Literacy

Work on your Language Skills With Mango

Want to improve your English? Interested in learning another language? Check out Mango Languages through the Tulsa City-County Library! Mango is an online learning system that is free to TCCL customers with their library card. You'll be able to learn on your own time at your own pace. Check it out!

Closing The 'Word Gap' Between Rich And Poor

Closing The 'Word Gap' Between Rich And Poor

“by the age of 3, children born into low-income families heard roughly 30 million fewer words than their more affluent peers.”

Literacy Resource Office Director Leslie Gelders

Check out this article about Leslie Gelders, the director of the Literacy Resources Office at the state Department of Libraries. We, and the other literacy offices of Oklahoma, could not do our jobs without the support we receive from the state. Thank you, Ms. Gelders!

How Stories Help the Brain

Reading has physical and immediate affects on the brain.

An Emory University study shows that stories actually build connections in the brain, a physical change that makes people better at language. Sound like something that might help your child?
See the whole story at:
http://esciencecommons.blogspot.com/2013/12/a-novel-look-at-how-stories-may-change.html
 

Conversation Circles

We are pleased to announce the return of Conversation Circles! Practice your English speaking and listening skills in these fun and friendly classes beginning January 13.

Mondays 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Herman and Kate Kaiser Library

Thursdays 1-2 p.m. at Kendall-Whittier Library

Call 918-549-7400 for more information.

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