Upcoming Events

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Age
Program Type
Location

Van Gogh, Monet, Degas for Kids with the Oklahoma City Museum of Art

July 22, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Try your hand at Impressionist painting! Join an OKCMOA teaching artist to learn about the summer exhibition Van Gogh, Monet, Degas: The Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Then, create your own watercolor painting ...

Quilting Club

July 22, 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, 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 22, 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 any given day. ...

Lunch at the Library

July 22, 2019
12:30pm - 1:30pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
No cost meals for kids 1-18 ...

Neighborhood Arts: Alegria Real

July 22, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Lobby (Midwest City)
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', movin', singin'...

Neighborhood Arts: Sugar Free Allstars

July 22, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 1 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
This event is held at multiple libraries.Funded in part by Arts Council Oklahoma City....

Reading Buddies

July 22, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Children's Area (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:

Want to make your reading score soar? Simply read! Reading for just 20 minutes a day is guaranteed to improve your reading skills. Children will have the opportunity to read one-on-one with our community volunteers, play word games, and get excited about reading.

Sign up in the kids area....

STEAM Squad: Art and Math!

July 22, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Village)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Our teen volunteer program squad presents a series of fun, interactive children's programs for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) learning! This week's focus: Art and Math! ...

Escape with the Pharaoh's Treasure Session 1

July 22, 2019
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Long ago, a mysterious pharaoh hid his robust treasure deep in his pyramid. Navigate through ancient clues and treacherous puzzles to not only escape from his tomb but also walk away with a piece of his legendary treasure. You must work with a team o...

Science Camp 2019: Insect Habitats

July 22, 2019
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: All-Purpose Room A (Del City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Join us as we build, tinker, and learn about science through unforgettable demonstrations and hands-on experiments. Parent participation encouraged! --- During this session we will make discoveries about the life cycle of insects, learn about insec...

Escape with the Pharaoh's Treasure Session 2

July 22, 2019
4:00pm - 4:30pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Long ago, a mysterious pharaoh hid his robust treasure deep in his pyramid. Navigate through ancient clues and treacherous puzzles to not only escape from his tomb but also walk away with a piece of his legendary treasure. You must work with a team o...

Reading Buddies

July 22, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Program Room (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Continuing Education
Event Description:
Want to be a better reader? Simply read! Reading for just 20 minutes a day is guaranteed to improve your reading skills.  Children will read one-on-one with volunteers and play word games. We can help your reading score soar! ...

Teen Advisory Board

July 22, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Program Room (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Northwest teens! Have your voice heard! Advise the teen librarian on topics of importance to you, help plan teen programming, participate in service projects, and earn service hours. Volunteer application required to participate. Apply here:  ht...

Rocket Readers

July 22, 2019
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Reading Help
Event Description:
Want to be a better reader? Simply read! Reading for just 20 minutes a day is guaranteed to improve your reading skills. We can help your reading score soar! Join us to get one-on-one help with reading practice from volunteers. Children will read wi...

Aliens Among Us

July 22, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
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. ...

Play-with-Me Storytime

July 22, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Description:
Come play with puppets and friends. Enjoy a time of music, movement, crafts and stories. This program is best suited for students who can follow basic song movements and listen to slightly longer stories. Suggested ages 3-6. ...

Teen Time

July 22, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Northwest Library
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Program Room (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Continuing Education
Event Description:
Bored? Hang out with us at the library. Each Monday, we'll have some type of teen activity. It could be robotics and coding, arts and crafts, music, theatre, writing, or something else entirely!  This event is for TEENS ONLY (ages 12-18). ...

Family Storytime

July 22, 2019
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room C (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Put on your pajamas and grab your favorite stuffed friend! We will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and an occasional craft, so come join the fun! This is a recurring event and takes place on Mondays....

Toddler Storytime

July 23, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, 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 wh...

Toddler Storytime

July 23, 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. ...

Toddler Storytime

July 23, 2019
9:30am - 10:15am
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...

Grow With Google: Computer Basics & Resume Booster

July 23, 2019
9:30am - 11:30am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Teen Area (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Careers & Jobs, Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Feeling left behind in the digital age? This is the program for you! Learn basic computer skills - search for information, create documents, use email, set up social media accounts, find jobs, keep your personal information safe, and have fun online...

Storytime

July 23, 2019
10:00am - 10:45am
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Bethany)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: 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!

Many of our Storytimes include supplemental activities like crafts, open playtime, play dough, parachute play and more. Similar event held at multiple libraries...

Music Play

July 23, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Northwest Library
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
Music Play for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, and their caregivers Discover the power of music at the library! Come with your child to sing, move, explore, and express to create beautiful music.   Research proves that early integration of music in...

Neighborhood Arts: Sugar Free Allstars

July 23, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: 46th Star Auditorium (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
This event is held at multiple libraries.Funded in part by Arts Council Oklahoma City. ...

Playtime

July 23, 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. ...

Sensory Playtime

July 23, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Village)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Spending time stimulating senses helps children develop cognitively, linguistically, socially and emotionally, physically and creatively. During this sensory play time, various stations will be set up and children can spend as much time as they would...