Upcoming Events

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Age
Program Type
Location

DIY Beaded Bookmarks

October 17, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Come make a beautiful book themed beaded book mark as gift for yourself, family member or friend! All materials provided! ...

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.

Groups of 10 or more are requested to call (405) 231-8650.

Commission Meeting

October 17, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Commission Meetings
Event Description:
Metropolitan Library Commission of Oklahoma County Monthly Meeting Click to view Agenda ...

Math, Science and Language Arts Enrichment

October 17, 2019
4:30pm - 6:15pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Open Study Area (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Computers & Technology, Continuing Education, Homework Help, Reading Help, Science & STEAM, Writing
Event Description:
Free, in-person math, science and language arts enrichment and assistance is available for students of all ages. This service is available Tuesdays and Thursdays year round. ...

Chess Club

October 18, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Family Programs, Games & Gaming
Event Description:

It’s your move! Want to increase your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Learn how to play chess or develop your existing skills against other players in a friendly environment. Players of all abilities are welcome. Chess boards are provided and library materials are available for further learning.

Chess sets may also be checked out for in-library use at any time by visiting the information desk. This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday. A similar club exists at multiple libraries....

Fall Festival at Ralph Ellison Library: Bringing Books To Life!

October 19, 2019
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Community & Civics, Cultural Experiences, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Fall festival of learning and literary delights! Cosplay welcome.  ...

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.

Under the Big Top: The Greatest Afternoon on Earth

October 19, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Lobby (Midwest City)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Come one, come all! Join us for an afternoon of carnival games, circus performers, and dazzling sights....

Sundays Together

October 20, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
StoryArt Storytime - A special type of story time for the entire family at your Downtown Library! Join us as we read a story and make art inspired by the illustrator. We will share a book, sometimes sing songs, and take home a souvenir of our time to...

Art Studio for Kids

October 22, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Join us monthly for a fun and easy art process project. Express your creativity and bring home your masterpiece! ...

Math, Science and Language Arts Enrichment

October 22, 2019
4:30pm - 6:15pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Open Study Area (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Computers & Technology, Continuing Education, Homework Help, Reading Help, Science & STEAM, Writing
Event Description:
Free, in-person math, science and language arts enrichment and assistance is available for students of all ages. This service is available Tuesdays and Thursdays year round. ...

Scary Stories to Tell at the Library

October 22, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Jones Library
Library Branch: Jones Library
Room: Meeting Room (Jones)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Family Programs
Event Description:
Boo! Do you enjoy bone-chilling, spine-tingling stories? Join the Jones Library for spook-tastic literature around a campire. ...

Midwest City Library's Decorated Pumpkin Contest

All Day10/23 - 10/30
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Lobby (Midwest City)
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community & Civics, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs
Event Description:
Be a part of Midwest City Library's Decorated Pumpkin Contest! Whether you enter a pumpkin or just come to cast a vote for your favorite, you can be a part of the fun. Please visit the library for details on entering a pumpkin for the contest. Judgin...

Math, Science and Language Arts Enrichment

October 24, 2019
4:30pm - 6:15pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Open Study Area (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Computers & Technology, Continuing Education, Homework Help, Reading Help, Science & STEAM, Writing
Event Description:
Free, in-person math, science and language arts enrichment and assistance is available for students of all ages. This service is available Tuesdays and Thursdays year round. ...

Harry Potter Night: Wizards Unite

October 24, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Family Programs, Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Calling Wizards and Muggles alike to a celebration of all things Harry Potter! We will have activities suitable for all ages, both in our meeting room and out about the library. For those who enjoy the Wizards Unite game we will have a meet-up area t...

Almonte Game Night

October 24, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Family Programs, Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Do you enjoy playing board games, card games, and/or video games?  Then come by Almonte Library for game night and test your wits and skills in either cooperative or competitive play with your fellow gamers!  Each month we will feature a different ga...

Chess Club

October 25, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Family Programs, Games & Gaming
Event Description:

It’s your move! Want to increase your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Learn how to play chess or develop your existing skills against other players in a friendly environment. Players of all abilities are welcome. Chess boards are provided and library materials are available for further learning.

Chess sets may also be checked out for in-library use at any time by visiting the information desk. This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday. A similar club exists at multiple libraries....

Oklahoma Archives Bazaar

October 26, 2019
12:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Friends Room (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
At the center of the event are booths from archives, libraries, and museums from across the state sharing amazing collections, expertise, and services in one big room! Our goal is to raise awareness about the wonderful resources available to educator...

Family Photos, Personal Papers, and Selfies: A Personal Archiving Project

October 26, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Classroom EF (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 43
Event Description:
Most of us have boxes and boxes of historic family memorabilia, photographs, grade cards, personal identification materials, personal papers, film, video, audio and now SELFIES! We know we need to organize materials but where do we begin? This class ...

Sugar Skull Craft

October 26, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Get ready for El Dia de los Muertos (The Day of the Dead) by decorating sugar skulls. El Dia de los Muertos is a Latino holiday celebrated Oct. 31-Nov. 2 that honors family and friends who have passed on by celebrating their lives with special music...

Sundays Together

October 27, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
World Around Us - Let's learn about the community around us! Join your neighbors in gardening, murals, eco-minded projects, collaborating with local artists, and more. We will learn and grow together! This program is part of our Sundays Together seri...

Haunted House

October 28, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 1 + 2 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Family Programs
Event Description:
Love getting scared?  Come explore our creepy Haunted House and see if you survive the terror! Recommended for ages 10 and up due to scary themes. ...

Math, Science and Language Arts Enrichment

October 29, 2019
4:30pm - 6:15pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Open Study Area (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Computers & Technology, Continuing Education, Homework Help, Reading Help, Science & STEAM, Writing
Event Description:
Free, in-person math, science and language arts enrichment and assistance is available for students of all ages. This service is available Tuesdays and Thursdays year round. ...

Halloween Make and Take

October 29, 2019
5:30pm - 7:30pm
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Family Programs
Event Description:

Create, explore, and meet new friends at your neighborhood library! We’ll provide the space and supplies, you supply the creativity!

For this make and take, everyone in the family can have a spooky time creating a Halloween themed craft! ...

Starry Night

October 29, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Northwest Library
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Program Room (Northwest)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences, Family Programs
Event Description:
Join the Lunar Sooners from OU to peer through telescopes at the heavens. Learn about stars, constellations, and astronomy. Bring a blanket and a book (or use ours) and enjoy reading stories together under the stars! ...

Math, Science and Language Arts Enrichment

October 31, 2019
4:30pm - 6:15pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Open Study Area (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Computers & Technology, Continuing Education, Homework Help, Reading Help, Science & STEAM, Writing
Event Description:
Free, in-person math, science and language arts enrichment and assistance is available for students of all ages. This service is available Tuesdays and Thursdays year round. ...

Chess Club

November 1, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Family Programs, Games & Gaming
Event Description:

It’s your move! Want to increase your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Learn how to play chess or develop your existing skills against other players in a friendly environment. Players of all abilities are welcome. Chess boards are provided and library materials are available for further learning.

Chess sets may also be checked out for in-library use at any time by visiting the information desk. This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday. A similar club exists at multiple libraries....

Understanding "This Land" with Rebecca Nagle

November 2, 2019
12:00pm - 1:30pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: 46th Star Auditorium (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages, Adults
Program Type: Author Events, Community & Civics, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 143
Event Description:
Please join us at the Downtown Library as we welcome This Land podcast host Rebecca Nagle. Ms. Nagle will be speaking about the Sharp v. Murphy case, the history of Oklahoma statehood from an Indigenous perspective, using the story of her&n...

Dinovember Celebration

November 2, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Northwest Library
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Northwest)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Family Programs
Event Description:
Dinosaurs and November just seem to go together. Mainly because you can kinda smoosh the words Dino and November together into one super awesome word. Hence, Dinovember! Join us Saturday, November 2nd, to celebrate Dinovember with games, crafts, and...