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Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

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Yarn Dowel Weaving

All Day1/19 - 1/24
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Wrap yarn around 8 dowel rods to create a one-of-a-kind art piece. All supplies and instructions are provided in the kit.  Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Kit.

Rainbow Scratch Art Take Home Kit

All Day1/19 - 1/25
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Love to doodle? Want to make colorful illustrations in a mess free way? Try our Rainbow Scratch Art Take Home Kit and become a scratch art master. Fun for the whole family!...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

Faux Stained Glass Kit Pickup

1/19 @ 12:00am
to
1/29 @ 6:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Teens, join some of the greatest artists in history and turn an ordinary picture frame into a work of art! You'll receive a ready-made stained glass template, paint, and brushes. Just provide your creativity and make something beautiful! Please s...

Adult Take Home Kit: Winter Vase Craft

All Day1/19 - 1/31
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Don't leave your home decor bare and stark after the holidays. Try crafting this easy winter decor DIY to brighten up your home! Don’t miss out! Be sure to get this Adult take home kit and experience a pleasant afternoon crafting. Feel free to call f...

Design A Mitten

All Day1/19 - 1/31
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Design your own mitten. Practice fine motor skills and sewing skills. Yarn and yarn needle provided. Read and retell your version of the folktale--The Mitten. Kits are available for curbside pick up while supplies last....

Disclaimer(s)

It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Kit.

Early Childhood Take Home Kit : Shark Window

All Day1/19 - 1/31
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
This program is designed for parents and children ages 2-5 to do together. Using tissue paper, make your own ocean landscape you can tape to your window. While supplies last. ...

Elementary Take Home Kit : Popsicle Catapults

All Day1/19 - 1/31
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
This program is designed for children ages 6-12. Use your engineering skills and the supplies we provide to make your very own catapult! While supplies last. ...

Teen Take Home Kit: Create your Own Planner

All Day1/19 - 1/31
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Want to stay organized in 2021? Stop by the Almonte Library and pick up a take home kit to create your very own custom planner, tailored to your needs. All supplies are included. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call for availability....

Disclaimer(s)

It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Kit.

Teen Book Box

1/19 @ 9:00am
to
1/23 @ 4:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Here at the Downtown Library, we’re always looking for fun ways to connect readers with our collection of books. Thus the idea of a library book “subscription” box, a connection between YOU the reader and US, your friendly neighborhood librarians. ...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

DIY Scrabble Coasters

1/19 @ 9:00am
to
1/25 @ 5:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Ahh, Scrabble, a game most-loved. Make some super fun coasters with your favorite letters.These coasters are an extremely easy and customizable gift for any occasion What a fun craft to have for a cold day. All supplies are provided. Just need some s...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

Paint Your Own D&D Mini Figure

1/19 @ 9:00am
to
1/25 @ 8:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Learn the basics of miniature painting for your next Dungeons & Dragons game! This kit will include two starter minis, a brush, and some paints to get you started. Plus, we will have a video to help guide you through the beginning steps of your f...

Disclaimer(s)

Warning: Kit contains small parts that could represent a choking hazard. It is not intended for children under 3. It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Bag.

Take Home Kit: Styrofoam Printing

1/19 @ 9:00am
to
1/28 @ 9:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Print making is fun and easy with this Take Home Kit! Participants will use Styrofoam, paint, and carving utensils to create a block print. Printing from Styrofoam can help kiddos learn that they can upcycle everyday materials and turn them into...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Kit.

StoryStash: Teen Book Boxes

1/19 @ 9:00am
to
1/31 @ 6:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Description:
For any teen that loves books, or any teen that maybe needs a little help loving books, our Teen Book Boxes are for you! Simply register and answer a few questions about yourself, and we'll select a book for you! We pick out a new book from 2020 t...

Fireside Follies

1/19 @ 9:00am
to
1/31 @ 9:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Spend an evening by the fire with these cozy crafts and activities! Don your warmest winter clothes and play the chocolate game, make the most creative mitten, and heat up a mug of hot chocolate - on us. ...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

SO's Pen Pals

1/19 @ 10:00am
to
2/28 @ 4:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 46
Event Description:
Adults, Teens, Kids! Hi There! Stuck at home? Feeling like an Alien? Here is the program for you: Write to a librarian! Become a SO's Pen Pal and a librarian will write to you and send you a cool piece of mail! Tell us a little about you o...

JUGGLING for JOY in JANUARY

1/20 @ 9:00am
to
1/23 @ 4:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Stuck indoors while it's cold outside? Try something NEW and FUN! Register to pick up three juggling balls at Northwest Library and then join Chelsea Ryan of Hooplahoma for a joyous journey into the world of juggling! A link to her recorded demonstra...

Disclaimer(s)

Warning: Kit contains small parts that could represent a choking hazard. It is not intended for children under 3. It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Bag.

It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Kit.

Emotions and Feelings (Joy in January)

1/20 @ 9:00am
to
1/23 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Is your little one still working on learning their emotions and feelings? This kit will be based on a recorded storytime featuring the books Ruby Finds a Worry and Ravi's Roar by Tom Percival. The accompanying craft will have kids making their own ...

Disclaimer(s)

It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Kit.

Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL)

January 21, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 460
Event Description:
Seniors stay active and independent! SAIL 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 depending on fitness lev...

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.

Remote Teen Table Top Time

January 21, 2021
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Dice, character sheets, and miniatures: join us as we role-play! Ages 11-18....

MLS Studios Online: Website Design with Wix

January 21, 2021
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
MLS Studios Online is a series of virtual events that introduce you to the exciting technology available in the Bethany Library's Makerspace. In this session we'll show you how to build your own website using Wix, a free online website design pro...

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

January 21, 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
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.

Steppin Into Shape

January 21, 2021
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Zoom (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Let’s get healthy with fitness and fun. View via ZOOM in the comfort of your home either alone, with a friend, or even as a family to participate in aerobics, line dances, Zumba or partner swing steps. Dress comfortably and get ready to step into a n...

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.

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.

Chair Yoga

All Day
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
If you want to improve your health but have difficulty with standing exercises, try a chair yoga class with a registered yoga instructor. Chair exercises may be helpful for those suffering from a variety of health conditions or those who have troubl...

Steppin Into Shape

January 23, 2021
9:00am - 10:00am
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Zoom (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Let’s get healthy with fitness and fun. View via ZOOM in the comfort of your home either alone, with a friend, or even as a family to participate in aerobics, line dances, Zumba or partner swing steps. Dress comfortably and get ready to step into a n...

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.

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.