Zumba class series continues on Thursdays

Musical notesThe Moore Public Library is presenting weekly Zumba classes at 6 p.m. on Thursdays, beginning Aug. 3 and continuing each Thursday in the month.

The workouts feature high-energy Latin and International music that combine dance and exercise movements.

Teens ages 12 and up or adults may participate, although a signed waiver is required before each class. Anyone under age 18 must have parent or guardian consent by signing the waiver.

The classes are made possible through the Health Literacy Grant by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma Literacy Resource Office and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Experience an introduction to Tai Chi

Tai ChiLearn the art of Tai Chi with the Moore Public Library in two sessions of its weekly classes – a Beginner’s Tai Chi class at 9 a.m. on Saturdays, and an Intermediate Tai Chi class that follows immediately after at 10 a.m.

Classes are for age 18 and up. Registration is required in advance, as is a signed waiver.

The sessions are led by certified instructor Chock Petchprom. The goal for the classes is to improve balance and coordination, reduce stress and anxiety, promote joint health and help participants develop and improve muscle strength.

The program series is made possible through the Health Literacy Grant by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma Literacy Resource Office and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Beginner’s Yoga classes set on Mondays

YogaThe Moore Public Library presents a series of Beginner’s Yoga Classes to the community, with classes scheduled at 6 p.m. on Mondays during August beginning Aug. 7.

The classes are taught by a certified YMCA instructor who will be leading the group in learning various yoga poses. Participants should wear comfortable clothing and bring a yoga mat or towel for comfort, although there will be a limited number of mats provided.

The classes are for age 12 and up or adults and are made possible through the Health Literacy Grant by the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Oklahoma Literacy Resource Office and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

A signed waiver is required before each class. Anyone under age 18 must have parent or guardian consent by signing the waiver.

Monthly book group is “Open for Discussion”

Heat and Light coverThe Moore Public Library invites avid readers to be part of its monthly Open for Discussion Book Club, meeting next at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23.

This month’s discussion will be on the novel Heat and Light by Jennifer Haigh. Copies of the book are available in advance of the discussion from the Information Services Desk.

Ages 18 and up may attend, and registration is required.

Group members discuss a book selected in advance of each month’s event.

It’s Lego Night at Sensory Teens event

LegosThe Moore Public Library concludes a three-part library series for Sensory Teens with a Lego Night, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, in the Story Time Room of the library.

The program is geared to teens and their friends or families with sensory sensitivity or who struggle with big crowds. The event will be an exploration of science, technology, engineering and math through a variety of Lego activities.

All supplies are provided.

Registration is required in advance to attend.