All libraries will be closed on Sunday, May 29 and Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.

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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!

String Your Own Rosary - Adult Take Home Kit

5/9 @ 9:00am
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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: 4
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.

Movie Night Bundle

5/14 @ 9:00am
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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!

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: 5
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 2022: Japanese Stab Binding

5/18 @ 1:00pm
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5/28 @ 6:00pm
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: 1
Event Description:
The traditional Japanese four-hole stab bookbinding technique has a simple, contemporary appeal and it’s excellent for beginners. There’s no gluing or folding involved, so you can get a beautiful hand-crafted result with very little effort. Sign up f...

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!

Artist Spotlight: Marta Minujin Neon Straw Art Take Home Kit

All Day5/23 - 5/28
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take-Home Kit
Event Description:
May artist spotlight is Marta Minujin! Learn about Marta's life and work and get inspired to create your own work of art based off of Marta's own designs! Each kit will include neon straws, and cardboard that will allow you to use your imagination ...

Memorial Day Poppy Wreath Kit

All Day5/23 - 5/28
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take-Home Kit
Event Description:
Learn about the meaning of Memorial Day and the significance of the red poppy with this Take Home Kit. Instructions and supplies for making your own red poppy wreath along with the history of the holiday will be included. Available for all ages. One ...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Rainbow Pinwheels Take Home Kit

5/23 @ 9:00am
to
6/2 @ 9:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Embrace the rainbow by creating colorful pinwheels that you can use to brighten up your home or take with you to your favorite Pride parade. This kit is meant for adults and contains small pieces not suitable for young children. ...

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!

Foam Bead Necklace Take Home Kit (Early Childhood)

5/25 @ 9:00am
to
5/28 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Work on your little one's fine motor skills with this foam bead necklace kit. Participants will receive 20 foam beads and 3 feet of cord. For multiple children you can use the kit to make smaller bracelets. This is for a more advanced 3 years to 5 ...

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.

YA Lit Lovers Surprise Book Bags

5/25 @ 9:00am
to
5/28 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
You know those subscription box services where you pay to receive a mystery box of goodies every month? Well, this is just like that, only FREE! Sign up to receive 2 YA books from the library picked especially for you, plus additional book recommenda...

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!

Teen Book Box

5/26 @ 9:00am
to
6/4 @ 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: 7
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!

Yoga

May 27, 2022
10:15am - 11:15pm
Nicoma Park Library
Registration
Library Branch: Nicoma Park Library
Room: Meeting Room (Nicoma Park)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
No matter your level of experience there is something to gain from these all level classes. Yoga has numerous benefits, such as increased flexibility, improved muscle strength, increased blood flow, better posture, balance, and more! Learn about deep...

Summer Teen Volunteer Training

May 27, 2022
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Careers & Jobs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Teens will learn about the summer reading program, expectations about volunteering at the library and meet other volunteers for the summer. ...

Chess Club

May 27, 2022
4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Family Programs, Games & Gaming
Event Description:

It’s your move! Want to increase your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Learn how to play chess or develop your existing skills against other players in a friendly environment. Players of all abilities are welcome. Chess boards are provided and library materials are available for further learning.

Chess sets may also be checked out for in-library use at any time by visiting the information desk. This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday. A similar club exists at multiple libraries....

OKC Mobile Market

May 28, 2022
9:00am - 10:30am
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Offsite (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
The OKC Mobile Market will bring a mobile produce truck to CH to donate free produce to community members. ...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

First Look Storytime

May 28, 2022
10:00am - 10:45am
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Children's Area (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs, Storytimes
Event Description:
Want to see what's new at the library? Come to First Look Storytime to check out the library's newest picture books! Attendees will connect with others while enjoying rhymes, songs, and books at this storytime held in the children's area. ...

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. 

Belle Isle Teen Advisory Board

May 28, 2022
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Programming Room (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Community & Civics
Event Description:

Let your voice be heard! Make new friends and give back to your community as you advise the library on what's important to you and what teen programs you'd like to see. Join other teens and collaborate on creative program and display ideas. Learn about how your library works from the inside and find out about volunteer opportunities for service hours.

Let's Build a LEGO Summer

May 28, 2022
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Family Programs, Science & STEAM
Event Description:

Join other LEGO fans to engineer some fun! Imagine, create, play, and learn as we build with LEGOs.

This is an all ages event where the challenge is to build something that means summer to you! Perhaps a sand castle, a surf board, a hammock, or an ice cream cone? This fun come-and-go activity is for the whole family and will include socially di...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Library Closed

All Day
Some Branches
Branches:
Almonte Library, Belle Isle Library, Bethany Library, Capitol Hill Library, Choctaw Library, Del City Library, Downtown Library, Edmond Library, Harrah Library, Jones Library, Luther Library, Midwest City Library, Nicoma Park Library, Northwest Library, Ralph Ellison Library, Service Center, Southern Oaks Library, The Village Library, Warr Acres Library, Wright Library, Off Site, Library Online, All Locations
Description:
Even though the library is closed, you can visit our website to browser our collection, checkout and download eMaterials (eBooks, audiobooks, movies, and TV series), plus use one of our many eResources to research and learn.  ...

Library Closed

All Day
Some Branches
Branches:
Almonte Library, Belle Isle Library, Bethany Library, Capitol Hill Library, Choctaw Library, Del City Library, Downtown Library, Edmond Library, Harrah Library, Jones Library, Luther Library, Midwest City Library, Nicoma Park Library, Northwest Library, Ralph Ellison Library, Service Center, Southern Oaks Library, The Village Library, Warr Acres Library, Wright Library, Off Site, Library Online, All Locations
Description:
Even though the library is closed, you can visit our website to browser our collection, checkout and download eMaterials (eBooks, audiobooks, movies, and TV series), plus use one of our many eResources to research and learn.  ...

Summer Teen Book Box Registration Open

All Day5/31 - 6/12
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: 15
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!