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New Mobius service broadens the collection of materials available to Tulsa library users!

Have you ever wanted to check out a book, cd, or movie, only to find that the library doesn't own it? In the past, we have offered Interlibrary Loan (or ILL), to obtain books outside of our collection, but this service, while very helpful, can take several weeks to fill a request and requires a small postage fee.

Tutoring Tips and Techniques: Networking for Ideas, Advice, and Problem-Solving

Are you a new tutor? Have you been tutoring for a while and need a fresh set of ideas? Do you want to meet other tutors in our program? If so, this workshop is for YOU!

Please join us for a casual panel discussion led by longtime volunteer tutors who will share their knowledge and answer questions about working with a variety of adult learners.

Please call the literacy office at 918-549-7400 to register for this fun and informative workshop.

When: Thursday, September 18th 6-7:30 p.m.

Where: Literacy Services Building--Meeting Room, 2901 S Harvard

Tulsa's First Night Football Game: Tulsa Vs. Sapulpa At Lee Stadium, September 27th, 1929

1929 tulsa central high school football from the tom tom

On Friday, September 27th, 1929, night football made its debut in Tulsa at Lee Stadium. 5,000 spectators attended what Tulsans called "after-supper football." The October 1929 Tulsa Spirit reported that Oklahoma A. and M. was the the only other Oklahoma organization playing under floodlights at that time. A white football was used to "better aid spectators and players to follow its course without effort." 

Oklahoma's Fastest Growing Businesses

Editors of Inc. Magazine recently released its annual list of the fasting growing small businesses in the country.  

Search the Inc. 5000 to see where Oklahoma businesses ranked.

Haunted by the Golem and the Jinni by Adrienne Teague

I cannot stop thinking about Helene Wecker's book, The Golem and the Jinni. I finished it three days ago, but I just can’t get it out of my head.

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