Join the library for stories and more on Tuesdays

Child in rainThe McLoud Public Library welcomes families with preschool-age children to attend its Tuesday morning activities geared especially to young children.

Each program begins at 11 a.m. and takes place in the Milburn Room. Activities and themes for April include:

April 10Viva GLARt! Grow a Learner Through Art, with art and play combined in a bilingual environment;

April 24Stress Relief Story Time, a morning of stories and massage, with two certified infant massage instructors;

Registration is not required in advance to attend either of the programs.

Get your garden in shape for spring

FlowerThe McLoud Public Library presents a day filled with gardening information and advice at its Spring Fling Gardening Event, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at the library.

Multiple presenters will discuss a variety of gardening topics throughout the day, with a plant swap and earth-friendly craft planned after lunch.

The McLoud Friends of the Library will have boxed lunches for sale for participants during the event.

Ages 18 and up may attend. Registration in advance is required.