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Midwest City Library

Midwest City

Contact Information

8143 E. Reno Avenue

Midwest City, OK

73110

Phone: (405) 732-4828

About Midwest City Library 

The Midwest City Library first opened its doors in 1955 at 3210 Belaire, formerly part of the clubhouse of the Municipal Golf Course Center. In 1964, the same year Oklahoma County voters approved a 1.9 mill ad valorem tax to establish a city-county library system, the Midwest City Library moved to expanded quarters in another part of the old golf course clubhouse. In 1965, the Midwest City Library joined the Metropolitan Library System. In the 1980s, a bond issue was passed and the current 36,000 square foot facility was built and opened on September 14, 1987. On permanent display in the lobby is a triptych, commissioned by the City of Midwest City, called "Summer Skies" by Oklahoma artist Wilson Hurley.

Book drop location: Drive-thru return on the south side of building.

Located in the library: Literacy Link Office, offering adult literacy classes to the people of eastern Oklahoma County. (Phone: 405-732-2737)

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 While in most cases the mobile print jobs should arrive within a few minutes, we have seen waits as high as 45 minutes. The vendor is aware of the situation and is working on correcting the issue.
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Color copy machine with free outbound faxing (to U.S. numbers only) and scanning capability
    • Public use typewriter

    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)

    Spaces

Hours of Operation

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

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



Curbside Hours

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



Upcoming Events

Make it Together: Thaumatrope

9/7 @ 8:00am
to
9/30 @ 8:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Family Programs, 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)

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

Frida Kahlo Flower Crown Collage

All Day9/15 - 10/15
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Celebrate the work of Frida Kahlo by creating your own piece of art. Kit comes with pieces to make a collage of Frida Kahlo and includes flowers to give her an iconic flower crown. Kit will need glue and a hot glue gun would be helpful, though not ne...

Stay Active & Independent for Life (SAIL)

September 27, 2021
10:00am - 11:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 465
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.

Tailored Titles Live Reading Recommendations

September 27, 2021
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Our reading experts are standing by so tell us the last book you liked & we'll suggest what to read next! You can also receive suggestions on Twitter and Instagram. ...

En casa con Sonia De Los Santos concert

September 29, 2021
10:00am - 10:30am
Library Online
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: All Ages, Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Celebrate Hispanic & Latinx Heritages Month with a virtual concert from 2019 Latin Grammy nominee, Sonia De Los Santos. She has been hailed by Billboard as “one of the Latin Children’s music artists you should know” and "Best ...

Storytime in the Park!

September 29, 2021
10:00am - 10:45am
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Outdoors (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: 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 while enjoying stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and more!

This storytime will take place in the Rotary Pavilion at Jones B. Barnes Regional Park. (Near the snowcone stand/ wooden playground). Families are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and/or blankets and will be in designated squares to enco...

Disclaimer(s)

This event is scheduled to take place outside weather permitting.  Customers are encouraged to wear sunscreen and their masks.  Customers may also bring a blanket or lawn chair.  Please watch your email for updates to change of avenue or cancelation.