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  • A Murder in Time cover
    Posted on: Thursday, June 23, 2016

    Metro Library is participating in a worldwide, digital book club! From June 23-July 7, we're taking part in OverDrive's Big Library Read and we'll be reading A Murder in Time by Julie McElwain. To ensure as many of you as possible can participate, there is no wait list for this eBook so you can check it out right now!

  • Two wolves
    Posted on: Tuesday, April 19, 2016

    Before doing this blog, Librarian Alexis had heard a bit about paranormal romance, which at first it sounded extremely goofy, and maybe a bit off-putting. People falling in love with ghosts, aliens, and werewolves? Shapeshifters, vampires and witches involved in the romantic lives of humans? Please. How ridiculous. But she found them more intricately plotted than other subgenres and the romantic element only one of many intriguing aspects of the stories. Read on for her list.

     

  • Dungeons and Dragons promotional poster
    Posted on: Friday, March 04, 2016

    Dungeons and Dragons is a fantasy game powered by imagination that has been around for 42 years, despite controversy and labeling. The possibilities are endless and each game changes depending on the ‘dungeon master,’ who is the storyteller for the game.  Teens who like to play, or want to try it out for the first time, can head to the Southern Oaks Library, 6900 S. Walker, Saturday, March 12, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m.

  • Groundhog
    Posted on: Tuesday, February 02, 2016

    Punxsutawney Phil awoke this morning to a chilly 22 degree temperature - but no shadow. That means spring is coming early this year! To commemorate this furry harbinger of a bright future, cataloging tech Margo has some movie recommendations for you from the library's DVD collection!

  • fingerprint
    Posted on: Thursday, January 21, 2016

    If you've been captivated by Netflix's "Making a Murderer," we have a list of similar eBooks and audiobooks that we think you'll like.

  • Lady Knight
    Posted on: Friday, January 08, 2016

    Reagan isn't exactly sure how she feels about the future, but she loves Margaret Atwood. Read on to find out about one the literary giants of our time.

  • National Novel Writing Month Poster Graphic
    Posted on: Sunday, November 01, 2015

    November is National Novel Writing Month, and the Edmond Library has a month of workshops aimed at helping writers hone their craft. Events offer writing space, tools, motivation and guidance from famed author Sonia Gensler.

  •  Big Library Read Banner
    Posted on: Saturday, October 10, 2015

    The Metropolitan Library System is proud to be a part of the Big Library ReadBig Library Read is an international program that gives libraries and library customers unlimited simultaneous access to selected eBooks and customers can instantly start reading the eBooks without having to wait on hold.

  • National Depression Awareness Month Program Poster
    Posted on: Tuesday, October 06, 2015

    The effects of major depression are far reaching, but most of those who are afflicted suffer in secret and silence. According Healthline.com, one in 10 Americans has symptoms of clinical depression, but over 80 percent of those are not receiving treatment.  Oklahoma is listed as one of the seven states with the highest rates of depression. The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance reports that depression is one of the top three workplace issues.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, July 15, 2015

    This episode: more YA books, Benedict Cumberbatch, and the new cafe at the Downtown Library: Cafe Condesa.

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