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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.

Upcoming Events

Special thank you to Niagara Water for the donation of two pallets of water to help our community hydrate and stay cool during outdoor Summer Reading events.

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Outdoor Blanket Storytime

August 6, 2021
10:30am - 11:15am
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Outdoors (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
To ensure social distancing registration is limited to 15 families. Please submit 1 registration for the whole family. Bring your blanket and join us in front of the library. Caregivers and children will enjoy books, puppets, music, rhymes, and r...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

Outdoor Yoga on the Village Green

August 7, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Outdoors (The Village)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Outdoor Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
Join us for All-Levels Yoga -- a flow-style class that integrates breath, intention, and a wide variety of poses to create a full mind, body experience that is both energizing and relaxing.  All experience levels are welcome! Please bring your o...

Disclaimer(s)

The library is not liable for injuries to people, damage to their property or loss of property belonging to individuals or groups, using the meeting rooms.

This event is scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

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

Outdoor Storytime

August 9, 2021
9:30am - 10:15am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Outdoors (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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 while enjoying stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more!

This event will take place on our children's outdoor patio. Please register each child individually. On the day of the event, please watch your email in case of inclement weather cancellation. Please only register for one storytime per week. Th...

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. 

Family Storytime

August 9, 2021
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Outdoors (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Family Programs, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
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 while enjoying stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more!

Toddlers and children up to age five with their adult are welcome to this program. This program will be held outdoors on our children's patio with socially distanced spots for family and friends. Bring a blanket or comfy pillow to sit on. Please reg...

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. 

Outdoor Storytime

August 10, 2021
9:30am - 10:15am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Outdoors (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
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 while enjoying stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more!

This event will take place on our children's outdoor patio. Please register each child individually. On the day of the event, please watch your email in case of inclement weather cancellation. Please only register for one storytime per week. Th...

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 in the Gazebo/Park!

August 10, 2021
10:00am - 10:30am
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Outdoors (Bethany)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
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 while enjoying stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more!

This storytime will take place in the gazebo at Cecil Mendenhall Library Park next to the library. In case of inclement weather, watch your email because we may have to cancel. ...

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. 

This event is scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

Outdoor Storytime

August 10, 2021
10:30am - 11:15am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Outdoors (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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 while enjoying stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more!

This event will take place on our children's outdoor patio. Please register each child individually. On the day of the event, please watch your email in case of inclement weather cancellation. Please only register for one storytime per week. Th...

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. 

Animal Engineers - Birds

August 12, 2021
4:30pm - 5:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Outdoors (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Outdoor Program, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Come learn about birds - amazing Animal Engineers. Can you build a nest that will hold two eggs out of twigs, grass and newspaper?...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

Outdoor Blanket Storytime

August 13, 2021
10:30am - 11:15am
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Outdoors (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
To ensure social distancing registration is limited to 15 families. Please submit 1 registration for the whole family. Bring your blanket and join us in front of the library. Caregivers and children will enjoy books, puppets, music, rhymes, and r...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

Outdoor Yoga on the Village Green

August 14, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Outdoors (The Village)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Outdoor Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
Join us for All-Levels Yoga -- a flow-style class that integrates breath, intention, and a wide variety of poses to create a full mind, body experience that is both energizing and relaxing.  All experience levels are welcome! Please bring your o...

Disclaimer(s)

The library is not liable for injuries to people, damage to their property or loss of property belonging to individuals or groups, using the meeting rooms.

This event is scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

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

Outdoor Storytime

August 16, 2021
9:30am - 10:15am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Outdoors (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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 while enjoying stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more!

This event will take place on our children's outdoor patio. Please register each child individually. On the day of the event, please watch your email in case of inclement weather cancellation. Please only register for one storytime per week. Th...

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. 

Family Book Club

August 16, 2021
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Outdoors (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Book Clubs, Family Programs, Outdoor Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Family Book Club for early elementary through middle school with their accompanying adult. We will discuss the book and do a related craft or activity. This program will be held outdoors on our children's patio with socially distanced spots for ...

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. 

Outdoor Storytime

August 17, 2021
9:30am - 10:15am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Outdoors (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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 while enjoying stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more!

This event will take place on our children's outdoor patio. Please register each child individually. On the day of the event, please watch your email in case of inclement weather cancellation. Please only register for one storytime per week. Th...

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. 

Outdoor Storytime

August 17, 2021
10:30am - 11:15am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Outdoors (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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 while enjoying stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more!

This event will take place on our children's outdoor patio. Please register each child individually. On the day of the event, please watch your email in case of inclement weather cancellation. Please only register for one storytime per week. Th...

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. 

Outdoor Gamefest

August 18, 2021
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Covered Patio (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Family Programs, Games & Gaming, Outdoor Program
Event Description:

Come and play classic favorites like Battleship and Connect Four, or more recent bestsellers like Zombie Dice and Apples to Apples! Board games promote creativity and foster positive skills like sportsmanship and logical reasoning. The library is a great place to meet up with your friends and try out new games!

Outdoor Blanket Storytime

August 20, 2021
10:30am - 11:15am
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Outdoors (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
To ensure social distancing registration is limited to 15 families. Please submit 1 registration for the whole family. Bring your blanket and join us in front of the library. Caregivers and children will enjoy books, puppets, music, rhymes, and r...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

Outdoor Yoga on the Village Green

August 21, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Outdoors (The Village)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Outdoor Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
Join us for All-Levels Yoga -- a flow-style class that integrates breath, intention, and a wide variety of poses to create a full mind, body experience that is both energizing and relaxing.  All experience levels are welcome! Please bring your o...

Disclaimer(s)

The library is not liable for injuries to people, damage to their property or loss of property belonging to individuals or groups, using the meeting rooms.

This event is scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

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

Outdoor Storytime

August 23, 2021
9:30am - 10:15am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Outdoors (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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 while enjoying stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more!

This event will take place on our children's outdoor patio. Please register each child individually. On the day of the event, please watch your email in case of inclement weather cancellation. Please only register for one storytime per week. Th...

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. 

Family Storytime

August 23, 2021
6:30pm - 7:15pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Outdoors (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Family Programs, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
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 while enjoying stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more!

Toddlers and children up to age five with their adult are welcome to this program. This program will be held outdoors on our children's patio with socially distanced spots for family and friends. Bring a blanket or comfy pillow to sit on. Please regi...

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.

Outdoor Storytime

August 24, 2021
9:30am - 10:15am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Outdoors (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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 while enjoying stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more!

This event will take place on our children's outdoor patio. Please register each child individually. On the day of the event, please watch your email in case of inclement weather cancellation. Please only register for one storytime per week. Th...

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. 

Outdoor Storytime

August 24, 2021
10:30am - 11:15am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Outdoors (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
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 while enjoying stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more!

This event will take place on our children's outdoor patio. Please register each child individually. On the day of the event, please watch your email in case of inclement weather cancellation. Please only register for one storytime per week. Th...

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. 

Outdoor Blanket Storytime

August 27, 2021
10:30am - 11:15am
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Outdoors (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Outdoor Program, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
To ensure social distancing registration is limited to 15 families. Please submit 1 registration for the whole family. Bring your blanket and join us in front of the library. Caregivers and children will enjoy books, puppets, music, rhymes, and r...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

LEGO Club - Olympic High Dive

August 28, 2021
10:30am - 11:30am
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Outdoors (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Outdoor Program, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Come build the tallest possible diving board that will support a Lego Mini-Figure ready to make an Olympic-worthy dive!...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

Outdoor Yoga on the Village Green

August 28, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Outdoors (The Village)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness, Outdoor Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Description:
Join us for All-Levels Yoga -- a flow-style class that integrates breath, intention, and a wide variety of poses to create a full mind, body experience that is both energizing and relaxing.  All experience levels are welcome! Please bring your o...

Disclaimer(s)

The library is not liable for injuries to people, damage to their property or loss of property belonging to individuals or groups, using the meeting rooms.

This event is scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation. 

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