The Moore American


April 3, 2013

Library briefs

MOORE — ‘Barks, Books and Buddies’ program

The Moore Public Library invites learning readers to practice their reading while making a new friend at its “Barks, Books and Buddies” program from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. the first and third Tuesdays of most months at the library, 225 S. Howard Ave.

Upcoming editions of the program are set for April 16 in the library’s Story Time Room.

Children will read to a therapy dog who will spend time listening and not correcting, as a way to encourage the readers’ skills.

Parents or caregivers can sign up for a 15-minute session for their children to read by visiting the Children’s Desk or calling 793-4347.

For more information on the library’s programs and services, go online to

Moore to host annual Plant Exchange

The Moore Public Library will host its annual Plant Exchange at 9 a.m. Saturday, in Rooms A and B of the library, 225 S. Howard Ave.

Chris Ward of the Cleveland County Conservation District will give a presentation at 10 a.m. on water conservation tips to use less water both in the garden and the yard.

Participants also are invited to bring seeds, plants, bulbs or even just ideas to exchange with other gardeners.

Registration is not required to attend.

For more information on this or other programs and services offered at the library, call 793-4349 or go online to

Library to present Writing Workshop

The Moore Public Library invites authors and would-be authors to a Writing Workshop at 7 p.m. April 9, in the Story Time Room of the library, 225 S. Howard Ave.

Instructor Katie Shearer will focus specifically on tips and techniques for writing fiction and getting past common stumbling blocks for writers.

The workshop will be helpful for a beginning writer, or someone who has plenty of experience but is just looking for some new ideas.

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