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Grandparents' Day: Their Stories Kit

All Day9/26 - 10/9
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Family Programs
Event Description:
Grandparents' Day is designed to honor our elders, our family heritage, and our own family history. Talks with them uncover more about them than ever thought possible. Learn about backgrounds, who was an important influence in their life and ultimate...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens. Accordingly, the Library will not be liable for such harm to any individual resulting from such allergens.

Be Advised:  This program may be photographed and/or videotaped for publicity purposes.

By Attending, you consent:  To the use of your voice and likeness in future publicity uses that contain content from this event. If you do not wish to be on camera, please let us know.

For more information visit our Photography & Video Disclaimer

Bethany StoryWalk®

All Day10/1 - 10/9
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Outdoors (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Join us for a StoryWalk® around Bethany Library. Enjoy nature and Bethany's walking trails as you read a story. StoryWalk® begins at Cecil Mendenhall All Abilities Park and ends at the Storyteller Statue in front of the Bethany Library. The story ch...

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. 

Fall Leaf Rubbings

All Day10/1 - 10/9
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Creation Station (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Autumn, a season full of falling leaves! Visit the creation station to learn how to identify types of leaves, why the trees change colors, and how to mix colors to create the new shades. Supplies provided throughout October to create a variety of a...

Disclaimer(s)

Be Advised:  This program may be photographed and/or videotaped for publicity purposes.

By Attending, you consent:  To the use of your voice and likeness in future publicity uses that contain content from this event. If you do not wish to be on camera, please let us know.

For more information visit our Photography & Video Disclaimer

Hispanic Heritage Month Kit - Famous Artists

All Day10/1 - 10/9
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take-Home Kit
Event Description:
Hispanic Heritage Month recognizes the achievements and contributions of Hispanic American champions who have inspired others to achieve success. Learn about famous Hispanic artists that have impacted the generations. This kit has all supplies needed...

Disclaimer(s)

Be Advised:  This program may be photographed and/or videotaped for publicity purposes.

By Attending, you consent:  To the use of your voice and likeness in future publicity uses that contain content from this event. If you do not wish to be on camera, please let us know.

For more information visit our Photography & Video Disclaimer

Crafternoon

October 4, 2022
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Luther Library
Library Branch: Luther Library
Room: In-Library (Luther)
Age Group: All Ages, Birth-PreK, Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:

Let your imagination soar at this special arts and crafts program made for little hands! Professional librarians will provide you with all the resources you need to spread your artistic wings. Children will have the opportunity to practice building motor skills, following directions, socializing with others, and more!

LEGO Club

October 4, 2022
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Lobby (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.

Take the monthly challenge! 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. This event will be held in the lobby to allow for social distancin...

Salsa Making Class: Part 1 Make and Take

October 5, 2022
11:00am - 12:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Family Programs, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
The Ralph Ellison Library welcomes instructor and registered dietitian Taylor Conner from the OSU Extension Office for two food-making and preserving programs. Learn to make delicious and nutritious salsas in this class designed for cooks of all leve...

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.

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 cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens. Accordingly, the Library will not be liable for such harm to any individual resulting from such allergens.

Social Worker Assistance

October 5, 2022
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Onsite (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, 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 location...

Social Worker Assistance

October 7, 2022
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Onsite (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, 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 location...

Chess Club

October 7, 2022
4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Village Library
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. ...

Social Worker Assistance

October 8, 2022
9:00am - 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Onsite (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, 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 location...

Knitting Club

October 8, 2022
10:00am - 12:00pm
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Interested in knitting or learning how to knit? Join us as you finish your current project, or simply bring yarn and needles and we will help you get started! The recommended yarn for beginners is "variegated worsted weight" and size 7 or 8 needles. ...

Peaceful Puzzles

October 9, 2022
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Main Area (Warr Acres)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Join us Sunday, 2 PM -- 5 PM, for an afternoon of solving puzzles! Bring the whole family, we have puzzles for all ages and abilities. In addition to jigsaw puzzles, we will have a variety of other brain teasers, such as crossword and Sudoku. If puzz...

Bethany StoryWalk®

All Day10/11 - 10/31
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Outdoors (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Join us for a StoryWalk® around Bethany Library. Enjoy nature and Bethany's walking trails as you read a story. The story changes every month so drop by to catch a different story. When you've reached the end, stop in the library to collect a craft k...

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. 

Fall Leaf Rubbings

All Day10/11 - 10/31
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Creation Station (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Autumn, a season full of falling leaves! Visit the creation station to learn how to identify types of leaves, why the trees change colors, and how to mix colors to create the new shades. Supplies provided throughout October to create a variety of a...

Disclaimer(s)

Be Advised:  This program may be photographed and/or videotaped for publicity purposes.

By Attending, you consent:  To the use of your voice and likeness in future publicity uses that contain content from this event. If you do not wish to be on camera, please let us know.

For more information visit our Photography & Video Disclaimer

Canning and Preserving Basics (Salsa-making Part 2)

October 12, 2022
11:00am - 12:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
This week Taylor Conner from the OSU Extension Office returns to provide tips and resources for how to safely can and preserve foods. If you are planning to attend our salsa-making program, this class will teach you the basic steps for canning your s...

Social Worker Assistance

October 12, 2022
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Onsite (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, 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 location...

Almonte Tech Help

October 12, 2022
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Event Description:
Learning new technology can be daunting, but it doesn't have to be overwhelming. Your Metropolitan Library System librarians are here to help ease your worries whether you're interested in setting up a new device, learning more about a software, wri...

Disclaimer(s)

Be Advised:  This program may be photographed and/or videotaped for publicity purposes.

By Attending, you consent:  To the use of your voice and likeness in future publicity uses that contain content from this event. If you do not wish to be on camera, please let us know.

For more information visit our Photography & Video Disclaimer

October Crafternoon

October 13, 2022
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
A Craft Afternoon to hang out, relax and let your creativity flow. October month we will be doing Spider Webs and pumpkin theme crafts. This is for all ages. From 4-6pm it is a come and go program while supplies last. ...

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.

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

Funfetti Edible Cookie Dough

October 13, 2022
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Come make edible cookie dough with us! Families will work as a group to make dough, so please register once per family....

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens. Accordingly, the Library will not be liable for such harm to any individual resulting from such allergens.

Tailored Titles Live Reading Recommendations

October 13, 2022
6:00pm - 7:00pm
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. ...

Family Art Night

October 13, 2022
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Del City)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
You’re never too young or too old to make art! Join us the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month for open-ended creation inspired by different artists and techniques. Children age six and younger should be accompanied by an adult. ...

Pet Food Pantry

October 14, 2022
11:30am - 12:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Outdoors (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community & Civics, Outdoor Program
Event Description:
The Pet Food Pantry of Oklahoma, Central Oklahoma's Food Bank for Pets, will bring their mobile food pantry to the Ralph Ellison parking lot to give away food for your dog or cat. Food available while supplies last. They plan to bring their van the s...

Social Worker Assistance

October 14, 2022
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Onsite (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, 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 location...