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Over the next couple of weeks we are making a switch to a new calendar & room booking system.

We greatly appreciate your patience as we make this transition. If you experience difficulties accessing our calendar or requesting a meeting room please contact your local library for assistance.

Teens are making and creating in Friday afternoon series

STEAMPowerLogoThe Purcell Public Library is bringing teens into a new world of technology at its Teen Maker Space series, with programs at 4 p.m. each Friday in April, on April 7, 14, 21 and 28.

STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics, and the topics are being shown off in a variety of STEAM Power Maker Kits available through the hometown libraries of the Pioneer Library System, including in Purcell.

Ages 12 to 17 are invited to participate in the programs, and registration is not required in advance.

All supplies will be provided.

Tuesday brings afterschool series for kids

Lego2The Purcell Public Library presents weekly afterschool events beginning at 3:15 p.m. on Tuesdays in April.

Activities are for elementary school-age children and snacks will be provided at each event.

Themes and dates are:

April 4 – Fun and Games @ the Library, with a variety of video games, board games and card games;

April 11 – Art Party for Kids: this month's event features the talents of animal sculptor Nick Mackman, and participating children will be able to make a one-of-a-kind piece to take home;

April 18 – We Do Legos, an afternoon of beginning Lego Robotics and basic programming;

April 25 – Movies @ the Library, with featured shows rated either G or PG with movie titles available in advance by calling the library at 527-5546. Attendees can bring pillow or blanket if they wish;

Registration is not required to attend any of the programs.

Purcell Friends to host Spring Book Sale

BooksaleFind a good deal for your book collection and support the Purcell Public Library while doing it at the Friends of the Purcell Library's Spring Book Sale.

The sale is set for Saturday, April 1, through Tuesday, April 4. The sale runs during library hours each day – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 1, 1 to 5 p.m. April 2 and 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. April 3 and 4.

The sale features a variety of gently used materials in many genres and age groups. Prices will be cut on Sunday and further cut on Monday and Tuesday.

Proceeds go to help the Purcell Friends group in its support of library events throughout the year.

Find your inner child at adult coloring event

ColorPencils by9BombsThe Purcell Public Library invites local residents to relax with a morning centered on their creative side at its Adult Color and Craft event, at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 1.

Participants can use coloring sheets and pencils provided by the library and also get ideas for using their completed projects for gifts or decorations.

Ages 18 and up are invited to attend. Registration is not required in advance.