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Summer Reading

Monday, July 31, 2017
All Locations
Build a Better World this summer! 

Visit: http://www.metrolibrary.org/summerreading for more information and to find out how you, your family, or group can sign up for Summer Reading!
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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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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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Science Museum Oklahoma: Build a Better World in Space

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Capitol Hill Library
First Floor (FF)
Can you imagine living on another planet in our solar system? NASA is currently working on plans to send astronauts to live on Mars! What do you think it would take to successfully live on a different planet? Come explore space colonization with us in this thrilling, engaging, and hands-on program that will expand your horizons and take you far throughout the galaxy.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Neighborhood Arts

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Capitol Hill Library
First Floor (FF)
PlaidSquare Players: Classics for Kids: Professor Spillsby Takes a Vacation
Professor Spillsby and “The Juggling Fiends” have been on so many adventures around the world together they are now ready for a little rest and relaxation. Will they actually get a vacation from adventure, or does adventure follow this troupe of Shakespearean actors wherever they go? Join us at your library and see how fun never takes a holiday from this merry band of players who love Shakespeare and the world of reading!

This event is held at multiple libraries.

Funded in part by Arts Council of Oklahoma City, National Endowment for the Arts, Oklahoma Arts Council
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Art for Kids with OKC Museum of Art

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Capitol Hill Library
First Floor (FF)
Our art museum is hosting a special exhibit this summer of works by artist Kehinde Wiley, from June 16th-September 10th. Come learn about portraits, painting people, and self-expression in this hands-on art activity.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Reading Buddies

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Capitol Hill Library
First Floor (FF)

Reading 20 minutes a day is easy! Practice and improve your skills with a reading buddy and help build a better world! Reading buddies are volunteers who will help you through your summer reading goals.


This is a recurring event and takes place every Tuesday throughout June and July.

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Mobile Makerspace

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Capitol Hill Library
First Floor (FF)
Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) in this hands-on program. We'll be using special mobile kits to learn and make something cool. Check with library staff to see the theme of the day; it could be circuits, robotics, an escape room, coding, or more!

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Neighborhood Arts

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Capitol Hill Library
First Floor (FF)
Sugar Free Allstars: Time to Get Funky
Get ready to pack the dance floor, because this Grammy-featured, family funky super duo from OKC has been in Time magazine's top 12 family music acts in America is coming! Save up your energy and join us at your library to see how they build their wonderful world of music by blending elements of soul, rhythm & blues, disco, gospel, and New Orleans street parade music. This will be a high energy rock show dance party experience that can only be described as a funky, foot-stompin', hand-clappin', body movin' and groovin' dance-until-you-drop party for all ages! Admission by free ticket. Tickets will be handed out starting one hour before the program.

This event is held at multiple libraries.

Funded in part by Arts Council of Oklahoma City, National Endowment for the Arts, Oklahoma Arts Council.
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Reading Buddies

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Capitol Hill Library
First Floor (FF)

Reading 20 minutes a day is easy! Practice and improve your skills with a reading buddy and help build a better world! Reading buddies are volunteers who will help you through your summer reading goals.


This is a recurring event and takes place every Tuesday throughout June and July.

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Mobile Makerspace

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Capitol Hill Library
First Floor (FF)
Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) in this hands-on program. We'll be using special mobile kits to learn and make something cool. Check with library staff to see the theme of the day; it could be circuits, robotics, an escape room, coding, or more!

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Neighborhood Arts

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Capitol Hill Library
First Floor (FF)
Rhythmically Speaking: Seventeen Bowls of Blackbean Chile
Have you ever dreamed of traveling to space? How would you get there? Who would help you? What would you eat? How would you dress? What would you do if you met a nameless star? Join us at your library and learn about building your own space ship and taking off on an adventure.

This event is held at multiple libraries.

Funded in part by Arts Council of Oklahoma City, National Endowment for the Arts, Oklahoma Arts Council.
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Reading Buddies

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Capitol Hill Library
First Floor (FF)

Reading 20 minutes a day is easy! Practice and improve your skills with a reading buddy and help build a better world! Reading buddies are volunteers who will help you through your summer reading goals.


This is a recurring event and takes place every Tuesday throughout June and July.

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Mobile Makerspace

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Capitol Hill Library
First Floor (FF)
Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) in this hands-on program. We'll be using special mobile kits to learn and make something cool. Check with library staff to see the theme of the day; it could be circuits, robotics, an escape room, coding, or more!

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Neighborhood Arts

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Capitol Hill Library
First Floor (FF)
Adam & Kizzie: Make the World Sing
Musicians have been using music to make their world a better place throughout history. Come to the library and hear some of those songs and participate in celebrating these music makers from our past and learn how to use music to build a better world today.

This event is held at multiple libraries.

Funded in part by Arts Council of Oklahoma City, National Endowment for the Arts, Oklahoma Arts Council.
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