondays at noon, with events taking place at Byars Baptist Church, 14341 Waterloo St.

Wayne Wednesdays at 10 a.m., with events taking place in the Wayne High School Library, 212 S. Seifreid St.

Wanette Mondays at 10 a.m., with activities at the Wanette School Library, 505 Martin Ave.

Activities are geared to children up to age 11, and no advance registration is required to participate.

Kick off Summer Reading Program with a big day at the library

SRP logoSummer is almost here, and that means the annual Summer Reading Program bringing a jolt of activity to the community through the activities at the Purcell Public Library.

This year’s theme, “Libraries Rock!” is giving a chance to explore literal rocks with the Museum of Osteology or PLS Maker Mobile staff to “rocking” with music and art programs led by a variety of local performers.

The library kicks off this year’s Summer Reading Program at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, May 31, at the library.

It will be a day filled with activities get children and their caregivers ready for a summer of activity at the library. It’s also a great chance to get enrolled for SRP, get a free book, and learn a little more about the library.

Sponsors for this year’s Summer Reading Program are the Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation, Friends of the Library groups, Hitachi Computer Products of America Inc., Institute of Museum and Library Services, Oklahoma College Savings Plan, the Pioneer Library System, Pioneer Library System Foundation, Sonic – America’s Drive-In, Corp., the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and the Oklahoman Newspapers in Education.