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Pallets, Easter Eggs go together in craft event

Easter bylena1The Tecumseh Public Library is repurposing pallets into a festive seasonal decoration at its Pallet Easter Eggs craft program, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 4.

The program is for ages 18 and up and all supplies will be provided by library staff.

So enough materials are available for the projects, registration in advance will be required to attend the program.

Wednesday teen series rolls on at the library

TeensTalking by123rfdolgachovThe Tecumseh Public Library welcomes local teens on Wednesday afternoons at for weekly afterschool events beginning at 4 p.m. on each week in April.

This month's programs will be April 5, 12, 19 and 26 and are for ages 12 to 17 unless otherwise noted. The schedule features:

April 5Minecraft, an afternoon of challenges, books and a craft based on the popular game, for ages 10 and up;

April 12Hot and Cold Bags, with a chance to learn how to make a bag that can be used either hot or cold and be helpful for sprains or strains;

April 19Solar Power, using one of the library's STEAM Power Maker Kits, participants will learn about solar power and harness its energy to power a car;

April 26Gaming, an afternoon of board games and video game favorites, for ages 10 and up.

Registration is required separately for each program.

Create: Stamped magnets, super rock garden markers

Kids byOpenClipartVectorsThe Tecumseh Public Library's Elementary Group provides an afternoon of afterschool creativity while also giving children a look at the resources the library has to offer. The library hosts two meetings for the group in March – at 4 p.m. Thursday, March 9, and 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 28.

The March 9 event will be a craft program, as children will make their own unique stamped clay magnet.

On March 28, participants will paint rock garden markers and then plant their favorite herb seeds in a biodegradable egg carton to take home with them.

Ages 11 and under are invited to attend the programs. Registration is requested in advance so enough supplies for the projects are available.

Thursday mornings deliver Story Time

MotherAndBaby byphanlop88The Tecumseh Public Library welcomes families with young children for its Thursday morning story time events, at 11 a.m. on Thursdays during March.

On March 2, the library presents its Family Play Time/La hora de jugar en familia for ages 5 and under and their caregivers. The activity includes family play time in a bilingual setting as a way for youngsters to develop brains through simple play.

The March 16 Toddler Story Time will be a visit from the Oklahoma City Zoo for the presentation "Bear Wants More!" The program is based on Karma Wilson's award-winning book of the same name and will be presented by OKC Zoo staff.

Toddler Story Times on March 23 and 30 will feature an hour of stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts, with early literacy tips to help children in their pre-reading skills.

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