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Upcoming Events

Ongoing Events

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Faux Stained Glass Kit Pickup

1/19 @ 12:00am
to
1/29 @ 6:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Teens, join some of the greatest artists in history and turn an ordinary picture frame into a work of art! You'll receive a ready-made stained glass template, paint, and brushes. Just provide your creativity and make something beautiful! Please s...

Design A Mitten

All Day1/19 - 1/31
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Design your own mitten. Practice fine motor skills and sewing skills. Yarn and yarn needle provided. Read and retell your version of the folktale--The Mitten. Kits are available for curbside pick up while supplies last....

Disclaimer(s)

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

Early Childhood Take Home Kit : Shark Window

All Day1/19 - 1/31
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
This program is designed for parents and children ages 2-5 to do together. Using tissue paper, make your own ocean landscape you can tape to your window. While supplies last. ...

Elementary Take Home Kit : Popsicle Catapults

All Day1/19 - 1/31
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. Use your engineering skills and the supplies we provide to make your very own catapult! While supplies last. ...

Teen Take Home Kit: Create your Own Planner

All Day1/19 - 1/31
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Want to stay organized in 2021? Stop by the Almonte Library and pick up a take home kit to create your very own custom planner, tailored to your needs. All supplies are included. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call for availability....

Disclaimer(s)

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

Take Home Kit: Styrofoam Printing

1/19 @ 9:00am
to
1/28 @ 9:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Print making is fun and easy with this Take Home Kit! Participants will use Styrofoam, paint, and carving utensils to create a block print. Printing from Styrofoam can help kiddos learn that they can upcycle everyday materials and turn them into...

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!

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

StoryStash: Teen Book Boxes

1/19 @ 9:00am
to
1/31 @ 6:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
For any teen that loves books, or any teen that maybe needs a little help loving books, our Teen Book Boxes are for you! Simply register and answer a few questions about yourself, and we'll select a book for you! We pick out a new book from 2020 t...

Fireside Follies

1/19 @ 9:00am
to
1/31 @ 9:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Spend an evening by the fire with these cozy crafts and activities! Don your warmest winter clothes and play the chocolate game, make the most creative mitten, and heat up a mug of hot chocolate - on us. ...

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!

SO's Pen Pals

1/19 @ 10:00am
to
2/28 @ 4:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 45
Event Description:
Adults, Teens, Kids! Hi There! Stuck at home? Feeling like an Alien? Here is the program for you: Write to a librarian! Become a SO's Pen Pal and a librarian will write to you and send you a cool piece of mail! Tell us a little about you o...

Take Home Kit - DIY Art Journal

1/24 @ 1:00pm
to
2/6 @ 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Make your own art journal with various colored paper, cardstock, binder rings and stickers!...

All Ages Take Home Craft Kit

All Day1/25 - 1/31
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. ...

Candygram Take Home Kit

All Day1/25 - 1/31
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
We all need some love after 2020. Show your loved ones you care by giving them a specially made candygram. We've made it easy for you, with a kit that includes everything you need to design and create your own cards, including the candy! Signups run...

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!

K-5 Take Home Kits: Inspired by Kids Lit

All Day1/25 - 1/31
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading
Event Description:
Be inspired! We think children's books are just about the best, and we have put together some activities that inspired by some of our favorite titles. Each week's activity will include a link to an e-book in our collection so that you can read along ...

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. 

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

Pre-K Take home Kits: Inspired by Kid Lit

All Day1/25 - 1/31
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading
Event Description:
Be inspired! We think children's books are just about the best, and we have put together some activities that inspired by some of our favorite titles. Each week's activity will include a link to an e-book in our collection so that you can read along ...

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.

Paper Plate Stitching Take Home Kit

1/25 @ 8:00am
to
1/31 @ 6:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Take and make colorful yarn and a paper plate to create beautiful artwork to show off or give as a gift. Each kit includes instructions and materials to make a unique design which displays individualize art. Take home kits are first come, fir...

Adult Take & Make: Black Heritage Kit

1/25 @ 9:00am
to
1/31 @ 9:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Do you like trivia? Do you like learning about interesting people? Great! This Black Heritage Library Kit is for you! Come and get your kit just in time for Black History month in February. The kit includes ten trivia clues and names to match tho...

Crewmate Handwarmer Task

All Day1/26 - 1/30
Wright Library
Registration
Library Branch: Wright Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Wright)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Hey, we know it can get cold when you get ejected into the unforgiving void of outer space. Complete this simple sewing task so your hands can stay warm, at least. Participants will receive all supplies necessary to make their own Crewmate Handwar...

Disclaimer(s)

The library is not liable for injuries to people, damage to their property or loss of property belonging to individuals or groups, using the meeting rooms.

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.

DIY Gifts for Your Canine Best Friend (Joy in January)

1/27 @ 9:00am
to
1/30 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Celebrate the joy that having a doggy best friend brings. Create a handsome doggy bow tie and fleece dog toy with the materials in this kit. Kits are one per FAMILY. Any duplicate registrations will be deleted. Kits can be picked up at Northwest L...

The Joy of Tie Dye (Joy in January)

1/27 @ 9:00am
to
1/30 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Masks are just a fact of life these days. Why not have a little fun with them? Create a tie dye face mask with this kit! Kits are one per family and can be picked up at Northwest Library from Wednesday, January 27, through Saturday, January 30, du...

Winter Sensory Take-Home Kit

1/27 @ 11:00am
to
2/10 @ 12:00pm
Midwest City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
Have your own snow day at home! Kit includes Insta-Snow. Best for ages 3+. ...

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.

Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL)

January 28, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 457
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.

Remote Teen Table Top Time

January 28, 2021
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Games & Gaming
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Dice, character sheets, and miniatures: join us as we role-play! Ages 11-18....

Children Reading to Dogs

January 28, 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: 3
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.

Novels at Night

January 28, 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online (Choctaw)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Calling all readers! Looking to meet new people and discover entertaining reads from the comfort of your couch? Then look no further and join us for a virtual book club. We will be meeting on the 4th Thursday of the month from 6:30 - 7:430 PM. Partic...

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.