LIBRARY LOCATION ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Due to construction, the Southern Oaks Library is providing curbside services only until further notice.

NOTICE:

All Metro Library locations are in the “Curbside Plus” stage. In this stage, ready holds will be delivered curbside. Customers can come into a library to use a computer or to print/copy/fax/scan. Masks are required.  Click here for more information.

All libraries will close at 5pm on Wednesday, Nov. 25 and will remain closed through Friday, Nov. 27. We will reopen on Saturday, Nov. 28.

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

PreK-5th Take Home Kit: Native Illustration Project

All Day11/30 - 12/6
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading
Event Description:
This take home kit is designed for children ages 3 and up to explore Native American illustrator Julie Flett and create with their parents. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability! ...

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.

Early Childhood Take Home Kit : Snow Process Art

All Day11/30 - 12/13
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
This program is designed for parents and children ages 2-5 to do together. Explore cold and wintery colors using a variety of materials. While supplies last. Check back every two weeks for a new kit!...

Holly Jolly Holidays

12/1 @ 12:00am
to
12/23 @ 6:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Have you ever wondered how the rest of the world celebrates their winter holidays? Well, sign up for the Holly Jolly Holidays Passport and travel the world and discover how Mexico, Germany, Japan, and Italy celebrate their winter holidays and how you...

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 registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

Indigenous Storytime

December 1, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for a very special Indigenous storytime at your library online! This storytime will be on Facebook Live on the first Tuesday of every month. Join local Indigenous Aunties and Uncles as they share beautiful books and stories created ...

Truck Ornament Craft (Decorate in December)

12/2 @ 9:00am
to
12/5 @ 4:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Description:
Even though the holiday season may look different this year there are still plenty of ways to make family memories. In this kit you will find materials to make a truck picture frame ornament/decoration. Also included will be recipes of winter foods...

PreK-5 Take Home Kits

All Day12/7 - 12/13
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading
Event Description:
This kit is designed for children ages 3-10 to explore and create with their parents. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability! ...

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.

December Take and Make Craft for Ages 2-5

12/7 @ 9:00am
to
12/12 @ 5:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Description:
Let your imagination soar with this special arts and crafts take home program made for little hands! We will provide the materials and ideas, while your little one provides the creativity and personality. December's kit will be Yarn-Wrapped and Jew...

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 registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

Virtual Preschool Storytime

December 7, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Join us for a virtual storytime with your local neighborhood librarians! Connect virtually with other children and caregivers as we enjoy songs, stories, rhymes, fingerplays, and more! This storytime is intended for ages 3-5. Please register only on...

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.

Take Home Tuesday : Early Childhood

December 8, 2020
9:00am - 9:15am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Online + Curbside (The Village)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Enjoy science, art, and literacy activities from home with these prepared activity kits! In December, preschoolers will receive Cinnamon Spice Playdough! Supplies are limited. Please register to reserve your kit, then pick it up curbside or inside t...

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.

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

Online Storytime

December 8, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your library online on most Tuesdays. Sign up to receive a link for the storytime which you can view anytime during that week. Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the magic of stories and share inv...

Family Storytime

December 8, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Description:

Join us for a storytime at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and show parents and caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others while enjoying stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more!

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.

Music with Ginger Online Program

December 10, 2020
10:00am - 10:15am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Online (The Village)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
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 Wednesday December 9! On Thursday Decembe...

Take Home Kit: Cotton Swab Painting

12/13 @ 9:00am
to
12/23 @ 8:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Stop by the Downtown Library to pick up a Cotton Swab Painting kit. Kiddos will use cotton swabs, paper cut-outs, and paint to create a winter scene. Using cotton swabs to paint is a fun and easy way to help develop a child's fine motor movements...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

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

Pre-K Take Home Kit: Jingle Bells

All Day12/14 - 12/20
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Celebrate the holiday spirit with your preschooler! Create a bell and spread some cheer with a holiday song. Kits are first come, first serve. All supplies are included. Feel free to call ahead for availability. ...

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.

Early Childhood Take Home Kit : Make a Card

All Day12/14 - 12/23
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
This program is designed for parents and children ages 2-5 to do together. Make a holiday card for a loved one using a variety of materials. While supplies last. ...

Toddler Aerobics

December 14, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Zoom (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Join us for some dancing and movement activities. You will receive an email with a link that will allow you to join the program via Zoom. For kids ages 2-5. ...

Online Storytime

December 15, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your library online on most Tuesdays. Sign up to receive a link for the storytime which you can view anytime during that week. Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the magic of stories and share inv...

Holiday Shoppe Express

All Day12/21 - 12/23
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Family Programs
Event Description:
Boys and girls get ready for the holiday season by registering for our Holiday Shoppe Express! No money? No problem! All items in our shoppe will be of no cost. Staff will shop for gifts based on answers to questions given to registrants. Participant...

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 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.

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

Online Storytime

December 22, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your library online on most Tuesdays. Sign up to receive a link for the storytime which you can view anytime during that week. Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the magic of stories and share inv...

Family Storytime

December 22, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Description:

Join us for a storytime at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and show parents and caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others while enjoying stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more!

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.

Noon Year: Noise Maker Take Home Kit

12/26 @ 9:00am
to
12/31 @ 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Celebrate the start of the New Year with us as we carry on a Downtown Library tradition of Happy Noon Years! Happy Noon years is for all the kids (and adults) that can't make it till midnight, thus celebrating at noon instead! This year we will celeb...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

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

PreK-5th Take Home Kit: Minute-To-Win-It Family Fun NYE Party

12/28 @ 9:00am
to
12/31 @ 6:00pm
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Family Programs, Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Pick up a kit to make your family's New Year's Eve one to remember! We will include Minute-To-Win-It kits that include supplies for a variety of fun challenges for your family. Each kit will include enough supplies for two groups of two, but are ada...

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.

Preschool Activities

December 28, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Zoom (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Join us for a story, craft, and early literacy activity. Come by the library before the program to pick up a craft kit. After you sign up, you will receive an email with a link that will allow you to join the program via Zoom. For kids ages 2-5. ...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

Online Storytime

December 29, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your library online on most Tuesdays. Sign up to receive a link for the storytime which you can view anytime during that week. Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the magic of stories and share inv...

Pre-K Take home Kits: Inspired by Kid Lit

All Day1/4 - 1/10
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading
Event Description:
Be inspired! We think children's books are just about the best, and we have put together some activities that inspired by some of our favorite titles. Each week's activity will include a link to an e-book in our collection so that you can read along ...

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.

Indigenous Storytime

January 5, 2021
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for a very special Indigenous storytime at your library online! This storytime will be on Facebook Live on the first Tuesday of every month. Join local Indigenous Aunties and Uncles as they share beautiful books and stories created ...

The Joy of Yoda (Joy in January)

1/6 @ 9:00am
to
1/9 @ 4:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Help even the littlest members of your family experience the Joy of Star Wars with a fun and educational Yoda craft. The Yoda craft will use pre cut shapes to assemble the Jedi Master. This activity is perfect for littles who are still working on m...