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What Flag Is That? Learning about flags around the world

In honor of Flag Day (June 14), why not go on a learning expedition with your child about flags of the world? Sure, Google Image Search will be useful to see what the flags look like, but to get a full history of the symbolism of different flags, head to the 929.9s and 994s in the Children's nonfiction section at your library.

Talking Points: Why This Summer, You Should Have a Conversation

Summers with kids are not always cheap. Even a trip to the swimming pool, when you add the costs of bathing suits, sunscreen, towels, and snacks, can give your wallet a wallop.

Fortunately, you have an ace in your summer entertainment pocket. Yes, the library, but one more as well: talking.

The SUMMER READING PROGRAM is here!

Huzzah, huzzah, summer reading is finally here! The Tulsa City-County Library wants babies and children to LOVE reading and learning. That's why, for the 43rd year in a row we are offering a Summer Reading Program for children from infants through 5th grade. (There are also programs for everyone else: tweens, teens, and adults!)

Learn more at www.TulsaLibrary.org/summer - or visit one of our 24 library locations around the city and county to sign up and start your reading adventure!

I'm Taking A Long Road Trip Soon And Would Like To Check Out Some Books On CD To Listen To While I'm Driving. What's The Best Way To Look For Those On The Website?

If you'd like to browse the library's collection of books on CDs (or other formats such as DVDs, large print books, or magazines), you can do so through the catalog's Advanced Search feature. First, click on the Explore tab, then look for the search field in the top right corner of the page. Click on the Advanced Search link under the red Search box.

Summer Reading Program: What Kids Can Earn

Starting on May 30, babies and children can register for the Summer Reading Program at any of the 24 locations of the Tulsa City-County Library! (Teens and adults are invited to join their own programs, too!)

The program is simple...

This summer, between May 30 and August 5, when babies or children read (or, in the case of babies and young children, have read TO them)

8 books...

AND

Visit the library 4 times...

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