Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL)

October 17, 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: 4
Event Description:
Staying Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) is a fitness program for older adults, which can be done sitting or standing. Performing exercise that improves strength, balance and fitness is critical for staying active and reducing the risk of falls...

Mother Goose on the Loose

October 17, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 43
Event Description:

Hey, Diddle Diddle-- Kids and families will love Mother Goose on the Loose ®! Mother Goose on the Loose ® is a play-based early literacy program that uses books, puppets, flannel pieces, music, and movement to bring language and literacy to life! Join us for this exciting, innovative program for young children.

This program is perfect for young children. We will share short books together and sing songs and do motions with parents help. Suggested ages 0-3.  Registering for this program will sign you up to receive an email reminder for all of our Thu...

Staying Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) Fitness Class

October 17, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
SAIL is designed to meet the fitness needs of older adults; each class includes cardio and strength training, plus balance and flexibility exercise. It works… you’ll be stronger, have better balance, feel better and this will help you stay active an...

Adult Basic Reading

October 17, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Continuing Education, Reading Help
Event Description:
Adults and teens, ages 16 and older, can improve their reading, spelling, and writing skills in this free class. The class meets twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday and is coordinated by Community Literacy Centers (CLC). For questions or to enrol...

Art Time

October 17, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
Let your imagination soar at our Toddler craft time! We will use an assortment of odds and ends to create our very own pieces of art. Librarians will be on hand to help provide you with all the resources you need to spread your artistic wings! This ...

Baby Time

October 17, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room C (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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!

Space is limited. ...

Early Childhood Storytime

October 17, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Family Programs, 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!

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.

Five Senses Playtime

October 17, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Belle Isle Library
Registration
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room ABC (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Spending time stimulating senses helps children develop cognitively, linguistically, socially and emotionally, physically and creatively. During this sensory play time, various stations will be set up and children can spend as much time as they would...

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. 

Gross Out Science: The Human Body

October 17, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Luther Library
Library Branch: Luther Library
Room: In-Library (Luther)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Do you like slimy, creepy, smelly things? When most people say, “Yuck!”, do you say, “Yay!”? Join us to explore the science behind the human body and learn about blood, boogers and other things to gross you out! This event will also occur at the ...

MC Readers’ Society Book Club

October 17, 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....

Total Wellness with OCCHD

October 17, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Northwest Library
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Northwest)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
The Total Wellness program provides FREE interactive weight loss classes for Oklahoma County residents to help prevent diabetes and heart disease. Classes meet one hour every week for eight weeks. All class participants have a goal of losing 5% of th...

Intermediate Tai Chi

October 17, 2019
10:15am - 11:15am
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
This Intermediate class teaches participants ways to improve their overall mind, body and spirit through a series of slow continuous movements. Participants of the class have completed Beginners' Tai Chi instruction. This class meets twice a week on...

Play-with-Me Storytime

October 17, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 43
Event Description:
Come play with puppets and friends. Enjoy a time of music, movement, crafts and stories. This program is best suited for students who can follow basic song movements and listen to slightly longer stories. Suggested ages 3-6. Registering for this p...

Beginning Tai Chi

October 17, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Nicoma Park Library
Registration
Library Branch: Nicoma Park Library
Room: Meeting Room (Nicoma Park)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
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 anywher...

Hermione's Army Teen Book Club

October 17, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Are you a book-a-holic? If so, then look no further! Come meet new friends, read new books, and enjoy thought-provoking, teen-led discussions at your neighborhood library. This months book is "Ignite the Stars" by Maura Milan. Whether you have read t...

Luther Book Club

October 17, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Luther Library
Library Branch: Luther Library
Room: In-Library (Luther)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
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.

This month we'll be reading......

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.

Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregiver Support Group

October 17, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Study Room B (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Build A Support System With People Who Understand Alzheimer's Association Support groups, conducted by trained facilitators, are a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of persons with dementia to: Exchange practical information on caregi...

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 ...

Teen Table Top Time

October 17, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Cards, dice, and game boards: join us as we learn and play new games each month! Ages 11-18....

Anime Club

October 17, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Film & Movies
Event Description:
Are you a teen interested in anime and manga? Come check out our anime club where we will watch, read, and discuss your favorite shows and series! ...

Capitol Hill After School Events

October 17, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 1 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Computers & Technology, DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Come by Capitol Hill after school if you're looking for something fun to do.  We will have different activities and crafts available to create at your own pace and enjoy with friends. Similar programs exist at multiple libraries....

Basic English Language Learning Classes

October 17, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Edmond Library
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Event Description:
Registration is required through Community Literacy Centers. Click here to register. Improve your English in this class made possible by the Community Literacy Centers. This basic level class meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00-6:00 pm...

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. ...

Autism Advocacy: The Teenage Years

October 17, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Northwest)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Description:
The specific impact of being on the Autism Spectrum can vary from family to family. But wherever you and your family find yourself, both on the spectrum as well as your phase of life, you can find resources and tools in one of our four unique session...

Hermione's Army Teen Book Club

October 17, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Are you a book-a-holic? If so, then look no further! Come meet new friends, read new books, and enjoy thought-provoking, teen-led discussions at your neighborhood library. This months book is "Ignite the stars" by Maura Milan. Whether you have read t...

Raiders of the Lost Locker: Escape Room

October 17, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Discover clues, solve puzzles, and open the locks. The goal is simple yet challenging: get out in time. If you don't escape, you may be trapped inside forever! Please register....