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Board Internship Program for Tulsa Nonprofits and Young Adults

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Every year Tulsa’s Young Professionals (TYPros) and Leadership Tulsa pair up to match more than 80 young, aspiring nonprofit leaders to local organizations through the Board Internship Program.

According to TYPros, the program serves to “develop young adult leaders in Tulsa by familiarizing them with each other, the community in general, and the practices and principles of community leadership through a nonprofit board internship.”

Get In The Irish Mood

Do you have a favorite Irish romance? Here are a few suggested titles (many of these are available in a variety of formats):

A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy

Love Letters by Katie Fforde

Irish Rogue by Annie Jones

The library has added another eBook service. Take a look at Freading!

Freading is a new eBook provider available to Tulsa County library users. With over 22,000 books available through this resource, Freading greatly expands your digital reading options. And the best part is that all titles on Freading are always available, which means no holds and no waiting lists. Check out the Freading home page to browse for your next read.

Feedback Tulsa Topic: Downtown, More Buildings Or More Surface Parking?

Tulsa Metropolitan Area Planning Commission (TMAPC) will begin considering regulatory changes at their work session today, and it would be helpful to have community feedback on the development of downtown Tulsa. In a nutshell, TMAPC would like to know which photograph on the left matches your vision for downtown? Would you like to see more buildings or more surface parking? You can weigh in here:  http://www.feedbacktulsa.org/portals/121/Forum_355/Issue_1174?a=133

The Human Invention by Laura Raphael

Take a moment to appreciate how very difficult it is to read this sentence.

Well, not specifically that sentence, but every sentence. Cognitive scientists will tell you that it’s a monumental task to learn how to read even just one WORD of a sentence. You have to look at random, complex, squiggly marks on a page, identify the letters as representing sounds, and then translate those sounds into a word that makes sense. And you have to do it quickly, automatically, or risk losing the meaning completely.

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