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March 27, 2013

Library sets computer class for April



The group is for ages 18 and up and generally meets the fourth Thursday of the month.

Copies of each month’s selected book can be picked up at the library’s Information Desk.

In April, the group will look at “Old School,” by Tobias Wolff, this year’s selection for The Big Read in the Pioneer Library System.

Registration is not required to take part.

For more information, call 793-4349 or go online to


Advanced Couponing program

Many have found the joy of saving money through clipping and using coupons. The Moore Public Library invites those who may have started into couponing or want to learn more to take another step at an Advanced Couponing program, at 2 p.m. Saturday in Rooms A and B of the library, 225 S. Howard Ave.

Patsy Smith of will present the program, giving those already into the couponing world a chance to take their efforts to the next level.

The presentation is for ages 18 and up, and registration is required to attend.

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

Writing competition, workshop

The Moore Public Library invites elementary school-age children to enter its Children’s Writing Competition.

The library is taking entries for the contest throughout April. Entries should be one page in length and may include artwork. The entry deadline is April 30, and judging will take place throughout May.

The contest winner will be announced after judging and will receive a new eReader.

And to give contestants a little help on their masterpiece, children are invited to a Children’s Writing Workshop, at 4:30 p.m. April 16, in the Story Time Room of the library.

Children’s author Gwendolyn Hooks will lead the workshop, giving exercises and tips for young writers to help with the planning and actual writing of a story.

The contest and the workshop each are sponsored by the University of Oklahoma School of Library and Information Studies.

For more information, visit the library, call 793-4347 or go online to

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