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Norman West hosts Music Night with guitarist Stephen Baker

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Norman Public Library West welcomes local guitarist Stephen Baker for a special Music Night at the library, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at the library, 300 Norman Center Court.

Baker’s expertise is as an acoustic and slide guitarist, and he’ll present a variety of songs for patrons during his performance in the seating area adjacent to Michelangelo’s Café, inside the library.

Read more: Norman West hosts Music Night with guitarist Stephen Baker

Norman West Hosts United Way Pumpkin Contest

United Way of Norman logoIt’s time for Norman West’s Inaugural United Way Pumpkin Decorating Contest!

You can use any size or type of pumpkin, but to keep from attracting creepy critters, please DO NOT submit a carved or hollowed-out (real) pumpkin. Painting, costuming, embellishing, glittering, decoupaging, and anything else you can think of to spice up a pumpkin is encouraged!

The entry fee is a donation of any size ($5 is suggested) to United Way.

A 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be recognized in each category
- Children 12 and under
- Teens/Adults
- PLS Staff

Entries will be accepted October 18-28. Winners will be recognized at the Norman West Birthday Party and United Way Fundraiser on November 1.

Even if you don't enter a pumpkin, visit the library to vote for your favorite pumpkins for a penny per vote. That means if you really like a pumpkin, you can donate $10 and vote for it 1,000 times!

Norman Central's Pumpkin Contest to Benefit United Way of Norman

United Way of Norman logoNorman Public Library is hosting a pumpkin decorating contest to benefit United Way of Norman. Decorate a pumpkin with carving, painting, or any other creative means (no flames allowed) and bring it to the library to enter the contest. Entry is free, but donations to United Way of Norman are encouraged.

A 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place will be awarded in each category:
- Children
- Teen & Adults
- PLS Staff

Even if you don't decorate a pumpkin, visit the library to view the entries and vote for your favorite. Contest will run Saturday Oct 18th thru Tuesday, Oct 28th.

Norman Central to host free computer classes throughout October

Norman Public Library Central has announced its schedule for free computer classes in October.

Computer instruction is intended for beginners. Each class consists of verbal and visual instruction and includes guided practice through various activities.

Classes take place in the Computer Training Center of the library, 225 N. Webster Ave. To sign up, visit the library or go online to the Computer Class Schedule.

Read more: Norman Central to host free computer classes throughout October

Norman West brings learning and fun at its weekly story times

Norman Public Library West invites young children and their families and caregivers to a morning of activities just for them at the library’s Story Time, scheduled at 10 a.m. each Tuesday in October at the library, 300 Norman Center Court.

Story time takes place weekly on Tuesday mornings when the library is open and features themed books, music, stories and games geared to children from birth to pre-K age. This month features stories and activities about apples.

Read more: Norman West brings learning and fun at its weekly story times

Hold Pickup Locations

When using the catalog to place an item on hold, select to have items waiting for you inside a library or outside in a 24 hour library machine. There are four options available:

Both 24 hour library machines have books, dvds, and audiobooks that you can checkout with your PLS library card in addition to your hold items. Click here for information on how to place an item on hold.

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