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Fan Fiction & Fan Art Contest

Sunday, March 24, 2019
Southern Oaks Library

February 1, 2019, is the first day to submit entries to the Southern Oaks Library Fan Fiction and Fan Art contest. Fan Art may be any medium and contain original characters but must contain copyrighted characters as the main theme. Similar rules apply to Fan Fiction. The last day to submit your work is Sunday, March 24th, 2019 at 6:00pm. The announcement party will be held at the Southern Oaks Library on Saturday, March 30th, 2019 from 1:30-3:30pm. The announcement party is open to all ages but children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult. You must be present to win. Prizes will include $50 Gift Cards, gift certificates, DVDs, plushies and more!

Rules for Submitting Fan Art

  • Only one entry per contestant in the Fan Art category.
  • You may include original characters, but Fan Art must contain a copyrighted character as the main theme.
  • Fan Art is not restricted to any age category or genre.
  • Contestant must be able to carry the Fan Art into the judging area.
  • Fan Art can be created in any medium.
  • Entries can be submitted at the Southern Oaks Library or through email to jhilbert@metrolibrary.org.
  • Use only your own work. You will be disqualified if you are found plagiarizing.
  • Fan Art must include a disclaimer. Disclaimer forms are available at the Southern Oaks Information Desk.

Rules for Submitting Fan Fiction

  • Only one entry per contestant in the Fan Fiction category.
  • Fan Fiction may include original characters, but Fan Fiction must contain a copyrighted character in the main plot.
  • Fan Fiction cannot be longer than 3,000 words.
  • Fan Fiction is not restricted to any age category or genre.
  • Entries can be submitted at the Southern Oaks Library or through email to jhilbert@metrolibrary.org.
  • Use only your own work. You will be disqualified if you are found plagiarizing.
  • Fan Fiction must include a disclaimer. Disclaimer forms are available at the Southern Oaks Information Desk.

Additional Information The contests are for participants of all ages and entries can be submitted through email to: jhilbert@metrolibrary.org, or by dropping them off at Southern Oaks Library c/o John Hilbert. Prizes include $50 Gift Cards, gift certificates, DVDs, plushies and more.

The announcement party is at Southern Oaks Public Library, 6900 S. Walker Avenue, OKC, OK 73139 on Saturday, March 30th, 2019 from 1:30 to 3:30pm. The announcement party is open to all ages but children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult. You must be present to win.

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March 24, 2019, at 6:00PM is the last day to submit entries to the Southern Oaks Library Fan Fiction and Fan Art contest. Fan Art may be any medium and contain original characters but must contain copyrighted characters as the main theme. Similar rules apply to Fan Fiction. Go to www.metrolibrary.org/fan for complete rules. The announcement party will be held at the Southern Oaks Library, Saturday, March 30th, from 1:30-3:30pm. The announcement party is open to all ages but children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult. You must be present to win. Prizes will include $50 Gift Cards, gift certificates, DVDs, plushies and more! The contests are for participants of all ages and entries can be submitted through email to: jhilbert@metrolibrary.org, or by dropping them off at Southern Oaks Library c/o John Hilbert.

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Children Reading to Dogs

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Southern Oaks Library
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 on one Tuesday and one Sunday each month.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Genealogy 101

2:00 PM - 3:30 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 to help discover your story.
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Sundays Together

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room (1104)
StoryArt Storytime
A special type of story time for the entire family at your Downtown Library! Join us as we read a story and make art inspired by the illustrator.  We will share a book, sometimes sing songs, and take home a souvenir of our time together!

This program is part of our Sundays Together series. Each week join us at the Downtown Library for exciting activities suitable for the entire family!
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Del City Robotics Club

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Del City Library
Large Meeting Room (B)

Robots, coding, teamwork, fun! We want YOU to join the Del City Robotics Club! Teams will work together to create programs and design solutions for real-world science and technology challenges using Dash and Dot robots. Must have attended robotics boot camp to sign up. Please call or visit Del City Library for more information. 

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Del City Robotics Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Del City Library
Large Meeting Room (B)

Robots, coding, teamwork, fun! We want YOU to join the Del City Robotics Club! Teams will work together to build custom bots, create programs and design solutions for real-world science and technology challenges using LEGO Mindstorms EV3 robots. Must have attended robotics boot camp to sign up. Please call or visit Del City Library for more information. 

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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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Beginners Tai Chi

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Southern Oaks Library
Meeting Room A
This introductory class teaches participants ways to improve their overall mind, body and spirit through a series of slow continuous movements.

This is a recurring event. Registration closes 2/14/19 and you must attend one of the first two classes to continue. If the class is full and you are interested in future classes, please put your name on the waiting list.

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
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Basic Reading For Adults

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Storytime

9:30 AM - 9:50 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 storytime is open to children of all ages.
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Registration begins 1/21/2019 at 9:00 AM

Toddler Storytime

9:30 AM - 10:15 AM
Edmond Library
Children's Storytime Room C
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 and puppet plays. 

This is a recurring event and takes place every Tuesday. 

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Toddlertime

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Choctaw Library
Meeting Room A
A story time just for you at your neighborhood library! A professional librarian 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, and participating in play.

A similar event exists at multiple libraries.

This is a recurring program and takes place every Tuesday.
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Yoga for Babies 0 - 12 months

9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room A

Yoga for Babies 0 - 12 months

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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Lady Crafters

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Nicoma Park Library
Meeting Room
Join us and create crafts suitable for the season. All materials are provided.
This is a recurring event that takes place on the third Tuesday of the month.
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Playtime

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)
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.
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Intermediate Tai Chi

10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Southern Oaks Library
Meeting Room A

Moving for Better Balance
This class teaches participants ways to improve their overall mind, body, and spirit through a series of slow continuous movements.

This is a recurring event.

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.

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Yoga for Toddlers 1 - 2 years old

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room A

Yoga for Toddlers 1-2 years old

Sharing in exercise and play 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 1/21/2019 at 9:00 AM

Play Time

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Edmond Library
Children's Storytime Room C
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 Tuesdays.

This event is held at multiple libraries. 
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Storytime

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Choctaw Library
Meeting Room A
A storytime just for you at your neighborhood library! A professional librarian 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, and stories.

A similar event exists at multiple libraries.

This is a recurring program and takes place every Tuesday.
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Join the waiting list

Yoga for Toddlers 2-3 years old

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room A

Yoga for Toddlers

Sharing in exercise and play 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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Book Club

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM
Harrah Library
A children's book club is a great way to share your opinions and meet others with similar interests. Reading aloud builds vocabulary and comprehension skills. Each week we will read and discuss a different title.

This is a recurring club event and takes place every other Tuesday.

Similar clubs exist at multiple libraries.
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Computer Coaching

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Capitol Hill Library
Confused about computers or the internet? Struggling with a job application or resume? We can help! Our trainers will walk you through the skills you need step-by-step, whether it’s setting up an email or Facebook account, finding information online, working through job applications, creating a great resume, or just learning the basics of operating a computer. 
Drop in on a Tuesday between 2-4 PM and ask the front desk about Computer Coaching!
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Registration begins 1/21/2019 at 9:00 AM

Preschool Storytime

2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Edmond Library
Children's Storytime Room C
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 special stories and participating in craft time.

This is a recurring event and takes place on Mondays.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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ATLAS

3:45 PM - 5:00 PM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)
ATLAS is an after school enrichment program for teens that focuses on technology, art, literacy, community engagement, and life-skills.Learn and experience something new each week!
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After School @ Capitol Hill

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Capitol Hill Library
Meeting Room 1
Come by Capitol Hill after school if you're looking for something fun to do.  We will have different activities and crafts available to create at your own pace and enjoy with friends.

Similar programs exist at multiple libraries.
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