March into Spring at the library

Kids listeningThe Shawnee Public Library is sharing stories both at the library and also across town at Shawnee Mall in its continuing weekly offerings of activities during March.

A musical morning awaits children at Wiggle to the Music Story Time, offered twice during the month at 10:30 a.m. on Thursdays, March 1 and March 15. Ages 2 to 5 can enjoy books, music and creative movement time.

Story Time at the library is scheduled on each Tuesday of the month at both 10:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The story times feature music, rhymes and early literacy activities geared to children ages 2 ½ to 5 and their caregivers.

On Wednesdays, Story Time also is offered at 10:30 a.m. at the Center Court at Shawnee Mall, 4901 N. Kickapoo St. It’s best for ages 2 ½ to 5 and will feature music, rhymes, stories and more.

And for slightly older children in kindergarten through 2nd grade, the first Monday of the month is Science Monday. At 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 5, kids will learn about the wonders of science and nature in active, hands-on learning activities.

Registration is not required to attend any of the activities. 

We’re bringing science into the library in monthly series

BeakersThe start of the week means it’s time for science at the Shawnee Public Library and its Science Monday program, at 4:30 p.m. Monday, April 2, in the Story Time Room.

The programs are designed specifically for students in kindergarten through second grade and will look into different aspects of the wonders of science and nature through hands-on activities.

Registration is not required in advance to attend.

Library to host estate planning program

CalculatorThe Shawnee Public Library is looking at the topic of future financial needs with its Estate Planning program, scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 3, at the library.

Carolie Rozell, attorney at law, will lead the program, which will focus on various aspects of estate planning. Among subjects are probate, wills, trusts, durable and health care power of attorney and advanced directives.

The workshop is for ages 18 and up, and registration will be required to attend.