Teen and Young Adult

Teen Blog Entries

Geek Con

Are you a Star Wars fan? Harry Potter fan? Comic book fan? Pokemon fan? LIBRARY fan?

If you answered yes to everything above (and even more not mentioned) join us for the Downtown Library’s 2nd GEEK Con! Escape rooms, crafts, mini-panels, Cosplay fashion show, face painting and more...

Anyone Can Wear the Mask

If you get the chance to see “Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse” before it leaves the theaters, take it!  I saw it with my grand-nephew last year and we both loved it.  Seeing Miles Morales, a biracial teen donning the mantle of Spider-Man was pretty amazing to my nephew who is also bira...

Spring Break with the Library

Whether Oklahoma County families are traveling or planning a staycation – the library has a variety of programs and services to keep users of every age entertained during spring break.

There is something for everyone at the library this spring break. Pass the time in the car with librar...

Upcoming Events

School's Out Lunch!

July 18, 2019
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Health & Wellness
Event Description:
Youth are invited to enjoy a mid day meal and make friends at Ralph Ellison Library Monday - Friday at 12:00PM or 12:30PM. Start time varies based on programs scheduled on any given day. ...

How Diverse is Your Universe?

July 18, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Bethany Library
Library Branch: Bethany Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Bethany)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Do you know how diverse your universe is? Come explore with us in this interactive art experience using perler beads to create a visual representation of the diversity of the people you encounter in your daily life.    ...

Van Gogh, Monet, Degas for Teens with the Oklahoma City Museum of Art

July 18, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Belle Isle Library
Registration
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room ABC (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Description:
Paint with watercolors and explore landscape art, Impressionism, and perspective. Join an OKCMOA teaching artist to learn about the summer exhibition Van Gogh, Monet, Degas: The Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, a...

Wild About Perler Beads!

July 18, 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Come create "Wild Things" or a designs of your own choosing with Perler Beads! ...

Capitol Hill After School Events

July 18, 2019
2:30pm - 4:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 1 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Film & Movies, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Come by Capitol Hill this summer if you're looking for something fun to do.  We will have different activities and crafts available to create at your own pace and enjoy with friends. Similar programs exist at multiple libraries....

Geeks in the Wild

July 18, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
If you’re a geek, come spend an hour in your natural habitat: surrounded by fellow geeks who want to nerd out with you about all your favorite franchises! Join us in this fandom-rich hands-on program that will have activities based on all of your pop...

Databases

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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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Book Collection Nonfiction: Middle 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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Britannica Library Young Adults

A version of Encyclopaedia Britannica that is designed to help students in grades 6-8 with homework assignments, school projects, and research reports.

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Britannica Online Reference Center

A version of Encyclopaedia Britannica that is designed for older students and adults.

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Career Cruising

Designed to help students assess their skills, develop a career plan and explore career and college options.

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College Blue Book

The College Blue Book is a guide to thousands of 2-and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada with detailed descriptions, including a listing of degree programs offered, scholarships, and occupational education programs.

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Collections

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Teen Audiobooks & eBooks

Search a catalog of fiction and nonfiction eBooks and audiobooks just for Teens. Audiobooks and 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 these audiobooks and eBooks on your device may be found on this page.

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Teen Comics & Graphic Novels

Just for comics and graphic novel fans! Browse our collection of digital comics and graphic books for teens and young adults from Overdrive.

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