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Metro Library entered the "Grab & Go" stage of reopening on August 31, 2020.

GRAB & GO HOURS OF OPERATION 

  • Monday-Thursday: 9-8pm 
  • Friday:  9-6pm  
  • Saturday: 9-4pm 
  • Sunday: 1-5pm 

*The hours for Harrah, Jones, Luther, Nicoma Park, and Wright vary from the hours listed above. 

**Phone and digital support is available: M-Th: 9-9pm; Fr: 9-6pm; Sat: 9-5pm; Sun: 1-6pm

GRAB & GO CURBSIDE HOURS

  • Monday-Thursday: 1-7pm
  • Friday: 1-6pm
  • Saturday: 1-4pm
  • Sunday: 1-5pm 

Curbside delivery for Harrah, Jones, Luther, Nicoma Park, and Wright will operate within their regular hours of operation. 

GRAB & GO IN-LIBRARY SERVICES 

Self-Service Copying, Faxing, Printing, and Scanning 

  • Make copies, send faxes, print documents, or scan documents in the library. 
  • Faxing and scanning are free.
  • Costs to make copies or print: black and white-$0.10/page, color-$0.50/page.
  • Make free copies of the following forms of ID needed to vote by absentee ballot
    • A valid photo identification issued to you by the United States, by the State of Oklahoma, or by a federally recognized Native American nation or tribe, or 
    • A valid photo identification issued to you by a branch of the United States armed forces because you are a member or a retired member of that service branch, or 
    • The free Voter Identification Card mailed to you by your County Election Board when you registered to vote. (Please contact your County Election Board to have a new copy of your Voter Identification Card mailed to you.) 

Browsing, Checkout, Holds, and Materials 

  • You can browse the shelves and retrieve your holds from the hold shelf.
  • Use a self-check machine or have staff help you check out. 
  • Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service has resumed. 
  • Our Suggest a Title feature has resumed.

Limited Public Computers Use 

  • Computer sessions are 30 minutes each with a max of two sessions/day. 
  • Computer sessions are reserved in-person only at every library. 
  • Computers are spaced to support social distancing.   
  • Children’s computers are not available.  

GRAB & GO SAFETY MEASURES 

  • Masks covering the nose and mouth are required for all customers and staff inside any Metropolitan Library location.
  • In addition to wearing masks, staff will wear gloves while handling materials and money. 
  • All materials must continue to be returned to the library using the outside book returns. 
  • All returned materials will be held in quarantine for at least 96 hours before they are checked in and customers will be credited for the date on which they returned the materials.
  • Frequently touched areas should be cleaned at least 3 times/day. These areas include (but are not limited to) public computers, self-check machines, desks and tables, and copy/scan/fax machines. 
  • Computers are spaced to support social distancing. 
  • To encourage customers to "Grab & Go," tables and chairs will not be available for customers to use.   

 ONLINE PROGRAMMING 

  • Visit our Student Center to locate homework help resources, a list of upcoming programs, fun scavenger hunts, arts/crafts tutorials, and more.  
  • Missed our Neighborhood Arts performances? View past performances on our Facebook  and Instagram pages. Neighborhood Arts showcases a variety of musical styles and performance arts round out the cultural offerings. The performances are sponsored by the Arts Council of OKC, National Endowment of the Arts and the Oklahoma Arts Council, and aim to provide access to music, dance and visual arts education” to the community. These videos will be available until December 31, 2020. 
  • Looking for fun activities for your family? View our Create at Home video library and use materials easily found at home to create masterpieces. Our staff highlight an easy family craft and provide supplemental reading to continue the learning after the craft is complete. 
  • Our library mascot is lonely and misses seeing children in our libraries. We invite children of all ages to write Spoticus and become his pen pal. 
  • Don't know what to read next? Let our reading experts create a personalized reading list just for you. 
  • Watch our events calendar for updates about upcoming programming. 

ACCESS THE LIBRARY FROM HOME 

  • Digital Titles Available 24/7 - Your library has plenty of digital titles available 24/7 for all ages, including eBooks, eAudiobooks, databases, streaming music, movies, TV shows, and more. 
  • Book a Librarian - Do you need help navigating an online application? Learning how to video conference? Researching your ancestry? Complete a short survey and a librarian will contact you by email, phone, or video chat. 
  • Research, Services, and Online Learning - Get access to library services, collections, research and online learning sources wherever you are! Get help from Ask a Librarian, explore online training through Lynda.com, learn a new language, research your family history, and more. 

ADDITIONAL UPDATES 

  • All children's materials are fine free
  • Access free Wi-Fi from our library parking lots at any time. 
  • In-person library programs are suspended until further notice, but many programs are available online
  • Library outreach has been suspended until further notice.    
  • Public meeting room usage has been suspended until further notice.   
  • In-person volunteer opportunities, including volunteering for the Friends of the Library, have been suspended until further notice.   
  • In-library reading and studying are not available during the Grab & Go stage.   
  • Book donations at our libraries and at our sort site have been suspended until further notice. If you would like to be notified when we resume accepting donations, please visit this page.