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Did you know you can place holds and renew your library items from home? Here’s how to get started!

If you’ve ever found yourself with a looming due date and couldn’t get to the library in time, you’ll be happy to learn that you can renew your items online, by logging into your account on the library’s website. To log in, first go to our home page, then click on the My TCCL tab on the red bar near the top of the page. If you’ve already logged into your online account before, simply type your username or library card number and password into the fields to log in.

Want To Use That Ereader You Got For Christmas To Check Out Library Books? Here’s How You Can Do It!

The Tulsa library has access to two separate services, Overdrive and Freading, that can be used to download ebooks and digital audiobooks on your ereader, tablet, computer, or smart phone. To get started, first go to our Ebooks, Audiobooks and More page. If you'd like to dive right in to your ebook experience, you can select the top two boxes for immediate access to the Overdrive or Freading catalogs.

I'd Like To Start A Nonprofit Organization, But Don't Know All Of The Steps Involved. Where Can I Find Help Getting It Up And Running?

The library's Research Center has a wealth of information on starting and operating nonprofits. If you go to our Research & Learn tab on the home page, you'll find a link for the Nonprofit Resource Center in the Research by Subject column.

I’d like to get into the holiday spirit by helping those less fortunate. Can the library help me find a place to start?

The library’s Tulsa Organizations and Services (TOS) database is a collection of local area charities, government agencies, clubs, support groups, professional societies and more.

Writer Ann Patchett is the winner of the 2014 Peggy V. Helmerich Distinguished Author Award. Where can I learn more about her and her work?

You can learn more about Ann Patchett and her career through the Biography in Context database. First, click on the Research & Learn tab at the top of the library home page, then select Alphabetical List of Resources. Scroll down to the B's for Biography in Context. Perform a search for the name Patchett, Ann and you should receive a list of results, the first of which will be a biography from Contemporary Authors Online.

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