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It's time for Tadpole Tuesdays

Woman and children laughingDo you have a little "tadpole" between the ages of 2-5? Do they enjoy crafts, stories and giggles? Then 10:30 a.m. on  Tadpole Tuesdays, in April and at the Noble Library, is the place you want to be!

We've got weekly programs geared for these active book lovers and their caregivers, with a variety of learning activities.

The upcoming schedule includes:

April 7 – Preschool Storytime, with themed stories and activities promoting early literacy
April 14 – Make and Take, with age-appropriate craft projects to make and take home
April 21 – Success by 6 Storytime, featuring Christy Emig, with stories, songs and fingerplays
April 28 – Magic of Music, using songs and music to help with early literacy in a fun environment

Registration is not required to attend any of the programs.

Blast off with “Girls Rock-It”

model rocketThe Noble Public Library is expanding its popular rocket launching program for the girls night out program, “Girls Rock-It,” at 6 p.m. Friday, April 10.

Participants will make their own miniature rocket and then go outside to launch it with the group. Supplies will be provided but are limited in amount, so registration is required.

Girls of all ages are invited to attend, but girls ages 11 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

For more information about building your own rocket, try reading some of the rocket themed materials available at the library.

Talk about 'The Invention of Wings'

book jacket for The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk KiddThe Noble Public Library’s Cover 2 Cover book discussion group gets back together at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 9 to discuss The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd.

Traces more than three decades in the lives of a wealthy Charleston debutante who longs to break free from the strictures of her household and pursue a meaningful life; and the urban slave, Handful, who is placed in her charge as a child before finding courage and a sense of self.

The discussion group is for ages 18 and up and meets on the second Thursday of the month. Potluck refreshments are available following each discussion.

Take an 'egg-cellent' adventure with our friends from the OKC Zoo

Eggs 123 book jacket coverThe Oklahoma City Zoo makes a visit to the Noble Public Library for the program “Egg-cellent Babies,” at 3 p.m. Monday, April 6.

During the program, experts will show off a variety of animal eggs, and children can compare the different colors, shapes and sizes of eggs and discover why they are a safe place for a baby animal to grow.

All ages are invited, although the zoo generally gears the program to children around kindergarten or first-grade age. Registration is not required in advance.

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

Join our new Family Yoga Night

book jacket for Yoga for ChildrenThe Noble Public Library invites families to an evening to learn about the benefits of yoga at its weekly Family Yoga Nights, taking place at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays throughout April and May.

Instructor Shannon Scott will guide participants of all ages in the basics of yoga during the one-hour events. Registration is not required, but each participant and/or their parent/guardian will need to sign a waiver to attend classes.