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Living History Presented at Metropolitan Libraries

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.


Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma! Book Club Reads about Dust Bowl Years

Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma! (LTAIO) offers more than your average book club. Teens and adults can meet at the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N. Villa, over the course of five months to read and discuss books about Oklahoma in the Dust Bowl Years. The next meeting is on Saturday, May 31 at 2PM.

This book discussion group has the added bonus of having a humanities scholar in attendance to broaden discussions. This month’s reading choice, “Whose Names are Unknown” by Sanora Babb, is a novel published by the University of Oklahoma Press.


Changes to Metrolibrary.org Will Serve 24/7

This summer, customers can do more on the Metropolitan Library’s website. Enhanced Summer Reading with more options, new features in the online event calendar, and an online option for reserving meeting spaces are coming soon.


Community Choir Lifts Their Voices in the Spirit of Mother’s Day

Spiritful Voices, an Oklahoma City Community Choir, performs a special Mother’s Day concert at the Belle Isle Library, 5501 N. Villa, on Sunday, May 11 at 3PM.

This adult choir, composed of volunteer choristers and instrumental musicians, offers free performances as a public service to enhance and expand the cultural experiences and enjoyment of those in the community. Partnering with libraries was only natural.

Belle Isle library offers this special performance to honor moms, and provide a valuable experience for families to share.

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