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Upcoming Events

Special thank you to Niagara Water for the donation of two pallets of water to help our community hydrate and stay cool during outdoor Summer Reading events.

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Comic Book Day

8/2 @ 9:00am
to
8/13 @ 4:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Outdoors (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages, Birth-PreK, Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 94
Event Description:
Free Comic book day is a National holiday celebrated every year. This year marks the 20th Anniversary of this National holiday. Stop by the Southern Oaks Library on August 14th to help celebrate with us. We will have crafts and goodies to hand out. A...

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. 

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!

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. 

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

Make it Together: Folded Paper Fans

8/2 @ 9:00am
to
8/31 @ 9:00pm
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, Community & Civics, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, 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. 

Chess Club

August 6, 2021
4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Village Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Family Programs, Games & Gaming
Event Description:

It’s your move! Want to increase your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Learn how to play chess or develop your existing skills against other players in a friendly environment. Players of all abilities are welcome. Chess boards are provided and library materials are available for further learning.

Chess sets may also be checked out for in-library use at any time by visiting the information desk. This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday. A similar club exists at multiple libraries....

Sketch Savvy: Pet Appreciation

August 11, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Zoom (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
In celebration of National Dog Day we're going to be showing appreciation for all types of pets by learning to draw dogs, cats, birds, fish, and even reptiles. Feel free to bring pictures of your pet so that your drawing will look more like them! W...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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.

Chess Club

August 13, 2021
4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Village Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Family Programs, Games & Gaming
Event Description:

It’s your move! Want to increase your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Learn how to play chess or develop your existing skills against other players in a friendly environment. Players of all abilities are welcome. Chess boards are provided and library materials are available for further learning.

Chess sets may also be checked out for in-library use at any time by visiting the information desk. This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday. A similar club exists at multiple libraries....

Family Kit: Humanitarian Scavenger Hunt

All Day8/16 - 8/29
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
In celebration of World Humanitarian Day, this kit includes a fun scavenger hunt that shows the importance of being a humanitarian and honors those who dedicate their lives to helping others. Meant for families to complete together over multiple days...

Family Bedtime Stories

August 16, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Zoom (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Gather up the family and join us for some bedtime fun! We will read stories each week, and might even throw in a bedtime ritual or two! Come join us in Zoom-land. This program will continue every other Monday through the end of September....

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.

Tailored Titles Live Reading Recommendations

August 19, 2021
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Our reading experts are standing by so tell us the last book you liked & we'll suggest what to read next! You can also receive suggestions on Twitter and Instagram. ...

Chess Club

August 20, 2021
4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Village Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Family Programs, Games & Gaming
Event Description:

It’s your move! Want to increase your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Learn how to play chess or develop your existing skills against other players in a friendly environment. Players of all abilities are welcome. Chess boards are provided and library materials are available for further learning.

Chess sets may also be checked out for in-library use at any time by visiting the information desk. This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday. A similar club exists at multiple libraries....

DIY Bookmark Palooza

8/25 @ 9:00am
to
8/28 @ 8:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
The Summer Reading Program may be coming to a close, but don't let the reading fun stop. Grab this kit to find your next great read! Booklists and several DIY bookmarks suitable for a wide skill range will be included in this kit. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Chess Club

August 27, 2021
4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Village Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Family Programs, Games & Gaming
Event Description:

It’s your move! Want to increase your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Learn how to play chess or develop your existing skills against other players in a friendly environment. Players of all abilities are welcome. Chess boards are provided and library materials are available for further learning.

Chess sets may also be checked out for in-library use at any time by visiting the information desk. This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday. A similar club exists at multiple libraries....

OKC Mobile Market

August 28, 2021
9:00am - 10:30am
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Offsite (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
The OKC Mobile Market will bring a mobile produce truck to CH to donate free produce to community members. ...

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. 

Tailored Titles Live Reading Recommendations

August 31, 2021
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Our reading experts are standing by so tell us the last book you liked & we'll suggest what to read next! You can also receive suggestions on Twitter and Instagram. ...

Make it Together: Thaumatrope

9/7 @ 8:00am
to
9/30 @ 8:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
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. 

LEGO Club

September 7, 2021
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:

Join other LEGO fans to engineer some fun! Imagine, create, play, and learn as we build with LEGOs.

This is a recurring event that takes place on the first Tuesday of each month at the Midwest City Library. Similar events take place at other locations. ...

Sketch Savvy: Harvest Moon

September 8, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Zoom (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Join in the fun as we learn to the moon in preparation for the Harvest Moon on September 20th. We use only pencil and paper and guide in a way artists at every level can understand. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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.

Family Ancestry Take Home Starter Kit

9/15 @ 2:00pm
to
9/30 @ 3:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community & Civics, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
There are millions of people engaged in researching and documenting their family histories. If you have never started documenting your family history, this take home kit is for you! Learn how to create home made frames for your favorite photos, cre...

OKC Mobile Market

September 25, 2021
9:00am - 10:30am
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Offsite (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
The OKC Mobile Market will bring a mobile produce truck to CH to donate free produce to community members. ...

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. 

Yúmare Mexican Folkloric Dancers

October 9, 2021
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 1 + 2 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a beautiful performance by Yúmare Mexican Folkloric Dancers Inc.! Yúmare Mexican Folkloric Dancers Inc. is a non profit organization in Oklahoma City, OK established to promote traditional and regional dances of...

Haunted House

October 25, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 1 + 2 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
Love getting scared?  Come explore our creepy Haunted House and see if you survive the terror (recommended ages 10+)! Activities for all ages including crafts and coloring for kids and scary storytelling for teens and adults. Fun for the whole fami...

OKC Mobile Market

October 30, 2021
9:00am - 10:30am
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Offsite (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
The OKC Mobile Market will bring a mobile produce truck to CH to donate free produce to community members. ...

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. 

OKC Mobile Market

November 20, 2021
9:00am - 10:30am
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Offsite (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
The OKC Mobile Market will bring a mobile produce truck to CH to donate free produce to community members. ...

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. 

OKC Mobile Market

December 18, 2021
9:00am - 10:30am
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Offsite (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
The OKC Mobile Market will bring a mobile produce truck to CH to donate free produce to community members. ...

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.