Take a musical journey with Boulevard Brass

Boulevard BrassA musical summer journey awaits families as they visit Norman Public Library West for “A Better World with Boulevard Brass,” at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 4.

Boulevard Brass, a Norman-based brass quintet, will perform a selection of songs that will take participants on a musical journey through time. Attendees will get a taste of contrasting musical styles from around the world and also learn a little about each of the instruments utilized by the quintet.

Read more about Boulevard Brass here.

Sponsors for this year’s Summer Reading Program are the Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation, Friends of the Library groups, Hitachi Computer Products of America Inc., the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Oklahoma Arts Council, Oklahoma College Savings Plan, Pioneer Library System, Pioneer Library System Foundation, SONIC, the Oklahoma Department of Libraries and The Oklahoman Newspapers in Education.

Get the “how-to” about many topics at library event

Maker MobileIt’s a day of learning new things and getting more in touch with the community with Norman Public Library West and its “How-To Festival,” running from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 3.

The day features something for all ages, with local businesses and community organization presenting hands-on demonstrations on a variety of topics throughout the day.

The Pioneer Library System’s Maker Mobile will be on site with staff showing off some of its features, including 3-D printing, CNC routing and laser cutting.

It’s a come-and-go event, and registration is not required in advance to participate.