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Library debuts parenting series with programs on birth options

mother kissing babyThe Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library begins a new series for families that takes them on a journey through many aspects of parenting.

The first two programs are “Traditional Birth Options,” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 10, and “Midwives, Doulas, and You,” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, each in Rooms A and B of the library. Space is limited so register online, at the library, or by calling  979-2200 in advance for each program.

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Explore painting and drawing at afterschool workshop

Children watching presenterThe Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library is giving children a creative outlet at its After School Kids (ASK) programs. The next session, for children in pre-K through third grade, takes place at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 5.

Registration is required for each child taking part, and can be completed at the library’s Children’s Services Desk, by calling 979-2200 or online here.

This month’s event is all about art, with demonstrations and practice with painting and drawing projects.

The group generally meets on the first and third Thursdays of the month, with the next gathering set for Feb. 19.

Go on a “Lego Quest” at the library

Let your creative side shine with Lego Quest.

The Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library is taking youngsters on a “Lego Quest” 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 3.

The program is for ages 8 to 12 and registration is required in advance to attend. All supplies will be provided by the library.

Participants will use a variety of Legos to make a unique creation and complete three special quests they'll learn about when they arrive at the program. The materials are provided thanks to the support of the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and Institute of Museum and Library Services.

 

Library is all about kids with weekly program offerings

The Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library is there for children and families with a variety of age-appropriate activities offered throughout every week.

And library staff has added and adjusted to its regular schedule in an attempt to better accommodate the community. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to check the library Events Calendar  to make sure about exact program dates. And before and after any of the programs, families can enjoy the children’s department of the library and find a book from the Pioneer Library System’s extensive collection of materials for all ages.

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