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

YA BookNerds Book Club

May 25, 2019
3:30pm - 4:30pm
Edmond Library
Registration
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room C (Edmond)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Event Description:
This is program open to teens twelve and up and adults who love YA fiction. Each month we select hot new reads and members' choice reads to critique and discuss together. May's reads will be Cinder by Marissa Meyer, Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds an...

Capitol Hill After School Events

May 28, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 1 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Teens, Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM, Arts & Crafts
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....

Cake Decorating

May 28, 2019
5:00pm - 7:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Registration
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 2 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Continuing Education
Registration Required
Event Description:
If you're a fan of cake decorating shows, or cake decorating, or cakes, you should come to Capitol Hill for this fun program.  We will have a very talented cake decorator from a local bakery that will show you some techniques to make your cakes ...

Zumba Gold

May 28, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Northwest Library
Registration
Library Branch: Northwest Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Northwest)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Waitlist Seats Remaining: 6
Event Description:
Skip the gym and dance to get slim! All skill levels are welcome to move to the beat of this dance workout, build a stronger body, an be apart of the Zumba community! Zumba Gold modifies the original Zumba moves for a lower intensity workout.  While ...

Teen Book Club

May 29, 2019
11:00am - 12:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Event Description:
Read the book first or read it after, just be ready to talk books! 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 Wednesday. A similar club exists at multipl...

Capitol Hill After School Events

May 29, 2019
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 1 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: Teens, Kids
Program Type: Science & STEAM, Arts & Crafts
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 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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