Thursday mornings deliver Story Time

MotherAndBaby byphanlop88The Tecumseh Public Library welcomes families with young children for its Thursday morning story time events, at 11 a.m. on Thursdays during March.

On March 2, the library presents its Family Play Time/La hora de jugar en familia for ages 5 and under and their caregivers. The activity includes family play time in a bilingual setting as a way for youngsters to develop brains through simple play.

The March 16 Toddler Story Time will be a visit from the Oklahoma City Zoo for the presentation "Bear Wants More!" The program is based on Karma Wilson's award-winning book of the same name and will be presented by OKC Zoo staff.

Toddler Story Times on March 23 and 30 will feature an hour of stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts, with early literacy tips to help children in their pre-reading skills.

Registration is not required in advance to attend any of the programs.

Teens welcome for afterschool activities

MinecraftThe Tecumseh Public Library welcomes local teens on Wednesday afternoons at for weekly afterschool events beginning at 4 p.m.

This month's programs will be March 1, 8, 22 and 29 and are for ages 12 to 17 unless otherwise noted. The schedule features:

March 1 - Minecraft, an afternoon of challenges, books and a craft based on the popular game, for ages 10 and up;

March 8Washer Baseball Necklace/Keychain craft, where participants can make their own necklace or keychain with a baseball or softball theme;

March 22Wind Turbines, a chance to learn about turbines and how the type and size of blade effects how much energy is created;

March 29 – Gaming, an afternoon of board games and video game favorites, for ages 10 and up.

Beginning Clogging series set in January, February

PLSLogoThe Tecumseh Public Library starts the New Year with a unique way to get some exercise with its Beginning Clogging classes, presented in a six-week series at 6 p.m. on Mondays, from Jan. 23 through March 6. The group will not meet Feb. 13.

CCI instructor Deigh Taylor will lead the classes, which will be for beginners to clogging to learn some of the steps and techniques.

All ages are welcome to participate. Registration is required in advance of the series.