NOTICE:

All Metro Library locations are now in our "Sit & Stay" 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. Please wear a mask. Click here for more information.

ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Southern Oaks Library will be closed for maintenance beginning Tue, 10/5. During this time, curbside hours will be expanded.

Upcoming Events

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Teentober Book Bags

All Day10/1 - 10/30
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
TeenTober is a nationwide celebration hosted by libraries every October and aims to celebrate teens! To celebrate our awesome teens, we are putting together pre-made Teentober book bags. We handpick books of a specific genre (fantasy, realistic ficti...

Shared Language Poetry Project

All Day10/1 - 10/31
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Take Home Kit, Writing
Event Description:
Born of a desire to show the similarities and differences among Oklahoma City residents, the Shared Language Poetry Project invites people of all ages to create poetry that is unified by shared words. Using a given list, participants will create poem...

TeenTober: Sticky Note Draw-lloween

All Day10/1 - 10/31
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Event Description:
Every October on Twitter and other Social Media platforms, creators give out a daily art prompt. This year, Ralph Ellison, will hold it's own draw-lloween. Pick up a take home kit at the library with sticky notes, daily prompts and some supplies incl...

TeenTober- Nailed It or Failed It Challenge

10/1 @ 8:00am
to
10/31 @ 9:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Description:
Have you ever watched the show Nailed It? Well, this is your time to shine. Throughout the month of October teens have the chance to nail it or fail it! You choose the dessert, make that dessert with whatever supplies you have (hint: it doesn't have ...

Summer Volunteer T-Shirt Art Contest

10/1 @ 9:00am
to
10/31 @ 5:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Calling all teens! We need your help designing our teen volunteer t-shirts for Summer Reading 2022. The theme of next summer's program is Oceans of Possibility. The chosen artwork will appear on all teen volunteer t-shirts for next summer. Please ...

Take Home Kit: Fall Garland

10/4 @ 9:00am
to
10/22 @ 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
It's finally fall! Do you love all things autumn? Have you been waiting all year for colorful fall foliage to arrive? We’ve got a craft for you! Decorate your home for the season with this easy DIY project. ...

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.

College Test Prep Basics

10/14 @ 9:00am
to
10/28 @ 8:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Careers & Jobs, Continuing Education, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
College entrance exams such as the ACT and/or SAT are a key steps in the college preparation process. The library has several resources that can be found in this take home kit that may help you increase your scores on these important tests!...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration.

Bigfoot Paint by Number Kit

All Day10/18 - 10/24
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Creep into the paranormal with Oklahoma's favorite cryptid, Bigfoot! Did you know that Oklahoma has a Bigfoot Festival at the beginning of October each year? With this kit, you'll get a Bigfoot themed reading list and all the supplies to create a Big...

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.

Murder at the Zoo: Take Home Murder Mystery Kit

All Day10/18 - 10/31
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
There has been a murder at the zoo! Challenge your inner detective and solve the mystery. Follow the clues provided in the kit, work alone or with friends and family, and connect the dots to find the killer. This kit is available on a first come firs...

Spooky Landscapes

All Day10/18 - 10/31
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Using the straw blown watercolor technique, create your own creepy forest landscape....

Zentangle Take Home Kit

10/18 @ 9:00am
to
10/24 @ 5:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
This is a take home kit for teens and adults. Kit contains the supplies to draw zentangles. No registration necessary. Kits available starting Monday until kits are gone! Limit 2 per family....

TeenTober: College Prep Resource Kit

10/18 @ 9:00am
to
10/24 @ 6:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 49
Event Description:
Have you ever wondered what it takes to get into college? Where to find scholarship opportunities? What financial assistance there is at all? What job you want for the future? We are here to help! Pick up this take home kit that will answer these que...

Paranormal Fest: Protection Spell Jar Take Home Kit

10/18 @ 9:00am
to
10/24 @ 8:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Feeling witchy? Grab a kit to make your own spell jar to protect yourself, your loved ones, or your home from negative energy! This kit will include a glass jar, bay leaves, lavender, and obsidian. These kits will be available for pick up from Oc...

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!

Who You Gonna Call? Ghostbusters (Kit)!

10/18 @ 9:00am
to
10/31 @ 6:00pm
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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Thanks to this kit, I ain’t afraid of no ghosts! Using the supplies provided, create your own ghost, ectoplasmic slime, and little Ghostbuster just in time for the spookiest, ghost-iest month of all! Kits can be picked up between October 11th thro...

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 Time: DnD

October 19, 2021
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Covered Patio (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....

Disclaimer(s)

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. 

Teen Virtual Dungeons & Dragons

October 19, 2021
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Adventure awaits at the Del City Library! Join us every Tuesday for Virtual Dungeons & Dragons. This program is for all teens ages 12-18. To register, email askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org...

Teen Anime Club

October 19, 2021
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 and talk to like minded teens about your favorite shows and books! This event is every week for teens aged 12-17. We will watch and talk about anime, manga, fan fiction, and fan art. This is a virtual pr...

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.

Paranormal Fest: Spooky Indigenous Stories

October 19, 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
Shilup, Honka, Tsgili, Ch'į́įdii, Moopeets, Ka-yu- Come listen to personal experiences and tribal stories from our Indigenous presenters to learn about the things that go bump in the night and haunt us, out in Indigenous Country. This event is par...
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: 27
Event Description:
Create your own paper chain wall hanging! Each kit will include directions and most things you need to make one decorative piece of wall art. You will need to find a stick to hang your masterpiece from before you begin....

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!

Day of the Dead Nicho Box Kit

10/20 @ 9:00am
to
10/29 @ 6:00pm
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: 20
Event Description:
Create your own Nicho box, a three dimensional shadowbox frame inspired by the Latin American holiday Día de los Muertos. All supplies are included. Kits are first come, first serve. Kits can be picked up between October 20th through October 29...

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!

Capitol Hill After School Events

October 20, 2021
4:15pm - 5:30pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Patio (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Film & Movies, Games & Gaming, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Come by Capitol Hill after school if you're looking for something fun to do. We will have different activities and crafts available to create at your own pace and enjoy with friends. Similar programs exist at multiple libraries....

COVID-19 Vaccine Event with OKC-County Health Department

October 21, 2021
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
All vaccine brands will be available, for a first or second dose. No pre-registration is required!  Everyone 12 years and older is eligible for the vaccine. Pfizer doses are available for those who are 12 years and older. Moderna and J&J ...

COVID-19 Vaccine Event with OKC-County Health Department

October 21, 2021
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
All vaccine brands will be available, for a first or second dose. No pre-registration is required!  Everyone 12 years and older is eligible for the vaccine. Pfizer doses are available for those who are 12 years and older. Moderna and J&J ...

Cards Against Humanity: Teen Edition

October 21, 2021
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Covered Patio (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Gaming, Outdoor Program
Event Description:
Join us for a rousing game of Cards Against Humanity: Family Edition. This program will be held on the patio, weather permitting. This is a teen program....

Disclaimer(s)

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

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. 

Customers are encouraged to socially distance by maintaining 6 feet apart for the duration of the event.