NOTICE:

All Metro Library locations are in the “Curbside Plus” stage. In this stage, ready holds will be delivered curbside. Customers can come into a library to use a computer or to print/copy/fax/scan. Masks are required.  Click here for more information.

All libraries will be closed on Monday, January 18 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

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Bethany StoryWalk®

All Day1/2 - 1/17
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. 

Teen Book Box

1/2 @ 9:00am
to
1/17 @ 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Here at the Downtown Library, we’re always looking for fun ways to connect readers with our collection of books. Thus the idea of a library book “subscription” box, a connection between YOU the reader and US, your friendly neighborhood librarians. ...

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!

Bullet Journaling for 2021

All Day1/4 - 1/17
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit, Writing
Event Description:
Do you feel constantly busy and overwhelmed? Can’t organize your tasks? Forget what day it is or where you are? Get a better grip on the new year with bullet journaling!  Pick up a Bullet Journaling starter kit and learn how to record your past,...

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.

Early Childhood Take Home Kit : Jellyfish Mobile

All Day1/4 - 1/17
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
This program is designed for parents and children ages 2-5 to do together. Make a jellyfish using streamers and a paper plate that you can hang from your wall. While supplies last. Call the curbside number 405-843-9601 to check kit availability. ...

Elementary Take Home Kit: 2021 Wishes

All Day1/4 - 1/17
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
This program is designed for children ages 6-12. What do you want to do in 2021? What do you hope for your family and community in 2021? Make this star wishes craft to write down your wishes. While supplies last. Call the curbside number 405-843-9601...

Teen Take Home Kit: Mini Book Keychain

All Day1/4 - 1/17
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Create your own mini book keychain! Include your favorite quotes or create your own mini book. All supplies are included. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead to check availability. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Vapor Rub Shower Melt Kits

1/4 @ 9:00am
to
1/17 @ 1:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
This DIY Vapor Rub Shower Melt will melt the sniffles away. A simple recipe of corn starch and Vapor Rub. All ingredients and mold provided. Just add water and mix. Limited supplies. Sign up 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.

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!

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

Adult Craft To Go: Retro Repurposed VHS Art Kit & Journal

1/5 @ 9:00am
to
1/17 @ 6:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Create a personalized Coloring Journal and Art Kit using a VHS case. All supplies included to make a unique personalized gift for you or a loved one. Craft Kits are limited. Signup online to reserve a kit or call 405-231-8650 and we will reserve it ...

Storytime OnDemand

1/5 @ 9:00am
to
1/17 @ 6:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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 ki...

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 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!

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

Macramé Feather Keychain

1/6 @ 9:00am
to
1/17 @ 5:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Passive Program (Choctaw)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Knock me over with a feather! Learn the art of macramé while creating a unique keychain! The kit will include all the supplies needed to make a macramé feather keychain. Adults only. Registration required; one kit per registrant. If you have mult...

Gnomes! : Take and Make

All Day1/7 - 1/17
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online+ Curbside (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 46
Event Description:
Come to Warr Acres Library and get a Take and Make kit to complete at home! Instructions and supplies are included, you may need to use basic tools from home (glue, scissors, etc.) Kit will include instructions as well as a resource guide to help you...

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!

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

Take Home Kit - Create Your Own Nesting Dolls out of paper

1/10 @ 1:00pm
to
1/16 @ 4:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Decorate and create your own stacking Russian Nesting Dolls out of cardstock!...

All Ages Take Home Craft Kit

All Day1/11 - 1/17
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. ...

Anti-Stress Take Home Kit

All Day1/11 - 1/17
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Still trying to recover from 2020? Get a jump start on feeling great in the new year with the Downtown Library's Anti-Stress Kit, which includes various crafts, book suggestions, and even a DIY stress ball. This kit is the perfect step into a new (a...

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 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!

K-5 Take Home Kits: Inspired by Kids Lit

All Day1/11 - 1/17
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading
Event Description:
Be inspired! We think children's books are just about the best, and we have put together some activities that inspired by some of our favorite titles. Each week's activity will include a link to an e-book in our collection so that you can read along ...

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. 

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

Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Create a wintery scene using art supplies provided to you by the library. As you create, learn what happens when watercolors interact with different materials, such as salt and crayons. This is an open-ended art project, so let your creativity lead y...

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!

Pre-K Take home Kits: Inspired by Kid Lit

All Day1/11 - 1/17
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading
Event Description:
Be inspired! We think children's books are just about the best, and we have put together some activities that inspired by some of our favorite titles. Each week's activity will include a link to an e-book in our collection so that you can read along ...

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.

Spring into Art: Artist Inspired Take Home Kits

All Day1/11 - 1/17
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Monthly take home kit series! In this take home kit, registrants will be given a short biography of an artist or art style and the supplies to make their own inspired art! ...

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!

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

Take and Make Craft for Adults - Hygge Kit

All Day1/11 - 1/17
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Hygge is a Danish word that describes a sense of coziness and the contentment of being all snuggled up. Hygge is a core part of Danish lifestyle and has become a popular concept in western culture. The noun hygge includes something nice, cozy, s...

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.

Teens & Tweens: Zine-Making Take-Home Kit

All Day1/11 - 1/17
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
This take home kit includes everything needed to begin your journey into Zine making! Zine making is a way to express yourself through writing, art, and self publishing! Each box will include a brief history on zine making, pre-folded examples of 3 t...

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!

Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
We provide the materials and ideas, while your little one provides the creativity and personality! January's Take and Make kit will be Winter Watercolor Resist Painting (with crayon, stickers, tape, and paint). With this kit, your child will use th...

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!

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

Take Home Kit: Match the Shapes!

1/11 @ 9:00am
to
1/17 @ 8:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Stop by the Downtown Library to pick up a Match the Shapes kit today! Participants will sort and match small, colorful shapes and use a glue stick to adhere small shapes to a larger one. It's never too early to learn about shapes. Learning shapes...

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!

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

The Joy of Reading (Joy in January)

1/13 @ 9:00am
to
1/16 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Celebrate the Joy of Reading by sewing a book sleeve and weaving a bookmark! There will also be tons of booklists included to help you find your next great read. Kits are one per family and can be picked up at Northwest Library from Wednesday, Jan...

Tie Dye Book Bags (Joy in January)

1/13 @ 9:00am
to
1/16 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
It's time for Winter Reading Book Bingo! Celebrate the Joy of Reading by creating a tie dye book bag. Oodles and oodles of booklists are included in this kit for you to use while planning your 2021 "To Be Read" list. Kits are one per FAMILY. Any...