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  • Johnny Appleseed Day
    Posted on: Friday, September 26, 2014

    September 26th is Johnny Appleseed Day! Apples have never been my favorite fruit; strawberries hold that honor. (Orange you glad I didn't say banana?!) Johnny Appleseed, however, was a childhood favorite, the story of an odd yet lovable seed sower, walking barefoot across the frontier, planting orchards of lush red apples for westward journeying pioneers.

  • Familiar Places, Innovative Spaces  - Stay Current With Your Library Card
    Posted on: Wednesday, September 24, 2014

    Most everyone is familiar with the typical library visit. You go in on a rainy afternoon, take your time browsing the stacks, walking along each shelf, scanning for that perfect title to take you away for a few hours.

  • Posted on: Tuesday, September 23, 2014

    Leaves are changing, weather is getting cooler, and college football is in full swing. That can mean only two things: Fall has officially begun and it’s time for TV to get interesting. Fall TV line-ups feature our favorite returning shows, peppered with new prospects. So, let's celebrate with some amazing TV theme songs that you can download for free with your library card. Just visit our Freegal site and download any of these classic or current TV themes:


  • Posted on: Monday, September 22, 2014

    Fall into your local library to check out these impressive picks for your little learner!

  • Elephant Appreciation Day
    Posted on: Monday, September 22, 2014

    Trumpet your trunk and polish your tusks! Today is Elephant Appreciation Day!

  • Posted on: Friday, September 19, 2014

    Join us for a Public Forum as we introduce our final Executive Director Candidates.

    Date:  Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014
    Time:  6:30 pm
    Location:  Ronald J Norick Downtown Library

  • Stay Current with Your Library Card
    Posted on: Friday, September 19, 2014

    Wouldn’t it be convenient to have 24 hour access to the library, without ever leaving home?

    If you have a library card, you can!  Log on to our brand new website to access the new library catalog, full of extras. You can search for materials and reserve them, or manage your account.

  • Posted on: Thursday, September 18, 2014
    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)

      Finalist Interviews for Executive Director Position

  • Posted on: Thursday, September 18, 2014

  • Roots of African-American Music
    Posted on: Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    African-American music has deep roots, some of them planted right in downtown Oklahoma City. Prior to the 1950s, the area of Oklahoma City known as Deep Deuce was a community of African-American business owners and talent, inspiring musicians and writers like Charlie Christian and Ralph Ellison.

    In October, experience the rich history and complex evolution of African-American music provided by Oklahoma City’s very own talented duo, Adam and Kizzie Ledbetter.



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