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Shawnee Public Library will be closed Tuesday, April 25th through Thursday, April 27th, for maintenance work. We plan to resume normal hours of operation on Friday, April 28th.

Thursday mornings bring Story Time

GLAR Spanish logoThe Tecumseh Public Library welcomes families with young children for its Thursday morning story time events, at 11 a.m. on May 4 and 11.

The first event of the month, on May 4, is a monthly bilingual story time offering, Viva GLARt! Grow a Learner through Art. Participants ages 5 and under will use art and play to learn in an event that is part of the Pioneer Library System’s Growing Like a Read initiative and made possible from a contribution from an anonymous donor to PLS in 2015.

Toddler Story Time on May 11 will feature an hour of stories, songs, fingerplays and crafts, with early literacy tips to help children in their pre-reading skills. And children of all ages are invited back to the library at 11 a.m. May 25 for the kickoff for the library’s annual Summer Reading Program.

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

Thursday mornings bring Story Time

GrowingLikeAReadBuild your child's love of reading with Thursday morning story time events at the Tecumseh Public Library. Each week in April brings a story time at 11 a.m. on Thursdays.

On April 6, 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. 

Toddler Story Times on April 13, 20 and 27 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.

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.