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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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StoryStash: Teen Book Boxes

7/19 @ 9:00am
to
9/3 @ 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: 21
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...

Teen Book Box

7/25 @ 1:00pm
to
8/7 @ 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: 4
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!

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...

31 Days of Creative Prompts for Teens and Adults

All Day8/1 - 8/31
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Writing
Event Description:
Use our list of prompts to feed your creative bug. We have small notebooks & pens and an idea for every day of August so you can write or draw....

Teen Kit: Passport Around the World-Bolivia

All Day8/2 - 8/8
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Teens ages 10-18 will explore a new country and learn interesting facts about the world around them! Fill up your passport and discover all the world has to offer. Each kit will contain a craft, information on the country, and stickers to fill up ...

Tweens & Teens Take and Make Kit: Wooden Spool Cars

All Day8/2 - 8/13
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: 21
Event Description:
Create your own thread spool race car! Each kit will include directions and everything you need to make one car....

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!

Comic Book Day

8/2 @ 9:00am
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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.

LitFest: Creating Online Platforms with Marisa Mohi

August 4, 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Zoom (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Business & Finance, Careers & Jobs, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
It is becoming more and more important to have a strong online platform if you are going to create, market, or sell your work digitally. Join writer and creative coach, Marisa Mohi, to learn how to build and maintain your own online platform so that ...

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.

Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Zoom (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Author Events, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
Camron Wright has a masters degree in writing and public relations. His books have received numerous awards and been published in countries around the world. His works include The Other Side of the Bridge, Letters for Emily, The Rent Collector, and T...

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.

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: 5
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!

Litfest Author Talk: Storytelling for Roleplaying Games with Dan Wells

August 6, 2021
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Zoom (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Author Events, Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Dan Wells, DM of the TypeCast RPG Gaming Show and author of Science Fiction and Horror novels including the John Cleaver Series and the Partials Series, will discuss storytelling techniques for RPG Gaming. This is one of many events happening thi...

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.

LitFest Take Home Kit: Writing Fuel

8/9 @ 9:00am
to
8/20 @ 8:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Take Home Kit, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Writing can be tough. We've got all the fuel an aspiring author needs to get a jump start on creativity! Our Writing Fuel kit contains treats to keep you energized throughout the writing process, a book of writing prompts designed to spark your imagi...

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!

LitFest Take Home Kit: Writer's Survival Kit

8/9 @ 9:00am
to
8/31 @ 9:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Careers & Jobs, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Do you jot notes for stories on napkins? Are you always up late writing? Do you have your best ideas when you have nothing to write with? Well, the library has the perfect kit for you! Pick up our Writer's Survival Kit that contains the tools and res...

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!

LitFest Take Home Kit: Writer's Survival Kit

8/9 @ 9:00am
to
8/31 @ 9:00pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Careers & Jobs, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
Do you jot notes for stories on napkins? Are you always up late writing? Do you have your best ideas when you have nothing to write with? Well, the library has the perfect kit for you! Pick up our Writer's Survival Kit that contains the tools and res...

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!

LitFest Take Home Kit: Writer's Survival Kit

8/9 @ 9:00am
to
8/31 @ 9:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Careers & Jobs, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Do you jot notes for stories on napkins? Are you always up late writing? Do you have your best ideas when you have nothing to write with? Well, the library has the perfect kit for you! Pick up our Writer's Survival Kit that contains the tools and res...

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!

LitFest Take Home Kit: Writer's Survival Kit

8/9 @ 9:00am
to
8/31 @ 9:00pm
Midwest City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Careers & Jobs, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Do you jot notes for stories on napkins? Are you always up late writing? Do you have your best ideas when you have nothing to write with? Well, the library has the perfect kit for you! Pick up our Writer's Survival Kit that contains the tools and res...

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!

LitFest Take Home Kit: Writer's Survival Kit

8/9 @ 9:00am
to
8/31 @ 9:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Careers & Jobs, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit, Writing
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Do you jot notes for stories on napkins? Are you always up late writing? Do you have your best ideas when you have nothing to write with? Well, the library has the perfect kit for you! Pick up our Writer's Survival Kit that contains the tools and res...

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!

LitFest Take Home Kit: Writer's Survival Kit

8/9 @ 9:00am
to
8/31 @ 9:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online+ Curbside (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Careers & Jobs, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Do you jot notes for stories on napkins? Are you always up late writing? Do you have your best ideas when you have nothing to write with? Well, the library has the perfect kit for you! Pick up our Writer's Survival Kit that contains the tools and res...

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!

LitFest Take Home Kit: Writer's Survival Kit

8/9 @ 9:00am
to
8/31 @ 9:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Careers & Jobs, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
Do you jot notes for stories on napkins? Are you always up late writing? Do you have your best ideas when you have nothing to write with? Well, the library has the perfect kit for you! Pick up our Writer's Survival Kit that contains the tools and res...

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!

LitFest Take Home Kit: Writer's Survival Kit

8/9 @ 9:00am
to
8/31 @ 9:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Online + Curbside (The Village)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Careers & Jobs, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Do you jot notes for stories on napkins? Are you always up late writing? Do you have your best ideas when you have nothing to write with? Well, the library has the perfect kit for you! Pick up our Writer's Survival Kit that contains the tools and res...

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!

LitFest Take Home Kit: Writer's Survival Kit

8/9 @ 9:00am
to
8/31 @ 9:00pm
Wright Library
Registration
Library Branch: Wright Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Wright)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Careers & Jobs, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Do you jot notes for stories on napkins? Are you always up late writing? Do you have your best ideas when you have nothing to write with? Well, the library has the perfect kit for you! Pick up our Writer's Survival Kit that contains the tools and res...

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!

LitFest: World-Building from the Fatal Flaw with David R. Slayton

August 9, 2021
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Author Events, Books & Reading, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Speculative worlds need grit and flaws to feel real. This workshop with author David R. Slayton will help you find your world's darker side, the fatal flaw that your heroes can't resolve. We'll look at some historical examples and societal, economic,...

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

Teen Take Home Kit: Galaxy School Supplies

All Day
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Online + Curbside (The Village)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
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!