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Citizenship Program Opens Doors for Metro Families

OKLAHOMA CITY– The Metropolitan Library System offers local literacy programs to help immigrants become citizens as a part of the Oklahoma Department of Libraries Citizenship Corners Program.

Southern Oaks and Edmond Metro Library branches coordinate Citizenship Classes as part of Citiz...

This year, I will. Start Learning with Lynda.

Learning - no strings attached.

Lynda.com is an online learning resource available from your home computer, smartphone or mobile device FREE with your library card. Browse over 4,000 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies and more.

 

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Events

Zumba: Come Dance with Us!

August 24, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Zumba is a fun way to get your recommended dose of daily exercise and IT'S FREE! This high-energy class is set to upbeat music and features choreographed dance numbers by an instructor. You don’t need to be a great dancer to feel welcome. Work at yo...

Storytime & Play/ Cuéntame un Cuento

September 14, 2019
10:30am - 11:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 34
Event Description:
Join us for rhymes, songs and stories! This bilingual program puts early literacy skills into practice through stories and play! ¡Tendremos rimas, canciones y cuentos! ¡Este programa bilingüe pone a la práctica destrezas de alfabetizacion temprana p...

ScissorTALES

October 5, 2019
10:00am - 10:30am
Off Site
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Adults
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Description:
Kids hear bilingual stories, sing songs, move around and then participate in a related craft activity. Best suited for 5 and under. Staff sign up: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/805094FAAA62CAAF58-october1...

Coloring and Cookies

October 7, 2019
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: All-Purpose Room B (Del City)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Coloring is not just for kids anymore. Join us and experience the relaxation and stress reduction that comes with coloring your own masterpiece! (Supplies provided.) Mark your calendar for: 10/21/2019 11/18/2019 12/16/2019 1/20/2020 2/17/...
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Journal Record

Online access to Oklahoma’s daily business and legal news source, The Journal Record. Coverage includes daily news as well as the paper’s archives.

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Always Available eBooks

Our always available eBook collection features over 250,000 titles. These titles span nearly 3 dozen subject areas and include categories like: Arts & Architecture, Biographies & Memoirs, Children's & Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction, Computer Science, Cooking, Fiction, Home & Garden, Law, Philosophy, Reference, Self-Help & Family, and True Crime.  

Always available means NO waitlist or holds! Read eBooks directly in your browser or download to your device for up to 21 days.

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Audiobooks

Enjoy audiobooks for all ages and from all genres on your computer or mobile device. Audiobooks from OverDrive can be checked out for 7 or 14 days (you choose!) and when the checkout period expires, they check themselves in so there are never any late fees! Directions on how to enjoy audiobooks on your device may be found on this page.

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Digital Magazines from RBdigital

RBdigital is a collection of hundreds of current and back issues of your favorite magazines that can be read on your computer or mobile device. Enjoy magazines like Car and Driver, Cosmopolitan, The Economist, Food Network Magazine, Kiplinger's, National Geographic, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Smithsonian, Vanity Fair, US Weekly, Wired and more and keep them as long as you want. Directions on how to enjoy magazines from RBdigital on your device may be found on this page.

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eBooks (Popular Fiction and Nonfiction)

Enjoy eBooks for all ages and from all genres on your computer or mobile device. eBooks from OverDrive can be checked out for 7 or 14 days (you choose!) and when the checkout period expires, they check themselves in so there are never any late fees! Directions on how to enjoy eBooks on your device may be found on this page.

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hoopla digital

hoopla allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

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Kanopy

Offering thoughtful entertainment of over 30,000 films including selections from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, A24, Oscar winners and nominees, New York Times Critics' Picks, classic cinema, documentaries, world cinema, and PBS. Stream from the web, iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast, FireTV, or Roku.

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