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Wednesday means story time for youngsters

The Newcastle Public Library invites families with preschool children to its weekly story times, at 10 a.m. on each Wednesday during October.

The library’s Pre-K Story Time provides stories, songs, activities and a craft. It’s geared to ages 2 to 5 but babies and even older children are welcome too.

And for families with younger children, the library hosts a Baby Lap Sit activity place at 11 a.m. each Wednesday of the month. These programs will feature songs, rhymes and stories that appeal to babies 15 months and younger and their caregivers.

Registration is encouraged in advance for each of the programs.

For more information, visit the library, call 387-5076 or go online to www.pioneerlibrarysystem.org/newcastle .

 Friday afternoon series rolls into October

The Newcastle Public Library again continues its series of Friday afternoon events for school-age students on days school is out.

Programs begin at 2 p.m. and the schedule for October features:

Oct. 5 – Art for School Age Children, with this month’s featured book being “Following My Paint Brush” by Dulari Deva.

Oct. 19 – Book-N-Cook, featuring the book “Monsters Don’t Eat Broccoli” by Barbara Jean Hicks.

Oct. 26 – Scary Stories Around the Camp Fire, featuring books in a Halloween theme.

Supplies for activities are provided thanks to the help of the Friends of the Newcastle Library. Registration is encouraged in advance to attend each event.

For more information, visit the library, call 387-5076 or go online to www.pioneerlibrarysystem.org/newcastle .

The Newcastle Pacer

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120 NE 2nd, Suite 102 - Newcastle, Oklahoma 73065

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