Grow with us at “Family Play Date”

Children sitMake a Family Play Date with the Purcell Public Library to explore through play in the next session of the monthly program, scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Friday, April 28, in the Meeting Room of the library.

The theme for the program is “Let’s Grow,” and in honor of the many things that grow in springtime, looks at those things as well as things that don’t grow.

Friday Play Date is designed for preschool-age children and toddlers to learn through exploring new things.

Registration is not required in advance to attend.

Teens are making and creating in Friday afternoon series

STEAMPowerLogoThe Purcell Public Library is bringing teens into a new world of technology at its Teen Maker Space series, with programs at 4 p.m. each Friday in April, on April 7, 14, 21 and 28.

STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics, and the topics are being shown off in a variety of STEAM Power Maker Kits available through the hometown libraries of the Pioneer Library System, including in Purcell.

Ages 12 to 17 are invited to participate in the programs, and registration is not required in advance.

All supplies will be provided.

Tuesday brings afterschool series for kids

Lego2The Purcell Public Library presents weekly afterschool events beginning at 3:15 p.m. on Tuesdays in April.

Activities are for elementary school-age children and snacks will be provided at each event.

Themes and dates are:

April 4Fun and Games @ the Library, with a variety of video games, board games and card games;

April 11Art Party for Kids: this month's event features the talents of animal sculptor Nick Mackman, and participating children will be able to make a one-of-a-kind piece to take home;

April 18We Do Legos, an afternoon of beginning Lego Robotics and basic programming;

April 25Movies @ the Library, with featured shows rated either G or PG with movie titles available in advance by calling the library at 527-5546. Attendees can bring pillow or blanket if they wish;

Registration is not required to attend any of the programs.