Design of newest Oklahoma City library pays tribute to oil industry

The new northwest Oklahoma City library branch is expected to be completed in February and open in March.

BY HUGH SCOTT Published: November 19, 2011
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Eight faux oil derricks dominate the interior decor of the new library under construction at 5200 NW 122.

The bases of the derricks serve as glassed-in meeting rooms and quiet rooms, while the top of the derricks reach through the roof and are skylights.

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