NOTICE:

All Metro Library locations are now in our "Sit & Stay" stage. Customers can come in to sit and read or use their device in our socially distanced seating, use a study room, or use one of our public computers. Please wear a mask. Click here for more information.

ANNOUNCEMENT:

The Southern Oaks Library will be closed for maintenance beginning Tue, 10/5. During this time, curbside hours will be expanded.

Oklahoma Archives

Closeup of card catalog

Oklahoma Images

Historical image of people with a baby elephant

A collection of pictures and essays that illustrate the history of Central Oklahoma. You will find photographs, art works, primary source materials, and essays that tell the story of the people who have called Oklahoma home.

Oklahoma Folklore

Photo of Woody Guthrie

A collection of the stories, songs, letters, interviews, poems, sheet music, brochures, and much more that make up Oklahoma's rich folk tradition. Along with the transcribed documents, you will find a scanned image of the original document.