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Ignite Your Mind and Your Career with Brainfuse

Brainfuse has a variety of useful resources for every age and learning level including homework help, study tools and practice tests, college or career path counseling, resume and interview assistance and more!

Our new Brainfuse online resource includes three unique services, Help Now, ...

Events

123! Play with Me!

November 15, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:

123! Play with Me! is a four-week series for babies, toddlers, preschoolers, parents, and caregivers. Fun and play-based, this program provides an environment rich with toys, books, and art activities and an opportunity for families to spend time together, make new friends, and talk one-on-one with early childhood and family support specialists.

This is a recurring event and takes place the first four Fridays in November.  This event is held at multiple libraries. ...

Family Storytime

November 15, 2019
10:00am - 11:15am
Jones Library
Library Branch: Jones Library
Room: Meeting Room (Jones)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and show parents and caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others wh...

Grow with Google: Intermediate Coding Club

November 15, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Description:
Youth ages 9-14 will learn coding and computer programming skills, and use those skills to create their own games and projects! This is an 8-week course and participants are expected to participate in all 8 sessions. They will have Chromebooks and Wi...

Storytime Saturdays

November 16, 2019
10:00am - 11:00am
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Storytimes
Event Description:
A story time for the entire family at your Downtown Library! Join us as skilled librarians introduce little ones to the library and show parents/caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and creating excitement about reading. We will rea...

Saturday Storytime

November 16, 2019
10:00am - 11:15am
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:
Join us for a storytime at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library and show parents and caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others wh...

Databases

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Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School

Contains abstracts and searchable full text of nonfiction books about animals, weather, holidays, adventure, sports, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, nature, civics and more.

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Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle School

Contains abstracts and the full text of nonfiction books about careers, health, life skills, ethnicity, disabilities, adventure, sports, technology, biographies, history, science, women, civics and more.

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Britannica Escolar

Versiones en español de Britannica: Britannica Escolar Online para las edades de 6-12 y para las edades de secundaria en adelante, Enciclopedia Moderna.

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Britannica Library Children

A kid-friendly version of Encyclopedia Britannica designed to help K-5 students with homework assignments, school projects, and research reports.

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Britannica Library Young Adults

A version of Encyclopedia Britannica that is designed to help students in grades 6-8 with homework assignments, school projects, and research reports.

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CultureGrams

Contains state and country profiles, graphs and tables, photos, biographical articles, and unique information like recipes from around the world. There is a version of this database just for kids and a version for everyone else.

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Collections

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Kids Audiobooks & eBooks

Search a catalog of age-appropriate fiction and nonfiction eBooks just for kids. eBooks from OverDrive can be checked out for 7 or 14 days (you choose!) and when the checkout period expires, they check themselves in so there are never any late fees! Directions on how to enjoy these eBooks on your device may be found on this page.

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Kids Comics & Graphic Novels

Just for comics and graphic novel fans! Browse our collection of digital comics and graphic books for Kids from Overdrive.

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Speakaboos

Speakaboos - Early Childhood Online Stories

Brought to you by the mind behind many of PBS’s early childhood series and geared toward children ages 2 – 6, Speakaboos is an early literacy product designed to introduce children to the joy of reading through interactive and engaging stories featuring characters they love. Parents and caregivers looking to supplement storytimes and provide healthy screentime will appreciate the multiple options to read.

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