Teen and Young Adult

Teen Blog Entries

Geek Con

Are you a Star Wars fan? Harry Potter fan? Comic book fan? Pokemon fan? LIBRARY fan?

If you answered yes to everything above (and even more not mentioned) join us for the Downtown Library’s 2nd GEEK Con! Escape rooms, crafts, mini-panels, Cosplay fashion show, face painting and more...

Anyone Can Wear the Mask

If you get the chance to see “Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse” before it leaves the theaters, take it!  I saw it with my grand-nephew last year and we both loved it.  Seeing Miles Morales, a biracial teen donning the mantle of Spider-Man was pretty amazing to my nephew who is also bira...

Spring Break with the Library

Whether Oklahoma County families are traveling or planning a staycation – the library has a variety of programs and services to keep users of every age entertained during spring break.

There is something for everyone at the library this spring break. Pass the time in the car with librar...

Upcoming Events

Grow with Google: Coding Camp

June 7, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
Event Description:
Youth ages 9-14 will learn coding and computer programming skills, and use those skills to create their own games and projects! Prior coding knowledge is welcome but not necessary.  This is a 6-week course and participants are expected to partic...

Wild About Science

June 7, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Love science? Then come celebrate it with us in this experiment themed party that will have fun hands-on activities for you to explore, create, mix, and maybe even snack on! ...

Knitting Club

June 8, 2019
10:00am - 12:00pm
The Village Library
Library Branch: The Village Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Village)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Knitty Committee Interested in knitting or learning how to knit? Join us as you finish your current project, or simply bring yarn and needles and we will help you get started! The recommended yarn for beginners is "variegated worsted weight" and size...

Zumba: Come Dance with Us!

June 8, 2019
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Zumba is a fun way to get your recommended dose of daily exercise and IT'S FREE! This high-energy class is set to upbeat music and features choreographed dance numbers by an instructor. You don’t need to be a great dancer to feel welcome. Work at yo...

Family Art and Storytime with Ntu Art

June 8, 2019
1:30pm - 3:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Children's Area (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Storytimes
Event Description:
Family Arts & Crafts inspired by the stories that make us who we are. Join us as we create amazing, fun projects and crafts to take home! This is a recurring event and takes place on the second Saturday of each month. ...

American Creed: A Film Screening & Community Conversation

June 9, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: 46th Star Auditorium (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Film & Movies
Event Description:
The Metropolitan Library System invites you to engage with the idea of a unifying American Creed! Join us for a film screening of the PBS documentary, American Creed, and a scholar-facilitated panel discussion with community leaders. Light refreshmen...