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StoryStash: Teen Book Boxes

9/6 @ 9:00am
to
10/9 @ 3:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 31
Event Description:
For any teen that loves books, or any teen that maybe needs a little help loving books, our Teen Book Boxes are for you! Simply register and answer a few questions about yourself, and we'll select a book for you! We pick out a new book from 2020 o...

YA Lit Lovers Surprise Book Bags

9/28 @ 9:00am
to
10/4 @ 9:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
You know those subscription box services where you pay to receive a mystery box of goodies every month? Well, this is just like that, only FREE! Sign up to receive 2 YA books from the library picked especially for you, plus additional book recommenda...

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 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 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!

Teen Book Box

9/29 @ 1:00pm
to
10/8 @ 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Here at the Downtown Library, we’re always looking for fun ways to connect readers with our collection of books. Thus the idea of a library book “subscription” box, a connection between YOU the reader and US, your friendly neighborhood librarians. ...

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!

Taíno Rock Carvings Kit

All Day10/2 - 10/8
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Onsite (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
The Taínos, an indigenous group who inhabited Cuba, Jamaica, Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico left behind petroglyphs. These images were created by carving the surface of a rock to form a type of 'rock art'. With this kit you will create...

Escritura: Un Librito de Creative Writing

All Day10/3 - 10/9
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online+ Curbside (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences, Writing
Event Description:
Have you always wanted to explore creative writing but never had the chance? Pick up one of our creative writing chapbooks filled with creative writing exercises meant to strengthen your creative muscles!...

Polvorones y Chocolate: A Take-home Receta

All Day10/3 - 10/9
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online+ Curbside (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Polovorones (or Mexican wedding cookies) are a rich and crumbly Latinx shortbread made of butter, flour, sugar, cinnamon, and vanilla, and nuts, and dusted in cinnamon and confectioners' sugar! For every recipe you pick up, you'll also receive an env...

Tweens & Teens Take and Make Kit: Flapping Butterflies

10/3 @ 10:00am
to
10/9 @ 6:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Description:
Create your own flapping butterfly toy! Each kit will contain everything you need (except scissors), instructions, and a reading list. You might want to use markers or crayons if you have them....

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!

Teens: Be an Architect for a Day

October 3, 2022
4:15pm - 5:15pm
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Careers & Jobs
Event Description:
Are you interested in being an architect? Have you been admiring the newly renovated Belle Isle Library? Celebrate World Architecture Day with Steve Matthews, the Principal and Architectural Manager at ADG, who designed the renovated Belle Isle Libra...

Alphabet Mafia Book Club

October 3, 2022
5:00pm - 6:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Village)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Show your Pride by joining us for a book club celebrating queer authors and LGBT+ stories. Our book this month will be Affinity by Sarah Waters! You can use your library card to place a copy on hold here: https://metrolibrary.overdrive.com/media/2422...

Paint Your Own Tacita de Barro

October 3, 2022
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Tazas de barro are a traditional Mexican mug made of clay and painted with floral designs. Join us as we decorate our own tacitas ("little mugs") with traditional designs. All participants will also receive an envelope of Abuelita's Mexican Style Ins...

Art Club - Pastels

October 3, 2022
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Each month we will experiment with a different art form and/or technique, show off our newly learned skills, and share the joy of creating art. This program is for teens and adults to learn and practice art in a fun and nonjudgmental environment. Let...

Art Around the World 2: Ecuador - Folk Festival Mask

10/4 @ 9:30am
to
10/8 @ 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: 10
Event Description:
Who's ready for another trip around the world - through art?! Join us as we begin a new year of monthly Take and Make Kits highlighting a different type of folk art from countries, territories, and people around the world. In honor of National His...

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.

Teen Time: DnD

October 4, 2022
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Grab your bow and ready your dancing lights, as we prepare for battle! Join us for Dungeons and Dragons, led by librarians and even teens like you, on the Choctaw Library patio. Newbies, novices, and experts welcome. This is a teen program....

Convince Me! Book Club

October 4, 2022
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Meeting Room 1 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Know a book that EVERYONE needs to read? Well...convince me! This book club meet will allow you to practice your persuasion skills, and learn about other great books. This event is part of TeenTober, and is only open to teens between the ages of 12-...

Disclaimer(s)

Groups of 10 or more are requested to call (405) 231-8650.

Crafternoon

October 4, 2022
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Luther Library
Library Branch: Luther Library
Room: In-Library (Luther)
Age Group: All Ages, Birth-PreK, Kids, Teens, Adults
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!

Make, Write, Zine: Creative Writing for Teens!

October 4, 2022
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies, Writing
Event Description:
Zines are DIY magazines that explore every topic imaginable, they're the perfect vehicle for personal expression and creativity. Join us as we explore creative expression through writing. Supplies will be provided....

Teen Dungeons and Dragons

October 4, 2022
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Del City Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Del City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Adventure awaits at the Del City Library! Join us every Tuesday for in-person Dungeons & Dragons. Teens of all skill levels are welcome and all materials are provided. This program is for all teens ages 12-18....

Coding Club

October 4, 2022
4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Village)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Youth ages 9-14 will learn coding and computer programming skills, and use those skills to create their own games and projects! Prior coding knowledge is welcome but not necessary. This is a 6-week course and participants are expected to participate ...

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.

Challah Braiding Workshop

October 4, 2022
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Iconic and unique for its artistic braids, challah bread is typically eaten during special Jewish holidays. No knead to bring your own dough as we'll provide the first braid kit! Our dough recipe is a...braid secret, but don't worry--it was braid in...

3D Printing for Cosplay

October 4, 2022
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Bethany)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, DIY & Hobbies, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Are you interested in cosplay? Need that special something for your Halloween costume? Join us for a class on how to 3D print objects to make your costume stand out. You will learn the basics of 3D design and printing while learning how to make ob...

Teen Anime Club - Zoom

October 4, 2022
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Zoom (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Film & Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Love Anime and/or Manga? Join our Anime club on Zoom and talk to like minded teens about your favorite shows and books! This event is every week for teens aged 13-17. We will watch anime, read manga, talk about JPOP/KPOP, learn Japanese language, sa...

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.

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

Community Room

October 5, 2022
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Nicoma Park Library
Library Branch: Nicoma Park Library
Room: Meeting Room (Nicoma Park)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics
Event Description:
Need a place to play games with friends, work on your computer, or just visit? Join us for Community Room time every Wednesday from 1-3. For adults and teens....

WEEKLY LEGO ROBOTICS LEAGUE

October 5, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Community & Civics, Computers & Technology, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Youth ages 9-14 (grades 4-8) will learn coding and computer programming skills, and use those skills to complete a FIRST LEGO LEAGUE challenge. Prior coding and building knowledge is welcome but not necessary. This is a season commitment and particip...

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.

DIY Spooky Tote Bags with Cricut

October 5, 2022
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Bethany)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Who doesn't need a new tote bag? Maybe you need something to carry all those spooky treats in this month? Join Caitlin from Joyful Designs by Webb as she teaches us how to design our own Spooky tote bags using MLS Studios very own Cricut Maker and ...