Over the next couple of weeks we are making a switch to a new calendar & room booking system.
We greatly appreciate your patience as we make this transition. If you experience difficulties accessing our calendar or requesting a meeting room please contact your local library for assistance.
The Moore Public Library welcomes families with children of all ages to a wide range of programs options at the library during April.
The schedule of events features:
Viva GLARt! Grow a Learner Through Art! – 11 a.m. Saturday, April 1 (registration required in advance)
Preschool Story Time, for ages 3 to 5 – 10 a.m. Tuesdays, April 4, 11 and 25
Barks, Books and Buddies, for ages 11 and under – 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, April 4 and 18
Lapsit Story Time, for ages 2 and under – 10 and 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays, April 5, 12, 19 and 26
Kid's Club, for kindergarten through 2nd grade – 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 10 (registration required in advance)
Viva GLARt! at the Moore Food and Resource Center – 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 12
Pre-K Play, for ages 5 and under – 10 a.m. Thursday, April 13 and 27
Read, Create and Play, for ages 11 and under – 11 a.m. Saturday, April 15 (registration required in advance)
Duckling Story Time, for ages 3 to 5 – 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 18
Sensory Story Time, for ages 2 to 6 – 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 19 (registration required in advance)
Tween Scene: Stop Motion Animation, for third through fifth grades – 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 24
Red Cross Pillowcase Project: Disaster Preparedness – 4:30 p.m. Friday, April 28
The Moore Public Library is bringing communities together with its bilingual event Viva GLARt! Grow a Learner Through Art, with the next session of the program set for 11 a.m. Saturday, April 1, in the Story Time Room.
The program brings early literacy skills into practice through art play in a bilingual setting. Activities are geared for ages 5 and under and their caregivers. Registration in advance is required.
Registration will not be required for this event.
All materials are provided for the programs, which are part of the Pioneer Library System's Growing Like a Read initiative and were made possible from a contribution from an anonymous donor to PLS in 2015.
Spring is coming to Oklahoma! Did you know that the largest tomato on record, a whopping 7lbs 12 oz., was picked in Edmond, Oklahoma in 1986 by Gordon Graham?
If you're already pouring over seed catalogs for your tomatoes and planning your spring garden, the Moore Public Library has an event for you: its annual Plant & Seed Swap will be held on Saturday, April 1st from 12 pm to 3 pm in Rooms A & B, and we have plenty of information in the library and online to help you get started on your garden. Here's a sampling:
Container Gardening by Kathy Brown (Adult Nonfiction)
Small Space Gardening by Melinda Myers (Adult Nonfiction)
The Darling Dahlias and the Cucumber Tree by Susan Wittig Albert (Adult Fiction, Large Print and eBook)
The Garden of Happy Endings by Barbara O'Neal (Adult Fiction)
Martha's Spring Gardening by Martha Stewart (DVD)
Second Nature: a gardener's education by Michael Pollan (Audiobook and eBook)
Hellstrip Gardening by Evelyn Hadden (Adult Nonfiction and eBook)
All New Square Foot Gardening by Mel Bartholomew (Adult Nonfiction, Children's Nonfiction, and eBook)
Flipster eMagazines: Organic Gardening, HGTV Magazine, Rodale's Organic Life, and Southern Living
The Moore Public Library brings a bit of the Far East inside its doors for its upcoming Do It Yourself Koinobori workshop for teens, at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 29.
Teens in grades six through 12 will learn about the Japanese craft, which resembles a fish-like wind sock. And all supplies will be included as participants put together their own Koinobori creation.
Space for the program is limited, so registration is required in advance to attend.
Learn the art of Tai Chi with the Moore Public Library in a six-week series that will focus on arthritis pain and fall prevention.
The Beginner's Tai Chi sessions will be at 9 a.m. and Intermediate Tai Chi classes at 10 a.m. on March 4, 11, 18 and 25, and April 1 and 8.
Classes are led by certified instructor Chock Petchprom. The goal for participants is to improve balance and coordination, reduce stress and anxiety, promote joint health and help them develop and improve muscle strength.
Either teens or adults may participate. Registration is not required in advance, although a signed waiver is required before each class. Anyone under age 18 must have parent or guardian consent by signing the waiver.