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Kids Take a Trip Around the World at Local Metro Libraries

When you’re tied to one place by work or school, taking a vicarious trip to a foreign country can be fun.  Come to your neighborhood Metropolitan Library System library soon to get your imaginary passport stamped!

Don't miss this exciting opportunity to travel the globe right in your very own local Metropolitan Library System library. The Junior League of Oklahoma City is teaming up with MLS to offer innovative and hands-on experiences for children in grades third through sixth. Our imaginary travelers will have a great time learning about the different cultures in Asia, Africa and Latin America. The program is free, but space is limited so pre-register at the Information Desk of whichever library nearest you is leaving port.  All sessions are from 2:00-3:30p.m.

The schedule of voyages is:

September 18: Ralph Ellison Library (Latin America)

September 25: Downtown Library (Latin America)

October 23: Downtown Library (Africa)

November 6: Ralph Ellison Library (Asia)

November 20: Edmond Library (Asia)

January 8: Capitol Hill Library (Latin America)

January 22: Edmond Library (Latin America)

February 5: Capitol Hill Library (Africa)

February 12: Ralph Ellison Library (Africa)

February 19: Edmond Library (Africa)

March 5: Southern Oaks Library (Asia)

March 19: Bethany Library (Asia)

April 2: Southern Oaks Library (Africa)

April 16: Bethany Library (Africa)

April 30: Southern Oaks Library (Latin America)

The Trip Around the World programs are designed for children in grades 3 – 6.  Call (405) 606-3837 for more information.

A Trip Around the World is co-sponsored by the Junior League of Oklahoma City.

For more information about any Metropolitan Library System program, visit the MLS website, www.metrolibrary.org.  

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.