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

K-5th Take Home Kit

All Day10/19 - 10/25
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 Day10/19 - 10/25
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
This take home 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! ...

Teen Take Home Kit: Grow Your Own Crystals

All Day10/19 - 10/25
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
You can grow your own beautifully colored borax crystals using pipe cleaners and Borax. It is a fun science experiment that you can easily do at home! This take home kit is for teens aged 10-18. All supplies are included. ...

Adult Take Home Kit: Health Literacy Information

All Day10/19 - 11/1
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Patrons will receive information provided by the National Institute of Health (NIH) and the Medical Library Association (MLA). Information is specifically developed for assisting adults in health literacy. ...

Early Childhood Take Home Kit : Build a Pumpkin

All Day10/19 - 11/1
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Use bright orange tissue paper and a paper plate to make a spooky pumpkin. This program is designed for parents and children ages 2-5 to do together.While supplies last. Check back every two weeks for a new kit!...

Elementary Take Home Kit : Popsicle Spiders

All Day10/19 - 11/1
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Use popsicle sticks and string to make a spider! This program is designed for children 6-12. While supplies last. Check back every two weeks for a new kit!...

Jack-O-Lantern String Art

10/19 @ 9:00am
to
10/31 @ 5:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
It's hammer time! Get in the Halloween spirit by making some spooky decor! The kit will include all the supplies needed to make a string art jack-o-lantern. Registration required. We can only guarantee one kit per registrant. If you have multipl...

Online Yoga

October 19, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
No matter your level of experience there is something to gain from these all level yoga classes taught by a veteran yoga instructor. Yoga has numerous benefits, such as increased flexibility, improved muscle strength, increased blood flow, better pos...

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.

Remote Teen Book Club

October 19, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies, Film & Movies
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 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.

Del City Robotics Club

October 19, 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.

Virtual Rocket Readers

October 19, 2020
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Help improve your child's reading skills with one-on-one reading help for kids ages 5-12! Students will be paired with trained volunteers for 30 minute sessions via Zoom to work on reading and comprehension skills. This event is an online event...

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.

Campfire Tales

October 19, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Zoom (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
In the dark woods, on a cloudy night, a group of teens meets around a campfire to share scary tales of things that go bump in the night. Meet us on Zoom to share scary stories with other teens. Your stories can be made up on the spot or written befor...

Coloring and Cookies

October 19, 2020
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Coloring is not just for kids anymore. Join other adults online, experience the relaxation and stress reduction that comes with coloring your own masterpiece! Registration is required. Once registered, you will receive a notice where to pick up ...

Online Storytime

October 20, 2020
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your library online on most Tuesdays. Sign up to receive a link for the storytime which you can view anytime during that week. Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the magic of stories and share inv...

Tarot Tuesday

October 20, 2020
10:00am - 10:15am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 20, 2020
10:15am - 10:30am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 20, 2020
10:30am - 10:45am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 20, 2020
10:45am - 11:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 20, 2020
11:00am - 11:15am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Stay Active & Independent for Life Online

October 20, 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.

Tarot Tuesday

October 20, 2020
11:15am - 11:30am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 20, 2020
11:30am - 11:45am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 20, 2020
11:45am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Literary Lunch

October 20, 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.

Intermediate Sequoyah Book Club

October 20, 2020
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Belle Isle Library
Registration
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Zoom (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
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 discussions. We will be reading through the Intermediate (6th-8th grade) Sequoyah List. In October we will be reading A Time T...

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 Coding Club

October 20, 2020
5:00pm - 6:00pm
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
Seats Remaining: 4
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.

Tarot Tuesday

October 20, 2020
6:00pm - 6:15pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...