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Books to Film to Books by Rebecca Howard

I recently spoke with a library customer who wanted to read something similar to the film War of the Roses.  We learned that the 1989 film was based on a 1981 novel of the same title by Warren Adler.  While we didn’t have this particular title in our collection, we did have a couple of other novels by Adler that sounded similar in tone and subject matter.  I also suggested

Kids In Mind

Kids In Mind website, movie reviews

Sure, it is a PG movie, but why is it PG? Why isn’t it a G? Why not a PG-13? Here is a web site that breaks down in detail all the things that parents need to know to decide whether a film is appropriate for their children. If you ever felt like you didn’t have enough information to make that decision, this site may leave you feeling like you have too much information, and that is not a bad thing.
See all the reviews at: http://www.kidsinmind.com/

New books on fundraising, marketing, and prospect research!

The Nonprofit Resource Center is always adding new books to its collection. Check out the below list of our most recent additions!
 
Can't make it to the NRC to check out books? No problem! You can have the books delivered to your nearest library for convenient pick up.

 

 

 

Does your adult learner know how to use a dictionary?

dictionary

Do you use a dictionary during your tutoring sessions? If not, consider all of the ways it can increase your learner''s vocabulary, alphabetic principle skills, and comprehension. If you aren''t sure which dictionary to use, we can help you find one that's at an appropriate level for your adult learner. And, if you and your learner use the computer, searching for a word on the internet can be a fun way to find a definition and more!

I need to pay a traffic ticket, apply for a passport, and find parking for my upcoming jury duty. Where can I go to find this information?

Maneuvering through the various city, county and federal courts in Tulsa can be a bit tricky, since they are located in different buildings, and it's not always obvious which agency handles what. To help you find your way through the system, our Research Center and Tulsa Organizations & Services Office has put together a resource called Navigating the Courts. To find this page, click on the Research & Learn tab on the library's home page and look for it listed in the Research by Subject box.

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