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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.

City Hall in Your Neighborhood Returns

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Mayor Dewey Bartlett and Tulsa's City Councilors announced a new slate of City Hall in your Neighborhood meetings. These meetings bring together constituents and elected officials to discuss improvements and concerns for the City of Tulsa and its residents.

Upcoming meetings will also focus on information and public comments about funding city needs with the Third Penny Sales Tax and General Obligation Bond Issue. This issue would go to voters in November 2013.

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

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