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  • 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: Friday, June 07, 2013

    We like to think that every summer day is a day of fun for kids, but some summer days are more fun than others.

    If your kids want to take advantage of the most fun days of all, bring them to Friday Fun Days at the Capitol Hill Library, 334 S.W. 26th Street. The Hill is going to have some great events all ready to enjoy!

  • Posted on: Wednesday, June 05, 2013

    School vacation has arrived for kids across the Oklahoma City area, and the Metropolitan Library System aims to keep them reading with summer reading programs.

  • Posted on: Friday, October 12, 2012

    Kids in central Oklahoma can start packing their bags and preparing to learn in a fun way about the world beyond our national borders.

  • Posted on: Monday, June 04, 2012

    Sounds at night can be spooky or comforting—it all depends on how you hear them.

    Kids’ ears are finely tuned to the noises of the dark, especially if they are the sounds of nocturnal animals. As part of its Summer Reading Games, the Metropolitan Library System presents an imaginary camping trip on which every one will get a chance to hear “Critter Tales: Night Sounds.” There will be 12 Critter Tales events, beginning on June 12 and continuing through the end of June.

  • Posted on: Friday, April 13, 2012

    Lt. Samuel E. Adair of the Fifth Cavalry may have been the most stared-at man in the history of Oklahoma. Everybody who waited expectantly on the legal side of the line on April 22, 1889 had an eye on him to see what he’d do to announce the arrival of noon. When the moment came, The New York Times reported, “Suddenly, he is seen to motion to the soldier near him, and the next moment the cheerful strains of the recall are sounded.”


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