Home > Seniors

  • Posted on: Friday, November 08, 2013

    There are some things you want to know that you just can’t Google. To strike information gold, sometimes you have to dig.

  • Posted on: Friday, September 20, 2013

    “You never know until you ask” is a common phrase that could easily be applied to the study of genealogy. You may not know as much about your family as you think you do until you start looking into it.

    A desire to help you search for your ancestors is the driving force behind “Genealogy 101” at the Downtown Library, 300 Park Avenue, 606-3879, on Saturday, September 28 at 2:00 p.m.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 08, 2013

    Sometimes it seems as if anyone who can use a pencil can write a book, but there’s a lot more to it than just writing a series of incidents in chronological order.

  • Posted on: Monday, June 17, 2013

    Watercolors are among the most popular media for hobbyists who love to paint. The transparent luminosity has delighted viewers and artists since the Paleolithic days of cave painting.

    Local artists Jim and Marilyn Pourtorkan, whose previous visit to the Edmond Library, 10 S. Boulevard, last January was a great success, return to share a love of watercolors and introduce the basic skills and techniques of watercolor painting on Saturday, June 22, at 10:00 a.m.

  • Posted on: Tuesday, February 19, 2013

    Need a little help preparing and filing your state and federal income tax returns but paying for it would put too much of a strain on your budget? What you need is the assistance you can find at one of your neighborhood Metropolitan Library System locations.

  • Posted on: Tuesday, January 22, 2013

    Watercolors are among the most popular media for hobbyists who love to paint. The transparent luminosity has delighted viewers and artists since the Paleolithic days of cave painting.

    Local artists Jim and Marilyn Pourtorkan will visit the Edmond Library, 20 S. Boulevard, to share their love of watercolors and introduce the basic skills and techniques of watercolor painting on Saturday, January 26, at 10:00 a.m.

  • Posted on: Friday, November 02, 2012

    The Metropolitan Library System is offering for sale by sealed bid five vehicles. The lots include:

  • Posted on: Friday, September 21, 2012

    “Keep your feet on the ground” is excellent advice, but when the weather is cold and the ground is slippery it’s not so easy to do.

    And that’s why the Metropolitan Library System is teaming with Integris 3rd Age Life and Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation to present “No More Slips, Trips or Broken Hips,” an informational program that will show people how to avoid falling.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 02, 2012

    Some people may joke about it, but seniors know that an off-balance fall can be serious business.

    That’s why the Northwest Library, 5600 N.W. 122nd Street, and the Oklahoma City-County Health Department are combining to present a series of Tai Chi classes to help seniors increase balance and flexibility while reducing stress and protecting against falls. Beginning on Tuesday, August 7, the classes will meet every Tuesday and Thursday beginning at 2:00p.m.

  • Posted on: Monday, January 23, 2012

    It all began in 2004 with the simple question, “Why doesn’t the library sponsor a reading program for adults like the one every summer for kids?”

    “We looked at each other and realized that we didn’t have a good answer,” said the Metropolitan Library System’s Adult Services Coordinator Anita Roesler, “so we started planning something for winter so it wouldn’t interfere with the children’s program and was originally just for seniors.

Pages

Site Feedback