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.

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Bethany StoryWalk®

All Day4/6 - 5/29
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. 

Take Home Kit - Geek Con Comic Book

5/1 @ 9:00am
to
5/29 @ 8:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Create your own Geek Con Comic Book at the Downtown Library. No registration required but supplies are limited. Stop by today!...

Make it Together: Floating Soap Boats

5/1 @ 1:00pm
to
5/28 @ 2:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Science & STEAM, 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)

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.

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

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!

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.

Take Home Kit - Paper Hyacinth Flowers

5/3 @ 9:00am
to
5/9 @ 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Want the beauty of fresh cut flowers without the maintenance? We've got you covered. Pick up a kit from the Downtown library to create your own paper hyacinth flower bouquet. All supplies will be provided to create three flowers of different colors!...

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!

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.

Tailored Titles Live Reading Recommendations

May 6, 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. ...

GeekCon D&D Saturday: Intro to Dungeons & Dragons!

May 8, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
The Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game is about storytelling in worlds of swords and sorcery. Like games of make-believe, D&D is driven by imagination. It’s about picturing a crumbling castle in a darkening forest and imagining how a fantasy adventu...

Sundays Together Online

May 9, 2021
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Join us as we create imaginary worlds, learn new art techniques, find inspiration in books, and connect with the world around us. Sundays together is an art weekly program for the whole family to enjoy. Join us on Facebook Live as we s...

Cherry Blossom Art Take Home Kit

May 10, 2021
9:00am - 6:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Celebrate Asia and Pacific Islander Month with Cherry Blossom Art. No virtual component. Two kits per household please....

DIY Thank You Cards (Marvelous May)

5/12 @ 9:00am
to
5/15 @ 4:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Make "Thank You" cards to send to everyday superheroes. Teachers, nurses, postal workers, service workers - they could all use a bit of encouragement and acknowledgement of their hard work. All ages will enjoy this kit as it includes card making supp...
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
We are recognizing Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage month with a cultural spotlight on two craft traditions from Tahiti and Indonesia.  Tifaifai is a quilt style originating from the island of Tahiti in which cotton fabric is appliqued with e...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

GeekCon @ Home: Diversity in Comics

May 12, 2021
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Author Events, Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
What does diversity mean in today's comic books? In this GeekCon @ Home panel, Oklahoma comic creators, Natasha Alterici (best known for the hit queer Viking fantasy "Heathen"), Jerry Bennett (Illustrator, currently drawing "Glamorella's Daughter")...

Sketch Savvy: Creatures

May 12, 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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Description:
Join in the fun as we learn to draw a few different woodland animals. We use only pencil and paper and guide in a way artists at every level can understand....

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.

GeekCon D&D Saturday: Create a 1st Level Character

May 15, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Description:
The Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game is about storytelling in worlds of swords and sorcery. Like games of make-believe, D&D is driven by imagination. It’s about picturing a crumbling castle in a darkening forest and imagining how a fantasy adventu...

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!

Sundays Together Online

May 16, 2021
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Join us as we create imaginary worlds, learn new art techniques, find inspiration in books, and connect with the world around us. Sundays together is an art weekly program for the whole family to enjoy. Join us on Facebook Live as we s...

GeekCon @ Home: Take One Improv

May 16, 2021
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Do you like games? Do you like improv? Do you like to laugh? If you answered "yes" to all three then join Take One Improv at GeekCon @ Home for a virtual performance of hilarious proportions! ...

Tailored Titles Live Reading Recommendations

May 18, 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. ...

GeekCon D&D Saturday: Decorations & Terrain

All Day5/22 - 5/29
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
With cheap and upcycled craft materials, easy to follow instructions, and further suggested resources, this kit will provide everything you need to get started in the world of DIY tabletop terrain. There will be enough materials in the kit to make tw...

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!

GeekCon D&D Saturday: Mini-Figure Painting

May 22, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
The Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game is about storytelling in worlds of swords and sorcery. Like games of make-believe, D&D is driven by imagination. It’s about picturing a crumbling castle in a darkening forest and imagining how a fantasy adventu...

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!

Sundays Together Online

May 23, 2021
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Join us as we create imaginary worlds, learn new art techniques, find inspiration in books, and connect with the world around us. Sundays together is an art weekly program for the whole family to enjoy. Join us on Facebook Live as we s...

GeekCon @ Home: Oklahoma Comic Creators

May 23, 2021
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Author Events, Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Comics created by Oklahoma artists are varied and unique. In today's GeekCon @ Home discussion session, a panel of Oklahoma comic creators discuss what the are working on and what the future holds for independent comic creators in Oklahoma. Panelis...

OKC Mobile Market

May 29, 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. ...