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News Advisory: MLS Libraries to Close April 5 in Observance of Easter

News Advisory:  MLS Libraries to Close April 5 in Observance of Easter

All Metropolitan Library System locations will be closed Sunday, April 5, in observance of Easter. Libraries will reopen to normal operating hours April 6.

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Patriotic Display Honors 45th Infantry Division

Patriotic Display Honors 45th Infantry Division

The Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library is at attention with a patriotic display complete with items from the 45th Infantry Division Museum. Come see this historical exhibit through April 7.

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Author Stephanie Perkins Brings the Love to Metropolitan Libraries

Author Stephanie Perkins Brings the Love to Metropolitan Libraries

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.

We’re so excited to bring an internationally best-selling author to OKC. She will talk about her life and work, explain the writing and publishing process, answer questions and sign books,” said Emily Williams, Young Adult Outreach Coordinator.  

Writer P.J. O’Rourke Visits OKC

Writer P.J. O’Rourke Visits OKC

He’s a bestselling author, a leading political satirist and a respected journalist who has written for a dozen national magazines and he’s coming to Oklahoma City.

P.J. O’Rourke will entertain with his satirical humor at the Literary Voices™ dinner Tuesday, April 14, 2015, at 7 P.M. The annual event will be held at the Oklahoma City Golf and Country Club. Tickets are available for purchase online at www.metrolibrary.org/literaryvoices or by calling 606-3760.

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See The Stinky Cheese Man at Metropolitan Libraries

See The Stinky Cheese Man at Metropolitan Libraries

Why did the cheese stand alone? Maybe because it was stinky! See a silly puppet show that takes classic stories and turns them into zany, mixed up tales. Spring Fling 2015 showcases Paul Mesner Puppets in their performance of The Stinky Cheese Man.

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Irish Dance Performances Liven Libraries

Irish Dance Performances Liven Libraries

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.

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Swing into Action at the Ralph Ellison Library

Swing into Action at the Ralph Ellison Library

Ralph Ellison Library, 2000 NE 23rd, invites customers to ‘Swing into Action’ with a series of active events in conjunction with the Hometown Teams exhibit. Save the gym fees and get fit during jump rope workouts on March 12, 19 and 26 at 4:30 P.M.  

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