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Learn with Legos

book jakcet for Lego Play by Daniel LipowitzAt the Purcell Public Library, Children ages 6 to 12 are given an introduction to robotics with the continuing program series “We Do Legos” at 3:15 p.m. on Thursdays, April 9 and 23. No registration required.

Participants will be building and creating a variety of projects with Lego kits that can be programmed to complete simple tasks. For more inspiration after the programs, checkout some of the Lego books available in the collection.

logos for Oklahoma Department of Libraries and Institute of Museum and Library ServicesActivities are provided thanks to grant support from the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and the Institute for Museum and Library Services.

Library sets genealogy workshops

Family tree on parchmentGenealogy (from Greek: γενεά genea, "generation"; and λόγος logos, "knowledge"), also known as family history, is the study of families and the tracing of their lineages and history. Genealogists use oral interviews, historical records, genetic analysis, and other records to obtain information about a family and to demonstrate kinship and pedigrees of its members. The results are often displayed in charts or written as narratives. ~ Wikipedia

If you fancy yourself a family historian and need assistance in locating a leaf for your family tree, then come to the Purcell Library. Library Assistants are available at the following dates to assist you with your research:

Registration is encouraged for the April 3, 10 and 13 sessions. Click the dates above to register.

Toddlers & preschoolers invited to story time

two boys in play tubeThe Purcell Public Library welcomes families to its weekly Preschool and Toddler Story Time, for children ages 1 - 5 at 10:30 a.m. on Fridays, April 3, 10, 17 and 24.

Story Time features books, games, dances, songs, and craft time, and each session will promote pre-reading skills for children and tips to continue using those skills at home.

Registration is not required to attend any of the story times.