LIBRARY CLOSURES:
The Belle Isle Library is closed and will reopen at its temporary location (3621 NW Expressway) in mid-August. Please watch this page for updates.
NOTICE:
To better protect our customers and staff, all Metro libraries are only offering Curbside and online services. Visit this page for more information.  

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

Summer Reading Prize Pickup

All Day8/1 - 8/31
All Locations
Library Branch: All Locations
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
There is still time left to log your Summer Reading points!  Earn 600 points and receive the following: $6 Fine Waiver 600 Point Online Badge Online Completion Certificate 2 Books of your selected reading level* or a Metro ...

Spin with STEM kit pickup

8/3 @ 12:00am
to
8/14 @ 11:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
Planets, helicopters, and tops! Have you ever wondered about why things spin? Check out these kits and enjoy crafts and activities all about spinning! Please state which Community Library (Choctaw, Harrah, Jones, Luther, or Nicoma Park) that you ...

Dungeons & Dragons Take and Make Kits

All Day8/9 - 8/15
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Del City)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
This kit includes all of the resources you'll need for getting started with Dungeons & Dragons, including a dice set, character creation information, and book and online resources on how to play the game. Pick up materials using the Del City Library ...

ART in August: Origami Lucky Stars

8/12 @ 9:00am
to
8/15 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Offsite (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Learn about the Japanese tradition of origami lucky stars and make your own to give as gifts or keep! Kits are one per FAMILY (teens ages 12-18) and can be picked up at Northwest Library from Wednesday August 12 - Saturday August 15 during curbside p...

Art In August: Stress Less

8/12 @ 9:00am
to
8/15 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Stressed? Frazzled? Need a break? Pick up a "Stress Less" kit to enjoy the following: DIY Stress Balls, DIY Slime, Kinetic Sand, and Adult Coloring Sheets. Kits are one per FAMILY and can be picked up at Northwest Library from Wednesday August 12...

Online D&D

August 12, 2020
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Harrah Library
Library Branch: Harrah Library
Room: Zoom (Harrah)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Have you ever wanted to join up with a group to go on quests and solve the problems of world not your own? Join us Wednesdays as we explore new worlds, fight ferocious beasts, and complete quests for treasure, glory, and more! This program is open to...

Music with Ginger Online Program

August 13, 2020
10:00am - 10:15am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Offsite (The Village)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 32
Event Description:
Have you missed Music with Ginger? Miss Ginger will be providing our “normal” Musictime via private link! To participate and receive information about the program, you MUST register before the deadline of Friday August 14th at 9:00am! On Friday a...

Remote Teen Table Top Time

August 13, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Dice, character sheets, and miniatures: join us as we role-play! Ages 11-18....

Full STEAM Ahead Online + Take Home Kit

August 13, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Zoom (The Village)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Full STEAM ahead! Come explore in an interactive setting that will challenge your creativity and reasoning through Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Each session will present its' own set of challenges. This is a recurring event and ta...

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.

Children Reading to Dogs

August 13, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Want to be a more confident reader? Build "pawsitive" self-esteem and improve your reading skills while reading aloud to certified therapy dogs.   This program is a hybrid of our traditional Children Reading to Dogs program.  We wil...

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. 

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 on Facebook

August 13, 2020
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! ...

Tailored Titles on Instagram

August 13, 2020
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! ...

Tailored Titles on Twitter

August 13, 2020
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! ...

Chess Club Online

August 14, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Zoom (The Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
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.

This event is an online event through chess.com. Registration is required to receive the invitation to the online club and weekly live tournaments. ...

Between the Covers Book Club - ZOOM Edition!

August 15, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 102
Event Description:
  Register and join our Between the Covers Book Club (Zoom Edition). We will meet each month on the third Saturday from 3:00 p.m.  to 4:00 p.m.  Once registered, we will send you the current month's Scavenger Hunt and Zoom link to j...

Embroidery Take and Make Kits

All Day8/16 - 8/22
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: All-Purpose Room A (Del City)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
This kit includes everything you will need to complete a small embroidery project, and is for available for all ages. Pick up materials using the Del City Library curbside service....

Fold with Me Kit Pickup

All Day8/16 - 8/25
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 37
Event Description:
Join us online and learn how to fold beautiful origami - cranes are just the beginning! We'll also read and discuss the first chapter of Sadako and the Thousand Paper Cranes by Eleanor Coerr, which is available on Hoopla, Overdrive, and as a physical...

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.

Sundays Together Online

August 16, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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...

PLANT SEEDS TOGETHER!

August 16, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Join us online for an amateur seed planting adventure! We will be demonstrating and sharing together small container planting of various seeds. We will meet online (ZOOM) once a month to share with each other about how our plants are doing. If you ar...

Tai Chi for Better Balance

August 17, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Let’s get stronger, together! Evidence suggests that Tai Chi is an effective means of improving balance, strengthening muscles, and building confidence to prevent falls. Tai Chi is a low-impact dance-like exercise that can be performed almost anywher...

Remote Teen Book Club

August 17, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies, Film & Movies
Event Description:
Are you a book-a-holic? If so, then look no further! Come meet new friends, read new books, and enjoy thought-provoking, teen-led discussions at your neighborhood library. This book club was created with homeschooled teens in mind, but all teens a...

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.

Virtual Coloring and Cookies

August 17, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Coloring is not just for kids anymore. Join other adults online, experience the relaxation and stress reduction that comes with coloring your own masterpiece! Registration is required. Once registered, you will receive a notice where to pick up ...

Get Cooking: Water Bath Canning 101

August 18, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 450
Event Description:
Did you start a garden this spring? Stocking up on fresh fruit and vegetables this summer? Learn how to make them last a little longer! OSU Extension Specialist Taylor Conner will show you how to can and preserve your garden’s bounty! This program i...

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.

ART in August: Glitter Jar

8/19 @ 5:00am
to
8/22 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Offsite (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Description:
Feeling a bit Inside Out as you had back to school during a pandemic? This kit features 5 Fun Mindfulness Activities for Children. What is Mindfulness? It is a practice where you use the five senses to engage physically and non-judgmentally with the ...

Art in August: Mondrian Suncatchers

8/19 @ 9:00am
to
8/22 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Description:
Continue learning about famous artists with a suncatcher in the style of Piet Mondrian. Mondrian is known for his work with vertical black lines, white space, and primary colors. This activity makes a great learning activity for the littlest ones i...

Comic Book Chat: Zoom Edition

August 19, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Find yourself missing the DC Graphic Novel Book Club? Just because we're physically distanced doesn't mean we can't be social! Join us on Zoom for a chat about all things comic books. What are you reading? What are you looking forward to? Who is the ...

Remote Teen Table Top Time

August 20, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Dice, character sheets, and miniatures: join us as we role-play! Ages 11-18....