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Oklahoma Fancy Dancers Perform At Six MLS Libraries

There is a beauty in color and movement that just cannot be duplicated. That is one way the Oklahoma Fancy Dancers are unique.

The Metropolitan Library System is proud to present the Fancy Dancers at six MLS locations during the month of April.

Oklahoma Fancy Dancers are powwow champions that joined together to create a professional Native American dance troupe. Each member of the Dancers is an enrolled tribal member. Most of them are full-blooded and they represent various tribes.


Couponing 101 Returns To Ralph Ellison Library

Shoppers love a two-for-one coupon, so Ralph Ellison Library’s “Couponing 101” event returns for a second time in March.

Oklahoma’s own Consumer Queen will be on hand to show you how to get the biggest return for your shopping dollar, and maybe even cut your grocery bill in half.

“People need a little boost, some extra advice, on how to save as much as they can,” said librarian Joey Shelton. “That’s why we’re presenting our popular ‘Couponing 101’ program again. It happens on March 29 at noon. If folks have questions they can give us a call at 424-1437.”


History Book Club Meets to Discuss The Battle of Bunker Hill at Edmond Library

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?

Find out when the History Book Club meets at Edmond Library to discuss the book “ Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution by Nathaniel Philbrick. The session will be led by Dr. Michael Springer, University of Central Oklahoma Associate Professor of History on March 25 at 6:30 p.m. Edmond Library is located at 10 S. Boulevard.


"Kite Runner" Author Guest Speaker at 12th Annual Literary Voices™ Event

Acclaimed author Khaled Hosseini will be the guest speaker at the Library Endowment Trust's 12th annual Literary VoicesTM dinner, which is being presented by the Chickasaw Nation.


Warr Acres Library to Close for Two Days

The Warr Acres Library, 5901 NW 63rd, will be temporarily closed for the installation of new book shelving, Tuesday, March 25, and Wednesday, March 26. The library will reopen to customers, Thursday, March 27 at 9:00 a.m.


Downtown Library to Close for New Carpeting

The Downtown Library, 300 Park Avenue, will be closed to the public, March 31 – April 27, 2014 for new carpet installation. All carpeting throughout the 114,130 square foot facility will be replaced. The library will reopen to the public Monday, April 28 at 9:00 a.m. Downtown Library customers are encouraged to use any of the other 18 Metropolitan Library System locations in Oklahoma County.

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