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  • Posted on: Tuesday, September 30, 2014

    Teens are busy these days, slogging through their daily schedules, their homework regimes often including pages of textbooks and classics. When can they find the time to read for pleasure?

  • Need Help Getting Ready for College?
    Posted on: Monday, September 15, 2014

    Begin here!

    The Edmond Library is hosting a two-part series to help you prepare for college.  Registration is required for both of these events.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, May 28, 2014

    Hear stories of pace setting women in different eras throughout history. Biographies of Wild West trailblazers, The Harvey Girls, WWII assembly line champion-Rosie the Riveter, mail order bride Mary Elizabeth Walker, and Oklahoma society lady Stella Louise Wilson-Johnson will be reenacted by gifted and prolific storyteller Barbara Byrd.

  • Posted on: Thursday, April 03, 2014

    Mark Twain said that "A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read."

  • Posted on: Thursday, March 20, 2014

    Most people have heard of Bunker Hill and the role the battle there played in the American Revolution. They’ve heard the expression, “Don’t shoot until you see the whites of their eyes.” But what was Bunker Hill really all about?

  • Posted on: Thursday, January 23, 2014

    In celebration of Black History Month, this February the Metropolitan Library System is once again partnering with Rhythmically Speaking to present a new play by Oklahoma City playwright DWe Williams, “Nothing But Mercy: A Private Room Please!”

    It’s the story of two strong women who never met but together pioneered a compassionate new way of life by undermining a cruel old one.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, January 22, 2014

    When asked about the truth of the legends of King Arthur, Winston Churchill replied, “It is all true, or it ought to be.”

    Find out how many of the myths are true when the History Book Club meets at Edmond Library to discuss the book “Worlds of Arthur: Facts and Fictions of the Dark Ages” by Guy Halsall. The sessions will be led by Dr. Michael Springer, UCO Associate Professor of History on January 28 at 6:30 p.m. Edmond Library is located at 10 S. Boulevard.

  • Posted on: Monday, November 25, 2013

    You don’t have to buy holiday decorations and gifts. You really don’t.

    That’s the message you’ll hear when attending “Handmade Holidays,” a three-part workshop at the Edmond Library, 10 S. Boulevard, 341-9282.

  • Posted on: Monday, November 11, 2013

    Edmond Library’s History Book Club meets on Tuesday, November 19, to discuss Jon S. Blackman’s book “Oklahoma’s Indian New Deal.” The session moderator will be Dr. Kenny Brown, University of Central Oklahoma Professor of History.

  • Posted on: Friday, October 25, 2013

    Looking for something imaginative and artistic you can do with your children? Edmond Library has just what you need.

    Popular local artist and painting instructor Jim Pourtorkan will visit the Edmond Library, 10 S. Boulevard, to share his love of watercolors and introduce the basic skills and techniques of watercolor painting to children ages 8-12 and their parents on Saturday, November 16 at 10:00 a.m.

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