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Book Club

Friday, September 30, 2016
All Locations
Want to join a book club but can't seem to find the time? Try this one, it's online! Make an account on goodreads.com, then join the group Metro Library ReadUp. You'll get the same lively discussions as a traditional book club, but you can share your ideas anytime instead of waiting for an in-person meeting, Also, you might win a fabulous prize! Happy reading!
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123! Play with Me! - 123! Juega conmigo!

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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 to play with your child. A different community resource professional will be available each week to answer your parenting questions.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday for four weeks.

This event is held at multiple libraries.

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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Library Closed

All Day
All Locations
Although our physical libraries are closed today, you can still use the library online, 24/7 at http://www.metrolibrary.org. Visit us online to find your next read, download eBooks, audiobooks, MP3s, and digital magazines, or access one of our great databases.
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Registration is open

Al's Teen Lounge

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
The 4th Wednesday of each month the program room will be open for teens to pursue their interests in activities like Yu-Gi-Oh! cards, favorite board or card games, sketch books, anime movies, crafting supplies, and more! Want to bring a specific activity? Call the library ahead of time to let them know. The library will have a special activity each month for those who don’t have one to bring with them.

This is a recurring program on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 5-7 pm.
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123! Play with Me! - 123! Juega conmigo!

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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 to play with your child. A different community resource professional will be available each week to answer your parenting questions.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday for four weeks.

This event is held at multiple libraries.

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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Lil' Al's Bookclub

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.

This is a recurring event.

Similar clubs exist at multiple libraries.
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Knitting Club

5:30 PM - 7:30 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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Registration is open

Colorful Crafternoon

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Nothing brings joy after stormy weather quite like experiencing a rainbow. Join us for a colorful afternoon as we explore the rainbow through stories, science and art! Professional librarians will be on hand to satisfy your curiosity and expand your horizons. Be sure to pick of a few books on your way out.
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Open Studio Sundays

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
We’re opening our meeting room to crafters to enjoy each other’s company as we work! Bring your own current project and your conversation. We’ll provide light refreshments and plenty of space to spread out. Artists, knitters, scrapbookers – all are welcome. We’ll also have adult coloring pages, coloring pencils, and markers available for those who don’t bring a project. Be sure to check out our selection of DIY crafting books while you’re here!

This is a recurring event and takes place on the second Sunday of each month.
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Navigating Financial Aid

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Did you know you can fill out the FAFSA as early as October 1st this year? Kick start your college planning with this informational session! A representative from the Oklahoma College Assistance Program will be available to talk about planning, preparing, and paying for college. Learn how to fill out FAFSA forms and apply for scholarships. Check out books on topics such as scholarship opportunities, filling out college applications, and paying for college, and don't forget to take advantage of our Federal Student Aid database that will guide you through the financial part of college.
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Registration begins 10/1/2016 at 9:00 AM

OKPRI Paranormal Group

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
Join us as the OKPRI (Oklahoma Paranormal Research and Investigation) group shares their ideas on ghost hunting and some of their past investigations with an informative, spine-tingling presentation. Afterwards, stay for a book signing for OKPRI founder Christy Clark's seminal work Spirits Among Us. While you're here, check out our collection of ghost stories and paranormal books.
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Builder's Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 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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Registration begins 10/12/2016 at 9:00 AM

Al's Teen Lounge

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Almonte Library
Program Room (A)
The 4th Wednesday of each month the program room will be open for teens to pursue their interests in activities like Yu-Gi-Oh! cards, favorite board or card games, sketch books, anime movies, crafting supplies, and more! Want to bring a specific activity? Call the library ahead of time to let them know. The library will have a special activity each month for those who don’t have one to bring with them.

This is a recurring program on the 4th Wednesday of each month from 5-7 pm.
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