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The Ralph Ellison Library is providing curbside services only until further notice. Watch our website for updates about Ralph Ellison’s reopening.

NOTICE:

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Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

National Voter Registration Day

All Day9/8 - 9/22
All Locations
Library Branch: All Locations
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics
Event Description:
Did you know that September 22 is National Voter Registration Day? Get #VoteReady at your local library! While we always have Oklahoma Voter Registration Applications available for you to pick up at any of our locations or to print online year round,...

National Voter Registration Day Take Home Kits

All Day9/8 - 9/22
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: All-Purpose Room A (Del City)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community & Civics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 36
Event Description:
National Voter Registration Day is September 22nd, and this year we're bringing it to you! We have kits available for all ages, with things like Voter Registration Forms (and practice forms for kids), stickers, pocket constitutions, fun civic crafts ...

Whirling Pinwheels

9/10 @ 9:00am
to
9/25 @ 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:
Ask about our Whirling Pinwheel Grab n Go Kit. Kits include everything needed to make your own whirling pinwheel. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability. Come in to pick it up or ask for it at curbsid...

Fandom Fun Kit Pickup

9/15 @ 12:00am
to
9/29 @ 11:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Calling all Whovians, Pokemon Trainers, and Potterheads! Check out these kits and enjoy crafts and activities all about your favorite fandom! Please state which Community Library (Choctaw, Harrah, Jones, Luther, or Nicoma Park) that you would lik...

Hapa Zome, the Art of Flower Pounding

9/15 @ 9:00am
to
9/29 @ 7:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Passive Program (Choctaw)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Summer is fading...enjoy those last flowers well into the winter months and create a beautiful craft! How? Join us in learning the art of Hapa Zome, or flower pounding. With just a few materials and some gathered flowers you can make plant ink prints...

All Ages Take Home Craft Kit

All Day9/21 - 9/26
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Weekly Make & Take Craft kits available as supplies last. Great for customers of all ages! Most supplies included, may need some supplemental materials such as glue or markers. Children may require adult help & supervision. No virtual component. ...

K-5th Take Home Kit: Tangrams

All Day9/21 - 9/27
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
There are countless different shapes that can be created using the seven Tangram tiles- what will you make? Kit contains one set of tangrams, and several challenges to build. Kits are first come, first serve. ...

Pre-K Take Home Kit: Pumpkin Texture Search

All Day9/21 - 9/27
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
This program is designed for parents and children ages 3-5 to do together. Use a blank pumpkin template and assorted crayons to go on a texture hunt! Use a variety of colors and textures to create a one of a kind pumpkin themed piece of art. Kits are...

Adult Take Home Kit: Autumn Wreath Decor

All Day9/21 - 10/4
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
This DIY autumn wreath is sure to make your fall decorations complete. All supplies and instructions are included, except for scissors. Kits are first come, first serve. ...

Teens Take Home Kit: DIY Banned Books Tote Bag

9/21 @ 9:00am
to
9/27 @ 6:00pm
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading
Event Description:
Teens ages 10-18 will receive a tote bag with a secret message written on it. Teens will paint the tote bag to reveal a literary theme that can be used to hold all your books. All supplies are included. Kits are first come, first serve To celebr...

Family Yoga

September 21, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Family Programs, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Description:
Yoga class for the whole family! (Geared to Children 8 and under and their parents.) Families are led through activities that promote five elements of yoga and mindfulness – connection, breath, movement, focus and relaxation. This event is an onl...

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.

Online Yoga

September 21, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
No matter your level of experience there is something to gain from these all level yoga classes taught by a veteran yoga instructor. Yoga has numerous benefits, such as increased flexibility, improved muscle strength, increased blood flow, better pos...

Disclaimer(s)

The library is not liable for injuries to people, damage to their property or loss of property belonging to individuals or groups, using the meeting rooms.

Remote Teen Book Club

September 21, 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.

Virtual Rocket Readers

September 21, 2020
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Help improve your child's reading skills with one-on-one reading help for kids ages 5-12! Students will be paired with trained volunteers for 30 minute sessions via Zoom to work on reading and comprehension skills. This event is an online event...

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.

Online Storytime

September 22, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your library online on most Tuesdays. Sign up to receive a link for the storytime which you can view anytime during that week. Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the magic of stories and share inv...

Family Storytime

September 22, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 43
Event Description:

Join us for a storytime at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and show parents and caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others while enjoying stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more!

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.

Stay Active & Independent for Life Online

September 22, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 465
Event Description:
Seniors stay active and independent! Silver Sneakers Classic is designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and improve activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support and class can be modified depen...

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.

Remote Intermediate Sequoyah Book Club

September 22, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Belle Isle Library
Registration
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Zoom (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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 discussions. We will be reading through the Intermediate (6th-8th grade) Sequoyah List. In September we will be reading A Good...

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.

Teen Virtual Dungeons & Dragons

September 22, 2020
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Join us every Tuesday for Virtual Dungeons & Dragons. This program is for all teens ages 12-18. To register, email askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org...

123! Play with Me at Home!

September 22, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Adults
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
Join us every week throughout September and early October on social media to learn more about the importance of play and healthy caregiver/child relationships in your child's early development. Each week our skilled Children's Librarians will...

Read For Change Book Club

September 22, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Join us as we read and discuss both fiction and nonfiction books addressing inequality and injustice in the U.S. and around the world. September's book: 'Freedom Is a Constant Struggle' by Angela Davis. Check out a copy today or read digitally on H...

Self-Care for Hard Times: Discussion Panel with Therapists

September 22, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 487
Event Description:
Join us for a discussion with three Couples & Family Therapists to talk about how to take good care of yourself during these strange and hard times. Register to submit questions in advance. Self-Care is a skill that takes practice, and it's essential...

Let's Make Something

September 23, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Enjoy art and DIY craft activities from home with these prepared activity kits! Supplies are limited. Please call ahead to request a craft kit, then pick it up curbside along with your library materials. Kits must be picked up Wednesday through Frida...

Wednesday Cafe

September 23, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Description:

Visit us for a little "caffeination", conversation and education! At this come-and-go event you can enjoy a cup of tea or coffee with friends, and we'll be there to answer questions about library services and events. There will also be a selection of new materials for you to peruse and check out.

Grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and join us from your own home to talk about books and other current topics.  Every Wednesday we will meet for ten to twenty minutes for few notes from the library, possibly learning a new skill, hearing from a prof...

STEAM in September: Cart-ARGH!-raphy for Practical Pirates

9/23 @ 9:00am
to
9/26 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Offsite (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
If you're a pirate who is going to bury treasure, you'll need to know how to make a map! Cartography is the study and practice of making maps. In this activity, you'll make a three-dimensional map out of salt dough and paint. You'll need to get your ...

STEAM in September: Weather and the Sun

9/23 @ 9:00am
to
9/26 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Let's learn about the weather in this STEAM based activity. Kids will make a weather wheel that will be fun and educational. After the wheel is made kids can use it show current weather conditions or what they expect it to be. Enjoy weather relate...

Teen Cottagecore Craft Hangout

September 23, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Are you into knitting, crocheting, embroidery or crafts like these? Join us for these crafting hangouts! Bring your current project to work on while we get together (virtually) to chat and share crafting tips. While some crafting kits will be pro...