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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
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
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
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!

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: 8
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
to
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!

Toddler Storytime

May 24, 2022
9:30am - 10:00am
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: 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!

Toddler Storytime is aimed at ages 0-3. Join us for a slightly shorter version of Storytime with shorter books, more songs, and more wiggles! If you have children spanning multiple age groups, please choose the session that works best for you!...

Storytime

May 24, 2022
10:00am - 10:45am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Village)
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!

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. 

Healthy Brain, Healthy Mind

May 24, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Northwest)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
This class helps older adults understand the many ways they can maintain a healthy brain as they age. Through 12 different methods, such as establishing good habits and routines, physical activity and nutrition, participants will learn how to improve...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Storytime

May 24, 2022
10:30am - 11:15am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Program Room (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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. 

Story & Song: Friendship

May 24, 2022
11:00am - 11:30am
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Zoom (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Family Programs, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Join us online for Storytime with the Downtown Library! Our theme is: Friendship! Connect virtually with other children and caregivers as you enjoy interactive songs, stories, and rhymes from the comfort of your home. Register to receive a link to...

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.

Tech Help

May 24, 2022
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Study Room 2 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Confused about computers or the internet? Struggling with a job application or resume? Can't figure out how to download apps or books to your mobile device? We can help! Our trainers can answer your questions about basic technology issues. We will wa...

Personal Finance Coach

May 24, 2022
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Conference Room (Bethany)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Business & Finance
Event Description:
Intimidated by investing? Unsure of how to achieve your financial goals? The Personal Finance Coach can help. Meet informally with a financial advisor to learn strategies, tips, and tricks to achieve your financial goals. ...

Chess Night

May 24, 2022
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Jones Library
Registration
Library Branch: Jones Library
Room: Meeting Room (Jones)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Ready, Set,...Chess! Chess night is open to all skill levels ages 14 and up. Come if you interested in learning how to play or if you are looking for a fun competitive game....

Teen Anime Club

May 24, 2022
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Zoom (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Film & Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
Love Anime and/or Manga? Join our Anime club on zoom and talk to like minded teens about your favorite shows and books! This event is every week for teens aged 13-17. We will watch anime, read manga, talk about JPOP/KPOP, learn Japanese language, sa...

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.

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

Zumba for Kids

May 24, 2022
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Outdoor Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Come dance with us at the Edmond Library! Zumba for Kids is a fun, high-energy dance class set to upbeat music and led by a certified Zumba instructor. All skill levels are welcome and no experience is necessary to enjoy this class. The only goals ar...

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.

MetroWrites: Edmond (Writing Group)

May 24, 2022
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: **STAFF USE ONLY**Meeting Room D (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Are you a local OKC area writer? If so, this is something you don't want to miss! This group meets 6 times over the course of a few months. During our time together we will offer a variety of things like whole group time, small group breakout meeting...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Wiggly Wednesdays

May 25, 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. 

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.