Blindside Books, or, Good Lord! Reads by Laura Raphael

You know how there are some books that, when you pick them up, you’re pretty sure you’re only going to read a few pages and then release it back into the wild or to its 2,000 library holds? And then you discover that it is, in fact, one of the best reads ever, and you can’t put it down, and you’ve been completely blindsided by this heretofore-unloved-by-you but now precious-work-of-genius book? No? That’s just me?

Work on your Language Skills With Mango

Want to improve your English? Interested in learning another language? Check out Mango Languages through the Tulsa City-County Library! Mango is an online learning system that is free to TCCL customers with their library card. You'll be able to learn on your own time at your own pace. Check it out!

January, 1953: Oklahoma Bans The Sale And Consumption Of Liquor In Oklahoma State Parks

newspaper headlines

January 14th, 1953: The Oklahoman reported that Oklahoma's Commissioner of Public Safety launched a long-awaited state liquor enforcement campaign by ordering a halt in the sale and consumption of liquor in state-owned lodges and parks.

You can read the entire article in the Oklahoman Archives database. The database provides complete coverage of The Oklahoman newspaper from September 25, 1901, including ads in PDF format.  Search by full-text keyword or browse by date. 

Closing The 'Word Gap' Between Rich And Poor

Closing The 'Word Gap' Between Rich And Poor

“by the age of 3, children born into low-income families heard roughly 30 million fewer words than their more affluent peers.”

Tulsa County Public Meetings

Tulsa County

from Tulsa World

Tulsa County officials indicated Thursday that they intend to place a 0.067 percent sales tax on the April 1 ballot to pay for additional pods at the Tulsa Jail and construct a new juvenile justice center.