ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Ralph Ellison Library is providing curbside services only until further notice. Watch our website for updates about Ralph Ellison’s 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: 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....

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 ...

CUÉNTAME UN CUENTO/ BILINGUAL STORYTIME

September 29, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your library online on most Tuesdays. Registered participants will receive a link to the storytime video which they can view anytime during that week. Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the magic of st...

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...

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!...

Pre-K Take Home Kits

All Day10/5 - 10/11
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
This kit is designed for young children ages 3-5 to explore and create with their parents. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability! ...

Take Home Kit: Create a Monster!

All Day10/5 - 10/12
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Help develop fine motor skills and learn shapes by creating a monster! Participants will use scissors and glue to piece together a monster out of paper. Supplies included. ...

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!

Early Childhood Take Home Kit : Build a Monster!

All Day10/5 - 10/18
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Use a variety of colorful paper and googly eyes to build your own Halloween monster! This program is designed for parents and children ages 2-5 to do together. We are unable to hold take home kits, but you are more than welcome to call ahead to check...

Indigenous Storytime

October 6, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for a very special Indigenous storytime at your library online! This storytime will be on Facebook Live on the first Tuesday of every month. Join local Indigenous Aunties and Uncles as they share beautiful books and stories created ...

123! Play with Me at Home!

October 6, 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...

Toddler Playtime

All Day
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Playing is learning in young children. It not only aids in brain development but it also sparks creative thinking. Register for an early childhood play kit and use the items included to talk and play together with your toddler. Registration is limite...

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. 

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!

Oddities & Curiosities in October: Button Bracelets

10/7 @ 9:00am
to
10/10 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Description:
Work on your little ones motor skill development with this lacing activity. Each kit will contain a pipe cleaner and several buttons. Littles will be able to thread the pipe cleaner with buttons to make their own bracelet. In addition to the brace...
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Adults
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
Join us every Wednesday in October to learn more about the importance of play and healthy caregiver/child relationships. A different community resource professional will join us each week via Zoom to talk about a variety of topics related&n...

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.

Music with Ginger Online Program

October 8, 2020
10:00am - 10:15am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Offsite (The Village)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 42
Event Description:
Have you missed Music with Ginger? Miss Ginger will be providing our “normal” Musictime via private link! To participate and receive information about the program, you MUST register before the deadline of Wednesday October 7! On Thursday at 10:00...

Pre-K Take Home Kit

All Day10/12 - 10/18
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
This kit is designed for young children ages 3-5 to explore and create with their parents. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability! ...

October Take and Make Craft for Ages 2-5

10/12 @ 9:00am
to
10/17 @ 5:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Description:
Let your imagination soar with this special arts and crafts take home program made for little hands! Professional librarians will provide you with all the resources you need to spread your artistic wings. Children will have the opportunity to practic...

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!

Virtual Preschool Storytime

October 12, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Join us for a virtual storytime with your local neighborhood librarians! Connect virtually with other children and caregivers as we enjoy songs, stories, rhymes, fingerplays, and more! This storytime is intended for ages 3-5. Please register only on...

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.

Preschool Activities

October 12, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Zoom (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Join us for a story, craft, and early literacy activity. Come by the library before the program to pick up a craft kit. After you sign up, you will receive an email with a link that will allow you to join the program via Zoom. For Kids ages 2-5. ...

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!

Storytime Takeout

October 12, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Read, rhyme, and sing with us at Del City Library's virtual storytime! Registration for Storytime Takeout includes a take-and-make kit with songs, activities, and crafts to match our Monday storytimes. Kit pick up is the week before storytime. ...

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!

Take Home Tuesday : Early Childhood

October 13, 2020
9:00am - 9:15am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Online + Curbside (The Village)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Enjoy science, art, and literacy activities from home with these prepared activity kits! In October, preschoolers will make a fall tree using cupcake liners! Supplies are limited. Please register to reserve your kit, then pick it up curbside along w...

CUÉNTAME UN CUENTO/ SPANISH LANGUAGE STORYTIME

October 13, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Acompáñenos para un cuento de español. Los participantes registrados recibirán un correo electrónico con el enlace del video que se puede ver en cualquier momento durante los próximos 7 días. **** Join us for a storytime at your library on...

Family Storytime

October 13, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 43
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 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.

123! Play with Me at Home!

October 13, 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...

123! Play with Me at Home!: Connect with a Community Resource Professional

October 14, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Adults
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Join us every Wednesday in October to learn more about the importance of play and healthy caregiver/child relationships. A different community resource professional will join us each week via Zoom to talk about a variety of topics related&n...

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.

Pre-K Take Home Kit

All Day10/19 - 10/25
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
This take home kit is designed for young children ages 3-5 to explore and create with their parents. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability! ...

Early Childhood Take Home Kit : Build a Pumpkin

All Day10/19 - 11/1
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Use bright orange tissue paper and a paper plate to make a spooky pumpkin. This program is designed for parents and children ages 2-5 to do together.While supplies last. Check back every two weeks for a new kit!...