Sound off with the Noiseguy

Sound wavesIt’s a day of wacky and out-of-this-world sounds, as Charlie “the Noiseguy” Williams visits the Noble Public Library for a Summer Learning Program presentation at 10 a.m. Monday, July 15.

Williams is a vocal sound impressionist, comedian, illustrator and author who has been part of past summer activities in the Pioneer Library System and comes all the way from Washington state for this year’s tour of the system.

He will share his many sound effects, lead educational and interactive activities with the audience and more.

The program is geared to children age 11 and under.

Sponsors for this year’s Summer Learning Program are the Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation, Friends of the Library groups, Hitachi Computer Products of America (Inc.), Institute of Museums and Library Services, Oklahoma College Savings Plan, Pioneer Library System, Pioneer Library System Foundation, Sonic, Oklahoma Department of Libraries and the Oklahoman Newspapers in Education.

Blast into summer with Mad Science

SpaceThe Noble Public Library is blasting into the home stretch in its Summer Learning Program with a high-energy presentation of “Mad Science” in a program taking place at 10 a.m. Monday, July 8.

The experts from Mad Science of Central Oklahoma will present a hands-on, interactive program geared to children ages 4 to 12. It will focus on the exploration of space vacuums, principles of flight and astronaut training.

Mad Science has visited the library in multiple past years to provide educational-based activities based on different aspects of science.

Registration in advance for the program is not required.

The theme for this year’s Summer Learning Program in PLS libraries is “A Universe of Stories,” with programs taking on space themes, science and technology focuses and more.

Sponsors for this year’s Summer Learning Program are the Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation, Friends of the Library groups, Hitachi Computer Products of America (Inc.), Institute of Museums and Library Services, Oklahoma College Savings Plan, Pioneer Library System, Pioneer Library System Foundation, Sonic, Oklahoma Department of Libraries and the Oklahoman Newspapers in Education.

“Beauty and the Beast” taking over the library

PrincessCelebrate a classic children’s tale with the Noble Public Library as it transforms for a “Beauty and the Beast Bash,” at 10 a.m. Monday, July 1, in the Coman Culbert Community Room of the library.

The day will feature games, snacks, crafts and a movie, all related to the classic tale. Attendees are most welcome to wear costumes if they choose but don’t have to do so.

All ages are welcome to attend the event, which is part of the library’s annual Summer Learning Program.

No advance registration is required.

Tuesdays are a great time for preschoolers at the library

Learn and grow as the Noble Public Library welcomes preschoolers and their families to be part of its weekly Preschool and Toddler Story Time series, scheduled at 10:30 a.m. on the first three weeks of December.

Activities will take place in the Ina Byerly Activity Room of the library and will include the following:

Dec. 4Viva GLARt! Grow a Learner Through Art, a bilingual early literacy activity combining art and play;

Dec. 11Touch, Learn and Create – a chance for kids to use their hands to make crafts;

Dec. 18Story Time, with stories, crafts, songs and more;

Registration is not required in advance for any of the activities.

11th annual Holiday Gala a time to celebrate

Celebrate the holidays with the Noble Public Library as it hosts an annual community favorite, the 11th Annual Holiday Gala, from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6.

The event will begin outside to the south of the library with the lighting ceremony for the Community Christmas Tree, followed by Santa’s arrival.

Then activities will move inside the library and include musical performances and craft projects for all ages, including cookie decorating, as well as photos with Santa.

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