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NOTICE:

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Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

Whirling Pinwheels

9/10 @ 9:00am
to
9/25 @ 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Ask about our Whirling Pinwheel Grab n Go Kit. Kits include everything needed to make your own whirling pinwheel. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability. Come in to pick it up or ask for it at curbsid...

K-5th Take Home Kit: Tangrams

All Day9/21 - 9/27
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
There are countless different shapes that can be created using the seven Tangram tiles- what will you make? Kit contains one set of tangrams, and several challenges to build. Kits are first come, first serve. ...

Virtual Rocket Readers

September 21, 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: 5
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.

Remote Intermediate Sequoyah Book Club

September 22, 2020
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Belle Isle Library
Registration
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Zoom (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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 discussions. We will be reading through the Intermediate (6th-8th grade) Sequoyah List. In September we will be reading A Good...

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 23, 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...

STEAM in September: Cart-ARGH!-raphy for Practical Pirates

9/23 @ 9:00am
to
9/26 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Offsite (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
If you're a pirate who is going to bury treasure, you'll need to know how to make a map! Cartography is the study and practice of making maps. In this activity, you'll make a three-dimensional map out of salt dough and paint. You'll need to get your ...

Budding Naturalists

September 23, 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: Salsa and Mambo Dancing

September 23, 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 the origins of Salsa and Mambo dance, plus show us a few moves so we can dance along. Premiering on Facebook Live. ...

Fun to Read

All Day
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online+ Curbside (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Need help getting your child excited about reading? Miss Alma and her puppets have put together a kit to help parents and kids together! Each kit will include a learning game or activity, a link to a video for students introducing a new book ser...

Children Reading to Dogs

September 24, 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: 2
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.

K-12 Take Home Kit: DIY Día de Muertos Nicho

All Day9/28 - 10/4
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Create your own Nicho box, or three dimensional shadowbox frame inspired by the Latin American holiday Dia de los Muertos. All supplies are included. Kits are first come, first serve. ...

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: 8
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
Seats Remaining: 12
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 first 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. ...

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.

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: 3
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: 12
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.

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: 15
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: 5
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. ...

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.

The Magic Tree House Book Adventures Club

October 12, 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: 8
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!