Ralph Ellison Library

Library Type
Oklahoma City

The Ralph Ellison Library is in northeast Oklahoma City and is part of the Metropolitan Library System, one of 19 locations. The library opened its current location in 1975 and is named after author Ralph Ellison, who lived in the neighborhood as a boy. This library is located in one of Oklahoma’s historically black neighborhoods. Many of the patrons at this location are African-Americans. There is heavy computer use as many people in the area lack internet service. The library is middle-sized for the system, with a staff of fourteen. Circulation of titles is limited, but there are many visitors to the library every day.

Feb 1, 2019
Children (9 and under)+ | $

A Poem a Day


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