ANNOUNCEMENT:

Due to construction, the Ralph Ellison Library and Southern Oaks Library are providing curbside services only until further notice. Watch our website for updates about their reopening.

Due to the number of buildings still without power, all Metro Library locations will be closed Thurs, 10/29.

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 for entry into library facilities. Customers without a mask will be served by curbside service. Click here for more information.

Belle Isle Library

About Belle Isle Library

The Belle Isle Library opened at its current location on the corner of Northwest Expressway and Villa in September of 1963. In 1965, Belle Isle became part of the Metropolitan Library System. In 1988, federal grants allowed Belle Isle to add 6,600 square feet of usable public service space. Belle Isle is a full-service neighborhood library for families who live nearby and for businesses along the northwest commercial corridor. It is one of the busiest libraries in the Metropolitan Library System.

Book drop location: Drive-up on the east side of the building.

Services

    Technology

    • Public use computers with 60-minute internet access and printing capabilities
    • An express computer with 15-minute internet access and printing capabilities
    • Mobile and offsite printing
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Color copy machine with free outbound faxing (to U.S. numbers only) and scanning capability

    Collection

    • Self-serve holds shelf and a self-check machine
    • Catalog computers dedicated to searching the library's collection
    • Library staff who can provide assistance locating information, using print and electronic sources, and provide readers' advisory
    • Place and pick up interlibrary loan requests
    • Tours and instruction in the use of library resources (by appointment)

Contact Information

Temporary Location

3621 Northwest Expressway

Oklahoma City, OK

73112

Phone: (405) 843-9601

Hours of Operation

The Belle Isle Library has opened in its temporary location at 3621 NW Expressway. Please watch this page for updates about the renovation of the Belle Isle Library.

Monday-Thursday: 9am - 8pm
Friday: 9am - 6pm
Saturday: 9am - 4pm
Sunday: 1 - 5pm


Curbside Hours

Monday-Thursday: 1 - 7pm
Friday: 1 - 6pm
Saturday: 1 - 4pm
Sunday: 1 - 5pm



Upcoming Events

Early Childhood Take Home Kit : Build a Pumpkin

All Day10/19 - 11/1
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Use bright orange tissue paper and a paper plate to make a spooky pumpkin. This program is designed for parents and children ages 2-5 to do together.While supplies last. Check back every two weeks for a new kit!...

Elementary Take Home Kit : Popsicle Spiders

All Day10/19 - 11/1
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Use popsicle sticks and string to make a spider! This program is designed for children 6-12. While supplies last. Check back every two weeks for a new kit!...

MLS Spirit Week

All Day10/25 - 10/31
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
With Halloween coming up during a difficult time in our history, we want to spread a little happiness and celebrate the season with a Halloween “spirit” week! Join us on social media for a socially distanced week of Halloween fun. Post a picture each...

Stay Active & Independent for Life Online

October 29, 2020
11:00am - 12:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 459
Event Description:
Seniors stay active and independent! Silver Sneakers Classic is designed to increase muscle strength, range of movement and improve activities for daily living. A chair is used for seated exercises and standing support and class can be modified depen...

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.

Children Reading to Dogs Halloween Special

October 29, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Event Description:
This week's Children Reading to Dogs has a special theme:  Halloween.  Come dressed in your Halloween costume while therapy dogs will be dressed in their own Halloween costumes!   Want to be a more confident reader? Build "pawsit...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to be in attendance and be engaged with your child for this program. 

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.

Oklahoma UFOs

October 29, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Join local Field Investigators from the Mutual UFO Network as they discuss Oklahoma UFOs and other current events in UFOlogy. Topics include the government's recently announced UAP Task Force, major US sightings, the Navy's Tic Tac videos, and the pr...