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Read the Film! by Laura Raphael

Read the Film logoRecently, the Tulsa City-County Library has been purchasing extra copies of books that have been, or soon will be, in the Cineplex near you. The program is called “Read the Film!”, and as a devoted reader AND moviegoer, I appreciate this book-to-film support.

You may want to sit and put your glass of milk down before you read this, but there are even times when I think the movie is far superior to the book.

HIV & Hepatitis Testing

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The Tulsa World has reported that former patients of local dentist Dr. W. Scott Harrington could have been exposed to HIV, hepatitist B and hepatitis C. The Tulsa Health Department is offering free testing to anyone fearing exposure 

Get Reading Oklahoma

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Get Reading Oklahoma is a project of the Oklahoma City Community Foundation and its Literacy Is For Everyone (LIFE) Initiative. They provide access to the following learning opportunities--

·         GED Connection is a TV series of 30-minute programs that helps adults prepare for the GED test. Each show helps an adult see, hear and learn from GED teachers. GED Connection is available to watch on OETA, Cox Digital Cable's On DEMAND FreeZone, and Cox Cable’s Channel 21. Episodes are also available to view online.

Spring has Sprung

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Wednesday, March 20 was the Vernal Equinox, signaling the first day of Spring. Spring fever often brings a flurry of activity... spring cleaning, gardening, etc. The City of Tulsa is on hand to assist with your spring cleaning endeavors. Check out these upcoming events to help with your spring cleaning efforts.

Ancestry Library Edition: U.S. City Directories 1821-1989

You can now access Ancestry.com's database of U.S. City Directories 1821-1989 from any library location.  Directories can be found by choosing "all databases" from the "more collections" link on Ancestry Library Edition's landing page.

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