Blogs

Enough Is Enough by Will Thomas

I’ve got this crazy notion that people should write their own books.  There should be no more novels by assembly line, no more “here, write a novel based on my idea and we’ll publish under my name”, and no more legacy novels, with modern authors using former authors’ characters “from the estate of”. Some people are making a lot of money, but at whose expense? I’m wondering if it is ours.

Want to plant a vegetable garden? The library now has a seed library to help you get started!

With the TCCL Seed Library, you can borrow seeds from a large variety of vegetables (and a few fruits and flowers as well) to take home and plant in your garden. Since, hopefully, the seeds will become plants, we don't expect you to bring those exact same seeds back. However, once the plant produces, you simply take a small portion of the vegetables, fruits, or flower, harvest the seeds and dry them, then return those to the library for other people to use.

Regional Innovation Forum

What:     Regional Innovation Forum

When:    Tuesday, 30 Sept., 9 a.m. – 3.30 p.m.

Where:   Tri County Technology Center, 6101 SE Nowata RD, Bartlesville

To register, visit: http://www.bartlesville.com/calendar/regional-innovation-forum-2/

The forum will focus on how energy, manufacturing and an educated workforce are necessary for a bright economic future in Oklahoma. 

Presented by the Bartlesville Chamber of Commerce

New In The Digital Collections: Tulsa Buildings R-S Vertical File

sinclair building

The content of the Library's Tulsa Buildings R-S vertical file is now available online. You'll find articles on buildings such as the historic Sinclair Building that is scheduled to be sold at a Tulsa County Sheriff's Office auction on October 21st.

Online Resources for Tutors--Working in Adult Literacy Blog

I know tutors are always looking for new resources to use with their students, especially if the two of you have been working together for a while. Take a look at the blog Working in Adult Literacy. Kate Nonesuch is an educator who shares lots of great ideas for working with adult literacy learners.

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