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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!

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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.



Crazy 8s Math Club K-2nd

January 27, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Games & Gaming, Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Description:
Crazy 8s is a new after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8ers build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess... all while bonding with new friends over math. With more than 6,000 clubs serving over 80,00...

Learn with the Library: K-12th

January 29, 2020
9:00am - 12:00pm
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Homework Help
Event Description:
Connect at your library as you start out the new semester. Join us this week to learn about our monthly Minecraft club and other grade school and teen programs the library offers. In addition, library space will be made available for students to...

Lil Lit Book Club

January 29, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Event Description:

Calling all young readers! Join us as we discover new books, play games, make crafts, and more! Books clubs are an excellent way for children to develop language and conversation skills, solve problems, and make new friends.

Reading aloud builds vocabulary and comprehension skills. Each week we will read and discuss a different title. Call the library or stop by to reserve the next title. This is a recurring club event and takes place every Wednesday. Similar clubs e...

Teen Gamefest

January 30, 2020
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Computers & Technology, DIY & Hobbies, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Get loud and game on! Bring your family and come play video and board games at the library. It's a fun way to pass an afternoon! Check out strategy guides and other books about family fun on your way out!...

Fan Fiction Fan Art Contest

2/1 @ 9:00am
3/22 @ 6:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Offsite (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Writing
Event Description:
The Southern Oaks Library Fan Fiction and Fan Art contest was founded by John Hilbert. In dedication to John's work, the contest continues to recognize the remarkable talents of people in our community. February 1, 2020, is the first day to submit e...
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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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The Great Courses

While these are college-level lectures, some homeschool parents like to use these as supplementary learning for their students. There is a wide range of subjects from which to choose.

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Homeschooling 101

Are you a parent thinking about homeschooling your children? Are you a seasoned homeschool parent looking for new ideas? Whichever one you are, we have titles to help.

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Science Experiments

Science experiment books for all ages. From in-depth experiments to just plain fun, and everything in between.

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