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Feedback Tulsa Topic: Downtown, More Buildings Or More Surface Parking?

Tulsa Metropolitan Area Planning Commission (TMAPC) will begin considering regulatory changes at their work session today, and it would be helpful to have community feedback on the development of downtown Tulsa. In a nutshell, TMAPC would like to know which photograph on the left matches your vision for downtown? Would you like to see more buildings or more surface parking? You can weigh in here:  http://www.feedbacktulsa.org/portals/121/Forum_355/Issue_1174?a=133

The Human Invention by Laura Raphael

Take a moment to appreciate how very difficult it is to read this sentence.

Well, not specifically that sentence, but every sentence. Cognitive scientists will tell you that it’s a monumental task to learn how to read even just one WORD of a sentence. You have to look at random, complex, squiggly marks on a page, identify the letters as representing sounds, and then translate those sounds into a word that makes sense. And you have to do it quickly, automatically, or risk losing the meaning completely.

What do you think of career resources at the library?

We're here to help job seekers in the Tulsa community, and we are always looking for ways to make our resources even better.

We want to hear from you about our job search and career services! Below you will see a link to a survey that provides you an opportunity to comment on how you use our services and what else you might like to see offered.

Click here to take the survey: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TCCL_Job_Survey

Tulsa City-County Library Embarks on Endeavor to Remake Central Library

“We will open within its walls a new kind of library, one where 21st century customers can not only engage in lifelong learning, but also where they can convene, collaborate and create,” said library CEO Gary Shaffer about Tulsa City-County Library’s plans to remake and reimagine the Central Library.

New features of the renovated Central Library will include:

Tulsa City-County Library Unveils Final Design Schematics for Central Library Renovation

The Tulsa City-County Library has announced final plans for renovating Central Library in downtown Tulsa.

The $47.8 million project is scheduled to begin in September and will last approximately two years. The plan calls for functional and safety improvements as well as entirely new features to better serve the changing needs of customers.

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