Haunt the Library with spooktacular event

Pumpkins-469641 200Celebrate Halloween with your friends at the Moore Public Library and our annual "Haunt the Library" event. The fun runs from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at the library.

Guests will be able to take part in an insect petting zoo hosted by Insect Adventure, a photo booth, Halloween-themed games and crafts, $1 snow cones from Kona Ice and more.

All ages are invited to attend and are encouraged to come in their Halloween costumes. Registration is not required in advance.

The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Moore Public Library.

Estate planning series gives ideas for the future

AdultLecturePlanning for your family's future brings a high level of importance, and the Moore Public Library is looking at the topic with its series on Estate Planning, beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26 and continuing for four weeks through Wednesday, Nov. 16.

Carolie Rozell, attorney at law for the Fulkerson Law Office, will lead the series, which will focus on various aspects of estate planning. Among subjects are probate, wills, trusts, durable and health care power of attorney and advanced directives.

The series is for ages 18 and up, and registration will be required separately for each week's session.

Combine spooky and STEAM in vinyl craft event

STEAMPowerLogoGet into the "spirit" of this spooky holiday season with the Moore Public Library and a Halloween craft event that actually features a pair of programs, one for adults 18 and up and the other for teens in grades six through 12.

The adult program will be at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, while the teen event is at 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, each taking place in Room A.

Participants will utilize the library's vinyl cutter, one of the STEAM Power Maker Kits the library uses for programs promoting science, technology, engineering, the arts and mathematics. For the holiday, it will be a chance to create spooky additions to a cup, glass or mug using the cutter.

Space is limited, so registration is required in advance to attend either of the programs.

Families invited for Fall Break fun

Xbox byStockSnapSchool's going to be out, and it's a great time to visit the Moore Public Library and its Family Fall Break Game Afternoon, at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21.

The event includes a variety of games, from board games to video games, life-sized games and more. It's a come-and-go event and there will be something for all ages.

Registration is not required in advance.

Weekly Tai Chi class series continues with extended Beginner's session

Tai ChiStarting in October, the Moore Public Library's weekly Beginner's Tai Chi classes will begin a half-hour earlier to offer extended 1-hour sessions. The class will begin at 9 a.m. on Saturdays starting Oct. 8, while an Intermediate Tai Chi class follows immediately after at 10 a.m. Classes are hosted in Room B. 

Classes are scheduled each Saturday morning the library is open through the end of 2016 and are led by certified instructor Chock Petchprom. The goal for the classes is to improve balance and coordination, reduce stress and anxiety, promote joint health and help participants develop and improve muscle strength.

Either teens or adults may participate. Registration is not required.

The classes are made possible through the Health Literacy Grant by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma Literacy Resource Office and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.