Get tips for safer shopping online

Tablet and phoneThe Internet has changed so much in the world, including the way many people shop for the holiday season.

But there are ways to enhance that shopping process, and the Shawnee Public Library has some of those answers in its program “Internet Shopping Tips,” scheduled at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 28, in the Computer Training Center.

Get a look at places to shop online and ideas for being safe while doing so from several examples of websites and safe practices.

The workshop is for ages 18 and up. Space is limited so registration is required in advance to attend.

November brings a busy slate of activities for kids

Boy readingThursday mornings are an extra great time to bring young children to the Shawnee Public Library for age-appropriate activities.

Beginning at 10 a.m. each week the library is open during the month, the library will present the following activities on these dates:

Nov. 2Wiggle to the Music Story Time, with music, movement and books for ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers;

Nov. 9Stress Relief Story Time, presented in partnership with the Pottawatomie County Health Department, showing the benefits of massage in children up to age 5;

Nov. 16Wiggle to the Music Story Time, with music, movement and books for ages 2 to 5 and their caregivers;

Nov. 30Time for Tots, for children age 30 months and younger, featuring play time, stories, songs and more.

And, don’t forget about Story Time, offered at 10 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. each Tuesday at the library, as well as at 10 a.m. on Wednesdays, Nov. 1, Nov. 8 and Nov. 15 at Shawnee Mall, 4901 N. Kickapoo St.