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Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

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Steppin Into Shape

February 20, 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: 12
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.

Author Hour: In Conversation with Tochi Onyebuchi

February 20, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Events, Books & Reading, Writing
Event Description:
Join us on Facebook as we celebrate Black History Month by being in conversation with author Tochi Onyebuchi. **** Tochi Onyebuchi is the author of Beasts Made of Night, its sequel Crown of Thunder, War Girls, and his adult fiction. debut Riot B...

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

Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Events, Books & Reading, Writing
Event Description:
Join us on Facebook Live for a new segment of Author Hour (on the 3rd Saturday each month!), where we discuss all things books and writing with authors. We are joined today by authors Shakirah Bourne (JOSEPHINE AGAINST THE SEA), Malika Grayson (HOODE...

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

Page Turners Book Club

February 20, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Zoom (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Join other literature lovers to discuss the short novel, The Enchanted by Rene Denfeld. The enchanted place is an ancient stone prison, viewed through the eyes of a death row inmate who finds escape in his books… An investigator who searches for...

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.

Between the Covers Book Club ZOOM edition

February 20, 2021
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Come join our Between the Covers Book Club ZOOM Edition every third Saturday of each month at 3:00 p.m. .  Once registered, you will receive by email a voluntary scavenger hunt questionnaire along with the  ZOOM link for the discussion! Ret...

Inspired Readers at Ralph Ellison Book Club

February 20, 2021
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
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: 20
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....

Cardboard Free Form Sculpture Take Home Kit!

2/21 @ 1:00pm
to
2/28 @ 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Use the supplies provided to make your very own unique cardboard sculpture! There is no rhyme or reason to how you choose to build or design your masterpiece! Feel free to build it, change it, and create something new! The sky is the limit! Reg...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

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

Sundays Together Online

February 21, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm
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...

Spoticus Around the World Take Home Kit

All Day2/22 - 2/27
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences, Games & Gaming, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Spoticus is traveling around the world this year. Each month he will be visiting a new country but he needs your help. Solve the puzzles using familiar sight words and complete the craft inside to learn about each new place. This is a great activi...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

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

All Ages Take Home Craft Kit

All Day2/22 - 2/28
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Weekly Make & Take Craft kits available as supplies last. Great for customers of all ages! Most supplies included, may need some supplemental materials such as glue or markers. Children may require adult help & supervision. No virtual component. ...

K-5 Constellation Take Home Kit

All Day2/22 - 2/28
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Honor the accomplishments of African American Women in Space Travel! Use these supplies to build models of commonly known constellations.This take home kit is designed for children grades K-5 to explore and create. Kits are first come, first serve. F...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Pre-K Take Home Kit: Mae Jemison

All Day2/22 - 2/28
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Blast Off! This kit includes supplies to create a paper rocket, honoring the accomplishments of Mae Jemison. This kit is designed for young children ages 3-5 to explore and create with their parents. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to cal...

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.

The Booknerds: YA Book Boxes

2/22 @ 9:00am
to
2/28 @ 5:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Sign up for your own personalized book box, filled with some great new YA reads selected just for YOU. You'll receive 2 new YA books (published in the last 1 to 1.5 years) checked out to your library card along with some fabulous fun treats. When you...

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 registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

Virtual Preschool Storytime

February 22, 2021
10:00am - 10:30am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
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. Please register only on...

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

February 22, 2021
10:30am - 11:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Zoom (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Join us for a story, rhymes, a craft, and early literacy activity. Come by the library before the program to pick up a craft kit. After you sign up, you will receive an email with a link that will allow you to join the program via Zoom. For kids age...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

Teen Led RPG

February 22, 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.

The Magic Tree House Book Adventures Club: Night of the Ninjas

February 22, 2021
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs, Books & Reading, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Join us each month as we read and explore the Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne. On the second and fourth Monday of the month, we'll journey with Jack and Annie to an exciting new place and time. The doorway to adventure is in your own bac...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

Virtual Rocket Readers

February 22, 2021
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Help improve your child's reading skills with one-on-one reading help for kids ages 5-12! Students will be paired with trained volunteers for 30 minute sessions via Zoom to work on reading and comprehension skills. This event is an online event...

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.

Spiritually Bold Presents "Soldier Girl: The Story of Cathay Williams"

February 22, 2021
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Spiritually Bold performs an original play about the life of Cathay Williams. At a time when there weren’t any opportunities for a woman who looked like Cathay, she demonstrated unshakable courage. Her desire was to simply live a better life. She ...

Utter Nonsense Game Night

February 22, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Zoom (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Are you hilarious? Can you speak in funny accents? Love to play group games? Come hang out with us and play "Utter Nonsense" the game of silly voices and hilarious phrases. Compete for a prize and see who has the funniest voices! Pick up your ki...

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 Kit: Pipe Cleaner Jewelry

2/23 @ 8:00am
to
3/3 @ 8:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Kiddos of all ages will have fun creating, playing, and learning with these unique jewelry ideas! This low mess activity will aid in the development of hand-eye coordination and precision hand movements while looking FABULOUS! All supplies includ...

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 registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

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

Online Storytime

February 23, 2021
9:30am - 10:00am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your library online! This storytime will be on Facebook Live on Tuesdays in February.  Special guest reader, author and performer Demetrius "Meechie" Gibson will introduce little ones to the magic of stories&nb...

Zoom Storytime

February 23, 2021
10:00am - 10:30am
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
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!

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.

Story & Song!

February 23, 2021
11:00am - 11:30am
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Zoom (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Join us online for Storytime with your neighborhood library! Connect virtually with other children and caregivers and enjoy interactive songs, stories, rhymes, and more from the comfort of your home. Register to receive a link to the Zoom meeting...

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.