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New In The Digital Collections: October 2017 Update

 

 

 

 

In October 2017, TCCL uploaded 109 items into the Digital Collections. There are now approximately 37,357 items in the Digital Collections. Additions include: 

 

Draw-ing Children into Reading: Art as a Doorway to Literature

Hannah E. Harrison @ Hardesty Regional Library on Nov. 3 for "Books To Treasure" 

It's a truth universally forgotten by adults that learning how to read is hard. Because it's easy for us to do NOW, we don't remember how hard it was to learn THEN.

In fact, learning to read is the hardest cognitive task (or, rather, a complex, interconnected web of many different tasks) we ask kids to do - in a relatively short amount of time.

The Plus Side of Making Mistakes

"The Book of Mistakes" by Corinna Luyken - reviewed by Melody Palmer, Youth Librarian, South Broken Arrow Library

Are mistakes bad? How can mistakes turn into something lovely?

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:

Halloween Costumes: Research to the Rescue!

On the hunt for an authentic Halloween costume for you or your child?

Research to the rescue!

The library's Popular Culture Universe database has articles, pictures, and in some cases even videos that show clothing from various decades.

Whether you want to re-create a "Flapper" look from the 1920s, one of the original "Boy Band" musicians from the 1950s, or even a "Furby" toy from the 1990s, you'll find inspiration and information from this free resource.

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