ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Ralph Ellison Library is providing curbside services only until further notice. Watch our website for updates about Ralph Ellison’s reopening.

NOTICE:

All Metro Library locations are in the "Grab & Go" stage. In this stage, customers can come into a library to use a computer, print/copy/fax/scan, and briefly browse the shelves. Masks are required. Click here for more information.

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Events

123! Play with Me at Home!

September 29, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Adults
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
Join us every week throughout September and early October on social media to learn more about the importance of play and healthy caregiver/child relationships in your child's early development. Each week our skilled Children's Librarians will...

123! Play with Me at Home!

October 6, 2020
6:30pm - 7:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Adults
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
Join us every week throughout September and early October on social media to learn more about the importance of play and healthy caregiver/child relationships in your child's early development. Each week our skilled Children's Librarians will...

Music with Ginger Online Program

October 8, 2020
10:00am - 10:15am
The Village Library
Registration
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Offsite (The Village)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 41
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 before the deadline of Wednesday October 7! On Thursday at 10:00...

October Take and Make Craft for Ages 2-5

10/12 @ 9:00am
to
10/17 @ 5:00pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 50
Event Description:
Let your imagination soar with this special arts and crafts take home program made for little hands! Professional librarians will provide you with all the resources you need to spread your artistic wings. Children will have the opportunity to practic...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

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Virtual Preschool Storytime

October 12, 2020
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: 20
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.

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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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Speakaboos

Speakaboos - Early Childhood Online Stories

Brought to you by the mind behind many of PBS’s early childhood series and geared toward children ages 2 – 6, Speakaboos is an early literacy product designed to introduce children to the joy of reading through interactive and engaging stories featuring characters they love. Parents and caregivers looking to supplement storytimes and provide healthy screentime will appreciate the multiple options to read.

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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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