Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

Storytime Saturdays

July 20, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Storytimes
Event Description:
A story time for the entire family at your Downtown Library! Join us as skilled librarians introduce little ones to the library and show parents/caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and creating excitement about reading. We will rea...

Knit and Stitch

July 20, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Whether you enjoy knitting, crocheting, cross-stitching, or other types of handiwork, bring it in and join us for conversation and creativity. Bring a friend or make new friends while sharing projects, tips and advice with fellow crafters. This is a ...

Reading Buddies

July 20, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Children's Area (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Volunteers will be available to help children practice their reading skills. Kids are welcome to pick out a book to read to the volunteers or follow along as the volunteers read to them. We'll provide the books and the reading buddy!...

Art Time

July 20, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
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...

STEAM Saturday

July 20, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Wright Library
Library Branch: Wright Library
Room: Meeting Space (Wright)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Come explore different Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math topics in our STEAM Saturday program. This program gives kids a chance to play and build with a variety of educational materials, tools, and toys. Kids will learn by doing as we ...

After the Lights Go Out

July 20, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Midwest City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Midwest City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
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...

Aliens Among Us

July 20, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Family Programs, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Jelly-like skin, glowing bodies, too many legs to count! We're not talking about extraterrestrials but the aliens among us! Join us as we explain the bizarre bodies of animals right here on our own planet. Space is limited. First come, first served. ...

DIY Crafts: Wild Pom Pom Monsters

July 20, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Northwest Library
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Northwest)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
DIY Crafts: Wild Pom Pom Monsters ...

Maurice Sendak Documentary Screening and Discussion

July 20, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: 46th Star Auditorium (Downtown)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Film & Movies
Event Description:
Join us for a film screening and community discussion about one of the most cherished and controversial figures in children's literature, Maurice Sendak. The documentary "Tell Them Anything You Want" is a moving tribute to Sendak, a seminal talent wh...

One Giant Leap: Lunar Landing 50th Anniversary

July 20, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Lobby (Midwest City)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Computers & Technology, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Join us in celebrating the 50-year anniversary of the Lunar Landing with an afternoon of crafts and hands-on activities. Learn about lunar geology, how to build a rocket, and more! ...

Tech 101

July 20, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Did you receive a new tablet, smartphone, or mobile device recently? Have questions or just want to know how to get the most out of it? Bring your device and friendly library staff will work with you to answer any questions you may have - from eBooks...

Monster Bots

July 20, 2019
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
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! ...

YA BookNerds Book Club

July 20, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room C (Edmond)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
This is program open to teens twelve and up and adults who love YA fiction. Each month we select hot new reads and members' choice reads to critique and discuss together. January's reads will be People Like Us by Dana MeleScythe by Neal Shusterm...

After the Lights Go Out

July 21, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
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...

Sundays Together

July 21, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
StoryArt Storytime - A special type of story time for the entire family at your Downtown Library! Join us as we read a story and make art inspired by the illustrator. We will share a book, sometimes sing songs, and take home a souvenir of our time to...

American Creed: A Film Screening & Community Conversation

July 21, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Film & Movies
Event Description:
Join us for a film screening of the PBS documentary, American Creed, and a scholar-facilitated panel discussion with community leaders. In the film American Creed, former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Dav...

Children Reading to Dogs

July 22, 2019
4:30am - 5:30am
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
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 at the library.

This is a recurring event and takes place the second and fourth Monday of the month. This event is held at multiple libraries....

Playtime

July 22, 2019
9:00am - 9:45am
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:

Sharing in playtime is an excellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning, and discover that the library is a destination for fun! Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as: following directions, socializing with others, using language, and using small and large muscles. Come meet new friends, bond with your little one, and explore the many resources your neighborhood library has to offer!

Groups of 10 or more please contact the library....

Quilting Club

July 22, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Midwest City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Continuing Education
Event Description:
Perpetuate the quilting art form. Join the Soldier Creek Quilting Group with your willingness to learn and share all forms of quilting. No experience is necessary. This is a recurring event and takes place very Monday....

Baby Storytime

July 22, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room ABC (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
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!

Playtime is offered immediately after this program. Program is not offered on weeks with holiday closures. ...

Preschool Storytime

July 22, 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: 25
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 wh...

Play Time

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Del City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
Play & Story Time! Sharing in playtimes is an excellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning and discover that the library is a destination for fun! Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as: following di...

Playtime

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:

Sharing in playtime is an excellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning, and discover that the library is a destination for fun! Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as: following directions, socializing with others, using language, and using small and large muscles. Come meet new friends, bond with your little one, and explore the many resources your neighborhood library has to offer!

Groups of 10 or more please contact the library. This is a recurring event and takes place the every other Monday and the third Saturday of each month. This event is held at multiple libraries....

Playtime

July 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room ABC (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:

Sharing in playtime is an excellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning, and discover that the library is a destination for fun! Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as: following directions, socializing with others, using language, and using small and large muscles. Come meet new friends, bond with your little one, and explore the many resources your neighborhood library has to offer!

This event does not meet on weeks with holiday closures. ...

Neighborhood Arts: Alegria Real

July 22, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
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', m...

Neighborhood Arts: Sugar Free Allstars

July 22, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 63
Event Description:
This event is held at multiple libraries.Funded in part by Arts Council Oklahoma City. ...

Preschool Storytime

July 22, 2019
11:00am - 11:45am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room C (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
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 wh...