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  • Seoul Korea  Han River Night view
    Posted on: Thursday, March 08, 2018

    The closing ceremony in Pyeongchang ended another chapter in Olympic history. In a flashy display of fireworks and ingenuity, organizers created a program that infused components of ancient Korean culture with elements highlighting strong economic and technological advancements. Among its many exports that were on display, K-pop was front and center with performances from EXO and former 2NE1 member, CL.  

  • Book shelves with industrial lighting
    Posted on: Tuesday, March 06, 2018

    Librarians are misunderstood creatures. We see ourselves as warriors: defenders of information, crusaders against censorship, guardians of knowledge! Most everyone else sees us as old maids who wear cardigans and shush people. When I first told people I was going to library school, I got scoffs and sneers, “What do they teach you, how to alphabetize?”

  • typewriter, glasses, paper
    Posted on: Wednesday, February 21, 2018

    Are you interested in becoming a published author? The Metropolitan Library System is proud to announce that submissions are open for our second annual Literary Magazine. This year we will accept submissions for short story, poetry, and non-fiction essay. All ages are encouraged to participate in this inclusive literary publication.

  • Buddy the Elf excited for the Friends of the Library Booksale
    Posted on: Tuesday, February 20, 2018

    The holidays may be long gone, but another exciting time of year is just around the corner – booksale season! The Friends of the Metropolitan Library System will host their annual booksale Saturday Feb. 24 and 25.

    The MLS Friends of the Library host one of the largest booksales in the country. This year's sale includes over 700 thousand books, with over 40 categories of books. Some rare and first editions are also available.

  • kanopy image - tall wheat grass
    Posted on: Tuesday, February 20, 2018

    The struggle is real when it comes to finding decent viewing options for Independent films. But hey, it's 2018 and we're moving on up in the world. The Tower Theatre in Uptown OKC is showing Indie films before any of the major theatre chains, and here at the library, we're offering our customers a great streaming media service called Kanopy.

  • Black Panther comic:  A nation under our feet, book one
    Posted on: Thursday, February 15, 2018

    Who’s excited about the Marvel movie Black Panther? This girl that’s who! Let me give you a brief background on the character. Created by writer/editor Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby in 1966, Black Panther (T’Challa to his friends) was the first super hero of African descent in American comics. He made his comic debut in The Fantastic Four #52 (1966) and joined The Avengers in 1968.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, February 14, 2018

    Biography Reference Center is a collection of full-text biographies on notable personalities from around the world, including actors, authors, world leaders, inventors and much, much more.

  • couple kissing outside with a park bench
    Posted on: Tuesday, February 13, 2018

    On a recent out-of-town trip, I met a new friend who was completely befuddled by her mother’s addiction to romance paperbacks. “I just don’t get it,” she confided, “my mother is an educated woman! Why is she reading this trash?”

    Friends, it’s the month of love, and as your neighborhood librarian, I am telling you that romance novels are NOT trash.

  • kanopy image - romantic comedies couple riding on a bike
    Posted on: Monday, February 12, 2018

       Love is in the air!

  • tax documents with calculator
    Posted on: Thursday, February 08, 2018

    The Metropolitan Library System is here to help make this tax season a little less stressful! 

    Check out our Income Tax Resources page for access to:

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