Attention:

The Village Library parking lot is currently under construction. The library is open for business and curbside pickup is available all day.

The Ralph Ellison Library is open reduced hours for Grab & Go service! We are open Mon-Sat from 9a-5p and Sun 1p-6p.

Upcoming Events

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Teen Book Box

11/21 @ 9:00am
to
12/3 @ 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Here at the Downtown Library, we’re always looking for fun ways to connect readers with our collection of books. Thus the idea of a library book “subscription” box, a connection between YOU the reader and US, your friendly neighborhood librarians. ...

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!

Winter Teen Book Box Registration

All Day11/26 - 12/3
Midwest City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Have you heard of those subscription boxes where you pay to receive a personalized box of goodies every month? Well this is just like that, except for free! And with library books! Sign up now for a Winter Teen Subscription Box and receive three them...

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!

Movie Night Bundle

11/26 @ 9:00am
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12/11 @ 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Film & Movies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Everyone loves movies! Our Movie Night Bundle will provide two hand-picked DVDs from the genre of your choice from our movie collection, plus four suggestions for movies you might like from our Kanopy and Hoopla streaming services. We'll also include...

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!

Red Planet Day Take-Home Kit

11/27 @ 1:00pm
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12/3 @ 5:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Learn about our planetary neighbor, Mars, the Red Planet, with the exciting activities available in this take-home kit!...

Letters to the North Pole

11/28 @ 9:00am
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12/23 @ 5:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Onsite (Del City)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Writing
Event Description:
Visit our letter writing station to mail a letter to the North Pole! We'll have paper, writing utensils, and a mail box set up to help you send your letter. With a parent or guardian's permission, leave your mailing address to get a letter mailed bac...
Library Branch: Wright Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Wright)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Take-Home Kit
Event Description:
Drawing on the ceramic works of Hiram Constantino and Renata Petersen, this kit includes clay and paint. Kids are encouraged to make objects that recall their home or town. Don't limit your imagination—flowers, electronics, trash, food, buildings-cre...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Graphic Novel Book Box

All Day12/1 - 12/5
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Onsite (Downtown)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Description:
Love comics and want to read more? Want to get into comics but don’t know where to start? The Graphic Novel Book Box is for you! Each box will contain a fiction and nonfiction graphic novel based around a theme, as well as an assortment of other good...

Bethany StoryWalk®

All Day12/1 - 12/23
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Outdoors (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Join us for a StoryWalk® around Bethany Library. Enjoy nature and Bethany's walking trails as you read a story. StoryWalk® begins at Cecil Mendenhall All Abilities Park and ends at the Storyteller Statue in front of the Bethany Library. The story ch...

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. 

Paper Snowflakes

All Day12/1 - 12/23
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Creation Station (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Winter, the coldest season of the year, is around the corner and with it comes the possibility of snowflakes! Snowflakes form when water vapor travels through the air and condenses on a particle. This begins to form a slowly growing ice crystal--a&nb...

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

Breve Historia del Tiempo Car Take Home Kit

12/1 @ 9:00am
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12/8 @ 9:00pm
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Have you seen the Breve Historia del Tiempo sculpture outside of Oklahoma Contemporary Art Center? The all black Plymouth Duster, suspended above a pool of water is the work Mexican conceptual artist Gonzalo Lebrija. This kit lets kids decorate,...

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Kit: Create Your Own Clay Sculptures

12/1 @ 9:00am
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12/15 @ 9:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Take-Home Kit
Event Description:
Ages 6-12 Drawing on the ceramic works of Hiram Constantino and Renata Petersen, this kit includes clay and paint. Kids are encouraged to make objects that recall their home or town. Don't limit your imagination—flowers, electronics, trash, food, ...

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Kit: Breve Historia del Tiempo Car

12/1 @ 9:00am
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12/23 @ 6:00pm
Harrah Library
Library Branch: Harrah Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Harrah)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Take-Home Kit
Event Description:
Have you seen the Breve Historia del Tiempo sculpture outside of Oklahoma Contemporary Art Center? The all-black Plymouth Duster, suspended above a pool of water is the work of Mexican conceptual artist Gonzalo Lebrija. This kit lets kids decora...

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Kit: Breve Historia del Tiempo Car

12/1 @ 9:00am
to
12/23 @ 6:00pm
Luther Library
Library Branch: Luther Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Luther)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Take-Home Kit
Event Description:
Have you seen the Breve Historia del Tiempo sculpture outside of Oklahoma Contemporary Art Center? The all-black Plymouth Duster, suspended above a pool of water is the work of Mexican conceptual artist Gonzalo Lebrija. This kit lets kids decora...

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Kit: Create Your Own Clay Sculptures

12/1 @ 9:00am
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12/23 @ 6:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Take-Home Kit
Event Description:
Drawing on the ceramic works of Hiram Constantino and Renata Petersen, this kit includes clay and paint. Kids are encouraged to make objects that recall their home or town. Don't limit your imagination—flowers, electronics, trash, food, buildings-cre...

Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Kit: Create Your Own Clay Sculptures

12/1 @ 9:00am
to
12/23 @ 6:00pm
Jones Library
Library Branch: Jones Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Jones)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Take-Home Kit
Event Description:
Drawing on the ceramic works of Hiram Constantino and Renata Petersen, this kit includes clay and paint. Kids are encouraged to make objects that recall their home or town. Don't limit your imagination—flowers, electronics, trash, food, buildings-cre...

Full Steam Ahead: Kitchen Table Science

12/1 @ 10:00am
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12/17 @ 11:00am
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM, Take-Home Kit
Event Description:
It’s full STEAM ahead! Pick up one of kits to learn about principle in Science, Technology, Art, or Math. We’ll give you the supplies need so you can experiment on your own and learn more about the world around you.  This month’s kit is Tower...

StoryStash: Teen Book Boxes

12/2 @ 9:00am
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12/23 @ 3:00pm
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: 27
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 2020-2...

Hot Chocolate and Coffee for Cowboy Christmas

December 3, 2022
9:00am - 11:30am
Wright Library
Library Branch: Wright Library
Room: Meeting Space (Wright)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Community & Civics, Cultural Experiences, Family Programs
Event Description:
Warm up at Metropolitan Library System's most historic library before and after the Stockyard's City Cowboy Christmas Parade. Stop in and bring the family for a cup of hot chocolate or coffee on us! There will also be a selection of relevant materia...

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.

First Look Storytime

December 3, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs
Event Description:
Want to see what's new at the library? Come to First Look Storytime to check out the library's newest picture books! Attendees will connect with others while enjoying books and crafts at this fun filled storytime. ...

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. 

Social Security Seminar (In Person/Zoom)

December 3, 2022
10:00am - 11:30am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
Tonya Cater from the Social Security Administration will be presenting on Social Security and Medicare with Q&A at the end. You can attend In Person at Southern Oaks Library, or watch online through Zoom.  ...

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

Knitting Club

December 3, 2022
10:00am - 12:00pm
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Interested in knitting or learning how to knit? Join us as you finish your current project, or simply bring yarn and needles and we will help you get started! The recommended yarn for beginners is "variegated worsted weight" and size 7 or 8 needles. ...

Tablet Loom Construction Workshop

December 3, 2022
12:00pm - 2:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Conference Room (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Learn how to construct a tablet loom in this 2 hour workshop presented by the Society of Creative Anachronism.  Will include demonstration and some hands on activity.  All children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult ...

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.

Books and Ballet: The Nutcracker

December 3, 2022
1:00pm - 2:30pm
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Village)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Join us for a free workshop for kids 2 years old and up. Experience a fun dance class, hear the story of the Nutcracker, and learn a special dance from the Ballet! Presented by the Oklahoma City Ballet. ...

Ornament Making Fun!

December 3, 2022
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
The holiday season is upon us! We will be making fun creative ornaments. This program is for young adults and adults. This is a time sensitive project. The program will begin at 1pm. Ages 13 and up only.  ...