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Posted on: January 25, 2018

Library February Programs for Children and Adults

TAX PREPARATION AT THE LIBRARY

AARP Tax preparers will be at the library starting February 1. Please ask library staff for more information. Things to remember to bring:

All income documents

Last year’s tax forms and this year’s tax forms

W-2, W-2G, 1099 (misc. SSA. etc.)

Schedule A long form – itemize Medical bills (DR., Rx, Etc.)

Real estate tax receipt

Mortgage interest

Donation (church, charity, etc.)

Photo Identification: Driver’s License, Military ID, Passport

Social Security Card (must have for everybody on return)

Other Documents

1098-E (Student Loan Interest),

1098-T (Tuition Statements),

Daycare Expense (must have provider’s name, address, & EIN)


FREE 2016 MAGAZINES!

During the first two weeks in February, the Ponca City Library is giving away 2016 magazines. Magazines will be located downstairs February 1-15. Be sure to get here fast while supplies last! Any leftover magazines will be recycled. The Library staff cannot hold any magazines for patrons, and it will be first come first served.

ADULT WINTER READ

Ages 18+ Receive a FREE Book bag and instant prizes just for Reading! Each patron who signs up will only get 1 bag per initial sign up! Participants may enter to win more than once but must fill out a card each time. Only 1 participation prize per person will be given. To qualify to be entered to win you must read 6 books per card, and the card needs to be filled out completely front and back! Most importantly enjoy a great book and have fun! All Winter Read Cards must be turned in by February 28 to be entered in to win the grand prize! Winner of Grand Prize will be announced March 1.

All the programs below take place at the Ponca City Library at 515 E. Grand Ave. 74601

3 ways to register:

1. Go to the reference desk at the Library

2. Call 767-0345

3. Email library@poncacityok.gov

Thursday, February 1

Origami: Lanterns on a String and Fortune Cookies

3:00-5:30 pm

Suitable for ages 8 and older unless children are accompanied by a guardian. This is a FREE come and go program. Self-guided origami and materials will be provided. Please be aware that some of the instructions might be hard to follow for younger participants. Patrons who participate will be guided by two library staff instructors.

Friday, February 2

Lapsit Story time

Pre-registration event

11:00-11:30 am

Lapsit Storytime is geared towards toddlers under the age of two to help with early literacy skills. Toddlers and their parents or guardians will have fun singing songs, sensory bins, and discovering new books.

Tuesday, February 6

English Conversation Circle: American History Trivia Night

7:00-8:00 pm

Practice your English conversational skills with other English learners at the library. Discussions will be facilitated by the Ponca City Library Staff!

Wednesday, February 7

Story time and Craft

11:00-12:00 pm

Recommended ages 0–6 will enjoy a fun singing exercise and then embark on an enchanting storybook read by the Children’s Librarian followed by a unique craft.

Thursday, February 8

Origami: Chinese New Year Paper Craft!

3:00-5:00 pm

Suitable for ages 8 and older unless children are accompanied by a guardian

This is a FREE come and go program. Self-guided origami and materials will be provided. Please be aware that some of the instructions might be hard to follow for younger participants. Patrons who participate will be guided by two library staff instructors.

Green Cleaning DIY

Pre-registration event

6:00-8:00 pm

Learn about cleaning solutions for a healthier home and environment! All supplies will be provided by the Friends of the Library! During this program you will walk away with your very own home-made cleaner.

Friday, February 9

Lapsit Story time

Pre-registration event

11:00-11:30 am

Lapsit Storytime is geared towards toddlers under the age of two to help with early literacy skills. Toddlers and their parents or guardians will have fun singing songs, sensory bins, and discovering new books.

Saturday, February 10  

Make-A-Valentine

11:00 am

Come create a homemade valentine for someone special in your life. The Ponca City Library will provide all the supplies; you bring your creativity! This program is open to all ages. Younger children will need parental guidance.

Tuesday, February 13

Mardi Gras Bead Art

3:00 pm

This is a come and go program for all ages to create a unique style artwork using Mardi Gras Beads. All materials will be provided.

English Conversation Circle:

Social Media & the Internet (apps, dating sites, games, tech devices, etc.)

7:00-8:00 pm

Practice your English conversational skills with other English learners at the library. Discussions will be facilitated by the Ponca City Library Staff!

Wednesday, February 14

Story time and Craft

11:00-12:00 pm

Recommended ages 0–6 will enjoy a fun singing exercise and then embark on an enchanting storybook read by the Children’s Librarian followed by a unique craft.

Thursday, February 15

Origami: 3-D Triskele Paper Globes!

3:00-5:00 pm

Suitable for ages 8 and older unless children are accompanied by a guardian

This is a FREE come and go program. Self-guided origami and materials will be provided. Please be aware that some of the instructions might be hard to follow for younger participants. Patrons who participate will be guided by two library staff instructors.

Friday, February 16

Lapsit Story time

Pre-registration event.

11:00-11:30 am

Lapsit Storytime is geared towards toddlers under the age of two to help with early literacy skills. Toddlers and their parents or guardians will have fun singing songs, sensory bins, and discovering new books.

Saturday, February 17

Brick Builders! 

1:00-2:00 pm

Recommended for children 0-12 and families

Children can use their imagination and creativity to build something using toy blocks of all shapes and sizes.

Monday, February 19

Computer Training Classes: Computers 101 & Using the Internet

9:00-11:00 am

For early registration, call 767-0345 and ask for the reference desk. Note: you may sign up for multiple classes at once, or sign up for the one that best fulfills your needs! For cancellation: Please call prior to the scheduled training class.

Book Club: The Circle by Dave Eggers

Pre-registration event

4:00-5:00 pm

This book club is recommended for ages 16 and older. There is a limited amount of books available that can be picked up at the reference desk. Light refreshments will be served.

Tuesday, February 20

Bedtime Stories

7:00-7:30 pm

Practice your English conversational skills with other English learners at the library. Discussions will be facilitated by the Ponca City Library Staff!

English Conversation Circle

7:00-8:00 pm

Practice your English conversational skills with other English learners at the library. Discussions will be facilitated by the Ponca City Library Staff!

Wednesday, February 21

Story time and Craft

11:00-12:00 pm

Recommended ages 0–6 will enjoy a fun singing exercise and then embark on an enchanting storybook read by the Children’s Librarian followed by a unique craft.

Friday, February 23

Lapsit Story time

Pre-registration event

11:00-11:30 am

Lapsit Storytime is geared towards toddlers under the age of two to help with early literacy skills. Toddlers and their parents or guardians will have fun singing songs, sensory bins, and discovering new books.

Monday, February 26

Computer Training Classes: Introduction to Social Media

9:00-11:00 am

For early registration, call 767-0345 and ask for the reference desk. Note: you may sign up for multiple classes at once, or sign up for the one that best fulfills your needs! For cancellation: Please call prior to the scheduled training class.

Tuesday, February 27

Adult Movie Matinee: “The Dark Tower” Rated PG-13

3:00-4:35 pm

Recommended for ages 18+. The library will provide refreshments.

Wednesday, February 28

Story time and Craft

11:00-12:00 pm

 Recommended ages 0–6 will enjoy a fun singing exercise and then embark on an enchanting storybook read by the Children’s Librarian followed by a unique craft.

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