The Norman Transcript

Features

April 7, 2013

Library commemorates National Poetry Month with contest

NORMAN — The Norman Public Library will commemorate National Poetry Month in April with its 17th annual Poetry Writing Contest.

The contest has two divisions, one for children in kindergarten through fifth grade, and another for sixth grade through adult.

The Children’s Poetry Celebration for kindergarten through fifth grade is taking entries from now through April 19. Each contestant may enter up to three poems, and entry forms are available at the Children’s Desk of the library.

For the sixth grade through adult division, contest entries are being taken through April 12. Each contestant also may enter up to three poems, and entry forms are available at the Information Desk of the library.

The month culminates with a pair of award ceremonies, for the older division at 6 p.m. April 25, and for the younger division at 6 p.m. April 29. Award winners will be announced and entrants will have a chance to read their work.

The contest is sponsored by the Friends of the Norman Public Library.

For more information, visit the library, call 701-2600 or go online to www.justsoyouknow.us/norman. Also, follow the library’s activities on Facebook at “Pioneer Library System” or on Twitter @mylibrary2go.

For local news and more, subscribe to The Norman Transcript Smart Edition, or our print edition.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Features
  • Pancreatic enzyme disease in dogs

    Dear Dr. Fox: A close friend has a police dog (a German shepherd, bred in Germany for that purpose) with severe health issues. The major problem is pancreatic enzyme deficiency. His vet has him on pancreatic tabs, but he still has loose ...

    April 24, 2014

  • Norman resident honored as volunteer of the week

    Each week, we recognize a volunteer who is making a difference in the lives of veterans and surviving spouses in the area. This week’s volunteer has been making the trip each week to Goldsby for the last five years. I’m proud to say that ...

    April 23, 2014

  • Air travel tips for seniors with special needs

    Dear Savvy Senior, I would like to fly my elderly parents across the country next month for my daughter’s wedding but have some concerns about the flight. My mom has trouble walking long distances and my dad has COPD and needs an oxygen ...

    April 22, 2014

  • Couple with autistic children lead Thorn Bush Autism group

    For Leah and Christian Eisenbeis raising two children with Autism is not only a challenge but it’s been a blessing, too....

    April 20, 2014

  • Free pressure canner checks offered

    With warmer weather trying to get a grip on April’s temperatures, it’s time to get the dial on your pressure canner checked. This is a free service provided by the Cleveland County Extension Office, 601 E. Robinson St. in Norman....

    April 20, 2014

  • Norman artist pledges to continue painting until colors fade

    About five or six months ago, I came across an article in The Norman Transcript about local artist Almira Hill Grammer, who had a display of her work at the State Capitol....

    April 20, 2014

  • ‘Blood moon’ rising

    I guess we all have one thing in common right now. We survived a “blood moon.” What a whirlwind of a week. It seemed that, like Hillary Clinton, the universe was just tossing shoes at me left and right. Maybe it was a sign I need to slow ...

    April 20, 2014

  • What to know about use of BVO

    Q: I’ve heard about Brominated vegetable oil recently. Could you provide some more information? A: Brominated vegetable oil, also called BVO, is a food additive that is often used to keep citrus flavor emulsified in sodas and sports ...

    April 20, 2014

  • Blessing opens demo garden

    A blustery, gray day didn’t mute enthusiasm for the first Saturday of the spring season April 12 at the Cleveland County Master Gardeners demo gardens and the Norman Farm Market....

    April 20, 2014

  • OHCE members receive awards

    Cleveland County’s Oklahoma Home and Community Education members Carol Doner and Megan Doner were award winners at a recent OHCE District meeting in Mustang....

    April 20, 2014