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Bethany StoryWalk®

All Day11/27 - 12/23
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. 

Movie Bonus Bag

11/27 @ 9:00am
to
12/23 @ 6:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Film & Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 37
Event Description:
Let’s talk about movies. This is for all ages. Register now for a Movie Bonus Bag. Let me know what kind of movies you like to see and for what age group. I am a little of a movie nerd and love to help customers find movies. Once you sign-up I wi...

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!

Teen Book Box

11/28 @ 1:00pm
to
12/11 @ 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: 5
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!

Holiday Budget and Spending Kit

All Day11/29 - 12/5
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Finance, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
The holiday season can be the most expensive (and stressful) time of the year. With thoughtful planning and a good budget, you can find ways to make holiday spending work for you. Use the tips and tools included in this kit to enjoy the season withou...

Pre-K Kit: Math Explorers 4

All Day11/29 - 12/5
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Did you know there is so much more to understanding math concepts that learning to count? In this series of take home kits, we will include different manipulatives to use in developing a variety of skills for future math whizzes. This week's kit will...

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.

Elementary Take Home Kit: Borax Crystals

All Day11/29 - 12/12
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
This program is designed for children ages 6-12. Become a chemist with this real-life chemistry experiment. Grow your own crystals with borax and other household items! This activity is designed to do with your child, as they should not be left unsup...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Pinecone Bird Feeder Take Home Kit

11/29 @ 9:00am
to
12/5 @ 5:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Create a natural food source for birds in the winter. Supplies include everything needed to create a pine cone bird feeder except peanut butter (or nut butter alternative.) No registration necessary. Kits available starting Monday until kits are ...

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.

The Booknerds: YA Book Boxes - SPACE

11/29 @ 9:00am
to
12/6 @ 6:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Sign up for your own personalized book box, filled with some great new YA reads selected just for YOU. You'll receive 2 new YA books (published in the last 1 to 1.5 years) checked out to your library card along with some fabulous fun treats. When 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 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 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: Holiday Papercrafts

11/29 @ 9:00am
to
12/12 @ 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Winter is almost here - and that means the holidays are coming! Get ready for the winter holidays with these fun and easy papercraft activities. When you're finished, use them to decorate your home and brighten up your celebrations! Kits include p...

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.

Holiday on the Hill Ornament Kit

11/29 @ 12:00pm
to
12/8 @ 1:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community & Civics, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Holiday on the Hill is back! Come celebrate with the Historic Capitol Hill community.  Pick up an Ornament Kit at Capitol Hill to take home and decorate two ornaments.  Keep one for your tree and bring one back to decorate the Historic Capi...

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.

Adult Kit: Gnome for the Holidays

All Day12/1 - 12/8
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Bring luck to your home with a 'mini' hanging holiday Gnome. This theme has been around for years but originated somewhere in the late 18th and 19th centuries. Gnomes were believed to provide protection and often brought good luck to those who displ...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration (if required).

Christmas Card Grab Bags

All Day12/1 - 12/8
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Get into the spirit of giving this season with a Christmas Card Grab Bag from Warr Acres! Each kit contains a medley of materials to create cards for family and friends, or you can give to one of the addresses provided in the kit to cheer a nursing h...

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!

Teen Gift Book Bags

All Day12/1 - 12/22
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
To celebrate the Holiday season, we've handpicked books of a specific genre (fantasy, realistic fiction, romance, etc.) and put it in one of our bags with some fun bookish goodies. You get to keep everything, including the books for your personal lib...

DIY Fleece Hand Warmers (TAKE HOME KIT)

12/1 @ 9:00am
to
12/4 @ 4:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Make DIY fleece hand warmers either for yourself or for a gift. ...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration (if required).

Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Reserve your copy of The Gingerbread Man by Eric Kimmel or click on the green rectangle on the right side of the registration page to read-along with it in Hoopla Digital, then disguise the Gingerbread Man so he won't be eaten! Bring your costumed c...

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.

Can You Survive the Winter? STEM

12/1 @ 9:00am
to
12/15 @ 9:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Do you ever wonder why bears sleep almost all winter and geese fly south? Why squirrels store acorns and rabbits change colors? We turn up the heat and wear our coats, but how do different animals survive when winter comes? Join us as we explore sur...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration (if required).

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

Eco-Friendly Holiday craft Kit: Turn a card into a special custom made gift box

12/1 @ 9:00am
to
12/15 @ 9:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Repurpose beautiful greeting cards and turn them into unique gift boxes. Create a beautiful one of a kind gift box that is the perfect size to hold a small gift or jewelry. Need a bow for your special box? Use strips of upcycled wrapping paper, compl...

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!

Kitchen Herb Garden Take-Home Kit

12/1 @ 9:00am
to
12/20 @ 8:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
With the winter months here, there aren’t as many opportunities for outdoor gardening. Keep in touch with your green thumb with a mini garden you can keep in your kitchen! Each take-home kit includes a seed packet, a plant marker, a mini terracotta p...

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.

Make It Together: Seasonal Scented Sachets

12/1 @ 9:00am
to
12/23 @ 9:00pm
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, 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 holds 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 builds trust and literacy. Smell is one o...

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 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.

Pre-K Storytime

December 1, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Zoom (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Description:
Gather up the little ones for some storytime fun and enjoy our once a month online time together. Come join us in Zoom-land for a monthly themed get together with a skilled library staff member. ...

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.

Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL)

December 1, 2021
10:00am - 11:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 463
Event Description:
Seniors stay active and independent! SAIL is designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and improve activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support and class can be modified depending on fitness lev...

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.

SO's Pen Pals

12/1 @ 10:00am
to
12/23 @ 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: 35
Event Description:
Adults, Teens, Kids! Hi There! My name is Jessica! Feeling bored or excited about somehting? Have a birthday coming up? Or you can just tell me about your day. Either way, this Pen Pal program is for you! Become a SO's Pen Pal and I will wr...

English as a Second Language Classes - Beginner (ESL 4)

December 1, 2021
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Zoom (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Event Description:
Improve your English in this class made possible by Community Literacy Centers. This beginner level class meets every Monday and Wednesday from 2:00-4:00pm.  English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are designed to ...

Teen Movie Club

December 1, 2021
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 2 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Film & Movies
Event Description:
Looking for something fun to do after school? Do you like movies? Join our Teen Movie Club! Movies will be shown every Wednesday at 4 PM. Snacks will be provided, and movie suggestions are always welcome! ...