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Arizona, Have Another Look at the World

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Like Mark Lindsay said, you should have another look at the world. Librarian Alexis has a set of romances that do just that.

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Of Grass Dancers and Skinwalkers: Native American Fantasy Lit

November is National Native American Heritage Month and Librarian Sarah has some cool fantasy lit featuring Native characters.

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Hey! Thanks!

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This holiday, early childhood expert Josh hopes you find time to appreciate the good things in life - including reading with your kids!

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Ready for Writing!

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We're celebrating writing in a big way! Join Sarah and Bobby as they embark on a fifty thousand word odyssey during National Novel Writing Month this November!

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Scary cathedral

The truth may be stranger than fiction, but it's definitely scarier! Librarian Chris has some scary nonfiction on tap for you this Halloween.

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Ghostly Mysteries

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Just like your first airplane ride, you never forget your first good scare. Librarian Phyllis remembers well and has a list of the best ghostly mysteries for the season.

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Scarves!

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The Gilmore Girls revival has the Crafty Minx hankering to knit scarves. Check out her recs for the best in winter knits.

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The Hero with Bullet-Proof Skin

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Comics geek and Marvel fangirl Kim shares her life with Luke Cage and picks her fave literary references from the show.

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The Exorcism of Reagan K.

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It's easy to be creeped out when ghouls rule your school. Circ Clerk Reagan has an inspired list of scary books and songs.

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Garden Inspired Bath and Beauty Treats

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Make the most of your fall harvest with beautiful spa products for yourself and others. Garden expert Jessica has your guide.

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Sacred Words: The Saint John's Bible and the Art of Illumination

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See the Sacred Words exhibit at OKCMOA then explore the world of handcrafted books at the library. Librarian Chris has your guide.

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My Life in Horror

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Librarian Kassy spent much of her youth under the covers in terror. It's OK. She loved it. See her list of the scariest.

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Oh the Times, They Are A’Changin’!

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The times sure are a' changin' when the world's most prestigious prize for the written word goes to an American, let alone a rock 'n roller. Our lit blogger Tracy gives props to Bobby Dylan.

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Remembering Michiyo Yasuda (1939-2016)

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Sometimes you have to lie back and let the spirit breathe. Artist and circ clerk Reagan honors the memory of recently departed artist Michiyo Yasuda and has a list of her best.

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Buzzreads Presents: Fall TV Readalikes

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Read the stories behind the stories of this year's Fall TV shows. Librarian Anna has the ins and outs.
 

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Big Library Read: This Is Where It Ends

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Metro Library is participating in a worldwide, digital book club! From October 13-27, we're taking part in OverDrive's Big Library Read and we'll be reading This Is Where It Ends by Marieke Nijkamp. To ensure as many of you as possible can participate, there is no wait list for this eBook so you can check it out right now!

Arvo Pärt: Sacred Music for Sacred Words

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Inspired by a new OKCMOA exhibit, music expert Breck explores the works of a modern Estonian composer who makes new music in old ways.

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Do the Mash

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Amid marathons of horror movies, ghost shows and candy harvesting, don’t forget some saucy scary reading. Sarah’s got your list.

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You Gotta Fight for Your Right

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Your vote is a gift from many Americans who have fought and died for the right. Use it or lose it, people! Librarian Sheldon's got some inspiring reads.

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London Calling

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Sometimes you have to feed your obsession to find out it’s your passion. Librarian Gloria found her passion in the hills of Hampshire.

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*Beep*Bop*Boop* Books about Bots!

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*BeEp*BoP*BoOP*! The robots are coming! Children's librarian Josh has a great selection of books to share with your budding scientist.

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Teen Read 2016

Teen Read Month 2016
Teen Read Month:  October 1-31

Track your reading, challenge your friends, and earn badges! Read 20 hours and be entered to win.

October is Teen Read Month, which means our libraries are highlighting and appreciating you and the books and events you enjoy at the library. This year's theme is Read for the Fun of It! So grab something fun to read and join October’s teen reading program. While you’re at it, challenge your friends to see who can read more! Earn badges! And check out free events at the library!

 

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Tricky Treats!

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Got Halloween plans? Now you do! Cataloging Tech Margo has books and a hot tip about crafting!

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The 2016 Man Booker Short List

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Awarded to the best original novel written in English, the Man Booker Prize has released its shortlist. Librarian Tracy runs ‘em down.

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First Contact

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Librarians are already prepared for First Contact—even got a Dewey number for it. Manager Todd has your guide.

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