Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

Minecraft: Redstone Challenge

May 23, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
No computers are needed for this Minecraft-inspired exploration in circuitry! Come together and build a real-world piece of the Minecraft universe using conductive building materials, electricity, and your own ingenuity. ...

Capitol Hill After School Events

May 23, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 1 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Teens, Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM, Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Come by Capitol Hill after school if you're looking for something fun to do.  We will have different activities and crafts available to create at your own pace and enjoy with friends. Similar programs exist at multiple libraries....

Basic English as a Second Language (ESL)

May 23, 2019
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Classroom B (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Registration Required
Event Description:
Improve your English in this class made possible by the Community Literacy Centers. This basic level class meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 4:00-6:00 pm. Contact Community Literacy Centers for more information or to join the wait list. ...

Tutors Math, Science and Reading Enrichment

May 23, 2019
4:00pm - 6:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Open Study Area (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Science & STEAM, Continuing Education
Event Description:
Our tutors are here to help with homework, exam prep, ACT/SAT Prep and more. All ages, all levels, all welcome!...

Book Club

May 23, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Del City Book TalkHave you read a book and wished you could discuss it with someone? Join us to discuss our pick of the month. Just call us for the title and reserve it today or come by the library for a copy of the book. In May we will discuss My...

Children Reading to Dogs

May 23, 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 is a recurring event and takes place every week. This event is held at multiple libraries....

Grow with Google: Computer Basics en Español

May 23, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 2 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Continuing Education
Event Description:
Aprenda lo básico de la computación. Los participantes pueden tomar Google Chromebooks y puntos de acceso wifi prestados! (Sujeto a disponibilidad). Este programa es una asociación entre Metro Library y Grow with Google....

Almonte Game Night

May 23, 2019
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Family Programs, Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Do you enjoy playing board games, card games, and/or video games?  Then come by Almonte Library for game night and test your wits and skills in either cooperative or competitive play with your fellow gamers!  Each month we will feature a different ga...

Children Reading to Dogs

May 23, 2019
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Del City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Continuing Education, Child Development & Parenting, Books & Reading
Event Description:
Children Reading to Dogs Young readers build "pawsitive" self-esteem, self-confidence and improve their reading skills while reading aloud to certified therapy dogs. This is a recurring event and takes place on the second and fourth Thursday of ...

Children Reading To Dogs

May 23, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Children's Area (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Books & Reading

Intermediate English as a Second Language (ESL)

May 23, 2019
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Classroom B (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Registration Required
Event Description:
Join instructors from the Community Literacy Centers and Edmond Library to learn English while improving your technology skills. This intermediate level class meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30-8:30 pm. This program is a partnership between M...

Coffee & Crafts

May 24, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Description:
Enjoy knitting, crocheting, needlework, or working with fabric? Bring your project and meet other members of your community who enjoy working with fibers of all types! Curious to learn more about fiber arts? Let our staff help you explore our expans...

Community, Coffee, & Conversation

May 24, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Children's Area (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community & Civics
Event Description:
Join us for coffee and conversation. Meet some of your neighbors and community members while connecting through conversation, creativity, and sharing. Enjoy books, board games, puzzles, dominoes, and cards. Looking for your next great read? Take this...

Parachute Play

May 24, 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
Event Description:
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! Parachute games will help children learn to cooperate and follow directions. We will conclude our ...

Quilting

May 24, 2019
11:00am - 3:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts

Documentaries & Discussion

May 24, 2019
1:00pm - 2:30pm
Northwest Library
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Northwest)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Love documentaries? Curious about history, science, and the arts? Join us monthly to view and discuss a topical documentary at the library. See a librarian for this month's selection....

Teen Advisory Board

May 24, 2019
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens

Chess Club

May 24, 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....

Coffee & Coloring

May 25, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Wright Library
Library Branch: Wright Library
Room: Meeting Space (Wright)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Warm up with a cup of Joe and relax with fun adult coloring sheets at Metropolitan's most historic library....

Book a Librarian

May 25, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Midwest City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Teen Room (Midwest City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Need help with a computer task or research project? Want to learn more about your new phone or tablet? Need help using one of our library's databases or creating a resume? Then sign up for Book a Librarian! Book a Librarian allows you an hour of one-...

Storytime Saturdays

May 25, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Read & PlayA 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. ...

Total Wellness with OCCHD

May 25, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Northwest Library
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Northwest)
Age Group: All Ages
Event Description:
The Total Wellness program provides FREE interactive weight loss classes for Oklahoma County residents to help prevent diabetes and heart disease. Classes meet one hour every week for eight weeks. All class participants have a goal of losing 5% of th...

Reading Buddies

May 25, 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!...

Eviction Education

May 25, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 1 + 2 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Event Description:
Oklahoma City ranks as the 20th worst city in the United States for the number of evictions filed by landlords against residential tenants. Most tenants do not know or fully understand their rights and obligations under the Oklahoma Residential Land...

YA BookNerds Book Club

May 25, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Classroom C (Edmond)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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. May's reads will be Cinder by Marissa Meyer, Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds an...