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

Guitar Basics

April 24, 2019
6:30pm - 8:00pm
Midwest City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Continuing Education
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Description:
Have you always wanted to learn to play guitar, but didn't know where to begin? Well, dust off that old axe and join us on Wednesday nights for some basic, beginner guitar lessons! Learn how to tune your guitar, how to navigate chords, how to read ta...

Teen Table Top Time

April 25, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens, Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Cards, dice, and game boards: bring your own or borrow ours and we'll play Monopoly, Clue, Sorry, and Taboo. Ages 9-18....

ATLAS

April 25, 2019
3:45pm - 5:00pm
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Meeting Room ABC (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
ATLAS is an after school enrichment program for teens that focuses on technology, art, literacy, community engagement, and life-skills.Learn and experience something new each week!...

Escape Thanos

April 25, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Can you find the Infinity Gauntlet before it's too late? Discover clues, solve puzzles, and open the lock to help the Avengers defeat Thanos once and for all! ...

Anime/Manga Club

April 25, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Ralph Ellison Library
Library Branch: Ralph Ellison Library
Room: Meeting Room B (Ralph Ellison)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Cultural Experiences

Capitol Hill After School Events

April 25, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 1 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Come by Capitol Hill after school 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....

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 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 through the collection of digital comics and graphic books we have available for teens and young adults on Overdrive

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