Come to weekly story times at the library and the mall

Girl readingThe Shawnee Public Library is bringing its Preschool Story Time to families multiple times during the week, both inside and outside of the library.

Weekly Preschool Story Times are scheduled for twice on Tuesdays beginning Tuesday, Aug. 22, at 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The programs are geared to ages 30 months to five years, and feature not only books but rhymes, music, board stories and creative movement.

And on Wednesday afternoons, library staff takes the show on the road to Shawnee Mall for a weekly 10 a.m. story time starting on Aug. 23. These activities are geared to ages 2 1/2 to 5 and take place at the mall’s Center Court.

Registration is not required to attend any of the events.

Go inside the basics of Facebook with class

iPad and screenGet into the world of social media with the Shawnee Public Library and its class “Facebook for Beginners,” at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 23, in the Computer Training Center of the library.

The presentation looks into the popular social networking site. Basic computer skills and an email account are required to participate.

Ages 18 and up may attend. Registration is required in advance.