NOTICE:

The Downtown Library will be closed for maintenance Monday, June 14 – Wednesday, June 16. We hope to reopen on Thursday, June 17. The Downtown book drops will remain open, as will our other library locations. 

NOTICE:

All Metro Library locations are now in our "Sit & Stay" stage.  Customers can come in to sit and read or use their device in our socially distanced seating, use a study room, or use one of our public computers. Please wear a mask. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Events

Special thank you to Niagara Water for the donation of two pallets of water to help our community hydrate and stay cool during outdoor Summer Reading events.

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Card Making Kit

All Day6/1 - 6/14
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Family Programs
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Every gift is made more special when it's made by hand.  This month we want to help you in celebrating a very important member of your family.  Come pick up our card making kit and create a beautiful card for your loved one to cherish. ...

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!

Bethany Library Book Bundles! (Kids Edition)

All Day6/1 - 6/15
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
For any school aged kid that loves books, our Children's Book Bundles are for you! Simply register and answer a few questions about yourself, and we'll select books for you! You'll receive 2-5 age appropriate books checked out to your library c...

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.

All Ages Take Home Craft Kit

All Day6/1 - 6/30
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Weekly Make & Take Craft kits available as supplies last. Great for customers of all ages! Most supplies included, may need some supplemental materials such as glue or markers. Children may require adult help & supervision. No virtual component. ...

Pride Art Kit

All Day6/1 - 6/30
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Celebrate Pride Month this year with a beautiful piece of art to add to your wall.  Come by Capitol Hill library to pick up this DIY Pride Art Kit with everything you need to make a lovely piece of art. ...

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!

Pride Craft Take Home Kit

All Day6/1 - 6/30
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Happy Tails to You! Enjoy a different take home kit each week during the summer reading program. While you're here to get your kit, sign up for the summer reading program and check out some awesome materials! We’re celebrating Pride this week! Cr...

Bethany StoryWalk®

All Day6/1 - 7/3
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. 

GeoCache: Summer Reading Series

All Day6/1 - 7/3
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online (Belle Isle)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Calling all geocachers (and scavenger hunt enthusiasts)! The Belle Isle Library has hidden caches all over OKC. We are celebrating our Summer Reading theme, “Tails and Tales” with book-themed finds. This is a great series to do as a family or even wi...

Storytime OnDemand

6/1 @ 9:00am
to
6/30 @ 6:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for an at-your-pace, virtual storytime! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and show parents and caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. The Storytime OnDemand k...

StoryStash: Teen Book Boxes

6/2 @ 9:00am
to
7/3 @ 6:00pm
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: 15
Event Description:
For any teen that loves books, or any teen that maybe needs a little help loving books, our Teen Book Boxes are for you! Simply register and answer a few questions about yourself, and we'll select a book for you! We pick out a new book from 2020 o...

Egg Carton Kit

6/4 @ 10:00am
to
6/13 @ 5:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
I love finding unique ways to craft with recyclable materials. Here is a fun way to create cute creatures with egg cartons! This kit contains egg cartons, tissue paper, glue, pipe cleaners, and googly eyes. A family will have fun with this kit wi...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

Science Museum - Observation Square + Kit Pickup

All Day6/5 - 6/16
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
AGE: 10-18 years old Take a close look—REALLY close—at one square yard of the Earth and conduct in a little ecological field work in your own backyard.  Put your observation and exploration skills to the test and see how many diverse life for...

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!

Science Museum - The Three Little Pigs + Kit Pickup

All Day6/5 - 6/16
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
AGE: 2-9 years old         A combination story time and engineering challenge, this program will allow the youngest scientists to interact with one of their favorite classic stories while strengthening ...

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!

Summer Skin Safety Kit

6/5 @ 9:00am
to
6/19 @ 4:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Do your summer plans involve spending more time outdoors? Whether you're spending time at the pool, hanging out at the park, walking your dog, or taking a stroll around your neighborhood, sun safety is for everyone! Pick up your Summer Skin Safe...

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.

Habitat Heroes

All Day6/7 - 6/18
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Have a roarin' good time learning about the African Savanna and the animals that live there! We'll provide a box, a random 3D paper animal, information about its habitat, some decorations, and ideas and inspiration to get you started creating your ow...

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!

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

Tweens & Teens Take and Make Kit: Tie Dye Book Bag

All Day6/7 - 6/18
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Create your own tie dye book bag! Each kit will include directions, two colors of dye, and everything you need to make one colorful bag for carrying your next pile of summer reading books. Feel free to collect other items for your leftover dye like ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

Monkey Pencil Ornament Take Home Kit

All Day6/7 - 6/20
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Happy Tails to You! Enjoy a different take home kit each week during the Summer Reading program. While you're here to get your kit, sign up for the summer reading program and check out some awesome materials! This week’s craft is pencil ornament!...

Spider Hat

All Day6/7 - 6/28
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Create a Silly Spider Hat and turn yourself into a giant spider. Choose a book about your favorite spider character like Anansi or learn some new facts about spiders....

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.

ALL AGES: Show Your Pride Yard Sign Kit

All Day6/7 - 6/30
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community & Civics, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
What does Pride mean to you? Tell us by picking up a Show Your Pride kit at any Metropolitan Library location while supplies last.  Kits include: 1 Metro branded yard sign with the prompt, Pride is... Customers fill in what...

Take Home Kit: Show Your Pride Yard Signs

All Day6/7 - 6/30
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community & Civics, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
What does Pride mean to you? Tell us by picking up a Show Your Pride kit at any Metropolitan Library location while supplies last.  Kits include: 1 Metro branded yard sign with the prompt, Pride is... Customers fill in what...

Take Home Kit: Show Your Pride Yard Signs

All Day6/7 - 6/30
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community & Civics, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
What does Pride mean to you? Tell us by picking up a Show Your Pride kit at any Metropolitan Library location while supplies last.  Kits include: 1 Metro branded yard sign with the prompt, Pride is... Customers fill in what...

Take Home Kit: Show Your Pride Yard Signs

All Day6/7 - 6/30
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community & Civics, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
What does Pride mean to you? Tell us by picking up a Show Your Pride kit at any Metropolitan Library location while supplies last.  Kits include: 1 Metro branded yard sign with the prompt, Pride is... Customers fill in what...

Take Home Kit: Show Your Pride Yard Signs

All Day6/7 - 6/30
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community & Civics, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
What does Pride mean to you? Tell us by picking up a Show Your Pride kit at any Metropolitan Library location while supplies last.  Kits include: 1 Metro branded yard sign with the prompt, Pride is... Customers fill in what...

Take Home Kit: Show Your Pride Yard Signs

All Day6/7 - 6/30
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community & Civics, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
What does Pride mean to you? Tell us by picking up a Show Your Pride kit at any Metropolitan Library location while supplies last.  Kits include: 1 Metro branded yard sign with the prompt, Pride is... Customers fill in what...

Take Home Kit: Show Your Pride Yard Signs

All Day6/7 - 6/30
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community & Civics, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
What does Pride mean to you? Tell us by picking up a Show Your Pride kit at any Metropolitan Library location while supplies last.  Kits include: 1 Metro branded yard sign with the prompt, Pride is... Customers fill in what...