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Tim Rogers, executive director of Metro Library System, poses for a photo at the Ron Norwick Downtown Library, Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Metropolitan Library System branches are high-tech community learning hubs

Metropolitan Library System branches are high-tech community learning hubs

“We talk about reading being at the heart of what we do, but learning is really at the heart of what we do,” Rogers said.

City and community leaders break ground to signify the beginning of construction of the MAPS 3 modern streetcar in Bricktown. | Photo Laura Eastes

Transit options ride on MAPS 3 Modern Streetcar project as crews begin installing tracks

“Connection is the key,” Ward 7 Councilman John Pettis Jr. said.

Colleen Wilcox plays with her son Luck, 2, and Elijah during an Early Bird class at Metro Career Academy, Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Early Birds school readiness program guides parents and children toward learning and achievement

“This is why we teach the classes,” Dykstra said. “You, as parents, are the first and most important teachers in your children’s life.”

Former U.S. Rep. Dan Boren and John D. Harper listen as Julie Knutson speaks as The Oklahoma Academy released its Strategic Public Policy Goals for 2017-2020 Jan. 23 at the state Capitol. | Photo Laura Eastes

The Oklahoma Academy releases its Strategic Public Policy Goals for 2017-2020

The organization’s goals focus on fixing the state’s budget issues and building a stronger Oklahoma.

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