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All Metro Library locations are now in our "Sit & Stay" stage. Customers can come in to sit and read or use their device in our socially distanced seating, use a study room, or use one of our public computers. Please wear a mask. Click here for more information.

ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Southern Oaks Library will be closed for maintenance beginning Tue, 10/5. During this time, curbside hours will be expanded.

Upcoming Events

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Rhyme of the Month Club

10/5 @ 9:00am
to
10/19 @ 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Rhyme of the Month Club for Preschoolers and their caregivers. Initial Kit will include mini "felt board" piece, words to one rhyme and coordinating laminated pictures with velcro. Kits are intended to be portable: take them on doctor visits, shopp...

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.

Take Home Kit: Create a Monster!

All Day10/15 - 10/23
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
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 household and per registration.

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.

Little Life Skills: Cooking

All Day10/18 - 10/24
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Learning takes place well before we start school! The Little Life Skills take-home kit series encourages children ages 2 - 5 to work on basic life skills like tying shoes, learning ABCs, and helping out around the house through hands-on activities an...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Pre-K Kit: Number Explorers 1

All Day10/18 - 10/24
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Did you know there is so much more to understanding math concepts that learning to count? In this series of take home kits, we will include different manipulatives to use in developing a variety of skills for future math whizzes. These kits are first...

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.

Take Home Kit: Milk Carton Haunted House

All Day10/18 - 10/24
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Create your own Haunted House from a milk carton! Geared towards kids 5 and up, but open to all. Available while supplies last. ...

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 : Spider Sensory Play

All Day10/18 - 10/31
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
This program is designed for parents and children ages 2-5 to do together. Each kit contains crinkle paper, plastic spiders, and tweezers for sensory play as well as to practice fine motor skills. ...

¡Muévete! Bilingual Storytime

October 19, 2021
5:00am - 5:45am
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Covered Patio (Choctaw)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for a Bilingual Storytime at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to Spanish vocabulary with singing and dancing. We will read bilingual stories that introduce Spanish concepts like colors, counting, and g...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

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

Outdoor Storytime

October 19, 2021
9:30am - 10:15am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Outdoors (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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!

This event will take place on our children's outdoor patio. Please register each child individually. On the day of the event, please watch your email in case of inclement weather cancellation. Please only register for one storytime per week. Th...

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. 

Outdoor Storytime

October 19, 2021
10:00am - 10:45am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Village Green (Village)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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 program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to be in attendance and be engaged with your child for this program. 

This event is scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

¡MUÉVETE! Bilingual Storytime

October 19, 2021
10:00am - 10:45am
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Covered Patio (Choctaw)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for a Bilingual Storytime at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to Spanish vocabulary with singing and dancing. We will read bilingual stories that introduce Spanish concepts like colors, counting, and gr...

Outdoor Storytime

October 19, 2021
10:30am - 11:15am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Outdoors (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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!

This event will take place on our children's outdoor patio. Please register each child individually. On the day of the event, please watch your email in case of inclement weather cancellation. Please only register for one storytime per week. Th...

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. 

Story & Song Pumpkins!

October 19, 2021
11:00am - 11:30am
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Zoom (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Family Programs, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Join us online for Storytime with the Downtown Library! Our theme for the week is: Pumpkins! Connect virtually with other children and caregivers as you enjoy interactive songs, stories, and rhymes from the comfort of your home. Register to receiv...

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.

MOTHER GOOSE ON THE LOOSE-AT HOME!

October 20, 2021
9:30am - 10:30am
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Zoom (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:

Hey, Diddle Diddle-- Kids and families will love Mother Goose on the Loose ®! Mother Goose on the Loose ® is a play-based early literacy program that uses books, puppets, flannel pieces, music, and movement to bring language and literacy to life! Join us for this exciting, innovative program for young children.

This Mother Goose program will be provided via Zoom. Several participants will be using previous provided kits. Unfortunately, we no longer have new kits available, but that is ok! Please join us anyway. It should not be difficult to use household ...

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.

Storytime in the Park!

October 20, 2021
10:00am - 10:45am
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Outdoors (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
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!

This storytime will take place in the Rotary Pavilion at Jones B. Barnes Regional Park. (Near the snowcone stand/ wooden playground). Families are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and/or blankets and will be in designated squares to enco...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

Outdoor Blanket Storytime

October 20, 2021
10:30am - 11:00am
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Outdoors (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
To ensure social distancing registration is limited to 15 families. Please submit 1 registration for the whole family. Bring your blanket and join us behind the library. Caregivers and children will enjoy books, music, rhymes, and receive a take-...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

Storytime in the Park

October 21, 2021
9:30am - 10:15am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Outdoors (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us out in Shannon Miller Park, in front of the Edmond Library, for a story, rhymes, songs, and more! Bring a blanket, towel, or something else for you and your little ones to sit on. Please register each child individually, and only attend one s...

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. 

This event is scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

Jones Storytime

October 21, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am
Jones Library
Library Branch: Jones Library
Room: Outdoors (Jones)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
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!

We will meet outside as long as weather is permitting. We will provide mats for sitting on the ground, but feel free to bring blankets if you'd like! ...

Pre-K Kit: Number Explorers 2

All Day10/25 - 10/31
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Did you know there is so much more to understanding math concepts that learning to count? In this series of take home kits, we will include different manipulatives to use in developing a variety of skills for future math whizzes. These kits are first...

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.

Storytime in the Park

October 25, 2021
9:30am - 10:15am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Outdoors (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Join us out in Shannon Miller Park, in front of the Edmond Library, for a story, rhymes, songs, and more! Bring a blanket, towel, or something else for you and your little ones to sit on. Please register each child individually, and only attend one s...

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. 

This event is scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

Online Preschool Activities

October 25, 2021
10:30am - 11:15am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Zoom (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Join us online through Zoom for a story, rhymes, a craft, and early literacy activity. Come by the library before the program to pick up a kit of materials you will need during the program. Before the program, you will receive an email with a link ...

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!

Family Storytime

October 25, 2021
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Family Programs, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
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!

Please come as a family to enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and playtime together. Toddlers and children up to age five with their adult are welcome to this program. Today's Storytime Theme: ...

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. 

Customers are encouraged to socially distance by maintaining 6 feet apart for the duration of the event.

Outdoor Storytime

October 26, 2021
10:00am - 10:45am
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Covered Patio (Choctaw)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
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!

This storytime will take place on our outside patio with socially distanced chairs. Distanced activities will be provided after the stories. We will provide mats for sitting on the ground, but feel free to bring blankets if you'd like! First c...

Outdoor Storytime

October 26, 2021
10:00am - 10:45am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Village Green (Village)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
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!

This week, come in your costume, and we'll have a short dance party at the end of storytime!...

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. 

This event is scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

Paranormal Story & Song: Ghosts!

October 26, 2021
11:00am - 11:30am
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Zoom (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Family Programs, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Boo! Join us online for a not-so-spooky Storytime for our annual Paranormal Fest, taking place throughout the month of October. Our theme for the week is: Ghosts! Connect virtually with other children and caregivers as you enjoy interactive songs, st...

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.