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

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....

Stained Glass

May 30, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Family Place (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Express your creativity and bring home your stained glass masterpiece! We provide the supplies, you provide the creativity! ...

Capitol Hill After School Events

May 30, 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....

Zumba: Come Dance with Us!

May 30, 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Programming Room A (Almonte)
Age Group: Teens, Adults
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...

Summer Reading Kick-Off

June 1, 2019
10:00am - 1:00pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Area (Downtown)
Age Group: Birth-PreK, Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Description:
Celebrate the first day of the Summer Reading Program by visiting the Downtown Library to sign up for the reading program, participate in Storytime at 10 AM, create some make & take crafts, and achieve your first Summer Reading Badge!  ...

School's Out Lunch!

June 3, 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. ...

Databases

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Middle Search Plus

Designed specifically for middle school students, Middle Search Plus contains the full text of a variety of popular middle school magazines, biographies, primary source documents, and reference books.

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National Geographic Kids

Designed for 6-14 year olds, this database includes digital copies of National Geographic Kids magazine from 2009-present, and books and images about animals, environment, history, peoples and cultures, places, science, and technology.

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NoveList K-8 Plus

Provides suggested reads across many genres (for ages 0-Teen) based on previous reads or based on a title, author or series. It also contains a breakdown of Dewey Decimal sections, Grab and Go Book Lists for K-8 students that suggests books to read about a particular topic (e.g. bullying, World War I) and book discussion guides to use with a book group.

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Oklahoma Driving Practice Tests

Take practice tests for obtaining a driving permit, a motorcycle license or a commercial driver's license (CDL) in Oklahoma, get access the official driver's manual for each license, and search an FAQ with answers to over 100 questions about an Oklahoma driver's license.

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Scholarships, Fellowships, and Loans (36th ed.)

Provides comprehensive information on sources of education-related financial aid sponsored and administered by private organizations and companies.

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SIRS Discoverer

This general reference database for elementary and middle school students provides full-text coverage of newspapers, reference books, nonfiction books, magazines, and web resources. It also contains maps, images, country facts, classroom activities, and resources for educators to use in their classrooms.

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