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Valentine's Day Craft Take Home Kit

1/30 @ 12:00pm
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2/11 @ 6:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take-Home Kit
Event Description:
It's Valentine's Day! Make a cute craft for a fun decoration. There will also be some activity sheets and a reading list of some books, so get yours 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.

Take Home Kit: Black History Month Knowledge Quizzes

All Day2/1 - 2/28
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Continuing Education, Take-Home Kit
Event Description:
Go on a quest for knowledge with Ralph Ellison's annual trivia quiz! The quizzes are take-home kits, so there's plenty of time to test your knowledge. You will get the questions and the answers along with a prize. You can use any resources (books, in...

FAN FICTION FAN ART CONTEST 2023

2/1 @ 9:00am
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3/10 @ 6:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Teen Area (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Writing
Event Description:
The Southern Oaks Library Fan Fiction and Fan Art contest was founded by John Hilbert. In dedication to John's work, the contest continues to recognize the remarkable talents of people in our community. February 1, 2023 is the first day to submit ...

Full Steam Ahead: Kitchen Table Science

2/1 @ 10:00am
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2/15 @ 11:00am
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM, Take-Home Kit
Event Description:
It’s full STEAM ahead! Pick up one of kits to learn about principle in Science, Technology, Art, or Math. We’ll give you the supplies need so you can experiment on your own and learn more about the world around you.  This month’s kit is Lengt...

Elementary Take Home Kit: Cupid's Rocket Launch

2/6 @ 9:00am
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2/12 @ 6:00pm
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Onsite (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Cupid isn't shooting arrows this year...he is launching rockets! Design different rockets and see which rocket flies the farthest.  This kit is designed for ages 6-12 and is only available while supplies last.  ...

Memory Jar Take Home Kit

2/6 @ 9:00am
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2/12 @ 6:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
In honor of this month's StoryWalk® book, In a Jar by Deborah Marcero, we are making Memory Jars! A memory jar is a jar filled with notes and memories you can give to a loved one. It's the perfect, meaningful present for that special someone.&nb...

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!

Valentine Take Home Kit

2/6 @ 9:00am
to
2/12 @ 6:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take-Home Kit
Event Description:
Valentine Take Home Kit includes all the supplies needed to create a colorful valentine for someone special. Available while supplies last. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Children Reading to Dogs

February 6, 2023
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:

Want to be a more confident reader? Build "pawsitive" self-esteem and improve your reading skills while reading aloud to certified therapy dogs at the library.

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. 

Elementary Age Homework Help

February 6, 2023
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Homework Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Need homework help? Free tutoring is available in reading, math, and science to all K-5 students at the Ralph Ellison Library. Bring specific homework assignments to each session. Parents, please be sure to register your child(ren) either online or i...

After School Games

February 6, 2023
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Meeting Room 1 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Join us every Monday for an hour and a half of video games and board games after school! ...

Crazy 8s Math Club: K-2nd Grade

February 6, 2023
4:15pm - 5:00pm
Belle Isle Library
Registration
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Crazy 8s is a math club unlike any other! It offers unique, high-energy math activities that appeal to kids of all math abilities. Increase your math-literacy skills by attending this 8-week math club. Registration is required. This club is designed ...

Family Storytime

February 6, 2023
5:30pm - 6:15pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Children's Area (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Storytimes
Event Description:
Further your child's love of reading and join us for a fun family storytime. Children and their parents or caregivers are encouraged to participate with the story and activities during the program. This story-time is best suited for children ages 5-1...

Art Around the World 2: Ghana - Kente Cloth

2/7 @ 9:30am
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2/11 @ 4:30pm
Wright Library
Registration
Library Branch: Wright Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Wright)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Let's take our next trip around the world - through art! Each monthly Art Around the World Take and Make Kits highlights a different type of folk art from countries, territories, and people around the world. For February, we will be “traveling” t...

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!

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

Storytime

February 7, 2023
10:00am - 11:00am
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Children's Area (Bethany)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting, 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 wh...

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: Cats

February 7, 2023
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: 15
Event Description:
Join us online for Storytime with the Downtown Library! Our theme of the week is: Cats & Kittens! Connect virtually with other children and caregivers as you enjoy interactive songs, stories, and rhymes from the comfort of your home. Register to r...

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.

Children Reading to Dogs

February 7, 2023
3:30pm - 4:30pm
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Children's Area (Village)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:

Want to be a more confident reader? Build "pawsitive" self-esteem and improve your reading skills while reading aloud to certified therapy dogs at the library.

Crafternoon

February 7, 2023
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Luther Library
Library Branch: Luther Library
Room: In-Library (Luther)
Age Group: Kids
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!

Creative Kids (Ages 5-12): String Art Heart

February 7, 2023
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Love art?! Come learn about a new artist or art technique each month! This class is for kids ages 5-12. We'll be working on our hand-eye coordination as we tap, tap, tap some tiny nails into a square of wood and then create heart art with colorful...

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. 

LEGO Club

February 7, 2023
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Lobby (Midwest City)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:

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

Take the monthly challenge! This is a recurring event that takes place on the first Tuesday of each month at the Midwest City Library. Similar events take place at other locations. This event will be held in the lobby to allow for social distancin...

Homework & Reading Help

February 7, 2023
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Meeting Room 2 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Homework Help
Event Description:
Practice makes perfect in sports, and the same is true in school. Research has shown that the best way for children to improve their reading, math, and science reasoning skills is through practice. Children are invited to practice reading with a staf...

The Young Storytellers Publishing Workshop

February 7, 2023
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Edmond Library
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies, Writing
Event Description:
Calling all young storytellers to this exciting new event at the library! If you have a story to tell, submit a brief summary and a sample page including text and illustrations to the Children's Desk by December 10th. Our selection committee will inv...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Children Reading to Dogs - 1st Session

February 7, 2023
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:

Want to be a more confident reader? Build "pawsitive" self-esteem and improve your reading skills while reading aloud to certified therapy dogs at the library.

This program has 2 sessions. Please register for either 6:30-7 pm OR 7-7:30 pm. Each reader must be registered individually.  This program is intended for children learning to read or practicing reading aloud. ...

Children Reading to Dogs - 2nd Session

February 7, 2023
7:00pm - 7:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:

Want to be a more confident reader? Build "pawsitive" self-esteem and improve your reading skills while reading aloud to certified therapy dogs at the library.

This program has 2 sessions. Please register for either 6:30-7 pm OR 7-7:30 pm. Each reader must be registered individually.  This program is intended for children learning to read or practicing reading aloud. ...

Creative Kids' TAKE HOME KIT (Ages 5-12): String Art Heart

2/8 @ 9:00am
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2/11 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
FOR THOSE WHO CAN NOT COME TO THE PROGRAM ON TUESDAY FEBRUARY 7, THIS IS A TAKE HOME KIT. You will need a hammer. We'll be working on our hand-eye coordination as we tap, tap, tap some tiny nails into a square of wood and then create heart art wi...

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.