Educators

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Resources for Teachers

Maximize your instruction with these resources that support your curriculum and student assignments. Whether you are looking for books to share in your elementary classrooms, resources for your teen and adult learners to practice for a GED, SAT or GMAT, or the perfect source for a research paper, the Library provides databases for research, eMedia for students of all levels, online courses, and Oklahoma history resources, as well as resources in print to ensure your students become lifelong learners.

Blog Entries

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, ...

Crazy 8's Math Club

Edmond Library recently started hosting sessions of the Crazy 8's Math Club, and it's been a huge success! Watch Ryn Lewis, Teen Librarian, at the Edmond Library talk with reporter Shelby Love of Fox 25 about the class.

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Events

Take Home Kit: Black History Month Knowledge Quizzes

All Day2/1 - 2/28
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Community & Civics, Continuing Education, Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Go on a quest for knowledge with Ralph Ellison's annual trivia quiz! This year our quizzes are take-home kits. You will get the questions and the answers along with a prize. You can use any resources (books, internet, friends and family) on this inf...

Homework Help

February 3, 2022
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Almonte Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Homework Help
Event Description:
Do you need a little extra help with your homework? Are you struggling with a specific subject or just want general help? Come by the library once a week on Thursdays to help get back on track. Homework help tutors will be available on a first come, ...

Disclaimer(s)

Customers are encouraged to socially distance by maintaining 6 feet apart for the duration of the event.

Be Advised:  This program may be photographed and/or videotaped for publicity purposes.

By Attending, you consent:  To the use of your voice and likeness in future publicity uses that contain content from this event. If you do not wish to be on camera, please let us know.

For more information visit our Photography & Video Disclaimer

Homework Help

February 10, 2022
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Almonte Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Homework Help
Event Description:
Do you need a little extra help with your homework? Are you struggling with a specific subject or just want general help? Come by the library once a week on Thursdays to help get back on track. Homework help tutors will be available on a first come, ...

Disclaimer(s)

Customers are encouraged to socially distance by maintaining 6 feet apart for the duration of the event.

Be Advised:  This program may be photographed and/or videotaped for publicity purposes.

By Attending, you consent:  To the use of your voice and likeness in future publicity uses that contain content from this event. If you do not wish to be on camera, please let us know.

For more information visit our Photography & Video Disclaimer

Homework Help

February 17, 2022
5:00pm - 7:30pm
Almonte Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Homework Help
Event Description:
Do you need a little extra help with your homework? Are you struggling with a specific subject or just want general help? Come by the library once a week on Thursdays to help get back on track. Homework help tutors will be available on a first come, ...

Disclaimer(s)

Customers are encouraged to socially distance by maintaining 6 feet apart for the duration of the event.

Women In Space!

3/15 @ 6:00pm
to
3/29 @ 9:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Community & Civics, Computers & Technology, Cultural Experiences, Science & STEAM, Take Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Description:

Full STEAM ahead!!! Come explore in an interactive setting that will challenge your creativity and reasoning through Science,Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Each session will present its' own set of challenges. From coding, robotics, building and more...join us and find out what the next challenge may be!

There is a new and exciting space race happening right NOW! Explore current sub-orbital spaceflight history in the making! Learn more about Blue Origin, SpaceX, and Virgin Galactic other private space missions. Learn about the Oldest Woman Astronaut ...

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!

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

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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

A to Z Maps Online

Provides access to over 100,000 various types of maps for the U.S., world countries and continents. A to Z Maps Online contains a large number of specialized maps like antique maps, bathymetric and fishing maps, climate change maps, environmental maps, geography and geology maps, Holy Land maps, tree and bird distribution maps, and more. It also contains flags from world countries and international organizations.

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A to Z the USA

This database contains state, county and city information for all U.S. states and territories. It lists facts and statistics about arts and culture, climate and weather, demographics, flags and seals, government and politics, history, maps, photos, and more.

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A to Z World Travel

Contains travel guides for over 200 world cities. Each guide contains helpful information about a particular city's food and restaurants, climate and weather, embassies/consulates, health and medical services, travel essentials, money and banking, electrical and telecommunication requirements, and more.

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Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

An educational tool intended to teach K-12 students about our nation’s Federal government, history and political structure. 

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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: High 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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Collections

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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Preschool Education

Teaching preschool can be challenging. Use our resources to learn new strategies for teaching preschool. 

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Teacher Certification

Being a certified teacher opens the door to new opportunities. Use our study guides to pass your teacher certification test. 

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