Government Documents

National Doughnut Day

Salvation Army War Cry Cover

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.

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. 

Storm Shelters

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The library often receives calls from patrons looking for refuge from oncoming weather; we have to tell them that there are no official public shelters in Tulsa. (reference articles: http://bit.ly/13I79XY or http://bit.ly/mKBBoH).

Saturday is the National Day of Civic Hacking

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Saturday is National Day of Civic Hacking.

One Saturday, June 1 pioneering citizens across the United States will blaze new trails for social innovation in an event of unprecedented scope. Nearly one hundred teams across the country, supported by more than 20 government agencies, will come together with a common purpose: to invent new applications that leverage open, public data for the common good. This is the National Day of Civic Hacking. (from hackforchange.org)

Tulsa is among the cities participating in the National Day of Civic Hacking.

Help for Oklahoma Tornado Victims

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After several tragic weather events, many Oklahomans are in need of assistance. Access these resources to offer donations of money, food, water, or other needed supplies. (gratitude to the Tulsa World and my colleague, Johanna Burton, for disaster relief information)

Monetary donations can be made to...

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