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Musictime

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Edmond Library
Children's Storytime Room C
Baby Music With Joy
Discover the power of music at the library! Come with your baby to sing, move, explore, and express to create beautiful music. Research proves that early integration of music into a baby's daily routine improves a child's ability to think, reason, create, and express. While you're here, check out the library's collection of children's music to take home with you.

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Art Class

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Choctaw Library
Meeting Room A
This session is canceled. We're updating to 2 classes. One at 9:30 for ages 10 and under and one at ~10:05 for 11+. No need to re-register. Please come to the session for your age group.

Take your drawings to the next level! Students will improve their basic art skills using charcoal and pencils while learning techniques in shading and depth, including instruction on perspective.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday.
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Art Class

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Choctaw Library
Meeting Room A
Take your drawings to the next level! Students will improve their basic art skills using charcoal and pencils while learning techniques in shading and depth, including instruction on perspective.

This session is for ages 10 and under. Come to the 10:05 session for 11 and up.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday.
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Yoga for Babies 0 - 12 months

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room A

Yoga for Babies

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!  Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as: following directions, socializing with others, using language, using small and large muscles, and remaining in control during play.

 

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Musictime

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Edmond Library
Children's Storytime Room C
Preschool Music With Joy
Discover the power of music at the library! Come with your little one to sing, move, explore, and express to create beautiful music. Research proves that early integration of music into a baby's daily routine improves a child's ability to think, reason, create, and express. While you're here, check out the library's collection of children's music to take home with you. This class is intended for children from 2 years to 5 years of age.

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Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room (1104)
Tots in Training
Shoot, dive, leap, or sprint into an additional storytime with us this month! Join us as skilled librarians introduce little ones to the library and show parents/caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and creating excitement about reading. Connect with other little champions while enjoying rhymes, songs and books!
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Art Class

10:05 AM - 11:00 AM
Choctaw Library
Meeting Room A
Take your drawings to the next level! Students will improve their basic art skills using charcoal and pencils while learning techniques in shading and depth, including instruction on perspective.

This session is for ages 11 and up. Come to the 9:30 session for 10 and under.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday.
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Yoga for Preschool 4-5 years old

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room A

Preschool Yoga 4- 5 years old

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!  Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as: following directions, socializing with others, using language, using small and large muscles, and remaining in control during play.

 

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Musictime

11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Edmond Library
Children's Storytime Room C
Preschool Music With Joy
Discover the power of music at the library! Come with your little one to sing, move, explore, and express to create beautiful music. Research proves that early integration of music into a baby's daily routine improves a child's ability to think, reason, create, and express. While you're here, check out the library's collection of children's music to take home with you. This class is intended for children from 2 years to 5 years of age.

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Quilting Club

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
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After School DIY Studio

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Southern Oaks Library
Meeting Room A
Our After School DIY Studio is your opportunity to do an after school craft or cool science experiment. Some weeks we focus on arts and crafts, other weeks we will do crazy science activities. Join us for some hands on fun! While you're here check out the library's collection of arts and crafts books.
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After School at the Library

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Luther Library
Looking for something do after school? Come have some fun and learn new things at the library! Enjoy games, Legos, arts, crafts and other creative activities.

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Chess Club

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Want to improve your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Make a smart move and join us for Chess Club! The game of chess offers many brainy benefits and -- it's just fun! Learn the game for the first time or develop your skills; those of all abilities are welcome. Chess boards are provided and library materials are available for further learning. Chess sets may also be checked out for in-library use at any time by visiting the information desk.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday.

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Coffee & Coloring

9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wright Library
Meeting Space
Warm up with a cup of Joe and relax with fun adult coloring sheets at Metropolitan's most historic library.
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Total Wellness with OCCHD

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room B
The Total Wellness program provides FREE interactive weight loss classes for Oklahoma County residents to help prevent diabetes and heart disease. Classes meet one hour every week for eight weeks. All class participants have a goal of losing 5% of their body weight and being more active.

To enroll, please call: 405-425-4422 or email totalwellness@occhd.org.

Funded in part by the Oklahoma City County Health Department.
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123! Play with Me!

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room A
Playing with your baby or toddler is not only important for bonding but is also an educational experience for your child. We are providing a special time for you to come to the library and spend one-on-one time playing with your little one. A different community resource professional will be available each week to answer your parenting questions during playtime. Playtime will be followed by a short storytime just for you and your baby.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Saturday in September, starting September 8. 

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Reading Buddies

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Almonte Library
Children's Area
Volunteers will be available to help children with their reading skills. Children can pick out a book to practice their reading or read along with their reading buddy!
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Craftember

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Southern Oaks Library
Meeting Room A
Join us for art time at the library! We will make Fall art and read a good story!
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LEGO Club

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Warr Acres Library
Meeting Room A
If you can imagine it, you can build it! Spark your creativity and satisfy your curiosity at LEGO Club. Each team receives a supply of LEGOs and play money to buy or trade at the "Block Store". Join other kids to engineer some fun.

This is a recurring club event and takes place the fourth Saturday of each month.

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A History of Tinker Air Force Base

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Choctaw Library
Meeting Room A
Special Collections Librarian Lisa Bradley will share the history of Tinker Air Force Base.  Photos and other materials related to Tinker will be on display at the Choctaw library.




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Happening At the Library After School Open House!

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A

Families, educators, students and all, come learn about the resources at the library and our after school programming to help students succeed in school and life! 

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Sequoyah Book Club: The Great Treehouse War

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
A Book Club designed just for you. Every year Oklahoma students grades 3rd-5th get to vote on the Sequoyah book award. Students are asked to read three titles off the masterlist and then vote for their favorite. Each month we will focus on a different book from the Sequoyah list. Students are asked to read the title beforehand and come ready to participate in fun activities based on the book. Register early so that we have enough supplies. Please return the book when you are finished so that others can read it and participate. 

September: The Great Treehouse War by Lisa Graff 
October: The Tiny Hero of Ferny Creek Library by Linda Bailey 
November: Wishtree by Katherine Applegate 
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Gamefest

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A

Get loud and game on?  Bring your friends and come play video games at the library.  It's a fun way to pass an afternoon.  Check out strategy guides and other books about gaming on your way out. 
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YA Lovers Book Group

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Edmond Library
Children's Storytime Room C
Fans of young adult fiction! Finally, a place just for you. Join us as we launch our brand-new Young Adult book group for both teens and adults. In this inaugural meeting, we will be discussing our favorite YA books and selecting our group's must-reads for the next several months, as well as getting YOUR input on what you'd most like to see as we develop this new community. We will select our first group books at this meeting, but come ready to recommend your favorites and get some great ideas for yourself as well as hearing about some of the best new YA hitting the shelves! This is program open to teens sixth grade and up and adults.
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Sunday Funday Gamefest

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Southern Oaks Library
Meeting Room A
Join us to play games like Fortnite, Overwatch, Minecraft & Super Smash Brothers together on Sunday afternoons from 2-5PM. 

Be sure to bring a good attitude and a hunger for some friendly competition! 

See you there!
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