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  • Posted on: Tuesday, January 22, 2013

    Watercolors are among the most popular media for hobbyists who love to paint. The transparent luminosity has delighted viewers and artists since the Paleolithic days of cave painting.

    Local artists Jim and Marilyn Pourtorkan will visit the Edmond Library, 20 S. Boulevard, to share their love of watercolors and introduce the basic skills and techniques of watercolor painting on Saturday, January 26, at 10:00 a.m.

  • Posted on: Tuesday, January 01, 2013
  • Posted on: Wednesday, November 14, 2012

    They are not quite human, but they are relatives of humans. They thrive on the safety and comfort of their homes, but they can be talked into having adventures. They live in burrows under the ground, and they are about to become movie sensations. They are hobbits.

  • Posted on: Friday, October 26, 2012

    The Metropolitan Library System’s annual Our World concert series has brought to central Oklahoma the music of South America, Asia, and the Louisiana bayous, but this year’s performances are something special. Prepare for the music of the Great White North.

    Genticorum, a trio specializing in traditional music with a unique twist, will appear at 10 MLS locations between November 4-9.

  • Posted on: Friday, October 12, 2012

    Kids in central Oklahoma can start packing their bags and preparing to learn in a fun way about the world beyond our national borders.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, October 03, 2012

    Once or twice a year the Metropolitan Library System has to make way for new furnishings by holding what could be called a large garage sale. This is not a book sale, but is instead a sale of surplus furniture and equipment.

    The next MLS retail sale will be conducted on Friday, October 12, 2012, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.. The sale will be held at the Metropolitan Library System Maintenance Center, 1364 N.E. 3rd, Oklahoma City.

  • Posted on: Friday, September 28, 2012

    A child’s school years can provide memories that will last a lifetime. But sometimes those memories are not good ones if the students struggles to read.

    The Metropolitan Library System, Oklahoma Community Foundation and Oklahoma City Metro Literacy Coalition are working together to help central Oklahomans who want to improve their reading skills.

  • Posted on: Thursday, September 27, 2012

    Robots may seem like the stuff of science fiction, but just take a look around. You’re surrounded by them. The TV remote control. The coffee maker. The telephone answering machine.

  • Posted on: Monday, September 24, 2012

    Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the library it’s Teen Read Month again. And for teens, it’s more than safe to go the library. It’s also fun.

  • Posted on: Friday, September 21, 2012

    “Keep your feet on the ground” is excellent advice, but when the weather is cold and the ground is slippery it’s not so easy to do.

    And that’s why the Metropolitan Library System is teaming with Integris 3rd Age Life and Jim Thorpe Rehabilitation to present “No More Slips, Trips or Broken Hips,” an informational program that will show people how to avoid falling.

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