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  • Posted on: Thursday, June 08, 2017

    Search thousands of literary criticisms, author biographies, full text classics, stories, and poetry.

  • Posted on: Monday, December 05, 2016

    The largest and most comprehensive collection of newspaper obituaries and death notices. Extensive editorial review of all newspaper sections ensures thorough selection of obituaries for easy access. An easy-to-use interface allows searching by name, date range, or text such as institutional name, social affiliation(s), geographic location(s), philanthropic activities, etc.

  • News Advisory:  Libraries Close for Holidays
    Posted on: Sunday, December 21, 2014

    All libraries in the Metropolitan Library System will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Thursday Dec. 25 in observance of the holidays. Regular service hours resume on Friday, December 26.

    Libraries will also close at 6 P.M. on Wednesday, December 31 and remain closed through Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Regular service hours will resume on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015.

  • surfing in the moon light
    Posted on: Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Usually I’m really good at making all of my selections fit together, have a theme, or at least finding some sort of vague way to bind them together, but this time I’m really not sure what that is. Here we have three stories that seemingly have nothing in common. A story of a life spent surfing (and eventually writing) sounds like heaven to me, but to the author made him feel at times lost, because he had spent his life chasing waves instead of stability, family, and the comforts of home.

  • invitation to the capitol hill grand opening
    Posted on: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    Join us on Thursday, October 5th at 3pm for the Grand Opening of the newly renovated Capitol Hill Library.

    327 SW 27th | OKC | 73109

    Grand Opening starts at 3pm followed by family fun festivities that continue throughout the week!

  • girl reading an ebook with the read an ebook day logo
    Posted on: Monday, September 18, 2017

    Today is Read an eBook Day!  What's that you ask?  Read an eBook Day is a celebration of modern storytelling. Be a part of the festivities by checking out your favorite eBook. Join the conversation by sharing what you’re reading and stories about why you love eBooks with the hashtag #eBookLove on social media.

  • Historical Films
    Posted on: Wednesday, September 13, 2017

    What are some of the films with historical context? Some of the films exaggerate more than what had happened, and some may not. Nonetheless, these films attracted viewers with what they may remember from their times or the time before them.

    Let’s look at what historical films can be found in the Metropolitan Library System!

     

     

  • image introducing film scripts online
    Posted on: Monday, September 11, 2017

    Well, I ain’t a lawyer, but it sounds like a good contract to me.

    Recognize that line? It’s the first words uttered in the classic movie, 42nd Street, written by Rian James and James Seymour.

  • Safer Streets OKC
    Posted on: Friday, September 08, 2017

    Oklahoma City voters are eligible to participate in a special election on Sept. 12 to consider bond and sales tax initiatives. The general obligation bond package includes a proposition to support our libraries. Be informed on Tuesday, Sept. 12.

  • 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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