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Peace on Earth and Good Will Toward All

As I begin writing this blog post, we’ve just had our first snow of winter. On November 12. And despite the fact that I am staunchly Team No-Christmas-decorations-before-Thanksgiving, the weather has me thinking of the winter holidays. 

When you’re born six days befo...

Events

Positive Tomorrows

August 27, 2019
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences, Games & Gaming, Storytimes
Event Description:
Weekly Positive Tomorrows school visit ...

FAM (Fandom Anime and Manga) Club

August 27, 2019
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Description:
FAM stands for Fandom, Anime and Manga (plus more!). If you come to this monthly club you might make a kawaii craft, play board games, write fan fiction, perfect your cosplay, hunt for Pokemon, make a light saber, watch shows together, or discuss yo...

Positive Tomorrows

September 3, 2019
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences, Games & Gaming, Storytimes
Event Description:
Weekly Positive Tomorrows school visit ...

Positive Tomorrows

September 10, 2019
3:30pm - 4:15pm
Downtown Library
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Children's Program Room (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Books & Reading, Cultural Experiences, Games & Gaming, Storytimes
Event Description:
Weekly Positive Tomorrows school visit ...

Teen Dungeons & Dragons

September 11, 2019
3:30pm - 5:00pm
Del City Library
Library Branch: Del City Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Del City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies
Event Description:
Adventure awaits at the Del City Library! Join us every week as we explore new worlds, fight ferocious beasts, and complete quests for treasure, glory, and more! This program is open to all teens. No previous knowledge required....

Catch 'em All @ the Choctaw Pokemon Club

September 11, 2019
4:00pm - 5:00pm
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Meeting Room (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Games & Gaming
Event Description:
Do you want to be one of the best Pokémon trainers? Come meet other fans and bring your Pokémon cards to partake in some old school card trading and battling among other Pokémon-related activities. Meanwhile, be sure to hop on the Pokémon Go app and ...
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Databases

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A to Z Maps Online

Provides access to over 100,000 various types of maps for the U.S., world countries and continents. A to Z Maps Online contains a large number of specialized maps like antique maps, bathymetric and fishing maps, climate change maps, environmental maps, geography and geology maps, Holy Land maps, tree and bird distribution maps, and more. It also contains flags from world countries and international organizations.

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A to Z the USA

This database contains state, county and city information for all U.S. states and territories. It lists facts and statistics about arts and culture, climate and weather, demographics, flags and seals, government and politics, history, maps, photos, and more.

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A to Z World Travel

Contains travel guides for over 200 world cities. Each guide contains helpful information about a particular city's food and restaurants, climate and weather, embassies/consulates, health and medical services, travel essentials, money and banking, electrical and telecommunication requirements, and more.

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Bibliography of Native North Americans

Contains citations to books, journal articles, magazines, newspapers, and U.S. and Canadian government documents (with coverage going back to the seventeenth century) about the culture, history and life of native peoples of North America.

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CultureGrams

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.

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Film Scripts Online

The Film Scripts Online Series contains over 1,100 scripts and makes available, for the first time, accurate and authorized versions of copyrighted screenplays. Now film lovers and scholars can compare the writer’s vision with the producer’s and director’s interpretations from page to screen.

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Collections

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Metro Library Podcast

Offering Oklahoma-themed podcasts celebrating Oklahoma arts, culture and history as well as the lives of influential Oklahomans today, the Metro Library Podcast is produced by the Special Collections of the Metropolitan Library System.

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Open Culture

Open Culture has high-quality cultural and educational media for the worldwide lifelong learning community. 1000s of audiobooks, online courses, certificates/MOOCs, movies, language lessons, eBooks and other enriching content available for free to you anytime!

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