Notice:

The Warr Acres Library will be closed Mon, May 16 - Wed, May 25 for recarpeting.

The renovated Wright Library will reopen on Tu, May 24 at 9:30a.

Upcoming Events

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Wright Closed

All Day 2/20 - 5/23
Wright Library
Branches:
Wright Library
Description:
The Wright Library will reopen on Tu, May 24 at 9:30a. ...

2022 Movie Bonus Bag

4/18 @ 9:00am
to
5/23 @ 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: 35
Event Description:
Let’s talk about movies. If you love movies like I do, this is the program for you! Register now for a Movie Bonus Bag and let me know what kind of movies you like to watch and for what age group. I am a little of a movie nerd and I will find the...

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!

SO's Pen Pals 2022

4/18 @ 10:00am
to
5/23 @ 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: 57
Event Description:
Adults, Teens, Kids! Hi There! My name is Jessica! I am your Pen Pal Librarian. Summer is almost here! What are you looking forward to? Excited about something? Have a birthday coming up? Or you can just tell me about your day. You Are Perfect...

Bethany StoryWalk®

5/1 @ 12:00pm
to
5/29 @ 12:00am
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: Paper Cranes (AAPI Heritage Month)

5/2 @ 9:00am
to
5/28 @ 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Origami is the Japanese art of paper folding, and one of the most well-known traditions in origami is the folding of paper cranes. It is even said that if someone folds one thousand paper cranes, they will be granted a wish! Learn all about the histo...

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!

GeekCon 2022: Harry Potter Wands

5/8 @ 1:00pm
to
5/21 @ 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Instead of just waiting around for an acceptance letter to magic school, bring the fun home with a little glue and paint and have a ton of fun making your very own Harry Potter wand! This take-home kit will supply you with the basic tools and you su...

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!

String Your Own Rosary - Adult Take Home Kit

5/9 @ 9:00am
to
5/27 @ 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Rosaries are an important part of the Catholic religion. Learn to make a mission rosary and how to tie barrel knots used in rosary making. Supplies, instructions, and a knot tying tool will be provided in each take home kit. Kits may be picked up ...

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!

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

String Your Own Rosary - Children's Take Home Kit

5/9 @ 9:00am
to
5/27 @ 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Rosaries are an important part of the Catholic religion. Children can learn to make a rosary using pony beads and a simple knot. Supplies and instructions will be provided in each take home kit. Kits may be picked up at the Downtown Library via Cu...

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!

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

Booked: (Pick-Up) Adult Book Subscription Boxes

All Day5/10 - 5/20
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Visit the Ralph Ellison Library after the 6th of this month to pick up your box for this month. Registrants will have one week (until the 13th of this month) to pick up their boxes. This service is for adults. ...

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!

Comic Book Kit

All Day5/12 - 5/19
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
Take the love of comics home with you! Kit includes masks for decorating, stickers, colored pencils and drawing pens, blank comic book pages, feathers and rhinestones, and a random comic book. ...

Bubble Tea Take-Home Kit

5/14 @ 9:00am
to
5/21 @ 5:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Bubble tea, also known as boba tea, is a tea-based drink that originated in Taiwan in the 1980s. The beverage remains an important icon of the culture and food history of Taiwan. Brought to the United States by Taiwanese immigrants in the 1990s, bubb...

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 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

5/14 @ 9:00am
to
5/28 @ 9:00pm
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: 5
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!

GeekCon 2022: Superhero Gear Take Home Kit

5/15 @ 1:00pm
to
5/22 @ 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Celebrate GeekCon with us as we create our own superhero gear! This kit contains materials to create a DIY shield, mask, and cuffs! ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Spoticus Out Of This World

All Day5/16 - 5/22
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Continuing Education, Cultural Experiences, Family Programs, Science & STEAM, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
"Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of Spoticus. His mission: to explore space and conduct new experiments, to boldly go where no dog has gone before." Join Spoticus as he explores outer space, conducts experiments, and learns about c...

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!

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

Phone Holder Take Home Kit

All Day5/16 - 5/28
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Make your own personally decorated phone holder with this take home kit! Kit includes everything you'll need to make a simple but decorative phone holder to stand your phone upright hands-free....

Summer Teen Book Box Registration Open

All Day5/16 - 5/28
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: 12
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 Summer 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!

GeekCon Take Home Kit: Candy Sushi

5/16 @ 9:00am
to
5/22 @ 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Discover a new twist on sushi! Put your own spin on this Japanese-style recipe using Rice Crispies treats, swedish fish, and other candies. All supplies will be included.  ...

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.

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

Wiggly Wednesdays

May 18, 2022
9:00am - 10:00am
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Family Programs, Health & Wellness, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us as we read stories, sing songs, play, and move and groove. Littles will naturally gain pre literacy skills as they have fun. Caretakers will have the opportunity to connect with other adults. And magical experiences will be had by all. This p...

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. 

Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4

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.

Neurographic Art Take-Home Kit

5/18 @ 9:00am
to
5/21 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Doodle and set your stressful thoughts free with this relaxing art form. Kit includes a marker, crayons, and art paper. ...

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).

Storytime

May 18, 2022
9:30am - 10:15am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Program Room (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
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 who will be in attendance individually. We will not be requiring or enforcing social distancing at this event....

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to be in attendance and be engaged with your child for this program. 

Storytime Clubhouse (Zoom)

May 18, 2022
10:00am - 10:30am
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Zoom (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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!

Gather up the little ones for Storytime Clubhouse presented by the Ralph Ellison Library! We'll enjoy weekly time together over Zoom with fun themes you'll love. Each week's theme comes with a take-home craft kit (optional), you may pick up in adva...

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.

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

One-on-one Tech Help (Appointment A, max 45 minutes)

May 18, 2022
10:00am - 10:45am
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
This personalized technology session will help customers gain the confidence they need to get comfortable with computers. Customers can choose from either two 45-minute appointments or one 30-minute appointment to learn about a specific topic of impo...

One on One Computer Help

May 18, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Onsite (Northwest)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Library staff are available 5 days a week to offer basic computer help. We can help with things like creating resumes, navigating the Web, managing email and more. Assistance is available by appointment. You may make one appointment per week. You are...