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Upcoming Events

Special thank you to Niagara Water for the donation of two pallets of water to help our community hydrate and stay cool during outdoor Summer Reading events.

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Elementary Take Home Kit: Pets

All Day7/26 - 8/8
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. This take-home kit is all about pets. Make toys for your pet or to donate to your local animal shelter. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

SO's Pen Pals

7/27 @ 10:00am
to
9/4 @ 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: 20
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...

Mixed Up Paper Animal Zoo

All Day7/30 - 8/31
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Have you been to the Mixed Up Zoo this summer? Create your own with these 3-D Paper Animals. Name your mixed up animal and create a story about it. ...

Rainbow Collage Take Home Kit

All Day8/2 - 8/8
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Rainbows are proof there is magic in the world! Use this take home kit to make your own collage rainbow and your very own little slice of magic! This kit contains everything you need to collage your very own cardboard cut out rainbow! Take ...

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.

Comic Book Day

8/2 @ 9:00am
to
8/13 @ 4:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Outdoors (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages, Birth-PreK, Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 94
Event Description:
Free Comic book day is a National holiday celebrated every year. This year marks the 20th Anniversary of this National holiday. Stop by the Southern Oaks Library on August 14th to help celebrate with us. We will have crafts and goodies to hand out. A...

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. 

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!

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.

Crafternoon

8/2 @ 9:00am
to
8/14 @ 5:00pm
Jones Library
Registration
Library Branch: Jones Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Jones)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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...

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!

Make it Together: Folded Paper Fans

8/2 @ 9:00am
to
8/31 @ 9:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, Community & Civics, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Event Description:

Create, explore, and meet new friends at your neighborhood library! We’ll provide the space and supplies, you supply the creativity!

Each Make it Together kit contains supplies for two people and is intended to be a project for an adult and child to work on together. We believe talking through activities, spending time, and working together with a child builds communication, trust...

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. 

Take Home Kit: Shape Silhouettes

8/3 @ 9:00am
to
8/17 @ 9:00pm
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:
A silhouette is a dark outline of something that's visible against a light background. Participants will develop their fine motor skills by gluing silhouettes of shapes to large pieces of white construction paper. They will then add a pop of colo...

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.

Outdoor LEGO Club

August 4, 2021
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Covered Patio (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Outdoor Program, Science & STEAM
Event Description:

Join other LEGO fans to engineer some fun! Imagine, create, play, and learn as we build with LEGOs.

Virtual Music Time

August 5, 2021
10:00am - 10:45am
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Description:
Music Time with Miss Ginger is back! To participate, please register before 9AM on August 5th. We will email you a prerecorded link on August 5th that will be available for one week. Sign up and come sing, move, and create music with us! ...

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. 

Science Camp 2021

August 5, 2021
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Del City Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Del City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Are you curious about the way the world works? Then join us for Science Camp at Del City Library! Using unforgettable science demonstrations and hands-on experiments, we'll foster your child's sense of wonder and imagination as we learn about the ama...

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 Book Drop Junior - Youth Book Box

All Day
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online (Del City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Sign up for a featured book box containing 2 new(ish) youth chapter books and cool book-themed goodies! Pick up your personalized book box the first Friday of every month. Register below to get started! ...

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!

Science Camp 2021

August 6, 2021
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Del City Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Del City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Are you curious about the way the world works? Then join us for Science Camp at Del City Library! Using unforgettable science demonstrations and hands-on experiments, we'll foster your child's sense of wonder and imagination as we learn about the ama...

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. 

Back to School Gumball Challenge

All Day8/9 - 8/21
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Children's Area (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education, Family Programs
Event Description:
Whether you're still in school or launched into the real world, use what you've learned to calculate the number of gumballs on display. Closest estimate wins all the gumballs! Fill out an entry ballot at the information desk, one entry valid per p...

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.

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 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.

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

Elementary Take Home Kit : Chia Pals

All Day8/9 - 8/22
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Explore how plants grow by making your own chia pal or chia pet by adding a face and other details to a sock filled with grass seeds and soil! This program is designed for children 6 through 12 with caregiver supervision. ...

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. 

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.

Fairy Tale Castle Hanging Picture

8/9 @ 9:00am
to
8/16 @ 4:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading
Event Description:
You can still enjoy the Summer-Reading theme of "Tails and Tales" by making a castle picture to hang on your wall! You'll also get a dragon bookmark, some activity sheets, a Three Little Pigs story, and a reading list to for more fun and learning. P...

Disclaimer(s)

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

The Magic Tree House Book Adventures Club: Lions at Lunchtime

August 9, 2021
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs, Books & Reading, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Join us each month as we read and explore the Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne. On the second and fourth Monday of the month, we'll journey with Jack and Annie to an exciting new place and time. The doorway to adventure is in your own bac...

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 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!

Take Home Tuesday: Children

August 10, 2021
9:15am - 9:30am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Online + Curbside (The Village)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Description:
Enjoy science, art, and literacy activities from home with these prepared activity kits! On August 10, children will make a penny spinner! Supplies are limited. Please register to reserve your kit, then pick it up curbside or inside the library. Kit...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Story & Song: Family!

August 10, 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:
Join us online for Storytime with the Downtown Library! Our theme for the week is: Family! We will be reading books and singing songs that explore and celebrate the love can be found in our families, family members, and people we trust and care about...

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.

NW Kids Code! The Game with No Instructions?!! (Take Home Kit)

8/11 @ 9:00am
to
8/14 @ 4:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 38
Event Description:
Use the tools of COMPUTATIONAL THINKING (decomposition, pattern matching, abstraction, and algorithms), to solve a problem that no one has already taught you how to solve. In this UNPLUGGED activity from Code.org, you'll figure out the instructions f...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration.

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

Full STEAM Ahead Online + Take Home Kit

August 12, 2021
4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Zoom (The Village)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Full STEAM Ahead! Challenge your creativity and reasoning through Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. This month we will use knowledge of batteries, motors, and circuits to build and test our own DIY powered vehicles! You will nee...

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.

Animal Engineers - Birds

August 12, 2021
4:30pm - 5:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Outdoors (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Outdoor Program, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Come learn about birds - amazing Animal Engineers. Can you build a nest that will hold two eggs out of twigs, grass and newspaper?...

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. 

LitFest: Inventing a Picture Book with author Tracy Marchini

August 16, 2021
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Author Events, Books & Reading, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Description:
Inventing A Picture Book: How I Used the Stages of Invention to Write Princesses Can Fix It! takes the viewer behind-the-scenes in the picture book process! Appropriate for both child readers and adults curious about how picture books are made, this ...

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.

Be Advised:  This program may be photographed and/or videotaped for publicity purposes.

By Attending, you consent:  To the use of your voice and likeness in future publicity uses that contain content from this event. If you do not wish to be on camera, please let us know.

For more information visit our Photography & Video Disclaimer

Family Book Club

August 16, 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Outdoors (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Book Clubs, Family Programs, Outdoor Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Family Book Club for early elementary through middle school with their accompanying adult. We will discuss the book and do a related craft or activity. This program will be held outdoors on our children's patio with socially distanced spots for ...

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.