ATTENTION:

The Del City Library closed Monday, February 22 to prepare to move into the new library at 4330 SE 15th Street. We will reopen in the new location Saturday, March 6 at 10am.

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All Metro Library locations are in the “Curbside Plus” stage. In this stage, ready holds will be delivered curbside. Customers can come into a library to use a computer or to print/copy/fax/scan. Masks are required.  Click here for more information.

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Breastfeeding Made Easier: A Q&A Panel with Statewide Experts

March 4, 2021
10:00am - 11:00am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
In coordination with the Coalition of Oklahoma Breastfeeding Advocates (COBA), we have compiled a panel of statewide experts to assist new or expecting parents in their breastfeeding journey. Our experts are going to share information about local res...

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.

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

Virtual Preschool Storytime

March 8, 2021
10:00am - 10:30am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Join us for a virtual storytime with your local neighborhood librarians! Connect virtually with other children and caregivers as we enjoy songs, stories, rhymes, fingerplays, and more! This storytime is intended for ages 3-5. Please register only on...

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.

Preschool Activities

March 8, 2021
10:30am - 11:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Zoom (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Join us online through Zoom for a story, rhymes, a craft, and early literacy activity. Come by the library before the program to pick up a kit of materials you will need during the program. After you sign up, you will receive an email with a link t...

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!

Story & Song!

March 9, 2021
11:00am - 11:30am
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Zoom (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 22
Event Description:
Join us online for Storytime with your neighborhood library! Connect virtually with other children and caregivers and enjoy interactive songs, stories, rhymes, and more from the comfort of your home. Register to receive a link to the Zoom meeting...

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.

Music with Ginger Online Program

March 11, 2021
10:00am - 10:15am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Online (The Village)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 42
Event Description:
Have you missed Music with Ginger? Miss Ginger will be providing our “normal” Musictime via private link! To participate and receive information about the program, you MUST register by Thursday March 11 at 8:00am! On Thursday March 11 at 10:00am ...
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Tumble Book Library - eBooks for kids

TumbleBook Library

The TumbleBook Library has over a thousand always available eBooks for elementary school students. It includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, and graphic novels as well as learning activities for literacy and reading comprehension such as puzzles, games, quizzes, and lesson plans.

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Kids & Screen Time

Do you often wonder if your child is getting too much screen time, whether from a phone, TV, or other device? These titles advise how to balance your family’s screen time.

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Let’s Talk About Sex

Many parents dread having the sex talk with their kids. It can be awkward. But we have you covered with books to help explain sex, whether you’re giving a little information to a younger child or going more in depth with an older child. There are both secular and religious-based titles, so you can choose what is right for your family.

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Potty Training

Potty training can be frustrating. Check out some of these adult books to learn how to make it easier. Don’t forget to check out books and DVDs to encourage your little ones to use the potty!

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