Kidtech Technology Club taking a look inside Minecraft

book jacket for Minecraft Combat Handbook The Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library is taking tweens to the future and beyond with its Kidtech: After School Technology Club.

The group is for ages 8 to 12 and hosts its next meetings at 5 p.m. Friday, March 13 and March 27 in the Computer Training Center of the library. Space is limited so registration is required to attend.

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Get familiar with a new way to do wire art

The Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library’s TweenScene group meets 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, to get an introduction to Twisteez wire as a means to create unique artistic masterpieces. Twisteezwire is non-toxic, pliable, brightly colored, plastic coated copper wire. Learn more about TwisteezWire online

The group is for ages 8 to 12 and meets twice a month for a variety of activities that change at each meeting. Space is limited so register at the library by calling 979-2200, or online

Parenting series focuses on baby food, breastfeeding

mother and babyThe Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library is continuing a new series for families that focuses on many aspects of parenting.

Two programs are scheduled in March: “Breastfeeding,” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 10, and “Baby Food Basics,” at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 24, each in Rooms A and B of the library. Space is limited so registration will be required in advance for each program.

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Minecraft Club members are digging the library

book jacket for Minecraft Combat HandbookThe popular online video game Minecraft is coming to the Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library as part of the library’s Minecraft Club.

Children ages 8 to 12 are invited for the club’s March meetings, at 5 and 6 p.m. on Mondays, March 9 and 23, in the Computer Training Center of the library. The library will also host a Minecraft Club for Homeschoolers, at 2 p.m. on Thursdays, March 12 and 26. View all of the Minecraft Club meetings on the March calendar.

Space is limited so registration is required to attend each of the club meetings.

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Join us for a busy March in children's programs

Book jacket cover Dr. Seuss's Oh, baby! Go, baby!The Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library is there for children and families with a variety of age-appropriate activities offered throughout every week at the library.

The schedule for children’s activities for March features:

Mondays at 10 and 11 a.m. – Children’s Story Time and Craft, for ages 2 to 5.
Thursdays at 10 and 11 a.m. – Baby Story Time, for up to age 2
Every second Tuesday at 2 p.m. – Afternoon Story Time, a new offering for all ages for parents not able to make the morning times
Every third Monday at 6 p.m., Good Night Story Time, another new program for all ages geared to working parents. Children can come in their pajamas to sing and read stories.
Every first Friday at 10 a.m., Sensory Story Time, for ages 2 to 6 who have trouble with big crowds, are on the autism spectrum or are sensitive to sensory overload. It feature songs, stores, bubble time and special sensory activities.

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After School Kids getting scientific

flasksThe Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library is giving children a look into the world of science at the next edition of its After School Kids (ASK) program. The program, for children in pre-K through third grade, takes place at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, March 5, at the library.

This month’s theme is science, with discovery and exploration through a variety of safe science experiments. Registration is required for each child taking part.

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