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Students, Get the Most Out of Your Library Card!

You know that a library card lets you check out books. You might even know about all the other great materials the library has to offer — DVDs, music CDs, magazines, graphic novels and more. But did you know about the databases? The online test prep guides? Live tutors for homework help? The stre...

Top 10 Things to Do with Your Metro Library Card

by Marlene and Ellory, Central Information Services


1. Check out a book, of course

There are countless books available for checkout in our library collection. With your library card, you can check out books for all ages, reading levels and interests! Visit one of o...

5 Tips for the Beginning Indie Writer

by Victoria, Marketing and Communications


What’s the deal with indie publishing? What is it and why are so many writers skipping the traditional publishing route? Writers who’ve published traditionally for years have made the switch to “indie” (aka independent or self-p...