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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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New Catalog Homepage

Online services at the Metropolitan Library System just got even better. The library catalog, where customers can search for over 1 million library materials, will go through an extensive transformation over the Labor Day holiday weekend. The current catalog will migrate to new software created by TLC, The Library Corporation. 

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Date:  Thursday, August 28, 2014
Time:  3:30 p.m.
Location:  Belle Isle Library

The Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County encourages participation from all patrons and citizens of Oklahoma County. If participation at any public meeting is not possible due to a disability, whether physical, hearing or speech related, please notify the office of the Executive Director (606-3726) at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the scheduled public meeting to allow the Library to make necessary accommodations.

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Date: Wednesday, August 27th, 2014
Time: 3:00 pm
Location: Downtown Library

  1. Call to Order and Establishment of Quorum – Hugh Rice, Chair
  2. Discussion, Consideration, and Possible Action: Executive Session
    To discuss the employment, hiring, appointment, promotion, etc., of the Executive Director pursuant to the Oklahoma Open Meeting Act, Title 25, Oklahoma Statues § 307, (B)(1)

    Review candidate materials and select semi-finalists.

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Provides full-text coverage of business publications, on a regional level, for the United States and Canadian provinces. Content includes newspapers, radio and tv news transcripts, trade publications, magazines, and newswires.

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Contains directory information for millions of new, current and historical U.S. businesses and U.S. residents and it contains a listing of U.S. jobs and internships. Directory information on businesses includes the name of a business, its address, telephone number, headquarters, ticker symbol, credit rating, number of employees, estimated sales volume, and more. Business owners can use ReferenceUSA to conduct market research and create maps and charts of similar businesses in the area.

Provides full-text coverage for hundreds of education journals and education reports of interest to professional educators. Titles include Education, Education Week, High School Journal, Journal of Education, Journal of Educational Research, Phi Delta Kappan, School Library Journal, and more.

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An index of worldwide conference proceedings that shows the conference name, where it was held, the presentations, and a list of libraries that own a copy of the proceedings.

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Designed specifically for elementary school students, Primary Search contains the full text of a variety of popular elementary school magazines, biographies, primary source documents, and reference books.

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