ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Ralph Ellison Library is providing curbside services only until further notice. Watch our website for updates about Ralph Ellison’s reopening.

NOTICE:

All Metro Library locations are in the "Grab & Go" stage. In this stage, customers can come into a library to use a computer, print/copy/fax/scan, and briefly browse the shelves. Masks are required. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

Let's Make Something: DIY Lanyards for Face Masks

9/23 @ 9:00am
to
10/5 @ 10:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Enjoy art and DIY craft activities from home with these prepared activity kits! Supplies are limited. Please call ahead to request a craft kit, then pick it up curbside along with your library materials. This craft is DIY Lanyards for Face Masks. Mak...

Activity Kit: Johnny Appleseed

All Day9/28 - 10/4
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community & Civics, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Did you know Johnny Appleseed was a real person, not just a legend? Celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day by cutting, attaching, and drawing to make his face on a paper plate. Paper supplies are all provided. Supplies are limited though, so get yours today....

Activity Kit: Yarn Butterflies

All Day9/28 - 10/4
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Take and make a yarn butterfly! Kits include everything needed to make your own yarn butterfly with instructions included.  Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability.  ...

The Magic Tree House Book Adventures Club

September 28, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs, Books & Reading, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us each month as we read and explore the Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne. On the second and fourth Monday of the month, we'll journey with Jack and Annie to an exciting new place and time. The doorway to adventure is in your own bac...

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!

Virtual Rocket Readers

September 28, 2020
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Help improve your child's reading skills with one-on-one reading help for kids ages 5-12! Students will be paired with trained volunteers for 30 minute sessions via Zoom to work on reading and comprehension skills. This event is an online event...

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.

Let's Make Something

September 30, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Enjoy art and DIY craft activities from home with these prepared activity kits! Supplies are limited. Please call ahead to request a craft kit, then pick it up curbside along with your library materials. Kits must be picked up Wednesday through Frida...

Budding Naturalists

September 30, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Ready to get outside and explore the world around you? Join us for a 4-week series where we'll teach you the basics of being a naturalist - someone who studies plants and animals. We'll meet weekly on Zoom to discuss each week's activities, and then ...

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!

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.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Cuban Rumba dance

September 30, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with dance! The second in a series of three videos, instructor Heather Burns will tell us about Cuban Rumba...plus show us a few moves so we can dance along. Premiering on Facebook Live. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs, Books & Reading, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Read along with us each month as we explore the Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne. Every month we'll journey with Jack and Annie to an exciting new place and time. The doorway to adventure is in your own backyard! This list is for 2nd-4...

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!

Paranormal Storytime: Aliens

October 1, 2020
9:00am - 9:30am
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs, Storytimes
Event Description:
Please join us for a paranormal storytime all about ALIENS!...

Owl Pal: Grab N Go Kit

10/1 @ 9:00am
to
10/16 @ 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Who Loves to Read? Create an Owl Pal to read along with you! Kits include paper cutouts to make your own Owl Pal. You just add the glue. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability. Come in to pick it up o...

Children Reading to Dogs

October 1, 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: 8
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.

Activity Kit: Tissue Paper Snails

All Day10/5 - 10/11
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:

Let your imagination soar at this special arts and crafts program made for little hands! Professional librarians will provide you with all the resources you need to spread your artistic wings. Children will have the opportunity to practice building motor skills, following directions, socializing with others, and more!

Kits include everything needed to make your craft with instructions included.  Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability.  ...

K-5th Take Home Kits

All Day10/5 - 10/11
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
This take home kit is designed for children grades K-5 to explore and create. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability! ...

Take Home Kit: Create a Monster!

All Day10/5 - 10/12
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Help develop fine motor skills and learn shapes by creating a monster! Participants will use scissors and glue to piece together a monster out of paper. Supplies included. ...

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!

Elementary Take Home Kit : Bonaparte Falls Apart!

All Day10/5 - 10/18
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Learn about acute, right, and obtuse angles doing this fun craft! Pairs with the book, Bonaparte Falls Apart by Margery Cuyler. We are unable to hold take home kits, but you are more than welcome to call ahead to check availability. While supplies la...

Del City Robotics Club

October 5, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Join us for a six week session of Robotics, Coding, and Fun! Meetings will be held once weekly on Mondays beginning October 5th to discuss our projects and document our progress. We will supply the robots via curbside pickup, and no prior coding exp...

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 Rocket Readers

October 5, 2020
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Help improve your child's reading skills with one-on-one reading help for kids ages 5-12! Students will be paired with trained volunteers for 30 minute sessions via Zoom to work on reading and comprehension skills. This event is an online event...

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.

Make Your Own Papel Picado Kit

All Day10/6 - 10/10
Wright Library
Library Branch: Wright Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Wright)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month as a family by making your own papel picado. Papel picado is a decorative folk art technique made by cutting elaborate designs into sheets of tissue paper. These colorful designs are strung to flutter in the...

Creepy Crawly Crafts

10/6 @ 12:00pm
to
10/20 @ 6:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
On the floor, ground, or wall, these creepy bugs can make your skin crawl! Pick up a Creepy Crawly Crafts kit at the library between October 6-20th for some cooky Fall fun. For kids ages 5-12. If you would like to pick up your kit at another l...

Read & Stream Virtual Teen Book Club: The Baby-Sitters Club series

October 6, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
BSC Fans Unite! Join us for a virtual book club discussion about The Baby-Sitters Club series by Ann M. Martin. The ebooks and audiobooks are available for download through Overdrive/Libby: https://metrolibrary.overdrive.com/search?query=Baby-Sitter...

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.

Toddler Playtime

All Day
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Playing is learning in young children. It not only aids in brain development but it also sparks creative thinking. Register for an early childhood play kit and use the items included to talk and play together with your toddler. Registration is limite...

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. 

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!

Oddities & Curiosities in October: Button Bracelets

10/7 @ 9:00am
to
10/10 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Description:
Work on your little ones motor skill development with this lacing activity. Each kit will contain a pipe cleaner and several buttons. Littles will be able to thread the pipe cleaner with buttons to make their own bracelet. In addition to the brace...

Oddities & Curiosities in October: Forky® and Friends

10/7 @ 9:00am
to
10/10 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Offsite (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Description:
Forky is lonely when Bonnie brings him to school, and he needs a friend! Can you help him? Join us for this hybrid program with a video + a take home kit. We'll post a link to a story about Forky for you to watch. Then you'll receive TWO pre-packag...

Hispanic Heritage Month: Conga Dance Class

October 7, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with dance! The first in a series of three videos, instructor Heather Burns will tell us about Conga dance and teach us the moves so we can dance along. Premiering on Facebook Live. ...

Take Home Kit: Astrology Bracelet!

All Day10/8 - 10/14
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Interested in astrology? Want to know your horoscope? Tell us your birthday and stop by the Downtown Library to pick up an astrology bracelet take home kit. Instructions and supplies included. ...

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!

Children Reading to Dogs

October 8, 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: 8
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.