Moore has more for readers in the New Year

Baby with bookLooking for great reads and ways to enjoy the winter months? The Moore Public Library has you covered with the Pioneer Library System’s collection of more than 675,000 books, magazines, DVDs and downloadable items.

Materials can be transferred between PLS libraries within a matter of days and be in readers’ hands for a nice evening in from the cold with a captivating read.

The library also will begin the New Year with many programs and activities for various ages and featuring many topics.

Among the upcoming offerings in January are:

A big part of what we do is our work with families with young children. To that end, multiple programs are offered weekly to begin helping grow a love of the library and reading in general with children.

Preschool Story Time, at 10 a.m. on Tuesdays, for children ages 2 to 5 with stories, songs and more;

Lapsit Story Time, at 10 and 10:45 a.m. Wednesdays, geared to babies and their caregivers;

Offered twice a month at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 5, and the same time Saturday, Jan. 19, the program Families Explore: Music, is an interactive time for all ages to experience music through stories and activities.

Pre-K Play, at 10 a.m. both Thursday, Jan. 10 and Thursday, Jan. 24, is an hour-long come-and-go event for preschoolers and their caregivers;  

Kids Club, 4:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14, is an afterschool activity for students in kindergarten, first grade or second grade;

Sensory Story Time, 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, is an ideal program for children ages 2 to 6 who have trouble with big crowds, are on the autism spectrum or are sensitive to sensory overload;

Story Time at The Boxcar, 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 17. The library staff takes Story Time on the road to The Boxcar, 2100 N. Eastern Ave., for an event for ages 12 and under;

Advance registration is required for some of the programs. Check with the library for more information.