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Whether you are looking for the newest bestseller or the next book in your favorite series, with more than 1.5 million items in our collection the Metropolitan Library System has something for you. Search through our selection of books, audiobooks, movies, music, and more available for checkout from your local library or download and stream digital content like eAudiobooks, eBooks, magazines, comics, music, or movies from our digital collection.

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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...

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 librar...

Upcoming Book Events

Play Time

August 26, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Del City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting
Event Description:
Play & Story Time! Sharing in playtimes is an excellent way to help children build social skills, promote learning and discover that the library is a destination for fun! Children will have the opportunity to practice skills such as: following di...

Children Reading to Dogs

August 26, 2019
4:30pm - 5:30pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help
Event Description:

Want to be a more confident reader? Build "pawsitive" self-esteem and improve your reading skills while reading aloud to certified therapy dogs at the library.

This is a recurring event and takes place the second and fourth Monday of the month. This event is held at multiple libraries....

Teen Advisory Board

August 26, 2019
5:00pm - 6:00pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Program Room (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Northwest teens! Have your voice heard! Advise the teen librarian on topics of importance to you, help plan teen programming, participate in service projects, and earn service hours. Volunteer application required to participate. Apply here: https://...

Teen Time

August 26, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Northwest Library
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Program Room (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Continuing Education
Event Description:
Bored? Hang out with us at the library. Each Monday, we'll have some type of teen activity. It could be robotics and coding, arts and crafts, music, theatre, writing, or something else entirely! This event is for TEENS ONLY (ages 12-18). This M...

Music Play for Babies (Birth - 12 months)

August 27, 2019
9:15am - 10:00am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Music Play for Babies 0 - 12 months: Discover the power of music at the library!  Come with your child to sing, move, explore, and express to create beautiful music.  Research proves that early integration of music into a child's daily routine impr...

Books & eBooks

Discover books you will love. Explore our staff picks and recommended reading lists or ask us for suggestions.

Books & eBooks Collections

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Always Available eBooks

Our always available eBook collection features over 250,000 titles. These titles span nearly 3 dozen subject areas and include categories like: Arts & Architecture, Biographies & Memoirs, Children's & Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction, Computer Science, Cooking, Fiction, Home & Garden, Law, Philosophy, Reference, Self-Help & Family, and True Crime.  

Always available means NO waitlist or holds! Read eBooks directly in your browser or download to your device for up to 21 days.

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eBooks (Popular Fiction and Nonfiction)

Enjoy eBooks for all ages and from all genres on your computer or mobile device. eBooks from OverDrive can be checked out for 7 or 14 days (you choose!) and when the checkout period expires, they check themselves in so there are never any late fees! Directions on how to enjoy eBooks on your device may be found on this page.

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hoopla digital

hoopla allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

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Kids Audiobooks & eBooks

Search a catalog of age-appropriate fiction and nonfiction eBooks just for kids. eBooks from OverDrive can be checked out for 7 or 14 days (you choose!) and when the checkout period expires, they check themselves in so there are never any late fees! Directions on how to enjoy these eBooks on your device may be found on this page.

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Libros en Español Para Descargar

Overdrive ofrece libros electrónicos y audiolibros para leer o escuchar en tiempo real

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Odilo - Libros en Español Para Descargar

OdiloApp le permite leer libros electrónicos de Odilo en su smartphone o tableta, navegar por el catálogo de la biblioteca, descargar y devolver títulos, así como tomar notas, poner marcadores y mucho más. 

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Speakaboos

Speakaboos - Early Childhood Online Stories

Brought to you by the mind behind many of PBS’s early childhood series and geared toward children ages 2 – 6, Speakaboos is an early literacy product designed to introduce children to the joy of reading through interactive and engaging stories featuring characters they love. Parents and caregivers looking to supplement storytimes and provide healthy screentime will appreciate the multiple options to read.

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Teen Audiobooks & eBooks

Search a catalog of fiction and nonfiction eBooks and audiobooks just for Teens. Audiobooks and eBooks from OverDrive can be checked out for 7 or 14 days (you choose!) and when the checkout period expires, they check themselves in so there are never any late fees! Directions on how to enjoy these audiobooks and eBooks on your device may be found on this page.

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Government Printing Office eBooks

To help meet the needs of the Federal Depository Library (FDL) community, the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) has made eBooks available in the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications (CGP). Users can download these eBooks free of charge, for use on various ereading devices. GPO’s goal is to expand and provide greater access to U.S. Federal Government content.

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Internet Archive Text Archives

Archive.org is an online resource that offers permanent access to millions of free full-text scanned books. 

Metro Library is not responsible for the content of this site.

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Open Culture

Open Culture has high-quality cultural and educational media for the worldwide lifelong learning community. 1000s of audiobooks, online courses, certificates/MOOCs, movies, language lessons, eBooks and other enriching content available for free to you anytime!

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Project Gutenberg eBooks

Search a catalog of tens of thousands of public domain eBooks that never expire and don't count against your OverDrive checkout limit of 10 titles. No restrictions, no waiting, and yours to keep as long as you want!

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Magazine Collections

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Digital Magazines from RBdigital

RBdigital is a collection of hundreds of current and back issues of your favorite magazines that can be read on your computer or mobile device. Enjoy magazines like Car and Driver, Cosmopolitan, The Economist, Food Network Magazine, Kiplinger's, National Geographic, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Smithsonian, Vanity Fair, US Weekly, Wired and more and keep them as long as you want. Directions on how to enjoy magazines from RBdigital on your device may be found on this page.

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Physical Magazines

The Metropolitan Library System subscribes to more than 350 magazine titles available for checkout from your local library. Not all titles are available at every location.

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Revistas en Español Para Descargar

Rbdigital ofrece acceso a más de 200 revistas que puede leer, y hasta descargar, en su computadora, teléfono o tableta. 

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Comics & Graphic Novels Collections

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Comics & Graphic Novels

Just for comics and graphic novel fans! Browse our collection of digital comics and graphic books from Overdrive.

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Comics & Graphic Novels

We add new comics and graphic novels to the shelves at our libraries all the time. Check out this list of titles available to borrow.

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hoopla digital

hoopla allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

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Kids Comics & Graphic Novels

Just for comics and graphic novel fans! Browse our collection of digital comics and graphic books for Kids from Overdrive.

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Teen Comics & Graphic Novels

Just for comics and graphic novel fans! Browse our collection of digital comics and graphic books for teens and young adults from Overdrive.

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Listen

If you prefer to consume your content with your ears, we’ve got a robust collection of audiobooks and downloadable and streaming audio services. Check out the resources below and take one (or many) of them with you on your next road trip.

Audiobooks & eAudiobooks Collections

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Audiobooks

Enjoy audiobooks for all ages and from all genres on your computer or mobile device. Audiobooks from OverDrive can be checked out for 7 or 14 days (you choose!) and when the checkout period expires, they check themselves in so there are never any late fees! Directions on how to enjoy audiobooks on your device may be found on this page.

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Audiobooks on CD

If you prefer listening to your books on CD, then we have thousands of titles for your listening pleasure. 

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Audiobooks on Playaway

If you'd rather listen to your titles with the speed of plug-n-play, then you'll love our Playaway audio media players. Just plug in your headphones or ear buds, press play, and you're ready to roll.

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hoopla digital

hoopla allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

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Kids Audiobooks & eBooks

Search a catalog of age-appropriate fiction and nonfiction eBooks just for kids. eBooks from OverDrive can be checked out for 7 or 14 days (you choose!) and when the checkout period expires, they check themselves in so there are never any late fees! Directions on how to enjoy these eBooks on your device may be found on this page.

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Libros en Español Para Descargar

Overdrive ofrece libros electrónicos y audiolibros para leer o escuchar en tiempo real

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Teen Audiobooks & eBooks

Search a catalog of fiction and nonfiction eBooks and audiobooks just for Teens. Audiobooks and eBooks from OverDrive can be checked out for 7 or 14 days (you choose!) and when the checkout period expires, they check themselves in so there are never any late fees! Directions on how to enjoy these audiobooks and eBooks on your device may be found on this page.

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Internet Archive Text Archives

Archive.org is an online resource that offers permanent access to millions of free full-text scanned books. 

Metro Library is not responsible for the content of this site.

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LibriVox Audiobooks

LibriVox is an online resource that provides free access to thousands of audiobooks in the public domain. The audiobooks are created by a team of volunteers and they can be streamed or downloaded or transferred to a CD or an MP3 player. Metro Library is not responsible for the content of this site.

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Open Culture

Open Culture has high-quality cultural and educational media for the worldwide lifelong learning community. 1000s of audiobooks, online courses, certificates/MOOCs, movies, language lessons, eBooks and other enriching content available for free to you anytime!

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Music

We offer a variety of CDs for checkout from each of our libraries or if you’d rather, you can use one of our free music services to stream current hits, old favorites, or the best music from local artists on your computer or mobile device.

Music Collections

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hoopla digital

hoopla allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

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Music CDs

For those who prefer to listen to music on CD, we have albums from all genres and decades. You're sure to fine something to love.

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Podcasts

If you’re into local and Oklahoma history, checkout these two locally produced podcasts. 

Podcast Collections

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Metro Library Podcast

Offering Oklahoma-themed podcasts celebrating Oklahoma arts, culture and history as well as the lives of influential Oklahomans today, the Metro Library Podcast is produced by the Special Collections of the Metropolitan Library System.

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We Will Always Remember Podcast

The Oklahoma City Bombing. Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. April 19, 1995. Authoritative. Unforgettable! Hear gripping, intimate details from first responders, law enforcement, state and federal officials, family, friends and survivors of the deadliest bombing in the United States by a US citizen.

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Watch

We offer a host of feature films, documentaries, and other DVDs for checkout from each of our libraries or if you’d rather, you can discover the joy of streaming free movies and TV shows to your computer, mobile device, smart TV or through a Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV/Stick with your Library card.

Movie Collections

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hoopla allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

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Kanopy

Offering thoughtful entertainment of over 30,000 films including selections from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, A24, Oscar winners and nominees, New York Times Critics' Picks, classic cinema, documentaries, world cinema, and PBS. Stream from the web, iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast, FireTV, or Roku.

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Movies & Feature Films on DVD

With new titles added all the time, our DVD collection of Movies and Feature films is sure to have something for you.

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TV Series Collections

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hoopla allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

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Kanopy

Offering thoughtful entertainment of over 30,000 films including selections from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, A24, Oscar winners and nominees, New York Times Critics' Picks, classic cinema, documentaries, world cinema, and PBS. Stream from the web, iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast, FireTV, or Roku.

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TV Series on DVD

With TV Series on DVD, you can enjoy bingeworthy shows without worrying about buffering.

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Documentary Collections

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Documentaries on DVD

If documentaries are more your style, our nonfiction DVD collection boasts titles on nearly every interest. Check one out today.

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Kanopy

Offering thoughtful entertainment of over 30,000 films including selections from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, A24, Oscar winners and nominees, New York Times Critics' Picks, classic cinema, documentaries, world cinema, and PBS. Stream from the web, iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast, FireTV, or Roku.

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