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Tulsa County 2014 Real Estate Auction – Monday, June 9

The Tulsa County Treasurer’s Office holds a real estate auction each year on the second Monday of June and continues from day-to-day thereafter until said sale has been completed.

Visit Guidelines Governing the 2014 June Real Estate Auction for information relating to participation in the sale. http://www.treasurer.tulsacounty.org/documents/Resale/2014/Guidelines.pdf

Auction Location:
Tulsa Convention Center
Conference Hall A
100 Civic Center, Tulsa OK

ODOT Public Meetings – Oklahoma Long Range Transportation Plan

ODOT Public Meetings – Oklahoma Long Range Transportation Plan

The Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) is beginning the process of updating the Oklahoma Long Range Transportation Plan (LRTP). The purpose of the LRTP is to set a policy context for addressing surface transportation issues in our State for the next 25 years.

"Tulsa Central Library Renewed" Launches $1 Million Public Fundraising Campaign

May 16, Robert J. LaFortune, Tulsa Central Library Renewed chairman announced the launch of the public phase of the campaign to raise $1 million from the Tulsa community.

The overall cost of the renovation of the Central Library will be finalized this summer, but is estimated at $50 million.  With a lead gift from the Bezalel Fund/Charles and Lynn Schusterman Family Foundation, the Tulsa library Trust has raised $28 million to date, engaging dozens of corporations, foundations and individuals to help achieve the fundraising goal.

June Adult Learner Book Club

As per usual, the Book Club will not met during the month of May. However, there is a book for participants to read for June: Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs.

“A spine-tingling fantasy illustrated with haunting vintage photography, Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children will delight adults, teens, and anyone who relishes an adventure in the shadows.”

~Goodreads.com

One Book, One Tulsa: The Great Gatsby by Cindy Hulsey

What makes The Great Gatsby such an enduring work of literature? It was not, after all, a bestseller when it was published, yet it is still in print 90 years after its original publication. It has sold millions of copies, and is taught in high schools and universities as an American classic. The novel holds up well to re-reading, each time revealing more depth and richness than the time before.

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