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Honor military heroes at story time

Can your child just not get enough of our superhero theme this summer? Well, we have plenty to offer them! The Tecumseh Public Library honors some of America’s finest with its Super Heroes of the Military Story Time, at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 9.

It’s a special afternoon with stories centered on America’s military heroes. All ages of children are welcome to attend, and registration is not required in advance to attend. We would love for you all to come hang out with us!

Screen printing is super at the library

Do you want to stand out from the crowd with a cool, unique look? Local teens can add a personal touch to their wardrobes while learning a new lifelong skill with an afternoon of Super ‘T’ Screen Printing workshop, coming to the Tecumseh Public Library at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7. Registration is required and can be done using the online form.

Instructor Curtis Jones brings a wealth of experience in screen printing and teaching about it. He has been a faculty member in the University of Oklahoma School of Art and Art History for 10 years. Prior to that he taught at the San Francisco Art Institute, Richmond Art Center and California College of Arts and Crafts, where he earlier received his master’s degree.

In the workshop, participants will learn from the ground up about the process. That begins with some introduction to screen printing in general and a basic look at how to use the equipment, before the creative process of working on designs begins.

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Learn about superfoods and cooking ideas

book jacket for Superfoods for Helathy Children by Lucy BurneyThe Tecumseh Public Library is coming to the rescue with...SUPERFOODS! Adults and teens are invited to learn about foods that can benefit your health and take part in a cooking demonstration at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 6.

“Superfoods is not a made-up term, but superfoods are foods that can give you the maximum nutrition for the calories,” said Matthew Joplin, one of the co-founders of Food for Thought. “You’re talking about things like parsley, oregano, many herbs, many kinds of fruit, like blackberries or blueberries.

The Food for Thought Learning Institute will demonstrate easy recipes that use ingredients already in your house, are cost effective, and can reduce your risk of diseases or improve your mood.

The program is limited to the first 40 participants, so register in advance to save your spot.

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OKC Zoo shows off “Zooper-Heroes”

woman holding large egg with childMake some new, exotic buddies at the library this summer!

The Tecumseh Public Library welcomes the Oklahoma City Zoo for the event “Zooper-Heroes,” at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 2.

We will explore animals with super powers like strength, vision, and speed that have inspired your favorite superheroes.  Stories, role playing, and interactive demonstrations will let you expereince these super-powered animals. 

All ages are welcome to attend, but space is limited, so arrive early.

The event is made possible thanks to a grant from the Oklahoma City Zoological Trust.

Paint a heroic work in teen craft event

Ready to get busy with some arts and crafts? Want to create a piece honoring your favorite superhero? You're definitely in luck!

“Paint Your Hero” at the Tecumseh Public Library will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30 for teens.

Participants will recreate their favorite superhero logo in a painting on canvas they then can take home as a decoration or gift. We cannot wait to see the art that you will create at this fun event!

All supplies are provided by the library, but are limited in number, so register today to reserve a spot.