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What about Me?

This month Miss Margo answers readers' mail. Love is in the air! Whatever your little heart needs this month, you can find it at the library.

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Good Morning, It's Groundhog Day!

Groundhog

The groundhog saw his shadow - better check out Margo's DVD recs for six more weeks of winter.

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Philip Glass at 80: A Personal Retrospective

Glassworks

This month Breck honors legendary American composer Philip Glass. Even if you've never heard him, you've heard him.

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We're Indie You

Indie Oklahoma eBook Collection

Today, we're debuting a new digital collection that features titles from independent publishers and authors as well as local, user-generated content. While the bulk of this collection is eBooks, it also contains images, audio files (audiobooks, musical and dramatic performances, speeches, interviews) and videos. All content in this collection is always available (you don't need to place a hold on an item) and there is no lending limit. Read on to learn more about this great new collection.

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My, My Metrocard

Sneakers

This month Reagan takes a look at subcultures, and perhaps a look at herself as well. 

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A Little History

Telescopes

Whatever your endeavor, it helps to have a little history. History guy Chris has several little histories for you!

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New Comic Gems

Superhero

Want to read some new comics but don't know where to start? Emily has all the gems from the latest releases.

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Strength in Numbers

Diverse reading

Did you know reading can prevent genocide? Librarian Kassy tells how.

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The Danish Lifestyle Trend - It's Gonna Be Hygge!

Hygge comfort

When battling the winter blues, the Danes may just be on to something. Librarian Katherine investigates.

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Time for an Immunity Boost!

Vitamin pack citrus

The holidays may be over, but Cold & Flu Season is still with us - checkout health blogger Ngoc's picks for staying healthy and happy this winter.

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New Year, New Books

Mysterious reader

Fantasy blogger Sarah has resolved to read a million new fantasy series this year! Well, 25 anyway. See her list.

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Happy Birthday, iPhone!

YA Librarian Anna celebrates ten years of the iPhone by taking a look at all the cool stuff you can do with one at the library!

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Read the Globes!

Golden globe trophy

Get ready for the Golden Globes this Sunday with Tracy's guide to the books that made the movies!

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The Life-Changing Magic of the Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

Declutter

Margo's found some magic in a book on tidying up. Be inspired for the new year!

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Happy Z Year!

Wood Block Z

Our literacy guy, Josh, welcomes in the new year. No, really, it's a totally new year - Year Z!

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Goodbye 2016…Hello 2017!

Blissful woman

Library Aide Andrea is excited about a new year, new beginnings...and a new Pilot Precise v5 pen. Check out her list of books to help make your new year a success.

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January: Neat Stuff For U

Cat in Space

Hello, are you ready to welcome 2017! I think we could all use a fresh start, don’t you? And the library is just full of things to help us. Let’s take a stroll along the ol’ bookshelf and see what jumps out.

 

 

 

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The New Guard: A Playlist for 2017

Sometimes you just have to try new things. That's a tall order for a classical music aficionado, but our expert Breck is setting a great example for the rest of us in 2017.

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Metro's Most Popular Titles of 2016

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Who doesn't love a Top 10 list at year's end? Here are the Top 10 print and digital titles you checked out this year, the Top 10 songs you downloaded using Freegal, and the Top 10 magazines you read using Zinio.

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She Was Our Only Hope: Carrie Fisher in Memoriam

Carrie Fisher

Just leave us be, 2016 - you stuck up, half-witted, scruffy-looking Nerf-herder!

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Father Figures: How George Michael and Others Redefined Masculinity

George Michael

2016 just had to take one more jab at pop music on Christmas Day. Librarian Kassy remembers George Michael and puts him in good company with other fallen musical heroes on their way to Valhalla.

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Fairytale Holiday (Not Really)

Santas

December's not all a winter wonderland for Circ Clerk Reagan. She's got some great reads for the last week of the year.

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Free Downloads from Metro Library!

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Got new tech? If so, learn how to use it to enjoy free eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, and music from Metro Library!

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Joyeux Noël

The Christmas Truce

History blogger Chris looks at the fact and legend behind holiday traditions in this month's history post.

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The Best Fantasy Books of 2016

It’s the end of the year so “Best of” lists are running rampant on the internet. I’m normally the type of person to buck the trend, but I think this one is actually useful. I figured this would be a good opportunity to highlight some of the best Fantasy books that have come out within the last year that some people might have missed out on.

Here are a few of the best of the best:

 

 

 

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