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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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Cooking Corner: Strawberry Summer

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room A
Beat the heat and join us to learn how to make two easy no bake recipes featuring strawberries for the summer season.  We will be making a chilled Strawberry Soup and Strawberry Salad with Poppy Seed dressing.  Don't forget to checkout the library's collection of cookbooks full of great summer recipes while you are here!
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Rock On! : Summer Reading Craft

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room A
Come into the library every Saturday during June and July for a different come and go activity anytime between 10 AM - 12 PM. During this time we will have volunteers ready to help you input your summer reading hours into the computer and pick up prizes if you qualify. 
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Role-Playing Games for Teens

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northwest Library

Are you more of an elf paladin or a half-orc fighter? A human rogue or a halfling bard? You can be anything you want in fantasy role-playing games! Learn the game from experienced players, as you and your friends tell a story together, embarking on epic quests for treasure, battles with deadly foes, daring rescues, courtly intrigue, and much more.


This event is for TEENS ONLY (ages 12-18).
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Book A Librarian

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Need computer assistance?  Help downloading an e-book or an in-depth demonstration of one of the library's databases?  Book a librarian is here for you!  This service will allow you to reserve up to an hour of time with one of our research or technology professionals.  Register for the program and a staff member will contact you via email or phone to tailor the session to your specific needs.  
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Drop In Project: Origami

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room A
Come and make origami projects at the library. Event is come and go from 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM. Students will complete two different origami projects and be able to check out books to build more at home. Program is best suited for 3rd - 5th grade, but younger students can be successful with parent help. 
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Registration begins 5/28/2018 at 8:00 AM — 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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Book Character's Rock Concert

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Northwest Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Sing along with some of your favorite picture book characters.  Spoticus our Library Dog will be joined by Clifford the Big Red Dog, The Cat in the Hat and others in a mini rock concert created just for our preschool fan club.  Check out some of our rockin' CD's to keep the fun going all summer long.
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Neighborhood Arts: Lucas Ross

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Northwest Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
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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Neighborhood Arts: Lucas Ross

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Northwest Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
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 begins 5/30/2018 at 8:00 AM

Young Yoga

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Northwest Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Can you bend like a pretzel while balancing on one leg? Yoga doesn't have to be crazy or hard, it can be fun and challenging; making you stronger in body and mind! Join other kids your age and be guided through yoga poses; parents feel free to come ready to participate with your child. Checkout some kids' yoga books and videos and continue learning beyond the class! 

Please bring a yoga mat or towel. Registration Required. Register separately for each week. Ages 4-6. 
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Registration begins 5/30/2018 at 8:00 AM

Kids Yoga

4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Northwest Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Can you bend like a pretzel while balancing on one leg? Yoga doesn't have to be crazy or hard, it can be fun and challenging; making you stronger in body and mind! Join other kids your age and be guided through yoga poses; parents feel free to come ready to participate with your child. Checkout some kids' yoga books and videos and continue learning beyond the class! 

Please bring a yoga mat or towel. Registration Required. Register separately for each week. Ages 7-11. 
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Movies That Rock

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Northwest Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Enjoy a movie at the library each week, all summer long. We'll have free concessions. Bring a pillow and blanket for maximum comfort! While you're here, check out books related to our feature.

THIS MOVIE IS RATED PG-13
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Book to Movie Feature: Rick Riordan

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Northwest Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Come to the library and enjoy watching a book that has been turned into a movie. Each week we will watch a different film as well as have free concessions and a related craft project to go with the movie. Check out books by the featured author on your way home and compare them to the movie you just watched!  

Bring a blanket and a pillow for optimal comfort! 
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Crafting Rocks!: Tissue Paper Flowers

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Learn to make a variety of easy to make tissue paper flowers for your next party or decorating need.  All supplies will be provided.  Don't forget to check out our party making resources before you leave!
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Book Club

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room A
Calling all readers!  Challenge yourself to discover new, exciting reads and discuss the selections with others who share your love of reading.

This is a recurring event and takes place the second Friday of each month.
Ask a librarian for the monthly book selections.

Similar clubs exist at multiple libraries.
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Air Band Competition

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Northwest Library
Meeting Room B

Are you ready to ROCK? No instruments required! Compete as a solo act on any air instrument you choose--guitar, drums, saxophone, whatever--or bring your friends and form an air band. Artistry and flamboyance will be rewarded.

This event is for TEENS ONLY (ages 12-18).
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Registration begins 6/2/2018 at 8:00 AM

Role-Playing Games for Teens

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Northwest Library

Are you more of an elf paladin or a half-orc fighter? A human rogue or a halfling bard? You can be anything you want in fantasy role-playing games! Learn the game from experienced players, as you and your friends tell a story together, embarking on epic quests for treasure, battles with deadly foes, daring rescues, courtly intrigue, and much more.


This event is for TEENS ONLY (ages 12-18).
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Registration begins 5/28/2018 at 8:00 AM

Book A Librarian

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Northwest Library
Program Room (123)
Need computer assistance?  Help downloading an e-book or an in-depth demonstration of one of the library's databases?  Book a librarian is here for you!  This service will allow you to reserve up to an hour of time with one of our research or technology professionals.  Register for the program and a staff member will contact you via email or phone to tailor the session to your specific needs.  
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Family Game Day

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Northwest Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Take a break from the hustle and bustle and spend time as a family playing together! A large assortment of board games will be provided to pick from or feel free to bring some of your own. Let the fun continue by checking out some of our great game and activity books to take home. 

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Registration begins 6/4/2018 at 8:00 AM — 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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