ATTENTION:

The Del City Library closed Monday, February 22 to prepare to move into the new library at 4330 SE 15th Street. We will reopen in the new location Saturday, March 6 at 10am.

NOTICE:

All Metro Library locations are in the “Curbside Plus” stage. In this stage, ready holds will be delivered curbside. Customers can come into a library to use a computer or to print/copy/fax/scan. Masks are required.  Click here for more information.

Children

Blog Entries

Holy Bagumba! Flora and Ulysses Read Alikes

by Allie, Children's Librarian at Belle Isle Library

 

In the words of Flora, "HOLY BAGUMBA!" Flora and Ulysses: The Illuminated Adventures by Kate DiCamillo will debut as a movie on Disney+ on February 19th. This laugh-out-loud story is filled with eccentric, endearing characte...

Events

Pokémon Party

2/22 @ 8:00am
to
3/5 @ 12:00pm
Choctaw Library
Registration
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Description:
Can you be the very best at these wild Pokémon crafts and challenges? Try your hand at creating a Pikachu pom pom and learn some real-life versions of Pokémon attacks! Kit pickup is from 2/15 - 2/28. ...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registration.  Please register individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Special notes should not be used for additional registrations.

Thank you for your help!

It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Kit.

K-5 Take Home Kit: Wind and Wings

All Day3/1 - 3/7
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
This March we will be exploring the world of air. What happens when the wind blows? How does shape affect speed and direction? All kits are designed for parents and children to work on together. Pick yours up today!...

Disclaimer(s)

Warning: Kit contains small parts that could represent a choking hazard. It is not intended for children under 3. It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Bag.

It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Kit.

Pre-K Take Home Kit: Wind and Wings

All Day3/1 - 3/7
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
This March we will be exploring the world of air. What happens when the wind blows? How does shape affect speed and direction? All kits are designed for parents and children to work on together. Pick yours up today!...

Disclaimer(s)

Warning: Kit contains small parts that could represent a choking hazard. It is not intended for children under 3. It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Bag.

It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Kit.

Read Across America Dr. Seuss Take Home kit

All Day3/1 - 3/7
Bethany Library
Registration
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:
Celebrate National Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss' birthday with a special Dr. Seuss take home activity kit including a copy of The Lorax book, craft, goodies and a list of  "Dr. Seussy" activities to do with your child. &n...

Disclaimer(s)

Warning: Kit contains small parts that could represent a choking hazard. It is not intended for children under 3. It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Bag.

We can only guarantee one kit per registration.  Please register individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Special notes should not be used for additional registrations.

Thank you for your help!

Unleash your imagination!

All Day3/1 - 3/26
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Unleash the power of imagination and interactivity! After reading an interactive book similar to Press Here or Let’s Play (Hervé Tullet), pick up a kit and create your own book! ...

Disclaimer(s)

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to be in attendance and be engaged with your child for this program. 

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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Tumble Book Library - eBooks for kids

TumbleBook Library

The TumbleBook Library has over a thousand always available eBooks for elementary school students. It includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, and graphic novels as well as learning activities for literacy and reading comprehension such as puzzles, games, quizzes, and lesson plans.

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Databases

A B C E F G H I J L M N O P R S T U V W

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 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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Explora for Elementary School Student Research

Elementary students can easily search for information about animals, arts and music, biographies, math, science, and more using resources like Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, the American Heritage Children's Dictionary, popular full-text elementary school magazines, eBooks, thousands of images, and videos. For educators, it also includes lesson plans, professional development materials, and a Curriculum Standards Module.

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Middle Search Plus

Designed specifically for middle school students, Middle Search Plus contains the full text of a variety of popular middle school magazines, biographies, primary source documents, and reference books.

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National Geographic Kids

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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NoveList K-8 Plus

Provides suggested reads across many genres (for ages 0-Teen) based on previous reads or based on a title, author or series. It also contains a breakdown of Dewey Decimal sections, Grab and Go Book Lists for K-8 students that suggests books to read about a particular topic (e.g. bullying, World War I) and book discussion guides to use with a book group.

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Primary Search

Designed specifically for elementary school students, Primary Search contains the full text of a variety of popular elementary school magazines, biographies, primary source documents, and reference books.

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SIRS Discoverer

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.

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TOPICsearch

Designed for students in grades 5-12, this database explores social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms. It has full-text coverage of thousands of international newspapers, magazines, public opinion polls, pamphlets, biographies, book reviews, and more

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World Almanac for Kids

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.

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