Oklahoma City-area libraries focus on international cultures
The Metropolitan Library System is hosting events focusing on international cultures this summer to pair with its summer reading program, One World, Many Stories. The Choctaw Library recently held
BY CARRIE COPPERNOLL •
Published: June 8, 2011
/articleid/3575167/1/pictures/1437875"> Rebecca Conrad, 8, and her mother, Nancy Conrad, touch a blue-tongued skink, a reptile from Australia, during the Awesome Australia program Monday night at the Choctaw Library.
Wednesday at the Midwest City Library, 8143 E Reno Ave. The event includes stories and live animals. Call 732-4828.
•The One World, Many Stories cultural fair will be from 10:30 a.m. to noon Wednesday and June 22 at Southern Oaks Library, 2914 SW 59. The free fair for all ages includes displays, food, crafts and activities. Call 631-4468.
•Around the World: Africa will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday, June 16, at Warr Acres Library, 5901 NW 63. The event is for ages 12 to 17 and will feature African drumming and cuisine. Call ahead at 721-2616.
•Around the World With Stories and Parachute Play for ages 6 to 10 will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 28, at the Edmond Library, 10 S Boulevard. Children will learn about countries around the world. Call 341-9282.