ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Ralph Ellison Library is providing curbside services only until further notice. Watch our website for updates about Ralph Ellison’s 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

Activity Kit: Hand Lettering

All Day9/14 - 10/4
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Always wanted to up your game when it came to your hand writing? Try our hand lettering kit to get started! Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability.  ...

Fandom Fun Kit Pickup

9/15 @ 12:00am
to
9/29 @ 11:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Calling all Whovians, Pokemon Trainers, and Potterheads! Check out these kits and enjoy crafts and activities all about your favorite fandom! Please state which Community Library (Choctaw, Harrah, Jones, Luther, or Nicoma Park) that you would lik...

Hapa Zome, the Art of Flower Pounding

9/15 @ 9:00am
to
9/29 @ 7:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Passive Program (Choctaw)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Summer is fading...enjoy those last flowers well into the winter months and create a beautiful craft! How? Join us in learning the art of Hapa Zome, or flower pounding. With just a few materials and some gathered flowers you can make plant ink prints...

Let's Make Something: DIY Lanyards for Face Masks

9/23 @ 9:00am
to
10/5 @ 10:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Enjoy art and DIY craft activities from home with these prepared activity kits! Supplies are limited. Please call ahead to request a craft kit, then pick it up curbside along with your library materials. This craft is DIY Lanyards for Face Masks. Mak...

All Ages Take Home Craft Kit

All Day9/28 - 10/3
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
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. ...

Activity Kit: Johnny Appleseed

All Day9/28 - 10/4
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community & Civics, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Did you know Johnny Appleseed was a real person, not just a legend? Celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day by cutting, attaching, and drawing to make his face on a paper plate. Paper supplies are all provided. Supplies are limited though, so get yours today....

Activity Kit: Yarn Butterflies

All Day9/28 - 10/4
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Take and make a yarn butterfly! Kits include everything needed to make your own yarn butterfly with instructions included.  Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability.  ...

PreK Take Home Kit: DIY Bubble Wands

All Day9/28 - 10/4
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, DIY & Hobbies, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
This activity is appropriate for children ages 3-5. This is a craft activity designed to help little ones practice fine motor skills. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead to check availability....

The Magic Tree House Book Adventures Club

September 28, 2020
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs, Books & Reading, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us each month as we read and explore the Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne. On the second and fourth Monday of the month, we'll journey with Jack and Annie to an exciting new place and time. The doorway to adventure is in your own bac...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

Let's Make Something

September 30, 2020
9:00am - 10:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Enjoy art and DIY craft activities from home with these prepared activity kits! Supplies are limited. Please call ahead to request a craft kit, then pick it up curbside along with your library materials. Kits must be picked up Wednesday through Frida...
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs, Books & Reading, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Read along with us each month as we explore the Magic Tree House series by Mary Pope Osborne. Every month we'll journey with Jack and Annie to an exciting new place and time. The doorway to adventure is in your own backyard! This list is for 2nd-4...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

Owl Pal: Grab N Go Kit

10/1 @ 9:00am
to
10/16 @ 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Who Loves to Read? Create an Owl Pal to read along with you! Kits include paper cutouts to make your own Owl Pal. You just add the glue. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability. Come in to pick it up o...

Craft 'n' Chat

October 3, 2020
10:00am - 11:00am
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Zoom (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Grab your current crafting project and join us online for a time of creativity and community! Share and learn tips and advice with fellow crafters or just enjoy some connection and conversation. This is a recurring event and takes place the first...

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.

Sundays Together Online

October 4, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Join us as we create imaginary worlds, learn new art techniques, find inspiration in books, and connect with the world around us. Sundays together is an art weekly program for the whole family to enjoy. Join us on Facebook Live as we s...

All Ages Take Home Craft Kit

All Day10/5 - 10/10
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
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. ...

Activity Kit: Tissue Paper Snails

All Day10/5 - 10/11
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:

Let your imagination soar at this special arts and crafts program made for little hands! Professional librarians will provide you with all the resources you need to spread your artistic wings. Children will have the opportunity to practice building motor skills, following directions, socializing with others, and more!

Kits include everything needed to make your craft with instructions included.  Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability.  ...

K-5th Take Home Kits

All Day10/5 - 10/11
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
This take home kit is designed for children grades K-5 to explore and create. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability! ...

Pre-K Take Home Kits

All Day10/5 - 10/11
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
This kit is designed for young children ages 3-5 to explore and create with their parents. Kits are first come, first serve. Feel free to call ahead and check on availability! ...

Take Home Kit: Create a Monster!

All Day10/5 - 10/12
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Help develop fine motor skills and learn shapes by creating a monster! Participants will use scissors and glue to piece together a monster out of paper. Supplies included. ...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

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...

Early Childhood Take Home Kit : Build a Monster!

All Day10/5 - 10/18
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Use a variety of colorful paper and googly eyes to build your own Halloween monster! This program is designed for parents and children ages 2-5 to do together. We are unable to hold take home kits, but you are more than welcome to call ahead to check...

Elementary Take Home Kit : Bonaparte Falls Apart!

All Day10/5 - 10/18
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Learn about acute, right, and obtuse angles doing this fun craft! Pairs with the book, Bonaparte Falls Apart by Margery Cuyler. We are unable to hold take home kits, but you are more than welcome to call ahead to check availability. While supplies la...

Make Your Own Reusable Mask

10/5 @ 3:00pm
to
10/11 @ 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Description:
Interested in learning how to make your own reusable mask? We've got you covered! The kit includes everything you need to make one resuable, fabric mask. No sewing machine or prior knowledge required. Signup runs from 9/28 through 10/5, and kit picku...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

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...

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...

Oddities & Curiosities in October: Button Bracelets

10/7 @ 9:00am
to
10/10 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 35
Event Description:
Work on your little ones motor skill development with this lacing activity. Each kit will contain a pipe cleaner and several buttons. Littles will be able to thread the pipe cleaner with buttons to make their own bracelet. In addition to the brace...

Oddities & Curiosities in October: Forky® and Friends

10/7 @ 9:00am
to
10/10 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Offsite (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 40
Event Description:
Forky is lonely when Bonnie brings him to school, and he needs a friend! Can you help him? Join us for this hybrid program with a video + a take home kit. We'll post a link to a story about Forky for you to watch. Then you'll receive TWO pre-packag...