Upcoming Events

Start Time

Age
Program Type
Location

Art Time

July 18, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Description:
Let your imagination soar at our Toddler craft time! We will use an assortment of odds and ends to create our very own pieces of art. Librarians will be on hand to help provide you with all the resources you need to spread your artistic wings! This ...

Creation Station

July 18, 2019
10:00am - 11:30am
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Create, explore, and meet new friends at your neighborhood library! We’ll provide the space and supplies, you supply the creativity! ...

School's Out Lunch!

July 18, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Youth are invited to enjoy a mid day meal and make friends at Ralph Ellison Library Monday - Friday at 12:00PM or 12:30PM. Start time varies based on programs scheduled on any given day. ...

How Diverse is Your Universe?

July 18, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Do you know how diverse your universe is? Come explore with us in this interactive art experience using perler beads to create a visual representation of the diversity of the people you encounter in your daily life.    ...

Van Gogh, Monet, Degas for Teens with the Oklahoma City Museum of Art

July 18, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Belle Isle Library
Registration
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room ABC (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Paint with watercolors and explore landscape art, Impressionism, and perspective. Join an OKCMOA teaching artist to learn about the summer exhibition Van Gogh, Monet, Degas: The Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, a...

Wild About Perler Beads!

July 18, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Come create "Wild Things" or a designs of your own choosing with Perler Beads! ...

Capitol Hill After School Events

July 18, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 1 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Film & Movies, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Come by Capitol Hill this summer if you're looking for something fun to do.  We will have different activities and crafts available to create at your own pace and enjoy with friends. Similar programs exist at multiple libraries....

Van Gogh, Monet, Degas for Teens with the Oklahoma City Museum of Art

July 18, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Description:
Paint with watercolors and explore landscape art, Impressionism, and perspective. Join an OKCMOA teaching artist to learn about the summer exhibition Van Gogh, Monet, Degas: The Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, a...

Balloon-o-palooza

July 18, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
Learn the basics of balloon twisting in this interactive, hands-on workshop. Take home your own balloon creations to wow your friends and family, and snag a handy skill to entertain kids and adults alike everywhere you go. Registration is require...

In the Night Kitchen Pastries & Palette for Kids!

July 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:

Create, explore, and meet new friends at your neighborhood library! We’ll provide the space and supplies, you supply the creativity!

Join us at the Downtown Library, as we celebrate the Maurice Sendak book, In The Night Kitchen, with a special installment of Pastries & Palette for Kids! Use your imagination to create a one of a kind painting as we nibble on pastries both sweet and...

Wild About Gardening: Sand Terrariums

July 18, 2019
6:00pm - 7:30pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Northwest)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
We are Wild About Gardening this summer and Wild About Terrariums!  This year our focus is on creating sand terrariums to beautify and green our spaces with a bit of art and a bit of gardening.  We will be using colored sand to fill open gl...

Balloon-o-palooza

July 18, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Learn the basics of balloon twisting in this interactive, hands-on workshop. Take home your own balloon creations to wow your friends and family, and snag a handy skill to entertain kids and adults alike everywhere you go. Registration is require...

Preschool Art Time

July 19, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Children's Area (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Event Description:
Creating simple art is one of the building blocks of a child's development. Research proves that the process develops fine motor skills and aids in language development, problem-solving skills, and critical thinking skills. Join us for an art-inspire...

Quilting Club

July 19, 2019
11:00am - 3:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Open Study Area (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
This beginner-friendly quilting group meets weekly to share their expertise and work on various projects. This is a recurring event.  ...

School's Out Lunch!

July 19, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Youth are invited to enjoy a mid day meal and make friends at Ralph Ellison Library Monday - Friday at 12:00PM or 12:30PM. Start time varies based on programs scheduled on a given day. ...

Storytime Saturdays

July 20, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Storytimes
Event Description:
A story time for the entire family at your Downtown Library! Join us as skilled librarians introduce little ones to the library and show parents/caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and creating excitement about reading. We will rea...

Knit and Stitch

July 20, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Whether you enjoy knitting, crocheting, cross-stitching, or other types of handiwork, bring it in and join us for conversation and creativity. Bring a friend or make new friends while sharing projects, tips and advice with fellow crafters. This is a ...

Art Time

July 20, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Creating simple art is one of the building blocks of a child's development. Research proves that the process develops fine motor skills and aids in language development, problem-solving skills, and critical thinking skills. Join us for an art inspire...

DIY Crafts: Wild Pom Pom Monsters

July 20, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Northwest Library
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Northwest)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
DIY Crafts: Wild Pom Pom Monsters ...

One Giant Leap: Lunar Landing 50th Anniversary

July 20, 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Lobby (Midwest City)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Computers & Technology, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Join us in celebrating the 50-year anniversary of the Lunar Landing with an afternoon of crafts and hands-on activities. Learn about lunar geology, how to build a rocket, and more! ...

Quilting Club

July 22, 2019
9:00am - 12:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Midwest City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Continuing Education
Event Description:
Perpetuate the quilting art form. Join the Soldier Creek Quilting Group with your willingness to learn and share all forms of quilting. No experience is necessary. This is a recurring event and takes place very Monday....

Van Gogh, Monet, Degas for Kids with the Oklahoma City Museum of Art

July 22, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Try your hand at Impressionist painting! Join an OKCMOA teaching artist to learn about the summer exhibition Van Gogh, Monet, Degas: The Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Then, create your own watercolor painting ...

Quilting Club

July 22, 2019
11:00am - 3:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
This beginner-friendly quilting group meets weekly to share their expertise and work on various projects. This is a recurring event.  ...

School's Out Lunch!

July 22, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Youth are invited to enjoy a mid day meal and make friends at Ralph Ellison Library Monday - Friday at 12:00PM or 12:30PM. Start time varies based on programs scheduled on any given day. ...

Teen Advisory Board

July 22, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Program Room (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Northwest teens! Have your voice heard! Advise the teen librarian on topics of importance to you, help plan teen programming, participate in service projects, and earn service hours. Volunteer application required to participate. Apply here:  ht...

Teen Time

July 22, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Northwest Library
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Program Room (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Continuing Education
Event Description:
Bored? Hang out with us at the library. Each Monday, we'll have some type of teen activity. It could be robotics and coding, arts and crafts, music, theatre, writing, or something else entirely!  This event is for TEENS ONLY (ages 12-18). ...

Sensory Playtime

July 23, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Village)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Spending time stimulating senses helps children develop cognitively, linguistically, socially and emotionally, physically and creatively. During this sensory play time, various stations will be set up and children can spend as much time as they would...