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Friends' Booksale

9:00 AM - 5:30 PM
All Locations
Friends of the Metropolitan Library System present the 38th Annual Friends Booksale. Offering more than 600,000 books covering a wide range of subjects, plus a large selection of videos, DVDs and books on tape. Hardbacks in the general section are only $1 and paperbacks and magazines are $0.50 each. Admission is free and for the first time, credit and debit cards will be accepted for purchases over $20, in addition to checks and cash.
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Black History Month Celebration!

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Roots of African-American Music
Come to the library and experience the rich history and complex evolution of African-American music provided by Oklahoma City’s very own talented duo, Adam and Kizzie Ledbetter.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Builder's Club

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Almonte Library
Children's Area
Come put your ideas into action! Join other kids your age in creating a unique structure from a variety of building materials in our Creation Station! LEGO bricks, Magnatiles, Wooden blocks, and other supplies will be on hand. Let's see your imagination come to life! Be sure to explore our selection of books on engineering and architecture for a little bit of inspiration.
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123! Play with Me! 123! Juega conmigo!

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
123! Play with Me!
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 in every Wednesday for four weeks.

This event is held at multiple libraries throughout the year.

123!  Juega conmigo!
Compartir en horas de juego es una excelente manera de ayudar a los niños a desarrollar habilidades sociales, promover el aprendizaje, y descubrir que la biblioteca es un destino para la diversión! Los niños tendrán la oportunidad de practicar habilidades tales como: siguientes direcciones, socializar con otras niños, usando el lenguaje, usando los músculos grandes y pequeños, y mantener el control durante el juego.
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Wonder Wednesdays

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Almonte Library
Children's Area
Come join us on a journey of playful learning - a special weekly get together created just for little ones and their caregivers. Activities will include music, movement, stories, and playtime adventures for children under 5. A professional librarian will be on hand to help you choose irresistible books and answer questions about how to engage your budding bookworm!
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Homework Help

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Do you need a little extra help with your homework? Are you struggling with a specific subject or just want general help? Come by the library the first Wednesday of every month to help get back on track. Homework helpers will be available on a first come, first serve basis to help you with various school subjects. Open for students in grades K-6.
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Knitting Club

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Are you a knitter? Interested in learning? If so, join the Almonte Monthly Knitting Club. Bring your current project, or just bring yarn and knitting needles and we can teach you how to get started! Crocheters and other needleworkers are welcome too, but we will only be teaching knitting.

This is a recurring event and takes place monthly.

Similar clubs exist at multiple libraries.
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Lil' Al's Book Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Like to read and meet other kids your age who enjoy a good book? Come join us for Lil’ Al’s Book Club! There will be snacks, games, a craft and book trivia for special prizes. Stop by or call to find out this month’s book.
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123! Play with Me! 123! Juega conmigo!

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
123! Play with Me!
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 in every Wednesday for four weeks.

This event is held at multiple libraries throughout the year.

123!  Juega conmigo!
Compartir en horas de juego es una excelente manera de ayudar a los niños a desarrollar habilidades sociales, promover el aprendizaje, y descubrir que la biblioteca es un destino para la diversión! Los niños tendrán la oportunidad de practicar habilidades tales como: siguientes direcciones, socializar con otras niños, usando el lenguaje, usando los músculos grandes y pequeños, y mantener el control durante el juego.
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Wonder Wednesdays

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Almonte Library
Children's Area
Come join us on a journey of playful learning - a special weekly get together created just for little ones and their caregivers. Activities will include music, movement, stories, and playtime adventures for children under 5. A professional librarian will be on hand to help you choose irresistible books and answer questions about how to engage your budding bookworm!
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Registration is open — Register at the library

Nail Art for Beginners

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Have you ever watched a nail art tutorial on YouTube and thought "I wish I could do that". Do you have a Pinterest board full of nail art designs you think you could never recreate? Come to this Nail Art class at Almonte and you'll learn some tips and tricks to create cute designs all on your own.
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Builders' Club

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Come put your ideas into action! Join other kids your age in creating a unique structure from a variety of building materials in our Creation Station! LEGO bricks, Magnatiles, wooden blocks, and other supplies will be on hand. Let's see your imagination come to life! Be sure to explore our selection of books on engineering and architecture for a little bit of inspiration.
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123! Play with Me! 123! Juega conmigo!

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
123! Play with Me!
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 in every Wednesday for four weeks.

This event is held at multiple libraries throughout the year.

123!  Juega conmigo!
Compartir en horas de juego es una excelente manera de ayudar a los niños a desarrollar habilidades sociales, promover el aprendizaje, y descubrir que la biblioteca es un destino para la diversión! Los niños tendrán la oportunidad de practicar habilidades tales como: siguientes direcciones, socializar con otras niños, usando el lenguaje, usando los músculos grandes y pequeños, y mantener el control durante el juego.
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Wonder Wednesdays

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Almonte Library
Children's Area
Come join us on a journey of playful learning - a special weekly get together created just for little ones and their caregivers. Activities will include music, movement, stories, and playtime adventures for children under 5. A professional librarian will be on hand to help you choose irresistible books and answer questions about how to engage your budding bookworm!
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Afternoon Book Chat

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Read any good books lately? Join Almonte’s “I read what I want book club.” We are a very informal book discussion group with varied tastes, so no pressure to read the same book as everyone else. Come ready to talk about your favorite books, browse new book titles, and meet awesome library buddies. 3rd Wednesday of Every Other Month @ 2:00
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Board Game Explosion!

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Play classic favorites like Battleship and Connect Four, or more recent bestsellers like Zombie Dice and Apples to Apples! Board games promote creativity and foster positive skills like sportsmanship and logical reasoning. The library is a great place to meet up with your friends and try out new games! *All ages welcome.
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123! Play with Me! 123! Juega conmigo!

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
123! Play with Me!
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 in every Wednesday for four weeks.

This event is held at multiple libraries throughout the year.

123!  Juega conmigo!
Compartir en horas de juego es una excelente manera de ayudar a los niños a desarrollar habilidades sociales, promover el aprendizaje, y descubrir que la biblioteca es un destino para la diversión! Los niños tendrán la oportunidad de practicar habilidades tales como: siguientes direcciones, socializar con otras niños, usando el lenguaje, usando los músculos grandes y pequeños, y mantener el control durante el juego.
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Wonder Wednesdays

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Almonte Library
Children's Area
Come join us on a journey of playful learning - a special weekly get together created just for little ones and their caregivers. Activities will include music, movement, stories, and playtime adventures for children under 5. A professional librarian will be on hand to help you choose irresistible books and answer questions about how to engage your budding bookworm!
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AL's Teen Lounge

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Join us the 4th Wednesday of each month for an assortment of mini geek out sessions, on a variety of interests.  The library will provide an open space where teens are encouraged to pursue their own interests - things like Pokémon, favorite board or card games, drawing, anime movies, arts and crafts, and more!  This is a drama-free zone for teens who just want to spend time enjoying their favorite activities with others.
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Community, Coffee, & Conversation

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Join us for coffee and conversation. Meet some of your neighbors and community members while connecting through conversation, creativity, and sharing. Enjoy books, board games, puzzles, dominoes, and cards. Looking for your next great read? Take this opportunity to share recommendations with other avid readers and make new book discoveries.

This is a recurring event that will take place every 4th Friday.
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Crafternoon

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Come join us for a fun afternoon of creativity! Skilled Librarians will be on hand to guide you through some delightful craft activities, followed by a story time. On your way out, pick up a few of our favorite picture books or crafting books to enjoy at home.
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