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Glue and Go Costume Sessions For Kids and Parents at Libraries

Children love to play dress-up, and they like it even more when they can make the costume themselves. 

Your Metropolitan Library System introduces you and your children to the art of “Glue and Go Costuming for Kids” at eight area libraries from June 15 through June 17.

“Each hour-long session conveys enough information to get you started on creating the perfect costume for your child,” says MLS Children’s Services Coordinator Lisa Wood.  “It’s a great way for kids to be creative and build self-esteem by seeing something they design come to life.”

“Be Creative” is the theme of this year’s Summer @ the Library Program for Kids. 

“We’ve invited Holly Cleeland, author of the book ‘Glue and Go Costumes for Kids,’ to conduct these sessions.  She’ll show kids and parents how to make prize-winning costumes out of household items.”

Cleeland is a professional backdrop and billboard painter for Warner Bros. Studios.  She will give away three costumes at the end of each workshop.

The schedule for “Glue and Go Costumes for Kids” is:

Monday, June 15, 1-2pm at Luther Library, 310 NE 3rd, Luther (277-9967)

Monday, June 15, 3:30-4:30pm at Edmond Library, 10 S. Boulevard (341-9282)

Monday, June 15, 6:30-7:30pm at Downtown Library, 300 Park Avenue (231-8650)

Tuesday, June 16, 10-11am at Nicoma Park Library, 2240 Overholser, Nicoma Park Library (769-9452)

Tuesday, June 16, 1-2pm at Capitol Hill Library, 334 SW 16th (634-6308)

Tuesday, June 16, 6:30-7:30pm at Southern Oaks Library, 6900 S. Walker (631-4468)

Wednesday, June 17, 1-2pm at Ralph Ellison Library, 1918 NE 23rd (424-1437)

Wednesday, June 17, 6:30-7:30pm at The Village Library, 10307 N. Pennsylvania (755-0710)

The Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County includes 12 libraries and five extension libraries.  Libraries include Belle Isle, Capitol Hill, Ralph Ellison, Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library and Southern Oaks in Oklahoma City, as well as Bethany, Choctaw, Del City, Edmond, Midwest City, Village and Warr Acres.  Extensions are located in the communities of Harrah, Jones, Luther and Nicoma Park and include Wright Library in Oklahoma City.  You can also reach us at www.metrolibrary.org.