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All Metro Library locations are now in our "Sit & Stay" stage.  In addition to continuing all services from our "Grab & Go" 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. Masks are strongly recommended.  Click here for more information.

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SO's Pen Pals

4/5 @ 10:00am
to
5/28 @ 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: 28
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...

May the Force Be With You: Origami Yoda

All Day5/1 - 5/28
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:
Create your own Origami Yoda finger puppet so that the Force is always with you. Kits are available on a first come, first served basis while supplies last....

Take Home Kit: Superhero Costume!

5/1 @ 9:00am
to
5/10 @ 9:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Have you ever wanted to be a superhero? Stop by the Downtown Library to pick up supplies to create your own superhero costume. Participants will be ready to save the day with their very own superhero mask, cape, shield, bracelet, and pendant. ...

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.

All Ages: Lei Flower Necklace Making

5/1 @ 9:00pm
to
5/16 @ 5:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
May Day is held on May 1st each year. May Day is also known as Lei Day, in Hawaii. It is a celebration of the aloha spirit and the giving of the flower lei. Celebrate this Hawaiian culture with this kit and make a Lei Flower Necklace. Everything you ...

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.

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!

Financial Fables

All Day5/3 - 5/9
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Business & Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Financial Fables are 'stories that combine reading, economics and personal finance into life lessons that feature "money morals". ' Kits will teach kids the importance of finances. Kits will include...

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!

Masquerade Kit

All Day5/3 - 5/9
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Prepare for a Masquerade Ball with this take home kit. Try your hand at mask making with this fun and easy craft!...

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!

May the Fourth: Star Wars Origami Activity Kit

All Day5/3 - 5/9
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Celebrate Star Wars day with a fun origami kit! Instructions and paper provided. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Take Home Kit: Donuts with Grownups

All Day5/3 - 5/9
Belle Isle Library
Registration
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
If you have a special woman in your life (mom, aunt, sister, or friend!), this kit is for you! It contains several activities for the two of you to work on together, as well as some pre-packaged donuts to enjoy as a snack (please note potential aller...

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.

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.

Elementary Take Home Kit : Chalk Art

All Day5/3 - 5/16
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. It's Spring! Create some chalk art, either on paper or outside! While supplies last via curbside service. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Race Cars: Take and Make

All Day5/3 - 5/16
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online+ Curbside (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Take Home Kit features all the supplies needed to make 2 race cars from TP tubes with your child. The kit is perfect for ages 2-7, and each kit also provides instructions, color sheets, playful rhymes and songs, and a booklist. Kits are available whi...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Spoticus Around the World Take Home Kit

5/3 @ 9:00am
to
5/9 @ 5:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences, Games & Gaming, Reading Help
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Spoticus is traveling around the world this year. Each month he will be visiting a new country but he needs your help. Solve the puzzles using familiar sight words and complete the craft inside to learn about each new place. This is a great activi...

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.

De-Stress Fest

5/3 @ 9:00am
to
5/14 @ 6:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
School's (almost) out for the summer! Fidget, squish, and design your worries away by picking up a De-Stress Fest kit. You'll design your own mini Zen garden to bring the essence of nature inside, grow some water beads to squish and play with, cre...

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.

Make and Take Crafts

5/3 @ 9:00am
to
5/15 @ 5:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
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!

PreK-5th Take Home Kit: Koi nobori

All Day5/4 - 5/9
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
May is Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and May 5th is Children's Day in Japan! On this day every year, families fly fish shaped kites in honor of their children. Come by the library and pick up a kit to make your very own koi nobori! All...

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.

Super Straw (MARVELOUS MAY)

5/5 @ 9:00am
to
5/8 @ 4:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
SUPER STRAW to the rescue! Get away from the screens and use your imagination to create your very own jointed and poseable hero and fly him into thrilling scenarios! We'll also provide a list of superhero books you can check out from your local libr...

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.

Children Reading to Dogs

May 6, 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
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.   This program is a hybrid of our traditional Children Reading to Dogs program.  We wil...

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 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.

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!

Asian Pacific American Storytime

May 8, 2021
9:00am - 10:00am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Community & Civics, Cultural Experiences, Family Programs
Event Description:
Celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month. Join us on Facebook starting as community member Thi Nguyen shares a Vietnamese language storytime.  My first book of Vietnamese words : a...

Captain Supertooth Virtual Visit + Take Home Kit

May 8, 2021
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Health & Wellness, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Delta Dental of Oklahoma Foundation’s own defender of oral health, Captain Supertooth, is visiting the library! Join us for a 30 minute interactive program that will teach your child the importance of maintaining their dental health with information ...

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!

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.

GeekCon Take Home Kit: Candy Sushi

5/10 @ 9:00am
to
5/17 @ 9:00am
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Discover a new twist on sushi! Put your own spin on this Japanese-style recipe using Rice Crispies treats, swedish fish, and other candies. All supplies will be included.  ...

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.

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

The Magic Tree House Book Adventures Club: Midnight on the Moon

May 10, 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: 0
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)

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!

Virtual Rocket Readers

May 10, 2021
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Help improve your child's reading skills with one-on-one reading help for kids ages 5-12! Students will be paired with trained volunteers for 30 minute sessions via Zoom to work on reading and comprehension skills. This event is an online event...

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.

Priya Dreams- Evening Zoom Storytime

May 10, 2021
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Zoom (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Storytime is back at the Almonte Library! Join us virtually through ZOOM. May is Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. During this evening Storytime, we will be reading tales about families from the other side of the world. Stop by TODAY thr...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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.

DIY Kaleidoscope - Take-and-Make Activity for Ages 4-12

5/11 @ 9:00am
to
5/17 @ 8:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
A kaleidoscope is a toy that uses light and mirrors to reflect images and create beautiful repeating patterns. Using the supplies provided in the kit, use your creativity to make your own kaleidoscope to explore how mirrors reflect images by bouncing...

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!