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Beautiful Forevers by Rebecca Howard

As you undoubtedly know by now I am a fiction reader.  Ninety percent of what I read is fiction.  The few exceptions to that rule are usually memoirs, which we must admit are a type of fiction, too.  The facts and the truth are not always the same, but that’s an opinion that could only be held by a lover of fiction.  I love nonfiction readers and their thirst for the facts.  They read to learn, and they want to learn the real story.  Most of the time, I don’t have a lot of use for the real

Understanding Health Care Reform

Do you think health care reform is a bit perplexing? If so,  you can imagine how much more confusing it might be for someone with limited English proficiency or low literacy skills.

Where can I find the lists of titles that I saved on the old site for later use?

You can find instructions on importing your lists of saved titles here.

To find these instructions and other information about the new catalog, go the Interests tab near the top of the page and select the How Do I section.

Where on the new website can I find the library's help page for the ebooks and downloadable audio books?

If you just want to get there quickly, click here

To find it from the home page, click the Research and Learn tab in the red menu bar (be sure to click on the tab itself here, not in the menu). In the Research page, look in the column titled Research by Subject and click 'Getting Started with Overdrive'.

Timeline: Debo's Tulsa

The local history subject guide has a new Tulsa timeline based on dates and events from Angie Debo's Tulsa: From Creek Town to Oil Capital. The timeline covers 1540-1942, beginning with de Soto's arrival at the thriving Creek Indian settlement Tallasi (Tulsey or Tulsee -the original spelling of Tulsa-later becomes a shortened pronunciation of Tallasi) an

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