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

Oddities & Curiosities in October: Sew Your Own Sock Monster

10/14 @ 9:00am
to
10/17 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Offsite (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Sew your own creepy friend with this DIY Sock Monster kit. Kits are one per teen (ages 12-18) and can be picked up at Northwest Library from Wednesday October 14th through Saturday October 17th during curbside pickup hours. ...

123! Play with Me at Home!: Connect with a Community Resource Professional

October 14, 2020
9:30am - 10:30am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Adults
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Join us every Wednesday in October to learn more about the importance of play and healthy caregiver/child relationships. A different community resource professional will join us each week via Zoom to talk about a variety of topics related&n...

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.

Online D&D

October 14, 2020
3:30pm - 5:30pm
Harrah Library
Library Branch: Harrah Library
Room: Zoom (Harrah)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Have you ever wanted to join up with a group to go on quests and solve the problems of world not your own? Join us Wednesdays as we explore new worlds, fight ferocious beasts, and complete quests for treasure, glory, and more! This program is open to...

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.

Author Visit: Rebecca Balcárcel

October 14, 2020
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Author Events
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with a virtual visit on Facebook Live with children's author, Rebecca Balcárcel. She will share memories and photos from her bi-cultural upbringing, the real life that inspired her Pura Belpré Honor winning book The ...

Paranormal Storytime: Ghosts

All Day
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Family Programs, Storytimes
Event Description:
BOO! Join us for a not-too-spooky ghost storytime! Storytime will be pre-recorded and available for viewing the rest of October as part of Paranormal Fest. ...

Stay Active & Independent for Life Online

October 15, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 458
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

October 15, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Dice, character sheets, and miniatures: join us as we role-play! Ages 11-18....

Full STEAM Ahead Online + Take Home Kit

October 15, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Zoom (The Village)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Full STEAM ahead! Come explore in an interactive setting that will challenge your creativity and reasoning through Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Each session will present its' own set of challenges. *October's program will take...

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.

WASH: Warr Acres Science At Home

October 15, 2020
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Zoom (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Explore the world of Science at home! Pick up a kit with all the supplies and instructions you need. Join us on Zoom to interact with other future scientists. Supply kit should be picked up at the Warr Acres between 10/08/20 and 10/13/20. Kits ca...

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!

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

October 15, 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 15, 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.

SLIME! Take Home Kit

All Day10/16 - 10/23
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Create your own slime!! This is a special Take Home kit, not a virtual program. Registration is required as supplies are limited. This program is meant for Children ages 6-11 and may require adult assistance. ...

Chess Club Online

October 16, 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 ...

Steppin Into Shape

October 17, 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.

Babysitting Workshop

October 17, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Community & Civics, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Join us online for a virtual Babysitting Workshop! Have you ever wanted to earn some extra money or help out a friend? At this workshop, you will learn tips and tricks to be extra prepared for your next babysitting job. Even if you have babysat ...

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!

Halloween Makeup How To

October 17, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Halloween may look different this year, but that doesn’t mean that we can’t dress up in all of our spooky glory. Hone your skills and learn how to put together a hauntingly amazing makeup look to go with your costume. ...

WOW Magic Show & Workshop

October 17, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 37
Event Description:
Join the Bethany Library in welcoming Magician, Joe Coover, for a Virtual Zoom Magic workshop- A fun interactive magic show for kids that not only amazes but educates the audience on how to use magic to engage with people with a focus on social skill...

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.

Page Turners Bookclub

October 17, 2020
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Zoom (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Join other literature lovers to discuss the short novel, The Bear by Andrew Krivak. In a post-apocalyptic, Edenic future, a girl and her father live close to the land in the shadow of a lone mountain. A Cautionary tale of human fragility, of love an...

Between the Covers Book Club

October 17, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Come join our Between the Covers Book Club every third Saturday at 3:00 p.m. at the Del City Library. At the beginning of each month, test your knowledge by picking up a scavenger hunt questionnaire! Return the questionnaire to our service desk for a...

Inspired Readers at Ralph Ellison Book Club

October 17, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Zoom (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, Continuing Education, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
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.

Book, article, and/or publication readings and discussions for adults of all ages. Register and we will e-mail you the link to join the online discussion. ...

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 Kit: Glitter Cob Web!

All Day10/18 - 10/25
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Glitter, glitter everywhere! Who doesn't love shiny, sparkly glitter?! Stop by the Downtown Library to pick up a Glitter Cobweb Take Home Kit. Participants will use glue and glitter to create beautiful cobwebs. All supplies included. ...

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!

Take And Decorate Masks

10/18 @ 12:00am
to
10/31 @ 6:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Have you wanted to create your own custom mask, but have no idea how to sew? Don't worry, we'll provide the mask for you, all you need to do is decorate it! We will be providing sewing needle and thread, as well as instructions for how to tye dye wit...

Sundays Together Online

October 18, 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...

Meditation

October 18, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Want to try out meditation, but not sure where to begin? Join a veteran instructor for a practical introduction to meditation. This session will cover the benefits of the practice along with a guided meditation session. A chair is recommended. Locati...

Disclaimer(s)

The library is not liable for injuries to people, damage to their property or loss of property belonging to individuals or groups, using the meeting rooms.

PLANT SEEDS TOGETHER!

October 18, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Join us online for an amateur seed planting adventure! We will be demonstrating and sharing together small container planting of various seeds. We will meet online (ZOOM) once a month to share with each other about how our plants are doing. This pro...

All Ages Take Home Craft Kit

All Day10/19 - 10/24
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: Pipe Cleaner & Bead Snake

All Day10/19 - 10/25
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:

Let your imagination soar at this special arts and crafts 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 practice building motor skills, following directions, socializing with others, and more!

Kits include everything needed to make your craft with instructions included.  Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability.  ...