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Adult Book Boxes

All Day10/1 - 10/8
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
A subscription box without the subscription! Each box includes a personalized book, selected just for you, along with some fun goodies! When your item comes due, you’ll return the box and library book—the rest is yours to keep! Once you’ve registered...

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!

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...

DHS RESOURCE HELP

October 3, 2022
9:00am - 5:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Study Room 1 (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Do you need help with job applications? Unemployment benefits? SNAP Benefits? Finding a place to live? Affordable healthcare or more? Visit our OU social work students and DHS Embedded Worker for help! This event is held at multiple locations acr...

Milk Cafe Breast Feeding Support Group

October 3, 2022
9:30am - 10:30am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Program Room (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Adults
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
Come gather with others in a safe space to share breastfeeding knowledge and experience or seek support from a breastfeeding specialist. You are welcome to bring your children, but please let us know how many you are bringing in the notes sectio...

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.

OKC Ballet's Coffee & Dance for Older Adults (50+)

October 3, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Village)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Join the Oklahoma City Ballet for a fun hour of experiencing the joy of dancing together! Designed for ages 50+, this class will be a hybrid dance class offering seated and standing options based on varied abilities. Dance is a great way to work on b...

S.A.L.T. Council (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together)

October 3, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Continuing Education, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Come learn about the latest crimes/scams targeting seniors and how to avoid becoming a victim!  This program is a part of TRIAD, a collaborative effort between the Sheriff's office, local police departments and senior citizens working togethe...

Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL)

October 3, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 476
Event Description:
Seniors stay active and independent! SAIL is designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and improve activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support and class can be modified depending on fitness lev...

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.

Staying Active And Independent for Life (S.A.I.L.)

October 3, 2022
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Northwest)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Staying Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) is a fitness program for older adults, which can be done sitting or standing. Performing exercise that improves strength, balance, and fitness is critical for staying active and reducing the risk of fall...

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.

Crafting with (re)Purpose

October 3, 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Crafting together, sharing your vision. Are you a crafter? Do you enjoy paper crafting, DIY, knitting, crocheting, quilting, needlework or coloring? Bring your project, share techniques and ideas with other crafters in your community. New to crafting...

Tai Chi

October 3, 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Let's get stronger together! Evidence suggests that Tai Chi is an effective means of improving balance, strengthening muscles and building confidence to prevent falls. Tai Chi is a low-impact, dance-like exercise that can be performed almost anywhere...

Beginner English as a Second Language Classes (ESL)

October 3, 2022
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Event Description:
Improve your English in this class made possible by Community Literacy Centers. This beginner level class meets every Monday and Wednesday from 1:00-3:00pm.  English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are designed to help adult...

High School Equivalency Classes (HSE)

October 3, 2022
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Event Description:
Prepare for the HiSET exam in this class made possible by Community Literacy Centers. This class meets every Monday and Wednesday from 1:00-4:00pm. High School Equivalence (HSE) classes are designed to prepare adults for the HiSET exam (https://h...

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...

Tech Tutoring

October 3, 2022
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Warr Acres Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Main Area (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Event Description:
Would you like to learn more about basic tech skills, using library resources, or need help learning a new device? Please register and let us know what you need help with so that we can be ready to assist you. ...

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...

Adult Basic Education Classes (ABE)

October 3, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Careers & Jobs, Continuing Education, Reading Help
Event Description:
Improve your reading and other basic skills in this class made possible by Community Literacy Centers. This class meets every Monday and Wednesday from 6:00-8:00pm. Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes focus on reading, writing, math and spelling s...

Introductory English as a Second Language Classes - Zoom (ESL)

October 3, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Zoom (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Event Description:
Learn the basics of English in this class made possible by Community Literacy Centers. This introductory level class meets every Monday and Wednesday from 6:00-8:00pm.  English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are designed to help adul...

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...

Tai Chi

October 4, 2022
9:00am - 10:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Let's get stronger, together! Evidence suggests that Tai Chi is an effective means of improving balance, strengthening muscles, and building confidence to prevent falls. Tai Chi is a low-impact dance-like exercise that can be performed almost anywher...

Take-Home Tuesday: Yarn Pumpkin

10/4 @ 9:00am
to
10/9 @ 9:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
It's officially fall and that means pumpkin everything! With this take-home kit, flex your creativity to create a pumpkin decoration for your home using yarn and glue!...

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!

Adult Basic Education Classes (ABE)

October 4, 2022
9:30am - 11:30am
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Event Description:
Improve your reading and other basic skills in this class made possible by Community Literacy Centers. This class meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30-11:30am.  Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes focus on reading, writing, ma...

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.