Upcoming Events

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Age
Program Type
Location

Fan Fiction Fan Art Contest

2/1 @ 9:00am
to
3/22 @ 6:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Offsite (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Writing
Event Description:
The Southern Oaks Library Fan Fiction and Fan Art contest was founded by John Hilbert. In dedication to John's work, the contest continues to recognize the remarkable talents of people in our community. February 1, 2020, is the first day to submit e...

Teen Service Team

February 18, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Teen Area (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Make new friends and give back to your community! Contact a librarian to join the Teen Service Team and collaborate on decorating, cleaning, and program support projects. Earn volunteer hours and learn more about how your library works from the insid...

Harold Jones Documentary and Q&A

February 18, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Film & Movies
Event Description:
See the planning that went into 2nd street's The Charlie Christian Jazz Festival with Harold Jones and his video "The Lady" The Making of the Charlie Christian Jazz Festival. Harold will be on hand to answer questions about the Festival along with ot...

Black Towns from Coast to Coast

February 18, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room ABC (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Take a road trip of U.S. history with your tour guide Cheryl Coleman. With special stops in the Historic All-Black towns of Oklahoma, sit back and enjoy music and events that shaped our nation from LA to Harlem. ...

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.

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

History of Hip Hop Dance - R.A.C.E. Dance Collective

February 18, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Del City)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
Come join us as local performers R.A.C.E. Dance Collective provide a fun and informative performance to celebrate hip hop dance. All ages. ...

Music Play

February 19, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Children's Area (Bethany)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Cultural Experiences, Family Programs
Event Description:
Discover the power of music at the library! Come with your child to sing, move, explore, and express to create beautiful music. Research proves that early integration of music into a child's daily routine improves a child's ability to think, reason...

History of Hip Hop Dance - R.A.C.E. Dance Collective

February 19, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Northwest Library
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Northwest)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
Come join us as local performers R.A.C.E. Dance Collective provide a fun and informative performance to celebrate hip hop dance. All ages. ...

History of Hip Hop Dance - R.A.C.E. Dance Collective

February 20, 2020
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
Come join us as local performers R.A.C.E. Dance Collective provide a fun and informative performance to celebrate hip hop dance. All ages. ...

80s Nostalgia Night and Costume Contest

February 20, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 2 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Do you miss the 80s? Do you wish you had been born earlier so you could miss the 80s? No problem! Put on your best 80s gear and join us for a night of nostalgia. Grab some free food and watch some classic commercials from the period. Costume contest ...

Love Your Locks - Celebrate and Care for Your Hair

February 22, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Whatever you rock, However you wear it, We've all got hair that needs some Tender Lovin' Care! Come take a journey with us to better understand your hair and by extension how you can better care for your hair. ALL hair types welcome!...

Harold Jones Documentary and Q&A

February 22, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Film & Movies
Event Description:
See the planning that went into 2nd street's The Charlie Christian Jazz Festival with Harold Jones and his video "The Lady" The Making of the Charlie Christian Jazz Festival. Harold will be on hand to answer questions about the Festival along with ot...

History of Hip Hop Dance - R.A.C.E. Dance Collective

February 22, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
Come join us as local performers R.A.C.E. Dance Collective provide a fun and informative performance to celebrate hip hop dance. All ages. ...

History of Hip Hop Dance - R.A.C.E. Dance Collective

February 23, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
Come join us as local performers R.A.C.E. Dance Collective provide a fun and informative performance to celebrate hip hop dance. All ages. ...

The Urban Poets Present: "If Beale Street Could Talk"

February 24, 2020
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
The Urban Poets will be hosting the viewing of If Beale Street Could Talk, the movie based on the James Baldwin book of the same title. After the viewing of the movie, there will be a discussion. ...

Art Moves - Zach Sutton

February 25, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Atrium (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
Please join us for Art Moves, an Arts Council OKC initiative that provides free arts events in downtown OKC. This performance will be a live performance from Zach Sutton (jazz piano).  ...

FAM (Fandom Anime and Manga) Club

February 25, 2020
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
Event Description:
FAM stands for Fandom, Anime and Manga (plus more!). If you come to this monthly club you might make a kawaii craft, play board games, write fan fiction, perfect your cosplay, hunt for Pokemon, make a light saber, watch shows together, or discuss yo...

Midweek Makers: Art Outside the Lines

February 26, 2020
2:30pm - 3:30pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Description:
Join us for a fantastic afternoon of creativity and art exploration! We will be creating unique art each month inspired by well known artists. Attendees will be provided with the necessary supplies to create their own take-home art. This is a recurri...

Learn Native American Beading

February 27, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 1 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 44
Event Description:
Have you ever wanted to learn about Native American style beading? You're in luck! We will be doing a beadwork project with a skilled presenter, and all crafts and supplies will be provided by the library. ...

Black Towns From Coast to Coast

February 29, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Take a road trip of U.S. history with your tour guide Cheryl Coleman. With special stops in the Historic All-Black towns of Oklahoma, sit back and enjoy music and events that shaped our nation from LA to Harlem.   ...

Harold Jones Documentary and Q&A

February 29, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Film & Movies
Event Description:
See the planning that went into 2nd street's The Charlie Christian Jazz Festival with Harold Jones and his video "The Lady" The Making of the Charlie Christian Jazz Festival. Harold will be on hand to answer questions about the Festival along with ot...

Bruce Benson & Studio B

February 29, 2020
3:00pm - 4:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Enjoy the smooth sounds of a live jazz band as Bruce Benson and Studio B provide relaxing tunes for all to enjoy....

Teen Service Team

March 3, 2020
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Teen Area (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Make new friends and give back to your community! Contact a librarian to join the Teen Service Team and collaborate on decorating, cleaning, and program support projects. Earn volunteer hours and learn more about how your library works from the insid...

Teen Tech Week: Paper Flower Circuits

March 3, 2020
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Hang out, create, and celebrate Teen Tech Week with us at the library. Each day starting on Wednesday, we'll have some type of teen tech activity. We will have crafts with LED lights, make green screen pictures, 3D art drawing, and Tech Take Apart ar...

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

Let's Learn Japanese!

March 3, 2020
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
The 2020 Olympics kick off in Tokyo in four short months! Begin your countdown by joining our 5-week Japanese language program! We'll watch an episode of anime to set the mood and then learn some simple related Japanese that we'll practice in some ea...

Teen Tech Week: Green Screen Magic

March 5, 2020
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Teen Area (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Computers & Technology, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Live Performances & Entertainment, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 29
Event Description:
Hang out, create, and celebrate Teen Tech Week with us at the library. Each day starting on Wednesday, we'll have some type of teen tech activity. We will have crafts with LED lights, make green screen pictures, 3D art drawing, and Tech Take Apart ar...

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

Historically Speaking: Women's Suffrage

March 7, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: 46th Star Auditorium (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 127
Event Description:
In honor of Women's History Month and the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, join us to learn about the Women's Suffrage movement in Oklahoma. Our guest presenter, Dr. Jennifer Holland, will tell the story of how Oklahoma women gained their rig...

Art Moves- Middle Sister

March 9, 2020
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Atrium (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
Please join us for Art Moves, an Arts Council OKC initiative that provides free arts events in downtown OKC. This performance will be a live performance from Middle Sister (folk duo). ...