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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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Sensory Playtime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)
 Spending time stimulating senses helps children develop cognitively, linguistically, socially and emotionally, physically and creatively.  During this sensory play time, various stations will be set up and children can spend as much time as they would like at each one. Grownups will be encouraged to walk through each station with the child to encourage interaction and learning. Stations will be adapted to each age group, so children from birth up can participate! Space limited to 25 children. Registration required. Sensory play can get messy, so please consider wearing old clothes.
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ATLAS

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)

ATLAS (At the Library After School) is an after school teen space devoted to making, tech, learning, and fun!

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Children Reading to Dogs

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Belle Isle Library
Children's Area
Young readers build "pawsitive" self-esteem, self-confidence and improve their reading skills while reading aloud to certified therapy dogs. This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Make and Take

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)
Explore art with fun crafts for the whole family to make together. Program is come and go. Activities are geared towards children ages four and up. This is a recurring event and takes place on the first and third Saturday of the month.
A similar event exists at multiple libraries.
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Babytime

9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)
A story time just for you at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library; and show parents/caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others while enjoying music, rhymes, or puppet plays.

This is a recurring event that takes place on Mondays.
This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Playtime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)
Play & Storytime
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.

This is a recurring event that takes place on Mondays and Tuesdays.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Tai Chi

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)

Join in this fun, low impact exercise and improve your muscle strength and balance! Open to ages 13 and up. This free workshop is sponsored by The Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative, a program of the Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine and is supported by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

This is a recurring program and will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays 10-3-16 through 11-7-16. 

Similar clubs exist at multiple libraries.



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ATLAS

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)

ATLAS (At the Library After School) is an after school teen space devoted to making, tech, learning, and fun!

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Cosplay Tea Party

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Cosplay your favorite anime, manga, comic book, or video game character and join other fans for tea, snacks, games, and fun. Hosted by the Belle Isle Anime Club.
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Toddlertime

9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)
A story time just for you at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library; and show parents/caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others while enjoying music, rhymes, or puppet plays.

This is a recurring event that takes place on Tuesdays.
This event is held at multiple libraries.
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123! Play with Me!

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)
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 October.

This event is held at multiple libraries throughout the year.

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ATLAS

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)

ATLAS (At the Library After School) is an after school teen space devoted to making, tech, learning, and fun!

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Tai Chi

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)

Join in this fun, low impact exercise and improve your muscle strength and balance! Open to ages 13 and up. This free workshop is sponsored by The Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative, a program of the Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine and is supported by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

This is a recurring program and will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays 10-3-16 through 11-7-16. 

Similar clubs exist at multiple libraries.



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ATLAS

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)

ATLAS (At the Library After School) is an after school teen space devoted to making, tech, learning, and fun!

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Registration is open

Baby Music with Miss Joy

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)
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.
This session is best suited for babies and toddlers ages 0-24 months.

This is a recurring event.
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Genealogy 101

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Belle Isle Library
Meeting Room C
Interested in climbing your family tree? Join us to learn the basics of genealogy and to see an overview of genealogy databases.
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Book Club

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Three cheers! The Belle Isle Library is starting up a book discussion group! We'd like to choose a regular day of the month and a time that's best for the most participants, so we're offering three exploratory sessions this month to see which fits you best. Please come to whichever day and time you like, visit with our staff, meet other book lovers, and help set the goals for our new group. You may choose from the days listed below this month, but next month we will have settled on one regular day to meet. We're looking forward to meeting you.
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ATLAS

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)

ATLAS (At the Library After School) is an after school teen space devoted to making, tech, learning, and fun!

View More

Children Reading to Dogs

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Belle Isle Library
Children's Area
Young readers build "pawsitive" self-esteem, self-confidence and improve their reading skills while reading aloud to certified therapy dogs. This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday This event is held at multiple libraries.
View More

Babytime

9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)
A story time just for you at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library; and show parents/caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others while enjoying music, rhymes, or puppet plays.

This is a recurring event that takes place on Mondays.
This event is held at multiple libraries.
View More

Playtime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)
Play & Storytime
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.

This is a recurring event that takes place on Mondays and Tuesdays.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
View More

Tai Chi

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)

Join in this fun, low impact exercise and improve your muscle strength and balance! Open to ages 13 and up. This free workshop is sponsored by The Oklahoma Healthy Aging Initiative, a program of the Donald W. Reynolds Department of Geriatric Medicine and is supported by the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation.

This is a recurring program and will take place on Mondays and Wednesdays 10-3-16 through 11-7-16. 

Similar clubs exist at multiple libraries.



View More

Toddlertime

9:30 AM - 9:55 AM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)
A story time just for you at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library; and show parents/caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others while enjoying music, rhymes, or puppet plays.

This is a recurring event that takes place on Tuesdays.
This event is held at multiple libraries.
View More

123! Play with Me!

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)
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 October.

This event is held at multiple libraries throughout the year.

View More