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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SO's Pen Pals

4/5 @ 10:00am
to
5/28 @ 4:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Description:
Adults, Teens, Kids! Hi There! Stuck at home? Feeling like an Alien? Here is the program for you: Write to a librarian! Become a SO's Pen Pal and a librarian will write to you and send you a cool piece of mail! Tell us a little about you o...

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. 

Story Sacks: Teen Book Bags

4/26 @ 8:00am
to
5/29 @ 5:00pm
Belle Isle Library
Registration
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
For any teen that loves books, or any teen that maybe needs a little help loving books, our Teen Book Bags are for you! Simply register and answer a few questions about yourself, and we'll select a book for you! We pick out a new book from 2020 th...

May the Fourth Be With You: Star Wars Lamp Take Home Kit

All Day4/30 - 5/16
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Light side or dark side? Make a Star Wars themed paper lamp. Request a kit at the circulation desk, when you call in your curbside pickup, or in the notes section of the app. ​​ ...

May the Force Be With You: Origami Yoda

All Day5/1 - 5/28
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Create your own Origami Yoda finger puppet so that the Force is always with you. Kits are available on a first come, first served basis while supplies last....

Early Childhood Take Home Kit: 123! Play with Me At Home!

All Day5/1 - 5/29
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Looking for fun and engaging ways to play with your little one at home? Our skilled Children’s Librarians have developed a special take home kit just for you! Our 123! Play with Me at Home! take home kits include 4 fun and engaging activities that...
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Looking for fun and engaging ways to play with your little one at home? Our skilled Children’s Librarians have developed a special take home kit just for you! Our 123! Play with Me at Home! take home kits include 4 fun and engaging activities that...
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Looking for fun and engaging ways to play with your little one at home? Our skilled Children’s Librarians have developed a special take home kit just for you! Our 123! Play with Me at Home! take home kits include 4 fun and engaging activities that...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration.

Early Childhood Take Home Kit: 123! Play with Me At Home!

All Day5/1 - 5/29
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
Looking for fun and engaging ways to play with your little one at home? Our skilled Children’s Librarians have developed a special take home kit just for you! Our 123! Play with Me at Home! take home kits include 4 fun and engaging activities that...

Take Home Kit- Make Your Own Candle

5/1 @ 8:00am
to
5/8 @ 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Candles can provide that added stress relief so many of us are in need of these days. Make your own, all-natural candle and forget about your worries. This kit includes beeswax, all- natural herbs and flowers for scent and decoration, along with wick...

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.

Take Home Kit: Superhero Costume!

5/1 @ 9:00am
to
5/10 @ 9:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Have you ever wanted to be a superhero? Stop by the Downtown Library to pick up supplies to create your own superhero costume. Participants will be ready to save the day with their very own superhero mask, cape, shield, bracelet, and pendant. ...

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.

Job Search Starter Kit

5/1 @ 9:00am
to
5/15 @ 9:00am
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Careers & Jobs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Are you searching for employment? Did you know there are many valuable resources provided by the Metropolitan Library System to assist in your job search? Yes! We want to help get you organized with a Job Search Starter Kit! This kit provides you...

Teen Book Box

5/1 @ 9:00am
to
5/15 @ 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Here at the Downtown Library, we’re always looking for fun ways to connect readers with our collection of books. Thus the idea of a library book “subscription” box, a connection between YOU the reader and US, your friendly neighborhood librarians. ...

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!

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!

Reading Encouragement Bag

All Day5/3 - 5/8
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Sometimes it's good to have some extra encouragement for reading. Sign up and receive a bag filled with things to give you a boost for your reading endeavors! The bag includes a mini book necklace you can take with you wherever you go, a set of bookm...

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!

Financial Fables

All Day5/3 - 5/9
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Business & Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Financial Fables are 'stories that combine reading, economics and personal finance into life lessons that feature "money morals". ' Kits will teach kids the importance of finances. Kits will include...

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!

Masquerade Kit

All Day5/3 - 5/9
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Prepare for a Masquerade Ball with this take home kit. Try your hand at mask making with this fun and easy craft!...

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!

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: Donuts with Grownups

All Day5/3 - 5/9
Belle Isle Library
Registration
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
If you have a special woman in your life (mom, aunt, sister, or friend!), this kit is for you! It contains several activities for the two of you to work on together, as well as some pre-packaged donuts to enjoy as a snack (please note potential aller...

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.

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration.

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.

TEEN TAKE HOME KIT: DRY ERASE PHOTO FRAME

All Day5/3 - 5/10
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Create a your own dry erase photo frame! These kits will include everything that you need to create one frame. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Create your own sand art optical illusion! Each kit will include directions and everything you need to make one colorful masterpiece....

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.

Early Childhood Take Home Kit : Flower Garden

All Day5/3 - 5/16
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 your own flowers using different materials. While supplies last via curbside service. ...