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Homework Help Resource Post #6: College Prep

Today we want to talk about college prep – the homework every high school junior and senior dreads. So, how can the library help? The library has some great easy-to-use college prep resources to ease the pressure on you and your student.

College Blue Book

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Summer Reading 2019

All Day6/1 - 7/31
All Locations
Library Branch: All Locations
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Come join us for a fun summer of learning! Summer Reading is free and for all ages. Count reading of any kind: books, eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, comics, and more! Do fun reading-related activities to earn more points to count towards your goal...

Teen Book Club

June 26, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Read the book first or read it after, just be ready to talk books! This book club was created with homeschooled teens in mind, but all teens are invited! This is a recurring event and takes place every other Wednesday. A similar club exists at ...

Kids' Book Club

July 9, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Join us for a Book Adventure! Meet with other kids to discuss the a great book. We will have a snack, and play a game, or make a craft. Books chosen are appropriate for first through third graders. Some copies of the book are available at the Inform...
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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 to choose from.

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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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