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OKC Zoo talking flowers in library visit

RosesNorman Public Library West welcomes the Oklahoma City Zoo for a visit to its Preschool Story Time at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 4.

The Zoo's program Flowers Are Calling will be based on the Rita Gray book of the same name, and looks at the many ways flowers play an important role in the everyday lives of animals.

And the final three Tuesdays in April bring the library's Preschool Story Time, each also hosted at 10 a.m. The programs are geared to children in pre-Kindergarten and younger and their caregivers and include books, music, stories, games and more.

The zoo's visit is made possible by a grant from the Oklahoma City Zoological Society, the Oklahoma City Zoo's non-profit support group.

Registration is not required in advance to attend any of the events.

Start April with our Sunday Serenades

MusicIt's a Sunday of sweet sounds with Norman Public Library West, which presents an afternoon of musical talent with its free Sunday Serenades concert, next scheduled for 3 p.m. Sunday, April 2, at the library.

The free event will feature the talents of the University of Oklahoma School of Music, who will perform classical, jazz and popular selections on the library's baby grand piano.

The monthly recital program is available in advance of the event online here

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

Go inside the numbers of healthy living

Heart-Doctor-Donor-MedicalNorman Public Library West welcomes faculty members from the Bird Health Sciences Library at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center to lead the discussion "Know Your Chances: Understanding Health Statistics," at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 30.

The program will focus on the book of the same name, which includes topics like calculating risk, putting risk in perspective and the importance of healthy skepticism. The program will include current news stories and videos to apply the book's concepts.

A copy of the book is available here and the library also has a limited number of copies.

The event is for ages 18 and up, and registration is not required in advance.

Bring your little ones for story time on Tuesday mornings

KidsFunNorman Public Library West is sharing stories and a love of reading with its youngest readers in its weekly Story Times, hosted at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays throughout March. Story Time dates are March 7, 14, 21 and 28.

The programs are geared to children in pre-Kindergarten and younger and their caregivers and include books, music, stories, games and more.

Registration is not required in advance to attend.