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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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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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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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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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Steppin' Into Shape

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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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Summer Reading Kickoff Party

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Kick summer reading off right with food and fun! Learn what we have in store for this summer and sign up while you're here!
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Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Ralph Ellison Library
Children's Area
Sing and dance-a-long to a story from Ms. Tess. Whether it's a tale about the great outdoors, the ABC's and 123's she'll have you up out of your seat wiggling your toes and singing-a-long to your favorite children's songs!
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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

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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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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Minecraft Monday

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room B
Welcome all Minecraft builders! Join us every Monday in June and July to take Minecraft out of the virtual world and bring it into the real world! Each Monday we will pick something new and exciting from the world of Minecraft to expand on. We will be building, gaming and crafting something new each time!
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PRYD

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
The Principles of Resilient Youth Development (PRYD)-This 12 week program contains significant emphasis on fostering resilience in at risk children and adolescents by utilizing positive affirmations, physical and mental education to improve decision making skills and a focus on increasing self-esteem.
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Neighborhood Arts

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Ralph Ellison Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Sugar Free Allstars: Time to Get Funky
Get ready to pack the dance floor, because this Grammy-featured, family funky super duo from OKC has been in Time magazine's top 12 family music acts in America is coming! 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! Admission by free ticket. Tickets will be handed out starting one hour before the program.

This event is held at multiple libraries.

Funded in part by Arts Council of Oklahoma City, National Endowment for the Arts, Oklahoma Arts Council.
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Gamefest

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room B
Get loud and get your game on! Bring your friends 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 evening! Check out strategy guides and other books about gaming on your way out.
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Art for Kids with OKC Museum of Art

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
The OKC Art Museum is hosting a special exhibit this summer of works by artist Kehinde Wiley, from June 16th-September 10th. Come learn about portraits, painting people, and self-expression in this hands-on art activity.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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Steppin' Into Shape

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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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Summer Craft Series

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
Do you enjoy making things? Join us at learning new and exciting arts and crafts throughout the summer! Bring your imagination and show us your creative side!
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Creative Writing

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

Dust off that manuscript you've been working on and get ready for some inspiration with the OCU Red Earth Master of Fine Art students and faculty. Budding authors have noticed immediate writing improvement in our classes. No manuscript? No problem. Writing experience not required.

This is a recurring event and takes place on the second Thursday of each month.
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Storytime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Ralph Ellison Library
Children's Area
Sing and dance-a-long to a story from Ms. Tess. Whether it's a tale about the great outdoors, the ABC's and 123's she'll have you up out of your seat wiggling your toes and singing-a-long to your favorite children's songs!
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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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Pink Ladies

3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
Want to hang out with a group of like-minded girls and have open discussions about whatever is on your mind? Want a group where sharing your story may touch the life of another? Want a place to go where you can just be you? Then Pink Ladies is for YOU! Girls grades 6th - 8th meet from 3:30pm - 4:30pm; Girls grades 9th - 12th meet from 4:30pm - 5:30pm. Light refreshments will be served.
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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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Family Art

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Ralph Ellison Library
Meeting Room A
Family Arts & Crafts
Join us as we create amazing, fun projects and crafts to take home!

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