Science Museum brings “A Universe of Stories” for summer activities

BeakersWith the Tecumseh Public Library spending the summer focusing on space and science, it means one thing for sure. The experts from Science Museum Oklahoma will be bringing their talents to the library for a variety of program options.

The theme for this year’s Summer Learning Program in PLS libraries is “A Universe of Stories,” with programs taking on space themes, science and technology focuses and more.

Age-appropriate activities led by SMO are planned throughout June and July. The schedule this summer at the library includes:

Science Fiction Bonanza, 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 4Ages 18 and up will explore the actual science and technology used by popular and classic science-fiction films and how it relates to the real world;

Important Moments in Astronomy, 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 5Teens will follow in the footsteps of famous astronomers in a hands-on exploration of key moments in the history of astronomy;

The Great Space Adventure, 2 p.m. Thursday, June 27 – Geared to children ages 3 to 12, it’s a presentation of hands-on engineering challenges and a look at how the universe works.

Registration is required in advance for the teen and adult programs.

Sponsors for this year’s Summer Learning Program are the Anne and Henry Zarrow Foundation, Friends of the Library groups, Hitachi Computer Products of America (Inc.), Institute of Museums and Library Services, Oklahoma College Savings Plan, Pioneer Library System, Pioneer Library System Foundation, Sonic, Oklahoma Department of Libraries and the Oklahoman Newspapers in Education.