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Not to Be Missed by Rebecca Howard

I read a lot of new fiction, in large part to stay current about what kinds of titles library patrons will be requesting.  So, it’s always nice when a book that I missed when it was initially released becomes one of my favorites and introduces me to an author’s body of work.  I recently finished Crescent by Diana Abu-Jaber, a beautiful prayer of a novel that is as much poetry as prose.  Published i

The Presidential debates have started, which means the election is around the corner. What sort of information does the library have on the candidates and ballot questions?

Our Government Documents page has a section on the 2012 election, including lists of the candidates for Federal and State Offices, and information on the six state questions that Oklahomans are being asked to decide. The page also includes a number of voter guides from outside sources such as the League of Women Voters and various newspapers, both local and nationwide.

Are You Ready to Vote?

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Lessons in Voting

I have a scout living in my house who at a recent meeting voted on patrol leaders. After the meeting I was informed first, that my scout voted for a young man that he didn't really think would be but who was elected patrol leader; and second, that several of the scouts voted twice. 

A Life of David Foster Wallace by Nick Abrahamson

Chad Harbach remarked that Infinite Jest 'looks like the central American novel of the past thirty years, a dense star for lesser works to orbit'.  It would seem author D.T.

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