The Oconee County Public Library is happy to announce the addition of a new online learning resource. KnowledgeCity features over 12,000 video courses on subjects like computing, business, finance, workplace safety and compliance. Check it out at our online link under “OCPL Digital Learning.” The site itself and many of the classes are also in Spanish. (Muchas de las clases también son en español.)
In order to help parents find materials on their child’s reading level, the OCPL has created Literacy Kits. These kits contain multiple books in various reading levels, comprehension questions for parents to discuss with their children as they read, and hands-on reading skill games to boost understanding. Children can begin at any level and progress through all the kits and levels to improve reading fluency and comprehension. These Literacy Kits are available at all four library branches and on the Bookmobile. They can be checked out for four weeks on any library card.
As of Friday, May 31, all children’s materials like E and J books, VOX books, and children’s audio books, will no linger have fines assessed on them. Young adult books, Launchpad tablets, and DVDs are not included. Lost and damaged items will still have fees assessed on them. If you owed fines on these before Friday, they will still need to be paid.
Check out our new video streaming service called Kanopy. If your card allows you to check out videos at the library, you can also use Kanopy! Users have five play credits per month per card. Check it out here: https://oconeelibrary.org/ocpl-digital-media/
Make sure to check out our Digital Learning page. We’ve added the Merck Manuals. These are high-quality, independently vetted sources for medical professionals, consumers, and even veterinary needs! Go to https://oconeelibrary.org/ocpl-digital-learning/ to enter a search and try it out today!