Bigfoot Habitats, Dragon Eggs & Cattle Trails: Unmissable Summer Events at Metro Libraries

Summer is here, and so is a jam-packed calendar of events at our 19 library locations! Whether you’re looking for activities for little ones, teens or adults, the Metropolitan Library System has something for everyone. Check out the highlights below and visit upcoming for full details.

Camp Downtown at the Downtown Library: Bigfoot Habitats for Kids – weekly crafts with new fun each week! Create and decorate miniature Bigfoot habitats. Let your imagination run wild as you build tiny homes for the elusive creature. • July 5 at 10 am • July 6 at 2 pm

Camp Downtown at the Downtown Library: Forest Wind Chimes – weekly crafts with new fun each week! Join us to make beautiful forest-themed wind chimes as a family. • July 12 at 10 am • July 13 at 2 pm • July 16 at 1 pm

Discovery Backpack Exploration with Oklahoma 4-H Explore eco and health literacy backpacks with fun activities led by Oklahoma 4-H. • Downtown Library: July 9 at 1 pm • Bethany Library: July 16 at 6 pm

Dragon Eggs Take and Make Craft Create and decorate fantasy dragon eggs with our take-and-make kits, perfect for ages 6-9.• Edmond Library: July 8-14, all day

Cotton: Sustainable Fabric from a Seed Learn about the cotton cycle and its diverse uses beyond fabric. Suitable for all ages. • Warr Acres Library: July 27 at 12:30 pm

Extreme Animals Discover an array of extreme animals with live presentations. No registration is required. • Edmond Library: July 29 at 2 pm

Snake Events • Herp and Invert Exhibit: Explore reptiles and invertebrates up close. • Midwest City Library: July 10 at Noon • Larry the Snake Guy: Encounter reptiles and enjoy fun crafts. • Choctaw Library: July 25 at 11 am • Snakes at the Library: Learn fascinating snake facts with Larry Daniel. • Almonte Library: July 29 at 6 pm

Special Museum Programs This summer, our collaboration with local museums brings exciting programs for all ages. For full details, visit

Oklahoma City Museum of Art • Edith Head: Hollywood’s Costume Design: Participate in art activities centered around costume design.

National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum • Western Legends and Modern Legacies: Enjoy Western legends and a poetry session with the Society of Urban Poets. • The Reading Roundup: Storytelling sessions featuring a cowboy sharing Wild West tales. • Cattle Trails and Branding: Explore artifacts and read stories about the Wild West.

Contemporary Arts Center • Adventures in Needle-felting: Create wool sculptures. • Adventures in Embroidery: Learn basic embroidery stitches.
• Adventure Kites: Create and fly your own kites.

Unique Events for Adults

Swing and Foxtrot Dance Adventure Join Femeya Cole from Adelante Dance Studio for a fun-filled dance session featuring Swing and Foxtrot. • Edmond Library: July 29 at 2 pm

The Great Puzzle Race Compete in a timed jigsaw puzzle competition. Teams of up to four people will race to complete a 500-piece puzzle within 90 minutes. • Midwest City Library: July 6 at 1 pm

Neighborhood Arts Performances Enjoy diverse performances in music, dance, drama, and more through July 27. View the full schedule at

Weekly Performance Schedule: • Mondays: Northwest, Southern Oaks, Harrah Senior Center, Midwest City Libraries • Tuesdays: Ralph Ellison, Almonte, Downtown Libraries • Wednesdays: Bethany, Del City, Belle Isle, Choctaw Libraries • Thursdays: Edmond, Jones, Capitol Hill, The Village Libraries • Fridays: Nicoma Park, Rodeo Cinema, Warr Acres Libraries • Saturdays: Scissortail Park Farmers Market