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April Book Club Selection: Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson

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How is it that two track rivals (a girl and a boy) can become the most unlikely pair of best friends? Jess and Leslie do just that by creating their own secret Terabithia, a magical kingdom in the woods that is ruled by imagination.  This magical story explores loss and the recognition of courage, hope and freedom. Be prepared to reach for the tissues!

Join us for Adult Learner Book Club on April 29 at Central Library in the Literacy Resource Room,from 6:30-7:30 pm. For more information, call 918-549-7400.

Small business contracting workshop coming to Muskogee

The Oklahoma District office of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will present Strategies for Growth: Federal Contracting and Certifications April 17th from 9:30 a.m. until noon at Indian Capital Technology Center, 2403 N. 41st St. E in Muskogee.

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.

Local Emergency Alert System

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The City of Tulsa is implementing a location-specific emergency alert system. This system, which launches in June, will alert residents by phone of emergency or threatening events in their area.

All landline phones will automatically be registered to receive emergency notifications. Residents can also opt to be notified by email or to receive a call or text message to a mobile phone.

The system will also push non-emergency notifications to landlands, emails, and mobile phones. To receive these notifications, all residents must opt in. 

Second Amendment Quick Course

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The University of Oklahoma Institute for the American Constitutional Heritage (IACH) is dedicated to promoting civic education through short, topical, online talks related to citizenship, freedom, and the Constitution. In order to fulfill its mission the IACH offers a variety of lectures and online courses offered by OU professors focused on civic and constitutional issues.

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