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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

Remote Teen Book Club

July 13, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (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. ...

WASH: Warr Acres Science At Home

July 16, 2020
6:00pm - 6:30pm
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Zoom (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
This week we will work to create the perfect slime and air powered vehicles! Explore the world of Science at home! Pick up a kit with all the supplies and instructions you need. Join us on Zoom to interact with other future scientists. Kit pic...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registrant.  If you have multiple children needing a kit, please register them individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Do not use the Special Notes section to add additional registrants.  

Thank you for your help!

This event is an online event offered through video and web conferencing software.  If you register for this program, you will be emailed the link to connect digitally.   Please note, you may need to install an app or computer application to attend this program.  If you have any issues connecting, please reach out to askalibrarian@metrolibrary.org.

Remote Teen Book Club

July 20, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (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. ...

Remote Teen Book Club

July 27, 2020
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Zoom (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. ...
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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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