To sign in to your library account or to your OverDrive account, you will need to enter all 8 digits of your library card number (if your card number has less than 8 digits, add enough zeros to the front of your number until it is 8 digits long) or if your card number starts with ecard, enter that word along with the 7 trailing digits and your full last name. If your last name is hyphenated or has ... read more
The directions on this page are for renewing physical titles. Directions on renewing eBooks or downloadable audiobooks from OverDrive can be found on this page. If there are no holds on an item, it can be renewed up to 8 times at 3 weeks each time. When you recheck an item, it is due back 3 weeks from the end of the current lending period and not 3 weeks from day you renew the title unless you re ... read more
Visit metrolibrary.org/ill and if you haven't created an account, click the First Time Users link. Complete the New User Registration form, using your library card number as your username and your last name as your password. Note: ILL notifications will only be delivered via email or postal mail. After you complete registration and sign in, in the New Request menu at the left, select the type of ... read more
If you are enrolled in Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS), your library card number is the same as your student ID. If you aren't enrolled in OKCPS and you don't know your card number, please contact us and we'll be happy to assist you. If you have lost your card, please contact us as soon as possible so we can put a block on your card to prevent anyone else from using it.
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Please contact the library where you returned this item and they can start the search for it.
Anyone who lives, attends school, works at a school, or pays property taxes in Oklahoma City or Oklahoma County can receive a Metropolitan Library System card for free. If you meet one of these qualifications, you can apply for a card online (and begin using it immediately) or you can apply for a card at any Metro Library location. If you apply for a card online, you will not be issued a physical ... read more
OVERDUE FINES $0.10 per day with a maximum of $3.00 per item iPads (MediaSurfer) - $5.00 per hour to a maximum of $60 Interlibrary loan items are $.50 per day up to the replacement cost of the item LOST/DAMAGED ITEMS Once an item is 60 days overdue, the item is considered lost. The borrower who damages, loses, or does not return an item must pay the replacement cost as determined by the library ... read more
Physical Titles All physical titles (books, CDs, DVDs, Playaways, topographical maps [only available at the Downtown Library] etc.) are checked out for 3 weeks. Renewals If there are no holds on a physical title, it may be renewed up to 8 times. Titles borrowed via interlibrary loan (ILL) cannot be renewed. When you renew an item, it is due back 3 weeks from the end of the original loan period an ... read more
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If we don't own a title in a physical format (e.g. book, DVD, CD etc.), you can suggest we purchase it using this form which is found at the top of the Ask a Librarian page, in the Reader's Services section on the Learn & Explore page, and at the bottom of every metrolibrary.org page in the Learn & Explore section. If we don't own a title in a digital format (i.e. eBook or eAudiobook), you can sea ... read more
You can browse our eBooks (EPUB, Kindle, and OverDrive Read) and our downloadable audiobooks from OverDrive by category. To do so, visit emedia.metrolibrary.org. Once on that page, you can click on Subjects at the top of the page (on a mobile device, click the menu icon next to the 3 books icon OR to browse the categories of a specific format (like Kindle): Click the magnifying glass icon at the ... read more
Freegal (rhymes with legal) allows you to download 5 songs for free every week and keep them forever. These songs are in the MP3 format and are DRM-free. You can also download music videos from Freegal but each video counts as 2 downloads. Here's how to use Freegal: Visit freegal.metrolibrary.org. Select Login and enter the full 8 digits of your library card number and your full last name as your ... read more
Visit metrolibrary.org and click My Account at the top. In the window that pops up, enter all 8 digits of your library card number (if your card number has less than 8 digits, add enough zeros to the front of your number until it is 8 digits long) or if your card number starts with ecard, enter that word along with the 7 trailing digits and your full last name (or sign in with your EZ Username an ... read more
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To protect the privacy of our members, Metropolitan Library does not maintain a history of checked out items. However, you can opt to keep a record of your checkout history of physical (i.e. not digital) titles: Visit metrolibrary.org and click My Account at the top. In the window that pops up, enter all 8 digits of your library card number (if your card number has less than 8 digits, add enough ... read more
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To Place a Single Hold using a desktop, laptop or tablet: Visit catalog.metrolibrary.org to begin your search. After performing your search, click the Place Hold button next to the item you want to put on hold: If you aren't signed in, you will be prompted to do so. After you sign in (or if you are already signed in) you will be prompted to select your pickup location. To Place Multiple Holds: ... read more
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Yes, we can help with an obituary search. Please visit or contact one of our libraries or email our Ask a Librarian service and provide as much information as possible about the deceased in order to aid our search.
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You can visit (and bookmark) http://j.mp/mlsdvdslist or you can follow the directions below: Visit metrolibrary.org and in the search menus at the top right, select All Materials in the drop down menu, type video recordings in the search box, and click the magnifying glass icon or press Enter. On the search results page, in the Format search filter on the left, click Visual Materials: You ca ... read more
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NOTE: The EZ Username and EZ Password is used for signing in to your library account and not for signing in to Freegal, OverDrive, Zinio, or the databases. If you don't want to sign in to your library account each time with your library card number and last name, you can instead create an EZ Username and EZ Password. To do so: Visit metrolibrary.org and click My Account at the top. Enter all 8 ... read more
When the $70 fee to renew an annual fee card is added to an account, it exceeds the $25 limit in fines/fees and prevents use of the card until the fee is paid. To renew your annual card: Visit metrolibrary.org and click My Account at the top. In the window that pops up, enter all 8 digits of your library card number (if your card number has less than 8 digits, add enough zeros to the front of you ... read more
First, please contact us as soon as possible so we can put a block on your account to prevent someone else from using your card. To replace your card, please visit any Metro Library location and bring two forms of identification, with one of the forms identifying your address, and $1 for a replacement card. Parents or guardians must provide address verification for minors (16 and under). Examples ... read more
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Yes, materials checked out at one Metro Library location can be returned to any Metro Library location.