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.

Upcoming Events

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Bethany StoryWalk®

All Day10/1 - 10/31
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Outside (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 craf...

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. 

Paranormal Ornaments

10/1 @ 9:00am
to
10/31 @ 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Register for your own Paranormal Salt Dough Ornament! Kit will include ornament, paint and paintbrush for decorating your ornament....

Paranormal Writing Contest!

10/1 @ 9:00am
to
10/31 @ 9:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Writing
Event Description:
Interested in the paranormal? Do you like to create stories? Please participate in the Downtown Library's Paranormal Writing Contest! The contest is open to everyone and will have 3 age groups for submissions. Prizes will be awarded for each age g...

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. 

Geocaching

10/11 @ 9:00am
to
11/8 @ 5:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Outdoors (Choctaw)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Calling all geocachers (and scavenger hunt enthusiasts)! The Community Libraries have hidden caches all over eastern Oklahoma County. Explore the communities of Choctaw, Harrah, Jones, Luther, and Nicoma Park while hunting for the caches. Stop by you...

Classic Horror Film Challenge

All Day10/18 - 10/31
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Film & Movies
Event Description:
Are you a horror fan? How well do you know your horror films? Take a stab at our Classic Horror Film Challenge! On our horror book display are 25 numbered movie stills (screenshots) that correspond to a classic horror film. On a sheet of paper availa...

Take and Make a Mini Ghost Piñata

10/19 @ 9:30am
to
10/23 @ 4:30pm
Wright Library
Registration
Library Branch: Wright Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Wright)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
It's time to get spooooooky! Get the family together to make a Mini Ghost Piñata. This Take Home kit will contain the instructions and materials needed to make a small piñata to liven (or deaden) up the Halloween season....

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.

TED Talk Discussion: Terrify and Teach

October 20, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Zoom (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Pick your poison: Blood hungry vampires. Zombies on a mission for your tasty brain. Creepy crawlies. No matter your (fictional or real) fright of choice, TED-Ed has a lesson for all of your Halloween needs. So pick out your favorite candy (more on 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.

Friday Night Movies

All Day
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Film & Movies
Event Description:
Check out any 3 DVD’s during Fridays in October and get a goodie bag. Supplies are limited and may vary. The library has a broad selection of movies for all ages and all areas of interest. 1 goodie bag 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.

Take Home Kit: Glitter Cob Web!

All Day10/23 - 10/31
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Glitter, glitter everywhere! Who doesn't love shiny, sparkly glitter?! Stop by the Downtown Library to pick up a Glitter Cobweb Take Home Kit. Participants will use glue and glitter to create beautiful cobwebs. All supplies included. ...

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.

Edmond Pride

October 23, 2021
11:00am - 5:00pm
Edmond Library
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Offsite - Adult (Edmond)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Outdoor Program
Event Description:
Please join us as we celebrate the fourth Edmond Pride festival. Presented by Rightfully Proud, Edmond. The Edmond Library will have free Take Home Kits for attendees. ...

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. 

Paranormal Fest: Mysterious Monday

October 25, 2021
9:00am - 9:30am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Bigfoots, and black cats, and cryptids, Oh my! Join us as we talk about some of the mysterious creatures throughout Oklahoma, that are said to go bump in the night! Can't make it? No worries, this video will be archived on Facebook and can be vie...

Haunted House

October 25, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Patio (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...

Paranormal Fest: Terrifying Tuesday

October 26, 2021
9:00am - 9:30am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
It's spooky season so what better time than now to tell some ghost stories. Join us as we talk about some local haunted legends from across the state! Can't make it? No worries, this video will be archived on Facebook and can be viewed anytime on...

Family Kit: Haunt the Library

All Day10/27 - 10/31
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
All ages are welcome to grab a Halloween take home kit to celebrate the holiday! Each kit will include a few activities to do at home to get you ready for the spooky weekend! Feel free to dress for the occasion when you pick your kit up. Call ahead ...

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.

Paranormal Fest: Witchy Wednesday

October 27, 2021
9:00am - 9:30am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Are you feeling witchy? Join us as we talk about local legends of witches and magic gone wrong! Can't make it? No worries, this video will be archived on Facebook and can be viewed anytime on our Paranormal Fest webpage. This event is part of...

Paranormal Fest: True Crime Thursday

October 28, 2021
9:00am - 9:30am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Real life can be scarier than fiction. Join us as we talk about the true stories that prove that sometimes, the monsters are human. Can't make it? No worries, this video will be archived on Facebook and can be viewed anytime on our Paranormal Fes...

Tailored Titles Live Reading Recommendations

October 28, 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. ...

Friday Night Movies

All Day
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Film & Movies
Event Description:
Check out any 3 DVD’s during Fridays in October and get a goodie bag. Supplies are limited and may vary. The library has a broad selection of movies for all ages and all areas of interest. 1 goodie bag 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.

Paranormal Fest: Frightening Friday

October 29, 2021
9:00am - 9:30am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Are you afraid of ghosts? Do you enjoy being scared? Join us as we talk about some of the most haunted buildings in Oklahoma, where you might be able to have your own brush with the paranormal. This event is part of Paranormal Fest. Make sure to c...

Paranormal Fest: Supernatural Saturday

October 30, 2021
9:00am - 9:30am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Have you ever seen something that you couldn't explain? Have you heard a disembodied voice or seen something unrecognizable in the night sky? Join us as we talk about some of the craziest supernatural occurrences from across Oklahoma. Can't make i...

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. 

Outdoor: Mad Scientist Halloween Program

October 30, 2021
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Outdoors (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Outdoor Program, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
The mad scientists are joining the library for some Halloween fun. We will have Halloween Art activities first and then science experiements demonstrations. Register today and let's discover the wonderful world of Halloween science together on Octo...

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. 

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

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

Paranormal Fest: Strange Sunday

October 31, 2021
9:00am - 9:30am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Sometimes, stories based in reality, are so strange as to seem supernatural. Join us as we talk about some real-life stories that seem too weird to believe. Can't make it? No worries, this video will be archived on Facebook and can be viewed anyt...