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School Success Resources

Featured Resource

HelpNow is a homework help and skills building service that offers live online tutoring for elementary through high school students. HelpNow also offers a writing lab, practice tests, skills building lessons, a flashcard generator, and virtual study rooms. Tutoría en línea en español y mucho mas gratis.


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Upcoming Events

SO's Pen Pals 2022

7/10 @ 10:00am
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9/2 @ 11:00am
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Books & Reading, Reading Help, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 70
Event Description:
Adults, Teens, Kids! Hi There! My name is Jessica! I am your Pen Pal Librarian here at Southern Oaks Library. End of Summer is almost here. Are you excited about a new school year starting? Are you looking forward to the holidays? Have a birth...

Fall Teen Book Box Registration

All Day8/1 - 9/3
Midwest City Library
Registration
Library Branch: Midwest City Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Midwest City)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Books & Reading
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Have you heard of those subscription boxes where you pay to receive a personalized box of goodies every month? Well this is just like that, except for free! And with library books! Sign up now for a FallTeen Subscription Box and receive three themed ...

Disclaimer(s)

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens. Accordingly, the Library will not be liable for such harm to any individual resulting from such allergens.

We can only guarantee one kit per registration.  Please register individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Special notes should not be used for additional registrations.

Thank you for your help!

Full Steam Ahead: Kitchen Table Science

8/1 @ 9:00am
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8/31 @ 10:00am
Choctaw Library
Library Branch: Choctaw Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Choctaw)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Science & STEAM
Event Description:
It’s full STEAM ahead! Pick up one of kits to learn about principle in Science, Technology, Art, or Math. We’ll give you the supplies need so you can experiment on your own and learn more about the world around you. This month’s kit is Can You ...

Paper Circuit Angler Fish Pop-Up Kit

All Day8/15 - 8/25
Almonte Library
Library Branch: Almonte Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Almonte)
Age Group: Kids, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Science & STEAM
Event Description:
Come and get your own DIY Paper Circuit Angler Fish Kit at the Almonte Library. Put together a paper circuit and make your angler fish light up. Kit includes everything you need to make the paper circuit, even crayons! The only supply you'll need is ...

Disclaimer(s)

Warning: Kit contains small parts that could represent a choking hazard. It is not intended for children under 3. It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Bag.

It is encouraged that an adult supervise children while using this Metropolitan Library System Take & Make Kit.

Labyrinth Take Home Kit- Ancient Aides for Modern Stresses

8/15 @ 9:00am
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8/22 @ 9:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: All Ages, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Cultural Experiences, DIY & Hobbies, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Description:
Take home your own finger sized labyrinth card to use anywhere! This will include directions on how to meditate utilizing this ancient practice and information about the known health benefits. Color and design your own labyrinth and see examples of a...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registration.  Please register individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Special notes should not be used for additional registrations.

Thank you for your help!

Tweens & Teens Take and Make Kit: Color Your Own Pencil Cases

8/15 @ 10:00am
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8/28 @ 6:00pm
Southern Oaks Library
Registration
Library Branch: Southern Oaks Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Southern Oaks)
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Take-Home Kit
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Description:
Create your own pencil case to get ready to go back to school! Each kit will contain a canvas pencil case with printed doodles, instructions, and a reading list. You will need to provide markers or paint depending on your coloring preference. ...

Disclaimer(s)

We can only guarantee one kit per registration.  Please register individually to ensure that kits are appropriately distributed.  Special notes should not be used for additional registrations.

Thank you for your help!

Homework Help Resources

A B C E F G H I J L M N O P R S T U V W

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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African-American History Online

Covers more than 500 years of African-American history using biographies, primary sources, images, videos, timelines, maps, and charts.

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Ben's Guide to U.S. Government for Kids

An educational tool intended to teach K-12 students about our nation’s Federal government, history and political structure. 

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Book Collection Nonfiction: Elementary School

Contains abstracts and searchable full text of nonfiction books about animals, weather, holidays, adventure, sports, Native Americans, United States, Canada, biographies, nature, civics and more.

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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 Children

A kid-friendly version of Encyclopedia Britannica designed to help K-5 students with homework assignments, school projects, and research reports.

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Britannica Library Young Adults

A version of Encyclopedia 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 Encyclopedia Britannica that is designed for older students and adults.

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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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EBSCOhost

Simultaneously search some or all of the databases provided by EBSCOhost: Academic Search Premier, Bibliography of Native North Americans, Biography Reference Bank, Business Source Premier, Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, GreenFILE, Health Source, Military & Government Collection, Newspaper Source Plus, and more.

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Explora for Elementary School Student Research

Elementary students can easily search for information about animals, arts and music, biographies, math, science, and more using resources like Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia, the American Heritage Children's Dictionary, popular full-text elementary school magazines, eBooks, thousands of images, and videos. For educators, it also includes lesson plans, professional development materials, and a Curriculum Standards Module.

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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.

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Funk & Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia

Search tens of thousands of encyclopedic entries across a variety of subject areas.

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HelpNow

HelpNow is a homework help and skills building service that offers live online tutoring for elementary through high school students. HelpNow also offers a writing lab, practice tests, skills building lessons, a flashcard generator, and virtual study rooms. Tutoría en línea en español y mucho mas gratis.

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LearningExpress Library

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.

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MAS Complete - School Edition

Designed specifically for high school students, MAS Complete - 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.

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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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Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Presents the points of view towards current social issues and provides essays, primary sources, statistics, and topic overviews to better inform you about the issues.

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Primary Search

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

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Science Online

Comprehensive, curriculum-oriented overview of a broad range of scientific disciplines. Content is organized by subject area and type of resource, as well as by Common Core, state, national, and national STEM standards. Science Online includes thousands of experiments and activities, articles, biographies, diagrams, timelines, videos and animations, a science dictionary, and more.

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Science Reference Center

Designed to meet student’s science research needs, Science Reference Center contains hundreds of science magazine and journal articles, encyclopedias, and reference books.  Students can also discover science projects, multimedia items on various science topics.

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TOPICsearch

Designed for students in grades 5-12, this database explores social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries, and other popular topics discussed in today's classrooms. It has full-text coverage of thousands of international newspapers, magazines, public opinion polls, pamphlets, biographies, book reviews, and more

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World Almanac for Kids

Expanding upon the print version of The World Almanac for Kids, this database covers a number of subject areas that students can search or browse in order to develop online research skills while using a trusted source. It also contains homework help tips, science diagrams and examples of science projects.

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World News Digest

This database includes news articles, videos, editorials, and infographics on today's biggest issues and current events to help you get an objective look at the news. It provides overviews and background information on historical events going back to 1940 as well as context and factual perspectives on events happening today.

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