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Saturday at the Museum

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A trip to a museum can be very educational, relaxing, and inspiring. If your learner is interested in visiting Philbrook, let him or her know that there is free admission on the second Saturday of each month. You could even consider taking a trip there in lieu of a tutoring session. www.philbrook.org gives great information about the museum, including a brief history of Villa Philbrook.

Maintaining Public Trust: Ethics in Nonprofit Organizations

As stewards of public trust and public money, nonprofits are often subject to public scrutiny as evidenced in this CNN article on America’s worst charities.

What Are Those "Reading Levels" Anyway?

Author Regina Powers

Have you ever wondered what the "RL" on the back of a kids' book means? Even if you know that it means reading level, what does that mean? And how is the reading level determined? Who gets to decide? And is THAT book really appropriate for a fourth grader? Here is an article written for librarians that does a great job of explaining the basics. For all parents who are looking for a little help in picking the right book for their child.

Central Library's Circulating Collection

While Central Library has closed for its exciting two-year renovation, it’s circulating collection of books, music and movies are still available for our customers to place holds on and have delivered to their neighborhood branch library.

When you visit the library catalog and discover an item you desire located at the Annex, simply Place a Hold, select your Pickup Location and that item will be delivered for you.

National Register to Vote Day

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Today is National Voter Registration Day. If you're not registered to vote, today is as good a day as any to get registered, or to update your registration.

Voting is one of few civic responsibilities we have as American citizens and possibly the most important. Voting is your opportunity to exercise your voice in government.

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