ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Ralph Ellison Library and Southern Oaks Library are providing curbside services only until further notice. Watch our website for updates about their reopening.

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. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

Postcard Reading List

All Day10/4 - 10/10
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Del City)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Event Description:
Receive a personalized reading list right to your mailbox! This is an ongoing program for all ages. For more information, contact Ask a Librarian...

Sundays Together Online

October 4, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Join us as we create imaginary worlds, learn new art techniques, find inspiration in books, and connect with the world around us. Sundays together is an art weekly program for the whole family to enjoy. Join us on Facebook Live as we s...

All Ages Take Home Craft Kit

All Day10/5 - 10/10
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Weekly Make & Take Craft kits available as supplies last. Great for customers of all ages! Most supplies included, may need some supplemental materials such as glue or markers. Children may require adult help & supervision. No virtual component. ...

Activity Kit: Tissue Paper Snails

All Day10/5 - 10/11
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:

Let your imagination soar at this special arts and crafts program made for little hands! Professional librarians will provide you with all the resources you need to spread your artistic wings. Children will have the opportunity to practice building motor skills, following directions, socializing with others, and more!

Kits include everything needed to make your craft with instructions included.  Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability.  ...

K-5th Take Home Kits

All Day10/5 - 10/11
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
This take home kit is designed for children grades K-5 to explore and create. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability! ...

Pre-K Take Home Kits

All Day10/5 - 10/11
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
This kit is designed for young children ages 3-5 to explore and create with their parents. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability! ...

Teen Take Home Kit: Halloween Garland

All Day10/5 - 10/11
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Teens ages 10-18, will receive a take home kit with supplies and instructions on how to make a decorative Halloween garland. All supplies are included. We also will include a list of spooky books you can check out, so you can get into the Halloween ...

Take Home Kit: Create a Monster!

All Day10/5 - 10/12
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Help develop fine motor skills and learn shapes by creating a monster! Participants will use scissors and glue to piece together a monster out of paper. Supplies included. ...

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!

Adult Take Home Kit: Mini Spider Halloween Decor

All Day10/5 - 10/18
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
This week's adult take home kit is a DIY craft to decorate your home for Halloween. This mini spider is perfect for keeping a small stash of candy hidden away just for you! All supplies are included. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to c...

Early Childhood Take Home Kit : Build a Monster!

All Day10/5 - 10/18
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Use a variety of colorful paper and googly eyes to build your own Halloween monster! This program is designed for parents and children ages 2-5 to do together. We are unable to hold take home kits, but you are more than welcome to call ahead to check...

Elementary Take Home Kit : Bonaparte Falls Apart!

All Day10/5 - 10/18
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Learn about acute, right, and obtuse angles doing this fun craft! Pairs with the book, Bonaparte Falls Apart by Margery Cuyler. We are unable to hold take home kits, but you are more than welcome to call ahead to check availability. While supplies la...

Family Yoga

October 5, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Bethany Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Family Programs, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Yoga class for the whole family! (Geared to Children 8 and under and their parents.) Families are led through activities that promote five elements of yoga and mindfulness – connection, breath, movement, focus and relaxation. This event is an onl...

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

October 5, 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.

Remote Teen Book Club

October 5, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies, Film & Movies
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 book club was created with homeschooled teens in mind, but all teens a...

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.

Make Your Own Reusable Mask

10/5 @ 3:00pm
to
10/11 @ 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Interested in learning how to make your own reusable mask? We've got you covered! The kit includes everything you need to make one resuable, fabric mask. No sewing machine or prior knowledge required. Signup runs from 9/28 through 10/5, and kit picku...

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!

Del City Robotics Club

October 5, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Join us for a six week session of Robotics, Coding, and Fun! Meetings will be held once weekly on Mondays beginning October 5th to discuss our projects and document our progress. We will supply the robots via curbside pickup, and no prior coding exp...

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.

Virtual Rocket Readers

October 5, 2020
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Help improve your child's reading skills with one-on-one reading help for kids ages 5-12! Students will be paired with trained volunteers for 30 minute sessions via Zoom to work on reading and comprehension skills. This event is an online event...

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.

College Admissions and Scholarship Essay Writing Workshop

October 5, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Zoom (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Continuing Education, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Applying to college? Or for scholarships? Take your admissions essays up a notch with this writing workshop. Writer John Gifford teaches essay and creative nonfiction writing to college students, and his workshop will teach students three crucial poi...

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.

Haunted Shawnee

October 5, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Author Events, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Ever experience a brush of something against your arm that gives you goosebumps? Or hear a particular story about a haunted place that causes the hair to stand up on the back of your neck? If you enjoy hearing about hauntings or want to experience so...

Make Your Own Papel Picado Kit

All Day10/6 - 10/10
Wright Library
Library Branch: Wright Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Wright)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month as a family by making your own papel picado. Papel picado is a decorative folk art technique made by cutting elaborate designs into sheets of tissue paper. These colorful designs are strung to flutter in the...

Indigenous Storytime

October 6, 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 ...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
10:00am - 10:15am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
10:15am - 10:30am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
10:30am - 10:45am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
10:45am - 11:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
11:00am - 11:15am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Stay Active & Independent for Life Online

October 6, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 458
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.