Schedule changing for holidays.

Shawnee library welcomes children for Winter Holiday Happening

The Shawnee Public Library celebrates the season at “A Winter Holiday Happening,” at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 21, in Community Rooms A and B of the library, 101 N. Philadelphia Ave.

The program is for children ages 3 and up and will feature winter and Christmas-themed stories, crafts, music, refreshments and more.

Registration is not required to attend.

For more information, visit the library, call 275-6353 or go online to

Libraries announce closing schedule for the holidays

The facilities of the Pioneer Library System will have some schedule changes for the upcoming holiday season.

Libraries will close at 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 23, and will be closed all day on Tuesday, Dec. 24 and Wednesday, Dec. 25.

Libraries also will close early at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 31, and be closed all day on Wednesday, Jan. 1.

What never closes is the Pioneer Library System’s Virtual Library, with downloadable items and other resources available through the PLS website,

Also, keep up with the library through social media, on Twitter @mylibrary2go, Facebook at “Pioneer Library System” and Instagram under “mylibrary2go.”