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The Shawnee News-Star
  • Shawnee Public Library schedules events

  • Shawnee Public Library hosts “Facebook 101” class
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  • Shawnee Public Library hosts “Facebook 101” class
     
    The Shawnee Public Library is bringing the world of social media closer to new computer users with the free class “Facebook 101,” at 2 p.m. Monday, April 1, in the Computer Training Center of the library, 101 N. Philadelphia Ave.
    The class is geared to newcomers to social media and gives tips on security and navigating the most used social media site.
    The class is part of a continuing series of free computer offerings provided at the library.
    Space is limited, so registration is required in advance.
    For more information, visit the library or call 275-6353.
     
     
    Join Shawnee’s Preschool Story Time twice on Tuesdays
     
    The Shawnee Public Library invites some of its youngest visitors to take part in Preschool Story Time at the library, 101 N. Philadelphia Ave.
    The library hosts Preschool Story Time twice a week, at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. each Tuesday through the end of April. The programs take place in the library’s Story Time Room.
    Each 45-minute story time session is geared to children ages 3, 4 or 5 years old. It will feature a variety of books, board stories, music, rhymes and creative movement activities for the children.
    Registration is not required to take part.
    For more information on story time, or any of the programs and services available at the library, call 275-6353 or go online to www.justsoyouknow.us/shawnee.
     
     
    Tecumseh Public Library resumes Babygarten, Toddler Story Times
     
    The Tecumseh Public Library will resume its popular Babygarten Story Time series for another six-week session beginning at 11 a.m. Tuesday, April 2, at the library, 114 N. Broadway.
    The story times are designed for ages 18 months and younger and their caregivers and feature rhymes, songs, a craft and playtime. Library Assistant Sue Walker leads the weekly programs, which will run each week at the same day and time through May 7.
    The Babygarten program runs for six-week sessions, and Walker said it’s important for participants to try to attend through the whole series if possible.
    The library also invites families with young children back at 11 a.m. on Thursdays for its Toddler Story Time each Thursday in April.
    Walker and Cyndi Seeley will offer a variety of songs, stories and fingerplays for young children and their caregivers.
    Also, the Pioneer Library System’s initiative Growing Like a Read will be introduced. Growing Like a Read promotes brain development for literacy skills in children from birth to age 4 through reading, talking, playing and singing. It is funded through a grant from the Inasmuch Foundation.
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    Registration is not required to take part in either program.
    For more information on Babygarten, go online to www.babygarten.com/index.
    For more information on the programs and services of the Tecumseh Public Library, call 598-5955 or go online to www.justsoyouknow.us/tecumseh.
     
     
     
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