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  • Posted on: Thursday, June 08, 2017

    Designed to meet student’s science research needs, Science Reference Center contains hundreds of science magazine and journal articles, encyclopedias, and reference books. Students can also discover science projects, multimedia items on various science topics.

  • Teen Tech Month 2017
    Posted on: Friday, March 03, 2017

    Teen Tech Month is happening this March to help our libraries showcase the great resources and services we have to help teens succeed, demonstrating how libraries are important in extending learning beyond the classroom.

  • Fan Fiction & Fan Art Contest artwork
    Posted on: Wednesday, November 30, 2016

    January 15, 2018, is the first day to submit entries to the Southern Oaks Library Fan Fiction and Fan Art contest. Fan Art may be any medium and contain original characters, but must contain copyrighted characters as the main theme. Similar rules apply to Fan Fiction. The last day to submit your work is Sunday, March 18th, 2018 at 6:00pm. The announcement party will be held at the Southern Oaks Library on March 24th, 2018 from 1:30-3:30pm. The announcement party is open to all ages but children younger than 12 must be accompanied by an adult. You must be present to win. Prizes will include $50 Gift Cards, gift certificates, DVDs, plushies and more!

  • Posted on: Thursday, November 03, 2016
  • Posted on: Friday, June 24, 2016

    This general reference database for grades 6-12 provides full-text coverage of many topics via magazines, newspapers, reference books, eBooks, biographies, radio and tv news transcripts, primary source documents, maps, images, and more. For educators, it also includes lesson plans, professional development materials, and a Curriculum Standards Module.

  • Posted on: Friday, June 24, 2016

    Elementary students can easily search for information about animals, arts and music, biographies, math, science, and more using resources like Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, the American Heritage Children's Dictionary, popular full-text elementary school magazines, eBooks, thousands of images, and videos. For educators, it also includes lesson plans, professional development materials, and a Curriculum Standards Module.

  • Teen Writing Contest Logo
    Posted on: Wednesday, March 16, 2016

    Thank you for all the great entries in our first Teen Writing Contest! We received 190 submissions and our panel of judges have selected the finalists in each category. They are listed below in no particular order. The winners will be announced at the Downtown OKC Literary Festival, April 15-16, 2016. Thank you for all your exceptional work, and congratulations to our finalists!

  • Groundhog
    Posted on: Tuesday, February 02, 2016

    Punxsutawney Phil awoke this morning to a chilly 22 degree temperature - but no shadow. That means spring is coming early this year! To commemorate this furry harbinger of a bright future, cataloging tech Margo has some movie recommendations for you from the library's DVD collection!

  • Posted on: Thursday, April 16, 2015

    Join the Hunger Dames as they navigate the fun world of YA Lit.

  • Author Stephanie Perkins Brings the Love to Metropolitan Libraries
    Posted on: Monday, March 16, 2015

    Ooh la la! The cities are foreign, the angst is for real, teen romance is in the air and it’s all penned by young adult best-selling author, Stephanie Perkins.

    Perkins, the creator of characters Anna, Lola and Isla, travels to OKC to meet teens at three Metro libraries March 25 & 26.


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