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  • Celebrate shark week with these resources
    Posted on: Tuesday, July 24, 2018

    Growing up in a landlocked state, I never really worried about sharks…now, alligators are another story but that’s for another time, anyhoo for those of us who wonder what would really happen if a tornado was filled with deadly sharks (this is tornado alley after all!) and who find the deadly toothy grin of a great white fascinating…“SHARK WEEK” is upon us and we have to prepare! I’ve included books, ebooks, audiobooks, dvds and streaming videos!

  • Blue beetle
    Posted on: Monday, May 08, 2017

    This month, early literacy expert Josh has just the creepy, crawly books your little readers will enjoy!

  • Posted on: Friday, May 05, 2017

    Katherine's got the best finds for your favorite fur-ever friends.

  • Posted on: Monday, December 05, 2016

    You never forget your first pet but Librarian Phyllis' memory spurred a post on mysterious cats.

  • Animal Art Featured in ZooZeum Display
    Posted on: Tuesday, June 16, 2015

    The creation of art is not limited to humans. Animals can create too! A traveling exhibit featuring animal artists is temporarily housed in the Downtown Library’s atrium. This unique exhibit features nine original pieces of artwork by Oklahoma City Zoo animals.

  • Elephant Appreciation Day
    Posted on: Monday, September 22, 2014

    Trumpet your trunk and polish your tusks! Today is Elephant Appreciation Day!

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Expanding upon the print version of The World Almanac for Kids, this database covers a number of subject areas that students can search or browse in order to develop online research skills while using a trusted source. It also contains homework help tips, science diagrams and examples of science projects.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    This general reference database for elementary and middle school students provides full-text coverage of newspapers, reference books, nonfiction books, magazines, and web resources. It also contains maps, images, country facts, classroom activities, and resources for educators to use in their classrooms.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    This collection is a complete archive of National Geographic magazine - every page of every issue - along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images, and videos and the PAWS (People, Animals, and the World) database.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Designed for 6-14 year olds, this database includes digital copies of National Geographic Kids magazine from 2009-present, and books and images about animals, environment, history, peoples and cultures, places, science, and technology.

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