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Youth Poetry Contest

All Day3/15 - 4/15
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Writing
Event Description:
Calling all poets in 4th-12th grade!   Enter this year's Metro Library Youth Poetry Contest for a chance to share your work through the library and win some exciting prizes, including wireless headphones, Amazon Fire tablets, and mo...

Take Home Kit - National Poetry Month

4/1 @ 9:00am
to
4/30 @ 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Take Home Kit, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
April is National Poetry Month! Stop by the Downtown Library pick up your personal poetry kit. When you have finished your poetry, bring your best poem back to the library so we can hang it up in the Children's Department! Kits are limited to on...

April Garden Starter Kit

All Day4/5 - 4/12
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Curious about starting your own garden, or do you just have a green thumb that aches to plant? We have you covered. Come and pick up a kit that includes a packet of seeds for one vegetable and one flower that you can start growing in April. ...
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Create your own magnetic poetry kit and a pouch to carry it when you're on the go! These kits will include everything that you need to create one magnetic poetry kit and one zipper pouch. ...

Early Childhood Take Home Kit : Build-A-Bug

All Day4/5 - 4/18
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 your own bug using different materials. While supplies last via curbside service. ...
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. The award-winning book, We Are Water Protectors by Carole Lindstrom, tells the story of an Ojibwe girl who fights against the Dakota Access Pipeline. You can become a water protector too by taking the ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Peter Rabbit: Take and Make

All Day4/5 - 4/19
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online+ Curbside (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Take Home Kit features all the supplies needed to make 3 crafts with your child. These crafts will enhance your enjoyment of the stories by Beatrix Potter. The kit is perfect for ages 2-7. Kits are available while supplies last. Place a hold on a b...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Adult Take and Make Kit: National Poetry Month

All Day4/5 - 4/26
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit, Writing
Event Description:
It’s National Poetry Month and what better way to celebrate than coming up with a fun poem or Haiku. Belle Isle Library will be offering a Take and Make kit so that you can make your own refrigerator poems. Rearrange the words to write poems, message...
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Looking for fun and engaging ways to play with your little one at home? Our skilled Children’s Librarians have developed a special take home kit just for you! Our 123! Play with Me at Home! take home kits include 4 fun and engaging activities that...

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!

Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
Looking for fun and engaging ways to play with your little one at home? Our skilled Children’s Librarians have developed a special take home kit just for you! Our 123! Play with Me at Home! take home kits include 4 fun and engaging activities that...
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Looking for fun and engaging ways to play with your little one at home? Our skilled Children’s Librarians have developed a special take home kit just for you! Our 123! Play with Me at Home! take home kits include 4 fun and engaging activities that...

Early Childhood Take Home Kit: 123! Play with Me At Home!

All Day4/5 - 4/30
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Looking for fun and engaging ways to play with your little one at home? Our skilled Children’s Librarians have developed a special take home kit just for you! Our 123! Play with Me at Home! take home kits include 4 fun and engaging activities that...

Early Childhood Take Home Kit: 123! Play with Me At Home!

All Day4/5 - 4/30
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Online + Curbside (The Village)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Looking for fun and engaging ways to play with your little one at home? Our skilled Children’s Librarians have developed a special take home kit just for you! Our 123! Play with Me at Home! take home kits include 4 fun and engaging activities that...

Spring Suncatcher

All Day4/5 - 4/30
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Celebrate spring! Pick up a "Grab N Go Kit" and create a Spring Suncatcher. Kits are available on a first come, first served basis while supplies last....

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.

Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Cultural Experiences, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Throughout 2021, Black History Month and Beyond, Ralph Ellison Library is providing a unique visual opportunity by visiting former locations of Black establishments. This experience offers individuals components of unfamiliar historical sites and fo...

Garbage Science

4/5 @ 9:00am
to
4/18 @ 12:00am
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
This science is garbage! Literally. In honor of Earth Day, enjoy taking household trash and do some fun experiments such as shrinking a bag of chips instantly, crushing a can using air, and, of course, trying your hand at composting. ...

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.

All Ages: Paint a Ramadan Mobile

4/5 @ 9:00am
to
4/18 @ 5:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Celebrate Ramadan by creating a moon and star mobile. Register to get a kit that will include paint and a template to create your very own mobile. Celebrate and learn more about this cultured holiday. The Kit contains paint, yarn, and a template to c...

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!

Spring Terrariums

4/5 @ 9:00am
to
5/1 @ 4:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Celebrate spring with a terrarium! You'll be able to learn about and watch plant growth by adding kidney beans and grass seed to a jar with soil and gravel. Just add water and keep the jar closed and in a sunny spot and you'll see changes in just a f...

SO's Pen Pals

4/5 @ 10:00am
to
5/28 @ 4:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Adults, Teens, Kids! Hi There! Stuck at home? Feeling like an Alien? Here is the program for you: Write to a librarian! Become a SO's Pen Pal and a librarian will write to you and send you a cool piece of mail! Tell us a little about you o...

Bethany StoryWalk®

All Day4/6 - 5/29
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. 

The Booknerds: YA Book Boxes

4/6 @ 9:00am
to
4/12 @ 8:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Sign up for your own personalized book box, filled with some great new YA reads selected just for YOU. You'll receive 2 new YA books (published in the last 1 to 1.5 years) checked out to your library card along with some fabulous fun treats. When you...

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 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!

Make and Take Crafts

4/6 @ 9:00am
to
4/17 @ 5:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Let your imagination soar at this special arts and crafts program made for little hands! professional librarians will provide you with all the resources you need to take home to spread your artistic wings. Children will have the opportunity to practi...

Storytime OnDemand

4/6 @ 9:00am
to
4/30 @ 4:00pm
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...

All Ages: Blackout Poetry Art Kits

4/7 @ 9:30am
to
4/28 @ 4:30pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Description:
Poetry Month is here! Help us celebrate by designing your very own Blackout Poem with art! Register today and pickup your kit starting April 7th. We would love to see your creation! We will have a contest and winners will be announced during our Zoom...

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!