Check out our Daddy/Daughter Dance photos!

The Purcell Public Library, along with multiple community partners, presented the city’s annual Daddy Daughter Dance Feb. 24, with many local dads and daughters getting a chance to dance the night away.

Sponsors for this year’s event were:

Advance America; CARE Community Coalition; Coldwell Banker Heart of Oklahoma Real Estate; Edward Jones – Jesse Bain; Family Video; Horizontal Well Drillers; Lexington Mobile Homes; Lexington Nursing Home; McClain Bank; Mid State Housing; Patriot Ford; Purcell Friends of the Library; Purcell Kiwanis Club; Purcell Municipal Hospital; Purcell Register; Purcell Rotary Club; Dr. Rick Schmidt; Sonny’s Café; Sunset Estates.

Check out our photo gallery!

Purcell Public Library 2018 Daddy Daughter Dance

Get fit with upcoming Resistance Band series

OHAI logoThe Purcell Public Library will present a six-week series of Resistance Band exercise classes at 1 p.m. Monday, March 26, and running on each Monday through April 30.

The classes will use the resistance bands to help participants increase their flexibility and endurance. Class leaders have been trained by staff from the Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative.

Ages 18 and up may attend, and registration is not required in advance.

Preschoolers and families invited to Tuesday events

Happy girlThe Purcell Public Library is offering families with young children a chance to enjoy the variety of programs and story times offered by the library during March.

Programs begin at 10:30 a.m. and the schedule for the month features:

April 3 and 10Preschool and Toddler Story Time, featuring stories, songs and more activities for preschool-age children;

April 17Story Time with a Scientist: Maker Mobile Fun, a science and experiment-filled activity geared to ages 2-5, but all ages are welcome;

April 24Viva GLARt! Grow a Learner Through Art, a bilingual event with learning through art and play;

Registration is requested in advance for each of the programs.

Find afterschool activities at the library on Tuesdays

ArmsThe Purcell Public Library invites local elementary school-aged children for Afterschool STEAM activities at 3:15 on most Tuesday afternoons.

During April, the schedule includes the following events:

April 3Get Your Game On, with video games, board games, card games and more;

April 10We Do Legos, with Lego project kits and laptops;

April 17Afterschool STEAM: Arts and Crafts, with a variety of make and take projects;

April 24STEAM kits, exploring science and technology in a new way.

Registration is not required to attend any of the programs.

Friends group to host book sale

Book stacksThe Friends of the Purcell Public Library invite the community to find some good reads while supporting their library at the group’s upcoming Friends Book Sale, scheduled for April 20-23 at the library.

Sale hours are while the library is open each day – 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, April 20; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 21; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 22; and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, April 23.

The sale will feature books in a variety of genres and for multiple age groups, as well as more information about the Friends group, which supports library programs and activities throughout the year.