Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

Online Coding Club

July 21, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Zoom (The Village)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 8
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 participate ...

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 Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes - Teen Book Club

July 21, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Teens, join us for a virtual book club discussion about The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins. This prequel to The Hunger Games is the book of the summer! The audiobook is available for immediate download through Hoopla...

Online Storytime

July 21, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your library online! This storytime will be on Facebook Live every Tuesday.  Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the magic of stories and share invaluable information on reading readiness with pare...

Let's Make Something

July 22, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Enjoy art and DIY craft activities from home with these prepared activity kits! Supplies are limited. Please call ahead to request a craft kit, then pick it up curbside along with your library materials. Kits must be picked up Wednesday through Frida...

Online Storytime

July 22, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your library online! This storytime will be on Instagram Live every Wednesday.  Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the magic of stories and share invaluable information on reading readiness with p...

Animal Crossing Hangout

July 22, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Join us for an Animal Crossing Hangout! Each event will have different activities so be sure to sign up for both June and July. Island codes will be posted just before the event. This program is available to teens and tweens. ...

Tailored Titles on Instagram (Novellas & Short Stories)

July 22, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Our reading experts are standing by so tell us the last book you liked & we'll suggest a Novella or Short Story to read next so you can get your points in for Summer Reading before the cutoff!   ...

Tailored Titles on Twitter (Novellas & Short Stories)

July 22, 2020
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Our reading experts are standing by so tell us the last book you liked & we'll suggest a Novella or Short Story to read next so you can get your points in for Summer Reading before the cutoff!   ...

Neighborhood Arts: Dustin Cooper

July 22, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
In the Little Folk Sing-Along, Dustin Cooper sings and plays traditional (and not so traditional) folk style songs on guitar/ukulele. His music often features a fandom spin to please both parents and their little folk alike. Schedule of Dustin Coo...

OKC Museum of Art - Pop Power! Sculpture for Kids + Kit Pickup

July 22, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Harrah Library
Registration
Library Branch: Harrah Library
Room: Zoom (Harrah)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Try your hand at sculpting! Join an OKCMOA teaching artist to learn about the summer exhibition Pop Power from Warhol to Koons: Masterworks from the Collection of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation. Detai...

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.

Science Museum - Outlander Take Home Kit Pickup

All Day7/23 - 8/3
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Description:
Enter the world of Outlander where protagonist Claire Fraser, a 20th century nurse, is magically whisked back to 1740s Scotland. In her new life, she deftly interacts with the medical practices, superstitious beliefs, and everyday life of the time. I...

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!

Silver Sneakers Online

July 23, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 315
Event Description:
Seniors stay active and independent! Silver Sneakers Classic is designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and improve activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support and class can be modified depen...

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.

Remote Teen Table Top Time

July 23, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Dice, character sheets, and miniatures: join us as we role-play! Ages 11-18....

Teen Science Fiction Fantasy Book Club

July 23, 2020
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Do you enjoy reading Young Adult Science Fiction or Fantasy? Join us for a book club dedicated just to those genres! Each month we will read different SFF titles and discuss them. There is no set book for July's book club, just come prepared to talk ...

Neighborhood Arts: Dustin Cooper

July 23, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
In the Little Folk Sing-Along, Dustin Cooper sings and plays traditional (and not so traditional) folk style songs on guitar/ukulele. His music often features a fandom spin to please both parents and their little folk alike. Schedule of Dustin Coo...

Between the Covers

July 23, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
Calling all readers! Looking to meet new people and discover entertaining reads from the comfort of your couch? Then look no further and join us for a virtual book club. We will be meeting on the 4th Thursday of the month from 6:30 - 7:30 PM. Partici...

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.

Children Reading to Dogs

July 23, 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. 

Neighborhood Arts: Dustin Cooper

July 24, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
In the Little Folk Sing-Along, Dustin Cooper sings and plays traditional (and not so traditional) folk style songs on guitar/ukulele. His music often features a fandom spin to please both parents and their little folk alike. Schedule of Dustin Coo...

Chess Club Online

July 24, 2020
4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Zoom (The Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
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.

This event is an online event through chess.com. Registration is required to receive the invitation to the online club and weekly live tournaments. ...

Online Storytime

July 25, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your library online! This storytime will be on Facebook Live every Saturday.  Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the magic of stories and share invaluable information on reading readiness with par...

Sundays Together Online

July 26, 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...

OKC StorySLAM

July 26, 2020
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
Join us for a virtual OKC StorySLAM, co-presented by the Metropolitan Library System! The OKC StorySLAM is a live-monthly storytelling event that has taken place in Oklahoma City since 2005. Each OKC StorySLAM has a theme, and all participants tel...

Remote Teen Book Club

July 27, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Event Description:

Are you a book-a-holic? If so, then look no further! Come meet new friends, read new books, and enjoy thought-provoking, teen-led discussions at your neighborhood library.

This book club was created with homeschooled teens in mind, but all teens are invited! This is a recurring event and takes place every other Tuesday. A similar club exists at multiple libraries. ...

Foreclosure Prevention

July 27, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Foreclosure is an alarming word, and now more than ever. During our Foreclosure Prevention Workshop, we'll have a financial representative from the community discuss information and resources for homeowners before hosting a short question and answer ...