Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

Escape from the Jungle

July 18, 2019
4:00pm - 6:30pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Gaming, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
An escape room for those who seek to find, a way to leave their world behind. Teens, join us as we escape the jungle, in time for a special movie screening. The first player to reach the end wins. ...

Balloon-o-palooza

July 18, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Learn the basics of balloon twisting in this interactive, hands-on workshop. Take home your own balloon creations to wow your friends and family, and snag a handy skill to entertain kids and adults alike everywhere you go. Registration is require...

Math, Science and Language Arts Enrichment

July 18, 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: Continuing Education, Homework Help, Reading Help
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. ...

Conversational English for Citizenship Exam

July 18, 2019
5:30pm - 8:30pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
An English language workshop to prepare students for the Citizenship process.  The workshop will be on Thursday evenings, beginning June 6 and last through July 25.  It will cover some of the questions and topics that may be discussed durin...

After the Lights Go Out

July 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
The grid may have gone down, society as we know it may be lying in ruins, and an impending biological threat may be seconds from being unleashed, but that doesn’t mean the fun has to stop for you! That’s precisely the time “After the Lights Go Out” b...

Children Reading to Dogs

July 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Children's Area (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
Young readers build "pawsitive" self-esteem, self-confidence and improve their reading skills while reading aloud to certified therapy dogs. This event is held at multiple libraries....

Grow with Google: Teen Tech Training

July 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 2 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
Are you new to computers or wanting to grow your skills? This is the class for you! Teen Tech Training will teach the computer skills you need to succeed in school, search for jobs, and safely have fun online. Sign-up is required. Each Teen Tech Trai...

In the Night Kitchen Pastries & Palette for Kids!

July 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:

Create, explore, and meet new friends at your neighborhood library! We’ll provide the space and supplies, you supply the creativity!

Join us at the Downtown Library, as we celebrate the Maurice Sendak book, In The Night Kitchen, with a special installment of Pastries & Palette for Kids! Use your imagination to create a one of a kind painting as we nibble on pastries both sweet and...

Wild About Gardening: Sand Terrariums

July 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Northwest)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
We are Wild About Gardening this summer and Wild About Terrariums!  This year our focus is on creating sand terrariums to beautify and green our spaces with a bit of art and a bit of gardening.  We will be using colored sand to fill open gl...

Schedule a Librarian

July 18, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Children's Area (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Event Description:
Do you ever wish you had more time to talk with our library staff about a research question, a tech problem, or something else? You now have the chance to schedule a librarian on Thursday evenings for up to 30 minutes, so we may better serve you. If ...

Family Playtime/Storytime

July 18, 2019
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Northwest Library
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Program Room (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
For children 1 to 5 years old and their families. Come play together at the library! Different centers will be set up for you and your children to explore and enjoy. After playtime, we will wrap up with a short storytime....

Sunny River Storytime

July 18, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Del City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Live Performances & Entertainment, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime that suits the whole family! Percy the Platypus and his cast of riverbottom friends invite you to learn, sing, read, laugh, and grow.  ...

Wild About Movies

July 18, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Forum (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Film & Movies
Event Description:
Join us for free movie screenings during Summer Reading. Complimentary popcorn will be served during each movie. Contact the library for movie title information....

Balloon-o-palooza

July 18, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Learn the basics of balloon twisting in this interactive, hands-on workshop. Take home your own balloon creations to wow your friends and family, and snag a handy skill to entertain kids and adults alike everywhere you go. Registration is require...

Preschool Art Time

July 19, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Children's Area (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Event Description:
Creating simple art is one of the building blocks of a child's development. Research proves that the process develops fine motor skills and aids in language development, problem-solving skills, and critical thinking skills. Join us for an art-inspire...

Monster Bots

July 19, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Eeek! It’s a monster—BOT! He wiggles, he scribbles, and he looks however you want him to! Engineer a friendly (or scary) monster of your own that is limited only by your imagination! ...

Neighborhood Arts: Alegria Real

July 19, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Harrah Library
Library Branch: Harrah Library
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
This event is held offsite at Harrah City Hall, located at 19625 NE 23rd St, Harrah, OK 73045. 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 th...

Neighborhood Arts: Sugar Free Allstars

July 19, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Nicoma Park Library
Library Branch: Nicoma Park Library
Room: Meeting Room (Nicoma Park)
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
This event is held at multiple libraries.Funded in part by Arts Council Oklahoma City....

I've Made a Monster

July 19, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Unleash the Beast This Summer with Finer Arts! In one hour or less, the Finer Artist before you will turn into a monster!  Perfect for teaching cultural literacy and cooperative engagement, this assembly program uses costume drama, demonstration...

Quilting Club

July 19, 2019
11:00am - 3:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Open Study Area (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
This beginner-friendly quilting group meets weekly to share their expertise and work on various projects. This is a recurring event.  ...

School's Out Lunch!

July 19, 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 a given day. ...

Geeks in the Wild

July 19, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
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...

Ozobots

July 19, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) in this hands-on program. We'll be using Ozobot robots and some basic coding skills to learn and play games.  ...

Grow with Google: Coding Camp

July 19, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Youth ages 9-14 will learn coding and computer programming skills, and use those skills to create their own games and projects! Prior coding knowledge is welcome but not necessary.  This is a 6-week course and participants are expected to partic...

Let's Learn Japanese!

July 19, 2019
4:00pm - 5:15pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Film & Movies
Event Description:
Next summer is the 2020 Olympics kick off in Tokyo. Why not start off your countdown by learning some Japanese this summer? In our 4-week course, we'll learn some simple Japanese in a short lesson, try our hand at some easy conversation, an...

Chess Club

July 19, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Family Programs, Games & Gaming
Event Description:

It’s your move! Want to increase your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Learn how to play chess or develop your existing skills against other players in a friendly environment. Players of all abilities are welcome. Chess boards are provided and library materials are available for further learning.

Chess sets may also be checked out for in-library use at any time by visiting the information desk. This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday. A similar club exists at multiple libraries....

Between the Covers Book Club

July 20, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Event Description:
Come join our Between the Covers Book Club every third Saturday at 10:00 am for at the Del City Library beginning March 16.  For March and April, we will be discussing the Adventures of Claire Randall in the first book of the Outlander series b...