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.

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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...

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.

Make it Together: Marble Maze

10/4 @ 9:00am
to
10/29 @ 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Event Description:

Create, explore, and meet new friends at your neighborhood library! We’ll provide the space and supplies, you supply the creativity!

Each Make it Together kit contains supplies for two people and is intended to be a project for an adult and child to work on together. We believe talking through activities, spending time, and working together with a child builds communication, trust...

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. 

Scrabble Anyone!!!

10/4 @ 9:00am
to
10/30 @ 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Do you enjoy playing scrabble or figuring out crossword puzzles? Register and pick up your Take and Make Scrabble Coaster - to make your own scrabble coaster with preselected phrases/words. The kit will contain: ...

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!

Adult Paint By Number Take Home Kit

10/12 @ 9:00am
to
10/26 @ 5:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Passive Program (Choctaw)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Dreaming of becoming the next Bob Ross? Start refining your skills with our adult paint by number kit. Each kit contains one canvas with picture as well as the paints and brushes to complete the project. Registration required. Limit one kit per regis...

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!

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.

Memory Care & Mental Awareness

10/15 @ 9:00am
to
10/31 @ 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Family Programs, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 36
Event Description:

Create, explore, and meet new friends at your neighborhood library! We’ll provide the space and supplies, you supply the creativity!

Worldwide, 50 million people are living with Alzheimer's and other dementias. The Midwest City Library wants to do its part in keeping love ones engaged, keep treasured memories, and keepsakes for generations to come. There will be two Memory...

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!

Budget Box Take-Home Kit

10/16 @ 9:00am
to
10/23 @ 4:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Finance, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Feeling stressed about finances? It's never too late to learn about money management! Pick up a Budget Box for everything you need to create a budget, learn valuable tips and tricks to save your money, and plan your way toward financial freedom....

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!

Horror Special FX Halloween Makeup Tutorial Kit

All Day10/18 - 10/22
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Do you like horror films? Practice your Halloween make-up skills and learn how to create horror special FX looks! Pre-made kits will include materials, QR codes to video tutorials, and recommended horror book and film lists. ...

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!

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...

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....

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!

CLC Adult Basic Education Classes (ABE 1)

October 19, 2021
9:30am - 11:30am
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Zoom (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...

Genealogy 1-on-1 Appointment

October 19, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Looking for clues as to your ancestry? Or do you have specific questions on how to get started with your genealogy research?  We are hosting 1:1 sessions to provide the support and guidance you need for your specific genealogy research needs. ...

Joy of Reading Book Club: "The Rules of Magic"

October 19, 2021
12:15pm - 1:15pm
Belle Isle Library
Registration
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:

Calling all readers! Looking to build community and challenge yourself to discover new, exciting tales? If so, then look no further! Come meet new friends, read new books, and enjoy lively conversation at your neighborhood library.

This month's Zoom book club meeting we're discussing "The Rules of Magic" by Alice Hoffman. Visit the library or call us to reserve the book today! This is a recurring event and takes place on the third Tuesday of each month at 12:15 PM, over the lu...

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.

CLC High School Equivalency Classes (HSE 1)

October 19, 2021
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online (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 Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00-4:00pm.  High School Equivalence (HSE) classes are designed to prepare adults for ...

English as a Second Language Classes - Advanced Beginner (ESL 7)

October 19, 2021
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Edmond Library
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom - CLC (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Event Description:
Improve your English in this class made possible by Community Literacy Centers. This advanced beginner level class meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00-4:00pm.  English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are designed...

English as a Second Language Classes - Intermediate (ESL 11)

October 19, 2021
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Edmond Library
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom - CLC (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Event Description:
Improve your English in this class made possible by Community Literacy Centers. This intermediate level class meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:00-7:00pm.  English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are designed to h...

English as a Second Language Classes - Beginner (ESL 6)

October 19, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Zoom (Capitol Hill)
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 Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00-8:00pm.  English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are designed to help ...

Get Cooking: Air Fryers

October 19, 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 382
Event Description:
Air fryers are a convenient and easy way to cook food! Do you own one and aren’t sure how to use it? Are you considering purchasing one? Learn what an air fryer is, how it works, what models are available in the market, and how to clean and maintain ...

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...

Adult Board Game Night: Zoom Edition!

October 19, 2021
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Physical distancing doesn't mean you can't be social! Join us for a virtual board game night held over Zoom. Come and play classic favorites like Scattegories, Taboo, and others! Each sessions top winner will win a prize. Board games promote creativi...

Unpacking The Boxes

October 20, 2021
9:30am - 11:30am
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
The Edmond Public Library will give a presentation about all the library has to offer the community of Edmond. Unpacking the Boxes is a class for women new to the Edmond community. Topics include; addressing the grief and regret of moving, transition...

Disclaimer(s)

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