All locationswill be closed for Labor Day on Mon, Sep 5
The Peggy Helmerich Library will be closed temporarily for light renovation. We anticipate the closure to last several weeks. During the closure, any items you have placed on hold will be sent to Hardesty Library.
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Last year I started a tradition with my (then) 2-year-old niece, Scarlett. Her Christmas Eve gift from us would be a new pair of pajamas, hot chocolate, and 1 or 2 seasonal stories for bedtime. I wanted to give her a tradition that she could always associate with warmth, family, and reading. I had a wonderful time exploring all of the holiday picture books last year—many of which I remembered from my own childhood.
50 years ago today, Dr. Jerry Gustafson, long-time surgeon at St. Francis Hospital in Tulsa, was a resident at Dallas Parkland Hospital when President Kennedy was assassinated. Dr. Gustafson was 28 years old. You can hear his story on Voices of Oklahoma.