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Book Bunch Book Club

December 11, 2021
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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.

This month's Zoom book club meeting we're discussing "Favorites from the whole year."  Visit the library or call us to reserve previous book club titles today! This is a recurring event and takes place on the second Saturday of each month. ...
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Outdoors (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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.

Crystal Growing Kit

12/12 @ 9:00am
to
12/18 @ 8:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Calling all tween scientists! Pull on your lab coats and get ready to do a science experiment! In this crystal growing kit you’ll learn how to grow crystals from Epsom Salt, explore how molecules form lattices, and discover how crystallization makes ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

DIY Gnome Ornaments

12/12 @ 1:00pm
to
12/23 @ 6:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
This is a no sew gnome ornaments project. These gnomes are great for decorating for Christmas on a budget. All supplies given. This kit is so easy that you can make a bunch in no time. ...

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!

Outdoor Stories and Fun

December 12, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Outdoors (Bethany)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Family Programs, 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!

Children's patio weather permitting. ...

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. 

Cookie Decorating Kit

All Day12/13 - 12/17
Capitol Hill Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Looking for some holiday fun with your loved ones? Come practice the craft of cookie decorating and enjoy a delicious holiday treat with our Cookie Decorating Kits! The kits will include baked, ready-to-eat sugar cookies, colored frosting, and sprink...

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.

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.

Spoticus Out Of This World

All Day12/13 - 12/18
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Continuing Education, Cultural Experiences, Family Programs, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
"Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of Spoticus. His mission: to explore space and conduct new experiments, to boldly go where no dog has gone before." Join Spoticus as he explores outer space, conducts experiments, and learns about c...

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.

Adult Kit: Wooden Ornament

All Day12/13 - 12/19
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Kit includes the supplies to create a raw-edge wooden ornament with the names of your family and friends on it. No registration, feel free to call ahead for availability. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Miniature Food Mania

All Day12/13 - 12/19
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Save calories and instead of making real food, learn to make your own dollhouse sized miniature food favorites! Geared towards ages 10 and up! Younger participants will need adult assistance....

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).

Teen Kit: Litcraft Ornament

All Day12/13 - 12/19
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
This weeks teen craft kit is a literary holiday ornament. This kit is for tweens/teens aged 10-18. All supplies are included. Kits are first come, first serve. ...
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
The James Webb Space Telescope is scheduled to launch Dec 18th, 2021! This telescope will allow scientists to look back in time to when stars and galaxies were beginning to form. Come celebrate with us by grabbing an informative take-home kit with an...

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.

Wintry Circuit Card

All Day12/13 - 12/19
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Cozy up next to a warm fire and dive into this circuit kit. Using copper tape, a coin battery and a tiny lightbulb, creators will assemble a light-up greeting card featuring a wintry scene! Kits are available on a first come, first serve basis. ...

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.

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

Tweens & Teens Take and Make Kit: Bottlecap Snowmen

All Day12/13 - 12/21
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 32
Event Description:
Create your own festive winter snowman ornament! Each kit will include directions and everything you need....

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!

Do You Want To Build A Snowman? Parent and Me Take Home Kit

All Day12/13 - 12/23
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online+ Curbside (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Grab this take home kit to create your own Frosty or Olaf or your own fun version of an indoor snowman to celebrate the beginning of winter. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Elementary Take Home Kit: Paper Plate Snowflake Yarn Art

All Day12/13 - 12/23
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
This program is designed for children ages 6-12. This fun winter activity is great for beginning sewing skills and developing fine motor skills. Using snowflake plates and yarn, weave a snowflake masterpiece! While supplies last. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Holiday Hygge Activity Kit

All Day12/13 - 12/23
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
The holiday season can be stressful, and you may find yourself in need of some hygge. "Hygge" (pronounced hoo-gah) is a Scandinavian term that refers to coziness and togetherness. In this activity kit, you will find snacks, tools, and crafts to help ...

Winter Book Nook : Family Craft

All Day12/13 - 12/23
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online+ Curbside (Warr Acres)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Pick up a box of supplies and inspiration and then create a snowy winter scene in a box to display on a bookshelf in your home using "snow", paper cutouts, and nature items. We would love it if you would take pictures of your creation and email them...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Magic Scratch Art Tree Ornament Kit

12/13 @ 9:00am
to
12/19 @ 5:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
This is a take home kit for geared towards kids ages 3 and up. Kit contains the supplies to make a scratch art tree ornament. Younger children will need adult supervision and assistance. No registration necessary. Kits available starting Monday ...

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.

Create your own Kinara for Kwanzaa

12/13 @ 9:00am
to
12/23 @ 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, Cultural Experiences, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
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!

Stop by the Downtown Library to pick up this AWSOME take and make kit! Learn about Kwanzaa as you create your own Kinara. All supplies are included....

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. 

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.

Virtual Storytime

December 13, 2021
9:30am - 10:00am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Join us for a virtual storytime with your local neighborhood librarians! Connect virtually with other children and caregivers as we enjoy songs, stories, rhymes, fingerplays, and more! This storytime is intended for ages 3-5, but any children are we...

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.

Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL)

December 13, 2021
10:00am - 11:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 463
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.

Preschool Activities

December 13, 2021
10:30am - 11:15am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Zoom (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Join us online through Zoom for a story, rhymes, a craft, and early literacy activity. Come by the library before the program to pick up a kit of materials you will need during the program. Before the program, you will receive an email with a link ...

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!

Teen Led RPG

December 13, 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.

Teen Led RPG

December 13, 2021
1:00pm - 3:30pm
Community Libraries
Library Branch: Community Libraries
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Gaming
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.