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  • 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: Tuesday, September 04, 2012

    The Friends of the Metropolitan Library System, sponsors of the Annual FOL Booksale, will be holding a special late summer sale on Saturday, September 8, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the Friends Sort Site, 300 N.E. 50th Street. Books will be sold by the box in categories that include paperback romance, mystery, religion, fiction and children’s. Boxes will sell for $3.50 to $25.00, depending on genre and number of books available.

  • Posted on: Saturday, September 01, 2012
  • Posted on: Wednesday, August 08, 2012

    Take a time when steam power was cutting edge technology, such as in Victorian England, or America in the nineteenth century. Now apply that technology to the world of the future, as in the novels of Jules Verne or H.G. Wells. That way of seeing things, and the culture that fosters it, is steampunk.

  • Posted on: Friday, July 13, 2012

    Couch potatoes, put on your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie!

    The Metropolitan Library System’s Fourth Annual Children’s Music Festival pumps up the volume and has kids ready to rock the library to the sounds of Aaron Nigel Smith from “Between the Lions” and Dino O’Dell and the Veloci-rappers.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, July 11, 2012

    Owning your own business—for many, it isn’t part of the American Dream. It is the entire American Dream.

    Join the experts for the Metropolitan Library System’s county-wide series of sessions called “Build Your Own Business.”

    “For many people,” said Dana Morrow, Metropolitan Library System’s Director of Outreach

  • 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, June 01, 2012

    Summer in central Oklahoma means hot days and cool fun. Kids and Teens can combine both elements when the Metropolitan Library System’s Summer Reading Games begin on June 1.

  • Posted on: Friday, June 01, 2012

    The theme for this year’s Metropolitan Library System Summer Reading program for children is “Dream Big--Read.” Once again, MLS presents a slate of entertaining events illustrating the theme.

    “Every summer,” said MLS Children’s Services Coordinator Lisa Wood, “MLS partners with Arts Council of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts to bring in local performers for daily presentations during June and July. This year is no exception.”

  • Posted on: Tuesday, May 22, 2012

    Gustafer Yellowgold is a children’s fantasy character who came to Earth from the sun and lives in a psychedelic version of the Minnesota woods. He’s ready for a visit to Oklahoma City—are you ready for him?


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