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  • invitation to the capitol hill grand opening
    Posted on: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    Join us on Thursday, October 5th at 3pm for the Grand Opening of the newly renovated Capitol Hill Library.

    327 SW 27th | OKC | 73109

    Grand Opening starts at 3pm followed by family fun festivities that continue throughout the week!

  • girl reading an ebook with the read an ebook day logo
    Posted on: Monday, September 18, 2017

    Today is Read an eBook Day!  What's that you ask?  Read an eBook Day is a celebration of modern storytelling. Be a part of the festivities by checking out your favorite eBook. Join the conversation by sharing what you’re reading and stories about why you love eBooks with the hashtag #eBookLove on social media.

  • Historical Films
    Posted on: Wednesday, September 13, 2017

    What are some of the films with historical context? Some of the films exaggerate more than what had happened, and some may not. Nonetheless, these films attracted viewers with what they may remember from their times or the time before them.

    Let’s look at what historical films can be found in the Metropolitan Library System!

     

     

  • image introducing film scripts online
    Posted on: Monday, September 11, 2017

    Well, I ain’t a lawyer, but it sounds like a good contract to me.

    Recognize that line? It’s the first words uttered in the classic movie, 42nd Street, written by Rian James and James Seymour.

  • Safer Streets OKC
    Posted on: Friday, September 08, 2017

    Oklahoma City voters are eligible to participate in a special election on Sept. 12 to consider bond and sales tax initiatives. The general obligation bond package includes a proposition to support our libraries. Be informed on Tuesday, Sept. 12.

  • Matt de la Peña Author Visit
    Posted on: Friday, September 08, 2017

    Matt de la Peña is the New York Times-bestselling, Newbery Medal-winning author of six young adult novels and two picture books. In 2016, his picture book Last Stop on Market Street won the prestigious Newbery Medal.

  • bunnies in an oklahoma field
    Posted on: Thursday, September 07, 2017

    Our members frequently donate books, magazines, and other materials to the library. It’s often fun to go through these donations, as there are sometimes unusual treasures to be found. Recently, we received a box containing, among other things, four special collector’s editions of Oklahoma Today magazine from 1979. I’ve written a few articles for Oklahoma Today, so I was curious to see what the magazine was like before I was even born.

  • family cooking a meal together
    Posted on: Tuesday, August 29, 2017

    As the summer winds down and schedules fill up again, it can be difficult to set time apart to spend quality time with your children. Cooking together can be a wonderful activity (albeit messy) to bond, have a yummy snack, and build important life skills. Celebrity chef Guy Fieri claims “cooking with kids is not just about ingredients, recipes, and cooking.

  • images of Inspirational Films
    Posted on: Thursday, August 17, 2017

    Have you seen a film that inspired you afterward? I believe most of us have the experience. These are the films that are inspiring and motivational by providing meaningful messages to the viewers. I personally enjoy inspiring quotes from these films.

  • solar eclipse image
    Posted on: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

    The Great American Eclipse is upon us.  On Monday, August 21st we will witness the first total solar eclipse to sweep across the entire country since 1918.  In anticipation of this historic event, the Metropolitan Library System collaborated with Science Museum Oklahoma to provide a series of programs to explain what causes eclipses, how to view them safely, and teach people how to build a camera obscura that they can use to view the eclipse.  Thanks to a grant from

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