It’s party time at the Moore Public Library, and children have a chance to spend a day out of school by celebrating with one of their favorite book characters.

Pete the Cat will be at the library for his Groovy Party, at 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 15, at the library, 225 S. Howard Ave.

The day features crafts, games, a photo booth and more, with activities themed around the Pete the Cat book series of author Eric Litwin and illustrator James Dean.

All ages are invited to attend, and registration is not required in advance.

For more information on the event, visit the library, call 793-5100 or go online to www.pioneerlibrarysystem.org/moore.

• Make and create at SOKC library event

The Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library gives teens look into inventing and creating in a new way with the program “Makey Makey for Teens,” at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 16, at the library, 2201 SW 134th St.

The electronic Makey Makey touchpad kits give participants a chance to make their own unique inventions out of a variety of everyday items.

The activity is made possible with one of the library’s new STEAM Power Maker kits, which promote science, engineering and technology through unique learning tools.

Teens in grades 6 through 12 are invited to participate, and registration is required in advance to attend.

For more information, visit the library, call 979-2200 or go online to www.pioneerlibrarysystem.org/sokc.

• Library program looks at ways to keep elders safe from financial abuse

The Moore Public Library presents the program “Preventing Elder Financial Abuse” at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 17, in Room A of the library, 225 S. Howard Ave.

Terri Talley of Allegiance Credit Union will share her expertise on identifying and preventing elder financial abuse, with a look into some of the common scams that can lead to identity theft and other ways elders can be compromised financially.

The program is for ages 18 and up, and registration in advance is required.

For more information, visit the library, call 793-5100 or go online to www.pioneerlibrarysystem.org/moore.

• It’s an Afternoon of Art at the library for teens

The Moore Public Library is all about art in an “Afternoon of Art” for teens, an after school event at 3 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 18, in Room B of the library, 225 S. Howard Ave.

Teens in grades six through 12 are invited to choose their own art medium, from ink to paint to markers, using supplies that will be provided by the library.

Everything is offered free of charge but space is limited, so registration is required in advance to attend the program.

Find out more about any of the library’s programs and services for teens by calling the library at 793-5100 or going online to www.pioneerlibrarysystem.org/moore.

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