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We're thinking of home schooling our children next year. Where can we find information to help us with this decision?

The library's Research Center has consolidated a number of resources on home schooling into one place. These materials will help you not only make a more informed decision about whether or not home schooling will work for you and your family, they will also lead you to several tools on getting started, putting together a curriculum, contacting Tulsa area home school organizations, and finding local services for field trips and speakers.

City of Tulsa Tree Debris Pickup

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Beginning Monday, July 29, the City of Tulsa will begin picking up debris from the recent rain and wind storms.

from cityoftulsa.org

A special curbside debris removal operation will begin Monday, July 29, beginning at 8 a.m. and continuing to 5 p.m. on weekdays.  Crews will make one pass throughout the city to gather residential tree debris from last night's storm, if it is placed at the curb.

Open Invitation to Respond to 2013 Nonprofit Fundraising Survey

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The Nonprofit Research Collaborative is calling for responses to its 2013 Nonprofit Fundraising Survey

According to the Nonprofit Research Collaborative's website, the group studies charitable fundraising at nonprofit organizations and the factors that drive success and growth. As a collaborative effort, it aims to reduce the survey burden on charities by combining our originally separate studies to send fewer requests for survey participation.

On Film: Oklahoma's African-American Communities In The Twenties

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The Solomon Sir Jones film collection is available online from Yale University's Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library. The collection consists of 29 silent black and white films that document  African-American communities in Oklahoma from 1924 to 1928.

Tulsa Transit on Google

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Tulsa Transit is now accessible through Google Maps. This is a great thing for Tulsa, its existing bus riders and any new bus riders.

To find a bus route simply input your starting location, desired end location and time of travel into Google Maps (Googlemaps.com/transit), Google will route your trip letting you know which Tulsa Transit bus(es) will get you on your way. 

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