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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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 Ornaments

10/1 @ 9:00am
to
10/31 @ 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Register for your own Paranormal Salt Dough Ornament! Kit will include ornament, paint and paintbrush for decorating your ornament....

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. 

Scrabble Anyone!!!

10/4 @ 9:00am
to
10/30 @ 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Do you enjoy playing scrabble or figuring out crossword puzzles? Register and pick up your Take and Make Scrabble Coaster - to make your own scrabble coaster with preselected phrases/words. The kit will contain: ...

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!

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.

Top Secret Detectives

10/12 @ 9:00am
to
10/19 @ 8:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Family Programs, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Calling all sleuthers! A crime has been committed in the library and we need your help to solve the case. This fun forensic kit will give you the tools to examine the evidence and vote on the culprit!...

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.

College Test Prep Basics

10/14 @ 9:00am
to
10/28 @ 8:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Careers & Jobs, Continuing Education, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
College entrance exams such as the ACT and/or SAT are a key steps in the college preparation process. The library has several resources that can be found in this take home kit that may help you increase your scores on these important tests!...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Take Home Kit: Create a Monster!

All Day10/15 - 10/23
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Help develop fine motor skills and learn shapes by creating a monster! Participants will use scissors and glue to piece together a monster out of paper. Supplies included. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

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.

Budget Box Take-Home Kit

10/16 @ 9:00am
to
10/23 @ 4:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Finance, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Feeling stressed about finances? It's never too late to learn about money management! Pick up a Budget Box for everything you need to create a budget, learn valuable tips and tricks to save your money, and plan your way toward financial freedom....

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!

Bigfoot Paint by Number Kit

All Day10/18 - 10/24
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Creep into the paranormal with Oklahoma's favorite cryptid, Bigfoot! Did you know that Oklahoma has a Bigfoot Festival at the beginning of October each year? With this kit, you'll get a Bigfoot themed reading list and all the supplies to create a Big...

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.

Little Life Skills: Cooking

All Day10/18 - 10/24
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Learning takes place well before we start school! The Little Life Skills take-home kit series encourages children ages 2 - 5 to work on basic life skills like tying shoes, learning ABCs, and helping out around the house through hands-on activities an...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Pre-K Kit: Number Explorers 1

All Day10/18 - 10/24
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, 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. These kits are first...

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.

Take Home Kit: Milk Carton Haunted House

All Day10/18 - 10/24
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Create your own Haunted House from a milk carton! Geared towards kids 5 and up, but open to all. Available while supplies last. ...

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.

Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
This program is designed for children ages 6-12. Learn about the science behind salt melting ice with this fun, haunted science experiment. While supplies last. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Early Childhood Take Home Kit : Spider Sensory Play

All Day10/18 - 10/31
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
This program is designed for parents and children ages 2-5 to do together. Each kit contains crinkle paper, plastic spiders, and tweezers for sensory play as well as to practice fine motor skills. ...

Murder at the Zoo: Take Home Murder Mystery Kit

All Day10/18 - 10/31
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
There has been a murder at the zoo! Challenge your inner detective and solve the mystery. Follow the clues provided in the kit, work alone or with friends and family, and connect the dots to find the killer. This kit is available on a first come firs...

Paranormal Fest: Protection Spell Jar Take Home Kit

10/18 @ 9:00am
to
10/24 @ 8:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Feeling witchy? Grab a kit to make your own spell jar to protect yourself, your loved ones, or your home from negative energy! This kit will include a glass jar, bay leaves, lavender, and obsidian. These kits will be available for pick up from Oc...

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!

Who You Gonna Call? Ghostbusters (Kit)!

10/18 @ 9:00am
to
10/31 @ 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
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
Thanks to this kit, I ain’t afraid of no ghosts! Using the supplies provided, create your own ghost, ectoplasmic slime, and little Ghostbuster just in time for the spookiest, ghost-iest month of all! Kits can be picked up between October 11th thro...

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 and Make a Mini Ghost Piñata

10/19 @ 9:30am
to
10/23 @ 4:30pm
Wright Library
Registration
Library Branch: Wright Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Wright)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
It's time to get spooooooky! Get the family together to make a Mini Ghost Piñata. This Take Home kit will contain the instructions and materials needed to make a small piñata to liven (or deaden) up the Halloween season....

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.

Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 27
Event Description:
Create your own paper chain wall hanging! Each kit will include directions and most things you need to make one decorative piece of wall art. You will need to find a stick to hang your masterpiece from before you begin....

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!

Day of the Dead Nicho Box Kit

10/20 @ 9:00am
to
10/29 @ 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: 20
Event Description:
Create your own Nicho box, a three dimensional shadowbox frame inspired by the Latin American holiday Día de los Muertos. All supplies are included. Kits are first come, first serve. Kits can be picked up between October 20th through October 29...

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: Glitter Cob Web!

All Day10/23 - 10/31
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Glitter, glitter everywhere! Who doesn't love shiny, sparkly glitter?! Stop by the Downtown Library to pick up a Glitter Cobweb Take Home Kit. Participants will use glue and glitter to create beautiful cobwebs. All 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.

Pre-K Kit: Number Explorers 2

All Day10/25 - 10/31
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
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. These kits are first...

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.

Spooky Slime Take Home Kit

All Day10/25 - 10/31
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Celebrate this spooky time of year by diving into an ooey, gooey science project with Ralph Ellison (we're making SLIME). Not sure how slime and STEM relate? Come pick up a kit and find out! Take home kits are available on a first come, first ser...

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. 

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