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  • This Includes Everyone
    Posted on: Monday, January 14, 2019

    One of my heroes, Mister Fred Rogers, once said, “The world needs a sense of worth, and it will achieve it only by its people feeling that they are worthwhile.”  Below are some picture books families can read together that prompt conversation about inclusion and recognizing worth in all of our neighbors.  

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Big Changes are Coming to the Village Library!
    Posted on: Tuesday, January 08, 2019

    Soon, The Village Library will have a new look!

    The library will be closed to the public from Monday, Jan. 21 for approximately six weeks (we hope to reopen around Mar. 10).

    While your local library may be closed, we are still here to serve your information needs.

  • Lynda.com
    Posted on: Wednesday, January 02, 2019

    Learning - no strings attached.

    Lynda.com is an online learning resource available from your home computer, smartphone or mobile device FREE with your library card. Browse over 4,000 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies and more.

     

  • Best of 2018
    Posted on: Monday, December 31, 2018

    What did you read this year?

    See if your favorite reads of the year made our best of 2018 list.

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Dove in City
    Posted on: Tuesday, December 18, 2018

    As I begin writing this blog post, we’ve just had our first snow of winter. On November 12. And despite the fact that I am staunchly Team No-Christmas-decorations-before-Thanksgiving, the weather has me thinking of the winter holidays. 

  • Penguin with books on sled
    Posted on: Monday, December 17, 2018

    OKLAHOMA CITY – All libraries in the Metropolitan Library System will close Dec. 24 and 25, in observance of Christmas. Although the physical libraries will be closed, customers can still use the library online, 24/7, at http://www.metrolibrary.org to find their next read, download eBooks, audiobooks, MP3s and digital magazines, or access one of the research databases. MLS libraries will reopen to normal operating hours on Wednesday, Dec. 26.

  • Winter Blues
    Posted on: Wednesday, December 12, 2018

    In the words of The King, Elvis Presley himself, “I’ll have a blue Christmas without you.” The holidays can be a hard time for many people. We feel so much pressure to be thankful, make merry, and attend or host a score of events while looking flawlessly festive and creating magazine-worthy spreads for meals and parties.

  • Chill Out and Read
    Posted on: Monday, December 10, 2018

    Winter break will be here soon! It's important that students continue reading even when they are out of school to prevent the "Winter Brain Freeze." One fun way to keep reading is to participate in the Winter Reading Challenge hosted by Oklahoma City Public Schools.

  • Hot chocolate and popcorn by fireplace
    Posted on: Thursday, December 06, 2018

    Stuck at home this winter? Don't let that stop you from enjoying yourself this winter. The library has a variety of resources you can access from home 24/7. Hoopa launched their Winter Wonderland this month and there is something for everyone including eBooks, movies, music and eAudiobooks. Never tried Hoopla before? Learn more about it HERE.

  • Holiday Garland
    Posted on: Wednesday, December 05, 2018

    If winter weather has you stuck inside, check out the library's Hobbies and Crafts eResource available from the comfort of your home! Here are some simple holiday crafts to get you started.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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