Spend an afternoon relaxing at coloring event

Color byRobert CColor for relaxation, color for stress relief, color just because it's fun.

That's the goal for the Moore Public Library's monthly Adult Coloring series, next taking place at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, in the Story Time Room.

The goal of the class is to generate wellness, stress relief and brain stimulation. It's for ages 18 and over, and coloring sheets and drawing tools will be provided, although participants may bring their own if they choose.

Registration is required in advance to attend.

Join a book discussion "At the Water's Edge"

Waters EdgeThe Moore Public Library presents two adult book discussion groups each month. In July, at its On the Same Page Book Group, at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 15, and the Moore Reads discussion, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 25.

This month, each group will be hosting discussions of the novel At the Water's Edge by Sara Gruen.

Copies of the books are available for checkout at the Information Desk of the library. Each group is for ages 18 and up, and registration is not required in advance.

Exercise mind and body with weekly offerings

Yoga bymeepoohfotoThe Moore Public Library's vast collection of materials gives readers a chance to exercise their minds. But the library also provides opportunities for physical exercise through several monthly program options.

Beginner's Yoga, at 6 p.m. each Monday in August, features a certified YMCA instructor leading the group in learning various yoga poses.

The library's Zumba series takes place at 6 p.m. on Thursdays in August, and is an active workout done to upbeat Latin and international music. A signed waiver is required in advance of workouts.

Two levels of Tai Chi programs take place on Saturdays, a Beginner's Tai Chi class at 9:30 a.m. and an Intermediate Tai Chi class immediately following at 10 a.m.

All classes are for teens age 12 and up or adults and are made possible through the Health Literacy Grant by Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma Literacy Resource Office and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.