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All Metro Library locations are now in a "Grab & Go" stage with select services including limited computer use, copy/fax/scan use and minimal browsing. Masks are required.  Click here for more information.

National Library Week

About National Library Week

Welcome to your Metropolitan Library System!  It's National Library Week!  This year's theme promotes the idea that libraries extend far beyond the four walls of a building and are welcoming places for everyone - including YOU. 

 

CREATE, EXPLORE, & LEARN

Upcoming Events

Take Home Kit - National Poetry Month

4/1 @ 9:00am
to
4/30 @ 6:00pm
Downtown Library
Registration
Library Branch: Downtown Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Downtown)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Take Home Kit, Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Description:
April is National Poetry Month! Stop by the Downtown Library pick up your personal poetry kit. When you have finished your poetry, bring your best poem back to the library so we can hang it up in the Children's Department! Kits are limited to on...

Early Childhood Take Home Kit : Build-A-Bug

All Day4/5 - 4/18
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Birth-PreK
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
This program is designed for parents and children ages 2-5 to do together. Make your own bug using different materials. While supplies last via curbside service. ...

Peter Rabbit: Take and Make

All Day4/5 - 4/19
Warr Acres Library
Library Branch: Warr Acres Library
Room: Online+ Curbside (Warr Acres)
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Take Home Kit
Event Description:
Take Home Kit features all the supplies needed to make 3 crafts with your child. These crafts will enhance your enjoyment of the stories by Beatrix Potter. The kit is perfect for ages 2-7. Kits are available while supplies last. Place a hold on a b...

Disclaimer(s)

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

Adult Take and Make Kit: National Poetry Month

All Day4/5 - 4/26
Belle Isle Library
Library Branch: Belle Isle Library
Room: Online + Curbside (Belle Isle)
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: DIY & Hobbies, Take Home Kit, Writing
Event Description:
It’s National Poetry Month and what better way to celebrate than coming up with a fun poem or Haiku. Belle Isle Library will be offering a Take and Make kit so that you can make your own refrigerator poems. Rearrange the words to write poems, message...

 

Downloads & Streaming Services

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Digital Magazines on Libby

Our digital magazine collection available in the Libby app contains thousands of current and back issues of your favorite magazines like Car and Driver, Cosmopolitan, The Economist, Food Network Magazine, Kiplinger's, National Geographic, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Vanity Fair, US Weekly, Wired and much more. Issues are always available to check out and do not count against eBook and Audiobook checkout limits in Libby. New to using Libby? Learn more and download the app here.

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Always Available eBooks

Our always available eBook collection features over 250,000 titles. These titles span nearly 3 dozen subject areas and include categories like: Arts & Architecture, Biographies & Memoirs, Children's & Young Adult Fiction & Nonfiction, Computer Science, Cooking, Fiction, Home & Garden, Law, Philosophy, Reference, Self-Help & Family, and True Crime.  

Always available means NO waitlist or holds! Read eBooks directly in your browser or download to your device for up to 21 days.

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Audiobooks

Enjoy audiobooks for all ages and from all genres on your computer or mobile device. Audiobooks from OverDrive can be checked out for 7 or 14 days (you choose!) and when the checkout period expires, they check themselves in so there are never any late fees! Directions on how to enjoy audiobooks on your device may be found on this page.

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Comics & Graphic Novels

Just for comics and graphic novel fans! Browse our collection of digital comics and graphic books from OverDrive.

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eBooks (Popular Fiction and Nonfiction)

Enjoy eBooks for all ages and from all genres on your computer or mobile device. eBooks from OverDrive can be checked out for 7 or 14 days (you choose!) and when the checkout period expires, they check themselves in so there are never any late fees! Directions on how to enjoy eBooks on your device may be found on this page.

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hoopla digital

hoopla allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. We have hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. hoopla is like having your public library at your fingertips. Anytime. Anywhere.

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Kanopy

Kanopy is a video streaming service including selections from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, A24, Oscar winners and nominees, New York Times Critics' Picks, classic cinema, documentaries, world cinema, and PBS. Children and parents can enjoy unlimited use of the Kanopy Kids section with curated children's movies, tv shows, and read-along stories. Stream from the web, iOS, Android, AppleTV, Chromecast, FireTV, or Roku.

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Kids Audiobooks & eBooks

Search a catalog of age-appropriate fiction and nonfiction eBooks just for kids. eBooks from OverDrive can be checked out for 7 or 14 days (you choose!) and when the checkout period expires, they check themselves in so there are never any late fees! Directions on how to enjoy these eBooks on your device may be found on this page.

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Kids Comics & Graphic Novels

Just for comics and graphic novel fans! Browse our collection of digital comics and graphic books for Kids from OverDrive.

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Libros en Español Para Descargar

OverDrive ofrece libros electrónicos y audiolibros para leer o escuchar en tiempo real.

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Odilo - Libros en Español Para Descargar

OdiloApp le permite leer libros electrónicos de Odilo en su smartphone o tableta, navegar por el catálogo de la biblioteca, descargar y devolver títulos, así como tomar notas, poner marcadores y mucho más. 

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Revistas en Español Para Descargar

Libby ofrece acceso a más de 100 revistas que puede leer, y hasta descargar, en su computadora, teléfono o tableta. 

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Tumble Book Library - eBooks for kids

TumbleBook Library

The TumbleBook Library has over a thousand always available eBooks for elementary school students. It includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, and graphic novels as well as learning activities for literacy and reading comprehension such as puzzles, games, quizzes, and lesson plans.

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Teen Audiobooks & eBooks

Search a catalog of fiction and nonfiction eBooks and audiobooks just for teens. Audiobooks and eBooks from OverDrive can be checked out for 7 or 14 days (you choose!) and when the checkout period expires, they check themselves in so there are never any late fees! Directions on how to enjoy these audiobooks and eBooks on your device may be found on this page.

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Teen Comics & Graphic Novels

Just for comics and graphic novel fans! Browse our collection of digital comics and graphic books for teens and young adults from OverDrive.

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Project Gutenberg eBooks

Search a catalog of tens of thousands of public domain eBooks that never expire and don't count against your OverDrive checkout limit of 10 titles. No restrictions, no waiting, and yours to keep as long as you want!

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Online Learning Resources

 

Database Spotlight

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America's News

Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more.  Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S., including The Oklahoman and Tulsa World. Available remotely 24/7 on any device.

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Ancestry.com

Search billions of historical records covering hundreds of years of family trees, photographs, census records, birth, marriage and death records, military records, city directories, immigration and travel records, newspapers, and more.

Available remotely through June 30th, 2021

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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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Consumer Reports

Access the latest reviews and ratings of cars, appliances, electronics, home and garden equipment, products for babies and kids and more from Consumer Reports. 

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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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JobNow

JobNow features job and career resources such as chatting with a live job coaching expert, resume and cover letter templates, interview tips, expert resume review, and more.

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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 as well as for popular software like Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc), Adobe Photoshop, and the Windows and Mac operating systems.

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Legal Forms Library

Access federal and Oklahoma-specific legal forms for business, personal, official, real estate, litigation, and general needs. Oklahoma legal forms are provided by participating attorneys, form companies or were specifically adapted for Oklahoma.

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NoveList Plus

Provides suggested reads or listens across many genres (and for all ages) based on previous books read or listened to or based on title, author, series, or narrator.

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