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The Devil All the Time: Hillbilly Noir by Nick

I love reading the gothic, particularly the southern variety. When I first began reading novels written in this tradition, many of them didn''t seem to have many dimensions.

It's tornado season in Oklahoma. What can I do to prepare in case one hits our area?

The library's Government Documents section has a weather page with several links to agencies with information on preparedness for tornadoes and other severe weather. To find these, click the Government Documents link in our Research & Learn tab, and look for the gray Weather tab.

Caramel Corn and Champagne by Rebecca

I will easily admit that I am among the great multitude of Downton Abbey fans feeling bereft after the second season’s final episode. Everyone has something to say about the series’ phenomenal success in the United States. After all, what do Americans want with this story of life in an Edwardian country estate? My answer is what could we NOT love about this romantic drama?

Find out if one of your favorite authors is coming to Tulsa!

Tulsa hosts a variety of different authors throughout the year, and the library can help you find out when and where they'll be speaking. Local Author Events provides information on upcoming speaking engagements by both local and visiting authors. Some are held at the library, while others are presented by outside groups such as Book Smart Tulsa, an organization devoted to promoting the literary arts in our city.

I need help finding a topic and sources for a research paper dealing with current events. Where can I look?

The library has two databases, World News Digest and Issues & Controversies, that are great for learning about current events and contemporary political and social topics. World News Digest focuses more on newspaper articles and stories, and allows you to search for pieces by time period (back to the 1940s) and country.

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