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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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. 

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...

Art Time

December 13, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Del City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
Art is for anyone at any age! Help the littlest artists in your life explore drawing, painting, and so much more as we create beautiful, messy art....

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 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. 

Tots Tuesdays - Baby Storytime!

December 13, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us every Tuesday, 10:00am, at the Downtown Library for a baby storytime! Connect with other families in the community while engaging in stories, songs, lap bounces, and more! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to new songs and stories...

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. 

Mother Goose on the Loose - In person & Online

December 14, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:

Hey, Diddle Diddle-- Kids and families will love Mother Goose on the Loose ®! Mother Goose on the Loose ® is a play-based early literacy program that uses books, puppets, flannel pieces, music, and movement to bring language and literacy to life! Join us for this exciting, innovative program for young children.

This event will take place live at Almonte. A zoom link will be sent to anyone who elects to join us online, whichever works for you! Registration is only required for those attending online. ...

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.

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

Art Time

December 16, 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: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
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 works of art. A librarian will be on hand to provide you with all the resources you need to spread your artistic wings! This pr...

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. 

Art Time

December 17, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs
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 works of art. A librarian will be on hand to provide you with all the resources you need to spread your artistic wings! This pro...

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 20, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Del City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Join us for storytime at the Del City 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 enj...

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. 

Tots Tuesdays - Baby Storytime!

December 20, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us every Tuesday, 10:00am, at the Downtown Library for a baby storytime! Connect with other families in the community while engaging in stories, songs, lap bounces, and more! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to new songs and stories...

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. 

Playtime

December 23, 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: Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Come play at the Warr Acres Library! Sharing in play 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 following dire...

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. 

Playtime

December 27, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Del City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Get ready to move, make-believe, and build during Del City Library’s Playtime! Library staff will help caregivers and children explore the benefits of all the different ways we play....

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. 

Tots Tuesdays - Baby Storytime!

December 27, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us every Tuesday, 10:00am, at the Downtown Library for a baby storytime! Connect with other families in the community while engaging in stories, songs, lap bounces, and more! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to new songs and stories...

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. 

Midweek Makers: Engineer It!

December 28, 2022
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Description:
Design. Construct. Create. Let your imagination soar and come build with us! This program encourages children to learn while having fun. Engineer It! will build on skills like creativity, problem solving, and teamwork to prepare a future genera...

Messy Playtime

December 30, 2022
10:00am - 10:45am
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Spending time getting messy helps children develop cognitively, linguistically, socially, emotionally, physically and creatively. Please join us for this fun filled winter themed program. Things will get messy so please don't forget to wear old cl...

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. 

Playtime

December 31, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs
Event Description:
Come play at the Warr Acres Library! Sharing in play 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 following direc...

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. 

LEGO Club

December 31, 2022
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs
Event Description:
LEGO club encourages children to learn while having fun! Creativity, problem solving, and teamwork are some of the skills that "playing" with LEGOS can teach children. Join us on the last Saturday of each month to complete a LEGO challenge. All L...

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

January 3, 2023
10:00am - 11:00am
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Del City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Join us for storytime at the Del City 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 enj...

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. 

Tots Tuesdays - Baby Storytime!

January 3, 2023
11:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us every Tuesday, 11:00am, at the Downtown Library for a baby storytime! Connect with other families in the community while engaging in stories, songs, lap bounces, and more! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to new songs and stories...

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. 

Mother Goose on the Loose - In Person & Online

January 4, 2023
10:00am - 11:00am
Almonte Library
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:

Hey, Diddle Diddle-- Kids and families will love Mother Goose on the Loose ®! Mother Goose on the Loose ® is a play-based early literacy program that uses books, puppets, flannel pieces, music, and movement to bring language and literacy to life! Join us for this exciting, innovative program for young children.

This event will take place live at Almonte. A zoom link will be sent to all registrants, and you can choose if you would rather join us in person at Almonte, or online through zoom- whichever works for you! Registration is only required for those att...

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.

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

Playtime

January 6, 2023
10:00am - 11:00am
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs
Event Description:
Come play at the Warr Acres Library! Sharing in play 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 following direc...

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. 

First Look Storytime

January 7, 2023
10:00am - 11:00am
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs
Event Description:
Want to see what's new at the library? Come to First Look Storytime to check out the library's newest picture books! Attendees will connect with others while enjoying books and crafts at this fun filled storytime. ...

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. 

Read & Romp!

January 7, 2023
11:00am - 12:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us each Saturday for Read & Romp! Each week we alternate between storytime and playtime. Connect with you and your child's community, make friends, strengthen your kiddo's literacy skills, and have some fun with us!   This ...

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.