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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 (While in most cases the mobile print jobs should arrive within a few minutes, we have seen waits as high as 45 minutes)
    • 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: First come, first served Monday-Thursday from 1pm-4pm and by appointment Friday-Sunday from 1pm-4pm. To make an appointment, call us at 405.231.8650, click the Need Help? button on this page, or email us.
    • Mac and Windows computers with full Adobe Creative Suite and Cura software to slice 3D prints
    • 3D printers
    • Cricut maker
    • iPads for photo and video making
    • Lighting equipment, gimbals, and tripods

    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, and the Museum of Osteology that are first-come, first-served

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: 1-6pm



Curbside Hours

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


 

Upcoming Events

Memory Jar Take Home Kit

2/6 @ 9:00am
to
2/12 @ 6:00pm
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
In honor of this month's StoryWalk® book, In a Jar by Deborah Marcero, we are making Memory Jars! A memory jar is a jar filled with notes and memories you can give to a loved one. It's the perfect, meaningful present for that special someone.&nb...

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!

Valentine Take Home Kit

2/6 @ 9:00am
to
2/12 @ 6:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take-Home Kit
Event Description:
Valentine Take Home Kit includes all the supplies needed to create a colorful valentine for someone special. Available while supplies last. ...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Storytime

February 7, 2023
10:00am - 11:00am
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Children's Area (Bethany)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and show parents and caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others wh...

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. 

Infant Crisis Services' BabyMobile

February 7, 2023
10:00am - 2:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Outside (Bethany)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Do you need food, formula, or diapers?  The Infant Crisis Services' BabyMobile will be in the library parking lot 10am-2pm.  Stop by and receive a week's worth of diapers, and formula or food while supplies last.  Eligible age: birth t...

Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL)

February 8, 2023
10:00am - 11:00am
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 481
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.

Liz Kessler Author Visit

February 8, 2023
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Author Events, Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Event Description:
Join us to hear from Liz Kessler, author of our Community Read "When the World Was Ours." Liz is a children's and young adult author based out of Cornwall, United Kingdom.   "When the World Was Ours" was inspired by a true story. It...