ANNOUNCEMENT:

Due to a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19, the Jones Library is currently closed (Fri, 1/21). The library will reopen on Saturday, 1/22, at 9:00 a.m.

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Bethany StoryWalk®

1/2 @ 12:00pm
to
1/31 @ 1:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Outdoors (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Join us for a StoryWalk® around Bethany Library. Enjoy nature and Bethany's walking trails as you read a story. The story changes every month so drop by to catch a different story. When you've reached the end, stop in the library to collect a craft k...

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. 

Take Home Kit: Snowstorm Experiment

1/16 @ 1:00pm
to
1/23 @ 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Wow it's getting chilly out there! Stay warm inside with this snow themed science experiment! In this STEM kit you'll learn how to use a chemical reaction to create an artificial snowstorm. ...

Adult Kit: Year Reflection/Projection

All Day1/18 - 1/23
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Take Home Kit, Writing
Event Description:
This booklet helps you reflect on the year and plan the next one. With a set of carefully selected questions and exercises, you'll uncover your own patterns and design the ideal year for yourself. All you need is a quiet few hours to learn from mista...

Disclaimer(s)

Be Advised:  This program may be photographed and/or videotaped for publicity purposes.

By Attending, you consent:  To the use of your voice and likeness in future publicity uses that contain content from this event. If you do not wish to be on camera, please let us know.

For more information visit our Photography & Video Disclaimer

Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
The Pinwheel Galaxy is a spiral-shaped galaxy about 21 million light years away from Earth. Scientists call this swirling galaxy M101. You can find it in the constellation Ursa Major, or the "Big Dipper," in the Northern Hemisphere. With a nice, dark...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration (if required).

Tween/Teen Kit: Cardboard String Art

All Day1/18 - 1/23
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Are you a tween/teen who loves to craft? Come by the Almonte library every 3rd Monday to pick up our monthly craft kit! This months kit is a DIY string art project. All supplies are included. This kit is first come, first serve. (Appropriate for a...

Disclaimer(s)

Be Advised:  This program may be photographed and/or videotaped for publicity purposes.

By Attending, you consent:  To the use of your voice and likeness in future publicity uses that contain content from this event. If you do not wish to be on camera, please let us know.

For more information visit our Photography & Video Disclaimer

Abstract Print Art Take Home Kit

All Day1/18 - 1/31
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Get expressive! Make amazing art using everyday materials!...

Elementary Take Home Kit: Braille Literacy Month

All Day1/18 - 1/31
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
This program is designed for children ages 6-12. January is Braille Literacy Month! Learn about Louis Braille who developed a system of printing and writing, called Braille, that is extensively used by the blind. Make a Simple Braille Slate and Stylu...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Settle into the New Year and make an action plan to begin Meal Planning for a healthier you. The benefits of meal planning include saving time, reducing the amount of food waste, reduces stress of cooking last minute, saving money, avoiding unhealthy...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Thank you for your help!

DIY Stress Balls

1/18 @ 8:00am
to
1/31 @ 6:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Description:
Make some DIY stress balls! Each kit comes with balloons, jelly beads, and a water bottle. Registration is required....

Disclaimer(s)

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.

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration (if required).

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

Snowman in a Sack Take Home Kit

1/18 @ 9:00am
to
1/23 @ 6:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
This sack includes all the supplies you will need to create your own snowman. Kits available while supplies last. Limit 2 per family. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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: Mini Disco Balls

1/18 @ 9:00am
to
1/30 @ 6:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Description:
Create your own miniature disco ball! Each kit will include directions and everything you need....

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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.

Thank you for your help!

Jan Movie Bonus Bag

1/18 @ 9:00am
to
1/31 @ 8:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Film & Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 34
Event Description:
Let’s talk about movies. This is for all ages. Register now for a Movie Bonus Bag. Let me know what kind of movies you like to see and for what age group. I am a little of a movie nerd and love to help customers find movies. Once you sign-up I wi...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Thank you for your help!

Movie Night Bundle

1/18 @ 9:00am
to
2/6 @ 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Film & Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Everyone loves movies! Our Movie Night Bundle will provide two hand-picked DVDs from the genre of your choice from our movie collection, plus two suggestions for movies you might like from our Kanopy and Hoopla streaming services. We'll also include ...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens. Accordingly, the Library will not be liable for such harm to any individual resulting from such allergens.

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.

Thank you for your help!

SO's Pen Pals 2022

1/18 @ 10:00am
to
3/7 @ 4:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 71
Event Description:
Adults, Teens, Kids! Hi There! My name is Jessica! I am your Pen Pal Librarian. It is the New Year. What are you looking forward to? Excited about somehthing? Have a birthday coming up? Or you can just tell me about your day. You Are Perfect! ...

Make a Pinwheel Galaxy PINWHEEL Take Home Kit (NASA @ Your Library)

1/18 @ 1:00pm
to
1/31 @ 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
The Pinwheel Galaxy is a spiral-shaped galaxy about 21 million light years away from Earth. Scientists call this swirling galaxy M101. You can find it in the constellation Ursa Major, or the "Big Dipper," in the Northern Hemisphere. With a nice, dark...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration (if required).

NW Tweens and Teens CRAFT! Wreck This Journal! (TAKE HOME KIT)

1/19 @ 9:00am
to
1/22 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Writing
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
TWEENS AND TEENS- Spill coffee on this page! Poke holes in this page! Put sticky things on this page! These are things you should NEVER intentionally do to a LIBRARY book, but no such restraints exist as you WRECK THIS JOURNAL! Decorate your cover a...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration (if required).

Spider Web Rescue Take Home Kit (Early Childhood)

1/19 @ 9:00pm
to
1/22 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Help! These spiders have fallen off of their web and need your little ones help! Using a plastic basket and yarn you will make a web. Place the spiders in the basket and have your little one use the included clothes pin to help them out. This kit...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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

Chinese Jueju in English- Poetry Take Home Kit

1/21 @ 9:00am
to
2/4 @ 9:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Take Home Kit, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Chinese Jueue is a four line poetry stanza which inspired Japanese Haiku. Learn to write Chinese Jueju in English using puzzle grids and yin yang word banks. Directions and supplies will be supplied, you provide the inspiration. Kits may be pi...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Thank you for your help!

Snowflake String Art - Take Home Kit

All Day1/22 - 1/29
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online+ Curbside (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
January's Take home kit is creating a piece of snowflake art using string! You will only need a hammer and needle nose pliers to complete this kit, everything else is provided....

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Thank you for your help!

Snowflake String Art- In Person

January 22, 2022
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Join us to make snowflake art with string! All supplies are provided, just bring yourself and a friend! ...

Disclaimer(s)

Customers are encouraged to socially distance by maintaining 6 feet apart for the duration of the event.

Wintry Crafternoon

January 23, 2022
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Children's Area (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Let's get together for some crafting fun! Children 5 and up are invited to come join us in the Almonte Creation Station for a fun filled afternoon of crafting together! Registration is not required, but is is appreciated to help us be well prepared....

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Customers are encouraged to socially distance by maintaining 6 feet apart for the duration of the event.

Be Advised:  This program may be photographed and/or videotaped for publicity purposes.

By Attending, you consent:  To the use of your voice and likeness in future publicity uses that contain content from this event. If you do not wish to be on camera, please let us know.

For more information visit our Photography & Video Disclaimer

Mission to Space Board Game Take-Home Kit

All Day1/24 - 1/30
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Family Programs, Games & Gaming, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
In celebration of the launch of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, you will get a chance to experience the teamwork, research, and planning it takes to make a successful NASA mission to space. Players will represent a team of scientists and engineers...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration (if required).

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

Wooden Snowflake Take Home Kit

1/24 @ 9:00am
to
1/30 @ 6:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
No registration necessary. Kits available starting Monday until kits are gone! Limit 2 per family. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

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