Upcoming Events

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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...

Beginner's Tai Chi

July 18, 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
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 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...

Mother Goose on the Loose

July 18, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
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: 24
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....

Neighborhood Arts: Sugar Free Allstars

July 18, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Edmond Library
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Edmond)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
This event is held at multiple libraries. Funded in part by Arts Council Oklahoma City. ...

Art Time

July 18, 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: 22
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 ...

Babytime

July 18, 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: 23
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!

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 w...

MC Readers’ Society Book Club

July 18, 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....

Creation Station

July 18, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Create, explore, and meet new friends at your neighborhood library! We’ll provide the space and supplies, you supply the creativity! ...

Intermediate Tai Chi

July 18, 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...

Neighborhood Arts: Alegria Real

July 18, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Jones Library
Library Branch: Jones Library
Room: Meeting Room (Jones)
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
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', sin...

Neighborhood Arts: Sugar Free Allstars

July 18, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Edmond Library
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Edmond)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
This event is held at multiple libraries. Funded in part by Arts Council Oklahoma City. ...

Play-with-Me Storytime

July 18, 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
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: 38
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. ...

School's Out Lunch!

July 18, 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. ...

How Diverse is Your Universe?

July 18, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Do you know how diverse your universe is? Come explore with us in this interactive art experience using perler beads to create a visual representation of the diversity of the people you encounter in your daily life.    ...

Neighborhood Arts: Alegria Real

July 18, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Village)
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 18, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Luther Library
Library Branch: Luther Library
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
This event is held offsite at the Luther Community Center, located at 18120 Hogback Rd, Luther, OK 73054.This event is held at multiple libraries.Funded in part by Arts Council Oklahoma City....

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

July 18, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Belle Isle Library
Registration
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room ABC (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Paint with watercolors and explore landscape art, Impressionism, and perspective. 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, a...

Alzheimer's and Dementia Caregiver Support Group

July 18, 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: 6
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...

Reading Buddies

July 18, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Study Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
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.

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Wild About Perler Beads!

July 18, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Come create "Wild Things" or a designs of your own choosing with Perler Beads! ...

Capitol Hill After School Events

July 18, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 1 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Film & Movies, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Come by Capitol Hill this summer 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....

Backyard Creatures

July 18, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Del City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 36
Event Description:
Learn all about some of the creepy, crawly things that might be living in your backyard! Get a chance to see them up close, learn all about what makes them special, and have all of your wildest questions about insects and arachnids answered!  ...

Commission Meeting

July 18, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Friends Room (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Commission Meetings
Event Description:
Metropolitan Library Commission of Oklahoma County Monthly Meeting Click to view Agenda ...

Geeks in the Wild

July 18, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
If you’re a geek, come spend an hour in your natural habitat: surrounded by fellow geeks who want to nerd out with you about all your favorite franchises! Join us in this fandom-rich hands-on program that will have activities based on all of your pop...

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

July 18, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Description:
Paint with watercolors and explore landscape art, Impressionism, and perspective. 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, a...

Wild Murder Mystery

July 18, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
The Pharaoh's Curse Whodunit: She was Queen of the Nile until the accident... or was it attempted murder? Join your fellow detectives and help us solve the mystery! You must investigate the crime scene and carefully examine the evidence to solve the ...