ANNOUNCEMENT:

Due to a suspected or confirmed case of COVID-19, the Jones Library is currently closed (Fri, 1/21). The library will reopen on Saturday, 1/22, at 9:00 a.m.

SKELETONS: MUSEUM OF OSTEOLOGY EXPERIENCE PASSES

ABOUT SKELETONS: MUSEUM OF OSTEOLOGY EXPERIENCE PASSES 

The Skeletons: Museum of Osteology Experience Pass can be checked out from any of the Metropolitan libraries and includes a voucher for up to two adults and two children. Each pass can be checked out for 7 days and provides general admission to Skeletons: Museum of Osteology, but they do not provide admission to special exhibits. Passes cannot be renewed and must be returned to the library where they were checked out. Only one pass per household may be checked out at a time. No holds will be permitted on Experience Passes.  

  

HOW IT WORKS 

Passes can be checked out by calling the library at 405-231-8650 to ask about availability. If a pass is available, it must be picked up within 2 hours.   

  

ABOUT SKELETONS: MUSEUM OF OSTEOLOGY 

The Skeletons: Museum of Osteology  is a 7,000 square foot facility housing over 800 specimens and over 40 exhibits from all corners of the world. Visitors can compare many rare species normally not available in other museum exhibits. The museum features a variety of North American specimens ranging from tiny mice and shrew skeletons to a 40-foot humpback whale. 

Get Inspired Before Your Visit

 

Upcoming Science Events

Take Home Kit: Snowstorm Experiment

1/16 @ 1:00pm
to
1/23 @ 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Wow it's getting chilly out there! Stay warm inside with this snow themed science experiment! In this STEM kit you'll learn how to use a chemical reaction to create an artificial snowstorm. ...
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
The Pinwheel Galaxy is a spiral-shaped galaxy about 21 million light years away from Earth. Scientists call this swirling galaxy M101. You can find it in the constellation Ursa Major, or the "Big Dipper," in the Northern Hemisphere. With a nice, dark...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Elementary Take Home Kit: Braille Literacy Month

All Day1/18 - 1/31
Belle Isle Library
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. January is Braille Literacy Month! Learn about Louis Braille who developed a system of printing and writing, called Braille, that is extensively used by the blind. Make a Simple Braille Slate and Stylu...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Make a Pinwheel Galaxy PINWHEEL Take Home Kit (NASA @ Your Library)

1/18 @ 1:00pm
to
1/31 @ 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
The Pinwheel Galaxy is a spiral-shaped galaxy about 21 million light years away from Earth. Scientists call this swirling galaxy M101. You can find it in the constellation Ursa Major, or the "Big Dipper," in the Northern Hemisphere. With a nice, dark...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Mission to Space Board Game Take-Home Kit

All Day1/24 - 1/30
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Family Programs, Games & Gaming, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
In celebration of the launch of NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope, you will get a chance to experience the teamwork, research, and planning it takes to make a successful NASA mission to space. Players will represent a team of scientists and engineers...

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.

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: 1
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!

LEGO Club - Marshmallow Catapults

January 25, 2022
7:00pm - 7:30pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:

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

Come build a working catapult and see how far you can shoot a mini marshmallow. Will you be the Distance Champ?...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Science Museum Oklahoma: So You Want to Launch a Telescope?

January 26, 2022
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Registration
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
The launch of the James Webb Space Telescope in December has us very excited about what we may learn about our universe. We will have to be patient though, because after the telescope launches by rocket from French Guiana it will have to travel to an...
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