Blogs

Storytime for Adults by Laura Raphael

While the Central Library is closed for a (much-needed) renovation, many Central employees like me are working at branch libraries. After 9 years at Central, 7 ½ of those in the Readers’ Library department, I’m sad to be away from my downtown readers and fellow librarians. Despite this, I will admit that there is something exciting about being in a new place and learning new things.

Trying to entertain babies and toddlers during a weekly storytime is certainly new!

Healthy Communities : Affordable Care Act Conference

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On Monday, September 30, 2013 the North Tulsa Economic Development Initiative (NEDTi) will host Healthy Communtities : Affordable Care Act Conference. This confrence is for anyone with questions about the impact of Affordable Care Act. Below find location and agenda details.

NTEDi Healthy Communities : Affordable Care Act

AGENDA :  Monday, September 30, 2013
Tulsa Technology North -- 3850 North Peoria, Tulsa, OK 74106

5:00-5:30 p.m.       Registration                          

Saturday at the Museum

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A trip to a museum can be very educational, relaxing, and inspiring. If your learner is interested in visiting Philbrook, let him or her know that there is free admission on the second Saturday of each month. You could even consider taking a trip there in lieu of a tutoring session. www.philbrook.org gives great information about the museum, including a brief history of Villa Philbrook.

Maintaining Public Trust: Ethics in Nonprofit Organizations

As stewards of public trust and public money, nonprofits are often subject to public scrutiny as evidenced in this CNN article on America’s worst charities.

What Are Those "Reading Levels" Anyway?

Author Regina Powers

Have you ever wondered what the "RL" on the back of a kids' book means? Even if you know that it means reading level, what does that mean? And how is the reading level determined? Who gets to decide? And is THAT book really appropriate for a fourth grader? Here is an article written for librarians that does a great job of explaining the basics. For all parents who are looking for a little help in picking the right book for their child.

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