Attention:

Village Library parking lot is currently under construction. The library is open for business and curbside pickup is available all day!

Ralph Ellison Library is open reduced hours for Grab & Go service! We will be open Mon - Sat from 9 AM - 5 PM and Sun 1 - 6 PM.

Upcoming Events

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Teen Book Box

11/21 @ 9:00am
to
12/3 @ 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Here at the Downtown Library, we’re always looking for fun ways to connect readers with our collection of books. Thus the idea of a library book “subscription” box, a connection between YOU the reader and US, your friendly neighborhood librarians. ...

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!

Bethany StoryWalk®

All Day11/26 - 11/30
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. StoryWalk® begins at Cecil Mendenhall All Abilities Park and ends at the Storyteller Statue in front of the Bethany Library. The story ch...

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. 

Kids Create Art Contest

All Day11/26 - 11/30
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Onsite (Del City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 70
Event Description:
Exercise your creativity by joining the 2022 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/...

BooBoo Bear Dramatic Play Takehome Kit

All Day11/26 - 12/3
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Take-Home Kit
Event Description:
Does your little one enjoy playing with bandages? This kit is meant just for that! Kids get to hone in on their fine motor skills and social emotional development by bandaging up images of teddy bears. This kit also comes with an pamphlet which inclu...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Winter Teen Book Box Registration

All Day11/26 - 12/3
Midwest City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Have you heard of those subscription boxes where you pay to receive a personalized box of goodies every month? Well this is just like that, except for free! And with library books! Sign up now for a Winter Teen Subscription Box and receive three them...

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!

Movie Night Bundle

11/26 @ 9:00am
to
12/11 @ 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Film & Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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 four 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!

Red Planet Day Take-Home Kit

11/27 @ 1:00pm
to
12/3 @ 5:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Learn about our planetary neighbor, Mars, the Red Planet, with the exciting activities available in this take-home kit!...

Teen Surprise Craft Kit

All Day11/28 - 12/4
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take-Home Kit
Event Description:
This craft kit is a surprise! Appropriate for ages 10-18. Make a unique project that you can give away this upcoming holiday season, or make something to keep yourself. ...

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

DHS RESOURCE HELP

November 28, 2022
9:00am - 5:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Study Room 1 (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Do you need help with job applications? Unemployment benefits? SNAP Benefits? Finding a place to live? Affordable healthcare or more? Visit our OU social work students and DHS Embedded Worker for help! This event is held at multiple locations acr...

Letters to the North Pole

11/28 @ 9:00am
to
12/23 @ 5:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Onsite (Del City)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Writing
Event Description:
Visit our letter writing station to mail a letter to the North Pole! We'll have paper, writing utensils, and a mail box set up to help you send your letter. With a parent or guardian's permission, leave your mailing address to get a letter mailed bac...

Preschool Storytime - Ages 3-5

November 28, 2022
9:30am - 10:15am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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!

Please register each child ages 3+ individually by child's name. Siblings are always welcome, and do not need to be registered if they are not in the age range....

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. 

123! Play with Me!

November 28, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Continuing Education
Event Description:
Playing with your baby or toddler is not only important for bonding but is also an educational experience for your child. We are providing a special time for you to come to the library and spend one-on-one time playing with your little one. A differe...

Playtime

November 28, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs
Event Description:

Sharing in playtime is an excellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning, and discover that the library is a destination for fun! Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as: following directions, socializing with others, using language, and using small and large muscles. Come meet new friends, bond with your little one, and explore the many resources your neighborhood library has to offer!

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. 

Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL)

November 28, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 474
Event Description:
Seniors stay active and independent! SAIL 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 depending on fitness lev...

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.

Charla de Nutrición - Comprando Rico & Sano

November 28, 2022
10:00am - 12:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Meeting Room 2 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Presentado por la Agencia Latina, Unidos US, & la Fundación Walmart, este charla de 2 horas, hablará sobre 6 temas de nutrición. Las 6 temas son:  Estilo de Vida Saludable Grupos de Alimentos Claves Nutrientes Escenciales & Beb...

Preschool Storytime - Ages 3-5

November 28, 2022
10:30am - 11:15am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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!

Please register each child ages 3+ individually by child's name. Siblings are always welcome, and do not need to be registered if they are not in the age range....

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. 

123! Play with Me!

November 28, 2022
10:30am - 11:30am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Playing with your baby or toddler is not only important for bonding but is also an educational experience for your child. We are providing a special time for you to come to the library and spend one-on-one time playing with your little one. A differe...

Music Monday!

November 28, 2022
11:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Family Programs
Event Description:

Discover the power of music at your neighborhood library! Research proves that early integration of music into a child’s daily routine improves a child’s ability to think, create, and express. Join us as we sing, move, explore and create beautiful music together.

This program is designed for children ages 2-5 and their parents/caregivers. Siblings and children of all ages are always welcome. ...

Quilting & Crafting

November 28, 2022
11:00am - 2:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Bring your own quilting or other project and get a chance to work on it with like-minded people. They'll even offer advice if asked. Be sure to check out a quilting book from our collection! ...

Beginner English as a Second Language Classes (ESL)

November 28, 2022
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Event Description:
Improve your English in this class made possible by Community Literacy Centers. This beginner level class meets every Monday and Wednesday from 1:00-3:00pm.  English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are designed to help adult...

High School Equivalency Classes (HSE)

November 28, 2022
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Event Description:
Prepare for the HiSET exam in this class made possible by Community Literacy Centers. This class meets every Monday and Wednesday from 1:00-4:00pm. High School Equivalence (HSE) classes are designed to prepare adults for the HiSET exam (https://h...

Tai Chi

November 28, 2022
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
The movements of Tai Chi help older adults reduce their risk of falling, while also increasing balance and flexibility. Participants learn ways to improve their overall mind, body and spirit through a series of slow, continuous movements. It does not...

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.

After School Games

November 28, 2022
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Meeting Room 1 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Join us every Monday for an hour and a half of video games and board games after school! ...

Kids Learning Club: LEGOnomics

November 28, 2022
4:15pm - 5:00pm
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Calling all children in 1st through 5th grade! Come join us for stories and activities. Please register to reserve your spot. Come join us for LEGO club, but with a twist! Everyone has a LEGO Challenge. Everyone receives (fake) money to "purchase"...

Disclaimer(s)

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