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Think you might have the flu? Medline Plus lists symptoms and health news to help you stay on top of things.

To find information on flu, including symptoms, prevention and treatment, try the Medline Plus database. You can access it through the Research & Learn tab at the top the library homepage in the alphabetical Databases list. In the Medline Plus search field, enter the word ‘flu' and hit ‘search'. Click on the first result from the National Library of Medicine. This will bring up a new page with an overview of the disease and several headings.

Prose and Boyhood by Nick

It’s tempting to label We the Animals a novella with its language resembling the best of what flash fiction can do: rollicking, lyrical prose, scenes stitched together like snippets of memories, sentences so full of heart they seem to pulsate on the page. Unlike novellas and slip-stream fiction, We the Animals tells a bigger story that’s less on soft, fuzzy edges and more on dimensions and conflicted characters.

Does the library offer free Wi-Fi service?

Yes, the library offers free WiFi service at all 25 locations. For more information, click on the About tab at the top of the library's homepage. In the box on the left side of the page, click on Computers. Look for the Wireless Access at TCCL link for a tip sheet about the library's WiFi policies.

Books People Are Talking About by Lynette

Lynette facilitates the book discussion group at the Helmerich Library. At each meeting they read books on a particular topic or books by the same author and share their opinions. Below is the newsletter she shared with her group after their January meeting.

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