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Fan Fiction/ Fan Art Contest 2024

All Day 2/1 - 3/8
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Onsite (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Writing
Event Description:
The Southern Oaks Library Fan Fiction and Fan Art contest was founded by John Hilbert. In dedication to John's work, the contest continues to recognize the remarkable talents of people in our community. February 1, 2024 is the first day to submit ...
This event is in the "Birth-PreK" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

StoryQuest: Read Across the Community Libraries

All Day 2/23 - 3/8
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Passive Program (Choctaw)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Join us for our 6th annual Read Across the Community Libraries! This year's theme is StoryQuest -- Adventure at Your Library! Each Community Library (Choctaw, Harrah, Luther, Jones, and Nicoma Park) will host a different craft, activity,...
This event is in the "Birth-PreK" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

StoryQuest: Read Across the Community Libraries

All Day 2/23 - 3/8
Harrah Library
Library Branch: Harrah Library
Room: Passive Program (Harrah)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Join us for our 6th annual Read Across the Community Libraries! This year's theme is StoryQuest -- Adventure at Your Library! Each Community Library (Choctaw, Harrah, Luther, Jones, and Nicoma Park) will host a different craft, activity,...
This event is in the "Birth-PreK" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

StoryQuest: Read Across the Community Libraries

All Day 2/23 - 3/8
Jones Library
Library Branch: Jones Library
Room: Passive Program (Jones)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Join us for our 6th annual Read Across the Community Libraries! This year's theme is StoryQuest -- Adventure at Your Library! Each Community Library (Choctaw, Harrah, Luther, Jones, and Nicoma Park) will host a different craft, activity,...
This event is in the "Birth-PreK" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

StoryQuest: Read Across the Community Libraries

All Day 2/23 - 3/8
Luther Library
Library Branch: Luther Library
Room: Passive Program (Luther)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Join us for our 6th annual Read Across the Community Libraries! This year's theme is StoryQuest -- Adventure at Your Library! Each Community Library (Choctaw, Harrah, Luther, Jones, and Nicoma Park) will host a different craft, activity,...
This event is in the "Birth-PreK" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

StoryQuest: Read Across the Community Libraries

All Day 2/23 - 3/8
Nicoma Park Library
Library Branch: Nicoma Park Library
Room: Passive Program (Nicoma Park)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Join us for our 6th annual Read Across the Community Libraries! This year's theme is StoryQuest -- Adventure at Your Library! Each Community Library (Choctaw, Harrah, Luther, Jones, and Nicoma Park) will host a different craft, activity,...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Molecule Scavenger Hunt

All Day 3/1 - 3/30
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Onsite (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
The library is full of molecules! Can you find them all? Knowing a bit about the Dewey Decimal System will help you out.   ...

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 event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Book Boxes (Signup)

All Day 3/1 - 3/31
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Do you like books? Are you between 12-18? If the answer to both of those are "yes," we have the thing for you! Sign up for a book box and we will try to find you your new favorite book from the Juvenile or Young Adult reading level! We will con...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Celebrating Black Excellence: Claude McKay

03/01/2024 @ 9:00am - 03/03/2024 @ 6:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, Continuing Education, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
To celebrate Black excellence for Black History Month, this week we're looking at Claude McKay. Festus Claudius "Claude" McKay (September 15, 1890 – May 22, 1948) was a Jamaican-American writer and poet, whose work made him an influential figure in t...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

March Creative Writing Chapbook

03/01/2024 @ 9:00am - 03/30/2024 @ 5:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Onsite (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Continuing Education, Cultural Experiences, Take-Home Kit, Writing
Event Description:
Have you always wanted to explore creative writing but never had the chance? Pick up one of our creative writing chapbooks filled with creative writing exercises meant to strengthen your creative muscles! ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

March Mindfulness Journal

03/01/2024 @ 9:00am - 03/30/2024 @ 5:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Onsite (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
It can be difficult to take a moment to stop, slow down, and focus on something that’s good for our well-being. Pick up one of our monthly mindfulness journals filled with prompts to help you focus on your mental health!  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Kids" group.

St Patrick's Day Take Home Kit​​

All Day 3/3 - 3/11
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take-Home Kit
Event Description:
It's St. Patrick's Day, so get a take-home kit to learn more about the day and do a fun craft featuring Q-tips and paint! ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Creative Writing Sunday

1:30pm - 3:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Have you always wanted to explore creative writing but never had the chance? Are you looking for a supportive community of writers with whom you can share your work? Join us every Sunday where we'll be creating original work and sharing our works in ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Paper Quilling: Beautiful Butterfly

1:30pm - 4:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room D (Edmond)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
In this three-hour class, Carolina Smith from the AR Workshop in Edmond will introduce teens and adults to quilling, an art form that involves the use of strips of paper that are rolled, shaped, and glued together to create decorative designs.&n...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Page Turners

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Do you love to read and discuss books, but prefer to choose your own titles to read? If so, our genre book club is for you! Each month, we will select a different genre, such as mystery, romance, or science fiction, and then we will each choose our o...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Crowns Tea

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Bethany)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Thick Descriptions' Signature Event, The Crowns Tea, celebrates the rich tradition of church hats and is a tribute to the book, "Crowns: Portraits of Black Women in Church Hats" by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry. This event is an opportunity f...

Disclaimer(s)

There is no guarantee that foods served at this program have not come into contact with tree nuts, soybean, dairy, eggs, wheat, peanuts or other allergens. Accordingly, neither the Library nor Thick Descriptions will assume any liability for adverse reactions to foods consumed or items one may come in contact with at this program or any harm to any individual resulting from such allergens.

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Sunday Funday: Let's Paint!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Northwest Library
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Make a trip to the library your "Sunday Funday" family time activity. Stock up on new books for the week and join us for a fun activity. We will rotate each month between arts & crafts, STEAM challenges, and games. This program is intended for...

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. 

This event is in the "All Ages" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Science Sundays

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages, Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Come be a scientist during our monthly "Science Sundays" programs! Each program will focus on a different field of science, were participants will conduct an experiment to learn how they can use science in their daily lives. From biology to meteorolo...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

The Young Storytellers Publishing Workshop

4:00pm - 5:30pm
Edmond Library
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies, Writing
Event Description:
Calling all young storytellers to our second annual Young Storytellers Workshop at the library! If you have a story to tell, pick up a set of submission guidelines from the Children's desk and submit the draft of your tale to us by December 15th. Our...

Disclaimer(s)

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

This event is in the "Adults" group.

DHS Resource Help

9:00am - 5:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Study Room 1 (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Do you need help with job applications? Unemployment benefits? SNAP Benefits? Finding a place to live? Affordable healthcare or more? Visit our OU social work students and DHS Embedded Worker for help! This event is held at multiple locations acro...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Celebrating Excellence in Women's History: Christina Rossetti

03/04/2024 @ 9:00am - 03/10/2024 @ 6:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, Continuing Education, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
To celebrate excellence in Women’s History, this week we’re looking at Christina Rossetti. Rossetti (December 5, 1830 – December 29, 1894) was an English writer of romantic, devotional and children's poems, and was the author of numerous books of poe...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

FULL STEAM AHEAD: KITCHEN TABLE SCIENCE

03/04/2024 @ 9:00am - 03/16/2024 @ 5:00pm
Jones Library
Library Branch: Jones Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Jones)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM, Take-Home Kit
Event Description:
It’s full STEAM ahead! Pick up one of kits to learn about principle in Science, Technology, Art, or Math. We’ll give you the supplies need so you can experiment on your own and learn more about the world around you.  Pickup available at Choct...
This event is in the "Birth-PreK" group.

Preschool Storytime (ages 3-5)

9:30am - 10:00am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: **STAFF USE ONLY** Meeting Room C (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
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!

This session is recommended for older 3s and up. Younger and older siblings are always welcome. ...
This event is in the "Birth-PreK" group.

Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for Storytime at the Midwest City Library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and share valuable information about reading readiness with parents and caregivers. Connect with others while enjoying stories, songs, rhy...

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.