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Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events
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Age Group
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Pre-K Poetry: Pinwheel Poems

4/21 @ 9:00am
to
4/24 @ 4:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Take Home Kit, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Celebrate Poetry month with your Little(s) by creating a moving shape poem with a pinwheel. Supplies and instructions will be provided to create two pinwheels which children will use to create a shape poem. Since it is spring, you and your child ca...

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. 

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.

S.T.E.A.M for Pre-K: Rockets and Constellations (Astronomy in April)

4/21 @ 9:00am
to
4/24 @ 4:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Description:
It's never too early to get the S.T.E.A.M. activities rolling! Join your toddler or preschooler in their own science experiment involving a paper rocket and a straw. How far can they make the rocket go? What if they change the straw length? Does i...

Online D&D

April 21, 2021
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.

Weaving Turtles: Take-and-Make Craft & Virtual Event for ages 6-12

April 21, 2021
4:00pm - 4:45pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Registration & Kit pick-up: April 13-19 Virtual Event: April 21 @ 4 pm To celebrate Earth Day, join us in a Virtual Storytime and Craft using Zoom software. We will read a story about how sea turtles are affected by polluted oceans, discuss ways ...

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!

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.

Citizenship Classes

April 21, 2021
4:30pm - 6:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom - CLC (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Do you want to learn more about becoming a U.S. Citizen? The Edmond Library hosts free classes to explore the steps of the naturalization process. Tutors will be available to provide lessons to learn English and civics needed for the naturalization p...

Permaculture 101 with Kathleen Huffman of Huffman Family Farms

April 21, 2021
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Celebrate Earth Day and join Kathleen Huffman of Huffman Family Farms on Facebook as she introduces the 12 steps of Permaculture Gardening; these are fun and informative steps that local DIY gardeners and landscapers can use to make their spaces beau...

TED Talk: Tapscott World

April 21, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Zoom (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
The recent generations have been bathed in connecting technology from birth, says futurist Don Tapscott, and as a result the world is transforming into one that is far more open and transparent. In this inspiring talk, he lists the four core principl...

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.

Poem a Day for National Poetry Month

All Day
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Visit Ralph Ellison Library for a poem a day during National Poetry Month, featuring different poets, eras, and subjects. You just might find a new favorite! You can read a poem in the library or we'll give you a copy of today's poem to take home. Ha...

Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL)

April 22, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 497
Event Description:
Seniors stay active and independent! SAIL 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 depending on fitness lev...

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

April 22, 2021
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....

Investing 101

April 22, 2021
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Description:
How and Why Investing is Important! Join Jason Sauer, Senior Wealth Advisor with Miller Private Wealth LLC, as he shares the essential information needed to make responsible financial decisions. Whether you are of retirement age or new to investi...

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.

Non-Toxic Skin Care with Natural Grocers

April 22, 2021
6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Zoom (The Village)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 82
Event Description:
You eat organic and read labels to avoid chemicals, but what about your body care products? Scrub goodbye to skin care chemicals and learn fun, easy do-it-yourself body care using oils, foods and everyday ingredients at home. On Earth Day, join us an...

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.

Children Reading to Dogs

April 22, 2021
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.

Home Composting

April 22, 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 444
Event Description:
Do you like to garden? Do you want to reduce how much trash you make at home? Do you want cheap natural fertilizer? Learn how home composting can help you! Joshua Campbell with Oklahoma County Extension will explore the benefits of composting, things...

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.

Novels at Night

April 22, 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online (Choctaw)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Calling all readers! Looking to meet new people and discover entertaining reads from the comfort of your couch? Then look no further and join us for a virtual book club. We will be meeting on the 4th Thursday of the month from 6:30 - 7:30 PM. Partici...

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.

Epic Adventure for the Rest of Us

April 22, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Zoom (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Not everyone has a constant internet connection or a powerful device. If that describes you, this program is for you. The galaxy is in serious trouble, and only you and your teammates can save it. The galaxy needs heroes, will you be one? This progra...

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.

Steppin Into Shape

April 22, 2021
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: 21
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.

Poem a Day for National Poetry Month

All Day
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Visit Ralph Ellison Library for a poem a day during National Poetry Month, featuring different poets, eras, and subjects. You just might find a new favorite! You can read a poem in the library or we'll give you a copy of today's poem to take home. Ha...

Poem a Day for National Poetry Month

All Day
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Visit Ralph Ellison Library for a poem a day during National Poetry Month, featuring different poets, eras, and subjects. You just might find a new favorite! You can read a poem in the library or we'll give you a copy of today's poem to take home. Ha...

Steppin Into Shape

April 24, 2021
9:00am - 10:00am
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: 33
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.

OKC Mobile Market

April 24, 2021
9:00am - 10:30am
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Offsite (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
The OKC Mobile Market will bring a mobile produce truck to CH to donate free produce to community members. ...

Poetry and Chill OKC Kids Poetry Workshop

April 24, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Description:
Celebrate National Poetry Month by joining Poetry and Chill OKC Kids for a poetry workshop on poetry that is about action and empowerment....

Poem a Day for National Poetry Month

All Day
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Visit Ralph Ellison Library for a poem a day during National Poetry Month, featuring different poets, eras, and subjects. You just might find a new favorite! You can read a poem in the library or we'll give you a copy of today's poem to take home. Ha...

Sundays Together Online

April 25, 2021
2:00pm - 2:30pm
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...