Attention:

The Village Library parking lot is currently under construction. The library is open for business and curbside pickup is available all day.

The Ralph Ellison Library is open reduced hours for Grab & Go service! We are open Mon-Sat from 9a-5p and Sun 1p-6p.

Upcoming Events

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Bethany StoryWalk®

All Day12/1 - 12/23
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Outdoors (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Join us for a StoryWalk® around Bethany Library. Enjoy nature and Bethany's walking trails as you read a story. StoryWalk® begins at Cecil Mendenhall All Abilities Park and ends at the Storyteller Statue in front of the Bethany Library. The story ch...

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. 

Crochet an Heirloom Sampler Blanket- Beginners and Experienced

December 10, 2022
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Friends Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Learn to make a 63 different stitch heirloom sampler blanket together. Heirloom samplers are excellent ways to grow your crochet abilities whether this is your first time picking up a hook or you are an experienced hand. Structured to learn one stitc...

Tiger Jung's World Class Tae Kwon Do (Kids Ages 6-12)

December 11, 2022
3:00pm - 3:30pm
Northwest Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Northwest)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Master Woong Jung will teach us Korean martial arts! So slip off your shoes, bow, and prepare to learn this unique form of fitness and self-improvement. It's sure to be a great time of Tae Kwon Do kicks, calls, forms and fun! Master Jung is a 6t...

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. 

DHS RESOURCE HELP

December 12, 2022
9:00am - 5:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Study Room 1 (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Do you need help with job applications? Unemployment benefits? SNAP Benefits? Finding a place to live? Affordable healthcare or more? Visit our OU social work students and DHS Embedded Worker for help! This event is held at multiple locations acr...

Preschool Pretend Playtime

December 12, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Join us for a morning of fun and imagination. There will be different Dramatic Play stations and invitations available for kiddos. Pretend to be a veterinarian, or a mailman, or a cook, or many other fun pretend scenarios. ...

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. 

Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL)

December 12, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 472
Event Description:
Seniors stay active and independent! SAIL is designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and improve activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support and class can be modified depending on fitness lev...

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.

Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL)

December 13, 2022
9:00am - 10:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Staying Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) is a fitness program for older adults, which can be done sitting or standing. Performing exercise that improves strength, balance and fitness is critical for staying active and reducing risk falls. The S...

Infant Crisis Services' BabyMobile

December 13, 2022
10:00am - 2:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Outside (Bethany)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Do you need food, formula, or diapers?  The Infant Crisis Services' BabyMobile will be in the library parking lot 10am-2pm.  Stop by and receive a week's worth of diapers, and formula or food while supplies last.  Eligible age: birth t...

Intermediate Tai Chi

December 13, 2022
10:15am - 11:15am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
The Intermediate Tai Chi class teaches participants ways to improve their overall mind, body and spirit through a series of slow continuous movements. Participants of the class must complete Beginners' Tai Chi instruction. The class meets twice a wee...

***Canceled***Tai Chi for Better Balance

December 13, 2022
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
The movements of the Chinese martial art Tai Chi can help seniors reduce the risk of falling, increase balance, and increase flexibility. This six-week class teaches participants ways to improve their overall mind, body, and spirit through a series o...

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.

Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL)

December 14, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 472
Event Description:
Seniors stay active and independent! SAIL is designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and improve activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support and class can be modified depending on fitness lev...

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.

Health Insurance Marketplace Information Table

December 15, 2022
4:00am - 8:00pm
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Onsite (The Village)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Business & Finance, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
A representative from the Department of Health and Human Services will be available to provide information on the Healthcare Marketplace and how best to signup and utilize the resources available there.  ...

Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL)

December 15, 2022
9:00am - 10:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Staying Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) is a fitness program for older adults, which can be done sitting or standing. Performing exercise that improves strength, balance and fitness is critical for staying active and reducing risk falls/ The S...

Intermediate Tai Chi

December 15, 2022
10:15am - 11:15am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
The Intermediate Tai Chi class teaches participants ways to improve their overall mind, body and spirit through a series of slow continuous movements. Participants of the class must complete Beginners' Tai Chi instruction. The class meets twice a wee...

OKC Mobile Market

December 16, 2022
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Onsite (Del City)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
The OKC Mobile Market offers fresh produce to residents of Oklahoma County at no cost. We know that access to fresh fruit and vegetables is a barrier for many folks in the community, not only due to food deserts, but also the rising cost of food. Mob...

OKC Mobile Market

December 17, 2022
10:30am - 11:30am
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Onsite (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
The OKC Mobile Market offers fresh produce to residents of Oklahoma County at no cost. We know that access to fresh fruit and vegetables is a barrier for many folks in the community, not only due to food deserts, but also the rising cost of food. Mob...

OKC Mobile Market

December 17, 2022
1:30pm - 2:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Onsite (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
The OKC Mobile Market offers fresh produce to residents of Oklahoma County at no cost. We know that access to fresh fruit and vegetables is a barrier for many folks in the community, not only due to food deserts, but also the rising cost of food. Mob...

DHS RESOURCE HELP

December 19, 2022
9:00am - 5:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Study Room 1 (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Do you need help with job applications? Unemployment benefits? SNAP Benefits? Finding a place to live? Affordable healthcare or more? Visit our OU social work students and DHS Embedded Worker for help! This event is held at multiple locations acr...

Preschool Parachute Play

December 19, 2022
10:00am - 11:00am
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:

Attending parachute playtime is an excellent way to help children build social skills and engage in physical activity! Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as following directions, socializing with others, building vocabulary, and engaging in big body play that uses large and dynamic movement. Parachute play may be paired with props, songs, and books. 

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. 

Bethany StoryWalk®

All Day12/27 - 12/31
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Outdoors (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Join us for a StoryWalk® around Bethany Library. Enjoy nature and Bethany's walking trails as you read a story. StoryWalk® begins at Cecil Mendenhall All Abilities Park and ends at the Storyteller Statue in front of the Bethany Library. The story ch...

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. 

Downtown Crochet Club

December 31, 2022
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Classroom AB (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
Downtown Crochet Club! Come join us working on our ongoing Heirloom Afghan Blanket project or any project of your choosing. We are a fun group and we welcome yarn artists of all ages! Feel free to bring knitting projects as well. We have supplies ...

Stay Active and Independent for Life (SAIL)

January 3, 2023
9:00am - 10:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Staying Active and Independent for Life (SAIL) is a fitness program for older adults, which can be done sitting or standing. Performing exercise that improves strength, balance or fitness is critical for staying active and reducing risk falls. The SA...

Journaling and Planner Take Home Kit

1/3 @ 9:00am
to
1/16 @ 9:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
Enjoy this kit designed to help you start journaling and/or planning. There will be journal prompts, habit trackers, and all sorts of fun things in a bound format to start you on this journey.  ...

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!

S.A.L.T. Council (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together)

January 3, 2023
10:00am - 11:00am
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Continuing Education, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Come learn about the latest crimes/scams targeting seniors and how to avoid becoming a victim!  This program is a part of TRIAD, a collaborative effort between the Sheriff's office, local police departments and senior citizens working togethe...