Oops!
Start Date is not before End Date

Filter Events by



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!
View More

OKC Zoo: ROARchestra!

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
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. 
View More
Registration is open

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.
View More

Reading Buddies

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Build better reading abilities with a reading buddy. Teen volunteers are paired with kids to help them read at least 20 minutes a day, boost their skills, and get them excited about reading. Bring your own book or pick one out at the library and plan to read with a super teen volunteer.
View More

Children Reading to Dogs

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Village 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 takes place each week on Wednesday.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
View More

Neighborhood Arts: Rhythmically Speaking

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
It's a Baby Dinosaur
Sloan found a large rock dating back to the Cretaceous Period. But she quickly discovers that it is not a rock but an unhatched dinosaur egg. Willameana, the unsuccessful chief wants to use the egg to make an award-winning omelet. They both are determined to control the future of the egg.

This event is held at multiple libraries.

Funded in part by the Arts Council Oklahoma City.
View More

Science Rocks!

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Science ROCKS! Together we will discover the universal language of music. Music communicates, inspires, and brings us together. Clap and be astonished to see light streak from the vibrations! Explore pitches and make your own music using things you find! Use PVC pipes, boom-whackers and even glasses of water to create a silly Mad Science symphony!
View More

Chess Club

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Want to improve your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Make a smart move and join us for Chess Club! The game of chess offers many brainy benefits and -- it's just fun! Learn the game for the first time or develop your skills; those of all abilities are welcome. Chess boards are provided and library materials are available for further learning. Chess sets may also be checked out for in-library use at any time by visiting the information desk.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
View More
Join the waiting list

STEAM Squad: Engineering!

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Our teen volunteer program squad presents a series of fun, interactive children's programs for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) learning! This week's focus: Engineering!
View More
Registration is open

Preschool Dance Party!

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Libraries rock this summer! Children become reading-ready as they dance, sing, and laugh. Join us for a rockin' good time of unstructured play as toddlers and their caregivers dance along to kid-friendly tunes.
View More

Reading Buddies

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Build better reading abilities with a reading buddy. Teen volunteers are paired with kids to help them read at least 20 minutes a day, boost their skills, and get them excited about reading. Bring your own book or pick one out at the library and plan to read with a super teen volunteer.
View More

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.
View More

Neighborhood Arts: OKC Improv

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
OKC Improv presents a show full of games and hilarity each time they perform, but they can only do it with help from the audience! Audience suggestions and participation fuel the funny in this family friendly shows - join us at your library and be part of the fun!

This event is held at multiple libraries.

Funded in part by the Arts Council Oklahoma City.
View More

Children Reading to Dogs

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
The Village 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 takes place on the first and third Thursdays of the month.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
View More

Chess Club

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Want to improve your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Make a smart move and join us for Chess Club! The game of chess offers many brainy benefits and -- it's just fun! Learn the game for the first time or develop your skills; those of all abilities are welcome. Chess boards are provided and library materials are available for further learning. Chess sets may also be checked out for in-library use at any time by visiting the information desk.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
View More
Registration is open

OKCMOA: Paper Fashion Creations

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Village 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.
View More
Registration is open

Toddlertime

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
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 music, rhymes, or puppet plays. Many of our story times include supplemental activities like crafts, open playtime, play dough, parachute play and more.
View More

Reading Buddies

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Build better reading abilities with a reading buddy. Teen volunteers are paired with kids to help them read at least 20 minutes a day, boost their skills, and get them excited about reading. Bring your own book or pick one out at the library and plan to read with a super teen volunteer.
View More

Breakout! Escape Room

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and/or math (STEAM) in this hands-on program. We'll be using a special escape room kit to test our logic, reasoning, and puzzle-solving skills. Can YOU escape?

This event is held at multiple libraries.
View More

Children Reading to Dogs

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The Village 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 takes place each week on Wednesday.

This event is held at multiple libraries.
View More
Registration is open

Musictime

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Music with Miss Ginger
Discover the power of music at the library! Come with your child to sing, move, explore and create beautiful music. Research proves that early integration of music into a child's daily routine improves a child's ability to think, create and express. While you're here, check out the library's collection of children's music to take home.

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

A similar event is held at multiple libraries.
View More

Neighborhood Arts: Adam & Kizzie

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Adam & Kizzie will ROCK your day at your favorite library. How many songs can you name with the word ‘Rock’ in the title? Come find out as we explore the different ways to rock. From Rockin’ Robin to Planet Rock, they’ve got it covered.

This event is held at multiple libraries.

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

Full STEAM Ahead

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
We're moving Full STEAM Ahead with kids ages 5-11. Each month we will explore a different Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts or Math topic. There will be hands-on activities and resources available for checkout.
View More

Chess Club

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Want to improve your memory and concentration or practice logical thinking skills? Make a smart move and join us for Chess Club! The game of chess offers many brainy benefits and -- it's just fun! Learn the game for the first time or develop your skills; those of all abilities are welcome. Chess boards are provided and library materials are available for further learning. Chess sets may also be checked out for in-library use at any time by visiting the information desk.

This is a recurring event and takes place every Friday.

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
View More

Knitting Club

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room B
Knitty Committee
Interested in knitting or learning how to knit? Join us as you finish your current project, or simply bring yarn and needles and we will help you get started! The recommended yarn for beginners is "variegated worsted weight" and size 7 or 8 needles.

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

A similar club exists at multiple libraries.
View More