Canning 101 featured
Get ideas for preserving a garden harvest at “Canning 101,” set for 6 p.m. Thursday in the Lowry Room of the Norman Public Library, 225 N Webster Ave. Brenda Hill, family consumer sciences educator with the Cleveland County Extension Service, will lead the class for ages 18 and older. She will give a presentation on basic canning, with tips on the most modern methods. Space is limited, and registration is required. To register, call 701-2600 or go to www.justsoyouknow.us/norman.
Tolkien exploration set
The Norman Public Library will host “Tolkien's Middle Earth Exploration” at 2 p.m. Saturday. The program is presented by the Oklahoma Museum Network's Outreach Department in conjunction with the library's Summer Reading Program for teens. The program based on J.R.R. Tolkien's books will feature an obstacle course, a chemistry experiment and a dragon, along with Tolkien's version of some common foods. The program is free, with no registration required.
Focus at 2 libraries is family stories
Nathan Brown, Oklahoma's poet laureate, will lead a workshop on preserving family stories at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Norman Public Library and at 2 p.m. at the Noble Public Library. “Family Stories: How to Begin” will feature tips on how get started in research and recording of family stories that can be handed down from one generation to the next. The workshops are free. No registration is required.
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