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

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. ...

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. ...

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.

Chess Club Online

October 2, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Zoom (The Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
It’s your move! Want to increase your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Learn how to play chess or develop your existing skills against other players in a friendly environment. Players of all abilities are welcome. This ...

Netflix Knowledge Trivia

October 3, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Zoom (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Family Programs, Film & Movies, Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
Quarantining has Netflix playing an essential role in keeping the boredom at bay. So let’s put that trivial information to use! Join us for a family friendly game night where you will compete alongside other Netflix enthusiast families across the com...

Postcard Reading List

All Day10/4 - 10/10
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Del City)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Event Description:
Receive a personalized reading list right to your mailbox! This is an ongoing program for all ages. For more information, contact Ask a Librarian...

Sundays Together Online

October 4, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Join us as we create imaginary worlds, learn new art techniques, find inspiration in books, and connect with the world around us. Sundays together is an art weekly program for the whole family to enjoy. Join us on Facebook Live as we s...

All Ages Take Home Craft Kit

All Day10/5 - 10/10
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. ...

Family Yoga

October 5, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Family Programs, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 39
Event Description:
Yoga class for the whole family! (Geared to Children 8 and under and their parents.) Families are led through activities that promote five elements of yoga and mindfulness – connection, breath, movement, focus and relaxation. This event is an onl...

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.

Make Your Own Reusable Mask

10/5 @ 3:00pm
to
10/11 @ 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Interested in learning how to make your own reusable mask? We've got you covered! The kit includes everything you need to make one resuable, fabric mask. No sewing machine or prior knowledge required. Signup runs from 9/28 through 10/5, and kit picku...

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!

Hispanic Heritage Month: Conga Dance Class

October 7, 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 first in a series of three videos, instructor Heather Burns will tell us about Conga dance and teach us the moves so we can dance along. Premiering on Facebook Live. ...

Chess Club Online

October 9, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Zoom (The Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
It’s your move! Want to increase your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Learn how to play chess or develop your existing skills against other players in a friendly environment. Players of all abilities are welcome. This ...

Jar Spells 101

October 10, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Has the spirit of the season got you feeling witchy? Jar spells are a great way to get into spell work and they are so versatile! Join us for a step by step tutorial and then have fun using those techniques for all of your magical goals. ...

Historically Speaking: Indigenous Ghost Stories

October 10, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
Shilup, Honka, Tsgili, Ch'į́įdii, Moopeets, Ka-yu- Come listen to personal experiences and tribal stories from our Indigenous presenters to learn about the things that go bump in the night and haunt us, out in Indigenous Country. ...

Terracotta Ghost Take Home Kit

10/11 @ 1:00pm
to
10/17 @ 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Register to take home supplies to make your own Spooky Terracotta Ghost! This easy craft pairs with our virtual Paranormal Fest and will help decorate your home!...

Sundays Together Online

October 11, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Join us as we create imaginary worlds, learn new art techniques, find inspiration in books, and connect with the world around us. Sundays together is an art weekly program for the whole family to enjoy. Join us on Facebook Live as we s...

All Ages Take Home Craft Kit

All Day10/12 - 10/17
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. ...

Take Home Kit: Flor De Muertos

All Day10/12 - 10/18
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Family Programs
Event Description:
This take home kit will contain supplies to make a paper marigold (aka. flor de Muertos, flower of the dead, campasúchil) which are used to decorate ofrendas (altars celebrating the memory of the dead) during Día de Muertos. Along with the supplies, ...

Tailored Titles on Facebook

October 13, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Our reading experts are standing by so tell us the last book you liked & we'll suggest what to read next! ...

Tailored Titles on Instagram

October 13, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Our reading experts are standing by so tell us the last book you liked & we'll suggest what to read next! ...

Tailored Titles on Twitter

October 13, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Our reading experts are standing by so tell us the last book you liked & we'll suggest what to read next! ...

Chess Club Online

October 16, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Zoom (The Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
It’s your move! Want to increase your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Learn how to play chess or develop your existing skills against other players in a friendly environment. Players of all abilities are welcome. This ...

Take Home Kit: Glitter Cob Web!

All Day10/18 - 10/25
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Glitter, glitter everywhere! Who doesn't love shiny, sparkly glitter?! Stop by the Downtown Library to pick up a Glitter Cobweb Take Home Kit. Participants will use glue and glitter to create beautiful cobwebs. All 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!

Sundays Together Online

October 18, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Join us as we create imaginary worlds, learn new art techniques, find inspiration in books, and connect with the world around us. Sundays together is an art weekly program for the whole family to enjoy. Join us on Facebook Live as we s...

All Ages Take Home Craft Kit

All Day10/19 - 10/24
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. ...

Oklahoma MUFON's Top 5 Creepiest Aliens

October 22, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Investigators from Oklahoma MUFON - Mutual UFO Network share their thoughts on the Top 5 Creepiest Alien Species. In this spooky presentation, they discuss the most commonly reported alien types and share Real Local Creature Sightings from MUFON's da...

Take Home Kit: Scary Salt Art!

All Day10/23 - 10/30
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Stop by the Downtown Library to pick up a Scary Salt Art Take Home Kit. Participants will use salt, glue, and watercolor to create scary art. Supplies provided. ...

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!