The Village Library parking lot is currently under construction. The library is open for business and curbside pickup is available all day.

The Ralph Ellison Library is open reduced hours for Grab & Go service! We are open Mon-Sat from 9a-5p and Sun 1p-6p.

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Upcoming Events

Take-Home Kit: Christmas Tree Ornament

12/5 @ 9:00am
12/11 @ 6:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Celebrate the holidays with crafts! This take-home kit will include 3D printed Christmas tree ornament pieces for assembly and items for decorating it. Customers will need to supply their own glue (hot glue or tacky glue is suggested, or stronge...


Warning: Kit contains small parts that could represent a choking hazard. It is not intended for children under 3. It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Bag.

Tweens & Teens Take and Make Kit: Woodland Animal Bulb Ornaments

12/5 @ 10:00am
12/19 @ 6:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
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Event Description:
Create your own animal ornament! Each kit will contain everything you need, instructions, and a reading list. ...


We can only guarantee one kit per registration.  Please register individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Special notes should not be used for additional registrations.

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It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Kit.

Music Monday!

December 5, 2022
11:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Family Programs
Event Description:

Discover the power of music at your neighborhood library! Research proves that early integration of music into a child’s daily routine improves a child’s ability to think, create, and express. Join us as we sing, move, explore and create beautiful music together.

This program is designed for children ages 2-5 and their parents/caregivers. Siblings and children of all ages are always welcome. ...

Quilting & Crafting

December 5, 2022
11:00am - 2:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Bring your own quilting or other project and get a chance to work on it with like-minded people. They'll even offer advice if asked. Be sure to check out a quilting book from our collection! ...

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