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Native American Heritage

Native American Heritage Month

Join us during Native American Heritage Month to honor the history and culture of indigenous people in our community!

The library is proud to host a variety of events and cultural experiences this month in honor of Native American Heritage.

Native American Heritage Events this month

Downtown Library | November 14

12pm - 1pm

Find out more!

Downtown Library | Nov. 26

6:30pm - 8pm

More information

 

 

Want to learn more?

We offer a variety of online resources to explore topics like Native American History, genealogy and folklore. Check out some of these resources to begin your research.

Events

ART in August: Origami Lucky Stars

8/12 @ 9:00am
to
8/15 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Offsite (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Learn about the Japanese tradition of origami lucky stars and make your own to give as gifts or keep! Kits are one per FAMILY (teens ages 12-18) and can be picked up at Northwest Library from Wednesday August 12 - Saturday August 15 during curbside p...

Online D&D

August 12, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Harrah Library
Library Branch: Harrah Library
Room: Zoom (Harrah)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Have you ever wanted to join up with a group to go on quests and solve the problems of world not your own? Join us Wednesdays as we explore new worlds, fight ferocious beasts, and complete quests for treasure, glory, and more! This program is open to...

Fold with Me Kit Pickup

All Day8/16 - 8/25
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 46
Event Description:
Join us online and learn how to fold beautiful origami - cranes are just the beginning! We'll also read and discuss the first chapter of Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr, which is available on Hoopla, Overdrive, and as a physical...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is an online event offered through video and web conferencing software.  If you register for this program, you will be emailed the link to connect digitally.   Please note, you may need to install an app or computer application to attend this program.  If you have any issues connecting, please reach out to askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org.

Virtual Coloring and Cookies

August 17, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Coloring is not just for kids anymore. Join other adults online, experience the relaxation and stress reduction that comes with coloring your own masterpiece! If you are in the Del City area, drop by the library, pick up a bag with coloring sheets...

ART in August: Ugo Rondinone-Inspired Sculptures

8/26 @ 9:00am
to
8/29 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Offsite (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Learn about the sculptor Ugo Rondinone and make your own sculptures inspired by his giant "Magic Mountain" installation. Kits are one per FAMILY (teens ages 12-18) and can be picked up at Northwest Library from Wednesday August 26th through Saturday ...

Virtual Spoticus Birthday Dance Party for Little Ones

August 29, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Family Programs, Live Performances & Entertainment, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Join us for a dance party in your own living room as we celebrate Spoticus, the Library's Dog Mascot, on his birthday! Ms. Tara and Ms. Reagan will have a curated list of fun tunes for you and your little one to boogie down to with Spoticus and ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to be in attendance and be engaged with your child for this program. 

STEAM in September: Talk Like a Pirate Day

9/16 @ 9:00am
to
9/19 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Offsite (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Avast, me hearties! It be Talk Like a Pirate Day. Create a pirate hat, eye patch, and spyglass, learn about some historical pirates, and write your own pirate story with this activity kit. Kits are one per FAMILY (teens ages 12-18) and can be picked ...

Coloring and Cookies

September 21, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Coloring is not just for kids anymore. Join other adults online, experience the relaxation and stress reduction that comes with coloring your own masterpiece! If you are in the Del City area, drop by the library, pick up a bag with coloring sheets...

Virtual Coloring and Cookies

September 21, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
Coloring is not just for kids anymore. Join other adults online, experience the relaxation and stress reduction that comes with coloring your own masterpiece! If you are in the Del City area, drop by the library, pick up a bag with coloring sheets...

Coloring and Cookies

October 19, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Coloring is not just for kids anymore. Join other adults online, experience the relaxation and stress reduction that comes with coloring your own masterpiece! If you are in the Del City area, drop by the library, pick up a bag with coloring sheets...

Coloring and Cookies

November 16, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Coloring is not just for kids anymore. Join other adults online, experience the relaxation and stress reduction that comes with coloring your own masterpiece! If you are in the Del City area, drop by the library, pick up a bag with coloring sheets...
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