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Precocious Protagonists by Cindy Hulsey

I have a soft spot in my heart for precocious protagonists—adolescent characters wise beyond their years, sometimes living in difficult circumstances, who can be both hilarious and heartbreaking. When I was a child I loved Harriet the Spy and I’m still delighted by smart-alecky kids—in literature, not in real-life!

“Chapters” Literacy Fundraiser to Feature Authors David Berg, John Searles and Laurence J. Yadon

Spend an enjoyable evening after hours in the library with three favorite authors while helping raise money and awareness for Tulsa City-County Library’s Ruth G. Hardman Adult Literacy Service.
   In conjunction with National Literacy Awareness Month, Tulsa City-County Library and the Tulsa Library Trust are offering “Chapters: A Casual Evening of Books, Bards and Bites” on Friday, Sept. 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E. 93rd St. The cost is $50 per person. Deadline for reservations is Aug. 28.

Tulsa Market Spotlight

Review Research Wizard's Tulsa Market Brief to ge a snapshot of the latest business news in Tulsa.

The latest issue for July 2014 as well as archives can be found online at researchwizard.org/tulsa-market-brief.php.

 

Dead President by Will Thomas

Like writer Sarah Vowell and perhaps Bill O’Reilly, I am fascinated by presidential assassinations.  Perhaps it is the mere thought that the leader of the Free World is no safer than anyone else.  The library shelves are full of tomes on the deaths of Lincoln and Kennedy, but can you name one book on the death of William McKinley, our 25th president?  I suggest Scott Miller’s

Donation Boxes Now Available

Support the renovation of the Central Library by dropping a donation in the boxes now located in every library.  The boxes are plexiglass replicas of the Central Library.

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