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The library has added another eBook service. Take a look at Freading!

Freading is a new eBook provider available to Tulsa County library users. With over 22,000 books available through this resource, Freading greatly expands your digital reading options. And the best part is that all titles on Freading are always available, which means no holds and no waiting lists. Check out the Freading home page to browse for your next read.

Did you make a New Year's resolution to learn a new skill or try out some different hobbies? Then take a look at our Universal Class database!

The Universal Class database offers a wide variety of online classes that you can apply to your career, your home life, or your leisure time. Crafts, entrepreneurship, accounting, real estate, pet care, mathematics, cooking and writing are just a few of the many subjects that are offered. Classes are generally divided up into several lessons, and include outside links to helpful websites, instructor feedback, and assignments and exams to put your newfound knowledge to the test.

Where can I go to find the business hours for the different library locations?

Because many of our libraries are open for different durations, we've posted the hours of operation for each branch on our website. From the homepage, simply select the Locations tab on the far right side of the page. This will give you a full list of the libraries around the county and the business hours for each day of that particular week. To the right of the weekly schedules is also a list of holidays that all libraries will be closed throughout the year.

I'd like to buy my parents a digital camera, but don't know much about the brands or features. Where can I find something that will help me make the best decision?

The library has online access to Consumer Reports, a magazine that specializes in product testing and comparisons to help buyers make the most of their money. In order to search the magazine's contents, first go to the library's home page and do a title search for 'Consumer Reports Online', then click on the top result by the same name.

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