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Teens are busy these days, slogging through their daily schedules, their homework regimes often including pages of textbooks and classics. When can they find the time to read for pleasure?
African-American music has deep roots, some of them planted right in downtown Oklahoma City. Prior to the 1950s, the area of Oklahoma City known as Deep Deuce was a community of African-American business owners and talent, inspiring musicians and writers like Charlie Christian and Ralph Ellison.
In October, experience the rich history and complex evolution of African-American music provided by Oklahoma City’s very own talented duo, Adam and Kizzie Ledbetter.
Join us for a Public Forum as we introduce our final Executive Director Candidates.
Date: Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
Time: 6:30 pm
Location: Ronald J Norick Downtown Library
When Donna Morris, Metropolitan Library System Executive Director, announced her retirement earlier this year, a nationwide search for a replacement began. The final three candidates will be announced Friday, Sept. 19, on the library website, www.metrolibrary.org.
Residents of Oklahoma County are invited to a panel discussion Tuesday, Sept. 23, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library. The finalists will speak about their plans for leading the library system and participate in a Q&A session.