NOTICE:

All Metro Library locations are now in our "Sit & Stay" stage.  In addition to continuing all services from our "Grab & Go" 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. Masks are strongly recommended.  Click here for more information.

Upcoming Events

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SO's Pen Pals

4/5 @ 10:00am
to
5/28 @ 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: 28
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...

Take Home Kit- Make Your Own Candle

5/1 @ 8:00am
to
5/8 @ 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Candles can provide that added stress relief so many of us are in need of these days. Make your own, all-natural candle and forget about your worries. This kit includes beeswax, all- natural herbs and flowers for scent and decoration, along with wick...

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.

Job Search Starter Kit

5/1 @ 9:00am
to
5/15 @ 9:00am
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Careers & Jobs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Are you searching for employment? Did you know there are many valuable resources provided by the Metropolitan Library System to assist in your job search? Yes! We want to help get you organized with a Job Search Starter Kit! This kit provides you...

All Ages: Lei Flower Necklace Making

5/1 @ 9:00pm
to
5/16 @ 5:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
May Day is held on May 1st each year. May Day is also known as Lei Day, in Hawaii. It is a celebration of the aloha spirit and the giving of the flower lei. Celebrate this Hawaiian culture with this kit and make a Lei Flower Necklace. Everything you ...

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. 

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!

Reading Encouragement Bag

All Day5/3 - 5/8
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Sometimes it's good to have some extra encouragement for reading. Sign up and receive a bag filled with things to give you a boost for your reading endeavors! The bag includes a mini book necklace you can take with you wherever you go, a set of bookm...

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!

May the Fourth: Star Wars Origami Activity Kit

All Day5/3 - 5/9
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Celebrate Star Wars day with a fun origami kit! Instructions and paper provided. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Spring recycling decor

All Day5/3 - 5/16
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
This craft includes using recycled items to add a lovely spring flair to your home, with small recycled bottles, and spring florals. You will get to make a lovely wood crate in which to hold them all. It can be used for a centerpiece, table setting o...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Adult Take and Make Kit: Pop Up Flower Card

All Day5/3 - 5/17
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Pop in for a pop up flower card take and make kit! Learn how to make a 3D card for someone special in your life. You may need to supply some basic items such as scissors, glue, etc. Kits are first come, first served while supplies last....

The Southern Oaks Library presents: A Visit to Greenwood

5/3 @ 3:00pm
to
5/28 @ 6:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Cultural Experiences, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
A fictionalized story and kit about a young musician's journey to the Greenwood district in Tulsa, Oklahoma in February 1920, and his desire to relocate there. Readers of the story will receive a kit with maps, addresses etc., and enough play money...

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 household and per registration.

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

Mother's Day Memory Folder Take & Make

5/4 @ 9:00am
to
5/10 @ 8:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Calling children of all ages, even the grown-ups! Do you want a unique way to show appreciation for your mom, grandmother, or mom figure this Mother's Day? Pick up this take-home kit for the supplies and instructions needed to create the ultimate...

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!

Mandala Tiles - Take and Make Kit

5/5 @ 9:00am
to
5/16 @ 5:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online+ Curbside (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
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...

Nonfiction Book Club

May 6, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Midwest City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Zoom (Midwest City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Celebrate lifelong learning as we read and discuss an array of nonfiction titles on varying subject matter. May's Nonfiction Book Club will not have an assigned title. Instead, YOU get to select a nonfiction book of personal interest, and we will dis...

Understanding Medicare

May 6, 2021
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bethany Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Finance
Event Description:
What to know about Medicare. Join Jason Sauer, Senior Wealth Advisor with Miller Private Wealth LLC, as he shares the essential information needed to make responsible financial decisions. Whether you are of retirement age or new to investing, all ...

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.

HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)

May 6, 2021
7:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 51
Event Description:
Get fit in the comfort of your own home! Join the library and the YMCA for a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) class. HIIT helps boost metabolism and promotes healthy weight loss and muscle gain. The instructor will provide modifications for th...

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.

Book Bunch Book Club

May 8, 2021
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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 "Leave the World Behind" by Rumaan Alam.  Visit the library or call us to reserve previous book club titles today! This is a recurring event and takes place on the second Saturday of each...

Birdhouse Kit

All Day5/10 - 5/16
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Create art for your very own wooden birdhouse! After you paint it, hang the birdhouse in your backyard for some new flying friends or in your house as an art piece. The possibirdities are endless!...

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!

Mason Jar Suncatcher Take Home Kit

5/10 @ 9:00am
to
5/24 @ 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:
It’s a sunny day, let’s go out and catch some rays! Create a personalized suncatcher. The kit will include supplies needed to make two suncatchers. Registration required; one kit per registrant. If you have multiple adults needing a kit, please 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!

Bad Art Night for Take and Make

5/11 @ 9:00am
to
5/17 @ 8:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Whether you are a Pinterest Powerhouse or more likely to display your work on Pinterest Fail or Regretsy, we invite you to join us in making art for the fun of it! Register and pick up your kit of assorted supplies and a challenge creativity prompt. ...

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!

Literary Lunch Book Club- The Switch by Beth O'Leary

May 11, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Zoom (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
This month for Literary Lunch we will discussing The Switch by Beth O'Leary, a fun story about a granddaughter and a grandmother who swap lives. This author has been hailed as the new Jojo Moyes. Come join us for a fun discussion!...

Take Home Tuesday: Adults

May 11, 2021
12:00pm - 7:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Online + Curbside (The Village)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Kintsugi is the Japanese art of repairing broken items with gold. As a philosophy, it treats breakage and repair as part of the history of an object, rather than something to disguise. For this project, you'll need your own broken piece of pottery -...

Celebrate Oklahoma Music: Ken Pomeroy

May 11, 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Celebrate Oklahoma music by local artists. Follow us on social media as we premiere new videos of songs by local artists written about or inspired by Oklahoma. We've all missed live music during this past year; join us for the next best thing! Thi...

Executive Committee Meeting

May 12, 2021
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: 46th Star Auditorium (Downtown)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Commission Meetings

Citizenship Classes

May 12, 2021
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom - CLC (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Do you want to learn more about becoming a U.S. Citizen? The Edmond Library hosts free classes to explore the steps of the naturalization process. Tutors will be available to provide lessons to learn English and civics needed for the naturalization p...

Income Planning

May 13, 2021
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bethany Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Finance
Event Description:
What your perfect picture looks like! Join Jason Sauer, Senior Wealth Advisor with Miller Private Wealth LLC, as he shares the essential information needed to make responsible financial decisions. Whether you are of retirement age or new to invest...

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.