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Blogs

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

American Creed: A Film Screening & Community Conversation

June 16, 2019
2:00pm - 5:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 1 + 2 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Film & Movies
Event Description:
Join us for a film screening of the PBS documentary, American Creed, and a scholar-facilitated panel discussion with community leaders. In the film American Creed, former US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Dav...

Maurice Sendak Documentary Screening and Discussion

June 16, 2019
3:00pm - 5:00pm
Edmond Library
Library Branch: Edmond Library
Room: Meeting Room AB (Edmond)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Film & Movies
Event Description:
Join us for a film screening and community discussion about one of the most cherished and controversial figures in children's literature, Maurice Sendak. The documentary "Tell Them Anything You Want" is a moving tribute to Sendak, a seminal talent wh...

Neighborhood Arts: Mister Puppet Show

June 17, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Warr Acres Library
Registration
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Warr Acres)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 30
Event Description:
Presenting an original, good-old-fashioned, gut-busting puppet show from professional puppeteer Chandler Jackson. Filled with terrible puns, corny jokes, and ridiculous slapstick comedy, "The Mister Puppet Show" is sure to appeal toward audiences of ...

Neighborhood Arts: Michael Corley

June 17, 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Southern Oaks Library
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Meeting Room A (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences, Live Performances & Entertainment
Event Description:
Things will be getting WILD with Storyteller Michael Corley!  A high energy magic show with audience participation and illusions. Children will phase through solid objects!  Gravity will go bonkers and you'll witness teleportation right before your e...

Neighborhood Arts: Michael Corley

June 17, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Midwest City Library
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Lobby (Midwest City)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Things will be getting WILD with Storyteller Michael Corley! A high energy magic show with audience participation and illusions. Children will phase through solid objects! Gravity will go bonkers and you'll witness teleportation right before your eye...

Neighborhood Arts: Mister Puppet Show

June 17, 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Capitol Hill Library
Library Branch: Capitol Hill Library
Room: Room 1 (Capitol Hill)
Age Group: All Ages, Kids
Program Type: Cultural Experiences
Event Description:
Presenting an original, good-old-fashioned, gut-busting puppet show from professional puppeteer Chandler Jackson. Filled with terrible puns, corny jokes, and ridiculous slapstick comedy, "The Mister Puppet Show" is sure to appeal toward audiences of ...
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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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