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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.

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Annual fundraiser event honors Ralph Ellison’s many talents

A Night with Ralph Ellison is 6-9 p.m. Feb. 25 at Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive.

The former Capitol Hill Library location closed this summer and moved to a temporary location while a new library is being constructed. | Photo Garett Fisbeck

New Capitol Hill Library site on track

The new library will feature a large meeting room, a children’s activity area, four study rooms and space for modern technology like computers.

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art expands French Film Week into a monthlong event

OKCMOA’s French Film Month screenings are an ideal complement to the Matisse in His Time exhibition.

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City on track to open Southern Oaks Wellness and Learning Campus

Southern Oaks Wellness and Learning Campus will partner with local organizations and universities to improve the quality of life in the community.

Ward 4 Oklahoma City Councilman Pete White proposes turning aspects of the Souther Oaks Park and Community Center, next to Parmalee Elementary School, into a Southern Oaks Learning and Wellness Campus.  Pete White, shown near a baseball backstop situated in the southern section of the property, near Lightning Creek which he thinks can be developed into a more user friendly area, 10-22-15.  (Mark Hancock)

Leaders pitch a wellness campus in south OKC

“I thought it was a great idea,” White said. “Every time we turned around, there was another partnership being formed.”

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