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Bethany Library

Contact Information

6700 NW 35th Street

Bethany, OK

73008

Phone: (405) 789-8363

About Bethany Library

The Bethany Library opened on January 31, 1965 and joined the Metropolitan Library System later that year. West Oklahoma City residents, as well as residents of Bethany, are the primary users of this library, borrowing hundreds of thousands of books and other materials each year. On April 5, 2016, Bethany voters approved a bond issue to build a new Bethany Library that would be nearly three times the size of the current library. On November 16, 2019, the new Bethany Library opened in a 23,000 square foot building that includes 4 study rooms, 4 meeting rooms, and a makerspace.

Book drop: Drive-up return on the west side of the building.

Services

    Technology

    • Public use computers with 60-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
    • Chromebooks (available to check out on a first-come, first-served basis)
    • Wi-Fi hotspots (available to check out; holds can be placed in our catalog)

     

    MLS STUDIOS (MAKERSPACE)

    • Hours: Mon-Thurs 10-7 PM. To make an appointment, reserve online, call us at 405.231.8650, click the Need Help? button on this page, or email us.
    • Equipment:
      • Mac and Windows computers with full Adobe Creative Suite and PRUSA software to slice 3D prints and Blender software
      • 3D printers
      • Cricut maker (customers will need to bring their own supplies to use this machine)
      • Camera
      • Microphone
      • iPads for photo and video making
      • Green/White/Black screen backdrop
      • Lighting equipment and tripods
      • Button Maker

     

    Collection

    • Self-serve holds shelf and self-check machines
    • 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)
    • Experience Passes for the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, the Oklahoma History Center, Oklahoma Banjo Museum, and the Museum of Osteology that are first-come, first-served

     

    Spaces

Hours of Operation

Please check the top of this page for notices impacting our hours of operation or services offered.

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

Curbside Hours

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



Curbside Hours

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

Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Kids" group.

Frog Finders Challenge

All Day 2/2 - 2/29
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Onsite (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Hop to it and come find these frogs! Once you find all nine, you will receive a prize. (Toads included; please be kind to them.)   ...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL)

10:00am - 11:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 493
Event Description:
Seniors stay active and independent! SAIL 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 depending on fitness lev...

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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cancelled - Powerful Tools for Caregivers

10:00am - 12:00pm
Bethany Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Conference Room (Bethany)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
In partnership with DRTC, the library proudly presents this 6 week session for caregivers. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a six week class designed to help family caregivers take better care of themselves while caring for a family member or fr...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Molecule Scavenger Hunt

All Day 3/1 - 3/30
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Onsite (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
The library is full of molecules! Can you find them all? Knowing a bit about the Dewey Decimal System will help you out.   ...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Stories & Fun

11:00am - 12:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Children's Area (Bethany)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
Librarian will share stories, activities, and a craft with attendees.  ...

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 in the "Adults" group.

DIY Canva Graphic Design for Cricut

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Conference Room (Bethany)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
This event is for curious creators who want to learn Canva to create their own Cricut designs. This is a two-part event.  During this event, you will make a Canva account to create a simple design. Participants are encouraged to bring thei...

Disclaimer(s)

The library makes every effort to ensure our programs can be enjoyed by all. If you have any concerns about accessibility or need to request specific accommodations, please contact the library.

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

StoryWalk®

Enjoy nature and Bethany's walking trails as you read a story. StoryWalk® begins at Cecil Mendenhall All Abilities Park and ends at the Storyteller Statue in front of the Bethany Library. The story changes every month so drop by to catch a different tale. The braille for each story is provided by the Oklahoma Library for the Blind and is located at the Information Desk within the library. And don't forget to use our hashtag #bethanyokstorywalk to let us know how it went.

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library. StoryWalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.

Upcoming StoryWalk® titles are:
Creepy Carrots by Aaron Reynolds (October 2023)
Fry Bread by Kevin Noble Maillard (November 2023)
First Snow by Nancy Viau (December 2023)
Wolf in the Snow by Matthew Cordell (January 2024)