LIBRARY CLOSURES:
The Belle Isle Library is closed and will reopen at its temporary location (3621 NW Expressway) in mid-August. Please watch this page for updates. 
NOTICE:
To better protect our customers and staff, all Metro libraries are only offering Curbside and online services. Visit this page for more information.  

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Description:
No one has captured the art of storytelling quite like Disney. With their timeless popularity, Disney’s stories provide an excellent vehicle for getting young fans excited about science! This program will be designed as an opportunity for children to...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

crazy straw lacing

All Day7/27 - 8/9
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
Use felt pieces to develop fine motor skills while lacing onto the crazy straw provided. ...

origami bookmarks

All Day7/27 - 8/9
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading

Summer Reading Prize Pickup

All Day8/1 - 8/31
All Locations
Library Branch: All Locations
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
There is still time left to log your Summer Reading points!  Earn 600 points and receive the following: $6 Fine Waiver 600 Point Online Badge Online Completion Certificate 2 Books of your selected reading level* or a Metro ...

Spin with STEM kit pickup

8/3 @ 12:00am
to
8/14 @ 11:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Planets, helicopters, and tops! Have you ever wondered about why things spin? Check out these kits and enjoy crafts and activities all about spinning! Please state which Community Library (Choctaw, Harrah, Jones, Luther, or Nicoma Park) that you ...

ART in August: Draw like Pablo Picasso

8/5 @ 9:00am
to
8/8 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Offsite (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Learn about artist Pablo Picasso and draw like him too! Kits are one per FAMILY and can be picked up at Northwest Library from Wednesday August 5th through Saturday August 8th during curbside pickup hours. Due to high demand for these kits, all pri...

ART in August: Make Your Own Monet

8/5 @ 9:00am
to
8/8 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Make Your Own Monet with this craft kit especially tailored for even the littlest hands. Littles will make their own art piece while simultaneously working on their motor skill development. Introduce your child to the world of art with a replicatio...

Dungeons & Dragons Take and Make Kits

All Day8/9 - 8/15
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Del City)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
This kit includes all of the resources you'll need for getting started with Dungeons & Dragons, including a dice set, character creation information, and book and online resources on how to play the game. Pick up materials using the Del City Library ...

Sundays Together Online

August 9, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Join us as we create imaginary worlds, learn new art techniques, find inspiration in books, and connect with the world around us. Sundays together is an art weekly program for the whole family to enjoy. Join us on Facebook Live as we s...

Make Your Own Resume Online

August 10, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Study Room 4 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Finance, Careers & Jobs
Event Description:
If you're finding yourself needing to create a new resume online or maybe you just need an online copy, this workshop is for you. Using the library's online resources, we can show you how to craft a new resume. If you feel that technology isn't your ...

Tai Chi for Better Balance

August 10, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Let’s get stronger, together! Evidence suggests that Tai Chi is an effective means of improving balance, strengthening muscles, and building confidence to prevent falls. Tai Chi is a low-impact dance-like exercise that can be performed almost anywher...

Remote Teen Book Club

August 10, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies, Film & Movies
Event Description:
Are you a book-a-holic? If so, then look no further! Come meet new friends, read new books, and enjoy thought-provoking, teen-led discussions at your neighborhood library. This book club was created with homeschooled teens in mind, but all teens a...

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.

JobNow Tour and Resume Lab

August 10, 2020
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Careers & Jobs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12

Take Home Tuesday : Early Childhood

August 11, 2020
9:00am - 9:15am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Online + Curbside (The Village)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Enjoy science, art, and literacy activities from home with these prepared activity kits! Supplies are limited. Please register to reserve your kit, then pick it up curbside along with your library materials. Kits must be picked up within one week of ...

Take Home Tuesday : Children

August 11, 2020
9:15am - 9:30am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Online + Curbside (The Village)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Enjoy science, art, and literacy activities from home with these prepared activity kits! Supplies are limited. Please register to reserve your kit, then pick it up curbside along with your library materials. Kits must be picked up within one week of ...

Take Home Tuesday : Teens

August 11, 2020
9:30am - 9:45am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Online + Curbside (The Village)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Enjoy science, art, and literacy activities from home with these prepared activity kits! Supplies are limited. Please register to reserve your kit, then pick it up curbside along with your library materials. Kits must be picked up within one week of ...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

Take Home Tuesday: Adults

August 11, 2020
12:00pm - 7:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Online + Curbside (The Village)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Receive a kit with everything you need to make a scented soy candle! We will provide a small vessel, but you can pour your candle into any appropriately sized heat-safe vessel, like a jar or tin that you think is pretty. Kits must be picked up wi...

Summer Romance Book Club

August 11, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Adults, join us for a virtual book club discussion about Cowboy Summer by Joanne Kennedy. The ebook is available for immediate download through OverDrive from July 13 - August 14.  This event is an online event offered through a scr...

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...

Art In August: Stress Less

8/12 @ 9:00am
to
8/15 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Stressed? Frazzled? Need a break? Pick up a "Stress Less" kit to enjoy the following: DIY Stress Balls, DIY Slime, Kinetic Sand, and Adult Coloring Sheets. Kits are one per FAMILY and can be picked up at Northwest Library from Wednesday August 12...

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...

Music with Ginger Online Program

August 13, 2020
10:00am - 10:15am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Offsite (The Village)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Description:
Have you missed Music with Ginger? Miss Ginger will be providing our “normal” Musictime via private link! To participate and receive information about the program, you MUST register before the deadline of Friday August 14th at 9:00am! On Friday a...

Remote Teen Table Top Time

August 13, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Dice, character sheets, and miniatures: join us as we role-play! Ages 11-18....

Full STEAM Ahead Online + Take Home Kit

August 13, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Zoom (The Village)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Full STEAM ahead! Come explore in an interactive setting that will challenge your creativity and reasoning through Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Each session will present its' own set of challenges. This is a recurring event and ta...

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.

Children Reading to Dogs

August 13, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Want to be a more confident reader? Build "pawsitive" self-esteem and improve your reading skills while reading aloud to certified therapy dogs.   This program is a hybrid of our traditional Children Reading to Dogs program.  We wil...

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. 

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.

Chess Club Online

August 14, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Zoom (The Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Event Description:

It’s your move! Want to increase your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Learn how to play chess or develop your existing skills against other players in a friendly environment. Players of all abilities are welcome. Chess boards are provided and library materials are available for further learning.

This event is an online event through chess.com. Registration is required to receive the invitation to the online club and weekly live tournaments. ...