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Belle Isle Library Welcomes New Manager

OKLAHOMA CITY –Metropolitan Library System recently hired Cassie Spindle as the new Belle Isle Library manager. She began her role on Monday, July 31.

While Spindle is new to Metro Library, she brings 13 years of extensive library experience, most recently at Pioneer Library System’s Moore Library where she served as the Customer Experience manager. While at PLS, she also served as the Interim Information Services manager and Children’s Services manager. Prior to joining PLS, Spindle served as Literacy Services manager at Tulsa City-County Library System.

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Metro Libraries to Close in Observance of Independence Day

OKLAHOMA CITY – The Metropolitan Library System will be closed Tuesday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day.

Customers can still access digital resources like eBooks, audiobooks, online research sources, Zinio digital magazines and Freegal music downloads anytime at www.metrolibrary.org. Find your next read by searching the catalog and reserving or renew material from any Internet connected computer.

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Metro Library Donates Kindle Fires to Boys and Girls Club

(Oklahoma City, OK - June 28, 2017) - Today at the Boys and Girls Club of Oklahoma County, Rep. Cyndi Munson, D-District 85, read to a group of children to promote the Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS) Compact’s ReadOKC program. This program encourages OKCPS elementary students to read 20 minutes a day this summer.
 
ReadOKC promotes the love of reading and literacy among children in the Oklahoma City Public Schools District. This summer’s “Get in the Game” program encourages daily reading to prevent a loss of skills during the school break.
 

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Attention Zinio Users

Say Hello to RB Digital!

Staring on or around July 10th, Zinio app users will see a message guiding them to download Recorded Books Digital’s (RBD) new RBdigital app. This migration is a part of the company’s plan to merge all their content into one centralized location.  While RBD is anticipating a smooth merge, there’s always the possibility of down times, glitches, etc. During the actual merge, starting June 26th at 8 p.m., users can anticipate a down time of 14 hours (8 pm on 6/26-midnight on 6/28).

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OKLAHOMA CITY (June 1, 2017) – The Metropolitan Library System has appointed Charisse Dye as the new Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Anthony Herron, Jr., as the new Chief Operating Officer (COO), both effective June 5th, 2017. Both the COO and the CFO are new positions for the Library.

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