Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

Wednesday Cafe

June 19, 2019
9:30am - 11:00am
Edmond Library
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room D (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Visit us for a little caffeine and conversation! 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 material for...

Coffee and Dominoes

June 19, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Nicoma Park Library
Library Branch: Nicoma Park Library
Room: Meeting Room (Nicoma Park)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Join us for conversation and some friendly rounds of dominoes. Don't know how to play? We'll teach you! Just stop by and join in the fun. This is a recurring club event and takes place every Wednesday. Similar clubs exist at multiple libraries....

Conversational English for Citizenship Exam

June 19, 2019
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room D (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
An English Language workshop to prepare students for the Citizenship process. The workshop will be on Wednesday evenings, beginning June 5 and will last through July 24. The class will cover some of the questions and topics that may be discussed du...

Yoga in the Library

June 19, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
No matter your level of experience there is something to gain from these all level classes. Yoga has numerous benefits, such as increased flexibility, improved muscle strength, increased blood flow, better posture, balance, and more! Learn about deep...

Beginner's Tai Chi

June 20, 2019
9:00am - 10:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:

Let’s get stronger, together! Evidence suggests that Tai Chi is an effective means of improving balance, strengthening muscles, and building confidence to prevent falls. Tai Chi is a low-impact dance-like exercise that can be performed almost anywhere.

This introductory class teaches participants ways to improve their overall mind, body and spirit through a series of slow continuous movements. This is a recurring event. Registration closes 06/04/2019 and you must attend the first two sessions to...

MC Readers’ Society Book Club

June 20, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Midwest City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Event Description:

Calling all readers! Looking to build community and challenge yourself to discover new, exciting tales? If so, then look no further! Come meet new friends, read new books, and enjoy lively conversation at your neighborhood library.

Calling all readers! Looking to build community and challenge yourself to discover new, exciting tales? If so, then look no further! Come meet new friends, read new books, and enjoy lively conversation at your neighborhood library....

Older Driver Safety Program

June 20, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Driving is a connection to our independence. For many older adults, their greatest fear is losing their ability to drive a vehicle. This presentation provides guidance on maintaining your independence to continue driving and also educates older drive...

Intermediate Tai Chi

June 20, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:

Let’s get stronger, together! Evidence suggests that Tai Chi is an effective means of improving balance, strengthening muscles, and building confidence to prevent falls. Tai Chi is a low-impact dance-like exercise that can be performed almost anywhere.

This Intermediate class teaches participants ways to improve their overall mind, body and spirit through a series of slow continuous movements. This is a recurring event. Participants of the class have completed Beginners' Tai Chi intruction. If t...

Conversational English for Citizenship Exam

June 20, 2019
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
An English language workshop to prepare students for the Citizenship process.  The workshop will be on Thursday evenings, beginning June 6 and last through July 25.  It will cover some of the questions and topics that may be discussed durin...

Wild About Crafts: Indigo Shibori Tie Dye

June 20, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Northwest)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Do you enjoy DIY design? Join us for our Shibori Tie Dyeing Class where we will demonstrate techniques that will allow you to produce different designs on fabric. So what's Shibori? Shibori is an ancient Japanese dyeing technique in which cloth is...

Think on Your Feet!

June 20, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Careers & Jobs, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Description:
Do you have the PERFECT resume, but have difficulty getting through the interview? Does the thought of speaking in front of others TERRIFY you? Join us as The Space OKC proudly presents its Improv For Life program. By using the basic tools of improv...

Wild About Movies

June 20, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Forum (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Film & Movies
Event Description:
Join us for free movie screenings during Summer Reading. Complimentary popcorn will be served during each movie. Contact the library for movie title information....

Coffee & Coloring

June 22, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Wright Library
Library Branch: Wright Library
Room: Meeting Space (Wright)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Warm up with a cup of Joe and relax with fun adult coloring sheets at Metropolitan's most historic library....

DNA: A Tool For Genealogists

June 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Jones Library
Registration
Library Branch: Jones Library
Room: Meeting Room (Jones)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Description:
In the last few years genetic DNA testing has become increasingly popular for both serious genealogists and people who are simply curious about their family heritage. Have you ever wondered what the DNA test can tell you or what your results mean? Jo...

Beginning Genealogy Workshop- RESCHEDULED FROM MAY 18

June 22, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room D (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Have you always wanted to find out more about your family history, but you're not sure where to begin? Join us at the Edmond Library for the Beginning Genealogy Workshop. You'll learn how to use library resources to fill in your family tree with the...

Zumba: Come Dance with Us!

June 22, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Zumba is a fun way to get your recommended dose of daily exercise and IT'S FREE! This high-energy class is set to upbeat music and features choreographed dance numbers by an instructor. You don’t need to be a great dancer to feel welcome. Work at yo...

Historically Speaking: Cryptids & Animals in Native beliefs

June 22, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: 46th Star Auditorium (Downtown)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 114
Event Description:
Oklahoma has one of the largest concentrations of Native Nations in the United States. We are also home to a Bigfoot Festival in Honobia that brings in people from across the nation. Come join Bigfoot Hunter Troy Hudson, citizen of the Choctaw Nation...

Maurice Sendak Documentary Screening and Discussion

June 22, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Film & Movies
Event Description:
Join us for a film screening and community discussion about one of the most cherished and controversial figures in children's literature, Maurice Sendak. The documentary "Tell Them Anything You Want" is a moving tribute to Sendak, a seminal talent wh...

Tech 101

June 22, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Did you receive a new tablet, smartphone, or mobile device recently? Have questions or just want to know how to get the most out of it? Bring your device and friendly library staff will work with you to answer any questions you may have - from eBoo...

YA BookNerds Book Club

June 22, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room C (Edmond)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Description:
This is program open to teens twelve and up and adults who love YA fiction. Each month we select hot new reads and members' choice reads to critique and discuss together. June's reads will be Orphan Island by Laurel Snyder, Echo by Pam Munoz Ryan, an...

American Creed: A Film Screening & Community Conversation

June 23, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Offsite (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Film & Movies
Event Description:
Join us for a film screening of the PBS documentary, American Creed, and a scholar-facilitated panel discussion with community leaders. In the film American Creed, former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Dav...

Quilting Club

June 24, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Midwest City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Continuing Education
Event Description:
Perpetuate the quilting art form. Join the Soldier Creek Quilting Group with your willingness to learn and share all forms of quilting. No experience is necessary. This is a recurring event and takes place very Monday....

Eviction Education

June 24, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Classroom AB (Downtown)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Continuing Education
Event Description:
Oklahoma City ranks as the 20th worst city in the United States for the number of evictions filed by landlords against residential tenants. Most tenants do not know or fully understand their rights and obligations under the Oklahoma Residential Landl...

The Urban Poets

June 24, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences
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...

Beginner's Tai Chi

June 25, 2019
9:00am - 10:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:

Let’s get stronger, together! Evidence suggests that Tai Chi is an effective means of improving balance, strengthening muscles, and building confidence to prevent falls. Tai Chi is a low-impact dance-like exercise that can be performed almost anywhere.

This introductory class teaches participants ways to improve their overall mind, body and spirit through a series of slow continuous movements. This is a recurring event. Registration closes 06/04/2019 and you must attend the first two sessions to...

Grow With Google: Computer Basics & Resume Booster

June 25, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Teen Area (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Feeling left behind in the digital age? This is the program for you! Learn basic computer skills - search for information, create documents, use email, set up social media accounts, find jobs, keep your personal information safe, and have fun online...

Intermediate Tai Chi

June 25, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:

Let’s get stronger, together! Evidence suggests that Tai Chi is an effective means of improving balance, strengthening muscles, and building confidence to prevent falls. Tai Chi is a low-impact dance-like exercise that can be performed almost anywhere.

This Intermediate class teaches participants ways to improve their overall mind, body and spirit through a series of slow continuous movements. This is a recurring event. Participants of the class have completed Beginners' Tai Chi intruction. If t...