Discussion group looks into Leaving Time

Leaving Time

Readers in Moore can get "On the Same Page" with the Moore Public Library and its monthly book discussion group, which next meets at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19, in the Conference Room.

The group's discussion will focus on the novel Leaving Time by Jodi Picoult.

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

Crayons + hair dryers = a unique holiday ornament

TeensTalking by123rfdolgachovCrayons and hair dryers will go together in a unique way at the Moore Public Library at its DIY Crayon Drip Holiday Ornament workshop, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13, in Room B.

The program, for teens in grades six through 12, will use the heat from the hair dryers to drip crayon colors onto blank ornaments. There also will be hot chocolate to warm up with during the program.

Registration is required in advance. All supplies will be provided by library staff.

Beginner's Yoga classes provide low-impact workout option

Yoga bymeepoohfotoAs a low-stress alternative to some ways of working out, yoga is a way to increase flexibility, balance and coordination through poses.

The Moore Public Library presents yoga workouts to the community with its Beginner's Yoga classes, with December classes scheduled at 6 p.m. on Mondays, Dec. 5, 12, 19 and 26. The classes are taught by a certified YMCA instructor who will be leading the group in learning various yoga poses.

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

A signed waiver is required before each class. Anyone under age 18 must have parent or guardian consent by signing the waiver.

Experience an introduction to Tai Chi with free classes

Tai ChiLearn the art of Tai Chi with the Moore Public Library in two sessions of its weekly free classes. The library will host a Beginner's Tai Chi class at 9 a.m. on Saturdays, and an Intermediate Tai Chi class that follows immediately after at 10 a.m.

Classes are hosted in Room B and take place in December on Dec. 3, 10, 17 and 31.

Classes are led by certified instructor Chock Petchprom. The goal for the classes is to improve balance and coordination, reduce stress and anxiety, promote joint health and help participants 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.

The classes are made possible through the Health Literacy Grant by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma Literacy Resource Office and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.