Literacy

Customize Your Reading, Courtesy of Your Library

Next Reads Service from the Tulsa City-County Library

Like books? Overwhelmed by the number of books out there? Use a simple service from your Tulsa City-County library to make the most of your reading time. Sign up for Next Reads newsletters and customize what you get, for your kids or for yourself, delivered right to your inbox. Want picture books? Cookbooks? How about picture books AND kids books? History, gardening, NYT bestsellers... Best of all, one click takes you to the library to see what is available and where. One more click and the book is reserved for you and will be sent to your favorite branch.

Roll the Dice!

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Forming questions is often very difficult for English language learners. If you have a die (or a pair of dice), you can make a game of asking questions. Assign each number a question word; for example, one is who, two is what, three is where, four is when, five is why, and six is how. Roll the die, and your learner (and/or you) should ask a question using that word. The question and answer may also spark a very interesting conversation.

September Book Club Selection: James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl

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The book for September’s Book Club meeting is James and the Giant Peach by Roald Dahl.

“Here is a broad fantasy with all the gruesome imagery of old-fashioned fairy tales and a good measure of their breathtaking delight.” Kirkus Reviews

CHAPTERS FUNDRAISER TO BENEFIT TULSA CITY-COUNTY LIBRARY LITERACY SERVICE

Chapters Fundraiser 2013

  A leisurely evening in the bookstacks surrounded by friends who believe in literacy, fabulous food and relevant authors is a dream evening for readers.
   In conjunction with National Literacy Awareness Month, Tulsa City-County Library and the Tulsa Library Trust present “Chapters: A Casual Evening of Books, Bards and Bites” on Friday, Sept. 6, 6:30 p.m. at Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd St.  The cost is $50 per person and reservations are accepted through Aug. 29.  

August Book Club Selection: The Music of Dolphins by Karen Hesse

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The book for August’s meeting is The Music of Dolphins by Karen Hesse.  Goodreads.com says that in our book this month, “A girl raised by dolphins must choose between two worlds in this critically acclaimed novel about what it means to be a human being.” 

Book Club will meet Monday, August 26th at the Herman & Kate Kaiser Library from 6:30-7:30pm.  To find out more call 918-549-7400.

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