October is full of free computer, technology classes

AppleNorman Public Library Central's Computer Training Center staff welcome members of the community to sharpen their computer skills and learn about some of the library's new technology offerings at a variety of free classes.

Signup for classes may be completed in person at the library, by calling 701-2697 or online at the links below.

The schedule for October classes includes:

Screen Time10:45 a.m. Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31

Getting Started with Computers1 p.m. Oct. 3-7

Girls Who Code4 p.m. Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31

Robot Club4 p.m. Oct. 5, 12, 19 and 26

STEAM Tweens 4 p.m. Oct. 6 and 27

Minecraft Survival5 p.m. Oct. 7 and 21

The Internet in 20 Websites1 p.m. Oct. 10-12

Golden Agers' Computer Club10 a.m. Oct. 12 and 26

Minecraft Creative5 p.m. Oct. 14 and 28

Microsoft Word6:30 p.m. Oct. 17-19

Microsoft Excel6:30 p.m. Oct. 24-27

Kids are keeping busy throughout October

FamilyNo matter your child's age, Norman Public Library Central has something in store in its array of activities coming in October.

Most events take place in the Story Time Room of the library unless otherwise noted.

The library's schedule of events for the month includes:

Saturday Story Time, for ages 2 to 5 - 11 a.m. Saturdays, Oct. 1, 8 and 29

Story Time, for ages 2 to 5 - 10 a.m. Mondays, Oct. 3, 10, 24 and 31

Screen Time, for ages 2 to 5 - 10:45 a.m. Mondays, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 (in the Computer Training Center)

Baby Story Time, for ages 24 months and under - 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 5, 12 and 26

After School Special, for kindergarten, 1st and 2nd graders - 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 5, 12 and 26

STEAM Tweens, for ages 8 to 12 - 4 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 6 and 27

Toddler Explorers, for ages 1 to 3 - 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6

Music Connection, for ages 3 to 7 - 6 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 6 and 27

Rhythm Babies, for ages 24 months and under - 10 a.m. Fridays, Oct. 7 and 28

Sit, Stay, Read! for ages 11 and under - 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 11 and 25

Kids are keeping busy throughout October

FamilyNo matter your child's age, Norman Public Library Central has something in store in its array of activities coming in October.

Most events take place in the Story Time Room of the library unless otherwise noted.

The library's schedule of events for the month includes:

Saturday Story Time, for ages 2 to 5 - 11 a.m. Saturdays, Oct. 1, 8 and 29

Story Time, for ages 2 to 5 - 10 a.m. Mondays, Oct. 3, 10, 24 and 31

Screen Time, for ages 2 to 5 - 10:45 a.m. Mondays, Oct. 3, 10, 17, 24 and 31 (in the Computer Training Center)

Sensory Sensitive Story Time, for ages 4 to 10 - 4 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 4

Baby Story Time, for ages 24 months and under - 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 5, 12 and 26

After School Special, for kindergarten, 1st and 2nd graders - 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Oct. 5, 12 and 26

STEAM Tweens, for ages 8 to 12 - 4 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 6 and 27

Toddler Explorers, for ages 1 to 3 - 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 6

Music Connection, for ages 3 to 7 - 6 p.m. Thursdays, Oct. 6 and 27

Rhythm Babies, for ages 24 months and under - 10 a.m. Fridays, Oct. 7 and 28

Sit, Stay, Read! for ages 11 and under - 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Oct. 11 and 25

Upgrade your computer skills with a free class

KeyboardMouse byatimediaComputers and technology seem to change almost like the weather, and it can be an intimidating thing for many people.

But the staff of the Norman Public Library Central Computer Training Center are working hard every week to help with those concerns in a wide-ranging schedule of free classes.

These classes take place in the Computer Training Center of the library and are offered free of charge.

The September schedule for classes includes:

Minecraft Survival, for ages 6-12 – 5 p.m. Sept. 2 and 16

Getting Started with Computers1 p.m. Sept. 6-9

Robot Club, for 6th-12th grade – 4 p.m. Sept. 7, 14 and 28

Minecraft Creative, for ages 6-12 – 5 p.m. Sept. 9 and 23

Girls Who Code, for 6th-12th grade – 4 p.m. Sept. 12, 19 and 26

Golden Agers' Computer Club10 a.m. Sept. 14 and 28

STEAM Tweens, for ages 8-12 – 4 p.m. Sept. 8, 15, 22 and 29

Computer Skills for Job Seekers1 p.m. Sept. 19-20, 22-23

Introduction to Genealogy: Start Right!2 p.m. Sept. 21

Microsoft Excel1 p.m. Sept. 26-29

Web Design for Adults6 p.m. Sept. 28

September brings a busy month of kids' activities

BoyReading2Journey from the dog days of summer into the beginning of fall with Norman Public Library Central, which gives families with children a wide range of program options throughout the week.

Events take place in the Story Time Room of the library unless otherwise noted. The library's schedule of events for September include:

Toddler Explorers (ages 1 to 3) - 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 1

Music Connection (ages 3 to 7) - 6 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29

Rhythm Babies (24 months and younger) - 10 a.m. Fridays, Sept. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30

Saturday Story Time (best for ages 2-5) - 11 a.m. Saturdays, Sept. 3 and 10

Baby Story Time (24 months and younger) - 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 7, 14, 21 and 28

After School Special (kindergarten, 1st, 2nd grades) - 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 7, 14, 21 and 28

STEAM Tweens (ages 8 to 12) - 4 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 8, 15, 22 and 29

Story Time (best for ages 2-5) - 10 a.m. Mondays, Sept. 12, 19 and 26

Screen Time (best for ages 2-5) - 10:45 a.m. Mondays, Sept. 12, 19 and 26 (in the Computer Training Center)

Happy Birthday, Roald Dahl! (all ages) - 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13

Sit, Stay, Read! (ages 11 and under) - 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13 and 27

Viva GLART! Grow a Learner Through Art (ages 5 and under) - 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 17