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National Doughnut Day

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It's the first Friday in June, which also means it's National Doughnut Day.

What do doughnuts have to do with government documents? Well, as it turns out, a little... during WWI Salvation Army volunteers would hand out doughnuts (donuts) to America's war weary GIs. At the time doughnuts were considered a European Delicacy.

Closing for Renovation!

Central Library will close August 30 and undergo an exciting two-year renovation project.

During renovation, we will provide select services for customers at Librarium, a temporary facility located at 11th and Denver. It will open September 3.

A Thousand Selves by Laura Raphael

*This article is adapted from Laura’s One Small Good Thing blog, a project this past spring in which she asked librarians to notice “one small good thing” per day for a month.

This is going to sound unnecessarily dark, but once, years ago, my therapist asked if I was having suicidal thoughts. "No," I answered. Then, "Well, yes, sort of? Like, I think about how great it would be not to be myself anymore. Not to be dead, exactly, but to wake up and just be some different person."

Absentee and Early Voting

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Tulsa County Municipal Elections are Tuesday, June 11 with early in-person, absentee voting will be available June 7 & 10. For those wanting to vote absentee, applications for absentee ballots must be mailed, faxed or hand-delivered to the Election Board by 5p.m. Wednesday, June 5.

City of Tulsa voters will be voting on Mayor, City Auditor, and 3 unopposed Council seats. 

Facebook offers free how-to guide for nonprofits

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Facebook has released Building Your Presence with Facebook Pages: A Guide for Causes and Nonprofits​,  a 13-page manual that gives step-by-step instructions on how to build a Facebook page, draw followers, improve content, and analyze visitor data.

View or download the guide for free from Facebook Public Files.

 

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