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

National Voter Registration Day

All Day9/8 - 9/22
All Locations
Library Branch: All Locations
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics
Event Description:
Did you know that September 22 is National Voter Registration Day? Get #VoteReady at your local library! While we always have Oklahoma Voter Registration Applications available for you to pick up at any of our locations or to print online year round,...

Hapa Zome, the Art of Flower Pounding

9/15 @ 9:00am
to
9/29 @ 7:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Passive Program (Choctaw)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Summer is fading...enjoy those last flowers well into the winter months and create a beautiful craft! How? Join us in learning the art of Hapa Zome, or flower pounding. With just a few materials and some gathered flowers you can make plant ink prints...

Adult Take Home Kit: Autumn Wreath Decor

All Day9/21 - 10/4
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
This DIY autumn wreath is sure to make your fall decorations complete. All supplies and instructions are included, except for scissors. Kits are first come, first serve. ...

Stay Active & Independent for Life Online

September 22, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
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! Silver Sneakers Classic 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 depen...

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.

123! Play with Me at Home!

September 22, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Adults
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
Join us every week throughout September and early October on social media to learn more about the importance of play and healthy caregiver/child relationships in your child's early development. Each week our skilled Children's Librarians will...

Read For Change Book Club

September 22, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Join us as we read and discuss both fiction and nonfiction books addressing inequality and injustice in the U.S. and around the world. September's book: 'Freedom Is a Constant Struggle' by Angela Davis. Check out a copy today or read digitally on H...

Self-Care for Hard Times: Discussion Panel with Therapists

September 22, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 487
Event Description:
Join us for a discussion with three Couples & Family Therapists to talk about how to take good care of yourself during these strange and hard times. Register to submit questions in advance. Self-Care is a skill that takes practice, and it's essential...

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...

Wednesday Cafe

September 23, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Description:

Visit us for a little "caffeination", conversation and education! At this come-and-go event you can enjoy a cup of tea or coffee with friends, and we'll be there to answer questions about library services and events. There will also be a selection of new materials for you to peruse and check out.

Grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and join us from your own home to talk about books and other current topics.  Every Wednesday we will meet for ten to twenty minutes for few notes from the library, possibly learning a new skill, hearing from a prof...

Stay Active & Independent for Life Online

September 24, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
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! Silver Sneakers Classic 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 depen...

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.

Financial Literacy Workshop - Investing Part 1

September 24, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Description:
Join Jason Sauer, Senior Wealth Advisor with Miller Private Wealth LLC, as he shares the essential information needed to make responsible financial decisions. Whether you are of retirement age or new to investing, all are welcome. This week's topi...

Between the Covers

September 24, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Calling all readers! Looking to meet new people and discover entertaining reads from the comfort of your couch? Then look no further and join us for a virtual book club. We will be meeting on the 4th Thursday of the month from 6:30 - 7:430 PM. Partic...

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.

Bilingual Esperanto Bilingüe

September 26, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Zoom (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Esperanto is a language used around the world designed to be learned easily and quickly. Go from the basics to conversation in this five-week course. This online program will be in English and Spanish. El esperanto es un idioma usado alrededor del m...

OKC StorySLAM

September 27, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
Join us for a virtual OKC StorySLAM, co-presented by the Metropolitan Library System! The OKC StorySLAM is a live-monthly storytelling event that has taken place in Oklahoma City since 2005. Each OKC StorySLAM has a theme, and all participants tel...

Foreclosure Prevention Workshop

September 28, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
During our Foreclosure Prevention Workshop, we'll have a HUD Certified Housing Counselor from the community discuss information and resources for homeowners before hosting a short question and answer session. Come prepared with your questions, and le...

The Urban Poets

September 28, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Zoom (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 97
Event Description:
Open Mic Poetry Night. Are you an amateur, a seasoned poet, or somewhere in between and looking for someplace to express your talent? Local poets have an opportunity to read their own work or just sit and listen to the work of other budding poets. Th...

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 Online

September 29, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
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! Silver Sneakers Classic 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 depen...

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.

123! Play with Me at Home!

September 29, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Adults
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
Join us every week throughout September and early October on social media to learn more about the importance of play and healthy caregiver/child relationships in your child's early development. Each week our skilled Children's Librarians will...

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...

Wednesday Cafe

September 30, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Description:

Visit us for a little "caffeination", conversation and education! At this come-and-go event you can enjoy a cup of tea or coffee with friends, and we'll be there to answer questions about library services and events. There will also be a selection of new materials for you to peruse and check out.

Grab a cup of coffee (or tea) and join us from your own home to talk about books and other current topics.  Every Wednesday we will meet for ten to twenty minutes for few notes from the library, possibly learning a new skill, hearing from a prof...

STEAM in September: Steam Away Stress by Making Your Own Bath Bomb!

9/30 @ 9:00am
to
10/3 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
STEAM activities are for everyone! Combining science and fun, this kit will provide you with all of the ingredients you need to make your own homemade bath bomb- perfect for steaming all of your stress away! Kits are one per FAMILY for adults 17 ...

Extreme Global Candy Grab Bag

All Day
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Trick-or-treating isn’t just for kids anymore! Stop by the library and pick up a bag filled with some of the world's wildest-tasting candy, plus fun facts about global cultures and the science of taste. Samples include 100% dark chocolate from the UK...

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 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!

Stay Active & Independent for Life Online

October 1, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
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! Silver Sneakers Classic 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 depen...

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.

Financial Literacy Workshop - Investing Part 2

October 1, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Description:
Join Jason Sauer, Senior Wealth Advisor with Miller Private Wealth LLC, as he shares the essential information needed to make responsible financial decisions. Whether you are of retirement age or new to investing, all are welcome. This week's topi...

Craft 'n' Chat

October 3, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Zoom (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Grab your current crafting project and join us online for a time of creativity and community! Share and learn tips and advice with fellow crafters or just enjoy some connection and conversation. This is a recurring event and takes place the first...

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.

Online Yoga

October 5, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
No matter your level of experience there is something to gain from these all level yoga classes taught by a veteran yoga instructor. Yoga has numerous benefits, such as increased flexibility, improved muscle strength, increased blood flow, better pos...

Disclaimer(s)

The library is not liable for injuries to people, damage to their property or loss of property belonging to individuals or groups, using the meeting rooms.

Stay Active & Independent for Life Online

October 6, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
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! Silver Sneakers Classic 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 depen...

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.