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It's Only Rock 'n' Roll but I Like It by Cindy Hulsey

While public perceptions are changing, there are no doubt still plenty of folks out there who think of spinsters with buns and orthopedic shoes when they hear the word librarian. In some ways I fit the stereotype; I’m a middle-aged woman who likes books and cats, I wear glasses, and I like to create order out of chaos. But in other ways I like to defy the stereotype. I’m not a spinster, I sometimes wear sexy shoes, and I love rock ‘n’ roll.

Find Us on Facebook!

That’s right—in June we joined the social networking community and now have a Facebook page! Make sure to like our page HERE for all the latest Ruth G Hardman Adult Literacy information.
 

Freegal Music now available for streaming!

You already may know about the library’s Freegal Music database, which allows you to download 5 free songs a week. Well, now Freegal has an additional feature to offer: streaming music! With streaming, you can listen to your favorite songs for free, as long as you have an internet connection and are logged into the database. Best of all, the songs you stream don’t count against your 5 weekly downloads, so there’s no limit to how many songs you stream.

Reading and Talking by Cindy Hulsey

Ginnie Graham, columnist for the Tulsa World, recently wrote a wonderful article about reading. Her column made my heart sing. It sounded like it had been written by a librarian. She totally gets the benefits of reading, summing up by stating, “Reading is about escapism, imagination, learning, enjoyment, healing, thought-provoking, inspiration, laughter, sadness or just good storytelling.” Amen!

Tulsa Small Business Connection launches

Business owners from across the region recently announced the creation of the Tulsa Small Business Connection, an organization formed to provide networking opportunities and programs geared to help small businesses in northeast Oklahoma achieve success.

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