Upcoming Events

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Program Type
Location

Summer Reading 2019

All Day6/1 - 7/31
All Locations
Library Branch: All Locations
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Come join us for a fun summer of learning! Summer Reading is free and for all ages. Count reading of any kind: books, eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, comics, and more! Do fun reading-related activities to earn more points to count towards your goal...

After the Lights Go Out

July 21, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Event Description:
The grid may have gone down, society as we know it may be lying in ruins, and an impending biological threat may be seconds from being unleashed, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop for you! That’s precisely the time “After the Lights Go Out” b...

Sundays Together

July 21, 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...

American Creed: A Film Screening & Community Conversation

July 21, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Bethany)
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...

Children Reading to Dogs

July 22, 2019
4:30am - 5:30am
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
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 at the library.

This is a recurring event and takes place the second and fourth Monday of the month. This event is held at multiple libraries....

Playtime

July 22, 2019
9:00am - 9:45am
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:

Sharing in playtime is an excellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning, and discover that the library is a destination for fun! Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as: following directions, socializing with others, using language, and using small and large muscles. Come meet new friends, bond with your little one, and explore the many resources your neighborhood library has to offer!

Groups of 10 or more please contact the library....

Quilting Club

July 22, 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....

Baby Storytime

July 22, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room ABC (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:

Join us for a storytime at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and show parents and caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others while enjoying stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more!

Playtime is offered immediately after this program. Program is not offered on weeks with holiday closures. ...

Preschool Storytime

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room C (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and show parents and caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others wh...

Play Time

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Del City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
Play & Story Time! Sharing in playtimes is an excellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning and discover that the library is a destination for fun! Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as: following di...

Playtime

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:

Sharing in playtime is an excellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning, and discover that the library is a destination for fun! Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as: following directions, socializing with others, using language, and using small and large muscles. Come meet new friends, bond with your little one, and explore the many resources your neighborhood library has to offer!

Groups of 10 or more please contact the library. This is a recurring event and takes place the every other Monday and the third Saturday of each month. This event is held at multiple libraries....

Playtime

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room ABC (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:

Sharing in playtime is an excellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning, and discover that the library is a destination for fun! Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as: following directions, socializing with others, using language, and using small and large muscles. Come meet new friends, bond with your little one, and explore the many resources your neighborhood library has to offer!

This event does not meet on weeks with holiday closures. ...

Neighborhood Arts: Alegria Real

July 22, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Music is inside of me, music is inside of you - music is what sets us free, and music lets us be you and me!   Join us at the library to experience this dynamic super duo, Alegria Real on a musical journey that will get us all groovin', m...

Neighborhood Arts: Sugar Free Allstars

July 22, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 60
Event Description:
This event is held at multiple libraries.Funded in part by Arts Council Oklahoma City. ...

Preschool Storytime

July 22, 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room C (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and show parents and caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others wh...

Van Gogh, Monet, Degas for Kids with the Oklahoma City Museum of Art

July 22, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Try your hand at Impressionist painting! Join an OKCMOA teaching artist to learn about the summer exhibition Van Gogh, Monet, Degas: The Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Then, create your own watercolor painting ...

Quilting Club

July 22, 2019
11:00am - 3:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
This beginner-friendly quilting group meets weekly to share their expertise and work on various projects. This is a recurring event.  ...

School's Out Lunch!

July 22, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Youth are invited to enjoy a mid day meal and make friends at Ralph Ellison Library Monday - Friday at 12:00PM or 12:30PM. Start time varies based on programs scheduled on any given day. ...

Lunch at the Library

July 22, 2019
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
No cost meals for kids 1-18 ...

Neighborhood Arts: Alegria Real

July 22, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Lobby (Midwest City)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Music is inside of me, music is inside of you - music is what sets us free, and music lets us be you and me! Join us at the library to experience this dynamic super duo, Alegria Real on a musical journey that will get us all groovin', movin', singin'...

Neighborhood Arts: Sugar Free Allstars

July 22, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 1 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
This event is held at multiple libraries.Funded in part by Arts Council Oklahoma City....

Reading Buddies

July 22, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Children's Area (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:

Want to make your reading score soar? Simply read! Reading for just 20 minutes a day is guaranteed to improve your reading skills. Children will have the opportunity to read one-on-one with our community volunteers, play word games, and get excited about reading.

Sign up in the kids area....

STEAM Squad: Art and Math!

July 22, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Village)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Our teen volunteer program squad presents a series of fun, interactive children's programs for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) learning! This week's focus: Art and Math! ...

Escape with the Pharaoh's Treasure Session 1

July 22, 2019
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Long ago, a mysterious pharaoh hid his robust treasure deep in his pyramid. Navigate through ancient clues and treacherous puzzles to not only escape from his tomb but also walk away with a piece of his legendary treasure. You must work with a team o...

Science Camp 2019: Insect Habitats

July 22, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: All-Purpose Room A (Del City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Join us as we build, tinker, and learn about science through unforgettable demonstrations and hands-on experiments. Parent participation encouraged! --- During this session we will make discoveries about the life cycle of insects, learn about insec...

Escape with the Pharaoh's Treasure Session 2

July 22, 2019
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Long ago, a mysterious pharaoh hid his robust treasure deep in his pyramid. Navigate through ancient clues and treacherous puzzles to not only escape from his tomb but also walk away with a piece of his legendary treasure. You must work with a team o...

Reading Buddies

July 22, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Program Room (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Continuing Education
Event Description:
Want to be a better reader? Simply read! Reading for just 20 minutes a day is guaranteed to improve your reading skills.  Children will read one-on-one with volunteers and play word games. We can help your reading score soar! ...