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  • Posted on: Monday, April 30, 2012

    If music be the food of love, no one will go hungry when master pianist Wayne McEvilly brings the pure pleasure of beautiful piano music to the Edmond and Belle Isle Libraries.

  • Posted on: Friday, March 30, 2012

    The Del City Library, 4509 S.E. 15th, will be temporarily closed for the installation of new carpeting from Monday, April 9 through Sunday, April 15. The nearest location to Del City is Midwest City Library, 8143 E. Reno.

  • Posted on: Friday, March 30, 2012

    Worldwide bestselling author and "Queen of Suspense" Mary Higgins Clark will be the guest speaker at the Library Endowment Trust's 10th annual Literary Voices dinner.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, March 28, 2012

    When a natural disaster is staring you in the face, it’s too late to make your emergency plans.

    That’s why the Metropolitan Library System and the American Red Cross have developed “Are You Prepared: For Earthquakes, Tornadoes and Fires?” This program will be presented at neighborhood MLS libraries beginning on April 3 through May 8. Fourteen libraries will host the event.

  • Posted on: Thursday, February 23, 2012

    “Nothing” can sometimes be a slippery slope to disaster, and especially when “nothing” means gossip and slander, as it does in William Shakespeare’s sparkling comedy, “Much Ado About Nothing.”

    The Metropolitan Library System and Reduxion Theatre present four free presentations of the play through April 21 at various MLS locations around Oklahoma County.

  • Posted on: Thursday, February 23, 2012

    It’s getting easier than ever to steal in broad daylight. It’s especially easy when all the thief has to do is sit at a computer and tap at the keyboard.

    The Metropolitan Library System and FOLIO (Friends of the Libraries in Oklahoma) are presenting workshops in February and March designed to show everyone how to “Fight the Internet Bay Guys and Win.” The sessions will be conducted at six MLS library locations spread around Oklahoma County.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, February 15, 2012

    The 33rd annual Friends of the Library BOOKSALE 2012 will be held on February 25 and 26, 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds in the Oklahoma Expo Hall. Admission is free to the general public. Friday, February 24, will be the much anticipated pre-sale party for members of the Friends from 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Those who would like to join the Friends may purchase memberships in the lobby of the Oklahoma Expo Hall on Friday, February 25 from noon to 4:00 p.m.

  • Posted on: Monday, February 13, 2012

    The next generation of recorded books is coming to the Metropolitan Library System.

    They’re called Playaways—a simple name for a simple-to-operate device library card holders can borrow at no cost from their neighborhood library. Playaways will be formally introduced to the public during Playaway Days on February 14th and 15th.

  • Posted on: Monday, February 13, 2012

    Although she wrote over 1,800 poems, only a dozen of them were published during her lifetime. Poets are not generally known to be roisterers, but Emily Dickinson made introversion and reclusiveness into fine arts.

    Actress Ginger Grace brings Dickinson to life in William Luce’s one-woman play, “The Belle of Amherst.” The play will be presented on February 15th and 16th at four Metropolitan Library System sites.

  • Posted on: Monday, January 30, 2012

    She’s called “The Mother of the Civil Rights Movement,” but few people realize that Clara Luper’s sit in at the Katz Drugstore in downtown Oklahoma City occurred 18 months before the more famous sit in in Greensboro, N.C.


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