NOTICE:

All Metro Library locations are now in our "Sit & Stay" stage.  In addition to continuing all services from our "Grab & Go" stage, customers can come in to sit and read or use their device in our socially distanced seating, use a study room, or use one of our public computers. Masks are strongly recommended.  Click here for more information.

Upcoming Events

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SO's Pen Pals

4/5 @ 10:00am
to
5/28 @ 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: 27
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...

Bethany StoryWalk®

All Day4/6 - 5/29
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Outside (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. The story changes every month so drop by to catch a different story. When you've reached the end, stop in the library to collect a craf...

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. 

Story Sacks: Teen Book Bags

4/26 @ 8:00am
to
5/29 @ 5:00pm
Belle Isle Library
Registration
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
For any teen that loves books, or any teen that maybe needs a little help loving books, our Teen Book Bags 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 th...

Teen Book Box

5/1 @ 9:00am
to
5/15 @ 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
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!

Financial Fables

All Day5/3 - 5/9
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Business & Finance
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Created by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City, Financial Fables are 'stories that combine reading, economics and personal finance into life lessons that feature "money morals". ' Kits will teach kids the importance of finances. Kits will include...

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!

Spoticus Around the World Take Home Kit

5/3 @ 9:00am
to
5/9 @ 5:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences, Games & Gaming, Reading Help
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Spoticus is traveling around the world this year. Each month he will be visiting a new country but he needs your help. Solve the puzzles using familiar sight words and complete the craft inside to learn about each new place. This is a great activi...

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.

StoryStash: Teen Book Boxes

5/3 @ 9:00am
to
5/29 @ 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: 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 o...

The Booknerds: YA Book Boxes

5/4 @ 9:00am
to
5/10 @ 9:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Sign up for your own personalized book box, filled with some great new YA reads selected just for YOU. You'll receive 2 new YA books (published in the last 1 to 1.5 years) checked out to your library card along with some fabulous fun treats. When you...

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!

Virtual Preschool Storytime

May 10, 2021
10:00am - 10:30am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Join us for a virtual storytime with your local neighborhood librarians! Connect virtually with other children and caregivers as we enjoy songs, stories, rhymes, fingerplays, and more! This storytime is intended for ages 3-5. Please register only on...

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.

Teen Led RPG

May 10, 2021
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies, Film & Movies
Event Description:
Have you ever wanted to play or lead your own RPG?!? Join us for our Teen Led RPG and save the world as a player, or take your turn to destroy it as a DM!...

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.

The Magic Tree House Book Adventures Club: Midnight on the Moon

May 10, 2021
4:00pm - 5:00pm
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 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!

Virtual Rocket Readers

May 10, 2021
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Help improve your child's reading skills with one-on-one reading help for kids ages 5-12! Students will be paired with trained volunteers for 30 minute sessions via Zoom to work on reading and comprehension skills. This event is an online event...

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.

Priya Dreams- Evening Zoom Storytime

May 10, 2021
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Zoom (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Description:
Storytime is back at the Almonte Library! Join us virtually through ZOOM. May is Asian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. During this evening Storytime, we will be reading tales about families from the other side of the world. Stop by TODAY thr...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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.

Geek Con Story & Song: Science Time!

May 11, 2021
11:00am - 11:30am
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Zoom (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences, Family Programs, Science & STEAM, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Join us online for Storytime with your neighborhood library... Geek Con style! The Downtown Library is hosting our annual Geek Con online throughout the whole month of May, and at Story & Song, we will be reading books and singing songs celebrating p...

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.

Tween Graphic Novel Book Club

May 13, 2021
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us every 2nd Thursday at 6:00PM to read and discuss graphic novels. In May we are reading "The Cardboard Kingdom" by Chad Sell. Check out a copy from a library near you! Ages 10-14, registration required....

Children Reading to Dogs

May 13, 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: 8
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.

Author Hour: with Matt Ortile, Shawna Yang Ryan & Weike Wang

May 15, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Author Events, Books & Reading, Writing
Event Description:
Join us on Facebook Live for a new segment of Author Hour (on the 3rd Saturday each month!) We will be honoring Asian & Pacific Islander American Heritage Month and discussing writing, publishing and all things in between with authors Matt Ortile (Th...

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

Inspired Readers at Ralph Ellison Book Club

May 15, 2021
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Zoom (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, Continuing Education, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:

Calling all readers! Looking to build community and challenge yourself to discover new, exciting tales? If so, then look no further! Come meet new friends, read new books, and enjoy lively conversation at your neighborhood library.

Book, article, and/or publication readings and discussions for adults of all ages....

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.

Bookish- Teen Subscription Box

All Day
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Have you been seeing those subscription boxes pop up everywhere? Well, good news for teens. Get a teen-centered book box at the library! Included in the boxes will be a book, a treat and something special! You get to keep everything in the box! Regis...

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!

Spoticus Around the World Take Home Kit

All Day5/17 - 5/22
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences, Games & Gaming, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Spoticus is traveling around the world this year. Each month he will be visiting a new country but he needs your help. Solve the puzzles using familiar sight words and complete the craft inside to learn about each new place. This is a great activi...

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.

Teen Led RPG

May 17, 2021
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies, Film & Movies
Event Description:
Have you ever wanted to play or lead your own RPG?!? Join us for our Teen Led RPG and save the world as a player, or take your turn to destroy it as a DM!...

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.

Virtual Rocket Readers

May 17, 2021
5:00pm - 8:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Zoom (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Help improve your child's reading skills with one-on-one reading help for kids ages 5-12! Students will be paired with trained volunteers for 30 minute sessions via Zoom to work on reading and comprehension skills. This event is an online event...

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.

Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Community & Civics, Cultural Experiences, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Take-home-kit to Commemorate "Black Wallstreet" - Tulsa’s Historic Greenwood District! Remembering the 100th Anniversary of the destruction of the Greenwood District in Tulsa, Oklahoma "Black Wallstreet" with Newspaper Articles, pictures/maps, links...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration.

Geek Con Story & Song: Express Yourself!

May 18, 2021
11:00am - 11:30am
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Zoom (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Join us online for Storytime with your neighborhood library... Geek Con style! The Downtown Library is hosting our annual Geek Con online throughout the whole month of May, and at Story & Song, we will be reading books and singing songs celebrating p...

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.