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: 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.  ...

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...

Foreclosure Prevention Workshop

September 28, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
During our Foreclosure Prevention Workshop, we'll have a HUD Certified Housing Counselor from the community discuss information and resources for homeowners before hosting a short question and answer session. Come prepared with your questions, and le...

The Urban Poets

September 28, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Zoom (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 90
Event Description:
Open Mic Poetry Night. Are you an amateur, a seasoned poet, or somewhere in between and looking for someplace to express your talent? Local poets have an opportunity to read their own work or just sit and listen to the work of other budding poets. Th...

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.

Stay Active & Independent for Life Online

September 29, 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.

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: 100
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: 1
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 ...

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: 12
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.

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.

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...

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: 50
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.

Craft 'n' Chat

October 3, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Zoom (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Grab your current crafting project and join us online for a time of creativity and community! Share and learn tips and advice with fellow crafters or just enjoy some connection and conversation. This is a recurring event and takes place the first...

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.

Steppin Into Shape

October 3, 2020
11:00am - 12:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Zoom (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Want to become Tech Savvy in 2020? Participants will receive assistance with job applications, resumes, printing documents, internet research and more. This Tech lab is part of the Metropolitan Library System's Grow with Google Technology initiative....

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.

Activity Kit: Tissue Paper Snails

All Day10/5 - 10/11
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
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 spread your artistic wings. Children will have the opportunity to practice building motor skills, following directions, socializing with others, and more!

Kits include everything needed to make your craft with instructions included.  Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability.  ...

Adult Take Home Kit: Mini Spider Halloween Decor

All Day10/5 - 10/18
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
This week's adult take home kit is a DIY craft to decorate your home for Halloween. This mini spider is perfect for keeping a small stash of candy hidden away just for you! All supplies are included. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to c...

Online Yoga

October 5, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
No matter your level of experience there is something to gain from these all level yoga classes taught by a veteran yoga instructor. Yoga has numerous benefits, such as increased flexibility, improved muscle strength, increased blood flow, better pos...

Disclaimer(s)

The library is not liable for injuries to people, damage to their property or loss of property belonging to individuals or groups, using the meeting rooms.

Haunted Shawnee

October 5, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Author Events, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Ever experience a brush of something against your arm that gives you goosebumps? Or hear a particular story about a haunted place that causes the hair to stand up on the back of your neck? If you enjoy hearing about hauntings or want to experience so...

Make Your Own Papel Picado Kit

All Day10/6 - 10/10
Wright Library
Library Branch: Wright Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Wright)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month as a family by making your own papel picado. Papel picado is a decorative folk art technique made by cutting elaborate designs into sheets of tissue paper. These colorful designs are strung to flutter in the...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
10:00am - 10:15am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure t...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
10:15am - 10:30am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure t...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
10:30am - 10:45am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure t...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
10:45am - 11:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure t...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
11:00am - 11:15am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure t...

Stay Active & Independent for Life Online

October 6, 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.