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METROPOLITAN LIBRARY SYSTEM MAKES NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTION TO READ MORE

What if you could accomplish all your goals in the new year simply by reading more? Over 40 percent of Americans said they were likely to make a New Year’s resolution and about 20 percent who do, resolve to read more in the new year, while other popular resolutions include reaching health and learning related goals.

Whether your New Year’s resolution is to improve your health, learn a new skill or read more, the Library is hosting a program that may motivate you to do just that! The Metropolitan Library System will kick off Book Bingo, a winter reading challenge for adults, on Jan...

EDMOND LIBRARY RENOVATIONS TO BEGIN IN DECEMBER

EDMOND, OK– Renovations to the Edmond Library will begin next month, improving the popular library’s energy efficiency with an all new HVAC system, roof, carpet, ceiling and LED lighting. The Metropolitan Library System’s Edmond Library will close on Dec. 9, 2019 and renovations will continue through Mar. 2020.

The temporary Edmond Express Library at Pelican Bay location, where Edmond Library customers can pick-up holds and return items, will open Dec. 16 at 1030 S. Bryant near Hafer Park.

The Edmond Library opened in 1967 and moved to its current location in 1973. In 1996, Edmo...

METROPOLITAN LIBRARY SYSTEM TO BREAK GROUND ON NEW DEL CITY LIBRARY

The Del City Library will soon get a new building and move out of their current facility, housed within the Del City Community Center. The new building will help the Library better meet the needs of a growing Del City community.

The Metropolitan Library System, Jenco Construction and Architecture Incorporated will break ground on the new Del City Library, Monday, Dec. 2, 2019 at 2pm at 4330 SE 15th Street.

The almost 16,000 square foot new Del City Library will be double the size of the current library facility. Some features will include a covered patio area for childre...

New Bethany Library to Open in November

OKLAHOMA CITY– The new state-of-the-art Bethany Library is set to open in November. The 23,000-square-foot library is much more than simply a new building – it offers a new library experience.

The new Bethany Library, on 6700 NW 35, will open on Saturday, Nov. 16, 2019 at 10 a.m., and it is sure to wow library goers. The library features a makerspace with cutting -edge technology, tech-friendly community meeting spaces, a separate children’s programming/event space, outdoor reading porches and one-of-a-kind public art.

Grand opening festivities include music and theatric...

Ignite Your Mind and Your Career with Brainfuse

Brainfuse has a variety of useful resources for every age and learning level including homework help, study tools and practice tests, college or career path counseling, resume and interview assistance and more!

Our new Brainfuse online resource includes three unique services, Help Now, Job Now and Vet Now. Wondering how they can help you? Let’s explore these resources together…

Help Now

Are you ready to ignite your mind with a personalized learning experience including online tutoring with a live tutoring professional, study tools, practice tests and more? Whether you...

Voter Registration Day

September 24 is Voter Registration Day! This is your opportunity to check in and make sure you’re eligible for your voice to be heard at the local, state, and national level. Whether it’s the issues that impact your day-to-day life or the broader, more philosophical affairs that inspire you to visit the polls, this Tuesday is a good time to ensure you are registered and ready to go.

While next November’s 2020 presidential election has garnered plenty of attention already, Oklahoma County has elections for candidates and propositions slated throughout 2019 and 2020. Elections empow...

Crazy 8's Math Club

Edmond Library recently started hosting sessions of the Crazy 8's Math Club, and it's been a huge success! Watch Ryn Lewis, Teen Librarian, at the Edmond Library talk with reporter Shelby Love of Fox 25 about the class.

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Geek Con

Are you a Star Wars fan? Harry Potter fan? Comic book fan? Pokemon fan? LIBRARY fan?

If you answered yes to everything above (and even more not mentioned) join us for the Downtown Library’s 2nd GEEK Con! Escape rooms, crafts, mini-panels, Cosplay fashion show, face painting and more await you at GEEK CON 2019! Costumes are encouraged and who knows, you just might win a prize. It’s an all-ages event, so bring the entire family and Geek out!

Saturday, May 18 10-11a

Star Wars Escape Room!

Geek Con Storytime!

 

10a-2p: 

An...

Lego Builders

Sparking Creativity Brick by Brick

Did you know that kids who play regularly with blocks, like LEGOS, score higher on standardized tests and perform better in math? To celebrate National Architecture April 21 – 27, we want to share with you the benefits of attending LEGO programs at the library.

Library LEGO programs are a great way to get children solving problems, learning new concepts in science, technology, engineering, art and math (STEAM) and building key leadership skills.

In a study of 62 students between the ages of 8 and 14 using LEGO Mindstorms construction...