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February is Black History Month and Metropolitan Libraries will be celebrating throughout the month with original performances highlighting Oklahoma’s roots.
Each year, MLS hosts an original play featuring music, drama and dancing performed by local storytelling theater group, Rhythmically Speaking. Founded by local author and performer, DWe Williams, Rhythmically Speaking presents a new play in libraries each year, featuring pivotal moments in local history.
Spring Come Read with Me sessions begin in community locations soon, and volunteers are at the top of the need list. Sessions start the first week of February and last until the end of April. Kids can participate in the fun at the Boys and Girls Club, Cleveland Elementary, John Rex Elementary, and Heronville Elementary.
Writers and artists can put their own spin on the fandom world and enter the FanFiction and FanArt Contest at the Southern Oaks Library, 6900 S. Walker, on February 1-March 15. Entries can contain art or stories about any copyrighted character, and may also include original characters as well.
Dungeons and Dragons is a fantasy game powered by imagination that has been around for 41 years, despite controversy and labeling. The possibilities are endless and each game changes depending on the ‘dungeon master,' who is the storyteller for the game. Teens who like to play, or want to try it out for the first time, can head to the Southern Oaks Library, 6900 S. Walker, on Saturday, January 31, 11A.M. – 4P.M.