NOTICE:

All Metro Library locations are now in our "Sit & Stay" 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. Please wear a mask. Click here for more information.

ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Southern Oaks Library will be closed for maintenance beginning Tue, 10/5. During this time, curbside hours will be expanded.

Upcoming Events

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Teentober Book Bags

All Day10/1 - 10/30
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
TeenTober is a nationwide celebration hosted by libraries every October and aims to celebrate teens! To celebrate our awesome teens, we are putting together pre-made Teentober book bags. We handpick books of a specific genre (fantasy, realistic ficti...

Bethany StoryWalk®

All Day10/1 - 10/31
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. 

Rhyme of the Month Club

10/5 @ 9:00am
to
10/19 @ 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Rhyme of the Month Club for Preschoolers and their caregivers. Initial Kit will include mini "felt board" piece, words to one rhyme and coordinating laminated pictures with velcro. Kits are intended to be portable: take them on doctor visits, shopp...

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.

Spooky Scavenger Hunt

10/5 @ 9:00am
to
10/30 @ 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Help! Some spooky creatures have invaded the library. Come and help us spot all of them before they frighten the book characters. ...

Outdoor Storytime

October 19, 2021
9:30am - 10:15am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Outdoors (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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!

This event will take place on our children's outdoor patio. Please register each child individually. On the day of the event, please watch your email in case of inclement weather cancellation. Please only register for one storytime per week. Th...

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. 

Outdoor Storytime

October 19, 2021
10:30am - 11:15am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Outdoors (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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!

This event will take place on our children's outdoor patio. Please register each child individually. On the day of the event, please watch your email in case of inclement weather cancellation. Please only register for one storytime per week. Th...

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 Pumpkins!

October 19, 2021
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: 9
Event Description:
Join us online for Storytime with the Downtown Library! Our theme for the week is: Pumpkins! Connect virtually with other children and caregivers as you enjoy interactive songs, stories, and rhymes from the comfort of your home. Register to receiv...

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.

Homework & Reading Help

October 19, 2021
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 2 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Homework Help
Event Description:
Practice makes perfect in sports, and the same is true in school. Research has shown that the best way for children to improve their reading, math, and science reasoning skills is through practice. Children are invited to practice reading with one of...

Storytime in the Park

October 21, 2021
9:30am - 10:15am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Outdoors (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Join us out in Shannon Miller Park, in front of the Edmond Library, for a story, rhymes, songs, and more! Bring a blanket, towel, or something else for you and your little ones to sit on. Please register each child individually, and only attend one s...

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 scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

The In-Be-TWEENS: Urban Legends Series Presents -- Autumn Chills

October 21, 2021
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Tweens! Thursdays are YOUR day in the library. On the first and third Thursday of every month, we'll have classes, activities and all kinds of fun just for you. Tween time is from 4 pm to 5 pm (1st week) or 5:30 pm (3rd week) on the first and third T...

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

The Booknerds: YA Book Boxes

10/25 @ 9:00am
to
10/31 @ 5:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
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)

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 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!

Storytime in the Park

October 25, 2021
9:30am - 10:15am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Outdoors (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Join us out in Shannon Miller Park, in front of the Edmond Library, for a story, rhymes, songs, and more! Bring a blanket, towel, or something else for you and your little ones to sit on. Please register each child individually, and only attend one s...

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 scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

Online Preschool Activities

October 25, 2021
10:30am - 11:15am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Zoom (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Join us online through Zoom for a story, rhymes, a craft, and early literacy activity. Come by the library before the program to pick up a kit of materials you will need during the program. Before the program, you will receive an email with a link ...

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!

The Magic Tree House Book Adventures Club: Vacation Under the Volcano

October 25, 2021
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Edmond Library
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: 2
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)

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!

Virtual Rocket Readers

October 25, 2021
4:30pm - 7:30pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
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.

The Urban Poets

October 25, 2021
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Zoom (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 100
Event Description:
Open Mic Poetry Night. Are you an amateur, a seasoned poet, or somewhere in between and looking for someplace to express your talent? Local poets have an opportunity to read their own work or just sit and listen to the work of other budding poets. Th...

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.

Paranormal Story & Song: Ghosts!

October 26, 2021
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: 10
Event Description:
Boo! Join us online for a not-so-spooky Storytime for our annual Paranormal Fest, taking place throughout the month of October. Our theme for the week is: Ghosts! Connect virtually with other children and caregivers as you enjoy interactive songs, st...

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.

Homework & Reading Help

October 26, 2021
4:30pm - 6:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 2 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Homework Help
Event Description:
Practice makes perfect in sports, and the same is true in school. Research has shown that the best way for children to improve their reading, math, and science reasoning skills is through practice. Children are invited to practice reading with one of...

PARANORMAL FEST (ZOOM): HAUNTED OKLAHOMA WITH AUTHOR JEFF PROVINE!

October 26, 2021
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Author Events, Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Ever experience a brush of something against your arm that gives you goosebumps? Or hear a particular story about a haunted place that causes the hair to stand up on the back of your neck? If you enjoy hearing about hauntings and want to experien...

TeenTober Mystery Book Boxes

10/27 @ 9:00am
to
10/30 @ 4:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
For teens only! Each box will contain one YA level book (it's a mystery which book you will get, not necessarily from the mystery genre) that is yours to keep, as well as some other small goodies and trinkets. Kits are one per FAMILY. Any duplicat...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Storytime in the Park

October 28, 2021
9:30am - 10:15am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Outdoors (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Join us out in Shannon Miller Park, in front of the Edmond Library, for a story, rhymes, songs, and more! Bring a blanket, towel, or something else for you and your little ones to sit on. Please register each child individually, and only attend one s...

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 scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

Children Reading to Dogs

October 28, 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.

Novels at Night

October 28, 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (Choctaw)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Calling all readers! Looking to meet new people and discover entertaining reads from the comfort of your couch? Then look no further and join us for a virtual book club. We will be meeting on the 4th Thursday of the month from 6:30 - 7:30 PM. Partici...

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.

Tailored Titles Live Reading Recommendations

October 28, 2021
6:30pm - 8:30pm
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. ...