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Norman library briefs
Oklahoman Published: June 12, 2014



‘Hunger Games’ is inspiration for program

Norman-area teens can test their skills with a program inspired by the “Hunger Games” book series. It will be presented at 6 p.m. Friday in the Lowry Room of the Norman Public Library, 225 N Webster Ave. Participants in “Surviving the Quarter Quell” will have their wilderness skills tested in a program based on the books by Suzanne Collins. For more information, call 701-2620 or go to

Training planned for tutors

Pioneer Library System’s literacy program is seeking tutors for students of English as a second language. A tutor training will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Norman Public Library. The training is specifically designed for volunteers who want to work with learners of the English language. Tutors must be 18 years or older and be high school graduates. Registration can be completed through the Cleveland County Literacy Office at 701-2682.

Adult painting workshops offered

Cyndy and Desiree Cashman will bring their “Be Wild for Art” activities out of their Norman studio and into the library for an evening of painting, socializing and fun. They will be at the Norman Public Library West, 300 Norman Center Court, at 6 p.m. Saturday. The two will offer a similar session at 6 p.m. June 20 at the downtown library at 225 N Webster. The studio will provide all necessary materials. For more information, call 701-2600.

‘Physics Fun House’ coming

Staff members of the Oklahoma Museum Network and Science Museum Oklahoma are taking their show on the road and specifically bringing their traveling carnival to the Norman Public Library. The “Physics Fun House” opens at 2 and 7 p.m. Monday in the Lowry Room of the library. Children will enter a big-top themed setting, where feats of physics will amaze their minds and challenge their senses. Registration is not required.