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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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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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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

STEAM Squad: Science!

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: Science!
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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.
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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.
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Science Recital

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Of course you’re familiar with a piano or guitar (and have maybe even played around with one), but have you ever heard about a zazfluhorn? How about a grimplebell? It’s up to you to find out what these are! Learn all about how different instruments work, the science behind music, and get the chance to invent your very own unique musical contraption!

This event is held 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.
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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.
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Neighborhood Arts: Mister Puppet Show

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Presenting an original, good-old-fashioned, gut-busting puppet show from professional puppeteer Chandler Jackson. Filled with terrible puns, corny jokes, and ridiculous slapstick comedy, “The Mister Puppet Show” is sure to appeal toward audiences of all ages! (Yes. Even you.)

This event is held at multiple libraries.

Funded in part by the Arts Council Oklahoma City.
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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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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.
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Rockin' Out with Science

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Village Library
Rooms A-B (AB)
Have you ever thought about what makes music really music? Have you ever wondered about the science behind sound? Join us for this interactive program as we create, explore and examine sound. After all, who doesn’t like making a little noise?

This event is held at multiple libraries.

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Toddlertime

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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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.
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Music Makers

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room A
Explore science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) in this hands-on program. We'll be using a Music Maker kit to learn and make something cool.

This event is held 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.
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Neighborhood Arts: Lucas Ross

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The Village 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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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.
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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

STEAM Squad: Technology!

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: Technology!
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Book Club

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
The Village Library
Meeting Room B
Book Discussion Group
Calling all readers! Challenge yourself to discover new, exciting reads and discuss these selections with others who share your love of reading. June's book selection is Moonglow by Michael ChabonVisit the Information Desk to reserve your copy today.

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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