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New In The Digital Collections: June 2017 Update

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In June 2017, TCCL uploaded 270 items into the Digital Collections. There are now approximately 37,059 items in the Digital Collections. Additions include: 

 

Summer Officially Has Begun And It's Heating Up. Is There A List Of Pool Or Splash Pads Around Town?

You're in luck! The library has a database called Tulsa Organizations and Services (or TOS) which includes a wealth of information about Tulsa area groups and facilities, goverment agencies and departments, and other local resources. Included in the database is a list of public swimming pools, water playgrounds, and splash pads open in the Tulsa County area this summer. 

5 Reasons You Should Teach Your Kids Traditional American Songs

I've got nothing against Katy Perry's music. I like a good Taylor Swift or Justin Timberlake song, and heaven knows, I have Miranda Lambert's latest CD on extreme repeat in my car.

But there's nothing better for children than hearing, learning, and singing traditional American folk songs.

Why?

New Book: Short Stories for Little Monsters

Most picture books for children feature a single narrative that carries from the first page until the last - a beginning, middle, and end, with a main character who wants something, encounters a problem, or must go somewhere.

I'm Interested In Helping Someone Learn To Read. How Do I Apply To Become A Literacy Tutor At The Library?

Recent statistics indicate that approximately 1 in 6 adults in Oklahoma perform at the most basic or below basic literacy levels. The Ruth G. Hardman Adult Literacy Service, located at 29th & Harvard, promotes literacy across the lifespan through emergent and family literacy outreach initiatives and adult basic and English language instruction.

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