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  • Posted on: Tuesday, March 06, 2018

    Author Victoria JamiesonBestselling author and illustrator Victoria Jamieson will visit OKC in March for a series of writing workshops and author appearances.

  • Matt de la Peña Author Visit
    Posted on: Friday, September 08, 2017

    Matt de la Peña is the New York Times-bestselling, Newbery Medal-winning author of six young adult novels and two picture books. In 2016, his picture book Last Stop on Market Street won the prestigious Newbery Medal.

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    Posted on: Wednesday, March 02, 2016

    The perfect storm is forecast in Oklahoma City in April. The Library Endowment Trust welcomes Sebastian Junger to the 2016 Literary Voices™ dinner Thursday, April 14, 2016, at 7 p.m. at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club.

  • Eric Litwin Promotional Poster Photo
    Posted on: Tuesday, November 24, 2015

    Eric Litwin is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes and three follow-up adventures. He is also the author of the new musical series The Nuts.

  • Posted on: Monday, August 10, 2015

    Three local Girl Scouts had a great idea and they are sharing their idea with kids at the Del City library this month. Ariel and Ava McAffrey and Katie Prior, members of Girl Scout Troop 456, earned their community service pins and a ‘Blue Thumb’ for their efforts in water quality education.

  • Author Stephanie Perkins Brings the Love to Metropolitan Libraries
    Posted on: Monday, March 16, 2015

    Ooh la la! The cities are foreign, the angst is for real, teen romance is in the air and it’s all penned by young adult best-selling author, Stephanie Perkins.

    Perkins, the creator of characters Anna, Lola and Isla, travels to OKC to meet teens at three Metro libraries March 25 & 26.

  • Writer P.J. O’Rourke Visits OKC
    Posted on: Thursday, March 12, 2015

    He’s a bestselling author, a leading political satirist and a respected journalist who has written for a dozen national magazines and he’s coming to Oklahoma City.

  • Meet ‘Nicest Nazi’ Author at Belle Isle Library
    Posted on: Friday, November 21, 2014

    Meet Christiane Brandt Faris, local author and Oklahoma City University professor, at the Belle Isle Library, Monday, Dec. 1 at 6:30 P.M.

    Faris will discuss her new book, The Nicest Nazi: Childhood Memories of World War II, a reflection on her childhood under the regime of Adolf Hitler.  “You are the nicest Nazi I have ever met,” a comment made by a fellow volunteer during a fundraising event, was meant as a compliment for the author, but she regarded it as offensive and ignorant. Such comments motivated her to reflect upon her childhood during World War II and the chaotic postwar period. 

  • Posted on: Wednesday, August 13, 2014

    Join the Metropolitan Library System as they welcome author and digital rights expert, Cory Doctorow in a Google Hangout.

    Cory Doctorow is blogger, journalist, and science fiction author.

  • Meet the Author - Erin Taylor Young
    Posted on: Monday, July 28, 2014

    Local author Erin Taylor Young talks about her book, Surviving Henry, based on her family’s canine catastrophe, at the Northwest Library Aug. 7 at 6:30 p.m.

    Pet lovers will understand how this author began her adventures with Henry. His eyes promised love and obedience, but puppy eyes can be deceiving. Listen as she shares some funny stories about her life with Henry, a reading from her book, and how she developed her writing.

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