Jump into summer at weekly Preschool and Toddler Story Time

readThe Summer Reading Program means the Purcell Public Library’s Preschool and Toddler Story Time is racing ahead with stories and more for youngsters, with Story times set for 10:30 a.m. each Thursday during June. Program dates are June 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30.

Each session of Preschool and Toddler Story will feature stories, rhymes, songs, games and other activities geared to toddlers and preschool-age children and their caregivers.

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

We Do Legos at the library

legoThe Purcell Public Library brings the fun of Legos and the creativity of building together in its upcoming We Do Legos programs, at 2 p.m. on both Thursday, June 2 and June 16 at the library.

It’s an introduction to Lego Robotics, with participants getting to program their Lego creations with laptop computers. Sixteen computers will be available for the first participants and others as they become available, and free form Legos for other projects will be available for participants waiting on a computer.

Children up to age 11 are invited to participate, and registration is not required.

Irish dance group to perform

hill irish dance schoolThe luck of the Irish will fill the Purcell Public Library in a visit from the Irish dancers from Hill Irish Dance School, who will perform at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 31.

The colorfully-costumed group will perform traditional dances to the tines of Irish fiddles and bagpipes in a presentation for all ages. This is an event you don't want to miss out! 

Registration is not required to attend.

Home Depot brings building workshop for kids

buildingYou're the builder; can you fix it?! The Purcell Public Library, in partnership with The Home Depot, will present a Building Workshop for children ages 4 to 12, at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 26, at the library.

Participants will receive supplies courtesy of The Home Depot to put together a unique project they then can take home as a decoration or gift. Adults are welcome to help their children with their project!

Registration is required for each child so there are enough supplies for everyone.


Series focuses on physical and mental health

SRPadultThe Purcell Public Library will present 12 Pathways to Better Brain Health, a video conference event at 10 a.m. Wednesday, May 25, at the library,

This is the first of a four-part series of video conference presentations on health-related issues. The programs are a part of the Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative, an organization that seeks to provide health education to Oklahoma communities.

Future dates, times and topics include:

June 1, 10 a.m.Managing Stress

June 8, 10 a.m.Managing the Blues

June 15, 10 a.m.Moving Forward

The programs are for ages 18 and up and are offered free of charge, but space is limited, so registration in advance is required.