Commemorate "Day of the Dead" in teen event

Night byUnsplashWhile Halloween gets all the attention in America, our friends to the south in Mexico have a similar holiday they celebrate.

The Moore Public Library invites teens to learn about the Mexican culture and its Day of the Dead holiday in a program at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, in Room B.

Participants will make a craft related to the holiday and also learn more about the cultural traditions of the holiday from books and other materials in the library collection.

Teens in 6th through 12th grades are invited to participate. So there are enough supplies on hand, registration is required in advance to attend.

Learn how the new rules for overtime pay can affect you

Dollar byTBITBusiness owners have a new regulation coming into place later this year regarding overtime pay for employees.

And to make sure they have the facts on it, they're invited to come to the Moore Public Library for its upcoming workshop, "The New Overtime Rule," at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, in Rooms A and B.

Jessica Parker, Community Outreach and Resource Planning Specialist with the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division, will lead the discussion, going over specifics about the new regulations, which were part of a presidential memorandum issued in 2014 that will go into effect Dec. 1, 2016.

The program is a partnership with the library, the Moore Chamber of Commerce, the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division and REI Women's Business Center.

Ages 18 and up are invited to participate, and registration is required in advance.


Visait us for a busy schedule of November children's programming

BoyReading2The Moore Public Library welcomes area families to attend a variety of program options for all ages of children inside the library during November.

The schedule of events for children, by age, features:

Preschool Story Time, for ages 3 to 5 – 10 a.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29

Barks, Books and Buddies, for age 11 and under – 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Nov. 1 and 15

Lapsit Story Time, for ages 2 and under – 10 and 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays, Nov. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30

Music Together, for ages 3 to 8 – 11 a.m. Saturdays, Nov. 5 and 19

Voting Party, for all ages – 4 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8

Pre-K Play, for ages 5 and under – 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 10

Kid's Club, for kindergarten through 2nd grade – 4:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14

Sensory Story Time: Viva GLART! Grow a Learner Through Art, for ages 2 to 6 – 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16

Haunt the Library with spooktacular event

Pumpkins-469641 200Celebrate Halloween with your friends at the Moore Public Library and our annual "Haunt the Library" event. The fun runs from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, at the library.

Guests will be able to take part in an insect petting zoo hosted by Insect Adventure, a photo booth, Halloween-themed games and crafts, $1 snow cones from Kona Ice and more.

All ages are invited to attend and are encouraged to come in their Halloween costumes. Registration is not required in advance.

The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Moore Public Library.

Estate planning series gives ideas for the future

AdultLecturePlanning for your family's future brings a high level of importance, and the Moore Public Library is looking at the topic with its series on Estate Planning, beginning at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26 and continuing for four weeks through Wednesday, Nov. 16.

Carolie Rozell, attorney at law for the Fulkerson Law Office, will lead the series, which will focus on various aspects of estate planning. Among subjects are probate, wills, trusts, durable and health care power of attorney and advanced directives.

The series is for ages 18 and up, and registration will be required separately for each week's session.