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Midwest City Library to Close for Repairs

The Metropolitan Library System announced that the Midwest City Library, 8143 E. Reno, will close temporarily for new carpet installation and other repairs.

The library will be closed Monday, April 13, through Sunday, April 26. It will reopen Monday, April 27, at 9 a.m. with 36,000 square feet of brand new carpet.

Visit our Locations page to find alternative locations ready to serve Midwest City customers or check out digital materials, do research and more online.

 

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Find Out about Family First Aid with Natural Oils

Find Out about Family First Aid with Natural Oils

Making allergy bombs, or diffusing lavender for stress relief? Use peppermint oil for stomach aches? Essential oil use has spiked in popularity as many people have made the choice to use natural, plant based products in place of chemical laden pharmaceuticals and medications. Inquiries about how to use essential oils and increasing book requests about alternative medicine have created an opportunity for classes at OKC libraries.

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Documentary Captures Civil Rights Movement in OKC

Documentary Captures Civil Rights Movement in OKC

During the Civil Rights Movement, national attention was focused on unrest in the Deep South and tragedies like Alabama’s Bloody Sunday. Meanwhile, Clara Luper led a group of young people in quiet protest in OKC, organizing sit-ins at lunch counters and marches all over the state from 1958-1964.

Local documentary director, Julia Clifford, captures the OKC connection to civil rights progress in her documentary, Children of the Civil Rights. The film will be shown at three libraries in early April.

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Old World Exercise Reduces New World Stress

Life can be a stressful balancing act. Get the strength and skills for better balance and stress reduction with Tai Chi at your local library.

Tai Chi, a centuries-old Chinese martial art, combines graceful, focused movements with deep breathing to provide low impact, stress taming exercise for people in all levels of fitness.

Bethany Library, 3510 N. Mueller, offers a series of sessions Thursdays at 6 p.m. beginning April 2 through May 7.

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News Advisory:  MLS Libraries to Close April 5 in Observance of Easter

All Metropolitan Library System locations will be closed Sunday, April 5, in observance of Easter. Libraries will reopen to normal operating hours April 6.

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