Teamwork, collaboration show how "Science Unites!"

SRP BannerThe Tecumseh Public Library welcomes Science Museum Oklahoma for the program “Science Unites!” at 2 p.m. Thursday, June 8, at the library.

This program is specifically geared to children ages 11 and under. Participants will use the wonder of collaboration and teamwork through experiments and action in an effort to bring science alive.

Staff from Science Museum Oklahoma’s outreach wing travel outside the museum to provide programming in places like schools and libraries throughout the year. Each year’s library activities tie into both the theme for the annual Summer Reading Program as well as favorite books that relate to the program topic.

Find out more about the organization's activities in hometown libraries this summer here.

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., the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Oklahoma Arts Council, Oklahoma College Savings Plan, Pioneer Library System, Pioneer Library System Foundation, SONIC, the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and The Oklahoman Newspapers in Education.

Craft a recipe/picture holder in workshop

FrameExplore creativity with the Tecumseh Public Library and its Recipe/Picture Holders craft, at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 8, at the library.

Participants will learn to make a rustic picture holder or recipe holder using a scrap of wood and burlap.

This program is for ages 18 and up.

All supplies are provided by the library, but registration in advance is required to attend.

Teens are building their own movie in summer workshop

Geoffrey SmithTeens are taking a crash course in putting together their own movie with the program "Teen Movie Making 101," hosted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 7, at the Tecumseh Public Library. The free workshop is part of the library’s Teen Summer Reading Program.

The workshop will be led by Geoffrey Smith, a professional in the Oklahoma television and film industry. Smith is an Artist-in-Residence for the Oklahoma Arts Council and has taught video production in many venues throughout the state for years, including an annual video production camp at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art.

Read more about the program and Mr. Smith here.

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., the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Oklahoma Arts Council, Oklahoma College Savings Plan, Pioneer Library System, Pioneer Library System Foundation, SONIC, the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and The Oklahoman Newspapers in Education.

Hear a Better World through the music of Boulevard Brass

Boulevard BrassA musical summer journey awaits families as they visit the Tecumseh Public Library for “A Better World with Boulevard Brass,” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 6.

Boulevard Brass, a Norman-based brass quintet, will perform a selection of songs that will take participants on a musical journey through time. Attendees will get a taste of contrasting musical styles from around the world and also learn a little about each of the instruments utilized by the quintet.

Read more about Boulevard Brass here.

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., the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Oklahoma Arts Council, Oklahoma College Savings Plan, Pioneer Library System, Pioneer Library System Foundation, SONIC, the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and The Oklahoman Newspapers in Education.