Due to construction, the Ralph Ellison Library and Southern Oaks Library are providing curbside services only until further notice. Watch our website for updates about their reopening.


All Metro Library locations are in the "Grab & Go" stage. In this stage, customers can come into a library to use a computer, print/copy/fax/scan, and briefly browse the shelves. Masks are required for entry into library facilities with no exceptions. Customers without a mask will be served by curbside service only. Click here for more information.

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Upcoming Events

Pre-K Take Home Kit

All Day10/19 - 10/25
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
This take home kit is designed for young children ages 3-5 to explore and create with their parents. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability! ...

Take Home Kit: STEAM Toothpick Structure

All Day10/19 - 10/25
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Learn about - engineering, architecture, gravity and more with this building Challenge for kids 5 and older. Build your own structure with toothpicks and foam pieces; then measure your height and email a picture of your design to ralphellison@metr...


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

Teen Take Home Kit: Grow Your Own Crystals

All Day10/19 - 10/25
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
You can grow your own beautifully colored borax crystals using pipe cleaners and Borax. It is a fun science experiment that you can easily do at home! This take home kit is for teens aged 10-18. All supplies are included. ...

Spooky Science

10/19 @ 12:00am
10/31 @ 12:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
It’s time to get spooky – spookily scientific that is! Pick up this kit and enjoy spine-tingling science and play some ghoulish games. Learn about spider webs, make gooey slime, and more. It’s frightful fun for kids! Ages 5-12. Please specify in ...

Adult Take Home Kit: Health Literacy Information

All Day10/19 - 11/1
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Patrons will receive information provided by the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the Medical Library Association (MLA). Information is specifically developed for assisting adults in health literacy. ...

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