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  • Posted on: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Watch videos from dozens of national and international news and education sources that cover such topics as business, geography, health and wellness, history, science, and more.

  • Posted on: Monday, August 04, 2014

    An educational tool intended to teach K-12 students about our nation’s Federal government, history and political structure.

  • Posted on: Friday, August 01, 2014

    This database contains state, county and city information for all U.S. states and territories. It lists facts and statistics about arts and culture, climate and weather, demographics, flags and seals, government and politics, history, maps, photos, and more.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    Free activities at public libraries, Myriad Gardens mix well with brain games, kitchen chemistry

    Reading, science experiments and free educational programs can help parents prevent the summer slide, when children can lose skills gained during the school year.

    Whether you call it the summer slide, the brain drain or just plain old learning loss, for parents, it’s a conundrum that can cast a pall over a sunny summer vacation.

  • Read to the Moon!
    Posted on: Thursday, July 10, 2014

    Reading can take children all kinds of places, even the moon! The Capitol Hill Library, 334 SW 26th St., and the OKC Astronomy Club celebrate the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing. Future astronauts can launch in for this program Sunday, July 20, at 2 p.m. The event will encourage literacy and offer lessons about astronomy and history. It is open to families, children and teens. Apollo 11 landed on the moon July 20, 1969.

  • Posted on: Friday, April 25, 2014

    What is faster than a speeding bullet, and more fun than an ice cream truck at a swimming pool? Whiz! Bang! Comic Book Creations at the Capitol Hill Library in conjunction with Free Comic Book Day!

    Visit the Capitol Hill Library on Saturday, May 3 at 2PM to get free comic books and the chance to choose your own adventure in comics you create.

  • Posted on: Thursday, April 03, 2014

    Mark Twain said that "A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read."

  • Posted on: Friday, October 25, 2013

    Looking for something imaginative and artistic you can do with your children? Edmond Library has just what you need.

    Popular local artist and painting instructor Jim Pourtorkan will visit the Edmond Library, 10 S. Boulevard, to share his love of watercolors and introduce the basic skills and techniques of watercolor painting to children ages 8-12 and their parents on Saturday, November 16 at 10:00 a.m.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, October 02, 2013

    Your Metropolitan Library System joins with Oklahoma City’s Wookies, padawans and Jedis to celebrate all things Star Wars. And reading, too.

    The Second Annual Star Wars Reads Day is Saturday, October 5, and MLS has scheduled special events at five libraries.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, September 25, 2013

    For some kids the longest hours of the day are the ones between the end of school and supper. Now that time can be filled with a variety of art projects.

    “’After School at Your Library’ is a series of fun afternoon events,” said Metropolitan Library System Young Adult Services Coordinator Emily Williams. “We’ve invited some of the best artists and art instructors in town to work with kids and teens ages 10-16 to introduce them to creating art of their own.”

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