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  • 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:

  • Posted on: Wednesday, February 07, 2018

    Print and screen-reading friendly full-text Oklahoman newspaper articles from 1981 to present.

  • Posted on: Friday, February 02, 2018

    The Metropolitan Library System will celebrate Black History Month with programs available at Oklahoma County libraries throughout the month of February.

    Kicking off the month is popular musical group, Short Dogg. They will take you on musical journey through Oklahoma's jazz history, beginning with the deep deuce jazz era in Oklahoma City, through the Greenwood jazz scene in Tulsa, then through today's contemporary jazz era.

  • Posted on: Friday, February 02, 2018

    Black History Month headerCelebrate Black History Month at your library! Join us at the library for educational and fun events throughout the month. While you're here, discover our resources to learn more about African American history and culture.

  • woman listening to music on headphones
    Posted on: Tuesday, January 30, 2018

    There are a million reasons to love hoopla. Using only your library card and an internet connection you can access a massive collection of e-books, audiobooks, movies, and music. Better yet, you never have to wait on hoopla items because they are always available. What’s even more impressive is that the curators at hoopla are constantly updating their digital library with the latest releases. In January the Academy Award nominees were announced and I always look forward to hearing the nominees for “Best Music (Original Score),” so I was elated to find that hoopla already had all five of the nominees available to check out!

  • hoopla image - couple sitting on sofa watching tv
    Posted on: Friday, January 26, 2018

    In my new obsession with streaming television shows I’ve discovered that Hoopla helps to fulfill that obsessive need! And I’m not talking about that fleeting kind of obsession that normally happens to me when I’m shopping at Target and I come across an item that I saw on late night TV and had to have, I mean who doesn’t want a “Flippin’ Fantastic” that makes 7 perfectly shaped pancakes at once?!?

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