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Basic Reading Skills for Adults

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room B
Adults can improve their reading, spelling, and writing skills in this free class. The class meets twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays and is coordinated by Community Literacy Centers (CLC). For Questions or to enroll please call (405)524-7323.

Library and support materials are available for check out, and assistance is provided by library staff before and after the class for help with selection of materials.
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Quilting Club

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

Love to quilt?

Quilt together! Join with other passionate quilters for good conversation and tips for those new to the craft. This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday and Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.

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Reading With A DJ

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Children's Area
Come out every Wednesday from 4 to 5pm and enjoy reading with a DJ; featuring Oklahoma City's On Air Personalities from Perry Publishing & Broadcasting.
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123! Play with Me!

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room B
Playing with your baby or toddler is not only important for bonding but is also an educational experience for your child. We are providing a special time for you to come to the library and spend one-on-one time playing with your little one. A different community resource professional will be available each week to answer your parenting questions during playtime. Playtime will be followed by a short storytime just for you and your baby.

This program occurs on Wednesdays, October 11 & 25.

This event is held at multiple libraries throughout the year.
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Quilting Club

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

Love to quilt?

Quilt together! Join with other passionate quilters for good conversation and tips for those new to the craft. This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday and Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.

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Steppin' Into Shape

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room B
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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Basic Reading Skills for Adults

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room B
Adults can improve their reading, spelling, and writing skills in this free class. The class meets twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays and is coordinated by Community Literacy Centers (CLC). For Questions or to enroll please call (405)524-7323.

Library and support materials are available for check out, and assistance is provided by library staff before and after the class for help with selection of materials.
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Quilting Club

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

Love to quilt?

Quilt together! Join with other passionate quilters for good conversation and tips for those new to the craft. This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday and Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.

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Poetry Reading

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room B

Open Mic Poetry Night

Are you an amateur, a seasoned poet, or somewhere in between and looking for someplace to express your talent? Local poets have an opportunity to read their own work or just sit and listen to the work of other budding poets.

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

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Basic Reading Skills for Adults

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room B
Adults can improve their reading, spelling, and writing skills in this free class. The class meets twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays and is coordinated by Community Literacy Centers (CLC). For Questions or to enroll please call (405)524-7323.

Library and support materials are available for check out, and assistance is provided by library staff before and after the class for help with selection of materials.
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Reading With A DJ

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Children's Area
Come out every Wednesday from 4 to 5pm and enjoy reading with a DJ; featuring Oklahoma City's On Air Personalities from Perry Publishing & Broadcasting.
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International Board Game Night

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Join us and the Oklahoma Board Game Community for a fun night of games! We will have games for all ages and all levels. Don't know how to play a game? No worries! Come on over and we will teach you!
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Family Storytime

6:30 PM - 7:15 PM
Ralph Ellison 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!

This is a recurring event every first and third Thursday.  Similar events are held at multiple libraries.

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Quilting Club

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

Love to quilt?

Quilt together! Join with other passionate quilters for good conversation and tips for those new to the craft. This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday and Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.

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Steppin' Into Shape

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room B
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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Basic Reading Skills for Adults

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room B
Adults can improve their reading, spelling, and writing skills in this free class. The class meets twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays and is coordinated by Community Literacy Centers (CLC). For Questions or to enroll please call (405)524-7323.

Library and support materials are available for check out, and assistance is provided by library staff before and after the class for help with selection of materials.
View More

Quilting Club

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

Love to quilt?

Quilt together! Join with other passionate quilters for good conversation and tips for those new to the craft. This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday and Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.

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Art 101

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
Art projects will be utilized to assist individuals in realizing and maximizing their potential while motivating them towards excellence and professionalism in all aspects of life. These art projects are designed to assist the participants in become aware of the champion within themselves by building character, conscientiousness, and learning to make positive choices in their lives. There will be instructions for group and individual projects with opportunities for learning via motivational coaching and self evaluation.
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Basic Reading Skills for Adults

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room B
Adults can improve their reading, spelling, and writing skills in this free class. The class meets twice a week on Mondays and Wednesdays and is coordinated by Community Literacy Centers (CLC). For Questions or to enroll please call (405)524-7323.

Library and support materials are available for check out, and assistance is provided by library staff before and after the class for help with selection of materials.
View More

Reading With A DJ

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Children's Area
Come out every Wednesday from 4 to 5pm and enjoy reading with a DJ; featuring Oklahoma City's On Air Personalities from Perry Publishing & Broadcasting.
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Pocket Savers

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Rooms A-B (AB)

Coupons and Budgets

Did you know that you could use your cellphone to save you and your family money? Or that cutting those coupons in the Sunday paper each week could help you save enough to go on vacation or buy those new kicks? Let me show you how to save on make-up, hair products, snacks and all your favorite things! Not only will you be able to have more money, but you'll be the envy of all your friends!

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Children Reading to Dogs

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Children's Area
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 normally takes place the second and fourth Thursday of the month.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Creative Writing

6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room B

Our series of free, public workshops is designed to open new vistas of creative exploration for writers of high-school age and older and to provide a fun and supportive environment for the development of their craft. Workshops are held the second Thursday of each month at the Ralph Ellison Library from 6:30 to 8:30 PM. Each workshop will be conducted by a special guest writer and include writing exercises as well as the opportunity to share work. In presenting this workshop series, we're very proud to partner with the Red Earth MFA Program at Oklahoma City University, Short Order Poems, and the Metropolitan Library System. We hope you’ll join us as we learn together and strive to enhance Oklahoma City’s multicultural literary landscape in the name of our state’s most significant literary pioneer.For information on any of these programs visit the web site of the Ralph Ellison Foundation at ralphellisonfoundation.org/cww/


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Quilting Club

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

Love to quilt?

Quilt together! Join with other passionate quilters for good conversation and tips for those new to the craft. This is a recurring event and takes place every Monday and Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.

View More

Steppin' Into Shape

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