ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Ralph Ellison Library and Southern Oaks Library are providing curbside services only until further notice. Watch our website for updates about their reopening.

NOTICE:

All Metro Library locations are in the "Grab & Go" stage. In this stage, customers can come into a library to use a computer, print/copy/fax/scan, and briefly browse the shelves. Masks are required. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

Activity Kit: Hand Lettering

All Day9/14 - 10/4
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Always wanted to up your game when it came to your hand writing? Try our hand lettering kit to get started! Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability.  ...

Fandom Fun Kit Pickup

9/15 @ 12:00am
to
9/29 @ 11:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Calling all Whovians, Pokemon Trainers, and Potterheads! Check out these kits and enjoy crafts and activities all about your favorite fandom! Please state which Community Library (Choctaw, Harrah, Jones, Luther, or Nicoma Park) that you would lik...

Hapa Zome, the Art of Flower Pounding

9/15 @ 9:00am
to
9/29 @ 7:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Passive Program (Choctaw)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Summer is fading...enjoy those last flowers well into the winter months and create a beautiful craft! How? Join us in learning the art of Hapa Zome, or flower pounding. With just a few materials and some gathered flowers you can make plant ink prints...

Let's Make Something: DIY Lanyards for Face Masks

9/23 @ 9:00am
to
10/5 @ 10:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Enjoy art and DIY craft activities from home with these prepared activity kits! Supplies are limited. Please call ahead to request a craft kit, then pick it up curbside along with your library materials. This craft is DIY Lanyards for Face Masks. Mak...

All Ages Take Home Craft Kit

All Day9/28 - 10/3
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
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. ...

Activity Kit: Johnny Appleseed

All Day9/28 - 10/4
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community & Civics, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Did you know Johnny Appleseed was a real person, not just a legend? Celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day by cutting, attaching, and drawing to make his face on a paper plate. Paper supplies are all provided. Supplies are limited though, so get yours today....

Activity Kit: Yarn Butterflies

All Day9/28 - 10/4
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Take and make a yarn butterfly! Kits include everything needed to make your own yarn butterfly with instructions included.  Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability.  ...

PreK Take Home Kit: DIY Bubble Wands

All Day9/28 - 10/4
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, DIY & Hobbies, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
This activity is appropriate for children ages 3-5. This is a craft activity designed to help little ones practice fine motor skills. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead to check availability....

Felt & Krazy Straw Busy Bag

9/28 @ 9:00am
to
10/30 @ 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Family Programs
Event Description:
Felt & Krazy Straw Busy Bags are designed for preschoolers and caregivers to explore together. Explore color, shape, texture and eye hand coordination. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability. Come in to ...

123! Play with Me at Home!

September 29, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Adults
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
Join us every week throughout September and early October on social media to learn more about the importance of play and healthy caregiver/child relationships in your child's early development. Each week our skilled Children's Librarians will...

Let's Make Something

September 30, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Enjoy art and DIY craft activities from home with these prepared activity kits! Supplies are limited. Please call ahead to request a craft kit, then pick it up curbside along with your library materials. Kits must be picked up Wednesday through Frida...

Wednesday Cafe

September 30, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 99
Event Description:

Visit us for a little "caffeination", conversation and education! At this come-and-go event you can enjoy a cup of tea or coffee with friends, and we'll be there to answer questions about library services and events. There will also be a selection of new materials for you to peruse and check out.

We have a nurse practitioner coming to give a medical professional update on COVID-19 and to answer any questions you may have about the coronavirus.  Grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and join us from your own home to talk about books and other cur...

STEAM in September: Steam Away Stress by Making Your Own Bath Bomb!

9/30 @ 9:00am
to
10/3 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
STEAM activities are for everyone! Combining science and fun, this kit will provide you with all of the ingredients you need to make your own homemade bath bomb- perfect for steaming all of your stress away! Kits are one per FAMILY for adults 17 ...

STEAM in September: Moon Lander Design Challenge

9/30 @ 9:00am
to
10/3 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Offsite (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Landing on the moon is tricky! Test your design skills in this NASA Design Squad Challenge: Touchdown. We challenge you to design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two "astronauts" when they land. Kits are one per FAMILY (teens age...

Online D&D

September 30, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Harrah Library
Library Branch: Harrah Library
Room: Zoom (Harrah)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Have you ever wanted to join up with a group to go on quests and solve the problems of world not your own? Join us Wednesdays as we explore new worlds, fight ferocious beasts, and complete quests for treasure, glory, and more! This program is open 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.

Budding Naturalists

September 30, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Ready to get outside and explore the world around you? Join us for a 4-week series where we'll teach you the basics of being a naturalist - someone who studies plants and animals. We'll meet weekly on Zoom to discuss each week's activities, and then ...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

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.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Cuban Rumba dance

September 30, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with dance! The second in a series of three videos, instructor Heather Burns will tell us about Cuban Rumba...plus show us a few moves so we can dance along. Premiering on Facebook Live. ...

Extreme Global Candy Grab Bag

All Day
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
Trick-or-treating isn’t just for kids anymore! Stop by the library and pick up a bag filled with some of the world's wildest-tasting candy, plus fun facts about global cultures and the science of taste. Samples include 100% dark chocolate from the UK...

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.

Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs, Books & Reading, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Read along with us each month as we explore the Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne. Every month we'll journey with Jack and Annie to an exciting new place and time. The doorway to adventure is in your own backyard! This list is for 2nd-4...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

Paranormal Storytime: Aliens

October 1, 2020
9:00am - 9:30am
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs, Storytimes
Event Description:
Please join us for a paranormal storytime all about ALIENS!...

Owl Pal: Grab N Go Kit

10/1 @ 9:00am
to
10/16 @ 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Who Loves to Read? Create an Owl Pal to read along with you! Kits include paper cutouts to make your own Owl Pal. You just add the glue. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability. Come in to pick it up o...

Stay Active & Independent for Life Online

October 1, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 458
Event Description:
Seniors stay active and independent! Silver Sneakers Classic is designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and improve activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support and class can be modified depen...

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.

Remote Teen Table Top Time

October 1, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Dice, character sheets, and miniatures: join us as we role-play! Ages 11-18....

Financial Literacy Workshop - Investing Part 2

October 1, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Description:
Join Jason Sauer, Senior Wealth Advisor with Miller Private Wealth LLC, as he shares the essential information needed to make responsible financial decisions. Whether you are of retirement age or new to investing, all are welcome. This week's topi...

Children Reading to Dogs

October 1, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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.   This program is a hybrid of our traditional Children Reading to Dogs program.  We wil...

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 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.

Steppin Into Shape

October 1, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Zoom (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Event Description:
Let’s get healthy with fitness and fun. View via ZOOM in the comfort of your home either alone, with a friend, or even as a family to participate in aerobics, line dances, Zumba or partner swing steps. Dress comfortably and get ready to step into a n...

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 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.

Movie Night

All Day
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Family Programs, Film & Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 33
Event Description:
Did 'Rona' ruin your movie night plans? Don't fret, we've got you covered! Register to receive a movie night grab bag with DVD staff picks from your genre of choice. Popcorn and candy included! Supplies are limited, register today! ...

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.