ANNOUNCEMENT:

Due to a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19, Warr Acres Library is currently closed. In accordance with CDC guidelines, the library will be disinfected. We expect to reopen on Saturday, September 19, 2020. 

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

NOTICE:

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. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

Kids Create Art Contest

All Day9/8 - 9/20
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Offsite (Del City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Exercise your creativity by joining the 2020 Kids Create Art Contest! We're now accepting submissions from artists ages 5-12 in the following categories: 2D Art (painting, drawing, chalk art, etc.) 3D Art (sculpture, jewelry, etc.) Short Story ...

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: 31
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...

K-5th Take Home Kit: Paper Sculptures

All Day9/14 - 9/20
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Come on by and pick up this week's craft kit! Learn a new art technique using simple materials. Glue and Scissors will be needed to complete this process oriented art project. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on ava...

Preschool take home kit: Windsocks

All Day9/14 - 9/20
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
This take home kit is appropriate for children ages 3-5 and their parents. Use basic art supplies to create a beautiful fall themed windsock. Kits are first come, first serve, Feel free to call ahead to check on availability....

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. 

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: 6
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...

STEAM in September: Mandala Dot Painted Coasters

9/16 @ 9:00am
to
9/19 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Learn the relaxing art of Mandala Dot Painting during our celebration of S.T.E.A.M. projects in September! Kits are one per FAMILY and can be picked up at Northwest Library from Wednesday September 16th through Saturday September 19th during curb...

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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
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 ...

"Talk" Like a Pirate

September 19, 2020
9:00am - 5:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Family Programs, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
Ahoy, me hearties! Stop by the library and talk like a pirate. Give us your best piratese phrase and we will give you a free children's or YA book. You don't even have to leave your car. ...

Talk Like a Pirate Day Take Home Treasure Hunt & Activities

September 19, 2020
9:00am - 5:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Family Programs, Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Arrr Matey! Time to celebrate Talk Like A Pirate Day! But how you ask? No worries lassies, we have prepared some pirate crafts and activities that you and your family will love to create at home. We also have a fun treasure hunt you can take with ...

Author Hour: Ellen Crosby & Megan Miranda Discuss Thrillers and Mysteries

September 19, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Events, Books & Reading, Writing
Event Description:
Join us for a new series called Author Hour, where we discuss all things books and writing with authors. For our opening session, we are going to discuss thrillers and mysteries with authors Ellen Crosby (THE ANGEL'S SHARE: A WINE COUNTY MYSTERY) and...

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

Bilingual Esperanto Bilingüe

September 19, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Zoom (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Esperanto is a language used around the world designed to be learned easily and quickly. Go from the basics to conversation in this five-week course. This online program will be in English and Spanish. El esperanto es un idioma usado alrededor del m...

Between the Covers Virtual Book Club

September 19, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Come join our Between the Covers Book Club every third Saturday at 3:00 p.m. at the Del City Library. At the beginning of each month, test your knowledge by picking up a scavenger hunt questionnaire! Return the questionnaire to our service desk for a...

Sundays Together Online

September 20, 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...

PLANT SEEDS TOGETHER!

September 20, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Join us online for an amateur seed planting adventure! We will be demonstrating and sharing together small container planting of various seeds. We will meet online (ZOOM) once a month to share with each other about how our plants are doing. Registrat...
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: 15
Event Description:
Coloring is not just for kids anymore. Join other adults, experience the relaxation and stress reduction that comes with coloring your own masterpiece! Registration is required. Once registered, we will email you to pick up a bag with coloring she...

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
Seats Remaining: 1
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.