Attention:

The Village Library parking lot is currently under construction. The library is open for business and curbside pickup is available all day.

The Ralph Ellison Library is open reduced hours for Grab & Go service! We are open Mon-Sat from 9a-5p and Sun 1p-6p.

Upcoming Events

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DIY Ornaments (Take-home Kit for Teens)

12/7 @ 9:00am
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12/10 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Onsite (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Get ready for the holidays with a little DIY! This kit contains supplies to make two ornaments. Customers will need to supply their own glue (hot glue or tacky glue is suggested, or stronger glue with adult supervision).    Kits are f...

Disclaimer(s)

Warning: Kit contains small parts that could represent a choking hazard. It is not intended for children under 3. It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Bag.

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration (if required).

Crafternoon

December 8, 2022
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Harrah Library
Library Branch: Harrah Library
Room: In-Library (Harrah)
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!

Full STEAM Ahead!

December 8, 2022
4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Village)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Full STEAM Ahead! Challenge your creativity and reasoning through Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. ...

DIY Snow Globes

December 8, 2022
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Midwest City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Teens, do you love watching the glittering snow fall inside beautiful snow globes? Come join us at the Midwest City Library and create your own personal piece of winter decor. ...

Intermediate English as a Second Language Classes (ESL)

December 8, 2022
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Edmond Library
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: **STAFF USE ONLY**Meeting Room D (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Event Description:
Improve your English in this class made possible by Community Literacy Centers. This intermediate level class meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 5:00-7:00pm.  English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are designed to help adult learn...

Children Reading to Dogs

December 8, 2022
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Children's Area (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
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 at the library.

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.

D&D Club

December 8, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Calling all adventurers! Have you always wondered what Dungeons & Dragons was all about? Join us to get started in the exciting world of D&D! This is a game in which we foster teamwork, responsibility, and friendships. If you've been curious but u...

Introductory English as a Second Language Classes (ESL)

December 8, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Meeting Room 1 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Event Description:
Learn the basics of English in this class made possible by Community Literacy Centers. This introductory level class meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00-8:00pm.  English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are designed to help...

Cricut Crafts

December 8, 2022
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Conference Room (Bethany)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Create a craft project using the CRICUT MAKER cutting machine....

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.

Family Art Night

December 8, 2022
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Del City)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Description:
You’re never too young or too old to make art! Join us the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month for open-ended creation inspired by different artists and techniques. Children age six and younger should be accompanied by an adult. ...

¡Club de Tejido! / Yarn Club!

December 8, 2022
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
¿Tienes un proyecto de hilo en el que has estado trabajando? Únase a nosotros mientras nos reunimos en un espacio seguro para compartir nuestra experiencia en hilo y aprender unos de otros. Destacaremos patrones gratuitos y cómo conectarse con u...

Disclaimer(s)

Be Advised:  This program may be photographed and/or videotaped for publicity purposes.

By Attending, you consent:  To the use of your voice and likeness in future publicity uses that contain content from this event. If you do not wish to be on camera, please let us know.

For more information visit our Photography & Video Disclaimer

CUE-Cinema Under Exploration

December 8, 2022
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: 46th Star Auditorium (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Film & Movies
Event Description:
Come join us every Thursday night for CUE-Cinema Under Exploration. Every week, guests will gather to watch a film while enjoying free popcorn, then discuss afterwards. December's Lineup is a focus on International Animation December 1- Genius ...

U.S. Citizenship Classes

December 8, 2022
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Zoom (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics
Event Description:
Learn the basics of becoming a U.S. Citizen! The Southern Oaks Public Library is partnering with Community Literary Centers to provide free weekly classes that explore the steps of the naturalization process. Tutors will be available to teach Engli...

Storytime

December 9, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Event Description:
So much more than books! Join us as a librarian introduces little ones to the library and shows parents/caregivers how to create excitement about reading. Connect with others while enjoying rhymes, songs. books, and a craft. This program is held t...

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. 

Writing Club

December 9, 2022
10:00am - 11:30am
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Join other community members and share what you have been writing. You will meet non-professional writers that will provide feedback, tips, and encouragement with your writing endeavors. All styles and types of writing are welcome...

Disclaimer(s)

Be Advised:  This program may be photographed and/or videotaped for publicity purposes.

By Attending, you consent:  To the use of your voice and likeness in future publicity uses that contain content from this event. If you do not wish to be on camera, please let us know.

For more information visit our Photography & Video Disclaimer

Preschool Storytime (Ages 3-5)

December 9, 2022
10:30am - 11:15am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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!

*Please register each child. ...

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. 

Pet Food Pantry

December 9, 2022
11:30am - 12:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Outdoors (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community & Civics, Outdoor Program
Event Description:
The Pet Food Pantry of Oklahoma, Central Oklahoma's Food Bank for Pets, will bring their mobile food pantry to the Ralph Ellison parking lot to give away food for your dog or cat. Food available while supplies last. They plan to bring their van the s...

Teen Book Hotline

December 9, 2022
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Ring ring! Join Emily and Shelbie on Instagram Live for the Teen Book Hotline, where we share YA book recommendations. This month's theme is Best of 2022! Follow the library on Instagram @metrolibraryok and load up the app at noon on December 9 to...

Chess Club

December 9, 2022
4:00pm - 5:30pm
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Family Programs, 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. Chess boards are provided and library materials are available for further learning.

Chess sets may also be checked out for in-library use at any time by visiting the information desk. This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday. ...

Beautify Your Library!

December 10, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Outdoors (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages, Birth-PreK, Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Outdoor Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Come help us beautify the library! Oklahoma City Community Foundation’s ‘Rebloom Oklahoma’ grant and beautification project has donated us daffodils to be planted around our Library! We need YOUR help! Children under 12 must be accompanied b...

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 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 scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

Storytime

December 10, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Family Programs, Storytimes
Event Description:
So much more than books! Join us as a librarian introduces little ones to the library and shows parents/caregivers how to create excitement about reading. Connect with others while enjoying rhymes, songs. books, and a craft. This program is held t...

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. 

Polar Express Holiday Party

December 10, 2022
10:30am - 12:00pm
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Family Programs
Event Description:
We Believe! Join us for a train load of crafts, games and fun in honor of the beloved holiday book "The Polar Express." All aboard! ...

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. 

Beautify Your Library!

December 10, 2022
11:00am - 12:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Outdoors (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages, Birth-PreK, Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Outdoor Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Come help us beautify the library! Oklahoma City Community Foundation’s ‘Rebloom Oklahoma’ grant and beautification project has donated us daffodils to be planted around our Library! We need YOUR help! Children under 12 must be accompanied b...

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 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 scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

SNU Brass Quintet Holiday Concert

December 10, 2022
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community & Civics, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Get in the holiday mood with this live performance from the Southern Nazarene Brass Quintet under the direction of Ricky Spears. ...

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.