Wednesday afternoons bring time for teens

The Tecumseh Public Library hosts a continuing series of Wednesday afternoon program opportunities for teens during September and October at the library.

Ages 12 to 17 are invited to take part in a variety of activities at 4 p.m. most weeks school is in session.

The upcoming schedule features:

Sept. 18Teens Craft a Fall Wreath;

Sept. 25Teens Cook: Tailgating, with easy recipes to get ready for the big game;

Oct. 2Teens Cook: Pumpkin Snacks, with seasonal recipes;

Oct. 9Fall Painting, an art project painting a fall scene on reclaimed wood;

Oct. 16Gaming, featuring both board games and electronic game favorites;

Registration is required in advance separately for each program.

Take some time to see what’s happening in Tecumseh

The Tecumseh Public Library’s place in the heart of downtown fits its role as a central part of the community it serves.

The library brings much more than just books, with a variety of program options for all ages, public computers and much more in the way of service.

The library regularly features do-it-yourself activities for adults, ranging in topics. Upcoming programs will feature a Do-It-Yourself Air Freshener event at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 19 and a creative morning of Make and Take with the Pioneer Library System Maker Mobile at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24. Registration in advance is required for these activities. 

The library also a great place for the youngest of readers and even pre-readers, who can come for Thursday morning Toddler Story Time at 11 a.m. most weeks. Children who are a little older and starting to read also have a special experience on Mondays beginning at 4 p.m., when a group of friendly therapy dogs come to the library to listen to the children read in a non-judgmental atmosphere.

Teen readers also can find activity at 4 p.m. on most Wednesdays while school is in session. Topics have a wide range from gaming to cooking to crafts and more.

Find out more about everything going on this month and beyond in Tecumseh through our online calendar or pick up a copy of our physical calendar inside the library.

Improve balance with Tai Chi series

Tai ChiThe Tecumseh Public Library will begin a series of “Tai Chi: Moving for Balance” classes for adults at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 5, at the library.

Attendees will learn movements of Tai Chi in an effort to help reduce stress and increase balance and flexibility. The program is designed for people of all levels of mobility and can be performed either standing or sitting.

The series will continue at 6 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays for 12 sessions, through Monday, Sept. 16. There will be no class Monday, Sept. 2, as the library is closed for the Labor Day holiday.

Space is limited so advance registration is required to attend.