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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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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.
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Reading Buddies

2:00 PM - 4:00 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.
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Mobile Makerspace

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) in this hands-on program. We'll be using special mobile kits to learn and make something cool. Check with library staff to see the theme of the day; it could be circuits, robotics, an escape room, coding, or more! This program will be for preschoolers, using the Fisher Price Code-A-Pillar!

This event is held at multiple libraries.
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STEM Super Squad

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Science, technology, engineering, and math, oh my! Come explore these topics at the library. We will have hands-on activities and experiments for participants to develop critical thinking and creativity skills. While you're here, check out the library's collection of science and technology books.
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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.
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Neighborhood Arts

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Cimarron Opera: The New Kid
This is a story of friendships, and how to build a better world with your longtime friends and include new friends that come along. Join us at the library to learn how Francine, Paul and the “new” kid, Belinda learn lessons, stopping the cycle of bullying, and became really good friends.

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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Board Game Explosion

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Puzzles, strategy, luck, or adventure? Play classic board games like Clue and Connect Four, plus fun newer games like Zombie Dice and Apples to Apples.

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

Babytime

10:00 AM - 10:45 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Registration is open

Toddlertime

10:00 AM - 10:30 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.
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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.
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Registration is open

Musictime

10:00 AM - 10:30 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.
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Registration is open

Full STEAM Ahead

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Eclipse Party with Science Museum Oklahoma
We're going 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.

Prepare yourself for the upcoming solar eclipse with Science Museum Oklahoma.  Find out what causes an eclipse and learn the best way to observe one without burning out your eyeballs.
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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.
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Knitting Club

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room B
Knitty Committee
Interested in knitting or learning how to knit? Bring your yarn and join the fun! 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.
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Registration is open

Mother Goose on the Loose

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Hey, Diddle Diddle-- Kids and families will love Mother Goose on the Loose®! It's a play-based early literacy program that uses books, puppets, flannel pieces, music and movement to bring language and literacy to life! Join us for this exciting, innovative program for young children.

This event happens at multiple libraries.
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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

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.
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Mobile Makerspace

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) in this hands-on program. We'll be using special mobile kits to learn and make something cool. Check with library staff to see the theme of the day; it could be circuits, robotics, an escape room, coding, or more!

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.
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Book Club

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room B
Book Discussion Group
We always have a lot to say at the Village book discussion group. Join us to discuss our latest pick. This month's title can be picked up or reserved at the Information desk.

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

Similar clubs exist at multiple libraries.
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