NOTICE:

The Downtown Library will be closed for maintenance Monday, June 14 – Wednesday, June 16. We hope to reopen on Thursday, June 17. The Downtown book drops will remain open, as will our other library locations. 

NOTICE:

All Metro Library locations are now in our "Sit & Stay" stage.  Customers can come in to sit and read or use their device in our socially distanced seating, use a study room, or use one of our public computers. Please wear a mask. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Events

Special thank you to Niagara Water for the donation of two pallets of water to help our community hydrate and stay cool during outdoor Summer Reading events.

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Friday Night Movies

All Day
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Film & Movies
Event Description:
Check out any 3 DVD’s during Fridays in June and July starting June 11th and get a goodie bag. Supplies are limited and may vary. The library has a broad selection of movies for all ages and all areas of interest. 1 goodie bag per family. ...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens. Accordingly, the Library will not be liable for such harm to any individual resulting from such allergens.

Neighborhood Arts at Myriad Botanical Gardens

July 16, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
Join us at the Myriad Botanical Gardens this summer for live performances by some of your favorite local entertainers. Shows will take place on the Arena Stage located directly south of the splash pad and the Park House restaurant. Fridays at...

Outdoor Blanket Storytime

July 16, 2021
10:30am - 11:15am
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Outdoors (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
To ensure social distancing registration is limited to 10 families. Please submit 1 registration for the whole family. Bring your blanket and join us in front of the library. Caregivers and children will enjoy books, puppets, music, rhymes, and r...

Storytime at Scissortail Park Farmers Market

July 17, 2021
9:30am - 10:00am
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for a special storytime at the OSU-OKC Farmers Market at Scissortail Park! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and show parents and caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about re...

Neighborhood Arts at Scissortail Park Farmers Market

July 17, 2021
10:00am - 12:00pm
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
Join us at the Scissortail Park Farmers Market this summer for live performances by some of your favorite local entertainers. June 12 10am - Sugar Free Allstars 11am - Lucas Ross June 19 10am - Alegria Real 11am - Sugar Free A...

Book Club: Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett

July 17, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Outdoors (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, Outdoor Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Book club meets the 3rd Saturday of each month at 11am. This month's title is Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett. Place your title on hold here and join us on the front porch. The club will meet outside for July and then consider moving indoor...

Yoga on the Village Green

July 17, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Outdoors (The Village)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Outdoor Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
Join us for All-Levels Yoga -- a flow-style class that integrates breath, intention, and a wide variety of poses to create a full mind, body experience that is both energizing and relaxing.  All experience levels are welcome! Please bring your o...

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.

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. 

Customers are encouraged to socially distance by maintaining 6 feet apart for the duration of the event.

Author Hour: with Gena Showalter, Elizabeth Lim & Chloe Gong

July 17, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Author Events, Books & Reading, Writing
Event Description:
Join us on Facebook Live for a new segment of Author Hour! We're going to kick off our Summer Reading Program: Tales and Tails by talking with authors who write adaptations of fairy tales, folk tales and other famous literature. Learn how, when and ...

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

Summer Tales presented by Poetry and Chill Okc

July 17, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Zoom (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Community & Civics, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Join Poetry and Chill OKC Kids to for a weekly workshop that focuses on the importance of creative thinking and creative expression. Teens can join the workshop at any time to create a tale that demonstrates their expressions such as poetry, performa...

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.

Inspired Readers at Ralph Ellison Book Club

July 17, 2021
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Cancelled
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: 6
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....

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.

Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online+ Curbside (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Tell your tales with our weekly activity sheet. Pick up or download your weekly sheet. These sheets can be picked up beginning June 1 and a new one every Monday. These sheets are available for pick up all week long. Finish the drawing and write a sho...

Disclaimer(s)

It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Kit.

PRE-K: Great Big Spider Kit

All Day7/19 - 7/25
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
We've all heard of the Itsy Bitsy spider- but what about the GREAT BIG spider? Is it you?!? It could be. Stop by Almonte today and pick up supplies for making a great big spider headband just right for your head. We will also provide a list of titles...

Disclaimer(s)

It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Kit.

Science Museum - The Three Little Pigs + Kit Pickup

All Day7/19 - 7/25
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Description:
AGE: 1-6 years old         A combination story time and engineering challenge, this program will allow the youngest scientists to interact with one of their favorite classic stories while strengthening their...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registration.  Please register individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Special notes should not be used for additional registrations.

Thank you for your help!

Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Description:
AGE: 12-18 years old Explore some lore, legends, and mythologies from Oklahoma tribes in this hands-on program that will give you an extraordinary look at some of our state’s rich history.    Science activity kits will be distribut...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registration.  Please register individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Special notes should not be used for additional registrations.

Thank you for your help!

Tangram Take Home Kit

All Day7/19 - 7/31
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Happy Tails to You! Enjoy a different take home kit each week during the Summer Reading program. While you're here to get your kit, sign up for the summer reading program and check out some awesome materials! This week’s craft is a tangram puzzle...

Bookish- Teen Subscription Box

July 19, 2021
6:00am - 11:45pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Have you been seeing those subscription boxes pop up everywhere? Well, good news for teens. Get a teen-centered book box at the library! Included in the boxes will be a book, a treat and something special! You get to keep everything in the box! Regis...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registration.  Please register individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Special notes should not be used for additional registrations.

Thank you for your help!

DIY Sandcastle Craft Take Home Kit

7/19 @ 9:00am
to
7/25 @ 6:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Make your own sandcastle and learn about seashells and more!...

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.

We can only guarantee one kit per registration.  Please register individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Special notes should not be used for additional registrations.

Thank you for your help!

It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Kit.

Online Intermediate Yoga

July 19, 2021
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 Intermediate Yoga classes taught by a veteran yoga instructor. Yoga has numerous benefits, such as increased flexibility, improved muscle strength, increased blood flow, better ...

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.

Teen Led RPG

July 19, 2021
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:
Have you ever wanted to play or lead your own RPG?!? Join us for our Teen Led RPG and save the world as a player, or take your turn to destroy it as a DM!...

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.

StoryWalk® at Kiwanis Park!

July 19, 2021
1:00pm - 6:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Offsite (Midwest City)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Family Programs, Outdoor Program
Event Description:
STORYWALK® Enjoy the outdoors! Go on a StoryWalk®! In partnership with Midwest City Parks and Recreation we invite families to StoryWalk® at Kiwanis Park. StoryWalk® is an innovative and delightful way for children — and adults! — to enjoy readin...

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. 

K-5TH: Spider Web Engineering Kit

7/19 @ 1:00pm
to
7/25 @ 6:00pm
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
the animal kingdom is full of amazing engineers! Do you have what it takes to create a spider web? Stop in and pick up our spider-y STEM kit and give it a try! Kits are first come, first serve while supplies last, Feel free to call ahead and check av...

Disclaimer(s)

It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Kit.

Neighborhood Arts: Poetry and Chill Kids

July 19, 2021
2:00pm - 2:45pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
Join Poetry and Chill Kids for musical performances and original poetry written by local kids and teens. Schedule of Poetry and Chill Kids Performances: Facebook Live Monday, July 19 @ 2pm Tuesday, July 20 @ 2p...

Tween Dungeons & Dragons

July 19, 2021
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Explore new worlds and have your own epic adventures this summer at the library! Flex your imagination and creativity in this multi-player table-top RPG! Our Tween Dungeons & Dragons program welcomes all levels of players ages 10-14. Registration ...

Asian Culture Club

July 19, 2021
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Zoom (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Love manga, Kpop, or anime? Learning an Asian language? Want to visit an Asian country? Come hang out and discuss your interests with others who love the same things! Come hang out in the Asian Culture Club and make new friends and learn new thin...

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.