Welcome to Metro Teens!
Looking for a place to engage with your community? Look no further than your neighborhood library.
Sure, we have books to checkout, magazines to skim, DVDs to watch, and computers where you can surf the internet, but did you know that we offer online resources that can help you with your homework, teach you a new language, stream music and movies, or browse through digital magazines? We have that and so much more. Check out all of our resources for teens and young adults below. We hope to see you at an upcoming program or event!
Teen Blog Entries
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...
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...
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...
Contains state and country profiles, graphs and tables, photos, biographical articles, and unique information like recipes from around the world. There is a version of this database just for kids and a version for everyone else.
Create professional resumes, cover letters and reference lists in minutes by simply entering basic information about yourself.
Explora for Secondary School Student Research
This general reference database for grades 6-12 provides full-text coverage of many topics via magazines, newspapers, reference books, eBooks, biographies, radio and tv news transcripts, primary source documents, maps, images, and more. For educators, it also includes lesson plans, professional development materials, and a Curriculum Standards Module.
Federal Student Aid
Students planning to attend college or career school can learn about and apply for grants, loans and work-study funds.
LearningExpress Library contains study guides and practice tests to help you prepare for career- and school-related tests (GED, ACT, SAT, ASVAB, CDL, NCLEX-RN, etc), job and career resources to help you search for a job, write a resume, and guide you through the interview process, and self-paced tutorials for computer and internet basics as well as for popular software like Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc), Adobe Photoshop, and the Windows and Mac operating systems.
MAS Complete - School Edition
Designed specifically for high school students, MAS Ultra - School Edition contains the full text of hundreds of popular high school magazines, biographies, primary source documents, and reference books covering a wide range of subject areas including history, science, careers, and more.