Midwest City Library

Midwest City

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)

Contact Information

8143 E. Reno Avenue

Midwest City, OK

73110

Phone: (405) 732-4828

Hours of Operation

Monday - Thursday 9am - 9pm

Friday 9am - 6pm

Saturday 9am - 5pm

Sunday 1pm - 6pm

Services

  • Technology
    • Public use computers with internet access and printing capabilities
    • Mobile and offsite printing
    • Free WiFi
    • Color copy machine with outbound fax and scan capability
    • Public use typewriter
  • Collection
    • Self-serve holds shelf and a self-check machine
    • Catalog computers dedicated to searching only Metro 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

 

Upcoming Events

Mother Goose on the Loose

May 22, 2019
9:00am - 10:00am
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:

Hey, Diddle Diddle-- Kids and families will love Mother Goose on the Loose ®! Mother Goose on the Loose ® is a play-based early literacy program that uses books, puppets, flannel pieces, music, and movement to bring language and literacy to life! Join us for this exciting, innovative program for young children.

**Groups of 10 or more please contact the library. This is a recurring event and takes place every Wednesday. Similar events are held at multiple libraries....

Mother Goose on the Loose

May 22, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:

Hey, Diddle Diddle-- Kids and families will love Mother Goose on the Loose ®! Mother Goose on the Loose ® is a play-based early literacy program that uses books, puppets, flannel pieces, music, and movement to bring language and literacy to life! Join us for this exciting, innovative program for young children.

**Groups of 10 or more please contact the library. This is a recurring event and takes place every Wednesday. Similar events are held at multiple libraries....

Yoga in the Library

May 22, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
No matter your level of experience there is something to gain from these all level classes. Yoga has numerous benefits, such as increased flexibility, improved muscle strength, increased blood flow, better posture, balance, and more! Learn about deep...

Minecraft: Redstone Challenge

May 23, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
No computers are needed for this Minecraft-inspired exploration in circuitry! Come together and build a real-world piece of the Minecraft universe using conductive building materials, electricity, and your own ingenuity. ...

Parachute Play

May 24, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
Sharing in playtimes is an excellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning and discover that the library is a destination for fun! Parachute games will help children learn to cooperate and follow directions. We will conclude our ...

Book a Librarian

May 25, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Midwest City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Teen Room (Midwest City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Need help with a computer task or research project? Want to learn more about your new phone or tablet? Need help using one of our library's databases or creating a resume? Then sign up for Book a Librarian! Book a Librarian allows you an hour of one-...