Friday movie series debuting

The Blanchard Public Library is joining forces with the Blanchard Parks and Recreation Department for a series of family-friendly Summer Midday Movies to be shown during July.

Movies start at 2 p.m. on Fridays, July 10, 17, 24 and 31 and take place at the library. We would love or you to come out and join us!

Per the licensing agreement for the movies, titles can only be released at the library but are available from staff members there.

Go 3D with teen art session

The Blanchard Public Library is going three-dimensional with its upcoming teen craft event “3D Pens” at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 9. Space and supplies are limited, so registration in advance will be required. Registration can be completed by using the online form.

It’s a chance to learn how to use 3Doodler pens to make a unique three-dimensional drawing. Students in sixth through 12th grade are invited to be part of the program.

The activity comes from one of the Pioneer Library System’s new Steam Powered Maker Kits.

Super stories from "Traveling Tails"

The Blanchard Public Library becomes home for a morning to the “Traveling Tails” of a local group and its animal friends, at a children’s program at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, July 8. Registration is not required to attend, and all ages are invited.

Traveling Tails is a Blanchard-based organization founded by Ashley and Reagan Clement, who share their passion for animals through educational programs they take out into the community. Seven of the organization’s animal friends will come along with the Clements for the library visit.

Go inside the science of superheroes

plasma globeThe Blanchard Public Library welcomes Science Museum Oklahoma for the children’s program “So You Want to Be a Superhero” at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, July 1.

Grab your cape and join us as we explore the science behind some of your favorite heroes and villains. Learn how Nightcrawler can climb walls, Firestorm creates heat, and Thing is so strong. You may even discover your own super powers.

This program is made possible by the Oklahoma Museum Network and the Friends of the Blanchard Library.

The Oklahoma Museum Network is part of a group of facilities across the state that works together to provide hands-on learning for families. In addition to Science Museum Oklahoma, it features the Jasmine Moran Children’s Museum in Seminole, Leonardo’s Children’s Museum in Enid, Museum of the Great Plains in Lawton, and the Tulsa Children’s Museum.