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Early Childhood Take Home Kit: 123! Play with Me At Home!

All Day5/1 - 5/29
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Description:
Looking for fun and engaging ways to play with your little one at home? Our skilled Children’s Librarians have developed a special take home kit just for you! Our 123! Play with Me at Home! take home kits include 4 fun and engaging activities that...

Make it Together: Floating Soap Boats

5/1 @ 1:00pm
to
5/28 @ 2:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Each Make it Together kit contains supplies for two people and is intended to be a project for an adult and child to work on together. We believe talking through activities, spending time, and working together with a child builds communication, trust...

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.

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

Early Childhood Star Wars Take-and-Make

5/3 @ 9:00am
to
5/8 @ 5:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Del City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Child Development & Parenting, Cultural Experiences, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Bring the galaxy far, far away into your home with this Star Wars craft kit! These kits are designed for children ages 2-5 with the help of a caregiver; kits will be available for pick up May 3 - 8....

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!

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

Music Time with Miss Joy

May 6, 2021
9:00am - 10:00am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Zoom (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Family Programs
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 4
Event Description:
May is the month for music and we are doing something special for our youngest customers who are 6 months to 3 years-old. Sign up for this program and receive a bag filled with scarves, egg shakers, rhythm sticks, bells, and a song she...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per household and per registration.

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.

Captain Supertooth Virtual Visit + Take Home Kit

May 8, 2021
1:30pm - 2:00pm
Del City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Zoom (Del City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Health & Wellness, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Description:
Delta Dental of Oklahoma Foundation’s own defender of oral health, Captain Supertooth, is visiting the library! Join us for a 30 minute interactive program that will teach your child the importance of maintaining their dental health with information ...

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!

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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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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