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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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Tai Chi

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Northwest Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
24 Step Tai Chi
Explore Tai Chi by participating, observing, and discovering the library's collection of books and videos available on this popular low-impact exercise. Whether you want to set aside some time for relaxation, or if you are looking to improve your balance and coordination, Tai Chi is a great exercise for adults of all ages.

This is a recurring event that takes place every Monday.
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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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Playtime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Northwest Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Early Childhood Playtime
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.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries.
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Registration is closed

Crazy 8s

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room B
MathFest
Why didn't the two 4's want any dinner? Because they already 8! At your library, Laughter = HA x 3. We are exploring the fun and even silly side of math at the library. There will be many hands-on activities to explore, from flying marshmallows and toilet paper Olympics to creating your very own geometric masterpiece. The library is full of resources for lessons, learning, and fun, so scour our shelves to see what other adventures await!
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Beginning Salsa

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Northwest Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Dance your stress away!
Feeling hot! Hot! HOT! Become a Salsero with beginning lessons from the Oklahoma Salsa Fever Studio and step into the growing community of dance! You can strengthen your skills at home with our instructional dance DVDs and books! This is a six week series taking place on Saturdays.
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Tai Chi

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Northwest Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
24 Step Tai Chi
Explore Tai Chi by participating, observing, and discovering the library's collection of books and videos available on this popular low-impact exercise. Whether you want to set aside some time for relaxation, or if you are looking to improve your balance and coordination, Tai Chi is a great exercise for adults of all ages.

This is a recurring event that takes place every Monday.
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Children Reading to Dogs

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Young readers build "pawsitive" self-esteem, self-confidence and improve their reading skills while reading aloud to certified therapy dogs.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries.
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Registration begins 9/27/2016 at 9:00 AM

Playtime

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Baby Play with Me
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.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries.
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Registration begins 9/27/2016 at 9:00 AM

Playtime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Toddler Play with Me
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.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries.
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Registration begins 9/27/2016 at 9:00 AM

Playtime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Preschool Play with Me
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.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries.
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Registration is open

Fall Fruits and Veggies

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room B
Do you sniff, poke, and prod produce while wishing you knew the secrets to grocery selection? Come join us to learn from the professionals at Natural Grocers about what's what with fall fruits and veggies and how to make educated foodie choices. While you're here, checkout our selection of books on health and wellness, cooking, and guides to growing your own nutritious food!
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Parenting Your Terrific Toddler

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room A
Toddlers can be loving, curious, adorable, and sometimes challenging. This four-week class will help you encourage listening and cooperation from your young child. With the guidance of Licensed Family Therapist you will learn tools to help you navigate the ups and downs of raising a toddler.

This is a recurring event and takes place for four weeks in September and early October.
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Registration begins 9/27/2016 at 9:00 AM

Playtime

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Baby Play with Me
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.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries.
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Registration begins 9/27/2016 at 9:00 AM

Playtime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Toddler Play with Me
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.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries.
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Registration begins 9/27/2016 at 9:00 AM

Playtime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Preschool Play with Me
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.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries.
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Registration is open

The Diabetic's Kitchen

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room A
LEAD
Live well, Eat well, be Active, with Diabetes. In this basic diabetes management program, participants will learn helpful ways to control their diabetes through physical activity that can improve glucose levels, following a low carbohydrate diet, and take-home recipes for healthy diabetes cooking. A diabetes-friendly recipe will be demonstrated at each lesson taught by registered dietitian and Oklahoma County Family Consumer Sciences educator Amanda Ford, MS, RD/LD. Whether you are diabetic, pre-diabetic, or just looking to change your eating habits, L.E.A.D. is a great class for you. Supplement your learning with the library's books, videos, and informational databases.

This is a recurring event taking place on Wednesday for three weeks.
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Registration is closed

Crazy 8s

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room B
MathFest
Why didn't the two 4's want any dinner? Because they already 8! At your library, Laughter = HA x 3. We are exploring the fun and even silly side of math at the library. There will be many hands-on activities to explore, from flying marshmallows and toilet paper Olympics to creating your very own geometric masterpiece. The library is full of resources for lessons, learning, and fun, so scour our shelves to see what other adventures await!
View More
Join the waiting list

Beginning Salsa

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Northwest Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Dance your stress away!
Feeling hot! Hot! HOT! Become a Salsero with beginning lessons from the Oklahoma Salsa Fever Studio and step into the growing community of dance! You can strengthen your skills at home with our instructional dance DVDs and books! This is a six week series taking place on Saturdays.
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Registration begins 9/26/2016 at 9:00 AM

Maker Space

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
DIY your way! Be part of the maker movement with creative projects and fun crafts that incorporate interactive project based learning! These events take place at multiple libraries. While you're here, check out our materials on children's DIY crafts & science and technology projects.
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Tai Chi

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Northwest Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
24 Step Tai Chi
Explore Tai Chi by participating, observing, and discovering the library's collection of books and videos available on this popular low-impact exercise. Whether you want to set aside some time for relaxation, or if you are looking to improve your balance and coordination, Tai Chi is a great exercise for adults of all ages.

This is a recurring event that takes place every Monday.
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Spooky Stories

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room A
"...The call was coming from inside the HOUSE!" Who doesn't love a good scare? Join us as we tell spooky stories around the "campfire" and enjoy s'mores, as part of our celebration of Teen Read Week. Creep through our shelves to find more terrifying tales and frightening fables for you to take home and enjoy!
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Registration begins 9/27/2016 at 9:00 AM

Babytime

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Baby Storytime
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 rhymes, songs, and books. Many of our story times include a craft or child development activity. The stories that we will read are for babies and toddlers.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries.
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Registration begins 9/27/2016 at 9:00 AM

Toddlertime

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Toddler Storytime
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 rhymes, songs, and books. Many of our story times include a craft or child development activity. The stories that we will read are for babies and toddlers.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries.
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Registration begins 9/27/2016 at 9:00 AM

Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Preschool Storytime
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 rhymes, songs, and books. Many of our story times include a craft or child development activity.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries
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