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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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. 

StoryStash: Teen Book Boxes

12/2 @ 9:00am
to
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: 23
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...

Children Reading to Dogs

December 8, 2022
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Children's Area (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
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 at the library.

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.

Storytime

December 9, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Event Description:
So much more than books! Join us as a librarian introduces little ones to the library and shows parents/caregivers how to create excitement about reading. Connect with others while enjoying rhymes, songs. books, and a craft. This program is held t...

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. 

Teen Book Hotline

December 9, 2022
12:00pm - 12:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Ring ring! Join Emily and Shelbie on Instagram Live for the Teen Book Hotline, where we share YA book recommendations. This month's theme is Best of 2022! Follow the library on Instagram @metrolibraryok and load up the app at noon on December 9 to...

Polar Express Holiday Party

December 10, 2022
10:30am - 12:00pm
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Village)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Family Programs
Event Description:
We Believe! Join us for a train load of crafts, games and fun in honor of the beloved holiday book "The Polar Express." All aboard! ...

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. 

Book Bunch Book Club

December 10, 2022
1:30pm - 3:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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.

This month's Zoom book club meeting we're discussing many of our Favorite Titles of the Year!!! Visit the library or call us to reserve previous book club titles today! This is a recurring event and takes place on the second Saturday of each mon...

Playtime

December 12, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs
Event Description:

Sharing in playtime is an excellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning, and discover that the library is a destination for fun! Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as: following directions, socializing with others, using language, and using small and large muscles. Come meet new friends, bond with your little one, and explore the many resources your neighborhood library has to offer!

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. 

Storytime

December 12, 2022
10:30am - 11:15am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and show parents and caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others wh...

The Magic Tree House Book Adventures Club: Thanksgiving on Thursday

December 12, 2022
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs, Books & Reading, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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)

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

Rocket Readers

December 12, 2022
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
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 volunteers for 30 minute sessions to work on reading and comprehension skills. This event is an in person event. Sign up for ...

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.

Tailored Titles Live Reading Recommendations

December 12, 2022
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Our reading experts are standing by so tell us the last book you liked & we'll suggest what to read next! You can also receive suggestions on Twitter and Instagram. ...

Adult Basic Education Classes (ABE)

December 12, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Careers & Jobs, Continuing Education, Reading Help
Event Description:
Improve your reading and other basic skills in this class made possible by Community Literacy Centers. This class meets every Monday and Wednesday from 6:00-8:00pm. Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes focus on reading, writing, math and spelling s...

Virtual Rocket Readers

December 12, 2022
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
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 volunteers for 30 minute sessions via Zoom to work on reading and comprehension skills. This event is an online event. Regist...

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 Take & Make Lit Kit

All Day
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Online + Curbside (The Village)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Enjoy science, art, and literacy activities from home with these prepared activity kits! These Lit Kits include supplies for fun activities inspired by books on the Intermediate or High School Sequoyah list. Supplies are limited. Please register to ...

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!

Storytime

December 13, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Children's Area (Bethany)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and show parents and caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others wh...

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.

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to be in attendance and be engaged with your child for this program. 

Storytime

December 13, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Village)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Storytimes
Event Description:

Join us for a storytime at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and show parents and caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others while enjoying stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more!

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 & Song: Days of the Week

December 13, 2022
11:00am - 11:30am
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Zoom (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Family Programs, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Join us online for Storytime with the Downtown Library! Our theme of the week is: Days of the Week! Connect virtually with other children and caregivers as you enjoy interactive songs, stories, and rhymes from the comfort of your home. Register to...

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.

Southern Oaks Book Club

December 13, 2022
11:30am - 12:30pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
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.

New members are always welcome! Stop by the Information Service Desk to pick up our current book selection. Our meetings are recurring and take place the second Tuesday of each month. Check out the event calendar for book clubs in other Metro librari...

Reading Buddies

December 13, 2022
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Children's Area (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Homework Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Join us after school for a snack and a chance to practice your reading! Teen, Adult, and maybe even Dog volunteers will be available to read with students. Check-in anytime between 3:30-4:30.  ...

Dungeons & Dragons Teen Guild

December 13, 2022
4:00pm - 5:45pm
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Programming Room (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Are you ready for adventure? Dungeons & Dragons is the original tabletop RPG! We welcome all players, from beginners to experienced. If you already have a character, feel free to bring it. If not, you can create a character sheet on https://www.dndb...

Adult Basic Education Classes (ABE)

December 14, 2022
6:00pm - 8:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Careers & Jobs, Continuing Education, Reading Help
Event Description:
Improve your reading and other basic skills in this class made possible by Community Literacy Centers. This class meets every Monday and Wednesday from 6:00-8:00pm. Adult Basic Education (ABE) classes focus on reading, writing, math and spelling s...

Village Book Club

December 15, 2022
3:00pm - 4:00pm
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Village)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
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.

This month we will be reading "The Speckled Beauty" by Rick Bragg   ...

Children Reading to Dogs

December 15, 2022
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Children's Area (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
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 at the library.

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.