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April 15, Tax Day, is fast approaching.

tax day

April 15, the income tax filing deadline, is fast approaching.

Haven't filed yet & need forms? 
All Tulsa City-County Library locations have federal forms available for pick-up and library staff can assist with printing State of Oklahoma forms.

Access commonly requested Federal & State forms here: http://guides.tulsalibrary.org/taxes

Dumpsters Full!

You may not see a lot of activity on the Denver Avenue side of the Central Library, but the dumpsters are filling up on the west side.  Go to the library's Flickr to see a collection of photos documenting the Central Library's renovation.

It's Tornado Season In Oklahoma. What Can I Do To Prepare In Case One Hits Our Area?

The library's Government Documents section has a weather page with several links to agencies with information on preparedness for tornadoes and other severe weather. To find these, click the Government Documents link in our Research & Learn tab, and look for the gray Weather tab.

Equal Pay Day

equal pay protest

Today, April 8, 2014, is Equal Pay Day. According to the National Committee on Pay Equity (NCPE), equal Pay Day was originated in 1996 as a public awareness event to illustrate the gap between men's and women's wages.

Per the NCPE, “Because women earn less, on average, than men, they must work longer for the same amount of pay. The wage gap is even greater for most women of color.” Equal Pay Day is a signifier of just how much longer women most work to narrow the pay gap.

A Sad State by Rebecca Howard

I think that Grumpy Cat may, in fact, be one of the great existential philosophers of our time.  I suspect that he has his finger (paw?) on the pulse of joy.  After all, things fall apart.  Life is suffering.  I’ve already lost about half of you, right?

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