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Northwest Kids' CRAFT! Paper Chain TREE (TAKE HOME KIT)

11/24 @ 9:00am
to
11/30 @ 9:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Craft a tree out of festive paper rings. If you wish, you can create your tree with enough rings to count down the days in December! Kits can be picked up at Northwest Library from Wednesday, November 24th, through Tuesday, November 30th. Registe...

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 household and per registration (if required).

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

Pre-K Kit: Math Explorers 4

All Day11/29 - 12/5
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Did you know there is so much more to understanding math concepts that learning to count? In this series of take home kits, we will include different manipulatives to use in developing a variety of skills for future math whizzes. This week's kit will...

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.

Can You Survive the Winter? STEM

12/1 @ 9:00am
to
12/15 @ 9:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Do you ever wonder why bears sleep almost all winter and geese fly south? Why squirrels store acorns and rabbits change colors? We turn up the heat and wear our coats, but how do different animals survive when winter comes? Join us as we explore sur...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration (if required).

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

Capitol Hill After School Events

December 2, 2021
4:15pm - 5:30pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Patio (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....

Take home kit: Viewing the Geminids Meteor Shower

12/5 @ 1:00pm
to
12/12 @ 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Outdoor Program, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
The Geminids Meteor Shower happens once every year in December. This shower is one of the most visible reoccurring showers to exist. In this STEAM themed kit you will learn about meteors, how to view the shower, and participate in a space themed fau...

Spoticus Out Of This World

All Day12/6 - 12/12
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Continuing Education, Cultural Experiences, Family Programs, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
"Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of Spoticus. His mission: to explore space and conduct new experiments, to boldly go where no dog has gone before." Join Spoticus as he explores outer space, conducts experiments, and learns about c...

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.

No-Tech Coding for Teens (Take Home Kit)

12/8 @ 9:00am
to
12/11 @ 4:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
No technology is required for this coding activity! Teens will learn the building blocks of coding. Kits are one per FAMILY. Any duplicate registrations will be deleted. Kits can be picked up at Northwest Library from Wednesday, December 8, throug...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration (if required).

Northwest Kids' HOLIDAY STORY and STEM! Catch an Elf (TAKE HOME KIT)

12/8 @ 9:00am
to
12/11 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Event Description:
Reserve your copy of How to Catch an Elf by Adam Wallace or click on the green rectangle on the right side of the registration page to read-along with it in Hoopla Digital, then create your own trap! Catching elves is no easy task-you need more than ...

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.

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

Crystal Growing Kit

12/12 @ 9:00am
to
12/18 @ 8:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Calling all tween scientists! Pull on your lab coats and get ready to do a science experiment! In this crystal growing kit you’ll learn how to grow crystals from Epsom Salt, explore how molecules form lattices, and discover how crystallization makes ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Spoticus Out Of This World

All Day12/13 - 12/18
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Continuing Education, Cultural Experiences, Family Programs, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
"Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of Spoticus. His mission: to explore space and conduct new experiments, to boldly go where no dog has gone before." Join Spoticus as he explores outer space, conducts experiments, and learns about c...

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.

Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
The James Webb Space Telescope is scheduled to launch Dec 18th, 2021! This telescope will allow scientists to look back in time to when stars and galaxies were beginning to form. Come celebrate with us by grabbing an informative take-home kit with an...

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.

The Magic Tree House Book Adventures Club: Viking Ships at Sunrise

December 13, 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: 10
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!

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, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
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 Sequoyah list. Supplies are limited. Please register to reserve your ki...

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!

Children's Take Home Kit

December 14, 2021
9:15am - 9:30am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Online + Curbside (The Village)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Description:
Enjoy science, art, and literacy activities from home with these prepared activity kits! In December we will be making a paper bag gingerbread house. Supplies are limited. Please register to reserve your kit, then pick it up curbside or inside the li...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Winter Solstice Family Fun Kit

12/14 @ 9:30am
to
12/18 @ 4:30pm
Wright Library
Registration
Library Branch: Wright Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Wright)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Family Programs, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Winter is coming! Celebrate the shortest day of the year as a family with this Winter Solstice Family Fun Kit. Kits will include fun family activities, crafts, and information about Winter Solstice. So that more families are able to enjoy this kit...

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 household and per registration (if required).

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

Northwest Kids' HOLIDAY STORY and STEM! Jingle a Polar Maze (TAKE HOME KIT)

12/15 @ 9:00am
to
12/18 @ 5:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Event Description:
Reserve your copy of The Polar Express by Chris Van Allsburg or click on the green rectangle on the right side of the registration page to read-along with it in Hoopla Digital, then create a Jingle Bell Maze! Each family may have up to 3 kits, bu...

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.

There's "SNOW" Club Like Lego Club

December 18, 2021
1:00pm - 4:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM
Event Description:

Join other LEGO fans to engineer some fun! Imagine, create, play, and learn as we build with LEGOs.

This is an all ages event where the challenge is to build something that has the word "snow" in it. Can you build a 3D SNOWman out of Legos? Or perhaps a mosaic of SNOWcapped mountains? A SNOWmobile, SNOWplow, or a SNOWcone shop? This fun come-...

Disclaimer(s)

Customers are encouraged to socially distance by maintaining 6 feet apart for the duration of the event.

Northwest Kids' HOLIDAY STORY and STEM! Fly a Rein-DOG (LIVE @ NW!)

December 21, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Join us INSIDE as we head to the North Pole with Olive, the Other Reindeer by Vivian Walsh and J. Otto Siebold and then help her fly the farthest she can! We will be seated as family & friend groups with tables socially distanced. Masks are encourag...

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. 

Customers are encouraged to socially distance by maintaining 6 feet apart for the duration of the event.

Northwest Kids' HOLIDAY STORY and STEM! Fly a Rein-DOG (TAKE HOME KIT)

12/22 @ 9:00am
to
12/28 @ 9:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
Reserve your copy of Olive, the Other Reindeer by Vivian Walsh and J. Otto Siebold and then help Olive fly her fastest! Kits can be picked up at Northwest Library from Wednesday, December 22nd, through Tuesday, December 28th. Registered customer...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration (if required).

The Magic Tree House Book Adventures Club: Viking Ships at Sunrise

December 27, 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: 10
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!

Northwest Kids' HOLIDAY STORY and STEM! Build a Sled (LIVE @ NW!)

December 28, 2021
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Join us INSIDE as we go on a wild ride with Ten on the Sled by Kim Norman and then build our own sleds! We will be seated as family & friend groups with tables socially distanced. Masks are encouraged. Please note how many will be at your table (3-4 ...

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. 

Customers are encouraged to socially distance by maintaining 6 feet apart for the duration of the event.

Northwest Kids' HOLIDAY STORY and STEM! Build a Sled (TAKE HOME KIT)

12/29 @ 9:00am
to
1/4 @ 9:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
Reserve your copy of Ten on the Sled by Kim Norman or click on the green rectangle on the right side of the registration page to read-along with it, then build your own sled! Kits can be picked up at Northwest Library from Wednesday, December 29th...

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 household and per registration (if required).

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

Spoticus Out Of This World

All Day1/3 - 1/9
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Continuing Education, Cultural Experiences, Family Programs, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
"Space: the final frontier. These are the voyages of Spoticus. His mission: to explore space and conduct new experiments, to boldly go where no dog has gone before." Join Spoticus as he explores outer space, conducts experiments, and learns about c...

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.

NW Kids CREATE! Winter LEGO Challenge (LIVE at NW!)

January 4, 2022
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Description:
Let's break out the BRICKS to ring in the NEW YEAR! It might be cold outside, but it will be warm INSIDE as we build winter-inspired LEGO creations! Come join us for an after-school wind-down and grab some books to read during our (Adult) Winter Rea...

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. 

Customers are encouraged to socially distance by maintaining 6 feet apart for the duration of the event.