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Due to weather conditions, all libraries will be closed and all events canceled by 4:30 pm, today, May 22. Watch this site and our social media for any updates.

Important icon a red circle with red exclamation mark in the middle circled by the word importantOur system had an issue with customer event registrations yesterday morning, Thursday, May 16. Event registrations placed online through the Events Calendar up to roughly 12 pm (noon) were not recorded.


If you registered for an event during this time and included an email in your registration, you will be contacted. However, if you did not include an email address, the system will have no record of your registration and we have no way to contact you.


Although the system provided registration confirmation, those codes are invalid. Please return to the events calendar and re-register. We apologize for the inconvenience and look forward to seeing you at the event.


Children are growing and learning with their library

Girl in treeThe Southwest Oklahoma City Public Library welcomes families with children to get their summer started with program opportunities offered during May.

Start this year's Summer Learning Program with the library's Summer Learning Kickoff, from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Friday, May 31. This event will feature something for all ages as our staff introduces the community to this year's space-related summer theme "A Universe of Stories."

More programs offered for children and families during the month are:

Baby Lapsit, 10 a.m. Thursdays, May 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 – Babies up to 18 months old and their caregivers will experience stories, rhymes and songs;

Little Movers Story Time, 10 a.m. Mondays, May 6, 13 and 20 – Stories, activities and more for ages 18 to 36 months;

Early Explorers, 11 a.m. Mondays, May 6, 13 and 20 – Ages 1 to 4 will build early literacy, motor and math skills through a variety of activities;

Preschool Story Time, 10 a.m. Fridays, May 3, 10, 17 and 24 – Ages 3 to 6 can experience the library through stories, music and other activities;

Families Explore: Yoga, 11 a.m. Saturdays, May 4, 11, 18 and 25 – Families can learn yoga basics together in a beginning low-impact activity;