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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Kids Create Art Contest

All Day9/7 - 11/18
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Offsite (Del City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 45
Event Description:
Exercise your creativity by joining the 2021 Kids Create Art Contest! We're now accepting submissions from artists ages 5-12 in the following categories: 2D Art (painting, drawing, chalk art, etc.) 3D Art (sculpture, jewelry, etc.) Short Story ...

Shared Language Poetry Project

All Day10/1 - 10/31
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Take Home Kit, Writing
Event Description:
Born of a desire to show the similarities and differences among Oklahoma City residents, the Shared Language Poetry Project invites people of all ages to create poetry that is unified by shared words. Using a given list, participants will create poem...

Paranormal Writing Contest!

10/1 @ 9:00am
to
10/31 @ 9:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Writing
Event Description:
Interested in the paranormal? Do you like to create stories? Please participate in the Downtown Library's Paranormal Writing Contest! The contest is open to everyone and will have 3 age groups for submissions. Prizes will be awarded for each age g...

Take Home Kit: NaNoWriMo Starter Kit

10/25 @ 9:00am
to
11/7 @ 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Description:
November is National Novel Writing Month, and your library has the tools to prepare you for the challenge! Every year in the month of November, people around the world participate in National Novel Writing Month, an annual month-long celebration ...

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!

Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Zoom (Almonte)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Clubs, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
Acompaña nos para un club de lectura bilingüe el martes a las 7 pm. Vamos a leer Malinche Laura Esquivel. Puede elegir leer el libro en inglés o en español, ¡o en ambos! La fluidez en uno u otro idioma no es un requisito nos estamos uniendo con un ...

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.

Edmond Writing Group

October 26, 2021
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Are you a local OKC area writer? If so, this is something you don't want to miss! We will offer whole group time and small group breakout meetings, options for personal writing time, discussions or lessons, critique or workshopping materials, and mo...

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 NaNoWriMo Kits

All Day10/30 - 11/5
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Del City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit, Writing
Event Description:
November is National Novel Writing Month! Kick off your novel writing journey with this take home kit full of handy resources and yummy treats. Join our Discord to connect with other teen writers in our area. If you're interested in joining the Di...
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment, Writing
Event Description:
Join our sister library, the International English Library in Dusseldorf, Germany, to learn about how the Salem Witch Trials have impacted American Literature. This event is part of Paranormal Fest. Make sure to check out our other events, all th...

NaNoWriMo Inspo Take Home Kit

All Day11/1 - 11/23
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Writing
Event Description:
Having trouble reaching your 1,667 words for the day? Pick up your Inspo kit filled with prompts, generators, and writing games to combat writer's block....

Take & Make : Adult Journaling Kit

11/9 @ 9:00am
to
11/16 @ 8:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Take Home Kit, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Description:
Journaling can be a great way to begin writing interesting things about your own life. Also, the biography section is one of the most popular sections in public libraries. November is National Memoir Writing Month, so get your memoir started with you...

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!

Edmond Writing Group

November 9, 2021
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Are you a local OKC area writer? If so, this is something you don't want to miss! We will offer whole group time and small group breakout meetings, options for personal writing time, discussions or lessons, critique or workshopping materials, and mo...

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.

Northwest Kids' HOLIDAY STORY and STEM! CREATE A New Day (TAKE HOME KIT)

11/17 @ 9:00am
to
11/20 @ 4:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Science & STEAM, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 48
Event Description:
Place a hold on a copy of A NEW DAY by Brad Meltzer or use the provided link to listen to the author reading his own book. Your take home kit will include several fun and related LITERACY activities to celebrate NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Mont...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Contemporary Native Peoples- Changemakers Take Home Kit

11/17 @ 9:00am
to
11/23 @ 8:00pm
Northwest Library
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Family Programs, Take Home Kit, Writing
Event Description:
Native peoples are a diverse population with distinct cultures that continue to grow and change in the United States.  While many focus on the past, it is important to recognize the important contributions of Indigenous peoples to our country to...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Writing
Event Description:
Join us the 3rd Saturday every month for Author Hour: where we talk writing, publishing and everything in between. Questions are always welcome. This month, we'll be joined by three fantastic authors who write books with a touch of history. J...

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

Edmond Writing Group

November 23, 2021
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Are you a local OKC area writer? If so, this is something you don't want to miss! We will offer whole group time and small group breakout meetings, options for personal writing time, discussions or lessons, critique or workshopping materials, and mo...

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.

Edmond Writing Group

December 14, 2021
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Are you a local OKC area writer? If so, this is something you don't want to miss! We will offer whole group time and small group breakout meetings, options for personal writing time, discussions or lessons, critique or workshopping materials, and mo...

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.