NOTICE:

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.

Upcoming Events

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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...

Story Sacks: Teen Book Bags

4/26 @ 8:00am
to
5/29 @ 5:00pm
Belle Isle Library
Registration
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
For any teen that loves books, or any teen that maybe needs a little help loving books, our Teen Book Bags 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 th...

May the Fourth Be With You: Star Wars Lamp Take Home Kit

All Day4/30 - 5/16
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Light side or dark side? Make a Star Wars themed paper lamp. Request a kit at the circulation desk, when you call in your curbside pickup, or in the notes section of the app. ​​ ...

Teen Book Box

5/1 @ 9:00am
to
5/15 @ 5:00pm
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: 1
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!

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!

Reading Encouragement Bag

All Day5/3 - 5/8
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Sometimes it's good to have some extra encouragement for reading. Sign up and receive a bag filled with things to give you a boost for your reading endeavors! The bag includes a mini book necklace you can take with you wherever you go, a set of bookm...

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.

TEEN TAKE HOME KIT: DRY ERASE PHOTO FRAME

All Day5/3 - 5/10
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Create a your own dry erase photo frame! These kits will include everything that you need to create one frame. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Create your own sand art optical illusion! Each kit will include directions and everything you need to make one colorful masterpiece....

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.

StoryStash: Teen Book Boxes

5/3 @ 9:00am
to
5/29 @ 6:00pm
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: 30
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...

The Southern Oaks Library presents: A Visit to Greenwood

5/3 @ 3:00pm
to
5/28 @ 6:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Cultural Experiences, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
A fictionalized story and kit about a young musician's journey to the Greenwood district in Tulsa, Oklahoma in February 1920, and his desire to relocate there. Readers of the story will receive a kit with maps, addresses etc., and enough play money...

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 household and per registration.

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

The Booknerds: YA Book Boxes

5/4 @ 9:00am
to
5/10 @ 9:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Sign up for your own personalized book box, filled with some great new YA reads selected just for YOU. You'll receive 2 new YA books (published in the last 1 to 1.5 years) checked out to your library card along with some fabulous fun treats. When you...

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 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!

Mandala Tiles - Take and Make Kit

5/5 @ 9:00am
to
5/16 @ 5:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online+ Curbside (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Come to Warr Acres Library and get a Take and Make kit to complete at home! Instructions and supplies are included, you may need to use basic tools from home (glue, scissors, etc.) Kit will include instructions as well as a resource guide to help you...

Remote Teen Table Top Time

May 6, 2021
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Dice, character sheets, and miniatures: join us as we role-play! Ages 11-18....

The Book Drop - Teen Book Box

All Day
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online (Del City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Sign up for a featured book box containing a new(ish) YA book and tons of fun bookish 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!

Teen Book Hotline

May 7, 2021
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Ring ring! Join Emily and Shelbie on Instagram Live for the Teen Book Hotline, where we share YA book recommendations. We'll tell you all about the newest sci-fi YA books this month, in honor of Star Wars Reads Day. Follow the library on Inst...

Birdhouse Kit

All Day5/10 - 5/16
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Create art for your very own wooden birdhouse! After you paint it, hang the birdhouse in your backyard for some new flying friends or in your house as an art piece. The possibirdities are endless!...

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!

Teen Take Home Kit: Rock Art

All Day5/10 - 5/16
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Art can take on many shapes and forms. (painting, architecture, sculpture, literature, music, performing and cinema). This weeks Teen take home kit can appreciate rock in art! Use all 5 senses and discover your favorite way to enjoy pop! This kit is...

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.

Teen Led RPG

May 10, 2021
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies, Film & Movies
Event Description:
Have you ever wanted to play or lead your own RPG?!? Join us for our Teen Led RPG and save the world as a player, or take your turn to destroy it as a DM!...

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.

Take Home Kit: Perler Beads!

5/11 @ 9:00am
to
5/19 @ 9:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
With a little bit of patience and a bit of imagination, perler beads are a fun way to get creative! Perler beads are small, colorful beads that fuse together when heat is applied. Participants will be supplied with beads, patterns, tweezers, parchmen...

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.

Take Home Kit: Paper Ninja Stars!

5/11 @ 9:00am
to
5/20 @ 9:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Stop by the Downtown Library to pick up a Paper Ninja Star kit! Ninja stars, also known as shuriken, were used by ninjas as weapons to distract an enemy. Participants will use paper to practice the art of origami while learning fun facts about ninjas...

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 Tuesday: Teens

May 11, 2021
9:30am - 9:45am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Online + Curbside (The Village)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
Enjoy science, art, and literacy activities from home with these prepared activity kits! Supplies are limited. Please register to reserve your kit, then pick it up curbside along with your library materials. Kits must be picked up within one week of ...

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!