The Norman Transcript


June 11, 2014

Library briefs

NORMAN — Painting workshops

Cyndy and Desiree Cashman will bring their “Be Wild for Art” activities out of their Norman studio and into the library for an evening of painting and socializing.

They’ll be at the new Norman Public Library West, 300 Norman Center Court, at 6 p.m. Saturday and then head downtown at 6 p.m. June 20 to the central library, 225 N. Webster Ave. Anyone age 18 and up can participate.

For more information, visit either library, call 701-2600 or visit

Baseball works displayed

The boys of summer have taken over part of Norman Public Library West, through the work of artist Mike Wimmer.

Wimmer’s collection of baseball-themed paintings is on display throughout the summer in the lobby of the library, 300 Norman Center Court. They focus on the legendary Babe Ruth and his career, a topic he also worked on with author Robert Burleigh in the book “Home Run: The Story of Babe Ruth,” a 1997 release by Harcourt Brace.

For more information, call 701-2644 or visit

Under the big top

The staff of the Oklahoma Museum Network and Science Museum Oklahoma are taking their show on the road, bringing their Amazing Traveling Carnival into the Norman Public Library.

The “Physics Fun House” opens up at 2 and 7 p.m. Monday in the Lowry Room of the library, 225 N. Webster Ave.

Children will enter a big-top themed setting where feats of physics will amaze their minds and challenge their senses. Registration is not required to attend.

For more information, visit the library, call 701-2600 or visit

Story time for adults

Story time and storytelling are favorites inside the walls of the Norman Public Library, but they typically involve stories read to young children.

For one evening, adults are invited to hear stories for them at “The Element of Surprise: Story Time for Adults,” at 6:30 p.m. June 19 in Rooms A and B of the library, 225 N. Webster Ave.

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