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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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Coffee & Coloring

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Wright Library
Meeting Space
Warm up with a cup of Joe and relax with fun adult coloring sheets at Metropolitan's most historic library.
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Steppin' Into Shape

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room B

Join us as we get in shape to music and the latest dance moves!

Let's get healthy with fitness and fun. Come alone, with a friend, or even as a family to participate in aerobics, line dances, Zumba and partner swing steps. There will be useful tips for eating properly to help maintain and control blood pressure, diabetes, and cholesterol. The only cost is your time, energy and effort. Dress comfortably and get ready to step into a new you!

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Registration is closed

T-Shirt Transformers

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Warr Acres Library
Meeting Room A
Transform a t-shirt into something unique and share your designs with your friends. Whether you enhance your tee, or make something totally new, the sky is the limit for creating your own style! You can bring your own pre-washed tee to insure the right size, but we'll have a few extra on hand.

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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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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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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 Tuesdays.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:45 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.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Tuesday.

A similar event exists at multiple libraries.
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Registration is open — Register at the library

Tai Chi

10:00 AM - 11:00 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.
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Toddlertime

11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Choctaw Library
Meeting Room A
Lapsit
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.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Tuesday.

A similar event exists at multiple libraries.
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ATLAS

3:30 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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Commission Meeting

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Metropolitan Library Commission of Oklahoma County Special Meeting

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OKC Teen Arts Council Showcase

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Downtown Library
Atrium (1101)
The Oklahoma City Arts Council invites you to see a performance and artwork created by their teens. Open to the public.
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Town Hall Meeting with Representative George Young

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Connect with your government at this town hall meeting with State Representative George Young. This event is open to the public.
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Family Storytime

6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Midwest City Library
Children's Area
Put on your pajamas and grab your favorite stuffed friend! We will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and an occasional craft, so come join the fun!

Similar events are held at multiple libraries.
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The Tinker Flying High Band

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Choctaw Library
Meeting Room A
The Tinker Flying High Band is treating the Choctaw Library to a day-after Labor Day concert! Join this big band for both new and familiar songs; we dare you to keep from dancing. This all-ages event will be full of musical fun for the whole family.
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Mother Goose on the Loose

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Midwest City Library
Family Place (FAM)
Hey, Diddle Diddle -- Kids and families will love Mother Goose on the Loose! It's a play-based early literacy program that uses books, puppets, flannel pieces, music and movement to bring language and literacy to life!

This is a recurring event and takes place every Wednesday.

Similar events are held at multiple libraries.
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Wednesday Cafe

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Edmond Library
Small Conference Room (D)
The same Coffee Break program you all know and love has a new name!

Welcome back! Visit us for a little caffeine and conversation! At this come-and-go event you can enjoy a cup of tea or coffee with friends, and we'll be there to answer questions about library services and events. There will also be a selection of new material for you to peruse and check out.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Wednesday.
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Wonder Wednesdays

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Almonte Library
Children's Area
Come join us on a journey of playful learning - a special weekly get together created just for little ones and their caregivers. Activities will include music, movement, stories, and playtime adventures for children under 5. A professional librarian will be on hand to help you choose irresistible books and answer questions about how to engage your budding bookworm!
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Coffee Break

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Nicoma Park Library
Meeting Room
Coffee Shop & More
A coffee break made just for you with coffee, tea, hot chocolate and light refreshments. You're welcome to come and go or to stick around for conversation or friendly game of dominos or cards.

This is a recurring event.
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Mother Goose on the Loose

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Midwest City Library
Family Place (FAM)
Hey, Diddle Diddle -- Kids and families will love Mother Goose on the Loose! It's a play-based early literacy program that uses books, puppets, flannel pieces, music and movement to bring language and literacy to life!

This is a recurring event and takes place every Wednesday.

Similar events are held at multiple libraries.
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Play Time

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Del City Library
Small Meeting Room (A)

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 and takes place every Wednesday.

This event is held at multiple libraries.

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Playtime

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Warr Acres Library
Meeting Room A
Sharing in playtime 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, and using small and large muscles.

This is a recurring event and takes place on several Wednesdays this month.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Teen Book Club

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Choctaw Library
Meeting Room A
Read the book first or read it after, just be ready to talk books! This book club was created with homeschooled teens in mind, but all teens are invited!

This is a recurring event and takes place every other Wednesday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
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