Library to be closed April 25-27

Closing signThe Shawnee Public Library will be closed Tuesday through Thursday, April 25-27, for work to be done by the City of Shawnee on the building.

During the closing, library patrons may utilize any of the other 10 hometown libraries in the Pioneer Library System, including locations in Tecumseh and McLoud, as well as all services available online.

The library is scheduled to reopen for its regular hours, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, April 28.

Come to Story Time at the library or the mall

MotherAndBaby byphanlop88The Shawnee Public Library is giving early readers an introduction to the library at its Preschool Story Time, scheduled multiple times during the week, both inside and outside of the library.

Weekly Preschool Story Times are scheduled for twice on Tuesdays in April, at 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. on April 4, 11, 18 and 25. 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 Monday afternoons, library staff takes the show on the road to Shawnee Mall for a 4:30 p.m. story time on April 3, 10, 17 and 24. These activities are geared to ages 3 to 5 and take place at the mall's Center Court.

Registration is not required to attend any of the events.