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Young People’s Talent Show Coming to Ralph Ellison Library

What do TV talent shows have that Ralph Ellison doesn’t have? Other than condescending judges, nothing. What does the talent show at the library have that TV doesn’t? The excitement of seeing new talent perform live.

The Ralph Ellison Library and Michael C. Washington present “A Young People Entrepreneurs’ Talent Show” at the library, 2000 N.E. 23rd Street, on Saturday, November 24 starting at 11 a.m.


The Hobbits Are Coming to Metro Libraries

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.


J.R.R. Tolkien’s Father Christmas Letters Explored at Southern Oaks Library

Go beyond the familiar tales of Middle-Earth, “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Hobbit,” when the Southern Oaks Library re-discovers Tolkien’s enchanting Father Christmas Letters on Wednesday, December 19 at 2:00 p.m. A discussion of the letters and their meaning will be led by Janet Croft from the University of Oklahoma. The library is located at 6900 S Walker. Call 631-4468 for program details.


Enjoy a Cowboy Christmas With Jim Garling At Belle Isle Library

A holiday spent on the open plains of the Old West could have been mighty lonesome, but Belle Isle Library, 5501 N. Villa, 843-9601, has found a way to liven up the Wild West spirit of the season.

Cowboy Jim Garling brings the special sound of “A Cowboy Christmas” to Belle Isle on Sunday, December 2 for a 2:30 p.m. concert. The event is free and suitable for all ages.


Metro Library To Sell Five Vehicles By Sealed Bid

The Metropolitan Library System is offering for sale by sealed bid five vehicles. The lots include:

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