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Women’s History Month: Tulsa's Joy Harjo and S.E. Hinton in BIC

biography in context database

It's Women's History Month and two of Tulsa's own, S. E. Hinton and Joy Harjo, are featured in the Library database Biography in Context (BIC).  BIC is a comprehensive collection of biographical information on people throughout history and across all subject areas.  You can limit your search in the database by birth or death place. You can also limit the search by gender, nationality, occupation, and ethnicity.

FREE WORKSHOP: Using Census Data for Grant Writing and Community Needs Assessment

Using Census Data for Grant Writing and Community Needs Assessment

presented by

Jerry O'Donnell
U.S. Census Bureau

March 6, 2013
12:45p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Webinar begins promptly at 1:00 p.m.

Community Service Council
Large Conference Room
16 East 16th Street
Tulsa, OK

RSVP by March 4, 2013, to cjones@csctulsa.org.
The opportunity is free, but seating is limited.
 

Sequestration... it's almost here

U.S. Great Seal

Friday, March 1 is the day sequestration takes effect. Many people are still wondering what is sequestration and what effect will it have. Luckily many news agencies, policy analysts and others have been diligent in making the effects of sequestration apparent. Here is an outline of some of the what and hows.

Discovery by Rebecca Howard

I discovered the last couple of books I’ve read quite by accident.  More accurately, I discovered them the way that I once did—before I read so many books reviews and had such a long list of items on request from the library.  I browsed.  Browsing for fiction can be a daunting task, and I fully understand how people can be thoroughly overwhelmed at the prospect of finding something they will enjoy.  Books are arranged by author, after all, not their characteristics.  Readers’ Advisory guru Nancy Pearl has even suggested a pie chart method labeling books, so that potential readers could see

Tulsa Foundation for Architecture White Glove Open House Series: Art Deco

Mark your calendars and plan to attend the White Glove Open House Series: Art Deco at the TFA Archives, 321 South Boston, Lower Level 01, on Friday, March 1 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Light hors d'oeuvres will be served. The event is free and open to the public.

Tulsa is known the world over for its outstanding Art Deco architecture, and the Tulsa Foundation for Architecture is pleased to be a repository for thousands of the original hand-drawn architectural drawings and renderings of some of these iconic buildings and residences.

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