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    Posted on: Tuesday, August 15, 2017

    The Great American Eclipse is upon us.  On Monday, August 21st we will witness the first total solar eclipse to sweep across the entire country since 1918.  In anticipation of this historic event, the Metropolitan Library System collaborated with Science Museum Oklahoma to provide a series of programs to explain what causes eclipses, how to view them safely, and teach people how to build a camera obscura that they can use to view the eclipse.  Thanks to a grant from

  • 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.

  • Virus
    Posted on: Monday, March 27, 2017

    It probably won't help you survive The Big One, but history blogger Chris has pulled together some fascinating books about history's gravest pandemics. 

  • Science girl
    Posted on: Wednesday, February 15, 2017

    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.

  • Clockworks
    Posted on: Wednesday, August 31, 2016

    Librarian Chris examines the history of humanity's attempts to understand and bring order to the natural world from Archimedes' Principle to Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle.

  • Posted on: Friday, July 15, 2016

    Take a break from the chaos and reconnect your mind with the pleasure of relaxation and engaging scientific exploration. The Belle Isle Library, the Choctaw Library and Science Museum Oklahoma partner on a fun and therapeutic program. Bath Lab 2.0 will be held at the Belle Isle Library on Thursday, July 21 at 6:30 p.m. and will also be held at the Choctaw Library on Saturday, July 23 at 10 a.m.

  • Child chemist
    Posted on: Wednesday, June 29, 2016

    Children's Librarian Josh has pulled together a list of science titles heavy on inspiration, big ideas, and memorable happenings. If you’re a science enthusiast (or not), discover one of these books with the special kiddo in your life and become inspired to do some science of your own.

  • Posted on: Monday, August 17, 2015

    Have you ever looked up at the evening sky and wondered at the beauty of the stars and planets?  Have you wanted to become familiar with the names of the stars and the movement of the heavenly bodies?

  • new horizons spacecraft
    Posted on: Friday, July 10, 2015

    Are we there yet? The New Horizons spacecraft is days away from concluding its 9 year, nearly 3 billion mile-long trip to Pluto where it will take the best images and most accurate observations of Pluto ever. If you can rememberthe not too distant past, you'll recall that Pluto's demotion from planethood generated quite an uproar, especially among America's school children. Read on to learn more about this cosmic dustup.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Zinio is a collection of current and back issues of your favorite magazines that can be read on your computer or mobile device. Enjoy magazines like Car and Driver, Cosmopolitan, Eating Light, The Economist, ESPN, Kiplinger's, National Geographic, Smithsonian, Vanity Fair, Wired and more and keep them as long as you want. Explore our collection of nearly 300 titles!


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