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

Financial Literacy Workshop - Income Planning

October 8, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Join Jason Sauer, Senior Wealth Advisor with Miller Private Wealth LLC, as he shares the essential information needed to make responsible financial decisions. Whether you are of retirement age or new to investing, all are welcome. This week's topi...

Children Reading to Dogs

October 8, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
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

October 8, 2020
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: 49
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.

Chess Club Online

October 9, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Village Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Zoom (The Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: 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. This ...

Zumba Gold

October 10, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Offsite (Bethany)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 21
Event Description:
Let's get stronger together.  Based on the same dance moves used in original Zumba classes, Zumba Gold is less intense, with dance routines designed for beginners and older adults using modified movements.  Register through the Bethany...

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.

Studio Saturdays: 3D Printed Acorn Keychain

October 10, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Have you always wanted to try 3D printing but didn't know where to begin? Join us every second Saturday of the month for Studio Saturdays where professional librarians from Bethany Library's MLS Studios will guide you step-by-step in the design of 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.

Steppin Into Shape

October 10, 2020
11:00am - 12:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Zoom (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Want to become Tech Savvy in 2020? Participants will receive assistance with job applications, resumes, printing documents, internet research and more. This Tech lab is part of the Metropolitan Library System's Grow with Google Technology initiative....

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.

Book Bunch Book Club

October 10, 2020
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:

Calling all readers! Looking to build community and challenge yourself to discover new, exciting tales? If so, then look no further! Come meet new friends, read new books, and enjoy lively conversation at your neighborhood library.

This month we're reading "The Giver of Stars" by Jojo Moyes. Visit the library or call us to reserve your copy today! This is a recurring event and takes place on the second Saturday of each month. Similar clubs exist at multiple libraries. ...

Jar Spells 101

October 10, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Has the spirit of the season got you feeling witchy? Jar spells are a great way to get into spell work and they are so versatile! Join us for a step by step tutorial and then have fun using those techniques for all of your magical goals. ...

Historically Speaking: Indigenous Ghost Stories

October 10, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
Shilup, Honka, Tsgili, Ch'į́įdii, Moopeets, Ka-yu- Come listen to personal experiences and tribal stories from our Indigenous presenters to learn about the things that go bump in the night and haunt us, out in Indigenous Country. ...

Terracotta Ghost Take Home Kit

10/11 @ 1:00pm
to
10/17 @ 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Register to take home supplies to make your own Spooky Terracotta Ghost! This easy craft pairs with our virtual Paranormal Fest and will help decorate your home!...

Sundays Together Online

October 11, 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 Day10/12 - 10/17
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: STEAM Toothpick Structure

All Day10/12 - 10/18
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Learn about - engineering, architecture, gravity and more with this building Challenge for kids 5 and older. Build your own structure with toothpicks and foam pieces; then measure your height and email a picture of your design to ralphellison@metr...

K-5th Take Home Kit

All Day10/12 - 10/18
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 Kit

All Day10/12 - 10/18
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! ...

Take Home Kit: Flor De Muertos

All Day10/12 - 10/18
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Family Programs
Event Description:
This take home kit will contain supplies to make a paper marigold (aka. flor de Muertos, flower of the dead, campasúchil) which are used to decorate ofrendas (altars celebrating the memory of the dead) during Día de Muertos. Along with the supplies, ...

Adult Take Home Kit : Origami Projects

All Day10/12 - 10/23
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Origami is the art of paper folding, which is often associated with Japanese culture. Pick up a craft kit and follow one of the included instruction sheets to make your own origami creations. Kit will include origami paper and instruction sheets for...

October Take and Make Craft for Ages 2-5

10/12 @ 9:00am
to
10/17 @ 5:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Description:
Let your imagination soar with this special arts and crafts take home 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 practic...

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!

Virtual Preschool Storytime

October 12, 2020
10:00am - 10:30am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Join us for a virtual storytime with your local neighborhood librarians! Connect virtually with other children and caregivers as we enjoy songs, stories, rhymes, fingerplays, and more! This storytime is intended for ages 3-5. Please register only on...

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.

Preschool Activities

October 12, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Zoom (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Join us for a story, craft, and early literacy activity. Come by the library before the program to pick up a craft kit. After you sign up, you will receive an email with a link that will allow you to join the program via Zoom. For Kids ages 2-5. ...

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!

Storytime Takeout

October 12, 2020
10:30am - 11:00am
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
Read, rhyme, and sing with us at Del City Library's virtual storytime! Registration for Storytime Takeout includes a take-and-make kit with songs, activities, and crafts to match our Monday storytimes. Kit pick up is the week before storytime. ...

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!

Literary Lunch

October 12, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Miss your book club? Want to connect with other readers over lunch and a book? Join us online for Literary Lunch. Our libraries have teamed up to offer two chances a month to engage in lively discussion with other readers in your community....

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.

The Magic Tree House Book Adventures Club

October 12, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs, Books & Reading, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us each month as we read and explore the Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne. On the second and fourth Monday of the month, we'll journey with Jack and Annie to an exciting new place and time. The doorway to adventure is in your own bac...

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 12, 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! ...

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.

Take Home Tuesday : Early Childhood

October 13, 2020
9:00am - 9:15am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Online + Curbside (The Village)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Enjoy science, art, and literacy activities from home with these prepared activity kits! In October, preschoolers will make a fall tree using cupcake liners! Supplies are limited. Please register to reserve your kit, then pick it up curbside along w...

Take Home Tuesday : Children

October 13, 2020
9:15am - 9:30am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Online + Curbside (The Village)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Enjoy science, art, and literacy activities from home with these prepared activity kits! In October, children will be making an autumn tree using an art technique called pointillism. Supplies are limited. Please register to reserve your kit, then pic...