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School Is Back In Session, And That Means Homework Is On The Horizon. Here Are Some Resources To Help Your Child Study.

The library has multiple tools your child can use when it comes to doing homework and learning study skills. First, we have an online service called Homework Help Now, which provides online homework assistance with a live tutor for subjects like math, science, writing, and social studies. All tutors are certified and are available from 2-11pm daily.

I Need To Replace The Starter In My Car. Do You Have Any Online Auto Repair Resources?

Yes, the library has a database called the Auto Repair Reference Center that provides repair information from the Chilton Total Car Care Series. It covers vehicles from 1954 to the present, both domestic and imports. This info includes repair instructions, wiring schematics, technical bulletins, and labor time estimates. You can access the ARRC in our Research & Learn section via the Alphabetical List of Databases.

Looking for an item that isn’t in the Tulsa Library’s catalog? Give our Mobius and Prospector services a try!

With all the thousands of books, movies, and albums being released these days, it’s impossible for our library to own everything. However, even if an item isn’t in the TCCL catalog, you may still be able to find a copy of it through our Mobius/Prospector service. Mobius and Prospector are regional partnerships of several library systems, including TCCL, that allow us to borrow materials from one another.

Are You Planning On Going To College? The Library Has Resources To Help!

Whether you're a high school student making plans for after graduation or an adult wanting to go back to school, the library can help you with the process of getting into college. Our Education Guide, found on the Research tab of the library's home page, has a number of resources that can be found in the College Bound menu on the left side of the page. Some of the topics covered are:

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. 

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