Chickasha Public Library

After the last firecracker fizzles out and the heat index rises, many are on the hunt for cool summer activities. 

The Chickasha Public Library will be hosting several programs in July geared towards all ages—children to seniors. All activities will take place at the Chickasha Public Library located at 527 W. Iowa Ave. in Chickasha. 

The free Youth Summer Reading Program will continue every Thursday. Registration is not required. Children ages six to 11 may attend an hour long session at 10 a.m. or 2 p.m. Children 10 years and older may attend the 4 p.m. program. Children 10 and 11 years of age may choose which program they prefer. 

Children who are 5-years-old and under are welcome to join Preschool Storytime, which takes place year-round on Wednesdays from 10:10 a.m. to 11 a.m. or 11:10 a.m. to noon. Caregivers are invited to attend. The program involves reading stories, playing games and making crafts, according to a release from the Chickasha Public Library. 

All ages are welcome to attend Storytime with Grandpa. Retired University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma professor and Library Board member, Sr. Stuart Meltzer, will read stories every Tuesday at 3 p.m. 

Chapter Chat is a book discussion group that meets on the fourth Monday of each month at 6 p.m. In July, Chapter Chat will meet on July 30 to discuss Little Women. 

The Oklahoam Healthy Aging Initiative will be visiting the library once again to educate individuals and caregivers on how to take an active role in their healthcare by working with their providers, a release from the library said. 

The workshop will take place from 3 to 4 p.m. on July 31. Those who wish to attend must register by calling the Chickasha Public Library at 405-222-6075. 

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