During our COVID-19 closure, the library acquired three new digital platforms to meet the needs of the community. Each resource can be accessed by logging in with your library card to our catalog page.

hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library that 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.

Welcome to RBdigital Value Collection. Browse – Checkout – and Read magazines in your browser – and download to mobile apps. Get started by creating a new account in the online browser site. Checkout a magazine and stream it online – or download mobile apps and log in with your same credentials. Create your account online by going to our catalog page before downloading the mobile apps. Once you check out a magazine you may keep it as long as you wish. This magazine collection is brought to you by your local library and we hope you enjoy checking out your favorite magazines.

NewsBank Find information on topics related to business, health, education, government and more from a variety of news media including newspapers, videos, blogs and web-only content including the Northeast Herald, San Antonio Express-News, USA Today and more. We also have access to the Guymon Daily Herald and other local newspapers!

On June 16, 2020 the Guymon Public Library and Arts Center was given the ok to reopen! Our hours are our normal operating hours and the entire staff is back at work to welcome you! Please, read the following statement below (offered in English and Spanish) to see how our current services are working.

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Hoopla is a great resource all year long for movies, music, comics, ebooks, and audio! But did you know that Hoopla also supports the Summer Reading Program Imagine Your Story?

See our list of ebook titles on Hoopla that tie in to the Summer Reading Program here https://www.hoopladigital.com/collection/7784

And check out Hoopla’s Summer 2020 Look Book with lots of new titles, comics, music, and movies available this summer! Hoopla Summer 2020 Look Book

 

 

Welcome, Hamilton Fans, to Dr. Stephanie Wheatley’s lecture series Politics, History, and Hamilton: An American Musical! Check out the lecture each Friday and make sure to sign up with your email by Monday for the Zoom discussion on the following Wednesday at 7PM. You can sign up by emailing us at adult.librarian.gpl@gmail.com, messaging us on Facebook, or by calling Mia or Blair at the library at 580-338-7330!

Politics, History, and Hamilton: An American Musical

Week 2 The Politics of Hamilton: Race, Power, and Colorblind Casting

Week 3 Women in Hamilton

Week 4: Let’s crash Disney+ by watching Hamilton on July 3rd!

ng Hamilton on July 3rd!You can also find the videos on our Facebook page!

 

While the library is closed, we are still providing No Contact Checkout to help patrons reunite with the collection! Here are the steps!

Call us or email us if you need assistance!

Are you a Sequoyah reader? Want to voice your opinion on your favorite book for 2020? Voting is now open for the 2020 Sequoyah Book Awards in the Children’s Masterlist (grades 3-5), Intermediate Masterlist (grades 6-8), and High School Masterlist (grades 9-12) categories.

What is Sequoyah?

The awards honor the Native American leader, Sequoyah, who created the eighty-five sounds representing the Cherokee language. The Award was given out for the first time in 1959 in the Children’s category and later extended to intermediate and high school levels. You can read more about the selection policy and book awards on the Oklahoma Library Association website.

How do I vote?

Any young readers who have read or listened to at least 3 titles from their respective masterlist is qualified to vote. Voting can be done online. It operates on the honor system so please only vote once! Deadline to vote is March 15.

Do you know the 2021 Sequoyah booklist?

The 2021 booklists were just announced! Check out the current book lists below in each category.

 

The Guymon Public Library & Arts Center has memberships to a variety of eResources to benefit our public patrons such as online classes, free audiobooks, ebooks, popular magazines, movies and more. All you need is a library card!

Once you have a card, you are registered for member access from home or at your fingertips of your phone or tablet. If you are already registered but need to log in to our Catalog Page, call us at 580-338-7330 for your library card number or the phone number on file.

Universal Class

Over 500 Education Courses Online – Free with Your Library Card via our Catalog Login and Universal Class.

Looking for ebooks or audiobooks?

Sign in via our Library Catalog Page and click Overdrive or RBdigital to access the OK Virtual Library’s website with your library card number and phone number.

Not sure which device or eReader will work with Overdrive?
Visit the Device Resource Center.

Need help getting started?
Find videos and instructions from Overdrive Help.

Download always available audiobooks with RBdigital. Must sign up initially at the library, after that with a mobile app or through the Catalog.

eMagazines

can be downloaded through RBdigital Magazines in which you will set up an account.

Learn a Language

Learn 63 languages for English speakers or learn English for speakers of 17 languages with Mango Languages.  The database can be accessed through the Catalog or a mobile app.

Learn 80 languages from 50 different languages with Pronunciator or Pronunciator en Español.

Genealogy Research

HeritageQuest offers searches of Census, Books, PERSI Archive, Revolutionary War, Freedman’s Bank and U.S. Serial Set.

Fold3 offers the web’s premier collection of original military records, gathering the best U.S. military records, photos and stories from the Revolutionary War to more recent conflicts.

MyHeritage accesses key collections such as: U.S. Federal Census images and indexes from 1790 to 1940, military records, over one million newspaper pages, enhanced Social Security Death Index (SSDI) records, and exclusive local and world collections.

Visit the Catalog for additional databases.