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Bethany StoryWalk®

All Day9/7 - 9/30
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Outside (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 craf...

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. 

Flags of Latin America Challenge

All Day9/7 - 9/30
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Children's Area (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
In honor of Latinx Heritage Month beginning on September 15th, we are doing a Flags of Latin America challenge at Capitol Hill! Our Latinx Heritage Month book display has 25 numbered flags from various Latin American countries. On a sheet of paper av...

Kids Create Art Contest

All Day9/7 - 10/7
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 2021 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 ...

Make it Together: Thaumatrope

9/7 @ 8:00am
to
9/30 @ 8:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Each Make it Together kit contains supplies for two people and is intended to be a project for an adult and child to work on together. We believe talking through activities, spending time, and working together with a child builds communication, trust...

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. 

Adult Take and Make Kit: String Art

All Day9/13 - 9/26
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
If I had a hammer…I’d probably break my thumb! You won’t have to worry about thumb loss with our easy-to-use String Art Kit for adults this month. You will be weaving colored string between pins on a foam board to make a pattern. Supplies are include...
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit, Writing
Event Description:
Jump in to the new school year with bullet journaling! Pick up a Bullet Journaling starter kit and learn how to record your past, organize your present, and design your future in the best way. While supplies last. Call the curbside number 405-843-9...

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.

Bad Habits Lead to You…Missing A Deadline: Planner DIY

9/13 @ 9:00am
to
9/24 @ 6:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
You missed a deadline and swore it would be the last, but it probably won’t…without this kit! Using the materials provided, create and customize your own planner and end some of those bad habits. Kits can be picked up between September 13th throug...

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!

Take Home Voter Registration Kit

All Day9/14 - 9/30
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
This take home kit has everything you need to register to vote! Pick up your take home kit today to register to vote in local, state, and federal elections. ...

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!

Frida Kahlo Flower Crown Collage

All Day9/15 - 10/15
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Celebrate the work of Frida Kahlo by creating your own piece of art. Kit comes with pieces to make a collage of Frida Kahlo and includes flowers to give her an iconic flower crown. Kit will need glue and a hot glue gun would be helpful, though not ne...

Latinx Heritage Lotería

All Day9/15 - 10/15
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online+ Curbside (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Lotería (Spanish word meaning "lottery") is a traditional game of chance, similar to bingo. Pick up your Lotería card at Warr Acres and complete four tasks in a row exploring Latinx culture and library resources. Return your completed card and receiv...

Latinx Heritage Lotería

All Day9/15 - 10/15
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Lotería (Spanish word meaning "lottery") is a traditional game of chance, similar to bingo. Pick up your Lotería card at the Downtown Library and complete four tasks in a row exploring Latinx culture and library resources. Return your completed card ...

Latinx Heritage Lotería

All Day9/15 - 10/15
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Lotería (Spanish word meaning "lottery") is a traditional game of chance, similar to bingo. Pick up your Lotería card at Bethany and complete four tasks in a row exploring Latinx culture and library resources. Return your completed card and receive a...

Latinx Heritage Lotería

All Day9/15 - 10/15
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Lotería (Spanish word meaning "lottery") is a traditional game of chance, similar to bingo. Pick up your Lotería card at Southern Oaks and complete four tasks in a row exploring Latinx culture and library resources. Return your completed card and rec...

Latinx Heritage Lotería

All Day9/15 - 10/15
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Online + Curbside (The Village)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Lotería (Spanish word meaning "lottery") is a traditional game of chance, similar to bingo. Pick up your Lotería card at the Village Library and complete four tasks in a row exploring Latinx culture and library resources. Return your completed card a...

Latinx Heritage Lotería

All Day9/15 - 10/15
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Lotería (Spanish word meaning "lottery") is a traditional game of chance, similar to bingo. Pick up your Lotería card at Ralph Ellison Library and complete four tasks in a row exploring Latinx culture and library resources. Return your completed card...

COLLEGE PREP BASICS

9/15 @ 9:00am
to
9/29 @ 8:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Careers & Jobs, Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
The college admissions process can be difficult to navigate, but we offer the resources you need to make your collegiate dream a reality for students in 8th - thru 12th grades. Kit Includes: Test Prep, checklists, scholarships, financial aid, and O...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration.

Family Ancestry Take Home Starter Kit

9/15 @ 2:00pm
to
9/30 @ 3:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community & Civics, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
There are millions of people engaged in researching and documenting their family histories. If you have never started documenting your family history, this take home kit is for you! Learn how to create home made frames for your favorite photos, cre...

Adult Kit: Peace Day Wax Art

All Day9/20 - 9/26
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Celebrate International Peace Day with the supplies to make an original waxy peace dove silhouette. Instructions and stencils included to mimic tie dye on sketch paper. Supplies: scissors, masking tape (optional) Feel free to call ahead for a...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration.

Johnny Appleseed Take Home Kit

All Day9/20 - 9/26
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Did you know Johnny Appleseed was a real person, not just a legend? Celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day by making a paper apple with a toilet paper roll and tissue paper. Paper supplies are all provided. You can also learn some more about apples and John ...

Little Life Skills: Letters & Numbers

All Day9/20 - 9/26
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Learning takes place well before we start school! The Little Life Skills take-home kit series encourages children ages 2 - 5 to work on basic life skills like tying shoes, learning ABCs, and helping out around the house through hands-on activities an...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Mid-Autumn Festival Lantern Take Home Kit

All Day9/20 - 9/26
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
The Mid Autumn Festival is celebrated in many East Asian communities. In China, it's a reunion time for families, just like Thanksgiving, while in Vietnam, it's more like a children's day. In 2021, the Mid-Autumn Festival will fall on September 21st ...

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.

Pre-K Kit: Alphabet Explorers Lowercase Edition 3

All Day9/20 - 9/26
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Calling all pre-readers! Lowercase letters are here! Come by Almonte to pick up your sensory-based letter exploration kit. Each week, we will build on your kit and provide new activities! Kits are first come, first serve. feel free to call ahead and ...

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!

Elementary Take Home Kit: Mars, Earthlings Welcome

All Day9/20 - 10/2
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. Explore Mars through these fun activities. While supplies last. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Early Childhood Take Home Kit : Fluorescent Collage

All Day9/20 - 10/3
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
This program is designed for parents and children ages 2-5 to do together. Use various bright shapes to make a vibrant collage on black paper. ...