ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Ralph Ellison Library and Southern Oaks Library are providing curbside services only until further notice. Watch our website for updates about their reopening.

NOTICE:

All Metro Library locations are in the "Grab & Go" stage. In this stage, customers can come into a library to use a computer, print/copy/fax/scan, and briefly browse the shelves. Masks are required. Click here for more information.

Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

Online D&D

September 30, 2020
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.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Cuban Rumba dance

September 30, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with dance! The second in a series of three videos, instructor Heather Burns will tell us about Cuban Rumba...plus show us a few moves so we can dance along. Premiering on Facebook Live. ...

Extreme Global Candy Grab Bag

All Day
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
Trick-or-treating isn’t just for kids anymore! Stop by the library and pick up a bag filled with some of the world's wildest-tasting candy, plus fun facts about global cultures and the science of taste. Samples include 100% dark chocolate from the UK...

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.

Adult Take Home Kit: Mini Spider Halloween Decor

All Day10/5 - 10/18
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
This week's adult take home kit is a DIY craft to decorate your home for Halloween. This mini spider is perfect for keeping a small stash of candy hidden away just for you! All supplies are included. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to c...

Haunted Shawnee

October 5, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Author Events, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Ever experience a brush of something against your arm that gives you goosebumps? Or hear a particular story about a haunted place that causes the hair to stand up on the back of your neck? If you enjoy hearing about hauntings or want to experience so...

Make Your Own Papel Picado Kit

All Day10/6 - 10/10
Wright Library
Library Branch: Wright Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Wright)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month as a family by making your own papel picado. Papel picado is a decorative folk art technique made by cutting elaborate designs into sheets of tissue paper. These colorful designs are strung to flutter in the...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
10:00am - 10:15am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
10:15am - 10:30am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
10:30am - 10:45am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
10:45am - 11:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
11:00am - 11:15am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
11:15am - 11:30am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
11:30am - 11:45am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
11:45am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Creepy Crawly Crafts

10/6 @ 12:00pm
to
10/20 @ 6:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
On the floor, ground, or wall, these creepy bugs can make your skin crawl! Pick up a Creepy Crawly Crafts kit at the library between October 6-20th for some cooky Fall fun. For kids ages 5-12. If you would like to pick up your kit at another l...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
6:00pm - 6:15pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
6:15pm - 6:30pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
6:30pm - 6:45pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
6:45pm - 7:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
7:00pm - 7:15pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
7:15pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
7:30pm - 7:45pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Tarot Tuesday

October 6, 2020
7:45pm - 8:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Want to learn what your future holds? Do you need advice on what decision you should make? Want to communicate with your loved one that has passed on? Join us to receive a free 15-minute reading to help you find what you seek. Please make sure tha...

Online D&D

October 7, 2020
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.

Hispanic Heritage Month: Conga Dance Class

October 7, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with dance! The first in a series of three videos, instructor Heather Burns will tell us about Conga dance and teach us the moves so we can dance along. Premiering on Facebook Live. ...

Jar Spells 101

October 10, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Has the spirit of the season got you feeling witchy? Jar spells are a great way to get into spell work and they are so versatile! Join us for a step by step tutorial and then have fun using those techniques for all of your magical goals. ...

Historically Speaking: Indigenous Ghost Stories

October 10, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
Shilup, Honka, Tsgili, Ch'į́įdii, Moopeets, Ka-yu- Come listen to personal experiences and tribal stories from our Indigenous presenters to learn about the things that go bump in the night and haunt us, out in Indigenous Country. ...