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Get crafty at the library

Are you craving a creative outlet? Well, you have a great opportunity coming up pretty soon! It’s craft time at Norman Public Library West, with a chance for teens to find their inner artist and creativity.

Craft events for students entering grades six through twelve will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. on Wednesdays in July, on July 8, 15, 22 and 29. The come-and-go sessions will feature a different project and theme each week, including such activities as Shrinky Dink superhero logo items, superhero flingers, rings, keychains, bookmarks, duct tape lanyards, and more.

All supplies are provided by the library. Registration is not required in advance to attend.

Sooner String Project to perform Summer Showcase concert

music notesThe University of Oklahoma’s Sooner String Project comes to Norman Public Library West to present its Summer Showcase Concert, at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 2Registration is not required in advance to attend, and all ages are invited.

Students will show off what they’ve learned in an hour of musical entertainment for the library audience.

Sooner String Project is conducted through the OU School of Music and gives young children, ages 4 - 10, a chance to learn from university instructors, as well as string education and performance majors. 


‘Nighttime Ninjas’ visiting from the OKC Zoo

Half-moon at nightThe Oklahoma City Zoo is bringing some “Nighttime Ninjas” out during the day for a visit to Norman Public Library West, at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, June 30

All ages are invited to see and touch nocturnal animals who must use their super senses, speed, and skills to survive at night in the wild.

Register today to reserve a spot to meet a super-powered animal.

This event is part of the zoo’s outreach event serires made available thanks to a grant from the Oklahoma City Zoological Trust.