LIBRARY LOCATION ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Due to construction, the Southern Oaks Library is providing curbside services only until further notice.

NOTICE:

All Metro Library locations are in the “Curbside Plus” stage. In this stage, ready holds will be delivered curbside. Customers can come into a library to use a computer or to print/copy/fax/scan. Masks are required.  Click here for more information.

All libraries will close at 5pm on Wednesday, Nov. 25 and will remain closed through Friday, Nov. 27. We will reopen on Saturday, Nov. 28.

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

Fall Festival Take Home Kit: Macramé Plant Hanger

All Day11/28 - 11/30
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Welcome to our Fall Festival: Passport to Imagination! This year, we may not be able to travel as freely as we usually do, but that doesn't mean we can't still travel in spirit! Let's explore the world of plants and gardening. A DIY planter to ...

Steppin Into Shape

November 28, 2020
11:00am - 12:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Zoom (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
Let’s get healthy with fitness and fun. View via ZOOM in the comfort of your home either alone, with a friend, or even as a family to participate in aerobics, line dances, Zumba or partner swing steps. Dress comfortably and get ready to step into a n...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

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.

Adult Coloring Kits for Take and Make

11/29 @ 1:00pm
to
12/6 @ 5:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Are you wanting to relax and have some fun? Try Adult Coloring. Some of the benefits of Adult Coloring are that it relives stress, allows for creativity, and promotes positive mental health and mindfulness. The Edmond Library is providing 30 Adult...

Résumé Goals

November 29, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Zoom (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Careers & Jobs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
Knowing what recruiters are looking for can require great effort, but the first step in a job search is creating a Résumé that doesn’t immediately get tossed. Come discover what hiring managers want to see and prepare to transform your presentation. ...

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.

OKC StorySLAM

November 29, 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...

Adult Take Home Kit: Holiday Home Decor

All Day11/30 - 12/13
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
This weeks adult take home kit is a DIY holiday decoration sure to life up everyone's spirit. All supplies and instructions are included. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead for availability. ...

A Special Speaker at the Urban Poets

November 30, 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: 94
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.

Embroidery Hoop Ornaments: Take and Make

All Day12/1 - 12/8
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online+ Curbside (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 63
Event Description:
Come to Warr Acres Library and get a Take and Make kit to complete at home! Instructions and supplies are included, you may need to use basic tools from home (glue, scissors, etc.) Kit will include instructions as well as a resource guide to help you...

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!

Mug Recipes: Make Your Own Brownies

All Day12/1 - 12/8
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Making brownies doesn't have to be painful. All you need is a mug and a few simple ingredients. Pick up your kit and make your own mug brownies. The kits come with basic ingredients, a mug, and a recipe. It could be a great way to warm up your winter...

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.

Hangin' With My Gnomies Take Home Kit

12/1 @ 9:00am
to
12/15 @ 7:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Hang out with your gnomies! Enjoy a fun winter craft at home with our take home kit. We’ll be making our own adorable no-sew gnome figures. Registration required as the number of kits is limited. One kit per registrant....

Stay Active & Independent for Life Online

December 1, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 451
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.

Cozy Mystery Book Club

December 1, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Join us on your lunch break to discuss a Holiday Cozy Mystery Series!  For December 2020 we are reading the Year-Round Holiday Series by Vicki Delaney. There are 5 books in the series, and pick whichever one most appeals to you.  Then, conn...

Stay Active & Independent for Life Online

December 3, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 451
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.

Steppin Into Shape

December 3, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Zoom (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Description:
Let’s get healthy with fitness and fun. View via ZOOM in the comfort of your home either alone, with a friend, or even as a family to participate in aerobics, line dances, Zumba or partner swing steps. Dress comfortably and get ready to step into a n...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

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.

Craft 'n' Chat

December 5, 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.

Holiday Shadow Boxes - A Family Project

December 5, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Zoom (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Gather the family for this fun holiday project. Select the shadowbox of your choice, one per family/household (Green or Blue). Kits are available now to be picked up at the library. Assembly instructions are included, and a Zoom workshop is planned...

Steppin Into Shape

December 5, 2020
11:00am - 12:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Zoom (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
Let’s get healthy with fitness and fun. View via ZOOM in the comfort of your home either alone, with a friend, or even as a family to participate in aerobics, line dances, Zumba or partner swing steps. Dress comfortably and get ready to step into a n...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

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.

Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Events, Books & Reading, Writing
Event Description:
Join us on Facebook Live for a new segment of Author Hour, where we discuss all things books and writing with authors. We are joined today by fiction authors Aimee Agresti (The Summer Set), Kristyn Kusek Lewis (Perfect Happiness) & NYT Bestselling Au...

Disclaimer(s)

Be Advised:  This program may be photographed and/or videotaped for publicity purposes.

By Attending, you consent:  To the use of your voice and likeness in future publicity uses that contain content from this event. If you do not wish to be on camera, please let us know.

For more information visit our Photography & Video Disclaimer

Adult Take Home Kit : Beaded Bookmark

All Day12/7 - 12/18
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
This month's take home activity kit will allow you to make a suitable bookmark for yourself or as a gift! You will receive the supplies and instructions to make one of these custom handmade pieces. There is no registration for these bags. They are o...

Adult Take Home Kit: Holiday Craft

All Day12/7 - 12/21
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
This weeks adult take home kit is a holiday craft you can keep for yourself or gift to a loved one. All supplies and instructions are included. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead for availability. ...

Literary Lunch - Let It Snow

December 7, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Miss your book club? Want to connect with other readers over lunch and a book? Join us online for Literary Lunch. Our libraries have teamed up to offer two chances a month to engage in lively discussion with other readers in your community....

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.

Literary Lunch - Let It Snow

December 7, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Zoom (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Miss your book club? Want to connect with other readers over lunch and a book? Join us online for Literary Lunch. Our libraries have teamed up to offer two chances a month to engage in lively discussion with other readers in your community....

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.

Literary Lunch - Let It Snow

December 7, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Zoom (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Miss your book club? Want to connect with other readers over lunch and a book? Join us online for Literary Lunch. Our libraries have teamed up to offer two chances a month to engage in lively discussion with other readers in your community....

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.

STEAM Take and Make - Light Up Holiday Cards

All Day12/8 - 12/12
Wright Library
Registration
Library Branch: Wright Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Wright)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:

Full STEAM ahead!!! Come explore in an interactive setting that will challenge your creativity and reasoning through Science,Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Each session will present its' own set of challenges. From coding, robotics, building and more...join us and find out what the next challenge may be!

Are you looking for nice homemade gift ideas for this season? Use this simple take and make kit to make your own light up holiday cards! Kids get to learn about simple circuits and use the provided materials to make a holiday card that will really ...

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.

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.

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!

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

Stay Active & Independent for Life Online

December 8, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 451
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.

Take and Make Craft for Adults - Tea Light Snowmen Ornaments

12/8 @ 11:00am
to
12/14 @ 12:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Health & Wellness, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Craft two adorable snowmen ornaments from battery operated tea lights.   ...

Tissue Paper Wreaths (Decorate in December)

12/9 @ 9:00am
to
12/12 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Make a beautiful holiday wreath using tissue paper flowers. Green thumb not required! Tissue paper and wreath frame included. Kits are one per adult and can be picked up at Northwest Library from Wednesday December 9th through Saturday December 1...