Featured Services

I'd like to start a nonprofit organization, but don't know all of the steps involved. Where can I find help getting it up and running?

The library's Research Center has a wealth of information on starting and operating nonprofits. If you go to our Research & Learn tab on the home page, you'll find a link for the Nonprofit Resource Center in the middle of the list of icons.

Are you a reading addict? Then check out this books and reading blog!

We have a blog just for book lovers called Reading Addict, which can be found under the Interests tab of our home page. Reading Addict’s collection of book recommendations come from Nick, Rebecca, Laura and other library employees as they share their latest reads and give their thoughts on the world of books. We’ve also recently added occasional video segments called One Minute Book Reviews to the blog. Whether you’re a hard core bibliophile or just a casual reader, you’ll want to give us a look!

I'm interested in helping someone learn to read. How do I apply to become a literacy tutor at the library?

Featured Service

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 the Central Library, promotes literacy across the lifespan through emergent and family literacy outreach initiatives and adult basic and English language instruction.

 

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 the Central Library, promotes literacy across the lifespan through emergent and family literacy outreach initiatives and adult basic and English language instruction.

I've been hearing more lately about the benefits of organic foods and 'eating local'. Where can I find places in Tulsa that are a part of this trend?

You can find lists of such places on the library's Research page, using the subject guide titled 'Tulsa Food'. This guide provides a lot of great information for people who want to make some changes in their diet.

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