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Summer Reading

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
All Locations
Libraries Rock! 

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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Storytime

6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Family Storytime
A storytime 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 flannel boards. Many of our storytimes include supplemental activities like crafts, open playtime, play dough, parachute play, and more.
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Tai Chi

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Looking for balance in your life? Come to the library for an introductory class that teaches participants ways to improve mind, body, and spirit. Tai Chi is a low-impact exercise to improve strength and balance. This is a recurring event that takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays for six weeks.

You must attend one of the first two classes in this series in order to attend the remaining classes in the series.
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Playtime

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Sharing in playtimes is an exellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning, and discover that the library is a destination for fun! We will conclude our playtime with a brief educational storytime which may include music, rhymes, movement, and flannel board activites. Choose the 10:00 or 11:00 session. A professional librarian will lead storytime and share tips on reading readiness.
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Playtime

11:00 AM - 11:45 AM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Sharing in playtimes is an exellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning, and discover that the library is a destination for fun! We will conclude our playtime with a brief educational storytime which may include music, rhymes, movement, and flannel board activites. Choose the 10:00 or 11:00 session. A professional librarian will lead storytime and share tips on reading readiness.
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Registration is open

Tai Chi

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Looking for balance in your life? Come to the library for an introductory class that teaches participants ways to improve mind, body, and spirit. Tai Chi is a low-impact exercise to improve strength and balance. This is a recurring event that takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays for six weeks.

You must attend one of the first two classes in this series in order to attend the remaining classes in the series.
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Rocket Readers

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Want to be a better reader? Simply read! Reading for just 20 minutes a day is guaranteed to improve your reading skills.  Rocket Readers is a reading program for children with games, incentives and one-on-one reading time with volunteers.  Children will read with volunteers for 30 minutes at 5:30pm, 6:00pm or 6:30pm.  We can help your reading score soar!  Word games and all reading materials provided or you can bring your own. 

This is a recurring event and takes place on Mondays.

A similar event is held at multiple libraries.
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Neighborhood Arts: Mister Puppet Show

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Presenting an original, good-old-fashioned, gut-busting puppet show from professional puppeteer Chandler Jackson. Filled with terrible puns, corny jokes, and ridiculous slapstick comedy, “The Mister Puppet Show” is sure to appeal toward audiences of all ages! (Yes. Even you.)

This event is held at multiple libraries.

Funded in part by the Arts Council Oklahoma City.
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Coffee Break

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Coffee and Crafts
Enjoy good company and find out what's happening at your local library.  Come for coffee and crafts on the first Wednesday of the month.  We provide the place, the coffee and the materials.  Not feeling crafty?  No worries, board games and playing cards are also available.  While you're here, don't forget to check out the library's collection for more awesome crafting and gaming ideas.  Come for coffee, stay for fun and conversation!

This is a recurring event and takes place on the first Wednesday of each month.

Similar event held at multiple libraries.
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Tai Chi

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Looking for balance in your life? Come to the library for an introductory class that teaches participants ways to improve mind, body, and spirit. Tai Chi is a low-impact exercise to improve strength and balance. This is a recurring event that takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays for six weeks.

You must attend one of the first two classes in this series in order to attend the remaining classes in the series.
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Registration is open

Storytime

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
A storytime just for you at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and show parent/caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others while enjoying music, rhymes, or flannel boards. Many of our storytimes include supplemental activities like crafts, open playtime, play dough, parachute play and more. 

Similar event held at multiple libraries
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OKC Zoo: ROARchestra!

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Grab a program, take a seat, and get ready for the wildest orchestra on Earth! Far beyond the world's honking horns and clanging contraptions lie the truly wild places where nature's greatest musicians perform day and night. Against a backdrop of waves, wind, and water, we'll listen to the musicians of the jungle, prairie, ocean, and forest perform an amazing symphony. Then, tune up your instruments, and set your toes a-tappin' as we recreate the sounds with our own wild orchestra. 

This event is held at multiple libraries.

Funded in part by the Zoo Fund for Kids. 
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Registration is open

Tai Chi

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Looking for balance in your life? Come to the library for an introductory class that teaches participants ways to improve mind, body, and spirit. Tai Chi is a low-impact exercise to improve strength and balance. This is a recurring event that takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays for six weeks.

You must attend one of the first two classes in this series in order to attend the remaining classes in the series.
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Rocket Readers

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Want to be a better reader? Simply read! Reading for just 20 minutes a day is guaranteed to improve your reading skills.  Rocket Readers is a reading program for children with games, incentives and one-on-one reading time with volunteers.  Children will read with volunteers for 30 minutes at 5:30pm, 6:00pm or 6:30pm.  We can help your reading score soar!  Word games and all reading materials provided or you can bring your own. 

This is a recurring event and takes place on Mondays.

A similar event is held at multiple libraries.
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Neighborhood Arts: Lucas Ross

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Banjo Farm
TV's Lucas Ross (KFOR/KAUT's Rise and Shine, Ferguson's Donnie Commercials and more) takes you on a banjo adventure with songs, into a world where instruments are grown on trees, dogs pretend to be ninjas and bees that need your help! Join us at the library and by the end of the show you'll be laughing, singing, barking, buzzing and even playing air-banjo!

This event is held at multiple libraries.

Funded in part by the Arts Council Oklahoma City.
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Registration is open

Storytime

6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Family Storytime
A storytime 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 flannel boards. Many of our storytimes include supplemental activities like crafts, open playtime, play dough, parachute play, and more.
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Registration is open

Tai Chi

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Looking for balance in your life? Come to the library for an introductory class that teaches participants ways to improve mind, body, and spirit. Tai Chi is a low-impact exercise to improve strength and balance. This is a recurring event that takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays for six weeks.

You must attend one of the first two classes in this series in order to attend the remaining classes in the series.
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Registration is open

Music with Cristy

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Join the Bethany library for a rocking and rolling musical story time! Enjoy puppets, stories, games, songs, and movement with Music Teacher Cristy Gosset!
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Tai Chi

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Looking for balance in your life? Come to the library for an introductory class that teaches participants ways to improve mind, body, and spirit. Tai Chi is a low-impact exercise to improve strength and balance. This is a recurring event that takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays for six weeks.

You must attend one of the first two classes in this series in order to attend the remaining classes in the series.
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Rocket Readers

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Want to be a better reader? Simply read! Reading for just 20 minutes a day is guaranteed to improve your reading skills.  Rocket Readers is a reading program for children with games, incentives and one-on-one reading time with volunteers.  Children will read with volunteers for 30 minutes at 5:30pm, 6:00pm or 6:30pm.  We can help your reading score soar!  Word games and all reading materials provided or you can bring your own. 

This is a recurring event and takes place on Mondays.

A similar event is held at multiple libraries.
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Neighborhood Arts: Sugar Free Allstars

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Time to Get Funky
Get ready to pack the dance floor, because here comes Sugar Free Allstars! This Grammy-featured, family funk super duo from OKC has been listed in Time magazine's top 12 family music acts in America. 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!

This event is held at multiple libraries.

Funded in part by the Arts Council Oklahoma City.
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Registration is open

Tai Chi

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Looking for balance in your life? Come to the library for an introductory class that teaches participants ways to improve mind, body, and spirit. Tai Chi is a low-impact exercise to improve strength and balance. This is a recurring event that takes place on Mondays and Wednesdays for six weeks.

You must attend one of the first two classes in this series in order to attend the remaining classes in the series.
View More
Registration is open

Playtime

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
Bethany Library
Meeting Room A
Sharing in playtimes is an exellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning, and discover that the library is a destination for fun! We will conclude our playtime with a brief educational storytime which may include music, rhymes, movement, and flannel board activites. Choose the 10:00 or 11:00 session. A professional librarian will lead storytime and share tips on reading readiness.
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