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SOKC writing workshop focuses on college admission, scholarship essays

High school students getting ready for college can get practical advice with the Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library writing workshop “College Admission and Scholarship Essays,” at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4, in Rooms A and B of the library, 2201 SW 134th St.

Representatives from the University of Oklahoma Writing Center, will lead the workshop and give insight to participants into how scholarship and admissions committees read essays and how applicants can craft essays to effectively gain the attention of these readers.

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SOKC presenting life-sized Clue game

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The Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library brings the classic board game Clue to life at an afterschool edition of its Tween Scene group, at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, in Rooms A and B of the library.

Children in third through sixth grade are invited to take part in a life-sized version of the board game. They’ll need to come by the Children’s Services desk sometime before the program to sign up and be assigned a character to play.

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SOKC offers stories and more several times a week

The Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library invites its youngest readers to Story Time, geared just to them, at several different offerings weekly.

Children up to age 3 are invited to the weekly Baby Story Times, held at 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. every Thursday at the library, 2201 SW 134th St.

For children older than that, Children’s Story Time is set at 10 a.m. on Mondays, with books, games, music and more.

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Get moving with weekly SOKC classes

The Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library pairs reading and fitness with several weekly classes offered at the library, 2201 SW 134th St.

The library hosts a Pilates class at 6 p.m. Mondays, followed by an hour of Zumba at 7 p.m. And it’s also hosting a class on Beginning Yoga at 10 a.m. on Sept. 3. All classes are offered free of charge

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