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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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Three of the nation’s top nonprofit information providers, GuideStar, Charity Navigator, and BBB Wise Giving Alliance, have teamed up to release a letter that urges donors to end the “overhead myth”—the use of overhead ratio as a measure nonprofit performance.
Well, we can certainly give it a shot. The Tulsa library offers a service called Your Next Great Read, which compiles a list of books and authors for individuals based on their personalized reading preferences.
Submitted by Family Reads on Mon, 06/17/2013 - 10:14am
For decades, Mr. Rogers entertained kids on PBS, but did you know that he was an expert on child development? (And a Marine?!?) Everything Mr. Rogers did was based on great research and designed to help children grow and learn. Now you can play his songs and print out the lyrics so you and your child can sing along. Start here: http://pbskids.org/rogers/songs/index.html
As I write this, we are experiencing the first full-fledged summer weather of the season—highs in the mid-90s, a light south wind, and a cloudless, expansive sky. This is the summer I love. Don’t talk to me in July when it’s too hot to be outside at 10 p.m., and you have to put booties on your dog when you take her out for a walk, so she won’t burn her paws crossing the street. No, today is the perfect summer day—made for lazing poolside (friends with pools, call me!) with a great novel.