It’s a super September for children’s events at the library

ChildrenWith school back in session, Norman Public Library Central has a whole lot going on for both school-age students and younger children and their caregivers through a variety of activities.

The schedule for September includes:

Baby Story Time (for children up to 24 months), 10 a.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 5, 12, 19 and 26

STEAM Tweens (for ages 8 to 12), 4 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 6, 13, 20 and 27

Library Music Connection (for ages 3 to 7), 6 p.m. Thursdays, Sept. 6, 13, 20 and 27

Rhythm Babies (for children up to 24 months), 10 a.m. Fridays, Sept. 7, 14, 21 and 28

Family Play Time/la hora de jugar en familia (for up to age 5), 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8

Story Time (for ages 2 to 5), 10 a.m. Mondays, Sept. 10, 17 and 24

After School Special (for Kindergarten through 2nd grade), 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Sept. 19 and Sept. 26

Saturday Story Time (for ages 2 to 5), 11 a.m. Saturdays, Sept. 15, 22 and 29

Talk Like a Pirate Day, 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19

Registration is not required in advance of any of the activities.

Get ready for our upcoming Community Job Fair

PeopleNorman Public Library Central invites local job seekers hoping to take the next step in their career to visit the library for several upcoming activities leading up to the Norman Community Job Fair the library will host in early October.

The schedule features:

Employment Workshop, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 – Learn the basics of writing a winning resume, tips for a successful interview and more.

Learning to Use LinkedIn, 9 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 – As a tool for searching for employment or boosting a small business, the LinkedIn website can offer benefits.

Program presenter Joshua Sauer, Web and Interactive Media Specialist with Moore Norman Technology Center, will demonstrate creating an account, successfully navigating the website, searching for prospective clients or employers and more.

Resume Reviews for Success, 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 18 – Make a 30-minute appointment with one of the library’s resume specialists to have your resume reviewed and get suggestions for improving it. Once you register for the event, a Business Outreach Specialist will call to schedule your 30-minute appointment.

Each of the above events is for ages 18 and up, and advance registration is required.

They all lead up to the library’s Community Job Fair, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, in the Lowry Room.

That event will feature visits from local employers for onsite interviews and more information about their organizations and a chance for job seekers to get resume and cover letter assistance, use the library’s Computer Training Center for immediate application process and more.