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2013 Adult Winter Reading Program, January 29 - March 29

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Tutors, encourage your adult learners to participate in this year’s Adult Winter Reading Program!  Here’s how it works:

Read or listen to eight books and receive a Tulsa City-County Library tote bag.  Sign up at any library or online, beginning Jan. 29.  Complete the program and be entered into a drawing for a Kindle Fire® HD and/or an iPod Touch® 16G.

You can count the books you read for the Literacy Book Club too! 

State of the Union

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Last night, President Obama offered his fifth State of the Union Address.

State of the Union

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Tonight, February 12, President Obama will offer his State of the Union Address. The Republican rebuttal will be offered by the Republican Senator from Florida Marco Rubio.

The evening's excitement will begin at 8 p.m. Central Time and will continue for days to come.

A Fairy Tale of New York by Nick Abrahamson

It would be too easy, too dismissive, to say Mark Helprin’s Winter’s Tale is about New York City.  It is set in New York City.  It is about New Yorkers.  But similar to Colum McCann’s Let the Great World Spin,

School Board Elections Tuesday (February 12)

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On Tuesday, February 12 Tulsa County voters are being asked to decide school board posts in  Broken Arrow, Liberty and Berryhill School Districts.

Voters will also vote on school bonds for Jenks and Union School Districts. The bond issues don't raise property taxes because school districts pay off existing bonds as new ones are added, officials said.

Voters in Jenks will be asked to approve an $11.5 million bond issue for the purchase of textbooks, school buses, classroom renovations, safety equipment and more.

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