Tadpole Tuesdays bring learning for little ones

GirlsThe Noble Public Library’s weekly “Tadpole Tuesdays” series is bringing early literacy to the lives of young readers.

Activities are planned at 10:30 a.m. on most Tuesday mornings the library is open and are geared to children up to age 5. The schedule for January features:

Jan. 2 Viva GLARt! Grow a Learner Through Art, a bilingual early literacy activity combining art and play;

Jan. 9Make and Take, a craft project to make at the library and take home;

Jan. 16Story Time, with stories, crafts, songs and more;

Jan. 23Story Time and Music, with a musical element added to Story Time;

Jan. 30Story Time, with stories, crafts, songs and more;

Registration is not required for any of the programs.

Teen TV resumes Thursday afternoon programs

CamerasThe Noble Public Library is on the air with “Teen TV,” its continuing film production class for teens ages 12 to 17.

The group meets at 4:30 p.m. most Thursdays the library is open and will meet all four weeks in January, on Jan. 4, Jan. 11, Jan. 18 and Jan. 25.

Attendees will learn all the aspects of film and video production in a hands-on setting.

Registrations is required in advance to be part of the programs.

Exercise mind and body with library series

YogaThe Noble Public Library is exercising both mind and body in an extensive series of workout programs, several of which will be debuting in January.

Classes will be offered both at the library as well as at the Noble Senior Center, 606 E. Maguire Road, as indicated below.

Resistance Bands: 10 a.m. Mondays and Thursdays, from Jan. 8 through Feb. 15, at the Noble Senior Center – The 30-minute workout strives to build and maintain strength through the use of resistance bands that will be provided to participants. Classes are offered thanks to the support of the Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative.

Tai Chi for Balance: 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays, from Jan. 9 through Feb. 16, at the Noble Senior Center – The 12-week series will teach eight different positions for Tai Chi users of any level of mobility. Classes are offered with the help of the Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative.

Gentle Yoga: 10:30 a.m. Wednesdays, beginning Jan. 10, in the Ina Byerly Activity Room of the library. All ages and fitness levels will learn beginning Yoga poses. There will be modifications for anyone who needs it, and mats will be provided. This program is presented thanks to funds from the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma Literacy Resource Office and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Registration is required in advance for each of the classes.

The slime craze has come to the library

Blue slimePlaying with slime has perhaps never been more fun, or for that matter allowed and encouraged!

The Noble Public Library is diving into the slime craze with its upcoming Slime Academy.

The series will run at 3 p.m. on consecutive Wednesdays in January, beginning Jan. 10 and running through Jan. 31.

Fourth and fifth grade students are invited and will prepare different types of slime each week, ranging from fluffy slime to clear slime to crunchy slime.

Supplies are provided but limited in amount so registration is required in advance to participate.