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Alicia Clifton, Miss Oklahoma 2012, will visit the Downtown Library, 300 Park Avenue, on Thursday, August 2 at 10:00a.m. to help the Metropolitan Library System inaugurate a new series of early childhood programming events designed for the youngest readers and pre-readers.

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Fourth Annual Children’s Music Festival Coming to Metro Libraries

Couch potatoes, put on your dancing shoes and get ready to boogie!

The Metropolitan Library System’s Fourth Annual Children’s Music Festival pumps up the volume and has kids ready to rock the library to the sounds of Aaron Nigel Smith from “Between the Lions” and Dino O’Dell and the Veloci-rappers.

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Amazing Maisey Visits Edmond Library

Sometimes the hype overwhelms the facts, but that’s not the case with the story of Amazing Maisey, who will be at the Edmond Library on Wednesday, July 18, beginning at 7:00p.m.

Maisey and her friend Steve Webster enjoy bringing pleasure to others when they visit hospitals, hospices, senior centers, schools and libraries. They are part of H.A.L.O., Human Animal Link of Oklahoma. Maisey is Steve’s Golden Retriever and her visits always bring hope and inspiration to those who enjoy her company. You see, Maisey is blind.

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Small Business Programs at 12 Area Libraries

Owning your own business—for many, it isn’t part of the American Dream. It is the entire American Dream.

Join the experts for the Metropolitan Library System’s county-wide series of sessions called “Build Your Own Business.”

“For many people,” said Dana Morrow, Metropolitan Library System’s Director of Outreach

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Metro Library’s Wizard Rock Show Just Keeps on Comin’

There will be no more new Harry Potter books and movies, but the magic continues in the form of Metropolitan Library System’s Annual Wizard Rock Show on Tuesday, July 17 at the Midwest City Library, 8143 E. Reno, starting at 6:00p.m.

“This year’s concert is called ‘ExpecTour Patronum’,” said MLS Young Adult Services Coordinator Emily Williams, “and we’ve got three of the best wizard rockers ever to play. We have Lauren Fairweather, Seen and Unforseen, and favorites from years past, The Whomping Willows.”

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Beethoven once said that "Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.” If that’s true, Wayne McEvilly is a very wise man.

Join master pianist Wayne McEvilly for “A Very Special Valentine's Concert” on Sunday, February 12. The program begins at 2:00 p.m. and doors open at 1:45. McEvilly will be performing in the 46th. Star Auditorium on the 4th floor of the Downtown Library, 300 Park Avenue, Oklahoma City. There is no admission charge and the concert is suitable for all ages. A reception, with coffee, tea, chocolate and more, will follow the performance.

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