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Get Registered, Be Informed, Vote!

vote november 6Tomorrow, October 12, is the last day for Oklahomans to register to vote in the November 6 general election. To help accommodate last minute registrations the Tulsa County Election Board will be open til midnight on October 12 accepting registrations. Registrations post marked by midnight October 12 will also be accepted. Need a voter registration card?

Small Business Forum offers advice on obtaining capital

October 23, 2012
7:30 to 9 a.m.

Join the Tulsa Metro Chamber for October's Small Business Forum, "Finding Capital in a Challenging Economy," featuring Sean Kouplen, president and CEO of Regent Bank. Learn various options for attracting capital to buy or grow a business. A brief economic overview and review of the current state of the banking industry will also be presented.

October and Paranormal Romance Go Together

I loved reading all of the recent comments!

Romance combined with science fiction/fantasy, mythical, or futuristic themes is a fun genre to read during the month of October. Here are a few suggested titles/authors to get you started (click on the title and it will take you straight to TCCL's catalog).

Which one is your favorite? Tell us what you liked about it.

Refining in Tulsa: The Cosden Legacy Digital Collection

J. S. (Joshua) Cosden was born in Kent County, Maryland in 1882. He came to Bigheart, Oklahoma in 1908 and later relocated to Tulsa. In 1913, Cosden and Company began operating their West Tulsa refinery, two miles upstream from the Texas Co. (later Texaco) refinery. At that time, the refinery had a total capacity of less than 5,000 barrels of crude a day. Two years later, the refinery added 97 miles of pipeline to connect the plant to the famous Cushing oil field.

Not to Be Missed by Rebecca Howard

I read a lot of new fiction, in large part to stay current about what kinds of titles library patrons will be requesting.  So, it’s always nice when a book that I missed when it was initially released becomes one of my favorites and introduces me to an author’s body of work.  I recently finished Crescent by Diana Abu-Jaber, a beautiful prayer of a novel that is as much poetry as prose.  Published i

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