New & Popular

 

 

Afterschool fun and learning

The Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library is giving children a creative outlet to look at science and nature at its After School Kids (ASK) programs for children in pre-K through third grade.

At the Thursday, April 2 at 4:30 p.m. event, kids will take part in fun science experiments to explore how and why things work.

Gardening will be the focus of the Thursday, April 16 at 4:30 pm. event, with easy ideas for children to learn about planting and caring for a garden.

Registration is required in advance for each child taking part.

Show some Steampunk style at jewelry workshop

book jacket for Steampunk Jewelry by Spurgeon Vaughn RatcliffeThe Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library is giving teens a chance to show their creativity through a workshop in Steampunk Jewelry, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 31.

Teens in grades 6 - 12 will learn about Steampunk fashion and then create a unique piece of jewelry to take home. All supplies will be provided by the library, but space is limted so registration is required.

After making some steampunk jewelry, be sure to checkout some of the steampunk titles available at the library.

Easter celebration

bunny in grassThe Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library commemorates the upcoming Easter holiday with its Happy Easter Program, at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 26.

The afternoon features themed stories, crafts, activities and treats. Space is limited, so registration required for each child attending. Parents do not need to register.

If you are unable to attend the program, checkout some of the Easter themed books availble at the library.

Kidtech Technology Club looks at Minecraft

book jacket for Minecraft Tips The Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library is taking tweens to the future and beyond with its Kidtech: After School Technology Club.

The group is for ages 8 to 12 and hosts its next meetings at 5 p.m. Friday, March 13 and March 27 in the Computer Training Center of the library. Space is limited so registration is required to attend.

Read more: Kidtech Technology Club looks at Minecraft

We're growing learners with art

The Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library seeks to “Grow a Learner with Art,” through an upcoming three-program series for young children and their caregivers.

The series debuts at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 12, with a focus on painting. Future editions are 6 p.m. Thursday, April 9, on scribbling, and 6 p.m. Thursday, April 23, with play dough. The programs are for children up to age 5, and registration is required in advance for each child participant.

Sessions will feature a story time and active art-play that focus on early literacy skills with the added use of art activities.

Minecraft Club members are digging the library

book jacket for Minecraft Combat HandbookThe popular online video game Minecraft is coming to the Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library as part of the library’s Minecraft Club.

Children ages 8 to 12 are invited for the club’s April meetings, at 5 and 6 p.m. on Mondays, April 6 and 20, in the Computer Training Center of the library. The library will also host a Minecraft Club for Homeschoolers, with the next sessions at 2 p.m. on Thursdays, March 26, April 9 and April 23. View all of the Minecraft Club meetings on the March calendar.

Space is limited so registration is required to attend each of the club meetings.

Read more: Minecraft Club members are digging the library