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  • Posted on: Tuesday, January 22, 2013

    Watercolors are among the most popular media for hobbyists who love to paint. The transparent luminosity has delighted viewers and artists since the Paleolithic days of cave painting.

    Local artists Jim and Marilyn Pourtorkan will visit the Edmond Library, 20 S. Boulevard, to share their love of watercolors and introduce the basic skills and techniques of watercolor painting on Saturday, January 26, at 10:00 a.m.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, January 16, 2013

    No matter how overstated the threat of serial killers might be, readers are still fascinated by them.

    One of the most sinister of the breed was Herman Webster Mudgett, aka H. H. Holmes, owner of the “Murder Castle” in Chicago. Mudgett rented rooms to out-of-towners who came to the Windy City to take in the marvels of the 1893 World’s Fair. No one knows how many of them did not check out.

  • Posted on: Friday, November 02, 2012

    The Metropolitan Library System is offering for sale by sealed bid five vehicles. The lots include:

  • Posted on: Friday, September 28, 2012

    A child’s school years can provide memories that will last a lifetime. But sometimes those memories are not good ones if the students struggles to read.

    The Metropolitan Library System, Oklahoma Community Foundation and Oklahoma City Metro Literacy Coalition are working together to help central Oklahomans who want to improve their reading skills.

  • Posted on: Tuesday, September 25, 2012

    Speed dating allows you to meet a lot of people of the opposite sex in a short amount of time. If you click with one of them, it could be the beginning of a new companionship, or even the start of a grand romance.

    Book lovers who are interested in giving speed dating a try can visit the Downtown Library, 300 Park Avenue, to check out who’s there.

  • Posted on: Friday, August 17, 2012

    So you finally got that Kindle or Nook eReader. You know you can borrow eBooks from the library or buy them from a variety of online book sellers. Great. Now what?

    You don’t have to be a technophobe to be left in a state of confusion when faced with a new gizmo for the first time. What you need is someone to patiently instruct you and get you started using it, and that’s where the Edmond Library, 10 S. Boulevard, comes in.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012

    Owning your own business—for many, it isn’t part of the American Dream. It is the entire American Dream.

    Join the experts for the Metropolitan Library System’s county-wide series of sessions called “Build Your Own Business.”

    “For many people,” said Dana Morrow, Metropolitan Library System’s Director of Outreach

  • Posted on: Thursday, June 14, 2012

    Have you ever thought that you’d get organized if you just had a little more time, and then realized that if you had a little more time, you’d probably already be organized?

  • Posted on: Monday, May 14, 2012

    147 years later historians still argue her guilt. Was Mary Surratt an active participant in the murder of Abraham Lincoln on April 14, 1865, or just a character on the fringe of the plot who did not know what was going on?

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