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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?

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Roots of the Rhythm

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.

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Public Forum

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

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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.

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Keep Current with Your Library Card!

Keep Current with Your Library Card!

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month.

Did you know that last year, the Metropolitan Library System issued over 45,000 new library cards? Here are some ways we are helping you stay current with your library card:

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