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Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

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Age Group
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SO's Pen Pals

1/19 @ 10:00am
to
3/31 @ 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: 38
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...
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Cultural Experiences, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Throughout 2021, Black History Month and Beyond, Ralph Ellison Library is providing a unique visual opportunity by visiting former locations of Black establishments. This experience offers individuals components of unfamiliar historical sites and fo...

Story Sacks: Teen Book Bags

3/1 @ 8:00am
to
3/31 @ 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: 15
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...

Take Home Kit: CD Scratch Art

3/1 @ 9:00am
to
3/8 @ 9:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Pick up a kit to create your own CD Scratch Art! This kit will include all the supplies you will need to create iridescent CD art....

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.

Teen Book Box

3/1 @ 9:00am
to
3/21 @ 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: 5
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!

StoryStash: Teen Book Boxes

3/2 @ 9:00am
to
3/15 @ 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: 19
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 t...

DIY Stress Ball

All Day3/8 - 3/14
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Description:
Get stressed out a lot? Make your own stress ball to help squeeze away your worries for awhile. Sign-up to get your take home crafting kit to make your very own super cool stress ball!...

Disclaimer(s)

The library is not liable for injuries to people, damage to their property or loss of property belonging to individuals or groups, using the meeting rooms.

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 : Galaxy Mail

All Day3/8 - 3/14
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 squishy glitter galaxy card to keep or mail to a friend! This kit contains supplies to make one card. While supplies last via curbside service. ...

Teen Take Home Kit: Among Us Keychain

All Day3/8 - 3/14
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Event Description:
This week's Teen take home kit is a DIY keychain featuring a very "sus" character. All supplies are included to create your very own shrinky dink among us character. Kits are first come, first serve for teens aged 10-18. Parental supervision is...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Teen Led RPG

March 8, 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 Tuesday: Teens

March 9, 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: 13
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!

Magical Worry Pets (Magic in March)

3/10 @ 9:00am
to
3/13 @ 4:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
Make your own Magical Worry Pet! These Worry Pets are small enough to fit in a pocket. The cuddle fabric is snuggly soft. The poly-pellets inside provide comforting sensory input and something to rub between worried fingers, and the eyes make them ...

Online D&D

March 10, 2021
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Harrah Library
Library Branch: Harrah Library
Room: Zoom (Harrah)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Have you ever wanted to join up with a group to go on quests and solve the problems of world not your own? Join us Wednesdays as we explore new worlds, fight ferocious beasts, and complete quests for treasure, glory, and more! This program is open to...

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.

Resume Reboot Workshop

March 10, 2021
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Careers & Jobs
Event Description:
Do you struggle figuring out what keywords to include on your resume? Do you need help with your resume design elements? Do you know how to really showcase your value to potential employers? The [library] is pleased to present a workshop in collabora...

Remote Teen Table Top Time

March 11, 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....

Steppin Into Shape

March 11, 2021
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Zoom (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Description:
Let’s get healthy with fitness and fun. View via ZOOM in the comfort of your home either alone, with a friend, or even as a family to participate in aerobics, line dances, Zumba or partner swing steps. Dress comfortably and get ready to step into a n...

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.

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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
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!

Steppin Into Shape

March 13, 2021
9:00am - 10:00am
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Zoom (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 37
Event Description:
Let’s get healthy with fitness and fun. View via ZOOM in the comfort of your home either alone, with a friend, or even as a family to participate in aerobics, line dances, Zumba or partner swing steps. Dress comfortably and get ready to step into a n...

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.

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.

Studio Saturdays: 3D Printed Bookmark

3/13 @ 9:00am
to
3/20 @ 11:45pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Have you always wanted to try 3D printing but didn't know where to begin? Bethany Library's MLS Studios will guide you step-by-step in the design of a 3D printed object. You complete the design, we'll print it for you. This course is pre-recorded ...

MLS Studios Online: Graphic Design with Canva

March 13, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
MLS Studios Online is a series of virtual events that introduce you to the exciting technology available in the Bethany Library's Makerspace. In this session we'll show you how to create your own marketing materials using Canva, a free graphic de...

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.

March Take and Make- Bookmarks

All Day3/14 - 3/20
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online+ Curbside (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
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...

Masquerade Make and Take Kit Pickup

3/15 @ 12:00am
to
3/29 @ 6:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Put on your best face and have a ball creating your own masquerade mask and paper sparkler! Teens will get all the supplies needed to make their masquerade accessories. Please state which Community Library (Choctaw, Harrah, Jones, Luther, or Nicom...

DIY HackySacks

3/15 @ 12:00am
to
3/29 @ 9:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Have you ever wanted to try your foot at kicking a hackysack around? Do you want to your own hackysack? Sign up below and you'll learn how to sew your own hackysack and have something to try and keep up in the air. Please state which Community Li...

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 Led RPG

March 15, 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.