A stop motion explosion is coming to the library

The Moore Public Library hosts a Stop Motion Explosion Film Camp from 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, July 9 and 10, in the Computer Training Center of the library. Space for the program is limited so registration is required in advance, which can be completed online.

The camp is for students going into grades seven through twelve and will give an introduction to stop motion movie making, including the character creation, script writing, and production of the movies. 

Day one will feature planning, storyboard creation and filming. The second day will be for editing, with a short film festival screening the film planned at 7 p.m. that night in Room B of the library.

OKC Zoo shows off some of its “Zooper-Heroes”

The Moore Public Library welcomes friends from the Oklahoma City Zoo for the Summer Reading Program event “Zooper-Heroes,” at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7.

The program features stories, role playing, and interactive demonstrations that explore the animals that have inspired many superheroes. Representatives from the zoo will show off and describe several animal friends in this program, part of the zoo’s outreach series.

All ages are welcome to attend, and registration is not required in advance, although space is limited to the first 300 participants.

The event is made possible thanks to a grant from the Oklahoma City Zoological Trust.

Take a free computer class in July

The Moore Public Library announces its schedule for free computer classes for July. Each class takes place in the Computer Training Center of the library.

Registration is required for each individual class. To register, call the library, visit the library, or register online by clicking on a class that piques your interest.

The schedule for July features:

July 7, 9:30 a.m.: Computer Basics – An introduction to the computer with practice using a mouse.

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Story time with community heroes

book jacket for Soldiers of the U.S. Army by Lisa M. Bolt SimonsThe Moore Public Library continues celebrating real-life community heroes in July with its special Community Hero Story Times, at 10 a.m. each Tuesday morning

Each week, the library welcomes a different hero to lead story time for children ages 2 and up and share a little about what he/she does in the community.

Scheduled to appear during July are:

Registration is not required to attend any of the story times, which are geared to ages 2 and up.

Take a Lego Quest on Mondays in July

book jacket for Cool creations in 35 pieces by Sean Kenney

"Oh the fun of creating something you’re this proud of." - Lego

Monday mornings in July mean it is time for a Lego Quest at the Moore Public Library for children ages 5 to 12.

Come to the library each Monday at 11 a.m. to work on a new project and challenge using the library's lego kits.

All supplies are provided by the library, but space is limited to the first 60 children to arrive.

Moore’s Celebration in the Heartland

Untied States of America FlagThe City of Moore’s annual Celebration in the Heartland returns to Buck Thomas Park (1903 NE 12th St.) from 10 a.m. - 10 p.m. on Saturday, July 4

The Moore Public Library will be a big part of the festivities, with arts, crafts and other activities for children at the library’s booth throughout the day. Bring the whole family to enjoy all the activities, including a car show, music, food vendors, inflatables, arts and crafts and more.

The The Flat Line Band will take the stage at 7 p.m. for a concert. The fireworks show will begin at dark, approximately 9:45 p.m.

For more information on the event, visit cityofmoore.com.

This event is sponsored by the City of Moore Parks and Recreation Department.