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All PLS Libraries will be closed Monday, October 12 for a Staff Training Day.
We look forward to seeing you during normal hours of operation on Tuesday, October 13.


Discuss favorite reads and more with our group

adultThe Tecumseh Public Library’s monthly Talk of the Town Book Discussion for adults presents its next book discussion at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 15!

The monthly event features a potluck dinner and book discussion targeted to adults. Typically the group meets the third Thursday of each month.

Registration is not required to take part and newcomers to the group are always welcome!


How do chalk rockets and lip gloss go together?

rocketThe Tecumseh Public Library invites teens to an afternoon of crafts and creativity in an upcoming afterschool Chalk Rockets and Lip Gloss program, at 4 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 14.

Participants ages 12 to 17 can either learn to make exploding chalk rockets, put together their own lip gloss using Crystal Light mix, or even both!

All supplies are provided by the library but are limited in amount, so registration is required in advance to attend.


Create with circuits in afterschool workshop

littlebitsChildren are invited to use their imagination with one of the Tecumseh Public Library’s newest technology features at the program, “Explore littleBits,” at 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 13.

Children ages 5 to 11 and their caregivers can get a look at the littleBits, which are circuit-building kits that give an introduction to building to perhaps inspire the next great engineering student. The devices comprise one of the Pioneer Library System’s new STEAM Power maker kits!

Class size will be limited so registration in advance is required to attend. Come and create some awesome curcuits with these devices! 


Homeschool kids learn about sewing and rocket science at the library

sewThe Tecumseh Public Library, along with the Pottawatomie County OSU Extension Service, will offer a pair of creative programs targeted to homeschool children in October!

At 1:30 p.m. both Oct. 8 and 9, participants will work with Cathleen Taylor of the Extension office to create a book bag using sewing machines from one of the Pioneer Library System’s STEAM Power Maker kits. All supplies will be provided so do not miss out!

At 1:30 p.m. Oct. 22, the Extension office’s George Driever will teach children how to make and launch their own paper rockets into the air!

Each program is for ages 6 to 11, and registration is required in advance

Thursdays are terrific for toddlers with our story times

babyThe Tecumseh Public Library invites the community to its weekly Toddler Time story time each Thursday in October at 11 a.m., on Oct. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29!

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 Growing Like a Read program that they can take home to help their youngster get ready to read. Come and your toddlers out for some playful fun!

Registration is not required.