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  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Search a catalog of age-appropriate fiction and nonfiction eBooks just for kids. eBooks 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.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

    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.

  • Posted on: Thursday, August 21, 2014

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

  • Posted on: Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Watch videos from dozens of national and international news and education sources that cover such topics as business, geography, health and wellness, history, science, and more.

  • Posted on: Monday, August 04, 2014

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

  • Posted on: Friday, August 01, 2014

    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.

  • Posted on: Wednesday, July 23, 2014

    Free activities at public libraries, Myriad Gardens mix well with brain games, kitchen chemistry

    Reading, science experiments and free educational programs can help parents prevent the summer slide, when children can lose skills gained during the school year.

    Whether you call it the summer slide, the brain drain or just plain old learning loss, for parents, it’s a conundrum that can cast a pall over a sunny summer vacation.

  • Read to the Moon!
    Posted on: Thursday, July 10, 2014

    Reading can take children all kinds of places, even the moon! The Capitol Hill Library, 334 SW 26th St., and the OKC Astronomy Club celebrate the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing. Future astronauts can launch in for this program Sunday, July 20, at 2 p.m. The event will encourage literacy and offer lessons about astronomy and history. It is open to families, children and teens. Apollo 11 landed on the moon July 20, 1969.

  • Posted on: Friday, April 25, 2014

    What is faster than a speeding bullet, and more fun than an ice cream truck at a swimming pool? Whiz! Bang! Comic Book Creations at the Capitol Hill Library in conjunction with Free Comic Book Day!

    Visit the Capitol Hill Library on Saturday, May 3 at 2PM to get free comic books and the chance to choose your own adventure in comics you create.

  • Posted on: Thursday, April 03, 2014

    Mark Twain said that "A classic is something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read."


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