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English as a Second Language Classes - Beginner (ESL 1)

December 8, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online (Almonte)
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 Monday and Wednesday from 6:00-8:00pm.  English as a Second Language (ESL) cla...

Movie Club - Addams Family 2019

December 8, 2021
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Film & Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Think your family is weird? Guess again. The Addams Family animated film will get your fingers snapping and laughing outloud. We will be watching the first parts of the animated Addams Family film with others over Zoom. Register now to be part of the...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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.

COLLEGE PREP "RAP" Session

December 8, 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Zoom (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Careers & Jobs, Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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 test prep, choosing a college, financial aid and scholarships, or the application process. Programs will offer advice from experts. Our librarians will be on hand to demonstrate the library’s free resources and help you on your journey.

Have you ever wondered about what it takes to get into college, but were afraid to ask? Then this “Rap” session is for you! Sign up and ZOOM in to speak with a Professional College Recruiter and ask questions to find out what is required to successf...

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.

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

Sketch Savvy: Winter Wonders

December 8, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Zoom (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
With winter comes visions of frosty splendor and snowy creatures. Join us as we learn about some of the wonderful wintery outdoors and how to draw them. We use only pencil and paper and guide in a way artists at every level can understand. ...

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.

CLC Adult Basic Education Classes (ABE 1)

December 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...

Jones Storytime

December 9, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am
Jones Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Jones Library
Room: Outdoors (Jones)
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!

We will meet outside as long as weather is permitting. We will provide mats for sitting on the ground, but feel free to bring blankets if you'd like! ...

CLC High School Equivalency Classes (HSE 1)

December 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)

December 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...

Full STEAM Ahead Online + Take Home Kit

December 9, 2021
4:00pm - 5:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Zoom (The Village)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
Full STEAM Ahead! Challenge your creativity and reasoning through Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. It's National Computer Science Week (Dec 6-12)! This month we will use binary code to make bracelets/ornaments, decode pictures, 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.

Online D&D

December 9, 2021
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Harrah Library
Library Branch: Harrah Library
Room: Online (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 Thursdays 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.

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

December 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...

Shelf Indulgence: YA Book Club

December 9, 2021
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Love young adult literature, even though you may not be a teen any longer? This book club is open to all YA lovers, both teens and adults! Get ready for a holiday YA book bonanza! Pick any holiday-themed YA book or short story to read and share wi...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

December 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 ...

Children Reading to Dogs

December 9, 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.

CLC U.S. Citizenship Classes (CIT 2)

December 9, 2021
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Zoom (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
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...

Tailored Titles Live Reading Recommendations

December 9, 2021
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Our reading experts are standing by so tell us the last book you liked & we'll suggest what to read next! You can also receive suggestions on Twitter and Instagram. ...

Teen Open Game Night

December 9, 2021
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Del City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us at the library for an in-person open game night! We'll have plenty of board games, a Nintendo Switch, and tons of snacks. Bring your friends and come hang with us at the Del City Library....

Polar Express Ornament Take-Home Kit

12/10 @ 9:00am
to
12/13 @ 8:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit, Writing
Event Description:
All aboard the Polar Express! Reserve your copy of The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg or click on the green rectangle on the right side of this page to read along in Hoopla Digital. Then create your own jingle bell ornament and write a lette...

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.

S.O. Kids' Holiday Shoppe

December 10, 2021
9:30am - 11:45am
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Community & Civics, Family Programs
Event Description:
You must call the library directly to sign up for this program. Let your kids experience the thrill of selecting their own gifts for family members. Library staff will help your child choose two small gifts to give to a family member or friend. ...

Family Wrapping Party

December 11, 2021
10:00am - 12:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Del City)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Description:
Elevate your gift-giving game at the Del City Library with DIY wrapping paper creations! We'll have blank kraft paper, cards, and gift bags for you to decorate with paint, markers, pom poms, and more. This program is all-ages, come-and-go, from 10AM...

Knitting Club

December 11, 2021
10:00am - 12:00pm
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Interested in knitting or learning how to knit? Join us as you finish your current project, or simply bring yarn and needles and we will help you get started! The recommended yarn for beginners is "variegated worsted weight" and size 7 or 8 needles. ...

S.O. Kids' Holiday Shoppe

December 11, 2021
10:00am - 4:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Community & Civics, Family Programs
Event Description:
You must call the library directly to sign up for this program. Let your kids experience the thrill of selecting their own gifts for family members. Library staff will help your child choose two small gifts to give to a family member or friend. ...

STEAM SATURDAY Patio Program: Build a marble-driven computer using a Turing Tumble kit

December 11, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Northwest Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Outdoors (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Event Description:
Use ramps, crossovers, bits, interceptors, gears and gear bits to see how a computer works! You'll work your way through 60 different puzzles in a comic book format to bring Aria the space engineer closer to rescue from a forgotten planet. Each puzzl...

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 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.