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   Growing Like a Read: 0 - 4yrs       Child 2014       Teen 2014       Adult 2014   
Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Free tutoring for 1st through 12th grade Tuesdays and Thursdays while school is in session. Please bring your work with you.
Location
Coman Culbert Community Room
Library
Noble

Title
Date
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Latin and International music that creates a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness system. Participants must sign a waiver each class, anyone under 18 must have parent/guardian consent and signature.
Location
Room A & B
Library
Moore

Title
Date
Thursday, April 24, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
The Norman Public Library concludes the Great Decisions 2014 Discussion Series on Thursday April 24th. Dr. Suzette Grillot will speak on the topic of Defense Technology.

The program will begin at 6:30 p.m. with a video presentation produced by the Foreign Policy Association and be followed by a talk by Dr. Grillot.

Refreshments will be served.

Participants may register to attend any or all of the Norman Public Library’s Great Decisions programs. To register or for more information, stop by the Adult Information Desk at the library or call 701-2620. An optional Briefing Book which contains all the essays and reading material is available for purchase. The Great Decisions Program is sponsored locally by the Friends of the Norman Public Library.

Great Decisions is the flagship educational program of the Foreign Policy Association. To learn more about the Great Decisions program go to the Foreign Policy Association website (www.fpa.org) and click on Great Decisions.
Location
Room A/B
Library
Norman

Title
Date
Friday, April 25, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
If you have a group or would like to learn the ins and outs of role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons and Magic the library would be the place. This a self directed group activity.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Purcell

Title
Date
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Teens and adults are free to join us for a monthly gaming session running the Pathfinder's roleplaying system. New players are welcome. Snacks are on us.
Location
Ina Byerly Activity Room
Library
Noble

Title
Date
Saturday, April 26, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Look what's happening at the Shawnee Library for teens. Celebrate Earth Day 2014 making a birdfeeder out of recycled items.
Location
Community Room A
Library
Shawnee

Title
Date
Monday, April 28, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Bring your latest knitting project and join us as we knit together. Don't know how to knit, or can't figure out that new pattern? Let us help! Crocheters are also welcome to join in the fun!
Location
Ina Byerly Activity Room
Library
Noble

Title
Date
Monday, April 28, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Attendees must be 12 or older. Attendees or their guardian must sign a waiver to attend at each class. Attendees are encourages to bring their own mat, none will be provided.
Pilates is a body conditioning routine that may help build flexibility, muscle strength, and endurance. It puts emphasis on spinal and pelvic alignment, breathing, and developing a strong core or center, and improving coordination and balance. Pilates' system allows for different exercises to be modified in range of difficulty from beginning to advance. Intensity can be increased over time as the body conditions and adapts to the exercises.
Location
Room A/B
Library
SOKC

Title
Date
Monday, April 28, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Zumba Class with Voulunteer Shahla.
Location
Room A/B
Library
SOKC

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Free tutoring for 1st through 12th grade Tuesdays and Thursdays while school is in session. Please bring your work with you.
Location
Coman Culbert Community Room
Library
Noble

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
This year marks Norman Public Library's 18th annual Poetry Celebration! There are 3 categories for the writing contest; Adult, 9th through 12th grade, and 6th through 8th grade. Up to 3 poems may be submitted and entry forms are available at the Information Services desk. The deadline for entries is April 17th.
Location
Lowry Room
Library
Norman

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Presentation to Plaza Towers students about Brainfuse, Sequoyah Booktalk, and library tour.
Location
Room B
Library
Moore

Title
Date
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
This program is designed for teens 13 to 18 years old interested in film-making. You will have the oppurtunity to both act in short films and be a part of the filming/devolpment of the projects. Filming will take place either at the library or within walking distance from the library. Also, a permission slip is required.
Location
Coman Culbert Community Room
Library
Noble

Title
Date
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Time
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
"IT'S FREE, IT'S FUN, THERE'S FOOD" A space to meet, play video and board games, chat, read, and craft. We will also have computer access, space to work on group and school projects, homework and research help.
Library
Newcastle

Title
Date
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Description
Free tutoring for 1st through 12th grade Tuesdays and Thursdays while school is in session. Please bring your work with you.
Location
Coman Culbert Community Room
Library
Noble

Title
Date
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Latin and International music that creates a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness system. Participants must sign a waiver each class, anyone under 18 must have parent/guardian consent and signature.
Location
Room A & B
Library
Moore

Title
Date
Thursday, May 01, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
This month Dr. Jeffrey Meyer, postdoctoral visiting professor in the OU Mathematics Department, will present some of the most influential mathematicians and mathematical ideas that helped build mathematics into what it is today. Along the way, he will mention some of the most famous and influential problems which suprred the development of mathematics, including understanding gravity and heat, the Bridges of Konigsberg, the solution of a quintic polynomial, and Fermat's Last Theory.

Science cafes are a nation-wide grassroots movement that feature a casual meeting environment where plain language and inclusive conversation create a comfortable atmosphere for people with no science background to learn about ongoing scientific research. To learn more about this growing movement visit http://www.sciencecafes.org/

The community is invited and encouraged to attend Science Cafe Norman and be a part of this fascinating community science discussion.

Location
Room A/B
Library
Norman

Title
Date
Friday, May 02, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
If you have a group or would like to learn the ins and outs of role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons and Magic the library would be the place. This a self directed group activity.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Purcell

Title
Date
Saturday, May 03, 2014
Time
1:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Description
Learn the language of basic crochet patterns and make your own "granny square". Supplies furnished. Ages 12-17.
Library
Newcastle

Title
Date
Monday, May 05, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Attendees must be 12 or older. Attendees or their guardian must sign a waiver to attend at each class. Attendees are encourages to bring their own mat, none will be provided.
Pilates is a body conditioning routine that may help build flexibility, muscle strength, and endurance. It puts emphasis on spinal and pelvic alignment, breathing, and developing a strong core or center, and improving coordination and balance. Pilates' system allows for different exercises to be modified in range of difficulty from beginning to advance. Intensity can be increased over time as the body conditions and adapts to the exercises.
Location
Room A/B
Library
SOKC

Title
Date
Monday, May 05, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Zumba Class with Voulunteer Shahla.
Location
Room A/B
Library
SOKC

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
Time
5:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Description
Journey together through a fantasy realm to discover treasure, fight monsters, and triumph over adversity in the dark night.
A variety of d20 tables will be open, including OD&d, 3.5, and 4th ed.
New and experienced players welcome.
Location
Lowry Room
Library
Norman

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Time
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Description
A librarian from the Noble Library will visit the Lexington High School and host book discussions, book talks, and library services examples.
Library
Noble

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 07, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
This program is designed for teens 13 to 18 years old interested in film-making. You will have the oppurtunity to both act in short films and be a part of the filming/devolpment of the projects. Filming will take place either at the library or within walking distance from the library. Also, a permission slip is required.
Location
Coman Culbert Community Room
Library
Noble

Title
Date
Thursday, May 08, 2014
Time
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
Join us for a lively conversation. Our book this month will be THE LOST SUN by TESSA GRATTON. We will have a craft and snacks related to the book. Pick up the book from the Newcastle Public Library.
Library
Newcastle

Title
Date
Thursday, May 08, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Latin and International music that creates a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness system. Participants must sign a waiver each class, anyone under 18 must have parent/guardian consent and signature.
Location
Room A & B
Library
Moore

Title
Date
Friday, May 09, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
If you have a group or would like to learn the ins and outs of role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons and Magic the library would be the place. This a self directed group activity.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Purcell

Title
Date
Monday, May 12, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Attendees must be 12 or older. Attendees or their guardian must sign a waiver to attend at each class. Attendees are encourages to bring their own mat, none will be provided.
Pilates is a body conditioning routine that may help build flexibility, muscle strength, and endurance. It puts emphasis on spinal and pelvic alignment, breathing, and developing a strong core or center, and improving coordination and balance. Pilates' system allows for different exercises to be modified in range of difficulty from beginning to advance. Intensity can be increased over time as the body conditions and adapts to the exercises.
Location
Room A/B
Library
SOKC

Title
Date
Monday, May 12, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Zumba Class with Voulunteer Shahla.
Location
Room A/B
Library
SOKC

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
This program is designed for teens 13 to 18 years old interested in film-making. You will have the oppurtunity to both act in short films and be a part of the filming/devolpment of the projects. Filming will take place either at the library or within walking distance from the library. Also, a permission slip is required.
Location
Coman Culbert Community Room
Library
Noble

Title
Date
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Latin and International music that creates a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness system. Participants must sign a waiver each class, anyone under 18 must have parent/guardian consent and signature.
Location
Room A & B
Library
Moore

Title
Date
Thursday, May 15, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Friends of the Tecumseh Library 2014 book sale will begin with a special Members Only preview event with refreshments served on Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. Anyone is welcome to purchase a membership at the door- $10 for individual membership and $15 for a family membership. The sale continues from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.
Library
Tecumseh

Title
Date
Friday, May 16, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
If you have a group or would like to learn the ins and outs of role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons and Magic the library would be the place. This a self directed group activity.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Purcell

Title
Date
Friday, May 16, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Friends of the Tecumseh Library 2014 book sale will begin with a special Members Only preview event with refreshments served on Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. Anyone is welcome to purchase a membership at the door- $10 for individual membership and $15 for a family membership. The sale continues from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.
Library
Tecumseh

Title
Date
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Teens can contact the Children's Desk or the Information Desk to pick a time slot.

More details coming soon...
Location
Room C
Library
Norman

Title
Date
Saturday, May 17, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Friends of the Tecumseh Library 2014 book sale will begin with a special Members Only preview event with refreshments served on Thursday evening from 6-8 p.m. Anyone is welcome to purchase a membership at the door- $10 for individual membership and $15 for a family membership. The sale continues from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday.
Library
Tecumseh

Title
Date
Monday, May 19, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Bring your latest knitting project and join us as we knit together. Don't know how to knit, or can't figure out that new pattern? Let us help! Crocheters are also welcome to join in the fun!
Location
Ina Byerly Activity Room
Library
Noble

Title
Date
Monday, May 19, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Attendees must be 12 or older. Attendees or their guardian must sign a waiver to attend at each class. Attendees are encourages to bring their own mat, none will be provided.
Pilates is a body conditioning routine that may help build flexibility, muscle strength, and endurance. It puts emphasis on spinal and pelvic alignment, breathing, and developing a strong core or center, and improving coordination and balance. Pilates' system allows for different exercises to be modified in range of difficulty from beginning to advance. Intensity can be increased over time as the body conditions and adapts to the exercises.
Location
Room A/B
Library
SOKC

Title
Date
Monday, May 19, 2014
Time
6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Training Teen Volunteers for SRP 2014. All teen volunteers must have had an interview prior to this orientation.
Location
Story Time Room
Library
Moore

Title
Date
Monday, May 19, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Description
Zumba Class with Voulunteer Shahla.
Location
Room A/B
Library
SOKC

Title
Date
Tuesday, May 20, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Description
Training Teen Volunteers for SRP 2014. All teen volunteers must have had an interview prior to this orientation.
Location
Story Time Room
Library
Moore

Title
Date
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
Time
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
This program is designed for teens 13 to 18 years old interested in film-making. You will have the oppurtunity to both act in short films and be a part of the filming/devolpment of the projects. Filming will take place either at the library or within walking distance from the library. Also, a permission slip is required.
Location
Coman Culbert Community Room
Library
Noble

Title
Date
Thursday, May 22, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
Latin and International music that creates a dynamic, exciting, and effective fitness system. Participants must sign a waiver each class, anyone under 18 must have parent/guardian consent and signature.
Location
Room A & B
Library
Moore

Title
Date
Friday, May 23, 2014
Time
3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Description
If you have a group or would like to learn the ins and outs of role-playing games like Dungeons and Dragons and Magic the library would be the place. This a self directed group activity.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Purcell

The program has not started yet but will begin on Thursday, May 01, 2014.
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