Home > Northwest Library

  • Lisa Scottoline Event at NW Library
    Posted on: Monday, April 03, 2017

    Literary Voices, in partnership with Oklahoma Humanities, presents:  Can Justice Be Served?  A conversation with lawyer and mystery author, Lisa Scottoline.  Lisa will be interviewed by Dr. Scott LaMascus, a professor with Oklahoma Christian University. They will discuss how justice is portrayed in literature, particularly the mystery/thriller genre and how, as a lawyer, Scottoline informs readers about law and presents ethical challenges in her writing.

  • Northwest Library image
    Posted on: Wednesday, March 23, 2016

    The Northwest Library, part of the Metropolitan Library System, was built with sustainability in mind while not shortchanging aesthetics. Opening in 2012, this Oklahoma-prairie-themed library was selected for the Mayor’s Award in OKC Beautiful’s Distinguished Service Awards. Regional Director, Rachel Kopchick, and Executive Director of the Metropolitan Library System, Tim Rogers, will attend the award luncheon March 23 to accept this honor.

  • National Depression Awareness Month Program Poster
    Posted on: Tuesday, October 06, 2015

    The effects of major depression are far reaching, but most of those who are afflicted suffer in secret and silence. According Healthline.com, one in 10 Americans has symptoms of clinical depression, but over 80 percent of those are not receiving treatment.  Oklahoma is listed as one of the seven states with the highest rates of depression. The Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance reports that depression is one of the top three workplace issues.

  • Documentary Captures Civil Rights Movement in OKC
    Posted on: Thursday, April 02, 2015

    During the Civil Rights Movement, national attention was focused on unrest in the Deep South and tragedies like Alabama’s Bloody Sunday. Meanwhile, Clara Luper led a group of young people in quiet protest in OKC, organizing sit-ins at lunch counters and marches all over the state from 1958-1964.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, April 01, 2015

    Life can be a stressful balancing act. Get the strength and skills for better balance and stress reduction with Tai Chi at your local library.

    Tai Chi, a centuries-old Chinese martial art, combines graceful, focused movements with deep breathing to provide low impact, stress taming exercise for people in all levels of fitness.

    Bethany Library, 3510 N. Mueller, offers a series of sessions Thursdays at 6 p.m. beginning April 2 through May 7.

  • Author Stephanie Perkins Brings the Love to Metropolitan Libraries
    Posted on: Monday, March 16, 2015

    Ooh la la! The cities are foreign, the angst is for real, teen romance is in the air and it’s all penned by young adult best-selling author, Stephanie Perkins.

    Perkins, the creator of characters Anna, Lola and Isla, travels to OKC to meet teens at three Metro libraries March 25 & 26.

  • Irish Dance Performances Liven Libraries
    Posted on: Wednesday, March 11, 2015

    Enjoy the wearing o’ the green with some fast feet and high steppin’ heels at three special Irish dance performances in Metro libraries. The dance performances coincide with St. Patrick’s Day and offer a fun way to get a peek at Irish culture.

  • Let's Talk About Baseball, Oklahoma!
    Posted on: Tuesday, January 13, 2015

    The newest series of Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma is all about baseball.  Join the chatter at the Northwest Library, 5600 NW 122nd, every second Tuesday from January through May at 6 P.M.

  • Posted on: Thursday, October 23, 2014

    Life can be a stressful balancing act. Get the strength and skills for better balance and stress reduction with Tai Chi at your local library.

    Tai Chi, a Chinese martial art, combines graceful, focused movements with deep breathing to provide low impact, stress taming exercise for people in all levels of fitness.

  • Tuvan Throat Singers Return to Tour Metropolitan Libraries
    Posted on: Thursday, October 16, 2014

    Music translates no matter what language it’s in, and a concert by Huun Huur Tu is no exception to that. These Tuvan throat singers have traveled all over the world bringing the music of their small Russian republic to audiences everywhere.

Pages

Site Feedback