Upcoming Events

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Summer Reading 2019

All Day6/1 - 7/31
All Locations
Library Branch: All Locations
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Come join us for a fun summer of learning! Summer Reading is free and for all ages. Count reading of any kind: books, eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, comics, and more! Do fun reading-related activities to earn more points to count towards your goal...

The Maurice Sendak Exhibition

All Day6/15 - 7/9
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Atrium (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
The Maurice Sendak Exhibition is a retrospective of original works by the beloved children’s book illustrator and author of Where the Wild Things Are, Maurice Sendak. The exhibit includes 50 of Sendak’s works celebrating his heartfelt art. We encoura...

Sundays Together

June 16, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
StoryArt Storytime - A special type of story time for the entire family at your Downtown Library! Join us as we read a story and make art inspired by the illustrator. We will share a book, sometimes sing songs, and take home a souvenir of our time to...

American Creed: A Film Screening & Community Conversation

June 16, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 1 + 2 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Film & Movies
Event Description:
Join us for a film screening of the PBS documentary, American Creed, and a scholar-facilitated panel discussion with community leaders. In the film American Creed, former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Dav...

Maurice Sendak Documentary Screening and Discussion

June 16, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Edmond Library
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Film & Movies
Event Description:
Join us for a film screening and community discussion about one of the most cherished and controversial figures in children's literature, Maurice Sendak. The documentary "Tell Them Anything You Want" is a moving tribute to Sendak, a seminal talent wh...

Toddler Storytime

June 17, 2019
9:00am - 9:30am
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting
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!

Groups of 10 or more please contact the library. This is a recurring event and takes place most Mondays. This event is held at multiple libraries....

Quilting Club

June 17, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Midwest City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Continuing Education
Event Description:
Perpetuate the quilting art form. Join the Soldier Creek Quilting Group with your willingness to learn and share all forms of quilting. No experience is necessary. This is a recurring event and takes place very Monday....

Baby Storytime

June 17, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room ABC (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
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!

Playtime is offered immediately after this program. Program is not offered on weeks with holiday closures. ...

Preschool Storytime

June 17, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room C (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
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 wh...

Play Time

June 17, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Del City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
Play & Story Time! Sharing in playtimes 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 di...

Playtime

June 17, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room ABC (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
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!

This event does not meet on weeks with holiday closures. ...

Preschool Storytime

June 17, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
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!

Groups of 10 or more please contact the library. This is a recurring event and takes place most Mondays. This event is held at multiple libraries....

Rhythmically Speaking: Yeh-Shen

June 17, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
There are thousands of Cinderella stories all over the world. Africa, Ireland, Germany, India, Japan, Turkey, Mexico, Chile, Indonesia, and the United States of America all have their own Cinderella story.  Join Rhythmically Speak...

Neighborhood Arts: Michael Corley

June 17, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
Things will be getting WILD with Storyteller Michael Corley!  A high energy magic show with audience participation and illusions. Children will phase through solid objects!  Gravity will go bonkers and you'll witness teleportation right before your e...

Neighborhood Arts: Mister Puppet Show

June 17, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Description:
Presenting an original, good-old-fashioned, gut-busting puppet show from professional puppeteer Chandler Jackson. Filled with terrible puns, corny jokes, and ridiculous slapstick comedy, "The Mister Puppet Show" is sure to appeal toward audiences of ...

Preschool Storytime

June 17, 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room C (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
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 wh...

Aliens Among Us

June 17, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Friends Room (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Family Programs, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Jelly-like skin, glowing bodies, too many legs to count! We're not talking about extraterrestrials but the aliens among us! Join us as we explain the bizarre bodies of animals right here on our own planet. Space is limited. First come, first served. ...

Neighborhood Arts: Michael Corley

June 17, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Lobby (Midwest City)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Things will be getting WILD with Storyteller Michael Corley! A high energy magic show with audience participation and illusions. Children will phase through solid objects! Gravity will go bonkers and you'll witness teleportation right before your eye...

Neighborhood Arts: Mister Puppet Show

June 17, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 1 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Presenting an original, good-old-fashioned, gut-busting puppet show from professional puppeteer Chandler Jackson. Filled with terrible puns, corny jokes, and ridiculous slapstick comedy, "The Mister Puppet Show" is sure to appeal toward audiences of ...

Reading Buddies

June 17, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Children's Area (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:

Want to make your reading score soar? Simply read! Reading for just 20 minutes a day is guaranteed to improve your reading skills. Children will have the opportunity to read one-on-one with our community volunteers, play word games, and get excited about reading.

Sign up in the kids area....

Book Club

June 17, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Village)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Event Description:
Calling all readers! Looking to build community and challenge yourself to discover new, exciting tales? If so, then look no further! Come meet new friends, read new books, and enjoy lively conversation at your neighborhood library. This month, we'...

Geeks in the Wild

June 17, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Children's Area (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
If you’re a geek, come spend an hour in your natural habitat: surrounded by fellow geeks who want to nerd out with you about all your favorite franchises! Join us in this fandom-rich hands-on program that will have activities based on all of your pop...

Legos in the Wild

June 17, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Unleash your wildest imagination by creating your own unique animals, plants, and other creations that belong in a variety of habitats! Will you build a dragon that lives in the air, or a whale that lives in the ocean? Build real or mythical creature...

Chess Club

June 17, 2019
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Chess Club for Kids - It's your move! Want to increase your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Instruction is offered the first half hour for beginners followed by an hour of play for kids of all levels. Chess boards are pr...

Teen Advisory Board

June 17, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Program Room (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Northwest teens! Have your voice heard! Advise the teen librarian on topics of importance to you, help plan teen programming, participate in service projects, and earn service hours. Volunteer application required to participate. Apply here: http://e...

Rocket Readers

June 17, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
Want to be a better reader? Simply read! Reading for just 20 minutes a day is guaranteed to improve your reading skills.  Rocket Readers is a reading program for children with games, incentives and one-on-one reading time with volunteers.  Children...

Children Reading to Dogs

June 17, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Northwest Library
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Program Room (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Reading Help
Event Description:
Want to be a more confident reader? Build "pawsitive" self-esteem and improve your reading skills while reading aloud to certified therapy dogs at the library....