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The Friends of the Metropolitan Library System hold their annual booksale, Feb. 20-21 in the Oklahoma Expo Hall at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds. Bargain hunters can shop from more than 700,000 items between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Admission is free. Credit and debit cards will be accepted for purchases over $20, in addition to checks and cash.
The Metropolitan Library System invites the community to celebrate Black History Month with original dramatic performances by Rhythmically Speaking.
“We are continuing our longstanding partnership with DWe Williams and the Rhythmically Speaking performance team to offer an inside look at Oklahoma’s black history in a compelling and entertaining way,” said the library system’s outreach director, LaVetta Dent.
The Metropolitan Library System welcomes Ashley Welke as the new manager of the Belle Isle Library January 4, 2016. Welke has experience with human resources, management and library operations. She began her library career as a children’s librarian and volunteer coordinator and later as a branch manager at the Moore Public Library.
All libraries in the Metropolitan Library System will be closed Monday, Jan. 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Regular service hours resume Tuesday, Jan. 19.
All libraries in the Metropolitan Library System will be closed Thursday, Dec. 24, and Friday, Dec. 25, in observance of the holidays. Regular service hours resume Saturday, Dec. 26.
Libraries will also close at 6 P.M. Thursday, Dec. 31 and remain closed through Friday, Jan. 1, 2015. Regular service hours will resume Saturday, Jan. 2, 2015.