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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!

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

Teen Book Club

April 7, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Clubs, Books & Reading
Event Description:

Are you a book-a-holic? If so, then look no further! Come meet new friends, read new books, and enjoy thought-provoking, teen-led discussions at your neighborhood library.

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 Tuesday. A similar club exists at multiple libraries. ...

Children Reading to Dogs

April 7, 2020
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Jones Library
Cancelled
Library Branch: Jones Library
Room: Meeting Room (Jones)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:

Want to be a more confident reader? Build "pawsitive" self-esteem and improve your reading skills while reading aloud to certified therapy dogs at the library.

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. 

Lil Lit Book Club

April 8, 2020
10:00am - 10:45am
Choctaw Library
Cancelled
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...

Online Learning Resources

April 9, 2020
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Library Online
Registration
Library Branch: Library Online
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education, Homework Help
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1000
Event Description:
With so many online learning options, deciding which ones are the best for you can be overwhelming. Join the library as we highlight our easy-to-use resources you need to make your educational and learning dream a reality. In this session, you will l...

Crazy 8s Math Club, 3-5

April 13, 2020
5:30pm - 6:30pm
Almonte Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Crazy 8s is an over-the-top recreational after-school club that gets kids excited about math. You'll build glow-in-the-dark structures, crack secret spy codes and play get-up-and-move games like Toilet Paper Olympics. Grades 3-5...
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Databases

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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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