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Upcoming Events

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Make it Together: Thaumatrope

9/7 @ 8:00am
to
9/30 @ 8:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Each Make it Together kit contains supplies for two people and is intended to be a project for an adult and child to work on together. We believe talking through activities, spending time, and working together with a child builds communication, trust...

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. 

Adult Take and Make Kit: String Art

All Day9/13 - 9/26
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
If I had a hammer…I’d probably break my thumb! You won’t have to worry about thumb loss with our easy-to-use String Art Kit for adults this month. You will be weaving colored string between pins on a foam board to make a pattern. Supplies are include...

Bad Habits Lead to You…Missing A Deadline: Planner DIY

9/13 @ 9:00am
to
9/24 @ 6:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
You missed a deadline and swore it would be the last, but it probably won’t…without this kit! Using the materials provided, create and customize your own planner and end some of those bad habits. Kits can be picked up between September 13th throug...

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!

Family Ancestry Take Home Starter Kit

9/15 @ 2:00pm
to
9/30 @ 3:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community & Civics, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
There are millions of people engaged in researching and documenting their family histories. If you have never started documenting your family history, this take home kit is for you! Learn how to create home made frames for your favorite photos, cre...

Adult Kit: Peace Day Wax Art

All Day9/20 - 9/26
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Celebrate International Peace Day with the supplies to make an original waxy peace dove silhouette. Instructions and stencils included to mimic tie dye on sketch paper. Supplies: scissors, masking tape (optional) Feel free to call ahead for a...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Mid-Autumn Festival Lantern Take Home Kit

All Day9/20 - 9/26
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
The Mid Autumn Festival is celebrated in many East Asian communities. In China, it's a reunion time for families, just like Thanksgiving, while in Vietnam, it's more like a children's day. In 2021, the Mid-Autumn Festival will fall on September 21st ...

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.

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

Fall Candles

9/20 @ 9:00am
to
10/3 @ 5:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Fall is here! Using spices from your own kitchen, create a candle that smells like cinnamon and pumpkin pie! The spice selection is all of your own choosing. When making the candles, be cautious of hot wax and protect yourself! Only one kit per house...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Journaling - Prepping for College

9/23 @ 9:00am
to
9/30 @ 8:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Continuing Education, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Do you an idea of what you want to be "when you grow up”? If you choose to go to college, figuring out what colleges to apply to and what majors to take can be a daunting task, but the library is here to help! Most college prep begins with looking at...

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!

DIY Cat Toy Take-Home Kit

September 25, 2021
9:00am - 4:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Take a paws on buying cat toys and make one instead! This paw-some do-it-yourself kit includes the supplies and instructions to make a teaser wand toy that your cat will love fur-ever. Kits are first come first served, while supplies last. ...

Teen Led RPG

September 27, 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.

Capitol Hill After School Events

September 27, 2021
4:15pm - 5:30pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 1 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Film & Movies, Games & Gaming, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Come by Capitol Hill after school if you're looking for something fun to do. We will have different activities and crafts available to create at your own pace and enjoy with friends. Similar programs exist at multiple libraries....

Teen Virtual Dungeons & Dragons

September 28, 2021
4:00pm - 6:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Adventure awaits at the Del City Library! Join us every Tuesday for Virtual Dungeons & Dragons. This program is for all teens ages 12-18. To register, email askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org...

Online D&D

September 30, 2021
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Harrah Library
Library Branch: Harrah Library
Room: Online (Harrah)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Have you ever wanted to join up with a group to go on quests and solve the problems of world not your own? Join us Thursdays as we explore new worlds, fight ferocious beasts, and complete quests for treasure, glory, and more! This program is open 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.

The Book Drop - Teen Book Box

All Day
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online (Del City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Sign up for a featured book box containing a new(ish) YA book and tons of fun bookish goodies! Pick up your personalized book box the first Friday of every month. Register below to get started. ...

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 Book Drop Junior - Youth Book Box

All Day
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online (Del City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Sign up for a featured book box containing a new(ish) youth chapter book and cool book-themed goodies! Pick up your personalized book box the first Friday of every month. When registering below, please include some of your favorite books and/or subje...

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!

Take Home Kit: Astrology Bracelet!

All Day10/1 - 10/9
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Interested in astrology? Want to know your horoscope? Tell us your birthday and stop by the Downtown Library to pick up an astrology bracelet take home kit. Instructions and supplies included. ...

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.

TeenTober: Sticky Note Draw-lloween

All Day10/1 - 10/31
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 47
Event Description:
Every October on Twitter and other Social Media platforms, creators give out a daily art prompt. This year, Ralph Ellison, will hold it's own draw-lloween. Pick up a take home kit at the library with sticky notes, daily prompts and some supplies incl...

DIY Cat Decoration Take-Home Kit

10/1 @ 9:00am
to
10/4 @ 8:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
It's Black Cat Awareness Month! Celebrate by picking up a kit with the supplies to make your own black cat decoration for your home. Kits are first come, first served, while supplies last. ...

Paranormal Fest: Make Your Own Spell Candles Take Home Kit

10/4 @ 9:00am
to
10/10 @ 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 23
Event Description:
It's pretty easy to order some spell candles online, but often times, they are mass produced, and you can't ensure their quality. With our kit, you will have what you need to be able to make your own personalized spell candles, infusing them with 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 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!

Take Home Kit: Fall Garland

10/4 @ 9:00am
to
10/22 @ 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
It's finally fall! Do you love all things autumn? Have you been waiting all year for colorful fall foliage to arrive? We’ve got a craft for you! Decorate your home for the season with this easy DIY project. ...

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.

Make it Together: Marble Maze

10/4 @ 9:00am
to
10/29 @ 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Event Description:

Create, explore, and meet new friends at your neighborhood library! We’ll provide the space and supplies, you supply the creativity!

Each Make it Together kit contains supplies for two people and is intended to be a project for an adult and child to work on together. We believe talking through activities, spending time, and working together with a child builds communication, trust...

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. 

Spooky Scavenger Hunt

10/4 @ 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. ...

Teen Led RPG

October 4, 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.

Fall Gardening & Outdoor Decorating Tips

October 4, 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Zoom (Northwest)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Description:
The Fall is a great time to garden in Oklahoma. In this workshop, OSU Extension Urban Agriculture Educator Joshua Campbell will introduce things you can do in your garden in the fall. Topics covered will include raised bed gardening, soil preparation...

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.