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Upcoming Events

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CLC Adult Basic Education Classes (ABE 1)

November 9, 2021
9:30am - 11:30am
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Zoom (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Event Description:
Improve your reading and other basic skills in this class made possible by Community Literacy Centers. This class meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30-11:30am.  Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes focus on reading, writing, ma...
Registration
Library Branch: Wright Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Wright)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Let's continue our journey around the world - through art! Join us each month with a new Take and Make Kit highlighting a different type of folk art from countries, territories, and people around the world. For our November trip, in honor of Natio...

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 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.

Storytime

November 9, 2021
10:00am - 10:45am
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Covered Patio (Choctaw)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
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!

This storytime will take place on our outside patio with socially distanced chairs. Distanced activities will be provided after the stories. We will provide mats for sitting on the ground, but feel free to bring blankets if you'd like! First c...

Story & Song: Bears!

November 9, 2021
11:00am - 11:30am
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Zoom (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Family Programs, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
Join us online for Storytime with the Downtown Library! Our theme for the week is: Bears! Connect virtually with other children and caregivers as you enjoy interactive songs, stories, and rhymes from the comfort of your home. Register to receive 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.

Take Home Tuesday: Adults

November 9, 2021
12:00pm - 7:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Online + Curbside (The Village)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
We are so excited to present Tiny Art Show! Get a kit to make your very own tiny painting, and then bring it back to us at the library so we can display all your beautiful tiny art in our gallery windows in the lobby. Kits must be picked up withi...

CLC High School Equivalency Classes (HSE 1)

November 9, 2021
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Event Description:
Prepare for the HiSET exam in this class made possible by Community Literacy Centers. This class meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00-4:00pm.  High School Equivalence (HSE) classes are designed to prepare adults for ...

English as a Second Language Classes - Advanced Beginner (ESL 7)

November 9, 2021
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Edmond Library
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom - CLC (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Event Description:
Improve your English in this class made possible by Community Literacy Centers. This advanced beginner level class meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 2:00-4:00pm.  English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are designed...

Executive Committee Meeting

November 9, 2021
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: 46th Star Auditorium (Downtown)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Commission Meetings

Teen Virtual Dungeons & Dragons

November 9, 2021
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Adventure awaits at the Del City Library! Join us every Tuesday for Virtual Dungeons & Dragons. This program is for all teens ages 12-18. To register, email askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org...

Capitol Hill After School Events

November 9, 2021
4:15pm - 5:30pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Patio (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Film & Movies, Games & Gaming, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Come by Capitol Hill after school if you're looking for something fun to do. We will have different activities and crafts available to create at your own pace and enjoy with friends. Similar programs exist at multiple libraries....

Messy Outdoor Art

November 9, 2021
4:30pm - 5:30pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Outdoors (The Village)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Outdoor Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Teens, get ready to make a mess with paint projects that explode, pop, and burst! Make art to take home and art to decorate the library's teen space. This program will take place in the Village Green outdoor space, weather permitting. Wear clothes t...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Homework & Reading Help

November 9, 2021
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 2 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Homework Help
Event Description:
Practice makes perfect in sports, and the same is true in school. Research has shown that the best way for children to improve their reading, math, and science reasoning skills is through practice. Children are invited to practice reading with one of...

English as a Second Language Classes - Intermediate (ESL 11)

November 9, 2021
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Edmond Library
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom - CLC (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 h...

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Workshop

November 9, 2021
5:30pm - 7:00pm
Midwest City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Zoom (Midwest City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a class that gives you the skills to take care of yourself while caring for someone else. By taking care of your own health and wellbeing, you become a better caregiver. This is a six-week online course taught by ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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.

Nutritional Immune Support 101 with Natural Grocers

November 9, 2021
6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Zoom (The Village)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Most people know that zinc is important for the immune system, but do you know why? And what about the importance of other vitamins, minerals, herbs, and foods? Just like the rest of our body, the immune system requires optimal nutrition to function ...

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.

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.

Teen Anime Club

November 9, 2021
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Zoom (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Film & Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Love Anime and/or Manga? Join our Anime club and talk to like minded teens, aged 12-17 about your favorite shows and books! Every week we will watch and talk about anime, manga, fan fiction, and fan art. This is a virtual program that will transiti...

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.

By Blood: Viewing and Discussion

November 9, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Film & Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Description:
Join the Bethany Library via ZOOM to watch the documentary By Blood. This film is a chronicle of American Indians of African descent battling to regain their tribal citizenship. We will be streaming the film over Zoom but feel free to watch it throug...

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.

English as a Second Language Classes - Beginner (ESL 6)

November 9, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Zoom (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Event Description:
Improve your English in this class made possible by Community Literacy Centers. This beginner level class meets every Tuesday and Thursday from 6:00-8:00pm.  English as a Second Language (ESL) classes are designed to help ...

Edmond Writing Group

November 9, 2021
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Are you a local OKC area writer? If so, this is something you don't want to miss! The library is creating some writing groups, and this is open to anyone....

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.

Book Page Leaf Banner Take Home Kit

11/10 @ 9:00am
to
11/13 @ 4:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Happy Fall, y'all! Make this cute and festive fall leaf banner, adorned with recycled book pages to proclaim your love of reading, too! Perfect for your mantel, a window, or anywhere your home needs a little festive fall flair. Kits are one per FA...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration.

Northwest Kids QUESTION! What Makes Leaves So Colorful? (Take Home Kit)

11/10 @ 9:00am
to
11/13 @ 4:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Event Description:
Don't just tell your kiddos why leaves change colors, show them! In this chromatography experiment—courtesy of the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago—discover what makes fall leaves so colorful. Please note: you will need a small bottle of ace...

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.

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

Winter Wonderland Take Home Kit (Early Childhood)

11/10 @ 9:00am
to
11/13 @ 4:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Description:
Celebrate winter with craft activities. Activities will work on developing fine motor skills. Work on lacing by making a yarn and pinecone ornament and make your own snowman stick puppet with this kit. Kits are one per FAMILY. Any duplicate re...

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.

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

College Financial Aid Basics

11/10 @ 9:00am
to
11/23 @ 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Business & Finance, Careers & Jobs, Continuing Education, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
The college admissions process can be difficult to navigate, but we offer the resources you need to make your collegiate dream a reality. Join us to learn about financial aid and scholarships. Information about the library’s free resources will be h...

Disclaimer(s)

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!

Rhyme of the Month Club

11/10 @ 9:00am
to
11/24 @ 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Rhyme of the Month Club for Preschoolers and their caregivers. Initial Kit will include mini "felt board" piece, words to one rhyme and coordinating laminated pictures with velcro. Kits are intended to be portable: take them on doctor visits, shopp...

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!

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