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Join the discussion of The Big Read

The Noble Public Library invites you to a book discussion of this year’s selected Big Read novel, “A Wizard of Earthsea,” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 5.

During a spell recalling the dead, the boy Sparrowhawk, a sorcerer's apprentice, unwittingly unleashes evil on the land. He grows to manhood while attempting to subdue the evil he unleashed on the world.

Come enjoy light refreshments and join Deborah Chester, author and tenured professor of professional writing, on an in-depth look at the modern classic.

Be creative at “Maker Mondays”

book jacket for Make: Tinkering

Opportunities for all young people to develop confidence, creativity, and interest in science, technology, engineering, math, art, and learning as a whole through making. - The Maker Education Initiative

The Noble Public Library gives children a chance to learn how to create something at its weekly “Maker Mondays” programs at 3 p.m. May 4, 11, and 18.

Children are invited to bring a friend and jump into the maker movement and create soemthing different each week before the program takes a break for the summer. 

Learn and be creative with “Maker Mondays”

children outsideThe Noble Public Library has planned a month full of fun and educational activities for “Maker Mondays” every Monday afternoon at 3 p.m. in April. All children are invited to attend the events; no registration required.

April 6  - Egg Babies - The OKC Zoo will bring eggs of all shapes, sizes, colors, for children to discover why they are a safe place for baby animals to grow. The program is part of the zoo’s offering of outreach events and is made possible thanks to a grant from the Oklahoma City Zoological Trust.

April 13 - Pillowcase Project - Representatives from the American Red Cross will work with children to complete the Pillowcase Project and build a personal emergency supply kit in a sturdy pillowcase. If you are unable to attend the program, the library has several books on natural disasters to explore the topic with chidlren.

April 20 & April 27 - Poetry - Children will learn about various types of peoms and become poets themselves for the last two weeks in April. For more poetry inspiration, the library offers all types of poetry books.

 

It's time for Tadpole Tuesdays

Woman and children laughingDo you have a little "tadpole" between the ages of 2-5? Do they enjoy crafts, stories and giggles? Then 10:30 a.m. on  Tadpole Tuesdays, in April and at the Noble Library, is the place you want to be!

We've got weekly programs geared for these active book lovers and their caregivers, with a variety of learning activities.

The upcoming schedule includes:

April 7 – Preschool Storytime, with themed stories and activities promoting early literacy
April 14 – Make and Take, with age-appropriate craft projects to make and take home
April 21 – Success by 6 Storytime, featuring Christy Emig, with stories, songs and fingerplays
April 28 – Magic of Music, using songs and music to help with early literacy in a fun environment

Registration is not required to attend any of the programs.

Join our new Family Yoga Night

book jacket for Yoga for ChildrenThe Noble Public Library invites families to an evening to learn about the benefits of yoga at its weekly Family Yoga Nights, taking place at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesdays throughout April and May.

Instructor Shannon Scott will guide participants of all ages in the basics of yoga during the one-hour events. Registration is not required, but each participant and/or their parent/guardian will need to sign a waiver to attend classes.