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My Mother Loves To Read But Is Not Able To Drive. Do You Deliver Books To People Who Aren't Able To Get To The Library?

Yes, the library does offer a homebound delivery service and Books By Mail to those customers who are physically unable to travel to their library branch. This option is offered through our Outreach Services department. Customers who qualify for homebound delivery can request their own items, or have Outreach staff select materials based on their reading preferences.

I’d Like To Get Involved In A Book Discussion Group. How Can The Library Help Me Do This?

Have you ever read a book that you enjoyed so much you just had to tell someone about it? Are you looking for a way to branch out from your typical reading tastes? Perhaps you just want to make some new friends who share your interest in books? Well, book discussion groups are a perfect way to accomplish any or all of these goals.

Summer Officially Has Begun And It's Heating Up. Is There A List Of Pool Or Splash Pads Around Town?

You're in luck! The library has a database called Tulsa Organizations and Services (or TOS) which includes a wealth of information about Tulsa area groups and facilities, goverment agencies and departments, and other local resources. Included in the database is a list of public swimming pools, water playgrounds, and splash pads open in the Tulsa County area this summer. 

I'm Interested In Helping Someone Learn To Read. How Do I Apply To Become A Literacy Tutor At The Library?

Recent statistics indicate that approximately 1 in 6 adults in Oklahoma perform at the most basic or below basic literacy levels. The Ruth G. Hardman Adult Literacy Service, located at 29th & Harvard, promotes literacy across the lifespan through emergent and family literacy outreach initiatives and adult basic and English language instruction.

I'm Taking A Long Road Trip Soon And Would Like To Check Out Some Books On CD To Listen To While I'm Driving. What's The Best Way To Look For Those On The Website?

If you'd like to browse the library's collection of books on CDs (or other formats such as DVDs, large print books, or magazines), you can do so through the catalog's Advanced Search feature. First, click on the Explore tab, then look for the search field in the top right corner of the page. Click on the Advanced Search link under the red Search box.

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