Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library

The Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library is a library affiliated with the Metropolitan Library System in downtown Oklahoma City, in the U.S. state of Oklahoma. The four-story, 114,130 square-foot library, opened on August 17, 2004.[1]

Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library
Oklahoma City, OK USA - Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library - panoramio.jpg
The building's exterior in 2013
CountryUnited States
LocationOklahoma City
Coordinates35°28′7″N 97°31′7″W / 35.46861°N 97.51861°W / 35.46861; -97.51861Coordinates: 35°28′7″N 97°31′7″W / 35.46861°N 97.51861°W / 35.46861; -97.51861
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AffiliationMetropolitan Library System

The building is named after former mayor Ron Norick, and cost approximately $21.5 million to construct.[2] The nine-year effort to stop rainwater from leaking into the building was completed in 2009.[3]


  1. ^ "Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library". Metropolitan Library System. Retrieved August 24, 2019.
  2. ^ "Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library". City of Oklahoma City. Retrieved August 24, 2019.
  3. ^ "Closing the book on Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library fixes". 2009-06-27. Retrieved 2019-08-24.

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