"Imagine Your Story" with Summer Learning Challenge

The Pioneer Library System's annual Summer Learning Challenge rolls into the heat of summer with many activities for readers to investigate and enjoy.

Summer Learning runs through August 15, with a variety of ways to participate both virtually and from home. This year's Challenge - accessible here - rewards readers for time spent reading either a physical book or through the library's downloadable collection. But as with last year's Challenge, taking part in a variety of activities also will count toward a person's summer goal.

Summer programs also in full swing, with mutliple upcoming virtual presentations. Families can experience the following:

Experience the talents of Inspyral Circus as the talented troupe shows off hula hooping, stilt walking, cyr wheeling, unicycling and juggling in a three-act show. Performances are set for 6:30 p.m. on Thursdays, Aug. 6,. Aug. 13 and Aug. 20.

Teen Dungeons & Dragons Online, 1 p.m. Saturdays, August 8 and August 22: It’s a virtual version of the fifth edition of Dungeons & Dragons for teens. New adventures will take place each week, and players should prepare a character at third level and try to follow D&D Adventurer’s League rules.

Lego Club, 4 p.m. on Thursdays: Children ages 8 to 12 will learn from the Lego Lady in a weekly Zoom presentation. Projects will include a magic carpet zip line for Aladdin, a Zoom puppet theater for Pinocchio and more.

A summer favorite returns this month as well with Moore’s annual Summer Nights Concert Series. The series is an annual presentation of the Moore Public Library’s Summer Learning Challenge, in conjunction with the Moore Friends of the Moore Library. In past years, the series has utilized City of Moore parks during its Friday night events. The Summer Nights Concert Series is sponsored by the Moore Public Library and the Moore Friends of the Library.

This year, everyone can enjoy the concerts as they'll be presented in a virtual format. Each concert will stream via the Pioneer Library System Facebook page

This year's performances:

Friday, Aug. 7, 8 p.m. – Shelly Phelps: The Oklahoma City-based singer and songwriter brings a range from bluesy power ballads to foot-stomping soulful rock tunes.

Friday, Aug. 14, 8 p.m. – Hosty, the one-man band featuring the talents of Norman’s Mike Hosty. He will mix his vocals with guitar ability while also playing drums with his feet.

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