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TCC Offers Free Manufacturing Training

Manufacturing jobs are a driving force in Tulsa’s economy.  Working in manufacturing is an opportunity for skilled workers to take on challenging projects that combine technology, machinery and production.  

To help Tulsa area manufacturers meet the growing need for skilled works, Tulsa Community College is offering FREE training for entry-level positions.

This FREE offering is a 16-week course in basic manufacturing areas such as Safety, Quality, Manufacturing Processes and Procedures and Maintenance Awareness. 

License Plate Now Available at Library Gift Shop

The new Libraries Change Lives license plate can now be purchased through the Library Gift Shop, http://www.tulsalibrary.org/giftshop/. 

At the Gift Shop you can purchase items at Amazon.com, Library logo items, and a Libraries Change Lives T-shirt along with an introductory membership to the Friends of the Tulsa City-County Libraries.  

On the Perils of the English Language

Every so often, we post something about how ridiculous the English language really is. The following excerpt from the poem The Chaos by G Nolst Tenite shows why learning to read and write in English is so difficult, both for English language learners and Adult basic education students. Give it a try, and see how well YOU do! You can see the whole poem here.

Ring-a-Ding-Ding by Will Thomas

 Robert Randisi is the kind of author that puts out five or six books a year, mostly westerns or mysteries.  The emphasis is on quantity.  However, his Rat Pack mysteries are the kind of books that make me clear my schedule whenever one comes in.  They are a guilty pleasure.     

Inclusive Workplace Survey

The Tulsa Regional Chamber's diversity business council, Mosaic, has launched its 2014 Top 20 Inclusive Workplace Culture survey to identify Tulsa-area organizations working toward creating an inclusive workplace culture.

The survey will measure the inclusiveness of HR and management practices in the region's business community as a whole, and individual responses will not be shared. All employers, including nonprofit organizations, are invited to participate.

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