Adult Exercise and Wellness Program 2022-2023

Our Adult Exercise program will be Tuesday and Thursday at 10:00 a.m. starting September 13,2022 and ending May 26, 2022. Collaborating with the OSU Extension we will be having special programs on the benefits of eating healthy, drinking more water, exercise and much more.

October – The class has been working on stretching exercises and enjoying protein power bites.

November 14 – Liz McBee from the OSU office led the class in Tai-Chi.

Story Time 2022-2023

September 28, 2022 – First day of Story Time: the books read were “Biscuit visits the Pumpkin Patch” and “Five Little Pumpkins”. The Nursery Rhymes enjoyed were “Hey Diddle, Diddle” and “One, Two, Buckle My Shoe”. The craft was “Hello Fall – Bear”.

October 5, 2022 – Today at Story Time the color was orange, the Nursery Rhymes played was “One, Two Buckle my Shoe”, “Baa, Baa Black Sheep”, “Hey Diddle, Diddle”, the book read was “Owl Babies” and the craft was a fall football turkey. Everyone had a good time.

October 12th Story Time was about the color Red, circles, squares and apples. The books read were “Apple Picking Day” and “Apples”. The nursery rhymes sang were “Little Miss Muffet”, “Hey Diddle, Diddle” and “Baa, Baa Black Sheep”. The exercise was done using different colored flags and creating circles. The craft was creating apples. Everyone had a great time and received an apple for a snack.

October 26th It was Halloween day at Story Time. The color of the day was orange; shapes were circles, triangles, and square; numbers were one, two and three. Books were “Pumpkins”, “Mouse’s First Halloween”, and “Five Little Pumpkins”. Everyone had a great time.

November 2nd Today in Story Time we had Sherry Jenkins and Liz McBee as special guest. Sherry led them in 2 turkey songs, “Baa, Baa, Black Sheep”, and the “Flag” song. Liz read “Roy the Responsible Rabbit” and talked to them about being responsible. The craft was a Welcome Fall” sign.

November 9th – We had 8 little ones at Story Time today. The songs they sang were “Big Fat Turkey”, “5 Turkeys”, “Itsy Bitsy Spider”, “Ride a Pony”, and “If you are Happy”. The nursery rhymes were “Hey Diddle, Diddle” and “Baa, Baa, Black Sheep”. The books read were “Brown Bear” and “Scarecrow”.

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Summer Reading Program 2022

Every Thursday in June from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m.

Outdoors in the lot next to the library

For Elementary School Age Children

Summer Reading program “Oceans of Possibilities” began June 2nd with a presentation about ‘Water Cycle’ given by Loren from the Extension Office. There was a game played showing the different components of the cycle. There were also door prizes at the end of the program. This program will be every Thursday from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the month of June. It is never too late to join the fun.

Hooplahoma was the guest performer at Summer Reading on June 9th. She explained that if you want to do something that is difficult (like perfecting the hula hoop) you start out slow and keep practicing and you will eventually reach you goal.

June 23rd program was presented by Chris McMinn, a competitive fisherman. He discussed the different types of fish that can be found in this part of Oklahoma, the different lures and/or bait to use and the different types of poles and rods. You can also see the mini vegetable garden planted by the Storytime children and library staff. At the end of the program the children were given an apple or banana for a healthy snack.

June 23rd Summer Reading program was by Michael Corley, a magician. Everyone was very entertained, after the presentation there was a drawing, fresh apples and fruit snacks handed out.

June 30th was the last day of the Summer Reading Program, we started out with hot dogs, chips and fruit. The program was presented by the Mad Scientist, he included lots of interesting facts about the ocean. The children interacted with questions and several assisted with demonstrations. The last day all the children were to turn in their reading logs for the month. The names of the children that were present on this day and had turned in their logs were put into the drawing for the bicycles. Rylee Sharp was the winner of the girl’s bike and Robert Pell was the winner of the boy’s bike.

Adult Exercise and Wellness Program 2022

Beginning Sept. 21, 2021 adult exercise classes will be held at the Beaver County Library each Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 a.m. till 11:00 a.m. Great way to help reduce stress and anxiety and help increase flexibility and balance. Everyone 20 yrs. and up are welcome to attend.

There was a presentation January 13, 2022 by Sara Williams, Physical Therapist, covering the benefits of exercise on the cardiovascular and benefits of aerobic exercise.

February 22nd Adult Exercise and Wellness Class added The Step as a part of the routine.

March Adult Exercise class discussed healthier snacks and drinks. They were served infused Blueberry Water and Protein Power Balls at the end of their class.

Adult exercise class used the One Step today. After the class they enjoyed cucumber infused water, ham & turkey wraps.

Exercise class was given by Sara Williams, Physical Therapist, she went over Daily Heart Healthy Exercises and handed out a list of twenty exercises that can be done at home.

April 12 – the class did several exercises using the step and enjoyed Protein Power snacks and orange infused water.

April 26 – The class used the Step and also sitting down stretches. After class they enjoyed lemon infused water and protein power balls.

May 5: We had a good group today for the Adult Health and Wellness exercise class. Lots of stretching exercises and finishing class with lemon infused water.