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Tecumseh Public Library will be closed this Saturday

Tecumseh Public Library will be closed this Saturday September 5th for carpet cleaning.

Paper rockets are blasting off at the library

Rocket artThe Tecumseh Public Library will help children ages 5 to 11 to “ROCK IT” at its upcoming Paper Rocket Program, starting at 4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, at the library.

George Driever of the Pottawatomie County OSU Extension Service will lead children in the creation, decoration and launching of air-compressed paper gliders in a program that will move outside for blastoffs. Come join the fun as we go to infinity and beyond!

All supplies will be provided but are limited in amount, so registration in advance is required. Children under the age of 11 must be accompanied by an adult

To register, click here.


Upcycle materials into new creations

The Tecumseh Public Library is taking recycling, creativity and art and putting them all together into a pair of upcoming craft programs.

Adults will be making Rag Rugs at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8, in a program that using old t-shirts, towels, and other recycled materials provided by the library to make small space rugs. This program is for ages 18 and up.

Teens ages 12 to 17 will be crafting a Coke Can Mirror using repurposed soda cans at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 9, as part of the library’s recurring series of afterschool events for teens on Wednesdays.

All supplies are provided, but registration is required to attend either of the programs.

Tecumseh Friends to present Mystery Dinner Theater

foodA fall favorite in the community returns to the Tecumseh Public Library, as the Friends of the Tecumseh Library host their annual Mystery Dinner Theater, at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 14.

The event is a fundraiser for friends and this year specially features the theme Dead in Deadwood, as noted local celebrities will fill roles as dance hall girls, cowboys, doctors and of course, one killer!

The evening includes a meal and plenty of laughter, as well as a mystery for guests to solve.

Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at the library, or from any member of the Friends of the Tecumseh Library.

Proceeds are used to help the Friends in their support of library programs and services throughout the year. Friends support helped to purchase several prizes for children and teens who participated in the recently-completed Summer Reading Program. 


Toddler Story Times Restart in September

Growing Like a Read "Children are made readers on the laps of their parents." — Emilie Buchwald

The Tecumseh Public Library welcomes some of its youngest visitors for its weekly Toddler Time story time  at 11 a.m. each Thursday in September, on Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24.

Each program is geared to toddlers and their caregivers and includes an hour of stories, fingerplays, songs, playtime and more. Caregivers also will learn literacy tips from our system's Growing Like a Read program they can take home to help their youngster get ready to read.

Registration is not required to attend.