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Camille Harp to give acoustic performance

acoustic guitarNorman Public Library West will host local musician Camille Harp for a special acoustic music night at the library, starting at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, April 25. The performance takes place in the Michelangelo’s Café area. 

Harp’s music career began at an early age, joining family on stage at red dirt Oklahoma rodeos at just 4 years old. She was learning guitar at 13 and composing her first original songs by 15. Now she brings a style that crosses borders from folk to rock to country-based pop, and has made many appearances for audiences across the area.

All ages are invited, and registration is not required in advance.

Take a musical break with piano performances

Yamaha baby grand piano

“I’m an interpreter of stories. When I perform it’s like sitting down at my piano and telling fairy stories.” – Nat King Cole

Norman Public Library West invites music lovers of all ages for a pair of opportunities to relax with a good book and some piano music.

The library hosts a concert from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 14, featuring students from the University of Oklahoma music program. Then a second lunchtime session is planned from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, April 22. Guests can bring their own lunch or pick up something from Michelangelo’s Café inside the library.

The library has use of a Yamaha baby grand piano thanks to a member of the community, and it will be used periodically for events like these.

Teens invited to participate in “Muslim Voices” series

Sponsors of Muslim VoicesTeens, aged 13+ , are invited to participate in a special book discussion series offered at Norman Public Library West. This program series will be facilitated by PLS Teen Coordinator Leanne and retired Oklahoma Baptist University English professor William HagenThe teen series begins March 9 and runs through April 20.

Registration is required in advance of programs and may be completed at the library, by calling 701-2644 or through the links provided below. Participants will receive a copy of the book being discussed, to keep. Titles for the teen books are available at Norman West. The hope is that participants will be able to take part in the entire series.

Each part of the program series is taking place at 6:30 p.m. at Norman Public Library West, on the following dates and with the following titles:

Persepolis book jacket coverMarch 9: Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi
Description:  The great-granddaughter of Iran's last emperor and the daughter of ardent Marxists describes growing up in Tehran in a country plagued by political upheaval and vast contraditions between public and private life.



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