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Want to use that ereader you got for Christmas to check out library books? Here’s how you can do it!

The Tulsa library has access to two separate services, Overdrive and Freading, that can be used to download ebooks and digital audiobooks on your ereader, tablet, computer, or smart phone. To get started, first go to our Ebooks, Audiobooks and More page. On this page, you’ll find four boxes.

Tulsa Regional Chamber Enhanced Breakfast Network

Enhanced Breakfast Network Offers Opportunity to Share Best Practices

Enhanced Breakfast Network Offers Opportunity to Share Best Practices

An exciting new format for the popular Breakfast Network event not only allows participants to expand their contact list but also to discuss topics of great importance with other regional small business leaders and share best practices.

Happy New Year

The Digital Collections Department wishes you a happy and healthy 2014. 

1923 New Year's poster from the Beryl Ford Collection

One More Consideration When Deciding on TV Limits

Journal of the American Medical Association

“Prolonged TV viewing was associated with increased risk of type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and all-cause mortality. Television viewing is the most commonly reported daily activity apart from working and sleeping in many populations around the world. On average, 40% of daily free time is occupied by TV viewing within several European countries1 and 50% in Australia. This corresponds to a daily TV viewing time of about 3.5 to 4.0 hours. In the United States, the average number of daily hours of TV viewing has recently been reported to be 5 hours.”

Happy Holidays

Community Outreach and Literacy Services wishes you and your loved ones a very happy holiday season.

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