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I'm Interested In Helping Someone Learn To Read. How Do I Apply To Become A Literacy Tutor At The Library?

Recent statistics indicate that approximately 1 in 6 adults in Oklahoma perform at the most basic or below basic literacy levels. The Ruth G. Hardman Adult Literacy Service, located at 29th & Harvard, promotes literacy across the lifespan through emergent and family literacy outreach initiatives and adult basic and English language instruction.

I'm Taking A Long Road Trip Soon And Would Like To Check Out Some Books On CD To Listen To While I'm Driving. What's The Best Way To Look For Those On The Website?

If you'd like to browse the library's collection of books on CDs (or other formats such as DVDs, large print books, or magazines), you can do so through the catalog's Advanced Search feature. First, click on the Explore tab, then look for the search field in the top right corner of the page. Click on the Advanced Search link under the red Search box.

I'd Like To See What Was In The National News On The Day I Was Born. Where Can I Find Those Headlines?

We have access to a New York Times database that allows you to view the newspaper page by page on any given publication date from 1851-2013. This resource can be found by selecting the Alphabetical List of Resources in the library's Research and Learn tab. Under the N section of the list, you'll see two entries for the New York Times.

I'm Taking A Trip This Summer And Need To Learn How To Communicate With The Locals. Can The Library Help Me Learn A Foreign Language?

Yes, we have a database called Mango that is great for learning or practicing a foreign language. The lessons use a combination of audio and visual cues to give a more comprehensive guide to understanding words and phrases.

It's Tornado Season In Oklahoma. What Can I Do To Prepare In Case One Hits Our Area?

The library's Government Documents section has a weather page with several links to agencies with information on preparedness for tornadoes and other severe weather. To find these, click the Government Documents link in our Research & Learn tab, and look for the gray Weather tab.

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