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Sunday Celtic sessions set monthly at Norman West

Fans of Celtic music, or anyone interested in an afternoon of soothing sounds, are invited to Norman Public Library West’s 4th Sunday Celtic Session. The first edition of the monthly program will be 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 23, at the library, 300 Norman Center Court.

Attendees may listen in from the library’s Café area, or bring their own acoustic instrument and join in on the session themselves.

The programs are slated for the fourth Sunday of each month through February, with upcoming performance dates on Dec. 28, Jan. 25 and Feb. 22.

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Norman Central hosts monthly Sensory Story Time

Norman Public Library Central continues its Sensory Story Time at 10 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 20, in the Story Time Room of the library, 225 N. Webster Ave.

The interactive story time is especially designed for children in the autism spectrum, with sensory processing disorder or other special needs. It will feature books, songs and movement exercises specially designed to engage all give senses of learning.

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Norman Ballet Company comes to Norman West for “Nutcracker” demonstration

The grace and beauty of the Norman Ballet Company comes to Norman Public Library West for a special performance at 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22, at the library, 300 Norman Center Court.

The group will perform scenes from “The Nutcracker,” and children in attendance will get a chance to participate in the battle of the Mouse King and learn about ballet and pantomime.

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Norman West debuts Monday Night Book Club

Norman Public Library West announces the debut of a new book discussion group at the library.

The Monday Night Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 17, with the second meetings of the group set for Monday, Dec. 8.

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Norman West begins therapy dog reading sessions on Wednesdays

Norman Public Library West invites families with young readers to an evening of reading with therapy dogs at the library. Reading sessions are set for 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12 and 19, as well as Wednesdays in December when the library is open.

Each week, the library will have a therapy dog in house to listen to young readers as they practice their reading skills. It’s a good chance to learning readers to read to a new friend in a relaxed environment in hopes of helping them gain confidence in their reading skills.

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Literacy program hosts training for tutors of ESL students

The Pioneer Library System’s Cleveland County Literacy Services Department will host a tutor training for prospective volunteer tutors at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at Norman Public Library Central, 225 N. Webster Ave., in the Lowry Room.

This training is specifically designed for volunteers who want to work with learners of English as Second Language in Cleveland County. Registration may be completed through the Cleveland County Literacy Office at 405-701-2682.

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Norman Public Library Central announces November computer class schedule

Norman Public Library Central has announced its schedule for free computer classes for November. Classes take place in the Computer Training Center of the library, 225 N. Webster Ave.

Norman Public Library computer instruction is intended for beginners. Each class consists of verbal and visual instruction and includes guided practice through various activities.

Read more: Norman Public Library Central announces November computer class schedule

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