McLoud Public Library will be closed Thursday, January 12th through Tuesday, January 17th, for painting.  

Eat healthy, save money

Cooking bypoppicnicThe Moore Public Library is helping those whose New Year's resolutions involve better decisions in their diet with the program "Healthy Eating on a Budget," at 2 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27, in Rooms A and B.

Teresa Brown of the Norman Regional Health System will present on ways to reduce food expenses while also preparing healthy and tasty meals.

The program is for ages 18 and up.

Registration in advance is required to attend.

It's "Game On!" for teens

Xbox byStockSnapThe Moore Public Library says "Game On!" to local teens in an upcoming afterschool event, at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, in Rooms A and B.

Teens in sixth through 12th grades are invited to unwind by partaking in video games and board games and enjoy free snacks provided by the library,

Space for the event is limited, so registration in advance is required.

Warm up with a Coffee Roasting workshop

CoffeeThe winter months are just right for coffee, and the Moore Public Library is taking a deeper look at the drink in its Coffee Roasting Workshop, at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21, in Rooms A and B.

Manchester St. Coffee's Matt Egging will lead participants in a coffee tasting through a tour of the subtle and not-so-subtle differences in coffee varieties and roasts.

Ages 18 and up are invited to attend. Space is limited, so registration is required in advance.

Build with Keva Planks in teen event

STEAMPowerLogoThe Moore Public Library is teaching teens how to Build with Keva Planks in an upcoming library workshop, at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, in Rooms A and B.

The Keva Planks make up one of the newest STEAM Power Maker Kits the library uses as a way to teach Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts and Mathematics. Participants will use the planks to work on small building projects and whatever participants' minds can imagine.

The program is for students in sixth through 12th grades. Space and supplies are limited, so registration in advance is required.

Experience an introduction to Tai Chi with free classes

Tai ChiGet started in the art of Tai Chi with the Moore Public Library in two sessions of its weekly free classes – a Beginner's Tai Chi class at 9 a.m. on Saturdays, and an Intermediate Tai Chi class that follows immediately after at 10 a.m. Classes take place in January on Jan. 7, 14, 21 and 28.

Classes are led by certified instructor Chock Petchprom. The goal for the classes is to improve balance and coordination, reduce stress and anxiety, promote joint health and help participants develop and improve muscle strength.

Either teens or adults may participate. Registration is not required in advance, although a signed waiver is required before each class. Anyone under age 18 must have parent or guardian consent by signing the waiver.

The classes are made possible through the Health Literacy Grant by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma Literacy Resource Office and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.