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Geek Con

Are you a Star Wars fan? Harry Potter fan? Comic book fan? Pokemon fan? LIBRARY fan?

If you answered yes to everything above (and even more not mentioned) join us for the Downtown Library’s 2nd GEEK Con! Escape rooms, crafts, mini-panels, Cosplay fashion show, face painting and more...

Lego Builders

Sparking Creativity Brick by Brick

Did you know that kids who play regularly with blocks, like LEGOS, score higher on standardized tests and perform better in math? To celebrate National Architecture April 21 – 27, we want to share with you the benefits of attending LEGO programs at the librar...

Events

Children Reading to Dogs

April 23, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Continuing Education, Child Development & Parenting
Registration Required
Event Description:
Young readers build "pawsitive" self-esteem, self-confidence and improve their reading skills while reading aloud to certified therapy dogs.This is a recurring event and takes place on one Tuesday and one Sunday each month.This event is held at multi...

Mother Goose on the Loose

April 24, 2019
9:00am - 10:00am
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Storytimes
Event Description:
Hey, Diddle, Diddle -- Kids and families will love Mother Goose on the Loose! It's a play-based early literacy program that uses books, puppets, flannel pieces, music and movement to bring language and literacy to life! **Groups of 10 or more please ...

Music Play for Toddlers 2-3 years old

April 24, 2019
9:30am - 10:00am
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Northwest)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Child Development & Parenting
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Description:
Music Play for Toddlers 2-3 years Discover the power of music at the library!  Come with your child to sing, move, explore, and express to create beautiful music.  Research proves that early integration of music into a child's daily routine improv...

Toddler Storytime

April 24, 2019
9:30am - 10:15am
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Classroom C (Edmond)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Books & Reading, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
A story time just for you at your neighborhood library! Skilled librarians will introduce little ones to the library; and show parents/caregivers invaluable information on reading readiness and create excitement about reading. Connect with others whi...

123! Play with Me!/123! Juega conmigo!

April 24, 2019
9:30am - 10:30am
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Child Development & Parenting, Continuing Education
Event Description:
123! Play with Me! Playing with your baby or toddler is not only important for bonding but is also an educational experience for your child. We are providing a special time for you to come to the library and spend one-on-one time playing with your ...

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 Encyclopaedia 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 Encyclopaedia 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 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 through the collection of digital comics and graphic books we have available for Kids on 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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