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Weirdos Unite!

fantasy world

Mimes, ninjas, pirates, and dinosaur detectives? Just some of the ordinary people you find (the dinos are sorta people, you'll see) in the fantasy worlds in Sarah's picks.

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Books to Help Your Family Change the World

Ideas for change

Eleven-year old Mikaila Ulmer wanted to do something about the disappearance of bees and its effect on the eco-system, so she set out to sell a honey-based lemonade.  Using a family recipe, she developed BeeSweet Lemonade and began to sell it through local vendors in Austin, TX.  After receiving a sizeable investment through the show Shark Tank, her product is now sold at major retailers throughout the southwest.  Mikaila has sustained her original motivation to support the environment as a portion of her sales goes back into local businesses promoting bee keeping.

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Marching Toward Tomorrow!

Utopia

Margo's been in the Soma again, imagining a Utopian Dystopia based on Ira Levin's This Perfect Day.

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Teen Tech Month 2017

Teen Tech Month 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.

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Water: The Stuff of Life

Ocean

We often take fresh clean water for granted, but child development blogger Josh has gathered some books sure to make water awareness enjoyable for you and your child.

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Music at the Movies: A Timeline of Oscar History

Get ready for Sunday night's Oscars with a quick review of the movie music milestones!

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After the Floating World

Yoshida print

Prep for your visit to the new OKCMOA exhibit on Japanese woodblock prints with great reads from our history blogger Chris.

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The Best There Is at What He Does

Wolverine

Nerd-in-Chief Emily celebrates Hugh Jackman's last (?) appearance as Wolverine in Marvel's Logan with a slew of stuff from your local library.

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Not Your Momma’s Romance Novels

Meg launches a new blog about New Adult Romance today. Well, not adult. Or new. New Adult. Heck just check out her faves from this genre!

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She Blinded Me with Science

Science girl

Girls are just as good as boys in STEM subjects. It's not rocket science! Er...well, yeah, technically it is. Check out Kassy's reads about women in science.

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Plant, Eat, & Be Healthy!

Friends gardening

Health and wellness blogger, Ngoc, has some great ideas about eating food you grow yourself. It's just the right time to plan your spring garden!

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Blind Date with a Book

Woman Reading Book

In February a lot of libraries do book displays called “Blind date with a book.” The displays feature library books wrapped in paper so that you can’t tell what the book is. Sometimes they will give you a few hints to the content in the book and sometimes they let you go into it completely blind. Obviously there is no (easy) way for me to do this in my blog. So I’ve figured out a different solution. We are going to play a game of Library Tinder to help you find a new book you can fall in love with.

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Mastering Lunch “Al Desko”

Eating lunch at desk

Stuck in a lunchtime rut? Librarian Katherine has your guide to revving up your lunch "al desko"!

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Better Together – Celebrating Black History

Rosa Parks

Our early childhood blogger, Josh, has a great introduction to Black History Month for you and your child.

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Reading Challenge

Reader

Lit expert Tracy walks you through book therapy this month with tips on branching out with your reading habits.
 

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What about Me?

This month Miss Margo answers readers' mail. Love is in the air! Whatever your little heart needs this month, you can find it at the library.

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Good Morning, It's Groundhog Day!

Groundhog

The groundhog saw his shadow - better check out Margo's DVD recs for six more weeks of winter.

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Philip Glass at 80: A Personal Retrospective

Glassworks

This month Breck honors legendary American composer Philip Glass. Even if you've never heard him, you've heard him.

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We're Indie You

Indie Oklahoma eBook Collection

Today, we're debuting a new digital collection that features titles from independent publishers and authors as well as local, user-generated content. While the bulk of this collection is eBooks, it also contains images, audio files (audiobooks, musical and dramatic performances, speeches, interviews) and videos. All content in this collection is always available (you don't need to place a hold on an item) and there is no lending limit. Read on to learn more about this great new collection.

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My, My Metrocard

Sneakers

This month Reagan takes a look at subcultures, and perhaps a look at herself as well. 

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A Little History

Telescopes

Whatever your endeavor, it helps to have a little history. History guy Chris has several little histories for you!

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New Comic Gems

Superhero

Want to read some new comics but don't know where to start? Emily has all the gems from the latest releases.

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Strength in Numbers

Diverse reading

Did you know reading can prevent genocide? Librarian Kassy tells how.

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The Danish Lifestyle Trend - It's Gonna Be Hygge!

Hygge comfort

When battling the winter blues, the Danes may just be on to something. Librarian Katherine investigates.

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Time for an Immunity Boost!

Vitamin pack citrus

The holidays may be over, but Cold & Flu Season is still with us - checkout health blogger Ngoc's picks for staying healthy and happy this winter.

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