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  • News Advisory:  Libraries Close for Holidays
    Posted on: Sunday, December 21, 2014

    All libraries in the Metropolitan Library System will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Thursday Dec. 25 in observance of the holidays. Regular service hours resume on Friday, December 26.

    Libraries will also close at 6 P.M. on Wednesday, December 31 and remain closed through Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Regular service hours will resume on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015.

  • Soup
    Posted on: Tuesday, November 13, 2018

    Looking for some recipes to try with your new Instant Pot and air fryer? Checkout some of these cookbooks for a variety of everyday meals to please the whole family.

     

  • Autumn Path
    Posted on: Monday, November 12, 2018

    Need a little pick-me-up? Inspirational and faith-based movies are popular checkouts! The library has a growing collection of inspirational books and movies. Here are some popular titles from the DVD collection. 

     

     

  • Book and old photo
    Posted on: Friday, November 09, 2018

    If you are looking to begin your research on your family history, general research books and instructional videos are a great place to get started. The library has a variety of resources available to you, and most of these titles are available from home. To Learn more about the library's genealogy collection, visit our genealogy webpage

  • Sugar Skulls
    Posted on: Friday, November 02, 2018

    As fall begins to take shape and celebrations commence, Day of the Dead looms ahead. While many may not know about this holiday or its origins, the recent blockbuster hit Coco and other mainstream media have commoditized death. However, what you see in Mexico today, on television in the United States or in the aforementioned movie is a fusion of prehispanic, colonial and European traditions.

  • Tree
    Posted on: Thursday, November 01, 2018

    OKLAHOMA CITY– Oklahoman’s looking to connect to their roots can visit the library for genealogical help. This month the Metropolitan Library System is celebrating genealogy and telling customers how to, “find your roots at the library.”

    November is Family History Month at all Metro Libraries. Oklahoma County residents can visit the library’s website to get started or call the special collections department to get help with genealogical research questions.

  • Young Girl with American Flag
    Posted on: Wednesday, October 24, 2018

    Election season is upon us and there’s a good chance your little ones have noticed. From yard signs and to canvassers knocking on your door, the political climate is brewing just as intensely as the fall winds. Involving children in the voting process is a great way to develop a sense of citizenship at a young age. There’s a good chance your children have already participated in a vote: voting for which movie to watch, or whether to buy chocolate or vanilla ice cream at the store. This can be a great starting point to discuss political voting. Just as families vote for a movie, so do citizens vote for their political leaders. Here are some are some talking points paired with book titles to help facilitate the conversation.

  • Girl Reading Book with Map
    Posted on: Monday, October 22, 2018

    Did you know that you can learn a new language through cutting-edge language learning software available through your local library? These language learning resources are even available from the convenience of your home computer or mobile device. Check out the below available language learning tools accessible with your Metro library card.

     

  • Librarians reading to children at Belle Isle Library
    Posted on: Monday, October 22, 2018

    The first of several Legislative Read Days, sponsored by the Potts Family Foundation (PFF), will take place Tuesday, October 23rd at the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N. Villa Avenue. Rep. Cyndi Munson will read to the children during the regularly scheduled story time from 9:50 – 10:45 a.m.

  • Magazine and Coffee
    Posted on: Thursday, October 18, 2018

    RBdigital is a fun and easy to use magazine resource with a diverse selection of magazines for any age user. RBdigital can be accessed from the Downloads & Streaming page on the library’s website. Here are some features of interest on RBdigital:

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