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Metro Libraries to Close in Observance of Independence Day

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Metropolitan Library System will be closed Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Customers can still access digital resources like eBooks, audiobooks, online research sources, Zinio digital magazines and Freegal music downloads anytime at www.metrolibrary.org. Find your next read by searching the catalog and reserving or renew material from any Internet connected computer.

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Metro Library Donates Kindle Fires to Boys and Girls Club

(Oklahoma City, OK - June 28, 2017) - Today at the Boys and Girls Club of Oklahoma County, Rep. Cyndi Munson, D-District 85, read to a group of children to promote the Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS) Compact’s ReadOKC program. This program encourages OKCPS elementary students to read 20 minutes a day this summer.
 
ReadOKC promotes the love of reading and literacy among children in the Oklahoma City Public Schools District. This summer’s “Get in the Game” program encourages daily reading to prevent a loss of skills during the school break.
 

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Attention Zinio Users

Say Hello to RB Digital!

Staring on or around July 10th, Zinio app users will see a message guiding them to download Recorded Books Digital’s (RBD) new RBdigital app. This migration is a part of the company’s plan to merge all their content into one centralized location.  While RBD is anticipating a smooth merge, there’s always the possibility of down times, glitches, etc. During the actual merge, starting June 26th at 8 p.m., users can anticipate a down time of 14 hours (8 pm on 6/26-midnight on 6/28).

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OKLAHOMA CITY (June 1, 2017) – The Metropolitan Library System has appointed Charisse Dye as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Anthony Herron, Jr., as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO), both effective June 5th, 2017. Both the COO and the CFO are new positions for the Library.

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Ralph Ellison Library Welcomes New Manager

OKLAHOMA CITY (May 3, 2017) – The Metropolitan Library System’s new Ralph Ellison Library manager is well established in the not-for-profit circles. Kimberly Francisco, previously the development director of Norman’s Women’s Resource Center (WRC), took the reins of the fifth busiest library in the county on Monday, April 24.

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