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  • Posted on: Thursday, June 08, 2017

    Search thousands of literary criticisms, author biographies, full text classics, stories, and poetry.

  • Posted on: Monday, December 05, 2016

    The largest and most comprehensive collection of newspaper obituaries and death notices. Extensive editorial review of all newspaper sections ensures thorough selection of obituaries for easy access. An easy-to-use interface allows searching by name, date range, or text such as institutional name, social affiliation(s), geographic location(s), philanthropic activities, etc.

  • News Advisory:  Libraries Close for Holidays
    Posted on: Sunday, December 21, 2014

    All libraries in the Metropolitan Library System will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Thursday Dec. 25 in observance of the holidays. Regular service hours resume on Friday, December 26.

    Libraries will also close at 6 P.M. on Wednesday, December 31 and remain closed through Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Regular service hours will resume on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015.

  • images of Inspirational Films
    Posted on: Thursday, August 17, 2017

    Have you seen a film that inspired you afterward? I believe most of us have the experience. These are the films that are inspiring and motivational by providing meaningful messages to the viewers. I personally enjoy inspiring quotes from these films.

  • solar eclipse image
    Posted on: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

    The Great American Eclipse is upon us.  On Monday, August 21st we will witness the first total solar eclipse to sweep across the entire country since 1918.  In anticipation of this historic event, the Metropolitan Library System collaborated with Science Museum Oklahoma to provide a series of programs to explain what causes eclipses, how to view them safely, and teach people how to build a camera obscura that they can use to view the eclipse.  Thanks to a grant from

  • hoopla image - man with ipad looking to download/stream
    Posted on: Monday, August 14, 2017

    Metropolitan Library System is happy to bring you hoopla!

    Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, eAudiobooks, eBooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment. You can enjoy hoopla anytime, anywhere. Absolutely no waiting or placing holds!

  • Posted on: Monday, August 14, 2017

    hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips.

  • Sir Jamie Lannister as a POP character image
    Posted on: Tuesday, August 08, 2017

    Any fan of the epic television saga, Game of Thrones, realizes that music plays an enormous part in the success of the series. The jaw-dropping and fateful opening sequence of last season's penultimate episode was all but carried by Ramin Djawadi's gothic minimalist cue, "Light of the Seven." But his massively successful score is not the only musical aspect of the show.

  • Posted on: Monday, August 07, 2017

    OKLAHOMA CITY –Metropolitan Library System recently hired Cassie Spindle as the new Belle Isle Library manager. She began her role on Monday, July 31.

  • shushing lady red over mouth image
    Posted on: Tuesday, August 01, 2017

    "You work for the library? Must be nice to just read books all day."

    I've heard that so many times and it's just not true! We are too busy working to read. But I love to hit the library on my day off to check out a nice big pile of fun books and movies.

    Then I go home, fire up some popcorn, and party down!

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