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  • Red and blue wall
    Posted on: Wednesday, March 30, 2016

    How can the lyrics from a song change your life? Circ clerk Reagan received inspiration from a Bikini Kill song and set out on a journey of self-discovery. Found out how books can lead to self-discovery and lifelong happiness through her thought-provoking suggestions.

  • Green smoothie
    Posted on: Tuesday, March 29, 2016

    Feeling tired and run-down? You may be due for a diet checkup, What better time than the season of renewal to bring awareness to our eating habits and eating lifestyle. Librarian Ngoc has found some library books with healthy approaches to make tasty treats.

  • Woman thinking
    Posted on: Friday, February 26, 2016

    Have your New Year's resolutions already hit the dustbin? Feel like you already need a reboot on 2016? Circulation Clerk Brittany knows the feeling and she's got some library materials to cheer you up, make you feel better about your crazy life and help you have fun while getting started on some of the things you might want to achieve this year.

  • excercising
    Posted on: Monday, February 22, 2016

    If you've had trouble sifting through all the free health advice available on the Internet, Librarian Ngoc has your guide to the best digital health information availble from Metrolibraries. From informative databases and reference books to downloadable magazines we'll help keep you healthy, happy and fit!

  • Posted on: Tuesday, August 25, 2015

    Learn how to navigate Marketplace Healthcare Enrollment with tips from a professional application counselor at the Del City Library, 4509 SE 15th, Monday, Aug. 31, at 6 p.m.

  • Autism Awareness Month 2015
    Posted on: Monday, April 06, 2015

    Autism spectrum disorders (ASD) is a group of developmental disorders. The characteristics include communication difficulties, social impairment, and repetitive behavior though the range is wide. It can span from nonverbal to high functioning. No two people with autism are the same. If you have met one person with autism, you have met one person with autism.

  • Find Out about Family First Aid with Natural Oils
    Posted on: Thursday, April 02, 2015

    Making allergy bombs, or diffusing lavender for stress relief? Use peppermint oil for stomach aches? Essential oil use has spiked in popularity as many people have made the choice to use natural, plant based products in place of chemical laden pharmaceuticals and medications. Inquiries about how to use essential oils and increasing book requests about alternative medicine have created an opportunity for classes at OKC libraries.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, April 01, 2015

    Life can be a stressful balancing act. Get the strength and skills for better balance and stress reduction with Tai Chi at your local library.

    Tai Chi, a centuries-old Chinese martial art, combines graceful, focused movements with deep breathing to provide low impact, stress taming exercise for people in all levels of fitness.

    Bethany Library, 3510 N. Mueller, offers a series of sessions Thursdays at 6 p.m. beginning April 2 through May 7.

  • Swing into Action at the Ralph Ellison Library
    Posted on: Tuesday, March 10, 2015

    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.  

  • New Year's Resolutions: A Healthier You
    Posted on: Monday, January 12, 2015

    It’s inevitable that after finishing off the last chocolate-covered marshmallow Santa, followed by a refreshing chaser of Dr. Pepper, the average holiday reveler will glimpse him or herself in the bathroom mirror.  The reflection doesn’t lie and those sweatpants only accentuate the truth. It’s time to make some New Year’s resolutions. Luckily your local library can help.

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