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Playtime

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
Midwest City Library
Family Place (FAM)
Sharing in play time 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.

Groups of 10 or more please contact the library.

This is a recurring event and takes place the third Saturday of each month.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Quilting Club

9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Midwest City Library
Meeting Room A
Perpetuate the quilting art form. Join the Soldier Creek Quilting Group with your willingness to learn and share all forms of quilting. No experience is necessary.

This is a recurring event and takes place very Monday.
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Future Builders

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Northwest Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Calling all future engineers! Come to the library and try to complete building challenges using Legos and other building materials. Completed projects will be photographed and displayed in the library. This event is come and go and will be open from 10am - 12pm. 

Created for grades K-5th.   
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Playtime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Midwest City Library
Family Place (FAM)
Sharing in play time 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.

Groups of 10 or more please contact the library.

This is a recurring event and takes place the third Saturday of each month.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:45 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 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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Family Gamefest

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Harrah Library
Get loud and game on! Bring your family and come play video games and board games at the library. Games are rated E, E10+, and T. It's a fun way to pass an afternoon! Check out strategy guides and other books about gaming on your way out.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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OKCMOA: Paper Fashion Creations

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Join an Oklahoma City Museum of Art teaching artist to learn about the summer exhibition Isabelle de Borchgrave: Fashioning Art from Paper. Then, design your own fashionable paper creations using colorful patterned papers and metallic markers. 

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Quilting Club

11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
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Storytime

11:00 AM - 11:45 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 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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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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Music Makers

3:00 PM - 4:55 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room B
Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) in this hands-on program. We'll be using a Music Maker kit to learn and make something cool.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Registration is open — Register at the library

Teen Advisory Board

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Northwest teens! Have your voice heard! Advise the teen librarian on topics of importance to you, help plan teen programming, participate in service projects, and earn service hours. Volunteer application required to participate. Apply here: https://ec.samaritan.com/recruiter/1527/OppDetails/172786/Northwest-Teen-Advisory-Board/
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Teen Time

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Northwest Library
Bored? Hang out with us at the library. Each Monday, we'll have some type of teen activity. It could be robotics and coding, arts and crafts, music, theatre, writing, or something else entirely! Come see what we've got going on in the teen area this week. 

This event is for TEENS ONLY (ages 12-18).
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Coloring for Adults

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Choctaw Library
Meeting Room A
Coloring pages aren't just for kids anymore! Join us as we gather at the library for some artistic expression that will help improve self-awareness and mindfulness, reduce anxiety, and foster self-esteem and social skills.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Art Outside the Lines

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Downtown Library
Children's Program Room (1104)

Join us for a fantastic evening of creativity and art exploration! We will be creating unique art each month inspired by well known artists. Attendees will be provided with the necessary supplies to create their own take-home art.

This is a recurring event and takes place on the fourth Monday of each month.

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Pre-K Aerobics and Stories

6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Warr Acres Library
Meeting Room A
Preschoolers sure love to wiggle! Join us for an active story time full of dancing, stretching, jumping, and stories that help you and your little one enjoy books while on the move.

Similar events exist at multiple libraries.
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Sensory Playtime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
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.

Registration requested. Sensory play can get messy, so please consider wearing old clothes.
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Kids Rock! Musical Minute to Win It

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Calling all elementary kids, ages 5-12! Tuesday afternoons at the Belle Isle Library are dedicated to you. Come to the library every Tuesday this summer for fun programs based on our summer reading theme: Libraries Rock! 

You have 60 seconds to complete each of these music-inspired challenges. Can you do it?
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OKCMOA: Paper Fashion Creations

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Capitol Hill Library
Meeting Room 1
Join an Oklahoma City Museum of Art teaching artist to learn about the summer exhibition Isabelle de Borchgrave: Fashioning Art from Paper. Then, design your own fashionable paper creations using colorful patterned papers and metallic markers. 

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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DIY Instruments

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Nicoma Park Library
Meeting Room
Shake, rattle, and roll down to the library to create your own musical instruments! We’ll use craft supplies and household items to make versions of tambourines, flutes, harmonicas, and more. An iPad will be available to record your sounds and turn them into a real song!

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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#IRL Mario Kart

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Jones Library
Meeting Room
Vrooooom on over for a Mario Kart themed scavenger hunt, where you’ll find clues and participate in challenges to see who comes first in our Grand Prix competition! Stick around and show off your gaming skills with Mario Kart on the Nintendo Wii U. This is a teen program.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Coloring for Adults

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Jones Library
Coloring pages aren't just for kids anymore! Join us as we gather at the library for some artistic expression that will help improve self-awareness and mindfulness, reduce anxiety, and foster self-esteem and social skills.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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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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Backstage Escape

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Capitol Hill Library
Meeting Room 1 + 2
People across the world have been enjoying escape rooms as a thrillingly fun way to practice teamwork and problem-solving skills. Coming soon to a library near you, a puzzling and dangerous escape challenge that will test your abilities and perhaps even send you to your doom! Search for clues and solve hidden codes to save yourself from the edge of peril as time on the clock runs down.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Dewey Decibals

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Belle Isle Library
Rooms A-B-C (ABC)
Hey teens, it's time to get loud in the library!  Join us as we explore music and sound and all things that rock the library.  Challenge yourself to learn and try something new.  This week rock some Music Games, Apps, and Pop Culture Trivia!
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