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Knowledge is Power!

Did you know that you can take online non-credit courses through Universal Class with your library card?

Many courses focus on developing specific knowledge and skills of interest to nonprofit organizations.  The best part is it’s all free and available from home 24/7. 

 

Check out these great courses…

  • How to Write a Grant Proposal

  • Fundraising 101

  • Marketing Outreach

  • Public Relations 101

  • Effective Presentations

70th Anniversary of D-Day

On June 6, 1944, more than 160,000 Allied troops landed along a 50-mile stretch of the French coastline, to fight Nazi Germany on the beaches of Normandy, France.  More than 5,000 Ships and 13,000 aircraft supported the D-Day invasion, and by day’s end, the Allies gained a foot-hold in Europe marking a major turning point in World War II.  

 

Adult Summer Reading Program

That’s right! Now adults (age 18+) have their very own reading challenge this summer too! For reading or listening to any four books between May 27th and August 2nd, adults win a coupon for a free bagel from Panera Bread, and will be entered automatically to win one of 185 awesome prizes!

We want to especially encourage our adult learners to sign up for this great opportunity! Let us know if you complete the Summer Reading Program (be sure to send us your reading log!), and the Literacy Office will send you a $5 gift card for QuikTrip!

Adoring Michael Cunningham by Cindy Hulsey

I’m someone who believes that fiction can lead a person to Truth more than any other medium.  Case in point: Several years ago Michael Cunningham, the author of The Hours and several other beautiful, moody novels, was in Tulsa. I had read The Hours twice and discussed it with my book group. I had also seen the movie version. The character of Laura Brown haunted me.

Small Business Start-Up

Want to start a business? Get the help you need with SCORE experts. 

Learn the essentials of business start-ups, get action steps for your business and receive one-to-one mentoring. 

 

Simple Steps for Starting Your Business: Start-Up Basics

 

Thursdays, June 5, 26 • 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Location: Hardesty Regional Library

8316 E 93rd St

 

Saturday, June 21 • 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Location: Rudisill Regional Library

1520 N Hartford Ave.

 

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