ANNOUNCEMENT:

Due to construction, the Ralph Ellison Library and Southern Oaks Library are providing curbside services only until further notice. Watch our website for updates about their reopening.

Due to the number of buildings still without power, all Metro Library locations will be closed Thurs, 10/29.

NOTICE:

All Metro Library locations are in the "Grab & Go" stage. In this stage, customers can come into a library to use a computer, print/copy/fax/scan, and briefly browse the shelves. Masks are required for entry into library facilities. Customers without a mask will be served by curbside service. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

MLS Spirit Week

All Day10/25 - 10/31
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
With Halloween coming up during a difficult time in our history, we want to spread a little happiness and celebrate the season with a Halloween “spirit” week! Join us on social media for a socially distanced week of Halloween fun. Post a picture each...

Stay Active & Independent for Life Online

October 29, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 459
Event Description:
Seniors stay active and independent! Silver Sneakers Classic is designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and improve activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support and class can be modified depen...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is an online event offered through video and web conferencing software.  If you register for this program, you will be emailed the link to connect digitally.   Please note, you may need to install an app or computer application to attend this program.  If you have any issues connecting, please reach out to askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org.

Children Reading to Dogs Halloween Special

October 29, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Event Description:
This week's Children Reading to Dogs has a special theme:  Halloween.  Come dressed in your Halloween costume while therapy dogs will be dressed in their own Halloween costumes!   Want to be a more confident reader? Build "pawsit...

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. 

This event is an online event offered through video and web conferencing software.  If you register for this program, you will be emailed the link to connect digitally.   Please note, you may need to install an app or computer application to attend this program.  If you have any issues connecting, please reach out to askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org.

Oklahoma UFOs

October 29, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Join local Field Investigators from the Mutual UFO Network as they discuss Oklahoma UFOs and other current events in UFOlogy. Topics include the government's recently announced UAP Task Force, major US sightings, the Navy's Tic Tac videos, and the pr...

Virtual Spoticus Halloween Dance Party for Little Ones

October 31, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Family Programs, Live Performances & Entertainment, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
Put on your Halloween costume and join us for a groovy dance party in your own living room with special guest Spoticus the Library Dog! Ms. Tara and Ms. Reagan will have a curated list of Halloween tunes for you and your little one to ...

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. 

Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Author Events, Books & Reading, Writing
Event Description:
Join us for a new segment of Author Hour, where we discuss all things books and writing with authors. For this special YA Edition, we are going to discuss paranormal fiction with authors Jennifer L. Armentrout (RAGE & RUIN), Caleb Roehrig (THE WEREWO...

Disclaimer(s)

Be Advised:  This program may be photographed and/or videotaped for publicity purposes.

By Attending, you consent:  To the use of your voice and likeness in future publicity uses that contain content from this event. If you do not wish to be on camera, please let us know.

For more information visit our Photography & Video Disclaimer

Reclaiming Native Truth: Indigenous Mascots, Education, and Representation

November 1, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Have you wondered what the Change the Name movement is about? Or why headresses are not costumes? Join us as Illuminative discusses the true impact of Indigenous Mascots, representation, and education, on Natives and American Society as a whole. ...

Día de los Muertos Concert with Latin Mojo

November 1, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Join us online for special concert to celebrate Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead. Local band, Latin Mojo will perform songs for everyone to enjoy. This video will be on our social media sites:  Facebook and Instagram.  W...

Online Yoga

November 2, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
No matter your level of experience there is something to gain from these all level yoga classes taught by a veteran yoga instructor. Yoga has numerous benefits, such as increased flexibility, improved muscle strength, increased blood flow, better pos...

Disclaimer(s)

The library is not liable for injuries to people, damage to their property or loss of property belonging to individuals or groups, using the meeting rooms.

Create at Home: Día de los Muertos Online Video

November 2, 2020
2:00pm - 2:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Join us online for special videos to celebrate Día de los Muertos/Day of the Dead: Saturday, October 24 at 2:00 pm - Cempasúchil de Papel/Paper Marigolds Monday, November 2 at 2:00 pm - Champurrado/Mexican Hot Chocolate These videos...

Indigenous Storytime

November 3, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for a very special Indigenous storytime at your library online! This storytime will be on Facebook Live on the first Tuesday of every month. Join local Indigenous Aunties and Uncles as they share beautiful books and stories created ...

Stay Active & Independent for Life Online

November 3, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 459
Event Description:
Seniors stay active and independent! Silver Sneakers Classic is designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and improve activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support and class can be modified depen...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is an online event offered through video and web conferencing software.  If you register for this program, you will be emailed the link to connect digitally.   Please note, you may need to install an app or computer application to attend this program.  If you have any issues connecting, please reach out to askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org.

Read & Stream Virtual Teen Book Club: Enola Holmes Mysteries

November 3, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Enola Holmes Fans Unite! Join us for a virtual book club discussion about Sherlock's clever sister, Enola Holmes from Nancy Springers' series. The ebooks and audiobooks are always available for download through Hoopla: https://www.hoopladigital.com/...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is an online event offered through video and web conferencing software.  If you register for this program, you will be emailed the link to connect digitally.   Please note, you may need to install an app or computer application to attend this program.  If you have any issues connecting, please reach out to askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org.

Stay Active & Independent for Life Online

November 5, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 459
Event Description:
Seniors stay active and independent! Silver Sneakers Classic is designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and improve activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support and class can be modified depen...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is an online event offered through video and web conferencing software.  If you register for this program, you will be emailed the link to connect digitally.   Please note, you may need to install an app or computer application to attend this program.  If you have any issues connecting, please reach out to askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org.

Children Reading to Dogs Halloween Special

November 5, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
This week's Children Reading to Dogs has a special theme:  Halloween.  Come dressed in your Halloween costume while therapy dogs will be dressed in their own Halloween costumes!   Want to be a more confident reader? Build "p...

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. 

This event is an online event offered through video and web conferencing software.  If you register for this program, you will be emailed the link to connect digitally.   Please note, you may need to install an app or computer application to attend this program.  If you have any issues connecting, please reach out to askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org.

A Discussion on Tribal Sovereignty with Dr. C. Blue Clark

November 5, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Event Description:
The McGirt v Oklahoma Supreme Court ruling has sparked an increased interest in the topic of tribal sovereignty. Join us for a discussion about tribal sovereignty with UCO Professor of Law and active Muscogee Nation member Dr. C. Blue Clark. The prog...

Teen Book Hotline

November 6, 2020
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Ring ring! Join Emily and Shelbie on Instagram Live for the Teen Book Hotline, where we share YA book recommendations. We'll tell you all about the newest YA fantasy and sci-fi titles.  Follow the library on Instagram @metrolibraryok and...

Online Storytime

November 10, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your library online on most Tuesdays. Sign up to receive a link for the storytime which you can view anytime during that week. Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the magic of stories and share inv...

Stay Active & Independent for Life Online

November 10, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 459
Event Description:
Seniors stay active and independent! Silver Sneakers Classic is designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and improve activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support and class can be modified depen...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is an online event offered through video and web conferencing software.  If you register for this program, you will be emailed the link to connect digitally.   Please note, you may need to install an app or computer application to attend this program.  If you have any issues connecting, please reach out to askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org.

Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Family Programs, Film & Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 99
Event Description:
Please join us for a discussion about Native Americans in film with Bird Runningwater, Director, Indigenous Program and DEI at Sundance Institute. Mr. Runningwater will discuss Native American participation and creation of narratives in film. Regi...

Self-Care for the Holidays: Discussion Panel with Therapists

November 10, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 499
Event Description:
Election season, the holidays, events, commitments, oh my! This is a very stressful time of year for so many people. Join us for a discussion with three Couples & Family Therapists to talk about how to take good care of yourself during the busyne...

Stay Active & Independent for Life Online

November 12, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 459
Event Description:
Seniors stay active and independent! Silver Sneakers Classic is designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and improve activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support and class can be modified depen...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is an online event offered through video and web conferencing software.  If you register for this program, you will be emailed the link to connect digitally.   Please note, you may need to install an app or computer application to attend this program.  If you have any issues connecting, please reach out to askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org.

Children Reading to Dogs

November 12, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
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.   This program is a hybrid of our traditional Children Reading to Dogs program.  We wil...

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. 

This event is an online event offered through video and web conferencing software.  If you register for this program, you will be emailed the link to connect digitally.   Please note, you may need to install an app or computer application to attend this program.  If you have any issues connecting, please reach out to askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org.

Saving Seeds Made Simple

November 12, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 475
Event Description:
Learn the ins and outs of seed saving with Julia Laughlin, Oklahoma County Horticulturalist. She will discuss why we save seeds, how to save seeds as well as teach us all about heirloom seeds. Registration required to receive the Zoom link....

Disclaimer(s)

This event is an online event offered through video and web conferencing software.  If you register for this program, you will be emailed the link to connect digitally.   Please note, you may need to install an app or computer application to attend this program.  If you have any issues connecting, please reach out to askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org.

Online Yoga

November 16, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
No matter your level of experience there is something to gain from these all level yoga classes taught by a veteran yoga instructor. Yoga has numerous benefits, such as increased flexibility, improved muscle strength, increased blood flow, better pos...

Disclaimer(s)

The library is not liable for injuries to people, damage to their property or loss of property belonging to individuals or groups, using the meeting rooms.

COVID and Caregiving

November 16, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Caring for someone living with dementia during the COVID-19 pandemic adds unique challenges for caregivers.  Join the Alzheimer's Association for a discussion about simple tips caregivers can put in place whether the person living with deme...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is an online event offered through video and web conferencing software.  If you register for this program, you will be emailed the link to connect digitally.   Please note, you may need to install an app or computer application to attend this program.  If you have any issues connecting, please reach out to askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org.

Online Storytime

November 17, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your library online on most Tuesdays. Sign up to receive a link for the storytime which you can view anytime during that week. Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the magic of stories and share inv...